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  • FIFA says Nobel Center withdrawal “isn’t fair play”

    ZURICH: FIFA reacted with bitterness on Tuesday over the Nobel Peace Center’s plan to end cooperation over the Handshake for Peace initiative, saying the decision was “not fair play” and obstructed anti-discrimination...

    “We are disappointed to have learned from the media about the Nobel Peace Center’s intent to terminate the cooperation with FIFA on the Handshake for Peace initiative,” said FIFA in a statement...

  • Explosion in Bogota shopping center kills three, wounds nine

    Three women were killed and nine wounded after an explosive device detonated in a restroom in a busy upscale shopping centre in Colombia's capital on Saturday...

    The Andino shopping mall in an exclusive area of Bogota was evacuated after the blast, which occurred around 5 pm local time in the women's toilet
  • Three-week drive against Saddar encroachments to begin soon in Karachi

    KARACHI: City and municipal administration have decided to remove all encroachments in Saddar within three weeks and an anti-encroachment task force consisting of officers from different institutions will be notified in two days to launch the operation, it emerged on Saturday...

    Official sources told Dawn that a high-level meeting, presided over by Mayor Wasim Akhtar was held at the office of the city commissioner to chalk out a...

  • Over 1,000 shops in Karachi's Saddar demolished as anti-encroachment drive intensifies

    KARACHI: The ongoing anti-encroachment operation in Saddar entered its crucial phase on Sunday as authorities demolished more than 1,000 shops in four markets in the surroundings of the iconic Empress Market in an attempt to restore the British-era structure to its original shape...

    The joint operation by the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation and other civic bodies backed by law enforcers was launched on the directives of the Supreme...

  • Nokia 3310 launches in Pakistan this week

    Pakistanis will take a stroll down memory lane with the launch of the much-loved Nokia 3310 on Friday...

    The Nokia 3310 is priced at 49 Euros in Europe and local users can expect its price in Pakistan to be around the same amount, at approximately Rs5,700...

  • Nokia's Digitalisation Scorecard: helping countries develop better frameworks

    Finnish communications and information technology giant Nokia has authored the 'Digitalisation Scorecard' under the patronage of the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, which seeks to help countries adopt pro-digitalising policies into their framework...

    Commenting on the purpose of the report, Nokia's president and chief executive officer (CEO) Rajeev Suri noted, "It is an effort focused on helping governments assess...

  • All-new Nokia 3310 launched in Pakistan

    The much-awaited Nokia 3310 has finally been launched in Pakistan, HMD Global stated in a press release on Friday...

    The original Nokia 3310, considered legendary for its hardiness, was a rugged handset with a battery life lasting weeks...

  • The Nokia 3310: A stroll down memory lane

    Nokia had been leading the global mobile phone market for a little more than a decade...

    The Nokia 3210 from 1999 — which remains the fourth-highest selling mobile phone of all time — had been followed by the 3310, a phone which amassed sales figures of over 126 million...

  • Nokia to make mobile, tablets comeback

    HELSINKI: Nokia, once the world’s top mobile phone maker, on Wednesday announced its return to the fiercely competitive handsets and tablets market years after being crushed there by Samsung and Apple...

    Nokia, which is now a leading telecom equipment maker, said it would license its brand to a new Finnish company which will produce phones and tablets under the Nokia name...

  • Nokia moves to finalise acquisition

    HELSINKI: Finnish telecom equipment giant Nokia announced on Thursday a plan to complete the acquisition of its former rival, French-American Alcatel-Lucent during the third quarter...

    Nokia is settling the ownership issue “through privately negotiated transactions”...

  • Leader of Nokia's mobile phone revival plan leaves the company

    HELSINKI: The head of the Nokia division aiming to bring the brand's mobile phones back to market is leaving after two years in the role, the Finnish company said on Wednesday...

    Ramzi Haidamus is stepping down as president of the Nokia Technologies unit that handles patents and new consumer products, including a recent licensing deal with HMD Global it hopes will herald the return of Nokia handsets...

  • Ex-Rovio CEO hired to bring Nokia phones back to market

    HMD Global Oy, a new Finnish company looking to relaunch the Nokia brand for phones, said on Monday it has hired Pekka Rantala, the former CEO of Angry Birds maker Rovio, as its Chief Marketing Officer...

    Nokia, once the world's biggest maker of mobile phones, said in May it had signed an exclusive licensing deal with HMD to bring Nokia-branded devices back to the market...

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