Month: December 2020

LUMS initiates ‘Entrepreneur in Conversation’ series

LUMS initiates ‘Entrepreneur in Conversation’ series

The National Incubation Centre Lahore (NICL) at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) is on a renewed mission to contribute to Pakistan’s economic development by promoting innovation and entrepreneurship. Its latest initiative, the ‘Entrepreneur in Conversation’ series, features some of Pakistan’s brightest entrepreneurial minds discussing their innovative solutions to combat the country’s many challenges, LUMS…

Williamson overtakes Smith and Kohli to top position

Williamson overtakes Smith and Kohli to top position

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has surged ahead of Steve Smith and Virat Kohli to seize the top spot for batsmen in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings after his player of the match effort in the first Test against Pakistan in Tauranga, ICC said on Wednesday. “Willamson had briefly occupied the top…

Govt raises petroleum products prices

Govt raises petroleum products prices

The Government of Pakistan has increased the petroleum products prices with effect from 01 January 2021, for the next fortnight.  As per notification, MS (Petrol) price raised by PKR2.31 and the new amount will be PKR106 per litre while High Speed Diesel has been increased by PKR1.80 and the fresh rate would be PKR110.24 per…

PMC, IBCC to ensure expedited equivalence for A Level students

PMC, IBCC to ensure expedited equivalence for A Level students

The issue of ‘O’ & ‘A’ Level students whose results are due to be announced on 11th January 2021 and require equivalence to be issued by Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) before 19th January 2021, which is the last date to apply for admissions to medical colleges, was raised by the Pakistan Medical Commission…

New Zealand beat Pakistan by 101 runs in first Test

New Zealand beat Pakistan by 101 runs in first Test

New Zealand comfortably won first Test against Pakistan by 101 runs despite Fawad Alam’s century. Excluding Fawad (102), Mohammad Rizwan (60), Azhar Ali (38) and Faheem Ashraf (19), rest all batsmen couldn’t enter in the double figures. From New Zealand Southee, Boult, Jamieson, Wagner and Santner took two wickets each in the second innings. The…

Nissan introduces all-new Note e-POWER AWD in Japan

Nissan introduces all-new Note e-POWER AWD in Japan

Nissan has launched the all-new Note e-POWER AWD compact car, with dual electric motors that give the driver enhanced control and acceleration, the company said in its recent release. “The car comes exclusively with Nissan’s e-POWER electrified powertrain and is scheduled to go on sale in Japan in early 2021. The introduction of the all-wheel-drive model…

Samsung introduces new HDR10+ Adaptive feature for better at-home viewing experience

Samsung introduces new HDR10+ Adaptive feature for better at-home viewing experience

Samsung Electronics today announced that the HDR10+ Adaptive feature will be supported in Samsung TVs, which improves the HDR10+ viewing experience in customers’ homes regardless of the lighting conditions. HDR10+ Adaptive supports Filmmaker Mode and adapts to brighter rooms so customers can enjoy a true cinematic experience with HDR10+ movies and television programs in any environment…

HEC invites applications from foreigners/dual nationals for MBBS & BDS admissions

HEC invites applications from foreigners/dual nationals for MBBS & BDS admissions

Higher Education Commission (HEC) has invited applications from foreigners and dual nationality holders of Pakistan for admissions in the disciplines of MBBS and BDS programmes under Self Finance Scheme (2020-21). The last date for online submissions of applications is January 18, 2021. To apply for admission students must have physically studied and passed FSc (Pre-Medical) /…

New Zealand declares at 180/5, sets target of 373; Pakistan 71/3 at stumps

New Zealand declares at 180/5, sets target of 373; Pakistan 71/3 at stumps

New Zealand declared its second innings at 180/5 on 4th day of ongoing test against Pakistan. With 192 runs lead of first innings, the hosts set the target of 373 for the guests. Pakistan was 71/3 at stumps. Pakistan needs another 302 runs on the final day to win the Test while New Zealand requires…

Emirates unveils premium economy plus enhancements across all cabins of A380

Emirates unveils premium economy plus enhancements across all cabins of A380

Emirates is taking its signature A380 experience to the next level with the unveil of a brand new Premium Economy cabin product, together with enhancements and a refreshed look across all cabins onboard its newest A380 aircraft, Emirates said on Tuesday. “The airline received its newest A380 aircraft from Airbus’ Hamburg facility last week, and…