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  • WFP facility to operate at Port Qasim from today

    ISLAMABAD: The World Food Programme (WFP), which delivers food assistance in emergencies, will start operating its ‘temperature control storage facility’ at Port Qasim on Monday to protect temperature sensitive commodities...

    These commodities are to be utilised to treat malnourished children and women through the nutrition and livelihood projects of WFP being implemented in Sindh...

  • WFP pledges $423m for emergency food needs

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the World Food Programme (WFP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Wednesday for a grant of $422...

    The project titled ‘Transition: Towards Resilient and Food Secure Pakistan’ is aligned with national and international frameworks which support advances for food security and nutrition in Pakistan...

  • Six militancy-hit Fata regions severely food insecure: WFP

    PESHAWAR: Six regions of the militancy-ravaged Federally Administered Tribal Areas, including North and South Waziristan agencies, have been declared ‘severely food insecure’ in the biannual report of the World Food Programme (WFP)...

    Thousands of internally displaced families have been dependent on the WFP food handouts...

  • How Facebook is killing Lahore's Heera Mandi

    LAHORE: Pakistan's oldest red light district was for centuries a hub of traditional erotic dancers, musicians and prostitutes ? Pigalle with a Mughal twist, deep in the heart of the vibrant city...

    Such girls, she says, need nothing to market themselves but a mobile phone, with which they can advertise on Facebook or Locanto, some offering services over Skype for as little as Rs300...

  • News channels go off air, Facebook and YouTube blocked in parts of Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday afternoon issued a notification prohibiting live coverage of the operation to end the Faizabad sit-in, following which most private news channels were taken off-air in Islamabad and other parts of the country...

    Additionally, Facebook, YouTube, DailyMotion, Twitter and Instagram have been blocked in some parts of the country...

  • Pakistan asks Facebook to link accounts to mobile numbers

    Pakistan has asked the Facebook management to link opening of Facebook accounts to mobile numbers to overcome the issue of fake accounts, said a Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) official...

    Facebook has already designated a focal person to coordinate with PTA for prompt action against any reported issue...

  • Will the next Google or Facebook come out of Pakistan?

    ”Universities in Pakistan have to catch up with the fast-transforming global higher-ed landscape...

    Take a look: How the HEC is wronging Pakistan's scholarsUniversities in Pakistan have to transform into breeding grounds of creativity that would one day give birth to the next Google or Facebook...

  • The Pakistan govt is asking Facebook for user data - and the giant is complying

    The government of Pakistan has made 192 requests for data from Facebook, for the period between January 2015 and June 2015, stated a report from the Digital Rights Foundation (DRF)...

    The report elaborated further by stating that the Pakistani government had requested information related to 275 users/accounts, which were included in the 192 requests sent to Facebook for information...

  • Facebook removed 85% of blasphemous material on Pakistan's request, high court told

    The interior ministry informed the Islamabad High Court on Monday that Facebook administration has been blocking illegal blasphemous content on Pakistan's request and 85 per cent of such material on the social networking site has already been removed...

    Interior Secretary Arif Khan said in his report that Facebook had responded to their letter and showed its willingness to remove content deemed blasphemous...

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