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National-level plan to face cyber space challenges sought

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ISLAMABAD: Speakers at a workshop here on Wednesday stressed the need for a national-level strategy to face the challenges arising from cyber space and to ensure that people, especially the youth, do not fall prey to the agenda of the enemy. The workshop, organized by the Beaconhouse School System, was attended by a large number […]


Govt to launch ‘Ehsaas App’ to educate beneficiaries

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Islamabad: The government has planned to launch ‘Ehsaas App’ in the month of January to educate the common people as well as the beneficiaries about the facilities they can avail under the pro-poor initiatives of Ehsaas programme. This was disclosed by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania […]


Imran launches app to fight graft

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ISLAMABAD: Urging people not to glorify corrupt elements, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said his dream of Naya Pakistan would turn into reality when the youth of the country exposed those who had looted the national wealth and stashed it abroad. “Although Naya Pakistan is in the making, the dream will come true only […]


RTI Commission to launch website to facilitate applicants

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PESHAWAR: The Federal Right To Information (RTI) Commission will shortly launch its official website to facilitate the general public to file applications online for obtaining information from government departments. Federal Chief Information Commissioner, Muhammad Azam, said this while addressing a press conference at the Peshawar Press Club on Wednesday. He was flanked by Commissioner Legal […]


KP CM Mahmood Khan launches mobile app to help recover missing kids

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PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has formally launched “Mera Bacha Alert”, a mobile phone application developed to help people and relevant departments in recovery of missing children in the province. The app was launched at a ceremony at Chief Minister’s Secretariat, said a handout. Advisor to CM on merged districts and spokesperson of provincial government […]


SSP East sent packing for leaking target killer’s video involving CM

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KARACHI- The Sindh government on Monday sent Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) East Capt (r) Ghulam Azfar Mahesar packing from the province after the buck stopped at him in a case pertaining to leaking Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM-London) target killer confessional statement involving Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah. The target killer Yusuf alias […]


Three held for blackmailing girl with videos

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The FIA Cyber Crime Circle claimed on Monday to have solved a harassment case by arresting three suspects allegedly involved in blackmailing a girl. The spokesperson for FIA Sindh said the agency had received a complaint by the girl who said some men had been harassing her because they had some computer content related to […]


College teacher’s torture video goes viral

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MULTAN: The video of torture of a private college teacher went viral on social media on Sunday, showing five to six youths involved in the incident. On the other hand, Multan police said the teacher had forgiven the suspect they had arrested on the day of registration of the case (Nov 8) and produced in […]


ECP asks 125 political parties to make own websites

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ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Saturday asked all political parties to present their constitution before public. As per details, ECP has written to 125 political parties that they should make their own website and upload party constitution onweb. The ECP directed all parties to upload details of all provincial and central party […]


E-offices system to outdo WhatsApp soon

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ISLAMABAD: The National Information Technology Board (NITB) Wednesday stated that all federal government offices will be converted into e-offices by June 2020. This was informed by the officials of NITB in the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Information Technology, which met here with MNA Ali Khan Jadoon in the chair. The committee was apprised that […]


WhatsApp empowers users with new privacy controls

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LAHORE    –     WhatsApp groups continue to connect family, friends, coworkers, classmates and more. As people turn to groups for important conversations, users have asked for more control over their experience. WhatsApp is introducing a new privacy setting and invite system to help you decide who can add you to groups. To enable […]


Campaign on social media to communalise Edwardes College issue

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PESHAWAR: A vicious campaign has been launched in United Kingdom and on social media to communalise a prestigious educational institution by misleading the public and pre-empting the government’s attempt to regain its administrative control, say leaders of Christian community and legal experts. “Those involved in the campaign to communalise an administrative issue of the prestigious […]


Hareem Shah’s TikTok video in govt office goes viral

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LAHORE – The internet is on fire with Tik Tok star Hareem Shah Videos from the conference room at Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). The Foreign Affairs ministry has taken notice and initiated an inquiry into the incident. In one of the pictures that were shared on twitter, Hareem Shah was seen sitting on prime minister’s […]


Curbs on media, democracy’s retreat discussed

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LAHORE: Speakers at Asma Jahangir conference on Sunday discussed the country’s political situation and curbs on the media. A session ‘Unwrapping State Discourse: National Security, Identity and Nation Building’ was moderated by veteran journalist Arif Nizami and the panelists were former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri, retired Let Gen Talat Masood, Senator Syed Ali Zafar, […]