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Security Alert Issued For Threats to Schools, Hospitals in Punjab

Security Alert Issued For Threats to Schools, Hospitals in P...

The recent rise in terror attacks in Pakistan has created a wave of fear in the nation. A security alert has been issued following the intelligence reports that there is a looming threat to schools and hospitals across Punjab. A letter to [...]

Posted On : Dec, 15 2017 | Comments : 0

China transfers latest technology to Pakistan: Yan Zhiyong

China transfers latest technology to Pakistan: Yan Zhiyong

China is transferring its high-quality industrial technology to its close neighbour Pakistan under their multi-billion-US-dollars project of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The latest example is the first unit of Port Qasim coal- [...]

Posted On : Dec, 14 2017 | Comments : 0

Huge Quantity of Dead Animal Meat Discovered in Lahore

Huge Quantity of Dead Animal Meat Discovered in Lahore

You can never be sure what you are eating in Lahore. Every now and then, there is a crackdown going on against restaurants, leading to shocking discoveries regarding expired, substandard and even ‘haram’ food being traded in t [...]

Posted On : Dec, 11 2017 | Comments : 0

BEWARE: Bitcoin Scam is Taking over Social Media

BEWARE: Bitcoin Scam is Taking over Social Media

The viral cryptocurrency Bitcoin has made a name for itself in no time. Throughout 2017, the currency has seen a drastic rise in its value which was around $1,000 in January and crossed over $17,000 before falling just below $15,000. Howe [...]

Posted On : Dec, 09 2017 | Comments : 0

Jazzcash And JS Bank To Launch Direct Debit Servicing For The First Time In Pakistan

Jazzcash And JS Bank To Launch Direct Debit Servicing For Th...

Expanding itself in the domain of digital payments, JazzCash has entered into an agreement with JS Bank whereby Jazz customers will have access to Direct Debit functionality. Developed on JazzCash Payment Gateway, Direct Debit will bring [...]

Posted On : Nov, 07 2017 | Comments : 0

Key Suspect in Karachi Knife Attacker Case Arrested: Claims Police

Key Suspect in Karachi Knife Attacker Case Arrested: Claims ...

Fear had gripped Karachiites as the psychotic serial killer in Gulistan-e-johar kept attacking women of the city at night. Now according to Dawn News, Additional Inspector General (AIG) Karachi Mushtaq Maher has declared that 16 suspects [...]

Posted On : Oct, 06 2017 | Comments : 0

Tax Collection Can Now be Done Through Internet & ATM

Tax Collection Can Now be Done Through Internet & ATM

Pakistan is surging into the era of the online world as the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said that a mechanism is being developed to enable payment of FBR taxes and customs duty through internet banking or ATM. SBP has signed an agreement [...]

Posted On : Oct, 04 2017 | Comments : 0

Cellular services partially suspended in parts of Sindh, Punjab

Cellular services partially suspended in parts of Sindh, Pun...

Mobile phone services were partially suspended in different parts of the country on Friday in view of strict security arrangements for Muharram processions. The services were suspended in Karachi, Sukkur, Hyderabad, Jacobabad, Kashmore, K [...]

Posted On : Sep, 29 2017 | Comments : 0

Pakistan’s 1st Orange Line Metro Train Is Finally Coming

Pakistan’s 1st Orange Line Metro Train Is Finally Coming

The celebration for the arrival of Pakistan’s first metro train will be carried out in Dera Gujjran, by the government of Punjab at Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) depot on 7th October. The train has reached Karachi and after the cle [...]

Posted On : Sep, 25 2017 | Comments : 0

Malala urges global community to intervene in Rohingya crisis

Malala urges global community to intervene in Rohingya crisi...

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has called on the international community to intervene to protect Myanmar's Muslim minority Rohingya fleeing violence and terror. She also urged Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi [...]

Posted On : Sep, 08 2017 | Comments : 0

Axact Assistant Vice President Gets 21 Months Jail, $5.3 Million Fine

Axact Assistant Vice President Gets 21 Months Jail, $5.3 Mil...

Umair Hamid, Assistant Vice President for International Relations at Axact, was recently sentenced to 21 months in prison for his role in an international diploma mill scheme operated through the Pakistani company, by the Acting United St [...]

Posted On : Aug, 30 2017 | Comments : 0

Rain-thunderstorm to hit Karachi, other areas this week: PMD

Rain-thunderstorm to hit Karachi, other areas this week: PMD

Karachiites should brace for impact as weather forecasts predict a continuous spell of rain in the port city from Tuesday till the weekend. Pakistan Meteorological Director Abdul Rasheed, talking to Geo News, said it is premature to say w [...]

Posted On : Aug, 29 2017 | Comments : 0

Five electrocuted to death as heavy rain, stormy winds hit Karachi

Five electrocuted to death as heavy rain, stormy winds hit K...

Heavy rain, coupled with stormy winds, hit the city late Monday night, leading to panic on the roads, power outages, and destroyed electricity poles. Numerous areas were blocked off due to massive traffic jams, whereas many commuters were [...]

Posted On : Aug, 22 2017 | Comments : 0

Pakistan’s leprosy fighter Dr Ruth Pfau passes away

Pakistan’s leprosy fighter Dr Ruth Pfau passes away

Dr Ruth Pfau, who devoted her whole life for Pakistan's lepers, passed away today at a private hospital, an official of the Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre (MALC) said in a statement. Dr Ruth Pfau, the founder of National Leprosy Contro [...]

Posted On : Aug, 10 2017 | Comments : 0

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