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  • Dual SIM phone registration deadline extended till Sept 15

    ISLAMABAD: The telecom regulatory authority on Saturday extended the registration date for all such mobile devices that come with dual SIMs and have separate international mobile equipment identity (IMEI) till Sept 15...

    Two weeks ago, the Pakistan Tel­ecommunication Authority (PTA) had asked all subscribers with dual SIM mobile phones to register their IMEI numbers before Aug 31...

  • Cellular firm fined for blocking SIM

    LAHORE: A civil court has directed a cellular company to pay Rs1 million as damages to a consumer for blocking his SIM (subscriber identity module) without any prior intimation...

    Advocate Syed Faridul Haq Chishti, a former finance secretary of Lahore Bar Association, had filed a suit for damages against U-fone for causing him a huge financial loss and mental agony by blocking his SIM abruptly in 2014 when he was in Dubai...

  • Cellular firms complete SIM verification process

    Meanwhile, after completion of the long-awaited and vital process, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has been directed to carry out a third party audit of the exercise to verify its authenticity...

    A blocked SIM can be re-activated within that period, following biometric verification of the card...

  • Government-cellular companies at impasse over five SIM limit, SC

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court was told that a series of meetings between the telecom regulator, cellular companies and security agencies cut no ice over the issue of removing the maximum limit ban of five SIM cards per individual...

    A three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali had taken up a petition moved by a China Mobile/Zong, seeking directions for the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to...

  • Over two dozen INGOs access online registration site

    ISLAMABAD: A day after Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan unveiled the policy for regulating operations of international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) in Pakistan, over two dozen representatives of different INGOs accessed the newly established online registration site...

  • SECP launches online company registration

    ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has launched a single online procedure under which a company can now be registered within four hours in one go...

    In ‘Doing Business Report 2018’ of the World Bank, the time-period for starting a business in Pakistan required 17...

  • IHC questions registration of Imran Farooq murder case in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday questioned the registration of a case pertaining to the murder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Dr Imran Farooq, who was assassinated in London in September 2010...

    At one point, the bench observed that the federal government had to answer about the purpose of this case in Pakistan...

  • ECP rejects plea to cancel registration of Pakistan Rah-i-Haq Party

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has rejected a petition seeking to cancel the registration of the Pakistan Rah-i-Haq Party (PRHP), which allegedly has links with the banned outfit Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ)...

    Petitioner Gul Zohra Rizvi’s lawyer appeared before a two-member bench of the ECP headed by the Chief Election Commissioner Sardar Muhammad Raza and argued that Muavia Azam, son of Maulana Azam Tariq —...

  • Online hotel booking in Pakistan ‘set to grow’

    Speaking at the launch of the report, Jovago Managing Direc­tor Nadine Malik said Pakistan’s hospitality industry is set to grow in the years to come and the explosion of e-commerce will help the country’s potential as a tourist destination...

    Citing World Travel and Tour­ism Council data, she said that visitors to Pakistan are ex­pected to grow to two million by 2020...

  • Online guide published to encourage sustainable business in Pakistan

    KARACHI: “The reason why Pakistan suffers from rampant child labour is because the definition of a child varies to suit the needs of a few...

    Once it is universalised, then only will we be able to eradicate this social evil,” said Karamat Ali, executive director of the Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research (Piler)...

  • Pakistan to get its first online registry for heart stents

    The Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan (DRAP) has launched the country's first ever "Online National Registry for Cardiac Stent”, in a move that aims to bring greater transparency to the process of planting heart stents...

    Today, having launched the online registry for stents, a DRAP official while speaking to Dawn...

  • UK online snooping against Pakistan ‘alarming’

    ISLAMABAD: Digital rights activists and lawmakers appear equally concerned by recent claims that Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) gained access to Pakistan’s Internet Exchange under its computer network exploitation (CNE) — or hacking — operations...

    The revelations, made by journalists Glenn Greenwald and Andrew Fishman in a recent article for The Intercept, indicate that by using vulnerabilities in ‘Cisco...

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