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Chinese trying to sell ‘obsolete’ DVB tech to Pakistan

According to the studies on the DVB-T, India, Afghanistan, And Indian Occupied Kashmir all are on DVB-T technology and if PTV adopts DTMB technology then Pakistan will be limiting it’s terrestrial beam to within the confines of Pakistani territory and will not be viewed outside Pakistan Special Report ISLAMABAD: The Chinese are trying to sell to Pakistan Digital Terrestrial Multimedia Broadcast (DTMB) technology, which is almost ‘obsolete’ and will not benefit Pakistani official TV channel PTV, in any case. Government has some big plans for the digitalization of national broadcasterRead More

PN Ship Saif visits port Djibouti

ISLAMABAD, JUN 6 (DNA) – Pakistan Navy Ship SAIF visited port Djibouti during deployment on Regional Maritime Security Patrol. Upon arrival, at port of Djibouti, PN Ship was extended warm welcome and was received by officials from Djibouti Navy and Honorary Consul of Pakistan at Djibouti Mr Imran Muhammad Ilyas. PNS SAIF is presently on deployment at North Arabian Sea & Gulf of Aden and is contributing towards international efforts to ensure maritime security in the region. During the port stay, Commanding Officer of PNS SAIF called on President ofRead More

Federal govt to promote grade 1-4, 6-7 students without exams

ISLAMABAD, JUN 6 (DNA) – Students of federal government schools from grade one to four will be promoted without exams, the federal education ministry said on Sunday. Grade six and seven students will not have to sit exams either. Students of fifth and eight grade will have to sit exams. Those who don’t have to appear in exams will be promoted on the basis of their past year’s results. The ministry said that 90% of the students appeared in exams last year and their results will determine who will beRead More

ICCI demands fixed tax regime for traders in next budget

ISLAMABAD, JUN 6 (DNA) – Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry has called upon the government to introduce a fixed tax regime for traders in the upcoming budget and end the condition of CNIC for them on sale that would help in promoting documented economy and increasing the tax revenue of the country. He said that the retail sector was making around 20 percent contribution to GDP and introducing a fixed tax regime for it would be a great initiative to broaden the tax baseRead More

NATO chief Stoltenberg warns Russia and Belarus against threatening allies

NATO‘s head has warned Russia and Belarus against threatening the alliance’s allies, following the forced landing of a passenger plane within the EU by Belarusian authorities, in comments published on Sunday. “We are of course ready, in an emergency, to protect and defend any ally against any kind of threat coming from Minsk and Moscow,” NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told the Welt am Sonntag newspaper. “We are vigilant and we are following what is happening in Belarus very closely,” he said. Belarus is becoming “more and more dependent” on Russia, he added. Stoltenberg said NATO was seriously concerned about the closer cooperation between Moscow andRead More

APC chief Thomas Haldenwang warns of increased Russian activity in Germany

MOSCOW – Russia is as active in Germany as it was during the Cold War, according to Berlin’s head of domestic intelligence, who said Moscow has considerably increased its level of activity. Russia has a “very complex intelligence interest in Germany in almost all policy areas,” said Thomas Haldenwang, who leads the Agency for the Protection of the Constitution, as the domestic intelligence agency is known. “The methods are becoming rougher and the means more brutal,” he said in comments published by Welt am Sonntag newspaper on Sunday. He cited the murder of a Georgian man in Berlin in 2019,Read More