Hamza Zakir

Platonist. Humanist. Unusually edgy sometimes.

 
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Mastercard to offer support for some cryptocurrencies on its network

With cryptocurrency rapidly and surely establishing itself as a form of payment for business all around the world (most...

Feb 12 · 48 sec read >

Bank deposits increase by 16.5% in one year: SBP

Total deposits in the nation’s banks grew by 16.5% over the past year to Rs17.08 trillion in January 2021,...

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Feb 12 · 1 min read >

Govt to improve internet services in Waziristan within ‘next four weeks’

With directives to the private mobile service providers to improve services in South Waziristan, the government is working to...

Feb 12 · 1 min read >

Pakistan to ask China for debt relief on loan for power projects

Pakistan is seeking yet another infusion of debt relief on Chinese loans, this time for the purpose of the...

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Feb 10 · 1 min read >

Banks in Pakistan introduce ATM receipt fee

A few banks in the country have started charging an unannounced fee on the receipt following cash withdrawal from...

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Feb 10 · 1 min read >

Pakistan ranks 3rd in the world in terms of govt support for SMEs

In a highly encouraging development that speaks volumes about the business-friendly environment being fostered in Pakistan as of late,...

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Feb 10 · 58 sec read >

Army resorts to C-130 aircraft as search for missing K2 climbers continues

In yet another bid to find the missing K2 climbers, including Muhammad Ali Sadpara, the army is ready to...

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Feb 10 · 1 min read >

Police seize $60 million worth of bitcoin from crypto fraudster

German prosecutors have confiscated more than 50 million euros ($60 million) worth of bitcoin from a fraudster. There’s a...

Feb 8 · 48 sec read >

India asks Twitter to take down 1,178 accounts that it claims are backed by Pakistan

According to two technology ministry sources, India has asked Twitter to take down 1,178 accounts the country says are...

Feb 8 · 1 min read >

Telegram becomes the most downloaded messaging app of January 2021

In a development that shouldn’t surprise anyone, it has emerged that secure messaging app Telegram has been the most...

Feb 8 · 1 min read >

Ford doubles its investment in electric and autonomous vehicles to $29bn

American automotive giant Ford has also decided to clamber aboard the electric vehicle bandwagon (electric bandwagon?), as the company...

Feb 5 · 1 min read >

Xiaomi just dropped a concept phone with waterfall display on all four edges

No bezels. No ports. No buttons. Epitomizing minimalism, Xiaomi’s latest concept smartphone is an undeniably brilliant sight. Termed as...

Feb 5 · 1 min read >

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...

Feb 5 · 1 min read >