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Zong 4G hits more than 6 million 4G subscribers

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- With more than 6 million active subscribers, Zong 4G has successfully reached a new milestone of 6 million 4G subscribers. Through unrelenting focus on the customer needs, Zong 4G has continued to build its network and services to address the needs of customers, hence creating a unique blend between affordability and seamless connectivity.

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Gwadar port to become profitable entity within two years: Minister

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Minister of State for Maritime Affairs Jaffar Iqbal on Wednesday said that Gwadar port is in the development phase and it will become a profitable entity in the next two to three years. Reply to a query during National Assembly session, he said that modern machinery has been placed at the port to load

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Ufone Balochistan Cup’s Second edition kicks off

QUETTA (Sarzameen News)- Balochistan’s favourite brand Ufoneis bringing back the second edition of the Balochistan Football Cup from Tuesday. The championship signifies the company’s commitment in promoting sports and engaging the youth in healthy activities. This year the event will take place in six cities, including Quetta, Pishin, Khuzdar, Chaman, Loralai and Noshki. Last year the championship was

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AIOU sets record producing trained teachers, figures goes in millions

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) got singular distinction producing largest number of trained teachers in the country. According to the University’s Faculty of education, these number goes in millions, mostly are females. Approximately, 70 percent trained teachers in the country are educated from the AIOU. These included those who got either basic teacher

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Jazz wins at Global Diversity & Inclusion Benchmarks Conference 2018

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Jazz, country’s number one digital company, was awarded the Diversity & Inclusion Award at this year’s Global Diversity & Inclusion Benchmarks Conference (GDIC). The award was in recognition of the Telco’s contribution to uplifting education for females under its ‘Jazz Smart School’(JSS) program. Syed Ali Naseer, Chief C&RA – Jazz described this award

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Engro Corporation’s PAT from continuing operations grows 26%

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan’s premier conglomerate, Engro Corporation (PSX: ENGRO) announced its financial results yesterday for the year 2017 at a meeting held at its headquarters in Karachi. The company posted a consolidated profit-after-tax of PKR 16,290 million compared to PKR 12,912 million (excluding one-off capital gain on Engro Foods disposal). The underlying businesses performed strongly

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Cellular companies depositing withholding taxes in national exchequer: Finance Minister

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk)- Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan on Wednesday said that the cellular/mobile phone companies (Telcos) are collecting withholding taxes from their subscribers, and depositing the same on weekly basis in the National Exchequer. Speaking in the Senate during question hour, the minister said that the government

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Rs. 200 million approved for SCPA

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Sindh Child Protection Authority (SCPA) approved Rs. 200 million budget for the year 2017-18 in its 7th meeting held here under its chairperson /Advisor to Chief Minister Sindh for Social welfare Shamim Mumtaz on Tuesday at committee room of Sindh Assembly building. Secretary Social Welfare Alia Shahid, DG SCPA  Hafeezullah Abbasi, Madadgar helpline

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PTCL signs Fiber Leasing Agreement for 3rd consecutive year with Telenor Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited (PTCL) and Telenor Pakistan (TP), for the third consecutive year have entered into a fiber leasing agreement, under which PTCL will deliver fiber footprint to Telenor Pakistan. Prior to this agreement, PTCL and Telenor have successfully signed and executed two back to back fiber leasing agreement in 2016 and

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Two lawyers shot dead in firing in Lahore sessions court

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Two lawyers were shot dead by another lawyer following a clash between them at Lahore sessions court on Tuesday. According to details, the lawyers engaged into a fight over a longstanding property dispute. One of them resorted to firing and killed two others. The suspect identified as Kashif Rajput was immediately taken into

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