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Pakistan to purchase 1.2 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from Chinese firm

The Government of Pakistan is all set to purchase a total of 1.2 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from Chinese...

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Dec 31 · >


The online Civic Hackathon 2020, presented by Code for Pakistan, OPEN Islamabad, and Telenor Velocity, came to a close...

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Dec 13 · >

Pakistan records highest number of COVID-19 deaths in a day since July despite positivity rate falling to 6 percent

Pakistan has recorded a whopping 67 corona-related deaths on Tuesday, bringing the total for the country up to 8,091....

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Dec 1 · >

NCOC Finalizes Recommendations for Coronavirus Vaccines

Asad Umar, Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives reported that the NCOC has finalized recommendations for the...

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Dec 1 · >

COVID-19 positivity ratio reaches 7.2 percent in Pakistan

According to the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), the COVID-19 positivity ratio has reached 7.2 percent across the...

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Nov 29 · >

#closeallinstitutions trends on Twitter with more than 21K+ tweets as students demand closure

As PM Imran Khan mentioned today that if the trend of COVID-19 continues, they will be compelled towards a...

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Nov 22 · >

Punjab witnesses 200 corona cases in a day as country’s positivity rate rises above 2pc

Punjab experienced its largest daily increase in coronavirus cases in two months as it witnessed more than 200 new...

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Oct 12 · >

Daraz sets high aspirations for its growing seller community in apost-COVID economy at its first virtual seller summit

Daraz, the leading online marketplace in the country, hosted its Digital Seller Summit for a community of 70,000 sellers...

Sep 28 · >

University and ICT Research & Development Hub from Finland to train 1 million Pakistani students on Disruptive-Technologies

The Federal Minister of Planning & Development – Asad Umar, chaired the signing ceremony of a historic MoU between...

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Feb 12 · >

Pakistani engineering student built first voice-operated wheelchair

A student from Lahore University of Management and Sciences (LUMS), Faaiz Arbab, who is currently enrolled in the MS...

Sep 24 · >

P@SHA successfully held 16th ICT Awards and released the list of winners

Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT & ITES (P@SHA) held its 16th P@SHA ICT Awards on 21st of September, 2019 in...

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Sep 23 · >

Amazon training series launched for Pakistani sellers looking to expand their online business

Enablers Pakistan has launched an exclusive business training series in association with Amazon to facilitate local manufacturers and sellers...

Jul 8 · >

PayPal refuses to come to Pakistan, IT secretary

The online payments giant, PayPal is not coming to Pakistan despite the robust efforts by the PTI government during...

Fawad Ch appointed as Minister of Science and Technology and here’s how people are reacting on internet

Fawad Chaudhry, the former Federal Minister of Information and Broadcasting under PTI’s government, will now serve as Minister for...

Apr 19 · >

Fawad Chaudhry named Minister for Science and Technology in major cabinet reshuffle

Major changes are occurring in the cabinet today with Asad Umar resigning from his position of Finance Minister and...

Apr 18 · >

Mobile service license renewal policy delayed, again

The federal cabinet has once again delayed the approval for the license renewal policy and further constituted a five-member...

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Apr 17 · >

State Bank promises issuance of digital currency by 2025

The State Bank of Pakistan has promised the issuance of digital currency by 2025. The Finance Minister Asad Umar...

Apr 2 · >

Govt announces new regulations for cryptocurrencies

In order to regulate digital currencies, the federal government has introduced new Electronic Money Institutions (EMIs) regulations. Asad Umar,...

Apr 1 · >

Leaders in Islamabad Conference concludes with attendance of global leaders from more than 35 countries

The extensive, two-day long ‘Leaders in Islamabad Business Summit’ successfully concluded at the Serena Hotel in Islamabad with notable...

Mar 15 · >

Govt to sell its remaining share in PTCL, report

The government’s agenda is probably focused on the privatization of its organizations, as it is likely going to sell...

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Mar 11 · >

Don’t be so sure of PayPal coming to Pakistan

Have you recently heard (or reheard) about PayPal coming to Pakistan. I think we need to approach this news...

Feb 13 · >

Getting to know Syed Ahmad, the force behind Prime Minister’s IT agenda for Pakistan

During his student years, Syed Ahmad was sure that he will kickstart his own technology company. A fresh graduate...

Jan 23 · >

Khurram Zafar lists down steps needed to bring foreign investment in Pakistan

Khurram Zafar, known for his efforts as part of National Incubation Center Lahore and 47Ventures to help local startups...

Jan 18 · >

The Ministry of IT is given 4 months to bring PayPal in Pakistan

The Ministry of IT & Telecom (MoITT) is being given four months to bring PayPal into Pakistan, said Finance...

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