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Thursday, October 28th, 2021


Jazz invests Rs 9.54 bln, 4G population coverage crosses 65% mark

ISLAMABAD, Oct 28 : During the third quarter of 2021, Jazz invested Rs 9.54 billion maintaining its strategic focus on 4G and digital services. Jazz’s 4G user base reached 33.8 million with population coverage of its 4G network crossed 65%, while its total customer base grew by 11.2% Year to Year reached 71.4 million. Aamir Ibrahim, CEO of Jazz, said, “We are constantly delivering on our ‘4G for all’ ambition to support a robust and inclusive digital ecosystem. The rise in the adoption of digital tools is quite encouraging, includingRead More

Kirsten favourite to become Pakistan’s head coach

LAHORE , OCT 28 : Former South Africa batter Gary Kirsten has emerged as the strongest candidate for the position of Pakistan’s head coach. According to reports, Kirsten along side former Australia batter Simon Katich and former England cricketer Peter Moores are also in line for the position. Last month, just before the ICC T20 World Cup, the head coach Misbah ul Haq and bowling coach Waqar Younis had stepped down from their respective posts. The newly-appointed Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ramiz Raja did not have much praise for theRead More

Meeting of Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee held

RAWALPINDI , OCT 28 : To discuss Defence and Security environment, a meeting of the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) and all Service Chiefs was held at Joint Staff Headquarters (JSHQ) today. General Nadeem Raza, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee presided over the meeting, which was attended by General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff, Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi, Chief of Naval Staff, Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmad Babar Sidhu, Chief of Air Staff. The participants discussed a range of security related issues, including fast-pacedRead More

Strengthening cultural ethos helps nation progress, says Zubaida Jalal Khan

ISLAMABAD, October 28: Pakistan is adorned with a multiethnic, multicultural, multilingual and multi-religious society, where people of all folkloric cultures, languages, religious and social groups belonging to different provinces are living together, said Zubaida Jalal Khan, the Federal Minister for Defence Production. There are 97 percent Muslims of different sects and the remaining three percent belonging to other religions, like Christians, Hindus, Sikhs, Parsis and others. It means that though we belong to different castes, religions and regions and speak different languages we recognize the fact that we are allRead More

Pakistan have ‘mindset of T20 champions’, says coach Saqlain

DUBAI . OCT 28 : Pakistan’s interim head coach Saqlain Mushtaq declared that his team have “the mindset of champions” as they play Afghanistan in the Twenty20 World Cup in Dubai on Friday. The 2009 champions thumped arch-rivals India by 10 wickets in their opening match followed by a nervy five-wicket win over New Zealand, making them well placed for the semi-finals. “We are playing with the mindset of world champions,” Saqlain said on Thursday. “The two wins have given us the confidence and belief to achieve that goal.” SaqlainRead More

Indonesian Embassy pays tribute to Pakistani Businessmen

Staff Report Islamabad, 28 Oct 2021 : The Indonesian Embassy in Islamabad held an “Appreciation Night”to pay tribute to the business community and friends of Indonesia and ASEAN in recognition of their meritorious contribution and collaboration with the Indonesian Embassyin enhancing bilateral cooperation, especially in the domain of trade and investment. The event was yet another activity being ¬organized by the Embassy in commemoration of the 76th Indonesian Independence Day and the 54th Anniversary of the ASEAN. Federal Secretary of Commerce Muhamad Sualeh A. Farauqui was the chief guest onRead More