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E-Banking Transactions in Pakistan Grow by 16% in 2016

The use of e-banking channels has ​​witnessed healthy trend in Pakistan’s banking industry with rising awareness and utility of the consumers as evident from increase of e-banking transactions by 16% in volume and 4% in value in the financial year 2015-16. According to State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), the real-time Online Banking transactions also rose 135.4 million by volume and Rs. ...

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Automatic Traffic Challans through E-Ticketing System for Lahore

Gone are the days where you could outrun or bribe the traffic police officer to get out of a sticky situation. The traffic police officers are now being replaced by CCTV cameras in Lahore to monitor the traffic violations and generate an automate challan, which will be sent to the culprit’s doorsteps. Lahore is one of the most densely populated ...

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Case Flow Management System to go live in Lahore High Court soon

Punjab Chief Minister’s IT advisor Umar Saif announced that Case Flow Management System (CFMS) of Lahore High Court (LHC) will go live in a month or so. Chairman of Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), Dr. Umar Saif was speaking on the occasion of 150th anniversary conference of LHC held at Aiwan-e-Iqbal. He said that a proper CFMS will benefit the ...

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Here is How to File Complaint Against a Cyber Crime in Pakistan

With Cyber Crime Bill getting all mandatory approvals from lower and upper houses, cyber crimes in Pakistan are not going to go unchecked anymore. If your Facebook page is hacked, or if someone has posted your pictures without your consent, or even if you think someone is spreading hatred online, you can simply go ahead and report such cyber crimes to ...

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Pakistan Railway made Rs. 100 million through eticketing

Pakistan Railway (PR) Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique announced that national railway department has earned Rs. 100 million in a period of two months by selling etickets. About 8500 tickets were sold through mobile accounts, credit cards and UBL Omni, according to PR sources. Most of the tickets were booked by the people from remote areas. Minister congratulated railway department and ...

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KPK Plans to Establish 1,300 IT Labs

The Minister for Elementary and Secondary Education in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Muhammad Atif Khan, says that the provincial government plans to establish 1300 IT labs in the province until the next elections. He said that Information Technology has played an important role in development of the country. The KP government is taking measures to ensure its spread across the ...

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3 startups grab up to $100,000 each at Karandaaz Pakistan Fintech Disrupt Challenge 2016

Karandaaz Pakistan, a non profit organization working for financial inclusion of individuals and small businesses, yesterday, organized its first ever Fintech Disrupt Challenge. The competition encouraged startups to tackle financial challenges by presenting products and services specifically relating to the domains of payments, financing, insurance, savings, and investments. 28 startups presented their products in an elevator pitch style within 2 ...

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Japan to Establish University in Pakistan in 2017

Aside from the plethora of car companies and electronics from Japan flooding the market here,Japan is collaborating with Pakistan on various socio-economic initiatives. Reports are that Japan is going to establish National University of Technology and Skills Development in Pakistan in 2017, in an effort to strengten the educational sector in Pakistan and solidify Pak-Japan cultural ties. The cost of ...

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International Forensic Biometric Standard Still at ‘Step Zero,’ Says American Expert

A Dutch team said last week that they were developing “worldwide standards to validate evidentiary value methods” which would standardize the way forensic scientists compare and contrast information across borders, and between investigations and agencies. But the international consensus is going to be a very complex and exacting process involving many voices from many nations, said one of the Americans ...

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