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Senate committee tried to ban Cyberpunk, wrongly called it an “online game”

While a senate committee focused on technology might not consist of passionate gamers, surely it must be doing enough...

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Feb 5 · >

Pakistan Will Have 5G in 5 Years, PTA tells Senate Committee

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) asked for an extension to give the final plan for the launch of 5G technology...

in News
Sep 17 · >

Chairperson Senate committee on IT calls for action against misuse of social media

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Senator and Chairperson Senate Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecom, Rubina Khalid has recently...

Jul 19 · >

Senate committee summons PTA & FIA over offensive content on social media

The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Information and Technology has asked the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Federal Investigation Agency...

Jul 9 · >

All Govt Ministries to get E-Offices: Senate Committee

To ensure efficiency, accuracy, good governance, transparency, and accountability in decision making and delivery of efficient and cost-effective public...

Apr 3 · >

Senate Committee rejects 53% proposed cut in IT budget

The Senate has struck down a proposal asking for a staggering 53% cut in the IT budget today citing...

Feb 16 · >

Senate Committee suggests installing optic fibre from Karachi to Gawadar

Senate Standing Committee wants concerned authorities to connect Gawadar with Karachi and hence the rest of the city through...

Jun 30 · >

Govt. Refuses to Delay 3G/4G Licenses’ Auction Against the Advice of Senate Committee

It appeared, albeit momentarily, that the auction process of 3G/4G licenses to telecom operators had hit another obstacle after...

Apr 11 · >

The Senate Standing committee of IT is concerned over budget-cut in HEC funding

The Senate Standing Committee for Information and Technology have risen concerned regarding the budget cut for the Higher Education...

Jul 17 · >

Committee formed to revise laws to tackle fake news on social media: Senate panel

Social media has become increasingly popular all across the world as it has made the interaction between people a...

Jul 11 · >

IT Committee of Senate discloses a scam of Rs. 500 million by IT Ministry

A sub-committee of Senate’s Standing Committee for Information and Technology has disclosed that the Universal Service Fund (USF) worth...

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Dec 20 · >

Senate panel calls to form policy for resolving mobile registration issues of overseas Pakistanis

Overseas Pakistanis who intend to visit Pakistan in the near future seem worried about how much duties they have...

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Jul 11 · >

Senate body raises concern over PTA giving data access to spy firm

The Senate Standing Committee during a meeting on Thursday expressed concerns regarding the data access to data being given...

May 24 · >

IT sub-committee intends to increase pensions for all PTCL employees

Pakistan’s national telephone and internet services provider, Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited (PTCL) holds an important status as the backbone...

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Apr 17 · >

Senate board recommends a change in mobile phones registration system

A Senate body has requested the ministry of information technology (IT) to review the proposed registration system for mobile...

Mar 14 · >

Possibility of cyber-attack from India, Senate body expresses fear

Members of the senate standing committee on Information Technology (IT) advised the IT ministry to stay alert and keep...

Mar 14 · >

Senate finally approves the Cyber Crime Bill with over 50 amendments

Today the Senate has given a final nod to the pending approval of the Cyber Crime Bill, recommending, over...

Jul 29 · >

Senate body adopts Cyber Crime Bill with some amendments

The Senate, today, has finally adopted the controversial Cyber Crime Bill. Last week news arose that the Senate standing...

Jul 26 · >

Cyber Crime Bill to be passed by Senate in amended form next week

The controversial “Cyber Crime Bill of Pakistan” or to be more technical the “Electronic Crime Bill 2016” is expected...

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Jul 23 · >

President Alvi embraces the digital age, goes paperless

The National Information Technology Board (NITB) on Monday announced the digitization of the President’s office. It said that the...

Apr 20 · >

University Students are being Rusticated for Protesting Online Classes on Social Media

Students around the country have been protesting unsatisfactory online classes and universities charging full semester fees despite the coronavirus...

in News
Jun 10 · >

FBR to allow duty free mobile phone imports

On Monday, the Senate Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunication was told by the Federal Board of Revenue...

in Mobile, News
Nov 26 · >

FBR collects 7 billion from mobile phone registration in eight months

Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has collected 7 billion in taxes for registering mobile phones in the last eight...

in Mobile, News
Oct 16 · >

Over 2,300 child pornography sites have been blocked in Pakistan: PTA

Even Google wanted to know how Pakistan achieved the declining trend of access to pornographic websites. In a recent...

Jul 18 · >