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  • Cellular firm fined for blocking SIM

    LAHORE: A civil court has directed a cellular company to pay Rs1 million as damages to a consumer for blocking his SIM (subscriber identity module) without any prior intimation...

    Advocate Syed Faridul Haq Chishti, a former finance secretary of Lahore Bar Association, had filed a suit for damages against U-fone for causing him a huge financial loss and mental agony by blocking his SIM abruptly in 2014 when he was in Dubai...

  • Cellular firms complete SIM verification process

    These included SIMs which had been issued against a single computerised national identity card and which had been in continuous use for at least two years...

    Meanwhile, after completion of the long-awaited and vital process, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has been directed to carry out a third party audit of the exercise to verify its authenticity...

  • Government-cellular companies at impasse over five SIM limit, SC

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court was told that a series of meetings between the telecom regulator, cellular companies and security agencies cut no ice over the issue of removing the maximum limit ban of five SIM cards per individual...

    A three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali had taken up a petition moved by a China Mobile/Zong, seeking directions for the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to...

  • Pakistan’s wild-card entrants announced for Rio Games

    ISLAMABAD: Two London-based swimmers Lianna Swan and Harris Bandey apart from five other athletes will represent Pakistan in the Rio Games...

    The two swimmers, as per the Pakistan Swimming Federation (PSF), have been selected purely on merit with their performance in the 16th World Championship held in Kazan, Russia, which was also an Olympic qualification round, being in the spotlight for their selection...

  • Prepaid card regulations issued afresh

    KARACHI: The State Bank on Monday issued prepaid card regulations with explanation that the prepaid card customers may withdraw cash and transfer funds from ATMs, pay exam fee, shop online and travel abroad without requiring or compromising the debit or credit card, thus limiting the risk associated with the payment cards usage...

    The bank said in order to promote electronic payments in Pakistan by introducing alternate digital means...

  • Selective implementation of SDGs leads to ambiguous report card

    WHILE India continues to maintain a leadership position among the fastest-growing large economies in the world in terms of its rapid GDP expansion, its performance on the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN continues to suffer because of its poor rankings...

    The SDG Index and Dashboards report, brought out recently by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative for the UN, and...
  • ‘Dual ID card holders will be criminalised’

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Interior was informed that criminal proceedings would be initiated against those people who possess more than one national ID card...

    “How did people manage to get more than one ID card and dodge the authorities? A fine is not enough; they should also face criminal proceedings so others will not do the same...

  • Teachers’ Day standing card

    Teachers’ Day is around the corner and if you want to present something worth remembering to your teacher, here is a standing card that can be placed anywhere...

    Glue stickGlue tubeThree coloured papers of any colourOne piece of 10-inch long and 5-inch width hard paperScissorsPencilAny coloured stringMarkers, paint colours (optional)Paste a paper of any colour of your choice on the piece of hard paper this is the inside of your card,...

  • Poor report card

    The prevailing situation in Pakistan reflects this outcome...

    The majority of Pakistan’s workforce is employed in the informal sector in manufacturing and production, construction and transport, community and personal services...

  • Distressing report card

    In this context, the Pakistan Education Statistics 2013-2014 report unveils several unsettling facts...

    Pakistan’s school dropout rate, often cited as the highest in South Asia, has long been of concern...

  • Competitive card drawn for Lahore races today

    LAHORE: A competitive card of six events has been drawn up for the second Lahore Summer Meeting which gets under way at the Racecourse here on Sunday,The current wave of hot weather gripping the provincial metropolis city of Lahore has resulted in sharply reducing the numerical strength of runner as in all, only 55 horses have accepted to line up for the events, Four races will be contested over the sprinting distance of 900 metres and two...

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