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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...

  • Dr Asim admits to ‘role’ in Karachi Stock Exchange crash, court told

    KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau told an accountability court on Tuesday that former federal minister Dr Asim Hussain allegedly confessed to his ‘role’ in a Karachi Stock Exchange crash and named veteran stockbroker Jahangir Siddiqui and former privatisation minister Syed Naveed Qamar for illegal approval of a right issue through the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP)...

    “Interrogated accused who...

  • The ‘good old days’ of Karachi’s stock exchange

    THE Karachi Stock Exchange (as the Pakistan Stock Exchange was formerly called) was established in 1947 coinciding with Pakistan’s independence...

    Along with the locals, the migrants from Bombay — where they traded in a flourishing stock business — were the first to seek membership of the newly established exchange...

  • 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)...

  • 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...

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