SAMSUNG Joins Hands with Lucky Group to Manufacture Smartphones in Pakistan

KARACHI: Samsung, the world’s largest smartphone company, has recently announced a joint venture with Lucky Motor Corporation (LMC), a subsidiary of Lucky Cement Limited, to manufacture the smartphones in Pakistan. The automobile giant has also entered into an agreement with Electronics pioneer for the production of mobile phones at its automobile plant at Bin Qasim Industrial Park, Special Economic Zone,

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Pakistan gets its first locally made Electric Bike which covers 60-100 kms in a single charge

ISLAMABAD: In another move towards electrifying the country’s automobile industry, Pakistan rolled out the first locally-made electric motorbikes under EV policy. Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday launched the eco-friendly two-wheelers in a ceremony held today in the federal capital. Speaking at the launching ceremony at Prime Minister House, the premier while reiterating the battle against severe climate change said the

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Pakistan bans TikTok for the third time citing morals

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan slapped a third ban on the Chinese video-sharing application TikTok- three months after it had been restored following two continuous bans over immoral and obscene content. This time, the Sindh High Court ordered the ban which will be applicable till at least July 8 – the next date of hearing. The ruling came during a hearing, where

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Pakistani Game Developer Mariam Nusrat Lands Spot on Forbes ‘Next 1000 List’

NEW YORK: A Pakistani woman, Mariam Nusrat, who established GRID a Gaming Revolution for International Development, has earned her spot on the Forbes Next 1000 list. Maryam, 34, who founded GRID to raise awareness, trigger social dialogue, and inspire behavior change with digital games in development interventions has made it to the prestigious ‘Forbes Next 1000 List’ which celebrates the

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‘911’ – Pakistan’s first national emergency helpline ‘all set for launch on July 25’

LAHORE – Pakistan is all set to roll out a national emergency helpline, akin to the United States 911, which Prime Minister Imran Khan will likely inaugurate on July 25. The concept of the ‘one dedicated helpline’ aimed to merge all emergency service numbers into one. Reports in local media quoting sources cited that the project was proposed by Prime

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‘Twitter Blue’ – $3 monthly subscription service launched that allows users to ‘undo tweets’

SAN FRANCISCO: American social networking platform Twitter launched a monthly subscription service ‘Twitter Blue’ that will cost $2.99 a month and lets users undo tweets, organize tweets in folders and modify colors in the application. The service is initially launched in Canada and Australia where the users need to pay CA$3.49 and AU$4.49 a month respectively. The social giant released

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‘PakVac’ – Pakistan develops single dose homemade Covid jab to vaccinate all adults

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday rolled out its single-dose homemade Covid-19 vaccine named ‘PakVac’ which was produced with the help of all-weather friend China in a bid to vaccinate all eligible individuals. The PakVac vaccine showed promising results as the efficacy at preventing symptomatic cases stood at around 75 percent. Chinese state-owned pharmaceutical company Cansino helped the Pakistani nerve center on

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Pakistan installs first reverse vending machine to turn ‘trash into cash’

ISLAMABAD – Amid the rhetoric of Clean and Green Pakistan, the federal government has unveiled the country’s first reverse vending machines for smart waste management. Environmentalist and Prime Minister’s aide on Climate Change Malik Amin Saturday inaugurated the first reverse vending machine at the Jinnah Super Market of the federal capital. The ‘On the Go’ initiative by the incumbent government

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Tesla reveals Roadster with SpaceX package that goes from 0-to-60 mph in 1.1 seconds – the Quickest Ever

CALIFORNIA – American electric vehicle company Tesla reveals startling numbers for its upcoming electric vehicle Roadster which would be able to hit 0-to-60 mph in whopping 1.1 seconds when loaded with the SpaceX package. Roadster second generation, which is expected to arrive in the year 2022, is on display at the Petersen Automotive Museum and the prototype figures mentioned on

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Detect over 288 skin conditions with Google’s new AI tool

CALIFORNIA: Amid the latest technologies in medical imaging, a recently launched Intelligence tool from the search engine Google can identify nearly 288 skin diseases using a mobile phone camera and then recommends the patient for treatment. The ‘dermatology assist tool’ is an AI-powered dermatology assist tool that cannot substitute a dermatologist however it helps the person understanding diseases related to

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