Month: June 2020

Aston Martin is about to present its first turbocharged bike AMB 001

Aston Martin is about to present its first turbocharged bike AMB 001

Aston Martin and Brough Superior are jointly coming in the market soon with a turbocharged motorcycle.  The bike will be quite expensive but still the price would definitely suit the high standards of famously known as James Bond car maker ‘Aston Martin’ in terms of quality. The bike named as AMB 001 will roughly cost…

126 Pakistani Students Win Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for 2020-21

126 Pakistani Students Win Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for 2020-21

Pakistan ranked third in the world by winning 126 Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) scholarships out of a global total of 2,542. The country also moved up by one slot from its fourth position in 2019. Selection of Pakistani students to study in Europe through EMJMD saw an enormous increase in three years from…

Xiaomi may launch 17 minutes charging solution for 4000 mAh battery

Xiaomi may launch 17 minutes charging solution for 4000 mAh battery

Xiaomi may launch later this year, the pioneer 100W charging technology with the capability of charging 4000 mAh battery in only 17 minutes. The company through video hinted about the development in 2019, but now again rumors roam that this fastest charging solution will be available in the market before the end of 2020. Few…

Six players test negative second time consecutively, ready to join team in Worcestershire

Six players test negative second time consecutively, ready to join team in Worcestershire

Six more players will join the Pakistan Cricket Side in England for upcoming test matches and T20Is. These players tested negative second time for COVID-19, after first negative test on June 26. The players include Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan and Wahab Riaz.  Meanwhile, Pakistan Cricket Board is making their…

National Assembly of Pakistan passes Finance Bill 2020-21

National Assembly of Pakistan passes Finance Bill 2020-21

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government successfully got winning number of voice votes in favor of Finance Bill 2020-21 that was presented in the National Assembly for passage. Speaker of the National Assembly, Asad Qaiser conducted the voting session clause by clause. In passage of clause nine government clinched 160 votes whereas opposition only secured 119. The…

HEC clarifies no ranking or evaluation of universities issued for online readiness

HEC clarifies no ranking or evaluation of universities issued for online readiness

The Higher Education Commission has clarified that it has neither evaluated universities nor issued any ranking for their online readiness. A section of the press has published news reports issued by different universities, which are contrary to this fact. HEC has asked universities to self-report their readiness, and this self-reporting has been shared with the…

Microsoft announces strategic change in its retail operations

Microsoft announces strategic change in its retail operations

Microsoft has announced closing of Microsoft Store physical locations while its retail team members will continue to serve customers from Microsoft corporate facilities and remotely provide sales, training, and support. The company stated, “Closing of Microsoft Store physical locations will result in a pre-tax charge of approximately $450M, or $0.05 per share, to be recorded…

PLGMEA wants six working days with double shift

PLGMEA wants six working days with double shift

Pakistan Leather Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PLGMEA) suggested the government to open Saturdays and allow double shift in order to complete pending orders as well as avoid massive unemployment. In a statement, Syed Nadeem Abbas observed that export-oriented units are fully aware of COVID-19 and are strictly following the SOPs of the government. He emphasized,…

Pakistan Cricket Team leaves for Manchester on a chartered plane

Pakistan Cricket Team leaves for Manchester on a chartered plane

Pakistan Cricket Team’s squad of 20 players left for Manchester on a chartered plane for a three test match series followed by three T20Is to be played with England in August and September. In Worcestershire, Pakistani team will be tested for COVID-19 under the arrangements of England and Wales Cricket Board. The team will also…

Sindh acknowledges Jofa as Advisor on personal protective equipment quality control

Sindh acknowledges Jofa as Advisor on personal protective equipment quality control

Asim Jofa, the elite fashion designer and the first to voluntarily stitch Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for frontline healthcare staff amid COVID-19, has been acknowledged as an Advisor on PPE quality control in the province of Sindh. Jofa shared the news through his personal twitter account. According to him he has been given the role…