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Hacked website causes confusion

WASHINGTON- Confusion has been caused among Pakistanis here by a website www.pakgov.org which some believe to be the official Pakistan government website, and which was hacked more than two weeks but remains uncorrected on computer screens. The website carries the heading “official terrorism website” and the hacker, who describes himself of herself as “patriotic Indian”, […]


IBM launches IT education centre

KARACHI- IBM has launched Advance Career Education (ACE) for IT education and training, which would become operational from January 20. IBM would award certificates at the completion of the courses. The centre has been established in collaboration with Millennium Systems and Consultants Limited. At present, Microsoft offers various certificate programmes, which enable students to get […]


Country to have Internet access in few months

ISLAMABAD- Federal Minister for Science and Technology Prof Dr Attaur Rehman has said Internet access will be extended to the whole to Pakistan within the next couple of months. Addressing a function to honour Sun Microsystem’s President Masood Jabbar organised by Tech-Access, the Minister said present Government has provided Internet access in 325 cities, towns […]


Aziz Siddiqui’s death widely mourned

KARACHI- The death of senior journalist and human rights activist Aziz Siddiqui has been widely mourned. The All Pakistan Newspaper Employees Confederation (APNEC), Pakistan Federal Union of journalists (PFUJ), Karachi Union of Journalists (KUJ) and Karachi Press Club (KPC) have condoled Aziz Siddiqui’s death. In a joint statement, APNEC chairman Abdul Hameed Chhapra, secretary-general Pervez […]