Month: May 2021

Pakistan win Test series against Zimbabwe

Pakistan win Test series against Zimbabwe

Pakistan clinched Test series against Zimbabwe and won the second Test match also in an emphatic fashion by defeating the host side by an innings and 147 runs. Pakistan declared its innings at 510/8 after the guest team won the toss and elected to bat first. Abid Ali’s double century (215) was supported by Azhar…

HEC announces 250 Scholarships for Srilankan students to study in Pakistan

HEC announces 250 Scholarships for Srilankan students to study in Pakistan

The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan has announced 250 Allama Iqbal Scholarships under the Pakistan-Srilanka Higher Education Cooperation Programme.  Spread over the course of next five years, Allama iqbal Scholarships provide an excellent opportunity for 1000 Srilankan students to visit Pakistan and pursue undergraduate, postgraduate and postdoctoral degree programmes. The scholarship offer is open for…

Toshiba develops package technology for silicon carbide (SiC) power modules

Toshiba develops package technology for silicon carbide (SiC) power modules

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Toshiba) has developed package technology for silicon carbide (SiC) power modules that doubles their reliability and reduces their footprint by 20%, the company said on Monday. “SiC realizes higher voltages and lower losses than silicon, and is widely seen as the next-generation material for power devices. While use now…

Babar Azam voted ICC Player of the Month for April 2021

Babar Azam voted ICC Player of the Month for April 2021

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the winners of the ICC Player of the Month Awards for April which recognise and celebrate the best performances from both male and female cricketers across all forms of international cricket throughout the year, ICC said in its media release. Pakistan’s Babar Azam won the ICC Men’s Player of the Month…

HEC overseas scholarships for PhD in selected fields & MS/MPhil Engineering Technology

HEC overseas scholarships for PhD in selected fields & MS/MPhil Engineering Technology

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has invited applications form outstanding Pakistani/AJK nationals for the award of PhD and MS/MPhil scholarships. PhD scholarships are being offered in the selected fields, whereas MS/MPhil scholarships are being offered in Engineering Technology. Scholarships will be awarded for Spring-Fall (2022) session in HEC-identified top-ranked foreign universities of advanced countries. Eligibility…

HP introduces EliteOne 800 G8 All-in-One and new commercial desktop PCs

HP introduces EliteOne 800 G8 All-in-One and new commercial desktop PCs

HP Inc. introduced the EliteOne 800 G8 All-in-One (AiO) for more engaging collaboration and meaningful connections in hybrid work environments. HP also announced new commercial desktop PCs, said a press release. “People want to make personal connections – whether with eye contact, body language, or clear and crisp audio. With 32% of office employees expected…

Education institutes to remain closed till May 23: NCOC

Education institutes to remain closed till May 23: NCOC

The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) announced that educational institutions shall remain closed till May 23, 2021. The earlier date was May 17.  The decision has been taken in view of ongoing disease trends. NCOC further informed that a review will be carried out on May 18.

FBR extends date of payment and submission of Sales Tax & FED return

FBR extends date of payment and submission of Sales Tax & FED return

Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has extended the date of payment and submission of Sales Tax and Federal Excise Return for the Tax Period of April, 2021 under Section 74 of the Sales Tax Act, 1990 and Section 43 of the Federal Excise Act, 2005, said a press release. “In its letter to all Chief…

Men’s Junior Asia Cup Dhaka 2021 postponed

Men’s Junior Asia Cup Dhaka 2021 postponed

The Asia Hockey Federation (AHF) formally announced the postponement of the Bangabandhu Al-Arafah Islami Bank Men’s Junior Asia Cup Dhaka 2021, AHF said in its news release. “We are all still going through difficult times of great uncertainty with the pandemic continuing to have a massive impact on daily life in many countries and restrictions…

ZONG launches IDD (International Direct Dial) Mobily Bundles for Saudi Arabia

ZONG launches IDD (International Direct Dial) Mobily Bundles for Saudi Arabia

Zong 4G has introduced unbeatable IDD (International Direct Dial) offers in collaboration with Saudi’s leading telecom company, Mobily. The offer includes attractive weekly and monthly international roaming offers for both prepaid and postpaid customers of Zong, said a press release. “The packages are designed with customers’ needs in mind and the complete details of the…