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  • BlackBerry delays Pakistan shutdown as talks on govt access continue

    ISLAMABAD: BlackBerry Ltd will delay shutting down its operations in Pakistan until Dec 30 as negotiations continue over government demands for access to users' private data, the company and the telecoms authority said on Monday...

    Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) had in July demanded BlackBerry give it access to its BlackBerry Enterprise Services, which encrypt data such as emails and instant messages, or shut it down by...

  • Cellular firms told to discontinue Blackberry enterprise services

    ISLAMABAD: The government has again asked mobile phone operators to discontinue Blackberry enterprise services (BES) in the country by Nov 30...

    “Due to serious concerns expressed by security agencies, Mobilink, Ufone and Telenor are requested to give their BES customers 90 days notice for closing their connections by or before Nov 30, 2015,” says a notification issued by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Friday... ...

  • SC judge says Constitution has concept of basic structure

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court hearing on challenges to the 18th Amendment on Monday provided an opportunity to peep into judges’ minds when one member of the full court acknowledged that there was a concept of basic structure theory in the 1973 Constitution...

    He said the procedure for appointment of judges had been changed by giving it to many hands instead of one hand which ultimately led to the insertion of Article 175-A in the...

  • Marital rape not valid concept for Indians

    “It is considered that the concept of marital rape, as understood internationally, cannot be suitably applied in the Indian context due to various factors, including level of education, illiteracy, poverty, myriad social customs and values, religious beliefs, the mindset of the society to treat the marriage as a sacrament,” Minister of State for Home, Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said...

    Published in Dawn, April 30th, 2015On a...

  • Zaheer welcomes day-night Tests concept

    DUBAI: The president of cricket's governing body Sunday hailed the concept of day-night Test matches, days before Australia play New Zealand in the first-ever such match...

    “The sceptics and critics might call it a leap in the dark but I prefer to view the decision to play day-night Test cricket — a concept set to become reality when Australia plays New Zealand in Adelaide — as thoroughly enlightened,” Abbas wrote in his column for...

  • Concept of secret balloting alien to Islam, observes chief justice

    ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali observed on Tuesday that the concept of secret ballot is alien to Islam and is rather, derived from the west...

    “The method of secret ballot is a western concept and has nothing to do with Islam,” the chief justice observed, adding that the open ballot system discourages hypocrisy...

  • BlackBerry unveils second, cheaper, Android device

    TORONTO: BlackBerry Ltd unveiled a second Android-based handset on Tuesday, a device combining Alphabet Inc's popular software and broad app catalog with the Canadian company's security and productivity features at a lower price...

    The faded smartphone pioneer is hoping the DTEK50 will sell in greater numbers than the Priv, its first phone using the Android operating system, which Chief Executive John Chen has said suffered because of...

  • BlackBerry CEO says turnaround two-thirds complete

    TORONTO: BlackBerry Ltd Chief Executive John Chen said on Monday he was two-thirds of the way toward achieving his goal of turning the Canadian technology company's fortunes around...

    Waterloo, Ontario-based BlackBerry, a once-dominant smartphone maker, has shifted its focus to software that companies and governments use to manage their mobile devices...

  • BlackBerry to outsource handsets, will halt production

    MONTREAL: BlackBerry, the Canadian firm that helped pioneer the smartphone market, said Wednesday it will stop making handsets, outsourcing production to an Indonesian partner...

    Handsets with the BlackBerry name will be produced under license by PT Tiphone Mobile Indonesia Tbk, allowing the Canadian firm to concentrate on software and services, a statement by the firms said...

  • BlackBerry avoids smartphone risk with outsource move: CEO

    WATERLOO: BlackBerry Ltd's decision to outsource the development of its smartphones helps it avoid the risks of a competitive market and focus on its more lucrative businesses of software and managing rival devices, its chief executive said on Wednesday...

    O) rose 5 per cent as investors welcomed a further shift away the money-losing handset business, in which BlackBerry had gone from being a market leader to trailing far behind...

  • ‘Feminism is not a western concept’

    “India and Pakistan both claim to be democracies but there is little democracy inside people’s homes when it comes to gender relations,” she said...

    Ms Bhasin negated claims that feminism is a Western concept and pointed out anecdotes from Hindu, Buddhist and Islamic history showing that ideas related to gender equality had existed long before the emergence of feminism in its formalised shape in Europe...

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