Month: October 2020

Panasonic’s global dry battery shipments top 200 billion

Panasonic’s global dry battery shipments top 200 billion

Panasonic Corporation announced today that as of the end of September 2020, it became the first Japanese company to ship a cumulative total of 200 billion dry batteries worldwide after achieving the 100 billion milestone in 2001 since the start of in-house production of dry cells in 1931, said a news release. “Panasonic started manufacturing…

French Open: Rafael Nadal reaches 14th quarter-final

French Open: Rafael Nadal reaches 14th quarter-final

Rafael Nadal reached a 14th Roland-Garros quarter-final with a smooth victory over Sebastian Korda on Sunday. Nadal, on his way to get fourth successive title at Roland Garros, took the match 6-1 6-1 6-2. He will face Jannik Sinner who eliminated Alexander Zverev to reach the quarter-final.

Airbus delivers two new H135 helicopters to NASA

Airbus delivers two new H135 helicopters to NASA

Airbus continues to expand its portfolio of products supporting the future of space exploration with the delivery of two new H135 helicopters to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) from the Airbus Helicopters, Inc. production and completion facility in Columbus, Mississippi, the company said in its news release on Thursday. “These aircraft, along with a third…

Pakistan Medical Commission appoints NUMS as examination providing entity

Pakistan Medical Commission appoints NUMS as examination providing entity

The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) appointed National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) as the examination providing entity on the basis of a common FSc syllabus of all provinces in its first council meeting held on Friday. Students can use the syllabus already announced by NUMS for their entrance exam. The meeting also decided that National…

Instagram introduces new messaging features

Instagram introduces new messaging features

Instagram recently introduced a new Messenger experience on the app. Messaging has come a long way since we first brought it to Instagram. We’ve been exploring how messaging should evolve as we grow, the company said in its news release.  “On Facebook’s family of apps alone, people send more than 100 billion messages to their friends…

FIFA shares international match protocol with its 211 member associations & 6 confederations

FIFA shares international match protocol with its 211 member associations & 6 confederations

In light of the current evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bureau of the FIFA Council has approved FIFA’s Return to Football – International Match Protocol, which FIFA today shared with its 211 member associations and the six confederations, said a press release on Thursday. “FIFA’s Return to Football – International Match Protocol is the result of…

Pakistan will import 0.180 MMT of wheat from Russia

Pakistan will import 0.180 MMT of wheat from Russia

Pakistan will import 0.180 MMT of wheat from Russia. Islamabad is ready to sign a MoU with Moscow for the supply of grain on a government-to-government basis, said a press release on Friday. “PASSCO has been nominated as a procurement agency on behalf of Government of Pakistan to negotiate terms and conditions with the Russian…

CAIE issues update for its schools on November 2020 exam series

CAIE issues update for its schools on November 2020 exam series

With the November 2020 series now starting, Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) has issued an update for its schools which includes information and reminders on holding the exams. It informed the schools, “Our guide, for exams officers and heads of centre, will help you run November 2020 exams safely and securely. Use the guide, as…

HP Inc. unveils the HP Spectre x360 14

HP Inc. unveils the HP Spectre x360 14

HP Inc. unveiled the HP Spectre x360 14, offering the viewability of a 15-inch device with the mobility of a 13.5-inch form factor for the ultimate browsing, reading, editing, and viewing experience. Also announced today is HP’s expanded 11th Gen Intel® Core™ Processor Spectre and ENVY line up, packed with incredible performance gains and increased battery life…

Xiaomi launches MI 10T series, A trio of high-performance smartphones

Xiaomi launches MI 10T series, A trio of high-performance smartphones

Xiaomi announced the release of a trio of smartphones that will “Power Your Creativity” like never before. The flagship Mi 10T Pro takes creating and exploring to the next level, with unmatched specs in its class. Mi 10T continues to push boundaries, delivering top-notch experiences for everyone from working professionals, to streaming enthusiasts and mobile gamers. Mi 10T Lite brings 5G…