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  • ‘50,000 youths to get internship’

    HYDERABAD: Around 50,000 youths would be given internship opportunities in each province under a prime minister’s youth training scheme...

    He informed them that the federal government was planning a scheme for the encouragement of educated youth of the country under which they would be offered internship for one year in public and private sectors...

  • Senate offers internship to students

    ISLAMABAD: The upper house of the parliament on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with eight federal universities, offering internship to their students...

    The Senate chairman while terming the event as milestone, said during their internship period students would not only have a chance to interact with lawmakers but see legislation as well...

  • Federal Board of Revenue to replace pirated software

    ISLAMABAD: After reports emerged that the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is using a pirated version of VMware, the tax authority has now announced to buy a licensed version of the software...

    The said software is used in Pakistan’s Web-based One Customs (WeBOC) and e-filing of income tax returns...

  • Terms of proposed citrus export board discussed

    ISLAMABAD: The composition and the terms of reference of a proposed citrus export development board were discussed in detail at a meeting chaired by Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan on Tuesday...

    The meeting deliberated as to whether the board will be an advisory body or to have financial powers...

  • 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 State Bank regulates movement of foreign exchange to and from Pakistan under the powers conferred on it by the Foreign Exchange Regulation Act...

  • 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’

    NEW YORK: The National Bank of Pakistan’s (NBP) New York branch was compelled to pay a penalty of $28,800 to the US treasury for apparent violations of US sanctions regime, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday...

    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...

  • 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...

    Detailed questionnaires were sent to the Board of Directors,...

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