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  • PPP lawmaker, two relatives jailed for multi-million land revenue fraud

    KARACHI: While major actions against key leaders of the Pakistan Peoples Party for their alleged involvement in massive corruption are already in the offing, the party suffered a major blow on Thursday when one of its members of the Sindh Assembly and his two close relatives, both former MPAs, were convicted and jailed in a multi-million land revenue fraud case by an accountability court...

    They were tried in a case moved by the...

  • State land scam: Ex-brigadier, revenue man among six arrested

    LAHORE: The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) on Thursday arrested an additional deputy commissioner, a former brigadier and six other people who are alleged to have fraudulently transferred 1,250-kanal state land in Kasur...

    “ADC Aamir Aqiq, who also remained personal staff officer to the chief minister, transferred 1,250-kanal state land to his relatives in connivance with a former brigadier (Ibrahim Khalid), a tehsildar and...

  • Japan grants Rs205m to install face recognition system at airports

    ISLAMABAD: The government of Japan has agreed to extend a grant aid for the economic and social development programme worth 200 million Japanese Yen equivalent to around Rs205 million to install face recognition systems at airports to improve security measures in Pakistan...

    The face recognition system is a computer application capable of identifying or verifying an individual from a digital image of the human face captured on...

  • India building world’s biggest face recognition system

    WASHINGTON: India is trying to build the world’s biggest facial recognition system to immediately det­ect a suspect, says an official announcement released to the international media...

    The proposed database the Automated Facial Recognition System, aims to “modernise … information gathering, criminal identification, verification and its dissemination” across the country...

  • India building world’s biggest face recognition system

    WASHINGTON: India is trying to build the world’s biggest facial recognition system to immediately det­ect a suspect, says an official announcement released to the international media...

    The proposed database the Automated Facial Recognition System, aims to “modernise … information gathering, criminal identification, verification and its dissemination” across the country...

  • Firm tasked with developing land records system

    LAHORE: A leading information technology and business process outsourcing provider in Pakistan and international markets has been awarded a mega project to develop a new centralised Land Records Management Information System (LRMIS) by the Project Management Unit of the Punjab Board of Revenue (BOR)...

    The new system to be developed by Systems Limited will replace the current distributed system and ensure scalability and uniform...

  • $25m anti-fog technology at airport: Passengers land in trouble as system fails to take off

    LAHORE: A $25 million anti-fog system recently installed at the Lahore airport after a hard work of five months has failed to benefit passengers as either the aeroplanes lack a corresponding system or pilots are not trained to utilise it...

    On Tuesday, none other than Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif had had the first-hand experience of the ‘failed’ system when he, along with other passengers, was aboard a plane that could not land at...

  • Face-to-face with Rohingya, pope ditches diplomacy

    Francis on Saturday explained his strategy: He said he would have never gotten his message across if he had launched into a public critique of the Rohingya offensive while on Burmese soil, saying doing so would have “slammed the door in their face” to any real dialogue...

    “It's true I didn't have the pleasure of slamming the door in their face publicly with a denunciation,” Francis told reporters en route home to Rome...

  • Saudi Arabia, Iran to discuss Syria war face-to-face

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and Iran announced they would attend international talks in Vienna on Friday on the civil war in Syria, in the first meeting between the regional adversaries aimed at ending the four-year-long conflict in the country...

    Saudi Arabia’s participation in the talks was aimed at gauging the willingness of Russia and Iran, the Syrian government’s main backers, for a peace deal, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on...
  • Animals come face to face at Japanese aquarium

    TOKYO: A Japanese aquarium has come up with a wild idea to entertain the public during its temporary closure due to the coronavirus outbreak — introducing sea animals to each other and sharing the results online...

    A group of eight penguins at Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise near Tokyo regularly waddle around inside the aquarium and now they have a new stop — a tank of seals they had never met before
  • 20 Bajwat villages face land erosion by Chenab

    SIALKOT: Land erosion by the River Chenab that had been affecting far-off Bajwat villages was now threatening 20 more in the area, causing serious concern among local population...

    The phenomenon, according to local farmers, was posing a serious threat to agricultural land and even houses in the villages, including Khanu Bhau, Papeen, Saddarpura, Gangwal, Kaliyaal, Ghazipura, Kaliyaal, Khundo Chak, Belly, Tadyalla, and Wadgraan... ...

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