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  • Pakistan’s N-security steps, export controls acknowledged

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has marginally improved its grading in the latest report card of the Arms Control Association (ACA), which measures the performance of nuclear-armed states vis-a-vis non-proliferation, disarmament and security, mainly due to acknowledgment of progress on nuclear security and export controls...

    “Pakistan’s grade improved slightly since the 2013 report, due in part to progress on strengthening export controls and...

  • China tightens controls on export of drones

    BEIJING: China is tightening controls on export of some drones and powerful computers and will require firms to register to ensure they do not “compromise national security”, according to state media...

    From August 15, manufacturers of certain powerful drones and computers would have to give technical details to the authorities to obtain a licence prior to export, Xinhua news agency said...

  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

  • Pemra serves notices to ARY, Bol News over 'fake' news regarding cabinet reshuffle

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued show-cause notices to ARY News and Bol News for airing news items regarding a reshuffle in the federal cabinet and change in the portfolios of some federal ministers, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The two media outlets had aired the news on Monday morning about a possible reshuffle in the posts for Minister for Finance and Minister of State for Interior held by Asad Umar...

  • China orders tech firms to tighten censorship controls

    China tightly controls the internet through a censorship system known as the “Great Firewall” and closely monitors social media networks for sensitive content...

    New regulations that came into force on June 1 require online platforms to get a licence to post news reports or commentary about the government, economy, military, foreign affairs, and social issues...

  • China passes law tightening controls on foreign NGOs

    BEIJING: China passed a law on Thursday tightening controls over foreign non-governmental organisations by subjecting them to close police supervision, a move officials say will help the groups but critics charge is the latest attempt by authorities to clamp down on perceived threats to the ruling Communist Party’s control...

  • Facing refugee surge, Germany reinstates border controls

    MUNICH: Germany said on Sunday it was reinstating border controls as Europe’s top economy admitted it was stretched to the limit trying to cope with a record influx of refugees...

    German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said border controls would be reintroduced with immediate effect, and the Czech republic announced similar measures on the border with Austria...

  • Denmark, Sweden impose border controls

    Denmark’s prime minister said Sweden’s move gave his country no option but to impose its own border controls and he appealed to the European Union to take “collective decisions” to better protect its external borders against the tide of migrants...

    “The Swedish ID checks can increase the risk of a large number of illegal immigrants to accumulate in and around Copenhagen,” Lars Lokke Rasmussen told a news conference in Copenhagen,...

  • Fata mine leaseholders upset by controls on explosives

    “Machines used for marble mining are expensive while explosives are cheaper so the people use blasting methods in Pakistan, particularly in Fata,” he said...

    This is worth mentioning that the government had imposed ban on the supply of different kinds of fertilisers, especially ammonium nitrite, to various areas of Fata, including Bajaur and Kurram agencies, following reports that militants were using these substances to make...

  • Apple ramps up MacBook infused with touch controls

    MacBook Pro models shown off at a special event at Apple's headquarters in Silicon Valley touted keyboards that had “Touch Bar” controls where function keys have traditionally been positioned...

    Touch car adapts to display controls most relevant to whatever application is being used, from email or typing text to video editing or music mixing, demonstrations showed...

  • New Pak-Afghan border controls slow trade to a crawl

    CHAMAN: For decades Afghan and Pakistani merchants crossed freely at Chaman, but an unprecedented bid by Islamabad to impose border controls is sparking fears for bilateral trade...

    Chaman is one of just two major crossings from Afghanistan into Pakistan, where until recently border controls were virtually absent along the disputed colonial-era line crossed with impunity by traders and travellers...

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