Hamza Zakir

Platonist. Humanist. Unusually edgy sometimes.


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Citizen files petition with Sindh High Court for ban on 5G over ‘health risks’

The Sindh High Court (SHC) issued on Monday a notice to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to file its...

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Apr 5 · 43 sec read >

NED University students develop Pakistan’s second Formula Electric Sports car

Students of the NED University of Engineering & Technology have developed Pakistan’s second Formula Electric Sports car at a...

Apr 4 · 43 sec read >

Russian court fines Twitter over failure to remove illegal content

A Russian court has fined Twitter a total of 8.9 million roubles ($116,800) over accusations that the social media...

Apr 3 · 1 min read >

LinkedIn gives its staff a week off to avoid employee burnout

Professional social network LinkedIn is giving nearly all of its 15,900 full-time workers next week off as it seeks...

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Apr 3 · 54 sec read >

Broadband subscriptions in Pakistan reach 100 million

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) announced on Friday that broadband subscriptions in the country have reached the 100 million mark....

Apr 3 · 58 sec read >

Availability of 3G, 4G internet in Gilgit-Baltistan vital for promoting tourism: PM Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said that the provision of 3G and 4G internet services and connectivity in...

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Apr 3 · 52 sec read >

Lahore student develops smart cap to help visually impaired people move without stick

In an incredibly impressive achievement, a student in Lahore has developed a unique cap for visually impaired people which...

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Apr 1 · 55 sec read >

Pakistan’s exports grow to $2.3bn in March, ‘highest in last ten years’

Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood took to Twitter today to share data...

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Apr 1 · 46 sec read >

PHC lifts ban on TikTok, directs PTA to ensure removal of objectionable content

The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday lifted the ban on popular social media platform TikTok directing the Pakistan...

Apr 1 · 1 min read >

Pakistan’s GDP to grow 1.3% in FY2021: World Bank

Pakistan’s GDP growth is expected to reach 1.3 percent in the fiscal year ending June 2021, according to a...

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Mar 31 · 1 min read >

YouTube considers hiding dislikes to protect creators’ mental well-being

YouTube has announced it’s experimenting with hiding dislikes to discourage “dislike mobs” from deliberately downvoting videos from creators and...

Mar 31 · 1 min read >

Google to contribute $25 million to combat fake news

Alphabet-owned Google will contribute $25 million to the newly set up European Media and Information Fund to combat fake...

Mar 31 · 1 min read >

Govt to pay salaries, employee pensions via Raast instant payments system

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has decided to digitize the payment process for salaries and payments of government...

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Mar 31 · 1 min read >