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Speakers term successful implementation on health related SDGs key to improve health services

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Islamabad: strengthening institutional networks and capacities would play key role in successful implementation of health related SDGs. The failure in achieving MDGs should be taken as lesson learned opportunity and hence, to be forward looking by identifying and redressing the gaps in implementation so that health services could be improved across Pakistan.     . The speakers […]…Read More

PTCL to launch state-of-the-art Charji 4G LTE services in AJK

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Pakistan’s leading ICT and Broadband service provider, PTCL has launched the Charji 4G LTE service in Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK). PTCL is the leading operator offering next-generation wireless 4G LTE service in AJK. The service is already available to PTCL customers in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, and Faisalabad. A ceremony was held in Muzaffarabad […]…Read More

Agreement to provide 3G services to remote areas of Balochistan signed

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article image MoITT: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar said that government was determined to promote digitalization all across the country for increasing outreach and access to financial services to people for sustainable development. The Finance Minister was speaking at the signing ceremony between Universal Service Fund (USF) and Ministry of Information Technology for laying optic fibre at Awaran and Lasbela the contract of which has been by Universal Service Fund to Pak Telecom Mobile…Read More

Zong to empower FUUAST with 4G services

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Zong has signed an MoU with the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology that would allow the varsity faculty members and more than 4,000 students to enjoy the fastest 4G services. Sharing his views, Naeem Ahmed, Regional Director, Zong, said, "Our prioritized focus was to equip the youth of Pakistan with latest technological tools to polish their skills and abilities on digitalized lines. Under Zong Youth Program, the students were being…Read More

Zong to empower FUUAST with 4G services

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Zong has signed an MoU with the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology that would allow the varsity faculty members and more than 4,000 students to enjoy the fastest 4G services. Sharing his views, Naeem Ahmed, Regional Director, Zong, said, "Our prioritized focus was to equip the youth of Pakistan with latest technological tools to polish their skills and abilities on digitalized lines. Under Zong Youth Program, the students…Read More

wi-tribe starts Wi Net TV services

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The wi-tribe has recently launched its Wi Net TV in Pakistan, a web and app based streaming service that offers over 150 channels. After 3G/4G roll out in Pakistan, a huge number of people are streaming media content on their handheld devices and this is exactly the segment wi-tribe is aiming to tap. While wi-tribe’s Wi Net TV is not the first of its kind service, the company claims that its services are best in class and offer most number of channels as…Read More

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wi-tribe starts Wi Net TV services

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The wi-tribe has recently launched its Wi Net TV in Pakistan, a web and app based streaming service that offers over 150 channels. After 3G/4G roll out in Pakistan, a huge number of people are streaming media content on their handheld devices and this is exactly the segment wi-tribe is aiming to tap. While wi-tribe’s Wi Net TV is not the first of its kind service, the company claims that its services are best in class and offer most number of channels as compared…Read More

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Gallantry awards given for S&T, education services

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Ten educationists, 14 scientists, 25 engineers and six journalists were among 163 people who were given civil awards in recognition of their services at the Pakistan Day awards ceremony. The president and governors gave away these awards at ceremonies that were organised to mark the 76th Pakistan Day. In the education sector Higher Education Commission Chairman Prof Dr Mukhtar Ahmed, LUMS Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Syed Sohail Hussain Naqvi and Islamia College…Read More

Telecom sector concerned over heavy taxes on services

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The SDPI’s Study Group on Information Technology and Telecommunication has said that Rs. 40 billion annual withholding tax on telecom consumers has caused the diversion of Foreign Direct Investment to other regional countries. Speaking on the occasion, Vice-President of Telenor Aslam Hayat said that withholding tax is imposed on those consumers, who either do not fall in the tax bracket or do not file tax returns and ultimately cannot get refunds. He revealed that…Read More