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  • Telenor Pakistan granted 4G license for $395m

    KARACHI: Norwegian telecom giant Telenor has been awarded a $395 million 4G license, as Pakistan seeks to capitalise on a booming domestic mobile market some two years since broadband Internet arrived in the country...

    In 2014, Pakistan auctioned its first 4G broadband license to China’s Zong for $210 million, along with 3G licenses to Zong, the UAE’s Ufone, and domestic Mobilink...

  • Art fiendPoetic license

    She places herself outside the ‘mainstream’ or current discourse of art in Pakistan, and looks away and outside the parameters of what Raza Rumi describes as ‘liberating art from topical obsessions’ (The Friday Times, Jan, 2015)...

  • Altaf media blackout: Lawyers demand cancellation of Asma Jahangir's license

    LAHORE: Lawyers protesting in the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday called for the immediate suspension of the license of rights activist and former Supreme Court Bar Association President Asma Jahangir for representing the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in a case relating to a media blackout against party chief Altaf Hussain...

    The protesters called for the cancellation of Jahangir's membership of the Pakistan Bar Council and other...

  • Huawei in early talks with US firms to license 5G platform

    Blacklisted Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei is in early-stage talks with some US telecoms companies about licensing its 5G network technology to them, a Huawei executive told Reuters on Friday...

    Vincent Pang, senior vice president and board director at the company said some firms had expressed interest in both a long-term deal or a one-off transfer, declining to name or quantify the companies
  • Irma's deadly passage claims 12 lives in Caribbean as Florida, Georgia evacuate

    The evacuation of coastal areas of Florida and neighboring Georgia was the biggest seen in the US in a dozen years, as Brock Long, head of the US Federal Emergency Management Agency, warned: “It will be truly devastating...

    The latest bulletin from the Miami-based National Hurricane Centre included the first hurricane and storm surge warnings for south Florida and the Florida Keys, even as winds slowed slightly to 165 mph...

  • Irma menaces Bahamas and Cuba, on course towards Florida

    HAVANA: Hurricane Irma menaced Cuba and the Bahamas on Friday as it drove towards Florida after lashing the Caribbean with devastatingly high winds, killing 19 people and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake...

    As Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, bore down on Florida, Governor Rick Scott issued a stark warning to residents to get out if they were in evacuation zones...

  • Florida braces for Hurricane Irma as storm rips through Cuba

    REMEDIOS: Hurricane Irma pounded Cuba’s northern coast on Saturday and barrelled towards Florida as authorities scrambled to complete an unprecedented evacuation of millions of residents hours before the storm would engulf the state...

    The outer band of Irma, which has killed at least 22 people in the Caribbean, was already lashing South Florida with tropical storm-force winds and left nearly 25,000 people without power, Governor Rick...

  • Deadly Irma batters Florida with high winds, heavy rain

    FORT: Hurricane Irma lost some strength as it pounded southern Florida on Sunday afternoon, but forecasts warned it would remain a powerful storm as it flooded Miami streets and knocked out power to about 2 million homes and businesses...

    All of southern Florida was feeling the effects of the storm creeping towards the shore, with at least one man killed, a woman forced to deliver her own baby, apartment towers swaying in high winds...

  • Protesters in Florida keep white supremacist leader from delivering speech

    Hundreds of protesters shouted down white supremacist leader Richard Spencer on Thursday at a university in Florida, forcing him to leave the stage without delivering his planned speech...

    Only around 30 supporters of the controversial white nationalist made it into the University of Florida auditorium, massively outnumbered by protesters who chanted “No more Spencer!”Spencer has gained notoriety as a leader of the “alt-right”...

  • Florida declares emergency over white supremacist event

    Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency on Monday in northern Florida ahead of a speech by white supremacist leader Richard Spencer, who was involved in a march in August that ended in violent clashes...

    Spencer, a leader of the so-called “alt-right” movement, is due to give a speech on Thursday at the University of Florida in Gainesville, a town of some 130,000...

  • 'Multiple' people killed in Florida workplace shooting

    Several people were killed in a workplace shooting near Orlando, Florida, on Monday morning, said the Orange County Sheriff's Office, which offered no additional details about the incident other than the location and that it was contained...

    Over the past year, the Orlando community has been challenged like never before,” Florida Governor Rick Scott said in a statement...

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