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Italy’s antitrust regulator fines Google, Apple over data use

Italy's antitrust regulator has fined Alphabet's Google (GOOGL.O) and iPhone maker Apple (AAPL.O) 10 million euros ($11.2 million) each for "aggressive practices" linked to the commercial use of user data. According  to  Reuters The authority said in statement the two tech groups did not provide "clear and immediate information" on how they collect and use the data of those who...

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Italy’s antitrust regulator fines Google, Apple over data use

Italy's antitrust regulator has fined Alphabet's Google (GOOGL.O) and iPhone maker Apple (AAPL.O) 10 million euros ($11.2 million) each for "aggressive practices" linked to the commercial use of user data. According  to  Reuters The authority said in statement the two tech groups did not provide "clear and immediate information" on how they collect and use the data of those who...

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Dollar hits new high of Rs 176.40 in interbank market

Dollar at interbank has been increased by 48 paisa to close at Rs175.46 today (Friday). Sources told that dollar at open market has crossed Rs176 level after a rise of Re1. It is to be mentioned here that dollar had earlier closed at record high of 175.73 at interbank on November 12. Earlier, US Dollar (USD) had closed at Rs174.98...

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President Vladimir Putin

Putin fires Russian prison chief after torture scandal

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired the head of Russia's prison service, weeks after the emergence of leaked videos that appeared to show prisoners being tortured and sexually assaulted. According to Reuters Alexander Kalashnikov was dismissed with immediate effect, according to a terse decree published on the Kremlin's website. Arkady Gostev, a deputy interior minister, was appointed as his replacement....

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Afghan girl from famous cover portrait is evacuated to Italy

National Geographic magazine’s famed green-eyed “Afghan Girl” has arrived in Italy as part of the West’s evacuation of Afghans following the Taliban takeover of the country, the Italian government said Thursday. According  to  AP  report The office of Premier Mario Draghi said Italy organized the evacuation of Sharbat Gulla after she asked to be helped to leave the country. The...

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Nasla Tower

SC expresses concerns over demolishing Nasla Tower from ground level

Supreme Court (SC) on Friday has conducted hearing on a case pertaining to demolish illegally constructed Nasla Tower in Karachi. During the proceedings, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Gulzar Ahmed expressed resentment over razing the building from ground level and asked, “Who will be responsible if any untoward incident occurs?” Responding to the apex judge, Karachi commissioner informed that it’s...

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Prime Minister Imran Khan

PM emphasizes enhancing economic relations b/w Pakistan, Uzbekistan

Prime Minister Imran Khan has underscored the need for enhancing bilateral economic relations between Pakistan and Uzbekistan through early conclusion of a Preferential Trade Agreement. In a telephonic conversation with Uzbekistan's President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, he underlined the importance of realizing full potential in diverse areas to achieve common goals and objectives. He also reiterated Pakistan's strong commitment to timely completion...

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Cold, dry weather expected in most parts of the country

Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country during the next twelve hours. However, smog and shallow fog is likely to prevail in plain areas of Punjab. Temperature of some major cities recorded this morning: Islamabad seven degree centigrade, Lahore twelve, Karachi nineteen, Peshawar eight, Quetta one, Gilgit minus one and Murree and Muzaffarabad five...

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Saudi Arabia to allow quarantine-free entry for passengers from India, Pakistan

Saudi Arabia will soon allow passengers from six countries to directly enter the Kingdom. #وزارة_الداخلية : السماح بالقدوم المباشر إلى المملكة من (إندونيسيا، باكستان، البرازيل، فيتنام، مصر، الهند)، دون الحاجة إلى قضاء (14) يوماً خارجها، على أن يتم تطبيق الحجر الصحي المؤسسي عليهم 5 أيام، بغض النظر عن حالة تحصينهم خارج المملكة، وذلك بدء من الأربعاء القادم.#واس_عام pic.twitter.com/Dq8IepFSX6 — واس...

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South African scientists detect new virus variant amid spike

A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern because of its high number of mutations and rapid spread among young people in Gauteng, the country's most populous province, Health Minister Joe Phaahla announced Thursday. According to AP  report The coronavirus evolves as it spreads and many new variants, including those with worrying...

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New study finds India’s indigenous COVID-19 vaccine only 50pc effective

India’s homegrown COVID-19 vaccine is only 50 percent effective against symptomatic infections during the peak of the country’s deadly second wave, according to new research. According to APP The new data analysed over 1,000 COVID-19 cases with a test-negative control case group, matching by age and gender, according to the study here which was published in the Lancet Infectious Diseases...

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Shaukat Tarin

Shaukat Tarin reaffirms govt’s full support to investors, business community

Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Shaukat Tarin has reaffirmed government's full support and facilitation to investors and business community. He was talking to a delegation of Citibank Pakistan led by its President and Country Director for Pakistan Ahmed Bozai in Islamabad on Thursday. The adviser appreciated the contribution of Citibank in strengthening the business and economic activities of...

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Latest Pakistan News

PCB announces 12-member squad for 1st Test match against Bangladesh

Pakistan Cricket Board has announced 12-member squad for the first Test match against Bangladesh. Team will be led by skipper Babar Azam. The First Test of Two match series between Pakistan and Bangladesh will start from Friday in Chittagong. The match will start at 9.00 am Pakistan standard Time. Meanwhile, addressing a press conference, Babar Azam said our team is...

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Int’l day for elimination of violence against women being observed today

International day for the elimination of violence against women is being observed on Thursday. Theme of the Day this year is Orange the World: End Violence against Women Now. Meanwhile, in his message on the day, the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said violence against women and girls continues to be the most pervasive and pressing human rights issue in...

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Latest World News

UN chief calls for immediate end to fighting in Ethiopia

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres called for an end to fighting in Ethiopia while in Colombia's capital Bogota on Wednesday, urging Ethiopian leaders to follow the Andean country's example of peace. According  to  Reuters  Guterres, who was visiting Colombia to mark the five-year anniversary of the peace deal between the government and the demobilized leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of...

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Latest Pakistan News

Pakistan has huge potential for e-commerce: PM Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan says Pakistan offers huge potential for e-commerce that will generate employment opportunities and help in economic growth. Talking to Group CEO of Daraz Bjarke Mikelsen in Islamabad, he said e-commerce is vital for employment generation and economic growth. The Prime Minister said the government is providing full support to foreign investors under the Ease-of-doing-Business policy. The...

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Humanitarian assistance: US says it will resume talks with Afghan Taliban next week

The United States Wednesday said that it will resume talks with the Afghan Taliban next week in Qatar to address, among other issues, the fight against terrorism and the humanitarian crisis in the country. According  to  AFP The American delegation will be led by the US special representative for Afghanistan, Tom West, for the planned two weeks of discussions, State...

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