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3G/4G Auction: Winners Of The 3G/4G Spectrum Licenses Announced

3G/4G Auction: Winners Of The 3G/4G Spectrum Licenses Announced

  3G/4G Auction: Winners Of The 3G/4G Spectrum Licenses Announced – Finally, Pakistan has officially stepped into the next-Gen spectrum where the masses will soon start to experience high-speed internet on their devices. We should first thank the federal government of Pakistan that took the initiative and actually took the matter seriously and didn’t step back even after several attempts to derail the auction process. Special thanks should also be forwarded to the Judiciary that actually overruled every filed petition against the auction and considered it as one of the major steps in the growth of telecom and IT industry ... Read More »

Jahangir Khan — The Conqueror

Jahangir Khan — The Conqueror

Jahangir Khan — The Conqueror – In December 1953, a son was born in Karachi to Roshan Khan. He was named Jahangir, the name stands for ‘conqueror’ in Urdu, and conquer he did, going on to become one of the most destructive and dominant players in the 1980s and onwards. Though Jansher Khan challenged Jahangir whenever they clashed, but it is Jahangir who is probably the greatest squash player ever. His rise was meteoric and he gave his all in training, redefining the very definition of hard work and dedication to maintain Pakistan’s supremacy on the world map, like his ... Read More »

Tit For Tat: Defaulting FESCO Disconnects Power Supply To FBR Office

Tit For Tat: Defaulting FESCO Disconnects Power Supply To FBR Office

  Tit For Tat: Defaulting FESCO Disconnects Power Supply To FBR Office – FAISALABAD: The Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (Fesco) on Tuesday disconnected power supply to the Federal Board of Revenue’s (FBR) zonal office alleging that it had defaulted on electricity bills’ payment. FBR Additional Commissioner Javaid Badar said a Fesco team and a police party had raided the FBR’s office and removed an electricity meter. He claimed the power company had taken the action after Fesco’s bank accounts were frozen last week for not paying Rs5.37 billion in income tax. He said Fesco authorities had told them that it ... Read More »

Choppy Waters: ‘Pressure Group’ Announces Boycott Of Parliamentary Committees

Choppy Waters: ‘Pressure Group’ Announces Boycott Of Parliamentary Committees

Choppy Waters: ‘Pressure Group’ Announces Boycott Of Parliamentary Committees – PESHAWAR: Disgruntled MPAs of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) have decided to boycott parliamentary committee meetings until their grievances are addressed,  According to sources privy to a meeting, the pressure group has objections over two major portfolios given to PTI’s coalition partners in the government. The insider added a meeting was held among four pressure group lawmakers on Monday in the chambers of the assembly’s deputy speaker in which the MPAs expressed reservations on the allocation of portfolios. “The disgruntled members claim that by giving two major portfolios to coalition partners, PTI ... Read More »

Allegations On ISI: Defence Ministry To Move Against Private TV Channel In PEMRA

Allegations On ISI: Defence Ministry To Move Against Private TV Channel In PEMRA

Allegations On ISI: Defence Ministry To Move Against Private TV Channel In PEMRA – The petition alleges private TV channel to be involved in anti-Pakistan activities. ISLAMABAD- The Ministry of Defence decided on Tuesday to file a petition against private TV channel – for naming ISI Chief after attack on prominent journalist Hamid Mir – in Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), According to News sources, Defence Ministry has resolved to move against the private TV channel in PEMRA. The petition alleges that the private TV channel is involved in anti-Pakistan activities. The petition also includes supposed evidences against the ... Read More »

David Cameron Criticised For Calling Britain A Christian Country

David Cameron Criticised For Calling Britain A Christian Country

David Cameron Criticised For Calling Britain A Christian Country – The criticism came in an open letter signed by 55 public figures, including writers. LONDON (AFP) – British Prime Minister David Cameron was accused on Monday of sowing sectarianism and division after stressing in an Easter message that Britain was still a “Christian country”. The criticism came in an open letter signed by 55 public figures, including writers Philip Pullman and Terry Pratchett and the Nobel Prize-winning scientists John Sulston and Harold Kroto. Cameron, a member of the established Church of England, has been increasingly vocal about his beliefs recently, ... Read More »

Captain America’ Beats ‘Rio 2′ To Win U.S. Box Office

Captain America' Beats 'Rio 2' To Win U.S. Box Office

Captain America’ Beats ‘Rio 2′ To Win U.S. Box Office – The film has earned a global total of $586 million, including more than $200 million domestically. (Reuters) – Marvel s superhero in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” claimed a third straight box office win, collecting $26.6 million at the domestic box office to beat the colorful birds of animated film “Rio 2,” which generated $22.5 million in ticket sales. “Heaven Is for Real”, based on a best-selling Christian book about a boy who claims to have witnessed heaven during surgery, was a strong third at U.S. and Canadian theaters with ... Read More »

Gen Raheel Visits ISI HQs

Gen Raheel Visits ISI HQs

Gen Raheel Visits ISI HQs – Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, on Tuesday visited the Directorate General Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), according to an ISPR press release. On arrival at Headquarters, DG ISI Lieutenant General Zahir ul Islam received the COAS. He was given detailed briefing on internal and external security situation of the country. The army chief appreciated the role of ISI towards national security and lauded the contributions and sacrifices of its officers and men towards strengthening the defence of the motherland. Read More »

Pakistan Successfully Tests Hatf III (Ghaznavi)

Pakistan Successfully Tests Hatf III (Ghaznavi)

Pakistan Successfully Tests Hatf III (Ghaznavi) – Pakistan today conducted a successful training launch of Short Range Surface to Surface Ballistic Missile Hatf III (Ghaznavi), which can carry nuclear and conventional warheads to a range of 290 kilometers, ISPR announced in a press release. The successful launch concluded the Field Training Exercise of Strategic Missile Group of Army Strategic Forces Command. The Training Launch was witnessed by the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, General Rashad Mahmood, Director General Strategic Plans Division, Lieutenant General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Commander Army Strategic Forces Command, Lieutenant General Obaid Ullah Khan, Chairman NESCOM, Mr ... Read More »

Mission Accomplished?: Sehat ka Insaf

Mission Accomplished?: Sehat ka Insaf

Mission Accomplished?: Sehat ka Insaf  – PESHAWAR: After three months of immunisation activities in the city, the 12th and final round of Sehat ka Insaf was held in the provincial capital on Sunday. Around 0.7 million children in 97 union councils (UC) were vaccinated against nine diseases. Briefing journalists at the Officers Mess, Minister for Health Shahram Khan Tarakai said Peshawar acts as a major transit hub and hundreds of thousands of people move in and out of the city every day, creating a conducive environment for the spread of poliovirus across the country. He said the World Health Organization (WHO) ... Read More »