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  • Digital ban in digital Bangladesh

    Granted, social media can be a dangerous place; but it also provides a safe haven for ordinary people who, lacking trust in law enforcing agencies and/or the judicial system, use the digital space to air their grievances and protests in order to seek solidarity and some sort of justice...

    Without efficient law enforcement agencies and intelligence community armed with the resources and infrastructure to deal with security threats, we...

  • Punjab mulls over digital child abduction alert system

    LAHORE: The Punjab government is considering introduction of a digital Child Abduction Alert System for collection and dissemination of data on missing children to the relevant authorities so that they could be traced...

    The unit will have a database of missing children to be built by the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB)...

  • Punjab police go digital

    LAHORE: Punjab Police have got a new automated human resource management and attendance system to overcome numerous administrative and monitoring hurdles...

    Dr Umar Saif, the Punjab IT Board (PITB) chairman, said this at a meeting on Thursday...

  • Punjab CM’s rare meeting: PTI Faisalabad MPs lament lack of development work in remote areas

    LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s parliamentarians on Monday expressed their annoyance at Punjab government’s “inefficiency” in delivering services to the masses, deploring a lack of development works in remote districts and tehsils and ignoring the party MNAs proposals in this regard...

    The PTI MNAs and MPAs expressed their concerns at a meeting called by Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar in the backdrop of Prime Minister Imran...

  • Digital censorship

    Digital rights groups like Bytes for All, Bolo Bhi and the Digital Rights Foundation gave valuable input to the draft, while the Council of Europe’s Budapest Convention on Cybercrime provided technical assistance...

    Pakistani digital rights groups as well as representatives of the Pakistan government have been invited, and Shahzad Ahmad, country director of Bytes for All, is an adviser to the GCCS2015 board...

  • World Bank says India faces stark digital divide

    NEW DELHI: India is a global IT powerhouse but a huge majority of the population remains locked out of the benefits brought by the digital economy, the World Bank said Tuesday...

    Yet nearly a billion people have no Internet access, the biggest offline population of any country, World Bank economists said at the India launch of the World Development Report 2016, Digital Dividends...

  • US military not ready to wage digital attack: official

    WASHINGTON: The US military is well equipped to defend the country against cyberattacks but is not yet ready to wage digital warfare, a senior defense official told lawmakers on Tuesday...

    The military’s cyber command, created in 2009, lacks the means to lead an offensive campaign in a fast-moving digital conflict, said Eric Rosenbach, the Pentagon’s principal adviser on cyber security...

  • Digital birth registration launched

    SAHIWAL: Pakpattan has become the first district of Punjab to launch digital birth registration programme under the district chapter of the Local Government and Community Development Department (LG&CDD)...

    The purpose was to achieve universal birth registration for children in Punjab...

  • Digital registry launched to scale up immunisation coverage in Sindh

    KARACHI: Having received encouraging results from a pilot project in Korangi, where it increased immunisation coverage to 54 per cent in six years, officials of the provincial health department with its partners announced on Tuesday that they would scale up the digital immunisation registry programme across Sindh...

    Titled ‘Zindagi Mehfooz Digital Immunisation Registry in Sindh’, the programme was launched at a local hotel...

  • Dawn.com wins two awards at WAN-IFRA South Asian Digital Media Awards

    com won two awards at the prestigious World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) South Asian Digital Media Awards 2017...

    The digital publication won the silver and bronze titles in the Best Data Visualisation category for:Banned outfits in Pakistan openly operate in FacebookA Pakistani woman’s workplace dilemmaFrom Pakistan, the Jang Media Group won the silver title in the Best Innovation New Product category for...

  • Digital democracy

    Nighat Dad, founder of the not-for-profit organisation Digital Rights Foundation, was recently named by Time magazine as one of its Next Generation Leaders...

    The acknowledgement comes for Dad’s tireless work protecting women from online sexual harassment, and for Digital Rights Foundation’s role in campaigns against internet censorship, state surveillance, and privacy violations...

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