byline: TAHIR AMIN

Government to constitute ‘Data Protection Authority’

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to constitute "Data Protection Authority" that will work to curb the misuse of data and protect the personal information of...

Government to review ‘Citizens Protection (Against Online Harm) Rules, 2020’

ISLAMABAD: The government has expressed its willingness to review the controversial "Citizen Protection (Against Online Harm) Rules, 2020", but wants foreign social media giants to...

Government to review ‘Citizens Protection (Against Online Harm) Rules, 2020’

ISLAMABAD: The government has expressed its willingness to review the controversial "Citizen Protection (Against Online Harm) Rules, 2020", but wants foreign social media giants to...

Citizen Protection (Against Online Harm) Rules 2020: Government is all set to open broad-based consultation

ISLAMABAD: The government is all set to open formal broad-based consultation on the controversial "Citizen Protection (Against Online Harm) Rules 2020", following massive backlash from...

Students demand waiver of semester fee in protest outside HEC

ISLAMABAD: A large number of university students from across the country gathered outside the office of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) here on Wednesday demanding...

Ministry yet to initiate work on IT Park in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication has yet to initiate work on IT Park in Islamabad -approved in 2013, and was supposed to...

ITeS export remittances surge to $1.003bn during July-April

ISLAMABAD: The IT and IT-enabled Services (ITeS) export remittances comprising computer services and call center services have surged to $1.003 billion at a growth rate...

Illegal sale of SIMs: PTA slaps Rs 100 million fine on leading cellular firm

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has imposed a huge fine of Rs100 million on a leading cellular company for contraventions and non-compliance of regulatory laws...

All-time high 2,801 cases and 57 deaths registered in 24 hours: Mirza

Pakistan Friday reported a record 2,801 cases and 57 deaths as the total cases of Covid-19 crossed 64,000, according to Special Assistant to the Prime...

Tax base, other areas need attention: ADB

Pakistan has been experiencing fiscal and current account deficits, and continued efforts toward fiscal consolidation will be the key to sustaining improvements in macroeconomic stability,...

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