Month: January 2021

Oracle helps organizations optimize logistics across global supply chains

Oracle helps organizations optimize logistics across global supply chains

To help organizations increase the efficiency of their global supply chains, Oracle has announced new logistics capabilities within Oracle Fusion Cloud Supply Chain & Manufacturing (SCM). The updates to Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) and Oracle Global Trade Management (GTM), a part of Oracle Cloud SCM, help customers reduce costs, make better planning decisions, and improve…

Pakistan team for T20I series against South Africa announced

Pakistan team for T20I series against South Africa announced

The national selectors led by chief selector Muhammad Wasim today announced the Pakistan men’s 20-member squad for the three-match T20I series against South Africa which will be played in Lahore. The three matches will be played on February 11, 13 and 14, PCB said in a statement. “The squad along with the officials will enter…

UHS not to hold online exams for MBBS and BDS students

UHS not to hold online exams for MBBS and BDS students

The University of Health Sciences (UHS) Vice-Chancellor, Professor Javed Akram has said that the MBBS and BDS exams for students of UHS will be conducted as per already announced schedule and there will be no online exams. Pakistan medical students’ action committee headed by Dr. Nouman Wattoo met UHS VC on Friday to discuss the…

ZTE, CUP Data establish the first 5G messaging OpenLab of the financial industry

ZTE, CUP Data establish the first 5G messaging OpenLab of the financial industry

ZTE and China UnionPay Data (CUP Data) have signed a cooperation agreement and jointly unveiled the first 5G Messaging OpenLab of the financial industry in Shanghai, ZTE Corporation said in its press release on Thursday. “This OpenLab is jointly initiated by ZTE and CUP Data, both of whom are the members of the Financial Digital…

FBR exceeds the tax target for period from July to January of current year

FBR exceeds the tax target for period from July to January of current year

Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has released the provisional revenue collection figures for the first seven months of current year. According to the provisional information, FBR has collected net revenue of Rs.2570 billion during Jul-Jan period, which has significantly exceeded the target of Rs.2550 billion, said a press release on Saturday.  “This represents a growth…

Umpire Oxenford to retire from international cricket

Umpire Oxenford to retire from international cricket

Umpire Bruce Oxenford has decided to retire from international cricket after a fine career that saw him officiate around the world across all three formats of the game for over 15 years, ICC said in its statement. “A regular member of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Umpires since 2012, Oxenford has officiated in 62…

British Airways to trial the use of mobile travel health passport, VeriFLY

British Airways to trial the use of mobile travel health passport, VeriFLY

British Airways today announces that it will begin trialling a new travel health app, VeriFLY, with customers who are eligible to travel between London and the US from February 4, the airline said in its press release on Friday. “The new digital health travel passport, which can be downloaded to a mobile device, is designed…

Xiaomi introduces a brand new form of charging – Mi Air Charge

Xiaomi introduces a brand new form of charging – Mi Air Charge

Xiaomi today introduced a brand new form of charging – Mi Air Charge Technology. Revolutionizing the current wireless charging methods, Mi Air Charge Technology enables users to remotely charge electronic devices without any cables or wireless charging stands. Today, we enter a true wireless charging era, Xiaomi said on Friday. “The core technology of Xiaomi’s…

UET Lahore to organize International Conference on Energy, Water & Environment

UET Lahore to organize International Conference on Energy, Water & Environment

The Department of Mechanical, Mechatronics and Manufacturing Engineering of University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore, Pakistan is going to organize a one day International Conference on Energy, Water and Environment (ICEWE-2021) on March 31, 2021 at UET’s New Campus, said an official statement. “ICEWE-2021 will serve as a leading show, platform and meeting place for the…

Pakistan beat South Africa in first Test

Pakistan beat South Africa in first Test

South Africa failed to build on their fighting day three exploits with the bat and instead folded cheaply on day four of the first Test against Pakistan as debutant Nauman Ali claimed five wickets to bowl the hosts to a seven-wicket win at the National Stadium in Karachi, CSA said on Friday. “Resuming on 187…