Month: June 2021

Williamson back as no.1 in ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings

Williamson back as no.1 in ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has reclaimed the No.1 position in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings after leading his side to the ICC World Test Championship title in Southampton last week, said a media release. “The 30-year-old’s knocks of 49 and 52 not out in the low-scoring final against India have helped him move…

Samsung unveils all-in-one kiosk for contactless ordering and payment

Samsung unveils all-in-one kiosk for contactless ordering and payment

Samsung Electronics today announced the expanded availability of Samsung Kiosk, an all-in-one solution that offers contactless ordering and payment capabilities. Providing customers with easy install options and a protective coating, the Kiosk is now available in 12 countries worldwide, including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Sweden, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Austria,…

PMC notifies special provision for A-level students sitting in Oct 2021 exams

PMC notifies special provision for A-level students sitting in Oct 2021 exams

The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) on Wednesday notified that in its meeting held on June 25, 2021 considered the request of the Federal Ministry of Education and approved a special window from 10th January to 10th February 2022 for all colleges to accommodate any students who take their A-level examinations in October 2021 with results…

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 to move to UAE and Oman

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 to move to UAE and Oman

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today confirmed that the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 will be staged in the UAE and Oman due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation in India, said a media release. “The BCCI will remain the hosts of the event, which will now be held in Dubai International Stadium, the Sheikh…

Sony to release 1/1.2-type 4K-resolution CMOS image sensor for security cameras

Sony to release 1/1.2-type 4K-resolution CMOS image sensor for security cameras

Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation today announced the upcoming release of IMX585, a 1/1.2-type 4K-resolution CMOS image sensor for security cameras, which delivers approximately 8 times the dynamic range of conventional model in a single exposure, said a news release. “The new product uses Sony’s proprietary “STARVIS™ 2” technology, which delivers high sensitivity and high dynamic range…

Huawei “Seeds for the Future” Programme 2021

Huawei “Seeds for the Future” Programme 2021

The Huawei Technologies (Pvt.) Ltd. Pakistan and Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan invited the applications from potential Pakistani undergraduate students under the Huawei “Seeds for the Future” Programme 2021. Due to Covid-19, HEC and Huawei have planned to organize eight days online training for 30 Pakistani students in the field of ICT from August…

Government of Pakistan, ITFC sign new framework agreement

Government of Pakistan, ITFC sign new framework agreement

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) signed a 3-Year Framework Agreement for a cumulative amount of US$4.5 billion with the Government of Pakistan in order to provide financing for the import of essential commodities such as crude oil, refined petroleum products, LNG and urea, said a press release on Monday. “Within the context of…

PTCL signs contracts with Huawei for transformation of its IP Edge & OTN

PTCL signs contracts with Huawei for transformation of its IP Edge & OTN

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), has signed strategic contracts with Huawei Technologies Pakistan for the transformation of its IP Edge and Optical Transport Network (OTN), said a press release. “Nadeem Khan, Acting CEO & Group CFO, PTCL & Ufone and Mark Meng, CEO, Huawei Technologies Pakistan, signed the contract during a ceremony held at PTCL…

Authorized branches to observe extended banking hours on June 30

Authorized branches to observe extended banking hours on June 30

The State Bank of Pakistan today notified, “in order to facilitate the collection of Government receipts / duties / taxes, it has been decided that the field offices of SBP Banking Services Corporation (SBP-BSC) and authorized branches of National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) will observe extended banking hours till 8:00 P.M. on June 30, 2021…

Shadab Khan upbeat about Pakistan living up to its potential in England series

Shadab Khan upbeat about Pakistan living up to its potential in England series

Pakistan men’s national cricket team have commenced seven-day preparations for their white-ball UK tour with the first training session of the tour at the Incora Derby Cricket Ground after spending first three days in room isolation, said a press release. “Pakistan will play England in three ODIs and as many T20Is. The ODIs are part…