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January 23, 2018 1:52 AM Malala, Apple join hands to work for girls education

NEW YORK: Malala Girls Education Fund and computer giant Apple have teamed up to support girls’ education, Tech Crunch magazine reported on Monday. Founded by Malala Yousafzai and her father Ziauddin, the Fund aims to empower young girls and help them access the quality education they deserve. Malala is due to speak at the World Economic Forum in Davos

January 13, 2018 12:00 AM Habitt launches oriental collection

KARACHI: Habitt on Friday launched a co-created range of new home décor products inspired by Chinese art and civilization, fused with local Pakistani trends as a tribute to Pak-China friendship. The launch ceremony was held at Habitt’s flagship outlet, and was attended by the Consular Attaches - Economic and Commercial Office of Consulate General of China 6

January 13, 2018 12:00 AM Ministry asked to ensure low-cost broadband connectivity

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday asked the ministry of information technology to ensure reliable and cheap broadband connectivity across the country, particularly in the remote areas. The Prime Minister was addressing a ceremony for the contract signing of broadband for sustainable development projects in federally-administered 9

January 12, 2018 8:21 AM India launches rocket carrying dozens of satellites

New Delhi on Friday launched a rocket carrying dozens of satellites from India and six other countries from its island space centre. Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization, A.S. Kiran Kumar, said the satellites successfully reached orbit after the polar satellite launch vehicle took off from Sriharikota, an island off Andhra Pradesh state 2

January 11, 2018 5:44 PM PTI to join Tahirul Qadri in anti-government protests from Jan 17

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf will join Pakistan Awami Tehreek-led anti-government campaign from January 17. This was announced by PTI Chief Imran Khan while talking to media here Thursday. PAT Chief Tahirul Qadri had announced to launch countrywide anti-PML-N campaign from January 17, after all parties conference (APC) seven-day deadline ended 2

January 10, 2018 2:27 AM Ex-MQM leader Saleem Shahzad welcomed by PTI

KARACHI: Former member of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Saleem Shahzad has reportedly joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), party's spokesman Fawad Chaudhary welcomed him in his tweet after Shahzad's meeting with Imran Khan at Bani Gala residence on Tuesday. Shahzad has been in news since PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry tweeted a photo of the two leaders

January 7, 2018 9:43 AM Action to be taken against govt doctors in Sindh with private practices

Sindh Health Minister Sikandar Mandhro has directed the provincial Health Department to take action against fake doctors as well as government doctors involved in private practice, health officials said on Sunday. Mandhro warned that the department would launch a province-wide crackdown if government doctors do not immediately end their practices in private

January 6, 2018 12:00 AM JazzCash, BAFL launch ‘Pay Anyone’

KARACHI: JazzCash has launched a new service that allows customers to transfer funds to individuals having valid computerised national identity cards (CNIC) through Bank Alfalah’s (BAFL) internet banking system, a statement said on Friday. “The ‘Pay Anyone’ service will enable people across the country to collect funds, sent to them through this service 2

January 4, 2018 12:00 AM PTDC to launch Islamabad City Tours on Jan 10

Islamabad: Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) is going to launch Islamabad City Tours from January 10 and all arrangements for the grand opening of the tourist transport services have been made, said PTDC Managing Director, Ch. Abdul Ghafoor Khan. While addressing a special meeting attended by all concerned officials of the corporation 3

January 4, 2018 12:00 AM Bias in awarding contracts: NAB to launch probe against Capt Safdar

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) sprang into action against Captain (R) Muhammad Safdar, son-in-law of former prime minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif for alleged biased awarding of the contracts of Rs3 billion development schemes in violation of rules and regulations. NAB Chairman Justice (R) Javed Iqbal took a notice of complaints for awarding 1