Hamza Zakir

Platonist. Humanist. Unusually edgy sometimes.


701  stories by Hamza Zakir

FACT CHECK: Will WhatsApp block your account if you don’t accept its new privacy policy?

Remember how, on the cusp of being acquired by Facebook back in 2014, WhatsApp assured its loyal base of...

Jan 8 · 1 min read >

Online qurbani fraud: Karachi man takes legal action against meat company

The sky is the limit when it comes to committing online fraud, as a man from Karachi found to...

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Jan 8 · 1 min read >

For the first time ever, Pakistan’s exports to US cross $400mn for three months straight

In what is surely a grand milestone for Pakistani exporters, the nation’s exports to the United States crossed the...

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Jan 8 · 58 sec read >

For the first time, remittances above $2bn for six consecutive months: PM Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan took to Twitter today to share his joy over yet another record-breaking month of remittances...

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Jan 8 · 1 min read >

ECC approves Rs2.268 billion grant for HEC

The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) approved a grant of PKR 2.268 billion for the Higher Education Commission (HEC) on...

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Jan 7 · 1 min read >

Exports of India, Bangladesh show negative growth compared to our exports: PM Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan took to Twitter today to announce that according to the export data for November and...

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Jan 7 · 55 sec read >

FBR expects to suffer Rs1 trillion revenue loss on tax collection

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has estimated that it will suffer an astronomical revenue loss of Rs1 trillion...

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Jan 7 · 1 min read >

We are “working as hard as we can” to meet demand for Xbox Series X/S: VP Gaming at Microsoft

In a recent interview, Vice President of Gaming at Microsoft Phil Spencer revealed that the Xbox division is working...

Jan 6 · 56 sec read >

Pakistan earned over $120m from export of travel services in four months

Pakistan earned a total of $121.980 million as a result of providing various travel-related services in different countries during...

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Jan 5 · 52 sec read >

US Congress passes Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act for Pakistani women

In a move that is befitting for one of the most vocal advocates for girls’ education of our time,...

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Jan 5 · 1 min read >

#FastStopTorturing trends on Twitter as students protest on-campus exams on short notice of five days

If you are a student, it’s incredibly likely that you were waiting for the education ministers’ decision on January...

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Jan 5 · 2 min read >

Tesla delivered the highest number of cars in its history during 2020

Tesla delivered a record number of cars in 2020, according to a recent company statement. In fact, such was...

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Jan 4 · 56 sec read >

PIA sends plane to Manchester with only one passenger

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has an entire collection of controversies and unconventional occurrences under its belt. However, it added...

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Jan 4 · 54 sec read >