Author: Osama Tabasam

Five most significant archaeological sites in Pakistan featuring fascinating history

There are many archaeological sites in Pakistan listed in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Pakistan has been privileged to acquire the remnants of thousands of years of ancient civilization, culture, and living patterns. These five most important archaeological sites in Pakistan, given below, will give you an overview of the world’s archaeological heritage.

Pak-China to set up global media platform to combat 5th generation warfare

Islamabad and Beijing plan to form a global media platform similar to Al-Jazeera and Russia’s RT, with international journalists and ‌backed‌ ‌by‌ ‌Chinese‌ funding. A plan is under development by China and Pakistan to create a television channel and a media organization with the aim of gaining “information dominance”. Consequently, providing a different perspective from Western ‌media‌ ‌narratives.

Internet Outages hits some of world’s biggest websites

On Tuesday morning, several major worldwide websites crashed including Amazon, Reddit, the UK government website, and many news sites. Moreover, the problem occurred after the content-delivery network Fastly Inc. went down. The online service Downdetector, which analyzes reports of crashed websites, has observed an unusual increase in reports.

Punjab University ranks among world’s top 1000 universities

Punjab University has once again been named among the world’s top 1000 universities. According to the QS World University Rankings, more than 1,000 universities across the globe were evaluated based on their performance. PU’s vice-chancellor said that the university jumped 39 positions in Asia in the past two years. The university now ranks 801 out of 1000 universities worldwide.

Four members of Pakistani Muslim family killed in premeditated attack in Canada

In a “premeditated attack” in Ontario, a 20-year-old pickup driver struck and killed four members of the Muslim family. However, the suspect, wearing an armor-like vest, fled the scene after the attack. Consequently, Detective said that the suspect was arrested 7 kilometers from the area where it happened in London, Ontario.

Elderly woman dies after security guard performs surgery at Lahore’s Mayo Hospital

On Monday, police reported that a woman died following surgery performed by an ex-security guard Lahore’s Mayo Hospital, posing as a doctor. Muhammad Waheed Butt attempted to treat her back wound two weeks after Shameema Begum, died at a public hospital. In addition to the operation, Begum’s family also paid for two further home visits to dress her wound.

Pakistan meat exports grow by 100% in a decade

Pakistan meat exports are steadily expanding in terms of quantity and quality. According to the reports, Pakistan’s meat export grow by 100 percent in a decade. Meat exports from Pakistan have doubled from $152.4 million in FY11 to $304.2 million in FY20. The meat exports include raw and frozen beef, lamb, mutton, and chicken.

Chinese government plans to launch 6G technology by 2030

Chinese company expects its new 6G technology to be on the market by about 2030. 6G technology could provide peak speeds that are up to ten times higher than 5G speed. GlobalTimes reports that the official documentation provides a clear path forward for 6G research and development, as well as setting a benchmark for the entire industry.

Pakistan ranks third in government support to small and medium enterprises

The government of Pakistan ranks third in providing support to small and medium enterprises to mitigate the impact of Covid-19. SMEDA, Asian Development Bank Institute, and Asian Productivity Organisation conducted a survey online on “Impact of Covid-19 on SMEs” that found the majority of SMEs in Pakistan was experiencing cash flow (82%), followed by raw material (65%) shortage.

Chinese enterprise offers massive investment to‌ ‌Pakistan’s‌ ‌livestock‌ ‌and‌ ‌dairy‌ ‌sectors

Royal Group Co Ltd, Chinese dairy industry and buffalo milk production enterprise intends to invest $500 million initially in Pakistan’s livestock‌ ‌and‌ ‌dairy‌ ‌sectors. Moreover, a delegation of eight Royal Group Co Ltd. representatives, led by Royal Group President Chen Yi, met with the Additional Secretary of the Board of Investment, Mukarram Ansari to discuss investment opportunities in the livestock‌ ‌and‌ ‌dairy‌ ‌sectors.