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  • LITERARY NOTES: Remembering Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman

    Both have recently come up with special issues, remembering two of Urdu literature’s towering figures: Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman...

    In these works, gadha, or donkey, symbolizes common man and by depicting its plight Krishan Chander satirizes the political system and social circumstances in India, though this more or less applies to Pakistan, too...

  • PML-N, PPP oppose use of online voting software in elections

    ISLAMABAD: Major political parties, particularly the PML-N and the PPP, have opposed the introduction of an online voting system which would benefit 7...

    Prepared by the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra), the software for the online voting was presented to the Supreme Court on Thursday...

  • Deadlock over cost of hardware for biometric voting system

    Take a look: Off-line biometric voting possible, says NadraThe Ministry of Information Technology, on the other hand, wanted Nadra to hand over the offline data to it and get the job done through private vendors at a lower cost, the sources said...

    “Some people were anxious for elections last year,” he said, in an indirect attack on the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI)...

  • ECP okays use of i-voting system for overseas Pakistanis

    The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday okayed the use of i-voting system by overseas Pakistanis in the upcoming by-polls after the Supreme Court ruled that the system was ready for use...

    As per the apex court's directive, the results of the i-voting will remain segregated from the basic balloting process so that it could not affect the election results in case of any dispute...

  • Marriyum raises 'technical concerns' over ECP-devised i-voting system for overseas Pakistanis

    Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb on Wednesday put forth concerns that the i-voting system launched by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to enable overseas Pakistanis to cast their vote in the October 14 by-elections "is technologically faulty"...

    Aurangzeb, while supporting the voting rights of all Pakistanis abroad, said that the experts found the "ECP-devised system to be weak and...

  • Online monitoring system launched

    PESHAWAR: The Fata Secretariat has launched online Performance Monitoring and Reporting System (PMRS) for ensuring transparency and efficiency in the developmental initiatives as well as service delivery in tribal areas of the country...

    This new system for the tribal areas has been developed and implemented with the assistance of USAID-funded Fata Institutional Strengthening Project (FISP)...

  • NBP online system breaks down leaving pensioners, govt employees hanging before Eid

    KARACHI: Customers all over Pakistan faced difficulties withdrawing their salaries and pensions as Pakistan's largest state-owned bank – National Bank of Pakistan – faced an online system breakdown Saturday...

    I was on duty the whole night and I came here to withdraw cash to take my children for Eid shopping," said Ghulam Mustafa, an employee of state-run news agency Associated Press of Pakistan (APP), who was waiting for his money...

  • People suffer as NBP online computer system breaks down

    KARACHI: Hundreds of thousands of people, most of them pensioners, suffered inconvenience and anguish across the country on Saturday when they reached National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) branches only to be told that pensions could not be disbursed and cheques not encashed because of a computer glitch in the bank’s mainframe...

    Later they were told that the bank was unable to encash their cheques because of a fault in its online computer...

  • Online tax collection system launched

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Tuesday launched an online tax collection system, allowing taxpayers to pay taxes and duties using internet banking accounts or ATMs, without the hassle of visiting bank branches...

    The online tax collection system is live now and the taxpayers can pay their federal taxes including income tax, sales tax, customs duty and federal excise duty through...

  • FBR launches online tax profiling system

    The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Friday formally launched the online FBR Tax Profiling System, enabling 53 million people to check their bank details, properties, utility bills and travel history data...

    FBR Chairman Shabbar Zaidi, while addressing a press conference in Islamabad, introduced the system, using which citizens can check their tax profile after paying a fee of Rs500...

  • Online tax profiling system for 53m people unveiled

    ISLAMABAD: In what appeared to be a show of strength, the government on Friday morning unveiled two online portals containing information of about 53 million people pertaining to their bank accounts, properties, travel history, etc...

    The tax profiling system can be accessed at https://taxnet...

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