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  • Edotco, Dawood Hercules to acquire 13,000 mobile towers from Jazz

    KARACHI: Edotco Group in partnership with Dawood Hercules Corporation Ltd (DH Corp) announced the acquisition of approximately 13,000 towers from Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited (Jazz)...

    Edotco operates and manages a regional portfolio of over 26,000 towers across core markets of Malaysia, Myan­mar, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Pakistan with over 18,400 towers directly operated by edotco and a further 8,100 towers...

  • Swiss, Czech climbers summit Trango Towers

    ISLAMABAD: After a successful summit of the Trango Towers, the Swiss and Czech climbers who made the 6,000 meter trek said the mountains were farther,taller and harder than they looked...

    The Trango Towers in Gilgit-Baltistan are one the largest and hardest cliffs in the world...

  • Anomalies alleged in electric towers project

    CHITRAL: Anomalies have been alleged in the project of installation of electric towers transmitting power generation of Golen Gol Hydropower Project to the grid station in Chokiatan (Upper Dir) in its different stages, including award of contract and advance payment of bills...

    He said in his complaint that the change of 132kV electric towers by 220kV towers in violation of the approved design was another anomaly which would enhance...

  • Edotco scraps $940m deal to acquire Jazz towers

    KARACHI: Edotco Group — subsidiary of Axiata Group Berhad, listed on Bursa — on Monday announced its exit from the agreement to move forward with the acquisition of 13,000 towers from Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited (Jazz) in Pakistan after delays in necessary regulatory approval...

    The company operates a regional portfolio of over 28,000 towers across core markets of Malaysia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and...

  • President Alvi attends inauguration ceremony of Istanbul Grand International Airport

    President Arif Alvi attended the inauguration ceremony of Istanbul Grand International Airport on Monday while on a three-day visit to Turkey at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

    President Erdogan, while opening the airport ? which his government says will eventually become the largest in the world ? with great fanfare, said it would be "the pride of our country and an example to the world...

  • US team visits Islamabad International Airport to give clearance to PIA direct flights

    RAWALPINDI: A United States (US) Transport Security Administration (TSA) team on Monday visited Islamabad International Airport (IIA) to conduct final inspection and give clearance to Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to start direct flights to the US...

    According to sources, the team will also visit Jinnah International Airport Karachi and Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore...

  • Before massive Bangladesh heist, New York Fed feared such cyber attacks

    The Fed managers worried that lax security procedures and outdated technology at some foreign central banks could allow cyber-criminals to commandeer local computers and breach foreign accounts at the US central bank, according to interviews with seven current and former New York Fed officials and a former US government official familiar with the discussions...

    February’s theft from the Bangladesh Bank fit that definition — a bold...

  • Cyber cooperation

    In Pakistan, the enactment of the Prevention of Electronics Crime Act (Peca), 2016, despite many reservations, was a step in the right direction due to the emerging cyber threats and the need to provide protection to citizens vulnerable to the misuse of technology...

    Similarly, judges designated to preside over cyber-related cases have not received the requisite training and have difficulty in comprehending technology-related...

  • ‘Regulators need to develop global cyber security standards’

    WASHINGTON: Governments need to develop global cyber security standards and increase information sharing on cyber threats, Daniel Pinto, chief executive of JPMorgan’s corporate and investment bank, said on Saturday...

    Pinto, speaking during a panel at the Institute of International Finance meeting in Washington, said global banks have to comply with a hodgepodge of cyber security standards across different countries, increasing costs...

  • 'Advanced' cyber attack targets Saudi Arabia

    Saudi authorities said on Monday they had detected an “advanced” cyber attack targeting the kingdom, in a fresh attempt by hackers to disrupt government computers...

    The government's National Cyber Security Centre said the attack involved the use of “Powershell” malware, but it did not comment on the source of the attack or which government bodies were targeted...

  • PMDC approaches FIA’s Cyber Crime Wing in fake notification case

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has approached the Cyber Crime Cell of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in regards to a fake notification circulating on social media saying a ban has been imposed on house jobs and internships for foreign graduates...

    An official of the FIA Cyber Crime Wing said he has not seen the complaint but in some cases it is easy to determine who uploaded the content in question...

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