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  • Apple opens map development office in India's Hyderabad

    NEW DELHI: Apple said Thursday it will open a development office in Hyderabad, as its chief executive Tim Cook continued his India charm offensive with an investment boon to one of the country's top technology hubs...

    Local government ministers in Telangana state, of which Hyderabad is the capital, expressed their delight on Twitter at the new centre, a partnership with local software firm RMSI...

  • Appointment of Mardan education board controller declared illegal

    PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench on Thursday declared illegal the last year appointment of the Mardan Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education controller of examination on deputation...

    The declaration was made in a short order on the petition of Mardan BISE assistant controller Rashid Gul against assistant professor Shaukat Hayat’s appointment to the said post in September last year...

  • Chief controller, seven others suspended over Gujranwala train crash

    LAHORE: The chief controller of Pakistan Railways (PR) and his two deputies were among eight employees suspended from service on Saturday for their `direct or indirect’ involvement in the July 2 train crash that left several troops dead...

    Faisalabad Loco Shed assistant driver Muhammad Fayaz and pointsman Shahid Mahmood Bhatti were found directly involved while Chief Controller at Lahore Control Office Zahid Saeed, his deputies Syed...

  • JIT finds 33 more suspicious accounts linked to fake accounts case

    Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Additional Director General Economic Crime Wing Ehsan Sadiq on Monday told the Supreme Court (SC) that a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) — constituted by the apex court in the fake accounts case — has uncovered 33 more suspicious accounts...

    An FIA JIT had been investigating a 2015 case regarding fake accounts and fictitious transactions conducted through 29 ‘benami’ accounts in Summit Bank, Sindh...

  • PAC panel opts against open scrutiny of defence ministry accounts

    ISLAMABAD: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the National Assembly seems to be helpless in conducting an open scrutiny of financial affairs of the defence ministry as its sub-committee has decided to debate the audit objections to the ministry’s accounts in camera...

    The decision was taken at a meeting of the sub-committee, headed by PML-N legislator Rana Afzal Hussain, on Wednesday at the request of the defence ministry...

  • SC orders audit of Defence Housing Authority accounts

    ISLAMABAD: Declaring that a claim by the Defence Housing Authority (DHA), Lahore, that their accounts could not be scrutinised was “unjustified”, the Supreme Court ordered the auditor general of Pakistan (AGP) on Tuesday to proceed with an audit of their accounts...

    The order was issued days after the Supreme Court took exception to the DHA’s claims of immunity from an audit of their accounts by the auditor general under Article 170...

  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

  • Myanmar's startups map past, shape future with virtual reality

    Gasps echo across the hall as the Myanmar school kids trial virtual reality goggles, marvelling at a device that allows some of Asia's poorest people to walk on the moon or dive beneath the waves...

    “In Myanmar, we can't afford much to bring students to the real world experience,” beamed Hla Hla Win, a teacher and tech entrepreneur taking virtual reality into the classroom
  • Road map to bring electric vehicles to local roads

    KARACHI: The Ministry of Science and Technology has taken the initiative for “engineering foresight” to gear up auto assemblers and parts makers for new challenges, especially electric vehicles (EVs)...

    Various countries including the United States and India have already unveiled their plans for introducing EVs
  • India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row

    “The ban has been imposed for five days and it was done on instructions of an inter-ministerial committee, who took cognisance of an incorrect map of India in which the channel showed parts of Kashmir in Pakistan and China,” the official told AFP on condition of anonymity...

    The Indian government in 2011 ordered The Economist magazine to cover up a map of disputed borders in Kashmir...

  • More than lines on a map

    For long the army has seen some among this lot as ‘patriotic’ and a second line of defence and hence as allies whose capacity it has beefed up in the past and largely left alone during the current operations...

    Isn’t it time for GHQ to pause and ask itself how it can tell one group apart from the other when each is committed to the enforcement of the narrowest, most obscurantist, and often divisive view of religion?If the CPEC is...

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