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  • Information Technology Directorate handed over to IT Board

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has planned to transfer the administrative control of the Directorate of Information Technology from the science and technology department to the autonomous KP Information Technology Board...

    The department has prepared the draft KP Establishment of Information Technology Board (Amendment) Act 2017 to ensure the smooth execution of the plan, say the officials concerned...

  • Information & technology

    Information and Technology (IT) has turned the world into a global village and is also playing a crucial role in our society...

    The overall annual volume of e-commerce in Pakistan is more than $4 billion, and almost 25 per cent of the existing business will convert to internet in the next few years...

  • MQM-P's Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui announces resignation as Minister for Information Technology

    Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan convener Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui on Sunday announced that he was resigning from his post as Minister for Information Technology but that his party was not abandoning the PTI government despite its reservations...

    "In July 2019, the PTI-led government had decided to give MQM-P another ministry after which the party held two ministries — law and information technology...

  • In KP: Who needs a Right to Information Act if it prevents access to information?

    In February 2015, Peshawar journalist Aziz Buneri submitted a request to the KP's Right to Information Commission (RTIC) to access information on budget expenditure in Rescue 1122...

    Under the Right to Information Act (RTI) Act, which was passed by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly in October 2013 to better facilitate citizens’ access to public documents and records, Buneri should have received the relevant data within 20 days of...

  • Federal information commission to ensure implementation of Right to Information Act: Chaudhry

    Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Monday formally notified the Federal Information Commission with an aim to expedite the implementation of the Right to Information (RTI) Act across the country...

    Speaking to the media in Islamabad, Chaudhry said that if departments failed to provide information sought from them under the law, citizens can approach the commission, which will ensure that the requested data is released within a...

  • Call from Pakistan preceded Ghani’s flight from Kabul: magazine

    WASHINGTON: A text message and a call from a Pakistani number persuaded Afghan National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib to leave Afghanistan with former president Ashraf Ghani and his family, says a report in The New Yorker magazine on Monday...

    “Mohib doubted that all of Ghani’s bodyguards would remain loyal if the Taliban entered the palace grounds, and Kochai indicated that he did not have the means to protect the President,” the...

  • Four Pakistanis feature on Forbes magazine’s ‘30 under 30’ list

    KARACHI: Four individuals of Pakistani origin have been featured on Forbes magazine’s annual ‘30 under 30’ list released on Tuesday...

    The list, available on the Forbes website, featured 600 individuals making strides in 20 different industries, including art and style, education, games, food, enterprise technology and media...

  • Pashto fiction magazine launched to encourage women writers

    PESHAWAR: Rehmat Dewan, a young writer, has launched a fiction magazine to encourage woman writers to contribute their fiction pieces...

    He said that his quarterly Pashto fiction magazine ‘Tasweer’ would also publish translated version of short stories from different other languages to enrich Pashto literature...

  • Austrian magazine printed with HIV blood

    VIENNA: An Austrian men’s magazine has printed its latest edition using blood from people who are HIV-positive in order to counter the “stigma” often attached to the virus that causes AIDS, its chief editor said on Tuesday...

    HIV and HIV-positive people,” Julian Wiehl, founder and editor-in-chief of Vangardist magazine, said...

  • Jihadi glamour: TTP launches women’s magazine

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani Taliban on Tuesday released the first edition of a magazine for women, apparently aiming to convince its target readership to join the militant group and take up jihad...

    The first edition of Sunnat-i-Khaula — which translates as ‘The Way of Khaula’, referring to an early female follower of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) — published by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) features a picture of a woman veiled from...

  • IS magazine claims June attacks in Paris, Brussels

    In a new edition of its multilingual magazine Rumiyah, released on the group’s propaganda channels, IS said it was behind the two previously unclaimed operations which did not kill anyone...

    Rumiyah magazine identified both perpetrators as “soldiers of the caliphate” as part of a list of attacks carried out during the Ramazan...

  • Obama to guest-edit issue of Wired magazine

    WASHINGTON: Is President Barack Obama already thinking about his next job? In the coming months, he will guest-edit an issue of tech-focused Wired magazine...

    It is the first time a sitting president has guest-edited a magazine, the publication said Tuesday, announcing that Obama's November issue would be centered around the theme of frontiers...

  • Arts council’s magazine launched

    KARACHI: A literary and cultural magazine, Arzhang, published by the Arts Council of Pakistan was launched on its premises on Tuesday...

    Speaking on the occasion, poetess Zehra Nigah said she had seen many magazines and journals see the light of day and disappear into nothingness, which meant it was difficult to keep the quality of a magazine intact...

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