DigiSkills collaborates with Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) at the Annual Job Fair, held to develop a platform for young graduates to find jobs. Dr. Zafar Alvi, Project Director DigiSkills graced the occasion along with other representatives of the corporate sector. The purpose of this event was to provide an opportunity for the graduates from the disciplines of Management Sciences, Social Sciences, Computer Sciences and Media Sciences, to interact the corporate sector. More than 30 top ranked companies from the industry participated in this 1-day... Read More.
Samsung Electronics leading smartphone maker in the world, is trying hard to diversify its production to minimise the fallout. As per the report, the company is now shutting down its production facility in South Korea. Coronavirus outbreak has affected operations and sales of several tech companies around the world, including Samsung. The virus, which began spreading from China, has now affected people in more than 50 countries. As per the report, after reporting six confirmed COVID-19 infections at its smartphone plant in Gumi, North Gyeongsang Province, Samsung has decided to temporarily... Read More.
Jazz, with its expanding footprint across the country’s landscape, and a legacy that stretches over two and half decades, has further established itself as the No. 1 network of Pakistan. The digital communications company recently celebrated reaching two new industry milestones; 60 million subscribers and 15.5 million 4G users. With 60.3 million subscribers and 15.5 million 4G users, Jazz is significantly ahead of its competition, as per PTA As per Pakistan Telecommunications Authority’s (PTA) official report, Jazz closed December 2019 with the highest cellular subscribers at 60.3 million... Read More.
Across the world, first week of March is marked as a celebration, honoring some of the most resilient women on the planet. As societies continue to evolve, the role of women in different walks of life is diversifying too. Today, women form a crucial pillar that supports growth in economies around the world, drives prosperous communities and paves the way for more inclusive development. Amidst the long list of nations where females are significant contributors to the economy, Pakistan has become an emerging nation. According to UN Women’s Status... Read More.
Veteran actor, King of comedy and living-legend of Pakistan’s theater industry, Amanullah Khan passed away on Friday morning, He was 70. Amanullah was battling with multiple medical conditions such as lungs, kidneys and breathing problems and was on aventilator. According to sources close to the bereaved family, Amanullah was admitted to the private hospital after his health was gravely deteriorated on March 3. Family sources confirmed his death and said Amanullah Khan was hospitalized in January 2018. He was treated in the intensive care unit of a local... Read More.
As Pakistan’s favourite travel partner, Zong 4G has announced the launch of an exciting new roaming bundle for its customers transiting or travelling to Qatar. The Qatar bundle has been introduced to cater to the needs of thousands of Pakistanis that either travel to or transit from Qatar. Zong 4G’s customers will seamlessly connect as soon as they land in Qatar and will experience the fastest and most affordable LTE services. The bundle is available exclusively for postpaid customers and is priced at just PKR 3000 (exclusive of taxes)... Read More.
OPPO unveiled its Find X2 series – a flagship lineup of 5G devices that delivers an all-around powerful camera experience and battery life, with one of the most advanced screens in the industry. With a customized Sony sensor IMX689, the Find X2 Pro brings users an upgraded all-around photography and video experience that transforms the way we capture life’s important moments. In the 5G era, with the improvement of the network, users are now consuming content at a much faster rate and simultaneously have higher requirements for the... Read More.
U Microfinance Bank Ltd signed a grant agreement with Karandaaz Pakistan, with funding from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The grant will help U Bank further its mission of financially including more women. U Bank won the grant through a competitive application process via Karandaaz’s Digital Experiments program. While uptake for digital financial services (DFS) remains low in Pakistan, the gap is especially wide when it comes to women. Only 7% of women in Pakistan are financially included, compared to 20% of men. Research shows that women are engaged... Read More.
Easypaisa, the country’s leading payments solution and Seed Out, an innovative crowd funding platform which provides entrepreneurial solutions to the underprivileged , have recently collaborated to digitize the process of payment collection from the latter’s beneficiaries. It is yet another milestone in Easypaisa’s journey of bringing digital financial solutions to its users through partnerships with prominent organizations in the country. This newly formed partnership will allow beneficiaries of Seed Out to receive and disburse loan payments seamlessly through the Easypaisa App. The agreement was signed by Khurram Malik, Head of... Read More.
Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) and National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation between the two institutions. PRCS Secretary General Khalid bin Majeed and NUST Pro-Rector Dr Nassar Ikram signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organisations at a ceremony held here at the PRCS National Headquarters. Speaking on the occasion, PRCS Chairman Abrar ul Haq acknowledged the accomplishments of NUST in the field of education, innovation, entrepreneurship and technologies. He expressed his keenness to further increase... Read More.
