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Supreme Court suspends tax on prepaid mobile bills

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Supreme Court suspended ‘exorbitant tax deductions’ on prepaid mobile cards The Supreme Court of Pakistan has suspended tax collection on mobile cards here on Monday. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar gave two days for the order to be implemented at a hearing of the suo motu case at the apex court’s Lahore Registry. “Rs38.08 are deducted on a prepaid mobile card of Rs100,” ... Read More »

Alibaba Group enters Pakistan’s ecommerce market with Daraz acquisition

Alibaba all set to enter Pakistan after signing first MoU

Alibaba expands South Asia footprint, snapping up Pakistani online retailer Daraz Alibaba, the Chinese technology group, has expanded its e-commerce business into South Asia by buying Daraz, the Pakistani online shopping business started by the German company Rocket Internet. Daraz, founded in 2012, is backed by European tech incubator Rocket Internet. It operates in Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal ... Read More »

Pakistan Army cadet wins International Medal at UK military academy

Pakistan Army cadet wins International Medal

Pakistan Army cadet Sheroz Shahid has secured the prestigious international medal at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) in the United Kingdom. “The award is given for high performance in education, training and physical fitness fields displayed during the training period,” said military’s public affairs wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement. According to the statement, “The medal was awarded ... Read More »

Europeans train for Mars mission in remote desert of Oman

Europeans train for Mars mission in in remote desert of Oman

European astronauts in aluminium-coated suits venture in the desolate Dhofar desert in Oman to help prepare humanity for a future mission to Mars. The two-member team of Astronauts are spending a month in isolation on a simulated ‘red planet’ venture aiming to one day help humans survive on Mars. The desolate desert in southern Oman, near the borders of Yemen and Saudi ... Read More »

Chinese Railway Police start using Smart Glasses to scan travelers

Glasses resembles Google Glass are connected to a police database that can match passengers with criminal suspects Police person of Chinese Railways are the pioneer in the country to start using facial recognition eye-wear to screen passengers, in Zhengzhou the capital of central China’s Henan province. Police stationed at train stations in China are going to be sporting some fancy new ... Read More »

Pakistan, China sign executive programme of cultural agreement

Agreement to promote cultural exchanges and determination of Belt and Road Initiative Pakistan and China have signed Executive Programme of Cultural Agreement for further consolidating cultural relations and promoting people-to-people contacts between the two states. According to the agreement, Pakistan and China would mutually cooperate to develop and promote Film and Broadcasting, Arts and Culture, Information and Investigation, Press and ... Read More »

Japan plans to build elderly caring robots by 2020

Japan plans to build elderly caring robots by 2020

These robots will help old folks stay mentally and socially engaged Japan authorities desire to extend acceptance of generation that would assist fill the distance within the nursing body of workers and will care for 80% of elderly by 2020. Japan is well-known for the longevity of its population but the fact of a rapidly ageing population poses its own ... Read More »

Instagram’s ‘type mode’ new feature lets you add text-only stories

The new ‘Type mode‘ feature is available for iOS and Android devices Instagram has introduced it’s new feature named ‘Type mode‘ in Stories in a bid to allow the user to share Story posts containing text on colourful backgrounds. The newly introduced feature allows the user to add pages to their stories, without the inclusion of pictures or videos, the feature is available for iOS and ... Read More »

Pakistan welcomes FIFA World Cup 2018 trophy

The trophy will remain in the city for a day where it will be put on display for the public The FIFA World Cup trophy touched down in Pakistan on Saturday as part of its global journey ahead of the World Cup 2018 in Russia. The trophy arrived Lahore in a special chartered plane along with superstars as part of ... Read More »

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