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January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Singapore imposes $740,000 fines

Singapore: Singapore´s privacy watchdog on Tuesday imposed fines of Sg$1 million ($740,000) on a healthcare provider and an IT agency over a cyber-attack that saw health records of about quarter of the population stolen. In the city-state´s biggest ever data breach, hackers last year gained access to a government database and made off with the records

January 15, 2019 7:43 AM Govt will 'need to take practical steps' if PPP does not bring change to Sindh, warns Fawad

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry warned on Tuesday that if the PPP is unable to bring change to Sindh and the chief minister does not resign, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government "will need to take practical steps". Chaudhry, while speaking to reporters upon arrival in Karachi, explained that the government wants "the PPP to bring change themselves"

January 15, 2019 1:44 AM NAB gets transit remand of Saad for Islamabad meeting

LAHORE: An accountability court on Monday granted the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) a three-day transit remand of former Railways Minister Khwaja Saad Rafique for his attendance in a meeting of the law and justice commission in Islamabad. The NAB special prosecutor filed an application before the court, pleading that being member of a parliamentary 2

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM 7.2-kanal of overseas Pakistani encroached in Jhang

JHANG: Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab chapter’s commissioner has directed the Jhang district collector/deputy commissioner to take immediate action against the revenue and municipality officials over their alleged involvement in encroaching the urban land of an overseas Pakistani. Ali Aftab Sial, an overseas Pakistani and a USA citizen

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM Ijaz Wasti appointed Chief Economist

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved a summary for appointment of Ijaz Wasti as Chief Economist, government of Pakistan. He has already assumed his charge in the Planning Commission. It is first time in last 12 years since 2006 that any professional belonging to Economist Group (EG) has been appointed as Chief Economist, Government of Pakistan 2

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM Judicial activism not aggression: CJP

LAHORE: The Chief Justice, Mian Saqib Nisar, on Friday once again defended judicial activism, saying it was not aimed at clipping the wings of any individual or institution. “Judicial activism was never meant to interfere in the jurisdiction of other institutions or to humiliate anyone. It was not an aggression,” the CJP said. Speaking at a farewell 1

January 11, 2019 12:00 AM HEC advises universities to abide by guidelines

Islamabad: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has advised the universities to ensure adherence to its guidelines for the launch of Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree programme. In a letter addressed to vice chancellors and rectors of all public and private sector universities on Thursday, HEC has reiterated that National Curriculum Review Committee 1

January 11, 2019 12:00 AM EU’s court adviser sides with Google

LUXEMBOURG: An EU rule forcing search engines to comply with requests to remove links should be limited to Europe, the senior legal advisor to the bloc’s top court said on Thursday in a boost for web giant Google. The legal clash pits Google against France over the "right to be forgotten" rule, which the US firm would like to see limited to European

January 11, 2019 12:00 AM PPP demands JIT on PTI’s undeclared bank accounts

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party Thursday demanded formation of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to investigate the report of State Bank of Pakistan submitted to the Election Commission of Pakistan about 18 undeclared bank accounts of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf. “The recent report of State Bank of Pakistan has exposed PTI and slowly and gradually 3

January 11, 2019 12:00 AM Schools fee case: Enforce order or get ready to close shop: CJP

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday warned the management of private schools that strict action will be taken against them upon their failure to implement its order in letter and spirit regarding 20 percent reduction in students’ fee. The court clarified that its decision regarding 20 percent reduction will be applicable to all those private schools 2