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Daily Archives: November 4, 2018

Many Pakistani banks suspend international transactions in wake of cyberattack

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KARACHI: The recent cyberattack on the Pakistani banking system remains an ongoing phenomenon. The online security breach is now feared to have hit about nine banks compared to initial reports of only one bank being impacted last week. Although no new online fraud has been reported since BankIslami Pakistan lost Rs2.6 million in a cyberattack […]

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Growing joblessness in media industry worries lawmakers

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QUETTA: The opposition and treasury members of the Balochistan Assembly on Saturday expressed concern over the laying off of journalists and other people who were working for news organisations across the country and said they would move a joint resolution on the issue during the next session. Journalists staged a walkout from the press gallery […]

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PFUJ vows to protect freedom of press

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (Afzal Butt group) on Saturday described Nov 3, 2007 as the darkest day in the country’s history and said on that day former military ruler retired Gen Pervez Musharraf had imposed a state of emergency in violation of the Constitution. In a statement, PFUJ president Afzal Butt and […]

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Technology and development

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From the mastery of fire and crafting of early stone-age tools, to the modern day green technologies, the survival of humans as a species depends upon their ability to innovate and develop new technologies. Throughout history, the strength of nations has been drawn from their knowledge base and their ability to bring it to bear […]

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‘Self-censorship flourishes in environment of fear and intimidation’

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The two-day School of Tomorrow event ‘A World of Tomorrow Reimagined’ kicked off at a hotel on Saturday. The session titled “Freedom of Expression: Where Do We Draw the Line?” was moderated by journalist Mehmal Sarfaraz and had artist Salima Hashmi, Nida Mushtaq of Feminist Collective and senior journalist Ghazi Salahuddin as panelists. Defining the […]

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CDA strives to make Islamabad cleanest and greenest capital

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ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA ) Director Environment Irfan Niazi on Saturday said the CDA is utilizing all available resources to further strengthen the status of Islamabad as one of the cleanest and greenest cities. Due to effective Clean and Green Pakistan awareness campaign, the trend of planting saplings is increasing and citizens have started […]

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