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Explanation Sought From Government Over Rules of Autonomous Bodies

Explanation Sought From Government Over Rules of Autonomous Bodies

This Monday PAC (Public Accounts Committee) objected to the independence given to different autonomous organizations against the rules of Ministry of Finance. PAC directed the Cabinet to resolve this matter. During the last 10 years, a special committee was formed of PAC-III which was given orders to give more autonomy to regulatory or the independent […]

August 9, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Telecom Sector Fund of Rs. 45 Billion to go to BISP?

Telecom Sector Fund of Rs. 45 Billion to go to BISP?

Telecom Market has been over taken by a Rumor that Telecom Act 1996 was being amended and funds of Telecom sector will go to Benazir Income Support Program (BISP). According to a report by The News, Finance Ministry has decided to transfer Rs. 45 Billion of Telecom Fund to account of Federal Government. Sources said that […]

July 25, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Khosa Accused Top Bureaucrats of The Ministry For Corruption

Khosa Accused Top Bureaucrats of The Ministry For Corruption

The ongoing controversy between the top bureaucrats of the Ministry of Information Technology and PM Adviser on Information Technology Sardar Latif Khosa took a new turn when the latter accused the top bureaucrats of the ministry of corruption. In a letter accompanying his resignation, which he sent to President Asif Ali Zaradri, Sardar Latif Khosa […]

July 23, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More
New IT Policy Expected Within Two Months

New IT Policy Expected Within Two Months

The government would announce new Information Technology Policy within two months, envisaging an active participation of the private sector for bringing about technological revolution in the country.

“The role of the government would be that of a facilitator and promoter of the IT sector and it is considering to bring private sector into the mainstream as the main driving force for growth,” Secretary IT Naquibullah Malik said on Friday.

August 21, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
India Said No To Telenor To Hire Pakistani Employees

India Said No To Telenor To Hire Pakistani Employees

NEW DELHI: The home ministry is set to give security clearance to Norwegian telecom firm Telenor to hike its shareholding in Unitech Wireless, by up to 74%, on the condition that none of the staff who have worked in Telenor Pakistan 100% owned by the Telenor group are employed here.

July 30, 2009 | By | 3 Replies More

PTA to provide free software to educational institutions

Islamabad: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has started a project  named SMS-based Information System for educational institutions,  to equip them with an interactive mobile application for broadcasting important information to students and their guardians on their mobile phones. It is a system of sending SMS by using computer software developed by PTA. It has been noted […]

July 28, 2009 | By | Reply More