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Video game based on Peshawar school attack removed

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STAFF REPORT ISB: A screen grab from the video game "Pakistan Army Retribution," set during the 2014 attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, has been removed from the site. Online critics call it "distasteful" and said that the attack was "no game". The first-person shooter (FPS) game, called "Pakistan Army Retribution," invited gamers to play the role of a Pakistani soldier ridding a school of insurgents. It was removed from circulation…Read More

Video game based on Peshawar school attack removed

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A screen grab from the video game "Pakistan Army Retribution," set during the 2014 attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, has been removed from the site. Online critics call it "distasteful" and said that the attack was "no game". The first-person shooter (FPS) game, called "Pakistan Army Retribution," invited gamers to play the role of a Pakistani soldier ridding a school of insurgents. It was removed from circulation…Read More

YLCV attack: Sindh DAE rejects body report

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STAFF REPORT KHI: The Directorate of Agriculture Extension of Sindh has rejected the report prepared by a committee constituted to determine the reason behind the yellow leaf curl virus attack on tomato crop in some districts of Sindh, which badly affected its yield."The committee headed by Director Federal Seed Certification and Registration Department (FSCandRD) Anwar Uddin Memon has submitted its report to the Agriculture Extension Sindh but did not conclude the real cause of the attack…Read More

Cellular industry under attack

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article image By Zafar UsmaniEach operator in the cellular industry has provided equipment, under the terms of the licence, costing between $5-6 million to enable the intelligence agencies to monitor calls, messages and track their movements. This adds up to $30 to $36 million. Furthermore, cellular operators de-activated all the SIMs in the market and introduced verification-based activation through 789 to ensure their verificationPAKISTAN’S CELLULAR industry has helped in bringing about an ICT revolution…Read More

Lack of crop zoning linked with cotton virus attack

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The repeated attacks of cotton leaf curl virus (CLCV) on farms in Pakistan has been linked to the lack of implementation of crop zone management laws thus leading to a gradual increase in intensity of virus attack on the cotton crop."The setting up of new sugar mills and doubling of capacity of running mills covering more areas under sugarcane crop and increased humidity in adjacent localities are regularly creating a favourable environment for virus attack on cotton crop…Read More