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Smart cards but no scanners for verification: Islamabad

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In Islamabad Excise and Taxation Department has failed to install scanners or devices at police pickets for chip-based vehicle smart cards and security being compromised. National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has prepared hence they create serious obstruction in the verification at different police posts. Card goes unverified at various police posts in Islamabad due […]…Read More

New industrial estates in Punjab on the cards

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article image STAFF REPORT SIALKOT: The Punjab government is actively considering to establish more small industrial estates to facilitate the SMEs, vendors and manufacturers of the city. "The step is being taken on the pressing demands of local trade bodies including Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) to accommodate the vendors and manufacturers of the city," said an official while talking to this scribe. He said that after conducting a joint survey by the Punjab Small…Read More

Ufone takes Mobile Money Transfer Services one step ahead-Upaisa to issue Debit Cards

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article image In this world of UPaisa and EasyPaisa services, Ufone takes it one step ahead starting with the issuance of UPaisa Debit Cards. According to the Officials, you don’t need to have a bank account for debit card operations. Instead, you can use UPaisa Debit Card for multiple transactions without a bank account. The debit card can be used at ATM’s, 1-Link and M-Net; both services are given. UPaisa debit card is not only limited to ATM’s; it can also be used at retail stores such as…Read More

Holistic ICT Parks on the cards to boost exports

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications (MoIT) is in the process of shifting from small Software Technology Parks (STPs) to holistic ICT Parks’ to encourage emerging technologies. The proposed Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Parks would be developed with state-of-the-art infrastructure, aiming to bring together world-class technology in a multi-purpose environment. The Parks will promote academia/industry collaboration to mitigate…Read More

Easypaisa unveils mobile ATM cards

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Easypaisa, Pakistan’s first and leading branchless banking service from Telenor and Tameer Microfinance Bank, has launched easypaisa mobile account ATM cards in the country using TPS IRIS Enterprise Payment Switch. This initiative provides an additional instrument to easypaisa customers who can now access their mobile accounts 24x7 on any ATM across the country. These cards are highly secure and convenient where customers will no longer need to visit an easypaisa…Read More

PSO introduces fuel smart cards

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Striving to provide ever greater value to its customers, the Pakistan State Oil (PSO) has introduced chip-based fuel smart cards which are the the first of their kind to be launched by any OMC in Pakistan.The formal launch ceremony was organised under the theme of "Your World Just Got Smarter!" at DHA Golf Club, Karachi. The launch event featured high-profile guests and decision makers from across the corporate sector.Highlights of the event, attended by high-profile…Read More

URL filtering system on the cards

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The government of Pakistan has directed all Long Distance and International (LDI) operators in the country to install a filtering system for data and voice monitoring to control release of any blasphemous material in the country.According to sources, PTA has tasked as many as 14 LDI operators to implement this monitoring system.Sikandar Naqi, the Executive Vice President of PTCL, said that PTA’s earlier system of similar capabilities was installed in 2008 for $10 million that…Read More

Kwick offers world class GSM SIM cards

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The Kwick High Tech and Solutions has come up as the sole GSM SIM cards makers in Pakistan, offering local cellular operators the ability to get locally made SIM cards of international quality with global standards and at better costs."Kwick is already selling its locally made SIMs to two local operators and now it’s pursuing to expand its sale operation by selling it to foreign venders mainly China," said Waseem Rafi, CEO Kwick.The Company is also plans to sell SIM…Read More

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Nadra starts issuing Smart Cards

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The National Database Registration Authority (Nadra) has started issuing Smart Cards, the most secure national identity card of the world, containing 36 security features."he first Smart Card has been issued on the name of President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari," sources said adding that Director General (DG), Nadra, has recently presented the first card to the President in President House.The Smart Card is a 3rd Generation Chip-based identity document that is built…Read More