Israel Gives Intel Its Biggest Grant Ever Amid Hamas War

Israel has granted Intel approval for a substantial $3.2 billion grant to establish a chip plant in southern Israel.  This decision is unrelated to the ongoing tensions with Hamas and is aimed at enhancing the global supply chain’s resilience.  Intel plans similar manufacturing expansions in Europe and the United States. The $3.2 billion grant represents … Read more

Protection of Pakistan’s Cyberspace Under PECA Act Very Important: IT Minister

Caretaker IT Minister, Dr. Umar Saif, highlighted the paramount importance of safeguarding Pakistan’s cyberspace under the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act (PECA) during his address at the prize distribution ceremony of the Digital Pakistan Cybersecurity Hackathon 2023 in Islamabad. Dr. Umar Saif emphasized the responsibilities of addressing cybercrime, online transactions, cyberbullying, data protection, and the … Read more

NOC Extension Denied for Pakistani Cricketers in Big Bash League

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has declined the extension request for the No Objection Certificate (NOC) for Pakistani cricketers participating in the ongoing Big Bash League (BBL) Season 13. Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan, and Usama Mir sought permission from the PCB for an extension to play two additional matches in the BBL.  Their request for … Read more

Software Development Vs. Off-the-Shelf Software: Which is Right for Your Business?

Deciding between custom software development and off-the-shelf solutions for your business is akin to choosing between a tailor-made suit and an off-the-rack ensemble. Let’s unravel this decision-making puzzle to determine which option aligns best with your business needs. Custom Software Development Custom software development involves crafting software tailored to meet the specific requirements of a … Read more

The Perfect Spots to Enjoy New Year’s Fireworks in Pakistan

As the world ushers in the New Year, Pakistan joins the global celebration with vibrant fireworks lighting up cities, fostering unity, and spreading joy among the people. Here is a compilation of popular spots in major cities where you can enjoy spectacular fireworks shows with your family. Islamabad: Giga Mall Islamabad: Eiffel Tower Bahria Town … Read more

FBR Asked to Stop Sending Notices to Dead Citizens

The Pakistan Tax Bar Association (PTBA) has urged the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to enhance its system to prevent the issuance of notices to deceased individuals during the ongoing crackdown on non-filers of income tax returns. Recently, the FBR introduced a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the deregistration of National Tax Numbers (NTNs) and … Read more

India Announces Tennis Squad to Visit Pakistan for Davis Cup

The All India Tennis Association (AITA) has unveiled the roster for its touring squad set to participate in the Group I Davis Cup tie against Pakistan at the Pakistan Sports Complex in Islamabad on February 3-4, 2024. In response, President of the Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF), Salim Saifullah Khan, revealed the lineup for the Pakistan … Read more

Indonesia Launches 5-Year Multiple Entry Visa

Indonesia has unveiled a groundbreaking visa policy, introducing 5-year Multiple Entry visas (D1 and D2) to enhance travel convenience for foreigners engaging in business and tourism within the country. Silmy Karim, the Director General of Immigration, expressed optimism about the positive impact of this new initiative, stating that it offers convenience for foreigners with high … Read more

Maxwell Makes Fun of Haris Rauf and Fast Bowlers During Big Bash League Match

In a recent Big Bash League (BBL) match, Melbourne Stars’ captain, Glenn Maxwell, showcased his humorous side while being mic’d up during the game against Sydney Thunder on December 23, 2023. Maxwell’s banter with the commentators, particularly former fast bowler Brett Lee, revealed his playful take on the game. When Pakistani fast bowler Haris Rauf … Read more