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  • China tightens rules for online news providers

    China has issued new internet regulations increasing Communist party control over online news providers, the latest step in the country's push to tighten its policing of the web...

    Such online news service providers must “correctly guide public opinion” and “serve the cause of socialism” while “safeguarding national and public interests”, it said...

  • ‘Cellphone service providers agree to share data with police’

    KARACHI: The Sindh police on Tuesday reached an ‘understanding’ with the mobile phone service providers to access call data record and location of their subscribers through global system for mobile communication (GSM) as well as geo-fencing facility — the technology that was not allowed to the police by the federal interior ministry — for investigation purpose, officials and sources said...

  • Services providers told to opt for audit or pay 8pc tax

    ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Saturday offered two options to services sector operators: pay minimum tax at the rate of 8 per cent of the gross turnover or present their accounts for audit and give an undertaking to pay 2pc tax...

    These decisions will come into force from November 1, 2015
  • City areas dotted with temporary ‘service’ providers

    RAWALPINDI: For many like Saleem Ahmed, Eidul Azha brings an opportunity to earn some extra money to supplement their income...

    A resident of Chittian Hattian, 35-year-old Ahmed opened a temporary shop at his home to clean the hooves (Payas) of sacrificial animals and mince meat for the residents
  • PTA asks internet providers to launch cheap packages during outbreak

    KARACHI: As the internet use in the country has increased during the Covid-19 lockdowns, the Pakistan Telecommunication Autho­­­rity (PTA) has asked internet providers to offer affordable services to customers...

    Operators seek incentivesHowever, according to the Internet Service Providers Association of Pakistan (ISPAK), the PTA had exempted itself from helping the nation in testing times and tried to pass on the entire...

  • 17,000 healthcare providers sign up for Tiger Force

    ISLAMABAD: As over 1,000 cases of Covid-19 and 22 deaths were reported in a single day across the country, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health Dr Zafar Mirza on Monday announced that around 17,000 healthcare providers have also got themselves registered with the Corona Relief Tiger Force...

    It is very encouraging information for us as these healthcare providers will be useful in the fight against Covid-19,” he...

  • A year on: Are we prepared for another Karachi Airport attack?

    It has been one year since the Jinnah International Airport (JIA) of Karachi came under a deadly attack by militants on the night of 8th June, 2014...

    The horrific event tarnished the image of one of the largest cities in the world and in the aftermath of the terrorist attack, some international airlines decided to wrap up their operations in Karachi — crippling the already declining air traffic at the airport...

  • 'Militant' wanted for Karachi airport attack, SP Aslam murder killed in Sukkur shootout

    A 'highly wanted militant' suspected of involvement in several incidents of terrorism including the 2014 Karachi airport attack, the Mehran base attack and the murder of Superintendent Police Chaudhry Aslam was killed in a Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) 'encounter' in Sukkur on Sunday night, police said...

    AIG Abbasi said the encounter took place in Sukkur on leads provided by four militants recently arrested by the CTD in...

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