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  • Zong seeks end to ‘excessive taxation’

    ISLAMABAD: As Zong announced its plans to inject another $300 million to $400m to expand the scope of its third-generation (3G) and 4G services further across the country during this year, it called for abolishing “excessive taxation” on the cellular sector...

    5 per cent tax on mobile internet services,” he added...

  • US says Pakistan failed to act against Taliban, Haqqani Network

    The United States has once again accused Pakistan of not taking significant action against the militant outfits and accusing them of operating from "Pakistan-based safe havens" to threaten the US and Afghan forces in Afghanistan...

    The US State Department, in its annual “Country Reports on Terrorism 2016” released on Wednesday, said Islamabad has failed to take significant action to constrain the ability of the Afghan Taliban and...

  • No terrorist network left capable of operating in Pakistan: Nisar

    ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Monday laid out an elaborate progress report on the National Action Plan (NAP), saying that terrorism in the country had been brought down by 70 per cent, adding that no militant network could now operate in Pakistan...

    “Since the start of operation Zarb-i-Azb, we have conducted 11,000 IBOs, with police leading the actions while being supported by intelligence services...

  • Pakistan keen on developing rail network for transit trade: minister

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir has said that Pakistan is interested in laying new railway tracks and refurbishing existing routes for direct and transit trade with Afghanistan and Iran...

    Speaking to a business delegation from South Africa on Wednesday, the minister said his government is considering railway tracks as trade corridors because they would play a vital role in boosting Pakistan’s exports and facilitate...

  • Pakistan, Haqqani network are not 'friends', says Aizaz Chaudhry

    A day after a top US Central Command official acknowledged Pakistan's efforts against the deadly Haqqani network, Ambassador to the United States (US) Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry said the Haqqani network is not Pakistan's "friend"...

    The Haqqani network is one of the most dangerous faction in the Afghan Taliban...

  • Kuwait asks Pakistan to upgrade fuel supply network

    ISLAMABAD: Kuwait has asked Pakistan to upgrade its market and fuel supply network to higher grade gas oil, commonly known as High Speed Diesel (HSD), to remain its long-term client...

    Pakistan generally imports half of the country’s diesel requirement from Kuwait under a long-term arrangement between their respective state-run companies — Pakistan State Oil (PSO) and Kuwait Petroleum Company (KPC)...

  • Pakistan among top 10 economies in terms of its internet users

    ISLAMABAD: Nearly 16 million Pakistanis went online for the first time between 2012 and 2015, accounting for half the number of the overall internet users in the country, according to a UN report released on Tuesday...

    This made Pakistan one of the top 10 economies in terms of the number of its people going online during the period...

  • ISP insider: How my search for faster internet in Pakistan drove me up the wall

    In Pakistan we use the internet to gain information, conduct financial transactions, follow sporting events, endlessly share amusing pictures of grammatically challenged cats and send ‘fraandship’ requests to ‘girls’ who look suspiciously similar to Bollywood actresses and whose parents bestowed them with unique names such as ‘Lonely Sad Angel 98...

    The internet has grown into such a crucial component of our daily lives that ISPs...

  • Pakistan experiences slow internet as submarine cable goes offline

    Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) informed on Saturday that Pakistan is experiencing slow internet as IMEWE, the international underwater cable responsible for bringing internet to Pakistan, has gone offline due to technical problems...

    A spokesperson from PTCL said that a major flaw in IMEWE had occurred near Saudi Arabia, while another official said the fault has disrupted the country's entire internet...

  • Cyber armies, misplaced judicial activism threaten internet landscape in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Threats to the internet landscape, including arbitrary administrative shutdowns, misplaced judicial activism against internet freedoms, the rise of cyber-armies, enforced disappearances of activists and the abuse of cybercrime legislation have been on the rise across the country, according to a report titled Internet Landscape of Pakistan 2017...

    The annual report is an “indigenous effort” to regularly monitor and document...

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