Sportsfever360 one of the leading sports management organizations of Pakistan has inked an agreement with internationally acclaimed Sports & Technology firm, Stats Perform. Stats Perform harnesses the true power of sports data by leveraging advancements in artificial intelligence to generate the industry’s richest insights. Through the partnership, Sportsfever360 will start a new Wave of Cricket Data & insights which will enhance sports technology & its experience in Pakistan, also build onto the evolving sports infrastructure of the country. The partnership will allow Sportsfever360 to represent OPTA solutions and products... Read More.
Infinix, with its latest and high-quality premium products, is one of the leading smartphone brands in Pakistan. It has continued growing stronger, and one of the primary reasons is the company’s continuous investment and contribution to the economic and labor empowerment in the country. Now very proudly Infinix becomes the first smartphone brand manufacturing in Pakistan. Fully aligning with the country’s initiative of “Made in Pakistan”, the company keeps growing its investment to contribute to turn the country into a regional tech hub, and it just got one step... Read More.
Pakistani youth’s most favorite brand realme has been launching a number of smartphones from past one year keeping with its lineup for the New Year, the Chinese smartphone brand has launched its first smartphone lineup of the year, the realme 5i and realme C3 has been launched in company’s first ever campus launch event to engage with youthful audience and let them experience the device first hand.The realme 5i will be available in one variant – 4+64GB priced at PKR 24,999 available for sale on from 26th Feb, 2020. realme... Read More.
On Wednesday, Pakistan reported its first two cases of coronavirus, Special Assistant to PM on Health Dr Zafar Mirza confirmed. “I can confirm first two cases of coronavirus in Pakistan. Both cases are being taken care of according to clinical standard protocols & both of them are stable,” Dr Mirza wrote on Twitter. The second patient, identified in Islamabad, was shifted to quarantine in the capital’s Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS). first coronavirus case in Pakistan, the prices of mask have skyrocketed in the federal capital, it was... Read More.
Samsung Electronics Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Shared its new lineup of advanced innovations at its latest MENA Forum in Malta, all of which have been designed with a human-centric approach to solve problems and enhance people’s lives. The MENA has emerged as key market and major hub for technology innovation having witnessed an extraordinary shift in all aspects of the tech ecosystem, and the brand’s ‘Age of Experience’ product range will build and create new opportunities as it progresses. Announced by H.S. Kim, President and CEO of... Read More.
Zong 4G, country’s leading Telecom Company, in its pursuit to provide an unrivalled digital experience, has launched its TikTok Bundle for tech-savvy youth. Augmenting a world-class experience for its valued customers, Zong 4G understands the ever-evolving needs of its customers. With Tik-Tok becoming a global phenomenon, Zong 4G has partnered with the App to extend a seamless and affordable access to its 37 Million customers. Zong 4G’s Tik-Tok users can now watch and create videos on TikTok on the go. The Weekly TikTok offer has been introduced while keeping... Read More.
In line with recent developments in the digital ecosystem and keeping up with an increasing demand for more fluid customer experiences,Jazz has partnered with Telenor Microfinance Bank and Telenor Pakistan has partnered with Jazz Cash to provide direct and seamless integration on the mobile financial platforms to optimize customer experience. The partnership’s aim is to enable a digital ecosystem for consumers to enhance their ability to manage financial and mobile communications needs by providing reliable, border-less services. As per this direct integration amongst the entities, the Easy paisa App... Read More.
The world-leading smart device brand OPPO today announced the launch of its all-round 5G flagship Find X2 series. The much-anticipated global launch will be hosted online on OPPO’s YouTube channel (https://youtu.be/yTSZeiaSLxU) on 6th March at 2:30 PM PST. Exploration is at the heart of OPPO’s DNA which is why the business is constantly innovating, exploring new possibilities and pushing boundaries to deliver the best experiences to its customers. This remains through as OPPO looks to #Uncover the ultimate, by creating a groundbreaking smartphone experience with the new OPPO Find X2 series. Taking into consideration customer feedback on all... Read More.
TCL one of the world’s top three TV brands marked the launch of its Zalmi TVs for the festive season of Pakistan Super League and to celebrate their partnership with the biggest PSL franchise of Pakistan, Peshawar Zalmi. Last year the company offered one model, but after receiving a thunderous response, the company decided to launch not one but two Zalmi TV models, the P8 and P8S 4K UHD TVs. Speaking about the launch, Sunny Yang, GM TCL Pakistan said, “In celebration of our partnership with Peshawar Zalmi, I am very... Read More.
Infinix Pakistan’s leading smartphone brand, following the launch of its new product S5, Infinix has collaborated with the all-rounder cricket sensation, Shadab Khan, to offer fantastic discounts on one of the best smartphone, Infinix S5 6GB and 4GB variants. For every match that Shadab Khan wins in PSL, fans can avail a discount of PKR 300/- on Infinix S5 bought from Daraz, and this is how customers can get a maximum discount of up to PKR 3600/- on the feature-rich product. Joining hands with their Brand Ambassador Shadab Khan,... Read More.