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Zong places Pakistan’s first international 5G video call with Beijing Mobile

Zong places Pakistan’s first international 5G video call with Beijing Mobile

Zong 4G has become the first Pakistani operator to make the country’s pioneering 5G NSA call between Beijing and Islamabad in collaboration with Beijing Mobile. Minister of IT & Telecom Syed Amin Ul Haque experienced the 5G call in person, the company said on Thursday. “The test call was in continuation of CMPak’s network transformation…

Cambridge publishes its exam timetable for June 2021

Cambridge publishes its exam timetable for June 2021

Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) has now published its exam timetable for June 2021. The exam series timetable is in line with previous years. In its recent update to schools CAIE said, “Most of our schools tell us they want to hold exams during the same period as previous years. We work in over 160…

Pakistan Customs launches trade facilitation programme

Pakistan Customs launches trade facilitation programme

Pakistan Customs launched first trade facilitation program of its kind under the name and banner of Authorized Economic Operators (AEO) through operationalization of AEO pilot project at Karachi. The program has been chalked out in line with best international practices and in accordance with WCO security standards, said a press release. “Under the said program,…

Option of disappearing messages on WhatsApp introduced

Option of disappearing messages on WhatsApp introduced

Today, WhatsApp messages often live on our phones forever. While it’s great to hold onto memories from friends and family, most of what we send doesn’t need to be everlasting. Our goal is make conversations on WhatsApp feel as close to in-person as possible, which means they shouldn’t have to stick around forever. That’s why…

Chance for Babar to regain top ranking: ICC

Chance for Babar to regain top ranking: ICC

Pakistan captain Babar Azam would be looking to continue his fine batting form in an upcoming three-match series against Zimbabwe from Saturday and regain the top place in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings, which he lost recently to England’s Dawid Malan, International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Thursday. “The 26-year-old, who scored 221…

Aramco records net income of $11.8 billion, free cash flow of $12.4 billion for Q3

Aramco records net income of $11.8 billion, free cash flow of $12.4 billion for Q3

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Aramco) announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2020. These results highlight the Company’s financial and operational strength, despite market volatility and the impact of COVID-19 on the global economy, Aramco said on Tuesday. “Aramco continues to demonstrate its strength and resilience across economic cycles, navigating challenging market…

LG introduces its most advanced true wireless earbuds ‘HBS-FN7’

LG introduces its most advanced true wireless earbuds ‘HBS-FN7’

LG Electronics (LG) is expanding its LG TONE Free lineup with the introduction of its most advanced true wireless earbuds yet. LG HBS-FN7 offers all the benefits of its LG HBS-FN6 sibling – intuitive user experience, incredibly comfortable in-ear fit and noise isolation performance, Meridian-tuned premium sound, hygienic UVnano charging case – and adds Active…

Unilever announces results for the third quarter of 2020

Unilever announces results for the third quarter of 2020

Unilever recently announced its results for the third quarter of 2020. The strong performance – with underlying sales up 4.4% – reflects the resilience of our portfolio and our agility in responding to changing consumer and channel dynamics, said a press release. The company informed, “Underlying sales growth of 4.4%, with 3.9% volume and 0.5%…

ICMA Pakistan becomes a member of International Corporate Governance Network

ICMA Pakistan becomes a member of International Corporate Governance Network

Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMA Pakistan) is the first Professional Accountancy Organisation (PAO) in Pakistan to become a Member of ‘International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), said Zia ul Mustafa, President of ICMA Pakistan. “The International Corporate Governance Network is an organization whose mission is to promote effective standards of corporate governance…

Lenovo Legion Slim 7 gaming laptop features AMD Ryzen Mobile Processors

Lenovo Legion Slim 7 gaming laptop features AMD Ryzen Mobile Processors

Lenovo announced its latest 15-inch gaming laptop, the Lenovo Legion™ Slim 7, fueled by the next-level AMD Ryzen™ 4000 H-Series Mobile Processors for the first time on this premium model. Paired with up to powerful NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 with Max-Q Design GPU for real-time ray tracing, the Lenovo Legion Slim 7 is also the world’s lightest 15-inch…