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  • Cybernet and PEACE Cable to bring 'ultra-high capacity cable' to Pakistan

    Pakistani carrier Cybernet has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and landing party agreement with PEACE Cable International Network to bring 'ultra-high capacity cable' to the country...

    “We are excited about working on the PEACE project and the numerous benefits that the PEACE Cable will bring to Pakistan and its digital economy," said Cybernet CEO Danish A...

  • Cable operators told to remove cable TV apparatus from poles in Karachi

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has asked all cable TV operators to remove cable boosters from electric poles of K-Electric...

    Sources in the power utility told Dawn that a letter had been sent to Pemra informing it that the KE had received several complaints regarding current in electric poles “due to cables of media distributors and cable internet service providers fixed on and passing through the...

  • How we can revive the shrinking Indus delta

    THE ecosystem of the Indus delta is under threat owing to a drastic fall in river flows below the Kotri barrage...

    This hydrological, geomorphological and environmental degradation of the delta poses a risk to the livelihood of people living alongside it...

  • Delta Air Lines investigates Pakistani American couple's profiling claim

    CINCINNATI: Delta Air Lines says it's investigating an Ohio Muslim couple's claim that they were removed from a return flight from Europe after an airline employee singled them out because of their appearance...

    A statement from Delta also says the company will issue a full refund of the couple's airfare for the July 26 flight from Paris to Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport...

  • Peak flood beneficial to riverine area, Indus delta

    HYDERABAD: The peak flood passing through the Guddu barrage at the moment is beneficial to the riverine area and Indus delta ecology...

    Indus delta — a Ramsar site and said to be fifth or sixth largest in the world — whose ecology also hinges mainly on sustainable water flows downstream Kotri barrage would also get benefit of current water flows...

  • Threats to Indus Delta highlighted

    But out here it is the sea flowing into the Indus Delta,” said environmentalist and researcher Nasir A...

    Panhwar during his talk and presentation titled “Survival of the Indus Delta” at the Irtiqa Institute of Social Sciences on Saturday...

  • As water disappears, parched Sindh delta farmers march north

    ” Over a week, the people had walked 140 km from the Indus delta region, desperate to find an answer to worsening water shortages and land losses to erosion in their home villages...

    Zuhaib Ahmed Pirzada, a young environmental activist from Thatta, said an original 50 or so marchers from the area around Kharo Chan where the delta meets the Arabian Sea, were joined by others as they marched north...

  • Death & the delta

    THANKS to Mao Zedong and the Red Army, the term ‘Long March’ has become firmly embedded in the political lexicon of Pakistan...

    But a few weeks back, a true long march took place when a group of desperate and poverty-stricken farmers — numbering a few dozens — walked from Kharo Chan on the Indus Delta all the way to Thatta city...

  • Death & the delta

    THANKS to Mao Zedong and the Red Army, the term ‘Long March’ has become firmly embedded in the political lexicon of Pakistan...

    But a few weeks back, a true long march took place when a group of desperate and poverty-stricken farmers — numbering a few dozens — walked from Kharo Chan on the Indus Delta all the way to Thatta city...

  • Delta fined $50,000 for discriminating against Muslim passengers

    Delta Air Lines was on Friday fined $50,000 by the US Department of Transportation to settle allegations it discriminated against three Muslim passengers who were ordered off their planes...

    In its consent order, the department said it found Delta “engaged in discriminatory conduct” and violated anti-discrimination laws when it removed the three passengers...

  • 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...

    The PTCL spokesperson also said that Jeddah has started making efforts to repair the cable, but added that "restoring the network will take some time...

  • Charter to buy Time Warner Cable for $56 billion

    3 cable TV operator, offered to buy No...

    2 Time Warner Cable Inc for $56 billion on Tuesday but immediately ran into questions about whether regulators would agree to the combined company, which would control a big swath of the cable and Internet markets...

  • Cable operators reject service tax

    KARACHI: The cable operators association has opposed the imposition of a fresh ‘service tax’ by the Sindh government and called upon the authorities to declare their business tax-free for 10 years...

    “We make this demand so that we can offer cheap and quality service to our customers,” Khalid Arain, chairman of the Cable Operators Association of Pakistan, said at a press conference at the KPC on Sunday...

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