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  • Time Magazine names Indian PM Modi among '30 Most Influential People on the Internet'

    Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi has been named among Time Magazine's 30 Most Influential People on the Internet, keeping company with other social media heavyweights, including reality star Kim Kardashian, former Olympic athlete Caitlyn Jenner and United States presidential candidate Donald Trump...

    Time calls Modi an "internet star" who "uses social media to break news and conduct diplomacy"...

  • Mobile phone, internet services suspended in Karachi today

    KARACHI: Mobile phone and internet services will remain suspended in Karachi, Hyderabad and Sukkur on Friday [today] for 12 hours on advice of the law enforcement agencies as a security measure for Eid Miladun Nabi (PBUH), officials said...

    The request, he said, had received a nod from the federal agencies to keep mobile phones off for 12 hours...

  • 3G and 4G mobile internet users cross 30m milestone

    KARACHI: 3G and 4G mobile internet subscriptions crossed a milestone 30 million users in July 2016 ? more than double the number of subscriptions in the corresponding period last year ? according to data available with the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)...

    The greatest number of mobile internet subscribers are on the Mobilink network, followed by Telenor and Zong...

  • 75 percent of internet use in 2017 will be mobile: report

    Seventy-five percent of internet use will be mobile in 2017, up slightly from this year, as a growing number of consumers around the world access the web on smartphones and tablets, media buying agency Zenith forecast this week...

    Zenith previously estimated that 71 percent of internet consumption would be mobile in 2016...

  • Mobile, internet banking culture taking root

    Internet and cell phone banking help companies and businesses get instant access to bank accounts, conduct business-to-business (B2B) and online transactions...

    From airlines, utilities, mutual funds, super food outlets, insurance companies and fertiliser and steel and chemical manufacturing facilities, there is hardly any corporate segment that remains untouched by mobile and internet banking...

  • Bangladesh shuts down mobile internet to tackle teen protests

    Bangladesh authorities have shut down mobile internet across swathes of the country, officials and local media said Sunday, as the authorities try to quell massive student protests that have spiralled into violence...

    The country's highest circulated newspaper Prothom Alo said 3G and 4G internet services have been shut down for 24 hours since late Saturday, shortly after the violence broke out...

  • ‘People around the world using Internet to sell, purchase drugs’

    ISLAMABAD: The World Drug Report 2016, released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on Wednesday, has stated that many people are turning to the Internet in order to purchase drugs around the world...

    UNODC country representative Cesar Guedes told Dawn that many people have taken to committing crimes using the Internet, because the chances of getting caught are slimmer...

  • India has the most people without clean water, report says

    NEW DELHI: India has the world's highest number of people without access to clean water ? imposing a major financial burden for some of the country's poorest people, according to a report released Tuesday...

    That accounts for more than a tenth of the 650m people worldwide without clean water access ? more than any single country in Africa or China, where 63m have no access...

  • Most flooding-hit people moved to safety, claims CM aide

    HYDERABAD: Sindh chief minister’s special assistant for relief and rehabilitation Ali Hassan Hingorjo on Friday claimed that 80 per cent people hit or threatened by flooding in the katcha areas of various districts, including Ghotki and Kandhkot- Kashmore, had been shifted to safe places...

    Also in view of flood threat amid peak flow in the Indus at Guddu and Sukkur barrages, the displaced people were being provided with relief goods...

  • Malala on Times’ 100 most influential people’s list

    NEW YORK: Pakistan’ nobel laureate, education activist, Malala Yousafzai once again made it to the list of the Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people...

    Also read: Malala Yousafzai — future prime minister of Pakistan?The Time Magazine said the list also includes Hollywood celebrities “some names you’d expect, it also features some that may surprise you: Kanye West, Kim Kardashian and Bradley Cooper among them”...

  • People face most harassment on Facebook, says DRF report

    The complaints were made in the form of calls, emails and Facebook messages, most of which referred to harassment on Facebook...

    The cyber harassment helpline is the first of its kind in Pakistan providing those facing online harassment “free, safe and confidential” environment to talk and register complaints...

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