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  • Falling service of key cable provider sparks speculation about its future

    KARACHI: Most customers in the Defence Housing Authority and Clifton have stopped receiving service of WorldCall Cable Broadband — one of the largest internet and cable television providers in Karachi, owned by Omantel, a telecommunications company of Oman — amid speculations that the company is wrapping up its operations in Pakistan...

    In most of Karachi’s district South, where the people rely on the cable company for their internet...

  • Wireless signals can detect your feelings with new device

    CAMBRIDGE: What if your computer or smartphone could tell if you're happy or sad?A new device developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology aims to detect emotions by sending wireless signals that measure heartbeats as the signals bounce off a person's body...

  • LHC vacates Bahria Town's stay on construction of Lahore Ring Road's Southern Loop-III

    Vacating a stay on the construction of Lahore Ring Road's Southern Loop-III, which had been issued on property developer Bahria Town's plea, the Lahore High Court (LHC) has given the Punjab government permission to begin construction on the project...

    Seventy-one houses and three constructed and four under-construction plazas reportedly fall in the path of the Ring Road's Southern Loop...

  • Ring Road southern loop to take old route

    To be financed by Norinco and China Rail, the project will be implemented in multiple packages involving various local construction firms in it as well...

    Shahbaz Sharif approved southern loop of the Lahore Ring Road on its old route, dropping proposals for building it on the Hudiara drain or elevated road for being too expensive...

  • In a time loop

    But it is the staff of the National Health Service that is grabbing most of the headlines...

    Actually, I could have told them that first generation migrants tend to seek jobs in the NHS because the nursing profession is not very attractive to local Brits...

  • It’s now Pakistan Metro Bus Service

    ISLAMABAD: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday formally announced to rename the metro bus service as the Pakistan Metro Bus Service...

    It may be noted that at the launch of the bus service at the Convention Centre three days ago, the chief minister had expressed his desire to rename the Rawalpindi-Islamabad metro bus service...

  • Centre turns down Punjab’s requisition for six Police Service of Pakistan officers

    The Punjab IGP had recently sent a requisition for six officers of Police Service of Pakistan (PSP) serving in other provinces, including an officer working as personal staff officer of the Sindh police chief, an officer privy to the information told Dawn on Saturday...

    In the requisition, the official said, Mr Dastagir argued that a majority of the officers demanded by Punjab had completed their compulsory tenure of three years of...

  • Local laws apply to convict transferred to Pakistan: SC

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has held that an individual convicted in a foreign land but transferred to Pakistan to complete the rest of his sentence will be governed by local laws...

    And in case the sentence is not compatible with the local laws, a competent court of law can adopt that sentence to make it compatible with the laws of Pakistan...

  • Pakistan name local umpires after ICC withhold officials

    LAHORE: Pakistan appointed a local umpire who survived a 2009 terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team for their home series against Zimbabwe after cricket’s governing body refused to send officials...

    Ahsan Raza, now 40, will officiate during the series featuring two Twenty20s and three One-day Internationals against Zimbabwe, who are set to become the first Test-playing nation to tour Pakistan for six years...

  • Youtube turns 'local' for Pakistan

    KARACHI: World's largest video-sharing website, Youtube, on Tuesday announced that it has launched localised versions of the site in Pakistan...

    According to a media release issued by Youtube's parent firm Google, visitors to YouTube from Pakistan will see their country-specific YouTube site by default...

  • How the local government elections are strengthening democracy in Pakistan

    Initially, his speeches at campaign rallies were a bit too preachy; eventually, he was advised to talk about how he would help people in this life because he was not contesting the seat to become an Imam for the local mosque...

    His potential voters appreciated his honesty and piety, but first and foremost, they wanted to know if he could help them with their cases pending in local courts or to bring a pakki road to their deras... ...

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