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  • SBP introduces SMS service for issuance of new currency notes

    KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan, in collaboration with the Pakistan Banks’ Association, has introduced an SMS service for the issuance of fresh currency notes to public...

    The move is aimed at facilitating the public in acquiring new currency notes for Eidul Fitr, said a statement issued by the SBP on Sunday...

  • PM national health programme to introduce SMS service

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister National Health Programme (PMNHP) has decided to introduce an SMS service for the beneficiaries of the programme due to which they will get information about balance in their cards...

    It is worth mentioning here that the prime minister launched the programme on Dec 31 last year for Islamabad and described it as the first step towards making Pakistan a welfare state...

  • SBP re-launches SMS service for issuance of fresh currency notes

    KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan, through its subsidiary the SBP Banking Services Corporation, has again launched its SMS service (8877) for issuance of fresh currency notes to the public...

    The booking of the service shall commence on May 19, while issuance of fresh currency notes through mobile SMS service will start on May 20 and will continue till May 31, said an SBP press release on Friday...

  • Gmail to roll out new security measures for web, mobile users

    CALIFORNIA: Google is set to introduce new security measures for its popular email service Gmail, with users being provided warnings when they receive potentially suspicious email, the tech giant said on Wednesday...

    Although users already receive notifications for messages similar to those filtered by Gmail's spam filters, the new update will give users two separate warning messages...

  • Facebook makes reality TV its new weapon for web supremacy

    The social media giant said it was also trying to harness the formidable online power of the “cute kitten” factor with a new show called “World's Most Amazing Dog” on its new Facebook Watch platform...

    Three versions of the new Facebook variant will be launched simultaneously in the US, Mexico and Thailand...

  • Threatening SMS sender booked under ATA

    RAWALPINDI: The police have registered a terrorism case against an unidentified person for sending a threatening text message to the crisis control centre of the Nur Khan Airbase...

    Mohammad Bilal Zaidi, a senior officer at the control centre, complained to the Airport police that he received a threatening text message on his mobile phone at his workplace on Friday
  • Meter reading: Lesco to launch SMS

    LAHORE: Lahore Electric Supply Company (Lesco) has decided to send meter readings to the consumers on their mobile phones on a regular basis through SMS service, asking the field staff to start collecting their cell numbers for the purpose...

    Following an increase in the complaints related to overbilling, the Ministry of Energy (power division) is working to introduce a ‘software’ that could automatically identify the wrong bill,...

  • Suspected sender of SMS to lawyer arrested

    RAWALPINDI: The police have picked up an under trial prisoner from Adiala jail for being involved in sending a threatening text message (SMS) to a lawyer...

    The lawyer received an SMS suspected to be sent from inside Adiala jail on Monday, in which the sender warned him to be ready to face a fate similar to that of a senior judge who was killed outside his house in Rawalpindi recently...

  • Uber rival Rixi lets you hail rickshaws via SMS in Lahore

    LAHORE: As taxi hailing giant Uber enters Pakistan, a little-known local competitor is counting on a mix of new ideas and old technology to tap what could be a big chunk of the market: low-income residents who travel in rickshaws, not cabs...

    Known as Rixi, the Lahore-based service hails rickshaws instead of cars...

  • Flood warning through SMS

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says an SMS service has been started for giving advance warning regarding flood situation to people living near rivers...

  • Prank calls and spam SMS: banish the unwantables

    Open Settings on your Android phone, Click “More” under the Wireless & Networks option, then select “Default SMS app” as Google Hangouts...

    Go back to your home screen, open Hangouts app and it will automatically start importing all your SMS messages by default...

  • SMS-based tutoring system for public schools’ students soon

    LAHORE: Showing sensitivity to the students need for after-school academic assistance, the Punjab is set to launch an SMS-based Intelligent Tutoring System (ITS) in public schools through two different programmes starting from Nov 15, this year...

    Under the e-learning initiative of the SMS-based Information and Technology University’s Centre for Technology in Education (CTE), technical and financial assistance of the Punjab...

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