Month: October 2020

Pakistan confirms South Africa tour in April 2021

Pakistan confirms South Africa tour in April 2021

The Pakistan Cricket Board today confirmed the men’s national team will tour South Africa in April 2021 for three One-Day Internationals, which will be part of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League, and as many T20 Internationals. The tour was scheduled to take place in September/October 2020, but was postponed due to the…

Toshiba announces updated 4TB, 6TB & 8TB enterprise capacity HDD models

Toshiba announces updated 4TB, 6TB & 8TB enterprise capacity HDD models

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Toshiba) announces the Toshiba MG08-D Series HDDs, designed for a wide variety of business-critical applications, such as email and CRM (Customer Resource Management), data analysis for business intelligence, small-medium business servers, and data-retention and compliance archiving, said a press release on Tuesday. “Toshiba’s 7th generation air mechanical design provides better…

Caterpillar reports third-quarter 2020 results

Caterpillar reports third-quarter 2020 results

Caterpillar Inc. announced third-quarter 2020 sales and revenues of $9.9 billion, a 23% decrease compared with $12.8 billion in the third quarter of 2019. The decline was primarily due to lower sales volume driven by lower end-user demand for equipment and services, said a news release. “Third-quarter 2020 profit per share was $1.22, compared with…

LG introduces its most advanced true wireless earbuds ‘HBS-FN7’

LG introduces its most advanced true wireless earbuds ‘HBS-FN7’

LG Electronics (LG) is expanding its LG TONE Free lineup with the introduction of its most advanced true wireless earbuds yet. LG HBS-FN7 offers all the benefits of its LG HBS-FN6 sibling – intuitive user experience, incredibly comfortable in-ear fit and noise isolation performance, Meridian-tuned premium sound, hygienic UVnano charging case – and adds Active…

Unilever announces results for the third quarter of 2020

Unilever announces results for the third quarter of 2020

Unilever recently announced its results for the third quarter of 2020. The strong performance – with underlying sales up 4.4% – reflects the resilience of our portfolio and our agility in responding to changing consumer and channel dynamics, said a press release. The company informed, “Underlying sales growth of 4.4%, with 3.9% volume and 0.5%…

ICMA Pakistan becomes a member of International Corporate Governance Network

ICMA Pakistan becomes a member of International Corporate Governance Network

Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMA Pakistan) is the first Professional Accountancy Organisation (PAO) in Pakistan to become a Member of ‘International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), said Zia ul Mustafa, President of ICMA Pakistan. “The International Corporate Governance Network is an organization whose mission is to promote effective standards of corporate governance…

Lenovo Legion Slim 7 gaming laptop features AMD Ryzen Mobile Processors

Lenovo Legion Slim 7 gaming laptop features AMD Ryzen Mobile Processors

Lenovo announced its latest 15-inch gaming laptop, the Lenovo Legion™ Slim 7, fueled by the next-level AMD Ryzen™ 4000 H-Series Mobile Processors for the first time on this premium model. Paired with up to powerful NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 with Max-Q Design GPU for real-time ray tracing, the Lenovo Legion Slim 7 is also the world’s lightest 15-inch…

Dubai announces 500 million dirhams stimulus package to support local economy

Dubai announces 500 million dirhams stimulus package to support local economy

Dubai unveiled a fresh AED500 million stimulus package to support the local economy, bringing the total worth of stimulus packages announced this year to AED6.8 billion. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al-Maktoum, the crown prince of Dubai, UAE announced this package in his tweet on Saturday. He said, “We realise the pandemic has imposed great challenges…

Tokyo Aquatics Centre inaugurated

Tokyo Aquatics Centre inaugurated

The Tokyo Aquatics Centre inaugurated on Saturday with a ceremony showcasing sport and inviting residents of the neighbourhood to discover this new facility, said a news release. “The Tokyo Aquatics Centre will see stellar performances from Olympic and Paralympic athletes during the Games. It will host Olympic swimming, diving and artistic swimming and Paralympic swimming…

Ground Breaking Ceremony of Namal Knowledge City

Ground Breaking Ceremony of Namal Knowledge City

Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan attended, as chief guest, ground breaking ceremony of Namal Knowledge City phase 1 envisioned earlier by the Prime Minister as a center of academic excellence for the marginalized population residing in remote areas, said a press release on Saturday.  The Prime Minister was briefed that after completion of first…