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Pak youth creates power bank for quick charging

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: Abdullah Soomro, a 23-year old entrepreneur from Pakistan, has invented a power bank called Flash Pack’, which charges up completely in just 14 minutes from any standard laptop charger. Just in under quarter of an hour, this charger packs up enough power to last for one and half charge of an iPhone 6S, making your mobile devices truly mobile. Flash Pack is currently under development with a fully functional prototype and will be shipping to early backers by…Read More

Small farmers seek action against feed mills for charging high rates

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STAFF REPORT PESH: The Poultry Farms Association has demanded of the government to revise rates of feed as per reduction in prices of petroleum products in the country, urging the authorities to take action against feed mills who are charging high rates of poultry feed. "The poultry feed rates were not changed despite the substantial decrease in prices of petroleum products over the past couple of months," said Haji Fazl Malik, PFA KP President, while addressing a news…Read More

PTA orders fail to stop telcos from charging call set-up fee

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Despite the directions of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), the country’s cellular mobile operators (CMOs) are charging the consumers with 12 paisas on account of call set-up fee recently imposed by them. Official sources said that all CMOs are fleecing the consumers with 12-paisa call set-up fee, which is a sheer violation of the directions issued by the PTA. It is to be mentioned here that the PTA with the start of the new year had directed all the CMOs…Read More

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Zong to set up solar charging stations

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Zong in collaboration with Buksh Foundation, a leading microfinance organization initiated a project Lighting a Million Lives’ which will provide solar powered charging stations to 2 villages of Chiniot District. Under this initiative of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), that aims to provide lightning to a billion people worldwide through solar powered lights.At the MoU signing  ceremony Mr Fan Yunjun, the CEO of Zong Pakistan stated,  "We are pleased to…Read More