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Court orders recognition of Comsats degrees

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The Lahore High Court has directed the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and Pakistan Engineering Council to recognize degrees of 2800 students who completed their studies under dual-degree program offered by COMSATS University in collaboration with the UK’s Lancaster University. Abubakar, Talha and other students had filed the petition maintaining that the university received huge fees from the students against the dual-degree programme under which the students…Read More

Upto $7m fruits, veges export orders expected

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Around $5 to $7 million export orders for fruits and vegetable are expected before the end of 4-day 9th Expo Pakistan 2015 being held at Expo Centre Karachi. Waheed Ahmed, Chairman FPCCI Standing Committee on Fruits and Vegetable Exports and Co-chairman All Pakistan Fruits and Vegetable Importers, Exporters and Merchants Association, said fruits and vegetable exports was increasing around 15 percent every year and this rate would be higher in future. Last year export…Read More

Pakistan receives $4m rice export orders from China

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistani rice exporters have managed to secure $4 million worth of export orders of the commodity from China during the recently concluded visit of rice exporters to the country auguring well for future of commodity’s export. This was stated by Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP) Senior Vice Chairman Chela Ram KK, while briefing members of the REAP about the salutary aspects of the 11 days tour of a rice exporters delegation to China. The response…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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Cellos mocking PTA orders on Night Packages

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Cellular companies rejecting the orders of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) continued to provide their customers with day-night and SMS packages, arguing that there exist no rules about such packages. PTA had ordered closure of the night packages by Monday night, but the facilities were not suspended. It is to be mentioned here that the government of Pakistan had directed cellular companies to stop free of cost packages at night saying that such facilities…Read More

PTA orders blocking sc and alous websites

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB:  The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has ordered all Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block numerous scandalous internet sites, specifically the audio recording of a sensual conversation between two sitting parliamentarians.The footage of a press conference in which a lady TV artist claimed that she and a man working with a state organisation have secretly got married and they have a son, is also to be blocked.In an email directive to all ISPs issued by Mohammad…Read More