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  • Internet services disrupted across Pakistan as submarine cables go offline

    Internet services across the country were impacted on Tuesday evening, following a fault that developed in international submarine cables that connect Pakistan...

    "We regret to inform you that due to international submarine cable fault, internet services are impacted across Pakistan," said Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) in a post on Twitter...

  • Lahore Amar Cables lift National Seniors Cup

    SIALKOT: Northern regions winners Lahore Amar Cables clinched the National Seniors Cup cricket title after sealing a five-wicket win over southern region champions Karachi Omar Assoc­iates in the floodlight final at the Faraz Sports Ground in Sialkot the other day...

    According to details made available by the Pakistan Veterans Cricket Association (PVCA) here on Monday, Karachi Omar Associates were bowled out for 121 in 28...

  • Jamshed stars as Amar Cables win National Seniors Cup

    KARACHI: Inspired by brilliant knock from Jamshed Salman, Amar Cables of Lahore defeated Karachi’s Gold Bridge Media by 49 runs to clinch the 17th National Seniors Cup cricket title at the Hussain Lawai Naya Nazimabad Cricket Stadium here on Sunday...

    On a dicey pitch, which gradually became tough for batsmen, Northern region champions Amar Cables did well to post a competitive total of 167-9 in the allotted 30 overs after Southern...

  • Damaged cables cause fluctuation in internet service

    KARACHI: Internet service in Pakistan experienced fluctuation on Thursday after undersea optic fibre communication cables were damaged, officials said...

    Though the main internet service provider, the Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), said restoration work had begun, it did not come up with a certain timeline to fix the problem...

  • Cables detail Saudi diplomat’s meeting with Haqqani’s son

    ISLAMABAD: Leaked Saudi diplomatic cables reveal that the country’s embassy in Islamabad remained in touch with the Haqqani network and also helped arrange a visit for the militant group’s leader for medical treatment...

    The cables, published by WikiLeaks, have provided a rare insight into the contacts between Saudi officials and the Haqqani network in the recent past, even though the two are said to have had a long-standing...

  • Amar Cables crowned as 17th Seniors Cup regional champions

    KARACHI: Bilal Khilji’s fine unbeaten century allowed Amar Cables to be crowned as the Northern Region champions of the 17th National Seniors Cup Cricket Tournament 2015 as they overcame Askari Greens by one wicket in a nail-biting final at the LCCA Ground in Lahore...

    Amar Cables will now be taking on Karachi Gold Bridge Media, the Southern region champions, in the National Seniors Cup Final, scheduled to be held at the Naya...

  • Army seeks fibre optic cables along CPEC

    ISLAMABAD: A top military official on Tuesday said some incoming and outbound internet traffic landed in India before being routed to its destinations, posing a security risk for Pakistan...

    “The network which brings internet traffic into Pakistan through submarine cables has been developed by a consortium that has Indian companies either as partners or shareholders, which is a serious security concern...

  • No progress made on directives issued to remove cables from city, court told

    KARACHI: The commissioner of Karachi on Wednesday informed the Sindh High Court that the chief minister and the chief secretary of Sindh had also issued directives regarding removal of cables and wires hanging and installed in the city causing public nuisance and also denting the glory of the city...

    In his comments filed in a petition of K-Electric, seeking timely removal of such cables, the commissioner submitted that his office had...

  • Shanghai Electric gets CCP's approval to acquire K-Electric

    Shanghai Electric Power Co Ltd said on Monday that it had received approval from the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) to acquire K-Electric Limited...

    The Abraaj Group announced in October that one of its companies, KES Power, had reached an agreement to divest its stake in K-Electric, the country’s largest and only vertically integrated power utility, to Shanghai Electric...

  • Drug prices in Pakistan among world’s lowest, claim manufacturers

    LAHORE: Joint efforts of the pharmaceutical industry and the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) to ensure availability of affordable, quality drugs in the country had improved access of patients to several critical drugs, including thyroxine and anti-TB drugs, the Pharma Bureau and the Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufa-cturers Association (PPMA) said on Wednesday...

    “This means (that the additional burden of price hike) is over...

  • Textile manufacturers disappointed

    LAHORE: The large-scale textile manufacturers on Friday rejected the budget for fiscal year 2015-16 as disappointing, saying that it did not contain any measure to help them reduce their cost of doing business and become competitive in the global markets...

    Speaking at a news conference, All Pakistan Textile Manufacturers Association (Aptma) Chairman S...

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