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PM Inaugurates DigiSkills Program to Prepare One Million Freelancers in Pakistan

PM Inaugurates DigiSkills Program to Prepare One Million Freelancers in Pakistan

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi inaugurated the Digi Skills program aimed at training one million of the youth through online modules in Islamabad today. Ignite — previously the ICT R&D Fund — will be overseeing the program that has... Read more
Sindh government imports cancer screening machines from UK

Sindh government imports cancer screening machines from UK

KARACHI: Modern and updated breast cancer screening machines imported from United Kingdom (UK) are in process of being installed at the government hospitals of Thatta, Badin, Mithi, Kotri and Sehwan. Provincial health minister, Dr. Sikandar Mahendero talking to APP... Read more
Senate Committee Appeals to Halt PIA’s Privatization

Senate Committee Appeals to Halt PIA’s Privatization

The national flag carrier’s privatization is yet again under discussion at the Senate. A Senate panel requested the government to suspend the plan to privatize PIA. Last week, Privatization Minister Daniyal Aziz had stressed that the national airline company... Read more
Contempt of court: Senator Nehal Hashmi barred from holding public office for 5 years

Contempt of court: Senator Nehal Hashmi barred from holding public office for 5 years

The Supreme Court on Thursday sentenced Senator Nehal Hashmi to one-month imprisonment and barred him from holding public office for the next five years as it announced its verdict in the contempt of court case against the former PML-N... Read more
Critical Flaw in All Blizzard Games Could Let Hackers Hijack Millions of PCs

Critical Flaw in All Blizzard Games Could Let Hackers Hijack Millions of PCs

A Google security researcher has discovered a severe vulnerability in Blizzard games that could allow remote attackers to run malicious code on gamers’ computers. Played every month by half a billion users—World of Warcraft, Overwatch, Diablo III, Hearthstone and... Read more
Hafiz Saeed files petition to halt takeover of charities

Hafiz Saeed files petition to halt takeover of charities

ISLAMABAD: Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief, Hafiz Saeed on Tuesday filed a court petition to halt government plans to seize control of his charities. JuD leader, Saeed and charities that he controls are all included on terrorism blacklists by the UN... Read more