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  • Threatening SMS sender booked under ATA

    RAWALPINDI: The police have registered a terrorism case against an unidentified person for sending a threatening text message to the crisis control centre of the Nur Khan Airbase...

    Mohammad Bilal Zaidi, a senior officer at the control centre, complained to the Airport police that he received a threatening text message on his mobile phone at his workplace on Friday
  • 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...

    “The officials are required to start the (number collection) work from the first batch of consumers...

  • PM national health programme to introduce SMS service

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister National Health Programme (PMNHP) has decided to introduce an SMS service for the beneficiaries of the programme due to which they will get information about balance in their cards...

    The PMNHP has been waiting to get a date from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for the inauguration of the programme in Skardu...

  • Suspected sender of SMS to lawyer arrested

    RAWALPINDI: The police have picked up an under trial prisoner from Adiala jail for being involved in sending a threatening text message (SMS) to a lawyer...

    The lawyer received an SMS suspected to be sent from inside Adiala jail on Monday, in which the sender warned him to be ready to face a fate similar to that of a senior judge who was killed outside his house in Rawalpindi recently...

  • Uber rival Rixi lets you hail rickshaws via SMS in Lahore

    LAHORE: As taxi hailing giant Uber enters Pakistan, a little-known local competitor is counting on a mix of new ideas and old technology to tap what could be a big chunk of the market: low-income residents who travel in rickshaws, not cabs...

    Its platform is not smartphones, but older SMS phone messaging that allows nearby drivers to bid for any user's business...

  • Flood warning through SMS

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says an SMS service has been started for giving advance warning regarding flood situation to people living near rivers...

  • Prank calls and spam SMS: banish the unwantables

    Prank calls and unsolicited messages vary — from being bombarded by telemarketers to a forlorn ‘frandshipper’ sending maudlin texts to the worst case scenario of someone persistently harassing you...

    Open Settings on your Android phone, Click “More” under the Wireless & Networks option, then select “Default SMS app” as Google Hangouts...

  • SMS-based tutoring system for public schools’ students soon

    LAHORE: Showing sensitivity to the students need for after-school academic assistance, the Punjab is set to launch an SMS-based Intelligent Tutoring System (ITS) in public schools through two different programmes starting from Nov 15, this year...

    Under the e-learning initiative of the SMS-based Information and Technology University’s Centre for Technology in Education (CTE), technical and financial assistance of the Punjab...

  • Voters will now be able to find their polling station via SMS: ECP

    Voters will now be able to check their polling station by sending their national identity card (NIC) number to 8300, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) announced on Wednesday...

    When the ECP is done updating its database "by today or tomorrow", the reply from 8300 will also provide details of the polling stations, an ECP spokesperson said...

  • SBP re-launches SMS service for issuance of fresh currency notes

    KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan, through its subsidiary the SBP Banking Services Corporation, has again launched its SMS service (8877) for issuance of fresh currency notes to the public...

    The fresh currency notes will be available from designated commercial bank branches called “e-branches” and the 16 field offices of SBP-BSC...

  • Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: Days before crucial talks with the US defence secretary, Pakistan has welcomed an American offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids from the Afghan soil, the Voice of America radio service reported on Wednesday...

    The official US news outlet also reported that Pakistan believed the US offer “augurs well” for regional counterterrorism cooperation...

  • Pakistan 2 rout Pakistan 1 to clinch World Snooker team gold

    KARACHI: Pakistan 2 overcome fighting Pakistan 1 by 5-4 frames in agonising all-Pakistan final played for the first time in any global event to win the IBSF Team Event Snooker Championship in the Egyptian city of Hurghadha on Thursday evening...

    Pakistan 2 was represented by the former world amateur snooker champion Mohammad Asif and Babar Masih while Pakistan 1 comprised national champion Mohammad Sajjad and runner-up Asjad Iqbal... ...

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