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PTA announces to cease Blackberry Enterprise Services

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Blackberry Enterprise Services (BES) in Pakistan will be stopped due to its non-detectable conversation that is unable to decode by the law enforcement and security agencies. This was announced by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) this week. The spokesperson of PTA affirmed that PTA had directed telecommunication companies to stop offering BES services from Nov 30, 2015". It is noteworthy that the user base of BES has declined with the advent…Read More

PTA announces to cease Blackberry Enterprise Services

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Blackberry Enterprise Services (BES) in Pakistan will be stopped due to its non-detectable conversation that is unable to decode by the law enforcement and security agencies. This was announced by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) this week. The spokesperson of PTA affirmed that PTA had directed telecommunication companies to stop offering BES services from Nov 30, 2015". It is noteworthy that the user base of BES has declined with the advent of…Read More

E-democracy: Isnt a key to cease corruption?

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article image By Mirza Abdul Aleem Baig"THE REAL difference between democracy and oligarchy is poverty and wealth. Whenever men rule by reason of their wealth, whether they be few of many, that is an oligarchy, and where the poor rule, that is democracy" - AristotleIt is now extensively accepted that Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have an important role in national development. The developmental prospective of information and communication technologies have been broadly discussed…Read More

High urea prices cease heavy wheat export chances

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan is expected to produce 24 million tons wheat this year, only one million less than the set target, however, the sky-high prices of urea forced the farmers to use this basic agri input for the crop about 50 per cent in quantity, otherwise the crop volume could have been over 28 million tons comforting the cash-strapped government to import over five million tons against heavy foreign exchange.As far as year 2012 is concerned there would not be any wheat flour shortage…Read More