Month: November 2020

LUMS VC gives talk on “productivity during crisis”

LUMS VC gives talk on “productivity during crisis”

To be better prepared for the future, there is a need to transform the challenges posed by COVID-19 into opportunities, said Dr. Arshad Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, LUMS, at the PTCL Virtual Speaker Series, titled “productivity during crisis” held on Friday. Dr. Ahmad, addressing 2,000 employees from PTCL and Ufone, spoke about how successful leaders take…

SAP announces enhancement of innovation service package for Industry 4.Now

SAP announces enhancement of innovation service package for Industry 4.Now

SAP has announced the addition of advisory and implementation services to the innovation service package for Industry 4.Now. These services accompany Industry 4.Now, SAP’s strategic initiative for realizing and achieving Industry 4.0 intelligent enterprise processes, the company said in its recent news release. “The innovation service package for Industry 4.Now and the advisory and implementation…

Dell announces third quarter fiscal 2021 financial results

Dell announces third quarter fiscal 2021 financial results

Dell Technologies announced financial results for its fiscal 2021 third quarter. Revenue was up 3% to $23.5 billion, said a press release on Tuesday. “The company generated operating income of $1.1 billion, a 35% increase over the same period in the prior year, and non-GAAP operating income of $2.7 billion, up 12%. Net income was…

ICAP launches Trainees Induction Portal for CAF qualified students

ICAP launches Trainees Induction Portal for CAF qualified students

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) has launched the Trainees Induction Portal for Certificate in Accounting and Finance (CAF) qualified students.  CAF qualified students seeking training opportunities can create their profile on this Portal and all the training organizations can access these profiles and recruit candidates from the pool. ICAP said, this new initiative will help…

Tokyo 2020 announces updated Test Event calendar

Tokyo 2020 announces updated Test Event calendar

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) announced its revised test event calendar, following changes made in the wake of the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Games, said a press release on Friday. “The new updated test event calendar covers test events for 18 disciplines, including testing of the Olympic…

PMC Act 2020: HEC forms Transition Committee for medical & dental education

PMC Act 2020: HEC forms Transition Committee for medical & dental education

The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan has constituted a Transition Committee with representation of relevant stakeholders for a smooth transition to the regulatory framework governing medical and dental education under the Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) Act 2020. Pursuant to the promulgation of PMC Act 2020, the uniform minimum standards of basic and higher medical education, training…

Zong brings special offer for residents of Attock, Kamra & Hazro

Zong brings special offer for residents of Attock, Kamra & Hazro

Keeping in mind the evolving digital communications needs of Zong 4G’s customers in Attock, Kamra, and Hazro, Pakistan’s leading cellular and digital services provider, has brought special new offers for these cities, Zong said in its press release on Friday. “Through these exclusive offers, Zong 4G’s customers living in Attock, Kamra, and Hazro can enjoy…

Nissan launches all-new Note in Japan

Nissan launches all-new Note in Japan

Nissan launched the all-new Note compact car in Japan, with sales planned to begin December 23, said a news release on Tuesday. “The new Note will come exclusively with Nissan’s e-POWER electrified powertrain. As the company’s best-selling model in its home market, the car continues to play a key role in the NISSAN NEXT global…

Last date to apply for PEC need-cum-merit based scholarship is Nov 30

Last date to apply for PEC need-cum-merit based scholarship is Nov 30

Desirous students from under-privileged areas may apply for Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) need-cum-merit based scholarship scheme till November 30. As per PEC, the objective of the scholarships is to provide an opportunity to needy students from under-privileged areas of the country enabling them as pride and proud engineers with desired competence and skills in public…

Indus Motor to unveil the 2021 Corolla

Indus Motor to unveil the 2021 Corolla

Indus Motor Company (IMC) is geared up to introduce a fresh look to its flagship Toyota Corolla, the Corolla X Package, expected to roll out in January, the company said in its news release. “Despite being the most competitive vehicle locally produced, Corolla offers top of the line performance and safety features. “Whilst Pakistani consumers…