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  • Digital ban in digital Bangladesh

    Granted, social media can be a dangerous place; but it also provides a safe haven for ordinary people who, lacking trust in law enforcing agencies and/or the judicial system, use the digital space to air their grievances and protests in order to seek solidarity and some sort of justice...

    Without efficient law enforcement agencies and intelligence community armed with the resources and infrastructure to deal with security threats, we...

  • Minister suspends 19 Sepco officers, says meter readers 100pc corrupt

    SUKKUR: Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali has ordered suspension of 19 officers of the Sukkur Electric Power Company (Sepco) on charges of failure to perform duties in the best interest of the company and said meter readers are 100 per cent corrupt who have become millionaires through the ill-gotten money...

    A list of the 50 most corrupt meter readers had been prepared against whom action would be launched soon,...

  • Meter reading: Lesco to launch SMS

    LAHORE: Lahore Electric Supply Company (Lesco) has decided to send meter readings to the consumers on their mobile phones on a regular basis through SMS service, asking the field staff to start collecting their cell numbers for the purpose...

  • ‘Illegally installed electricity meter’ at MPA’s factory untraceable

    FAISALABAD: Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (Fesco) officials have been trying hard for the last one-and-a-half months to recover a meter allegedly installed illegally to energise the foundry unit of a PML-N MPA...

    Finding no way to recover the meter, Fesco Chief Executive Officer Rasheed Aslam had on March 31 constituted a four-member committee to probe into the issue...

  • Pakistan to develop ICT infrastructure to bridge digital divide: Mamnoon

    BEIJING: President Mamnoon Hussain, speaking at the second annual World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, China, on Wednesday, said Pakistan is pursuing a vision of accelerated digitisation in order to transform itself into a knowledge-based economy, Radio Pakistan reported...

    Our focus remains on development of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) infrastructure, he said, with special emphasis on serving marginalised segments...

  • Cyber attacks against govt expose fatal cracks in Pakistan’s digital fence

    In a report titled ‘APT28: A Window into Russia’s Cyber Espionage Operations’, leading US network security firm FireEye has tracked attacks on government, defence and educational infrastructure in at least 26 different countries, including Pakistan...

    “Individual user habits are almost never as robust as the measures an organisation or department takes with regard to cyber security,” said Shahzad Ahmed, country director of the digital...

  • Digital preservation to the rescue of Pakistan's crumbling monuments

    Cultural heritage sites in Pakistan tell a poetic tale of the history of this land, which goes well beyond its inception in 1947...

    This remarkable mode of preservation is now being implemented in Pakistan as well, thanks to the joint efforts of the Lahore University of Management Sciences (Lums) and CyArk (an international non-profit organisation that offers expertise toward digitally storing heritage before they are damaged beyond...

  • Think tank launches digital database on terrorism in Pakistan

    On Monday, Mr Khan received a standing ovation at the launch of a digital database on terrorism prepared by the Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies (PICSS)...

    The database, which was dedicated by the Islamabad-based think tank to the APS victims, contains statistics on terrorist attacks in Pakistan over the last 15 years...

  • Think tank launches digital database on terrorism in Pakistan

    On Monday, Mr Khan received a standing ovation at the launch of a digital database on terrorism prepared by the Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies (PICSS)...

    The database, which was dedicated by the Islamabad-based think tank to the APS victims, contains statistics on terrorist attacks in Pakistan over the last 15 years...

  • ‘Pakistan to be next digital hotspot in two years’

    KARACHI: Pakistan will be the next digital hotspot over the next couple of years as the country is now among one of the top destinations for the mobile industry and global retail and e-tail giants, said a “white paper” prepared by online marketplace Daraz...

    This shows Pakistan has fared better than most countries, including India where only 20-25pc of the population has a smartphone...

  • Digital Pakistan

    AS you read this, a revolutionary shift is happening in the way the world works, with economies across the planet going digital fast...

    A country’s progress in digital transformation is measured using the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) framework...

  • Human rights defenders in Pakistan face digital threats, attacks: Amnesty

    KARACHI: Human rights defenders in Pakistan are under threat from a targeted campaign of digital attacks, which has seen social media accounts hacked and computers and mobile phones infected with spyware, a four-month investigation by Amnesty International revealed...

    In a new report released on Tuesday titled ‘Human Rights Under Surveillance: Digital Threats Against Human Rights Defenders in Pakistan’, the human rights watchdog...

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