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  • SC to take up seven-decade-old ‘evacuee property’ case next month

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court will take up in the second week of next month a long pending dispute spanning more than 70 years over a property which belonged to a Hindu family but requires determination: can the asset in question be treated an evacuee property or not?The last time the case was taken up by the Supreme Court was in 2007 when a two-judge SC bench headed by Justice Faqir Mohammad Khokhar granted leave to appeal to a petition moved...

  • Governor’s houses, rest houses burden on kitty: Imran

    ABBOTTABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan on Friday said after forming government in the centre, his party would hand over the country’s all governor’s houses and rest houses to the people instead of reserving them for the ruling class only to reduce burden on the public exchequer...

    Rs20 million was being spent on these rest houses from the provincial exchequer but in future, they will generate money,” he said while...

  • 465 houses searched in Multan operation

    MULTAN: Multan police claimed to have taken into custody 50 suspects during a search operation conducted in the area of Sehwra Chowk and adjoining localities on Tuesday...

    It stated that over 465 houses were searched during the operation with the help of biometric devices and 50 suspects were taken into custody...

  • NYT accuses software firm of running fake degree empire

    The lead story — Fake Diplomas, Real Cash: A Net of Made-Up Schools — by veteran reporter Declan Walsh and carried on the front page of the Times described Axact as a “secretive” Pakistani software company that offers “everything from high school diplomas for about $350, to doctoral degrees for $4,000 and above”...

    Axact employs over 2,000 people and calls itself Pakistan’s largest software exporter...

  • SBP to facilitate software exports

    KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan has decided to facilitate software exporters by reviewing instructions related to the export of software and removing hurdles, a circular issued by the SBP said on Friday...

    The instructions related to the exports of software are contained in F...

  • Android software creator unveils ‘Essential’ phone

    SAN FRANCISCO: A creator of the Android software powering smartphones around the world steps into the hardware market with a handset that promises to tackle the clutter, complexity and rapid obsolescence of current devices...

    Google makes Android software — which powers most of the world’s smartphones — available free to device makers...

  • Apple to set up software lab in India

    MUMBAI: Apple Inc will set up a software laboratory in India to help Indian startups and developers working on the company's iOS platform, Apple said hours after Chief Executive Tim Cook began his first official visit to the country...

    The company is also expected to unveil plans to expand its software development centre in the southern city of Hyderabad, also home to Microsoft's first India office, where engineers are working on...

  • NBP pays penalty for flaws in ‘software screening’

    The WSJ said that “the case illustrates how companies can be penalised for violating sanctions, even if the illegal transactions are only processed because of flaws in “screening software...

    ”The National bank’s sanction screening software failed to recognise the name of the account name LC Aircompany Kyrgyztransavia as belonging to Kyrgyz Trans Avia account, OFAC said...

  • Moon-sighting software

    He told me that he had installed Google Sky Map software...

    The free software has made technology available for a government official to decide about the appearance of the new crescent...

  • NTDC ignores legal advice against buying Rs840m software

    LAHORE: The Board of Directors of National Transmission and Despatch Company has declared public money as the company’s own resources and decided to purchase a Rs840 million software, ignoring the process set by the government and advice of its own director legal and director information technology – who termed the purchase illegal and one of them quit the job in protest...

    According to details, the NTDC board recently floated the...

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