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    Ppu Updates Rawalpindi Postal Code

  • US updates travel advisory for Pakistan

    The US State Department on Wednesday updated its travel advisory for Pakistan and advised US nationals against all non-essential travel to the country...

    "Pakistan continues to experience significant terrorist violence, including sectarian attacks
  • Pakistan updates guidance for Islamic banks' external audits

    Pakistan's central bank has updated guidance on sharia governance for Islamic finance institutions, expanding the scope of external audits to help mitigate conflicts of interest and increase transparency...

    There are growing calls across the Islamic finance industry to strengthen the certification process of Islamic banks and their products to improve the consumer appeal of the sector
  • Apple admits to introducing software updates that slow down older iPhone models

    Amid a slew of complaints about reduced battery life in older iPhone models, Apple in a rare statement admitted that the company has introduced software updates in older models in order to optimise battery performance, CNN reported on Friday...

    Apple issued an official statement earlier this week after users accused the company of introducing software updates that cause phones to slow down as a ploy to get people to buy the new...

  • US updates threat assessment for Pakistan, other countries

    WASHINGTON: The US State Department on Wednesday issued four new levels of threat assessments for its citizens — from normal precautions to no travel — but kept Pakistan in the third category of ‘reconsider travel’...

    Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) are placed in the “do not travel” category due to terrorism
  • SBP updates effective exchange rate series

    KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) revised the Net Effective Exchange Rate (NEER) and Real Effective Exchange Rate (REER) series using the updated trade weights and new countries, the central bank said in a press release issued on Thursday...

    The SBP updated the series by using extensive dataset provided by the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  • Microsoft updates terms on data privacy amid EU probe

    Microsoft said on Monday that it was updating the privacy provisions of its commercial cloud contracts after European regulators found its deals with European Union institutions failed to protect data in line with the bloc's law...

    The EDPS, the EU's data watchdog, opened an investigation in April to assess whether Microsoft's contracts with the European Commission and other EU institutions met data protection rules
  • Postal department loses Rs559 million to corruption

    ISLAMABAD: The postal department suffered a loss of Rs559 million due to fraud and misappropriation during the past five years...

    The postal service’s chief said 405 new post offices had been opened and 584 closed during the period, 1,666 people had been appointed on a regular basis, 178 on contracts and 1,007 as daily wagers in various pay scales...

  • Postal services – thriving in the age of internet

    Although letters may no longer be the primary way people stay in touch, Pakistan’s postal service remains active; from the Siachen Glacier to the Arabian Sea...

    The General Post Office (GPO) in Rawalpindi was established in 1876, and has been standing for 141 years...

  • Postal officials, contractor blamed for disrupting mail delivery to Chitral

    Due to non-delivery of mail on time, candidates missed their test and interviews for appointments in government departments, while others could not apply for the posts due to collapse of the postal system...

    When contacted, the divisional superintendent of postal division Malakand admitted the collapse of the mail system in Chitral due to the contractor’s lethargic approach...

  • Postal charges

    I would urge the postal department to undo the increase in the registration fee and realise that it is not just a business concern out to earn profits but a public utility service for the benefit of society...

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