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  • Time Magazine names Indian PM Modi among '30 Most Influential People on the Internet'

    Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi has been named among Time Magazine's 30 Most Influential People on the Internet, keeping company with other social media heavyweights, including reality star Kim Kardashian, former Olympic athlete Caitlyn Jenner and United States presidential candidate Donald Trump...

    Time calls Modi an "internet star" who "uses social media to break news and conduct diplomacy"...

  • India tops world with most internet shutdowns: report

    KARACHI: Of the 196 internet shutdowns documented across the world in 2018, India was responsible for the majority (67 per cent) incidents, according to a report released by Access Now...

    Access Now is an international non-profit advocacy group dedicated to an open and free internet, and the #KeepItOn coalition has been documenting and verifying instances of internet shutdowns since 2016...

  • Damaged cables cause fluctuation in internet service

    KARACHI: Internet service in Pakistan experienced fluctuation on Thursday after undersea optic fibre communication cables were damaged, officials said...

    Though the main internet service provider, the Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), said restoration work had begun, it did not come up with a certain timeline to fix the problem...

  • Google launches service to take internet to India malls, cafes

    MUMBAI: Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc , said on Tuesday it launched Google Station in India, a service that aims to deepen its reach across the country, as the search giant seeks to bring more people on to its Google platform...

    Under the service, Google will roll-out Wi-Fi hot spots in places frequented by a large number of people, such as malls and transit stations, and in social hangout locations such as cafes and universities,...

  • Contract for internet service in tribal district awarded

    ISLAMABAD: To provide high-speed internet service in a region of the erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas, the Universal Service Fund (USF) has awarded a Rs92 million contract for developing broadband in Kurram district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

    ”It was the need of the hour that all stakeholders worked together to fight Covid-19 by facilitating the people, he said...

  • Punjab's transport owners resume service as govt accepts most of demands

    LAHORE: After around two-month-long lockdown, transport owners on Wednesday announced resuming the intercity transport service in the province after the government accepted most of their demands and clarified some of the standard operating procedures (SOPs) and precautionary measures related to Covid-19 pandemic...

    The passengers rush will start from Thursday (today) at various terminals,” All Pakistan Public Transport Owners...

  • ‘People around the world using Internet to sell, purchase drugs’

    ISLAMABAD: The World Drug Report 2016, released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on Wednesday, has stated that many people are turning to the Internet in order to purchase drugs around the world...

    UNODC country representative Cesar Guedes told Dawn that many people have taken to committing crimes using the Internet, because the chances of getting caught are slimmer...

  • India has the most people without clean water, report says

    NEW DELHI: India has the world's highest number of people without access to clean water ? imposing a major financial burden for some of the country's poorest people, according to a report released Tuesday...

    That accounts for more than a tenth of the 650m people worldwide without clean water access ? more than any single country in Africa or China, where 63m have no access...

  • Most flooding-hit people moved to safety, claims CM aide

    HYDERABAD: Sindh chief minister’s special assistant for relief and rehabilitation Ali Hassan Hingorjo on Friday claimed that 80 per cent people hit or threatened by flooding in the katcha areas of various districts, including Ghotki and Kandhkot- Kashmore, had been shifted to safe places...

    Also in view of flood threat amid peak flow in the Indus at Guddu and Sukkur barrages, the displaced people were being provided with relief goods...

  • Malala on Times’ 100 most influential people’s list

    NEW YORK: Pakistan’ nobel laureate, education activist, Malala Yousafzai once again made it to the list of the Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people...

    Also read: Malala Yousafzai — future prime minister of Pakistan?The Time Magazine said the list also includes Hollywood celebrities “some names you’d expect, it also features some that may surprise you: Kanye West, Kim Kardashian and Bradley Cooper among them”...

  • People face most harassment on Facebook, says DRF report

    The complaints were made in the form of calls, emails and Facebook messages, most of which referred to harassment on Facebook...

    The cyber harassment helpline is the first of its kind in Pakistan providing those facing online harassment “free, safe and confidential” environment to talk and register complaints...

  • Most oral diseases preventable; need to educate people stressed

    He was addressing at the concluding ceremony of the second annual international conference of the Pakistan Association for Dental Research (PADR) here at the University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Sunday...

    Prof Nizamuddin said that most of the oral diseases were preventable, but it was important to educate people regarding oral health...

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