ISLAMABAD ( ABRAR MUSTAFA ) The effective rate of sales tax and customs duty on computer sector would increase through rationalization of duties/taxes on import of computer equipment by bringing smuggled imports into the formal regime and reducing cost of legitimate importers. Munawar Iqbal, Chairman Pakistan Computer Association PCA, in
WASHINGTON ( MEDIA ) A federal court has made a limited ruling against the NSA’s mass collection of phone records. In a filing posted today, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals writes that the phone records program “exceeds the scope of what Congress has authorized,” overturning a decision from 2013.
ISLAMABAD ( BMZ REPORT ) The Higher Education Commission’s Committee for Development of Social Sciences and Humanities in Pakistan (CDSSHP) in collaboration with the University of Peshawar is organizing the 3rd Conference on Promotion of Social Science Research in Pakistani Universities involving social scientists from within and outside the country.
ISLAMABAD ( BMZ REPORT ) Telenor Pakistan has announced today the launch of Real Time Billing service for international roaming (IR) customers. The service is designed to keep the billing of IR customers updated in real time, preventing them from overusing or exceeding their credit limits while they are travelling
ISLAMABAD ( ABRAR MUSTAFA ) The Higher Education Commission (HEC) had initiated the procurement process for the Prime Minister’s Laptops Scheme (Phase-II) and some observations were raised by the Transparency International Pakistan in the procurement process. Most of the observations had already been addressed earlier, however to settle remaining observations,