Tag Archives: Network

Beggars network active in Ramadan

With the advent of Ramazan the network of professional beggars has become active across Islamabad, causing great inconvenience for the residents. Swarms of beggars roam freely in the commercial centres of the

Rs 23.56 billion approved for highways network

Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) approved PC-1 of Rs 23.566 billion for reconstruction and rehabilitation of the highway network, which was damaged during the 2010 floods, Federal Minister for

CDNS automates its branch network

Central Directorate of National Savings (CDNS) has accomplished another hallmark by automating its National Savings branch network to facilitate valued ac Director General of National Savings inaugurated the fully automated branch at

CIA network in Pakistan will worsen shaky ties, US told

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan on Thursday spelt out serious concerns over the current state of the relationship between the two major allies in the US-led anti-terrorism campaign with the presence of a large network of CIA operatives on Pakistani soil at the top of complaints’ list.
Pakistani authorities also warned that a delay in action on the part of Washington to address Islamabad’s concerns could jeopardise the cooperation between the two countries in the fight against terrorism. The

‘Communication network in Balochistan being improved’

ISLAMABAD – While briefing the Standing Committee on Information Technology (IT) and Telecom, PTA Chairman Dr Muhammad Yaseen said the authority accorded top priority to communication facilities in the rural areas of Balochistan-particularly the Kohlo district. He said the PTA was laying optical fibre in Balochistan and offering 92 percent subsidy in that regard to the telecom operators. He, however, the companies were reluctant as operational cost was much higher in those areas.

British Asians oppose closure of BBC’s Asian Network

LONDON – Britain’s Asian community has opposed the BBC move to shut down its Asian Network Radio Station. BBC Asian Network , a national radio station which broadcasts news, discussion and music programs 24 hours a day in various languages of Indian-subcontinent.
Similarly it covers news, music and event from south Asian countries. With more than six million listeners across the UK, Asian Network is one of the most popular radio stations in the country. BBC Director General Mark

‘The Social Network’ is ‘fairly accurate’

Former Harvard President Larry Summers says a scene from ‘The Social Network’ in which he’s shown brushing off twin brothers who claim their idea for Facebook was stolen by a fellow student was pretty accurate. Summers was asked about it Monday at a Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce luncheon. The former U.S. treasury secretary said he’s been told Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss thought he wasn’t nearly as nice to them as portrayed in the movie.
Summers jokingly acknowledged

Why ‘The King’s Speech’ beat ‘The Social Network’

LONDON – It’s said that what swayed so many of the Academy’s 6,000 members in the direction of The King’s Speech came down to the question of heart. It was billed as the battle between The Social Network and The King’s Speech. In the end, the night of the 83rd Academy Awards belonged not to the ultra-modern story of a nerdy billionaire with 500 million friends but to a period piece about a British monarch struggling to overcome his stammer.
The ‘Social Network’ picked up three

PTA virtual network fails to capture interest

KARACHI – Though the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has reportedly issued a draft of procedures to be utilised by Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO), the regulator has not received yet any application in this regard.
The Member Technical PTA Dr Khawar Siddiq Khokar, while speaking to Pakistan Today, said that the regulator has not received any official applications in this regard yet, however, the potential virtual operator must first have a commercial agreement

Davis’ act exposes American network in Pakistan: Liaqat

KASUR – Jamat-e-Islami (JI) Secretary General Liaqat Baloch said the killing of two innocent people in Lahore by an American Ramond Davis proved that America had spread its terrorist network in the country.
While addressing a press conference at Kasur press club, he said that America was trying its best to get the killer released by proving him a diplomat. The government had so far been reluctant to come with a clear position on Davis’ issue, he said adding that the foreign