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Sims Re-verification Process Will End Till 12th April

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Staff Report ISD: Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) and mobile phone operators has declared that biometric verification process of SIMs will be completed before the April 12 deadline. Almost 70.5 million SIMs out of around 136 million were verified against 54 million computerized national identity cards (CNIC) and approximately 11 million SIMs have been disowned by the customers. Dr Syed Ismail Shah, Chairman PTA has stated that there will be no further extension after this…Read More

Completely achieving e-office system in ministries, govt depts by year end

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: With the launching of 3G, 4G technology in Pakistan, the government has set a deadline of achieving e-office/e-filing system by coming December, aiming to make governance more effective and achieve the goals of government efficiency, effectiveness, transparency, accountability in decision making, and deliver efficient and cost-effective public services to citizens, e-governance. This was disclosed during the recently held first e-office forum 2014 arranged by the…Read More

PTCL unveils end-to-end managed WAN service

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: PTCL, the largest Information Communication Technology (ICT) service provider in the country, has launched a first of its kind end-to-end solution, Managed WAN Service’, for its corporate customers.The service was launched at a seminar in Islamabad, in the presence of large number of corporate customers of the company.Hamid Farooq, PTCL Senior Executive Vice President (SEVP) Business Development; Samer Ajjawi, Advisory Team Member Etisalat, and other senior officials of the…Read More

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End to middlemans role can boost kinnow export

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The growth of the kinnow industry in the country can be possible only when the dominating role of middleman is diminished in the whole process and subsequently the exports of citrus fruit could be enhanced manifold provided the farmers are provided direct benefit."At present Pakistan is among the top 10 citrus growing countries in the world and the world export market for horticulture products is about $80 billion, in which Pakistan’s share is not up to mark. The kinnow…Read More

Preventive step can end mango disease

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: An endophyte is an endosymbiont, often a bacterium or fungus, that lives within a plant for at least part of its life without causing apparent disease. Endophytes are ubiquitous and have been found in all the species of plants studied to date.The endophytic fungus causing this serious mango post-harvest disease "Stem End Rot" (SER) that has become very well established in our older orchards located in Sindh province.The disease has picked up the pace now and has…Read More