Monthly Archives: September 2020

Govt Plans to Conduct a Coronavirus Impact Survey Soon

The government has decided to conduct a special survey for evaluating the impact of the COVID-19 on the well-being of the people as the economy was affected by the pandemic. According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), Pakistan is currently trying to cope with this global challenge, however, it seems that the economy of

Govt is Spending $10 Billion on Debt Payments: Ministry of Finance

The federal cabinet has been informed by the Ministry of Finance (MoF) that the present government is spending around $10 billion per annum for debt repayment compared to around $5.5 billion paid by the previous government. The cabinet, which met with Prime Minister Imran Khan heading it, was given a detailed briefing about the country’s

NED Students and NCCPL Develop AI-Based Software for Cyber Security of Financial Systems

Students of the National Center for Cyber Security (NCCS) at the NED University of Science and Technology, Karachi, in collaboration with the National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited (NCCPL) have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) based cybersecurity software which accurately detects dubious activities and averts breaches in financial systems. Named “Security and Threat Intelligence Platform,”

ADB to provide loan of $300mn for Third Capital Market Dev Program

Asian Development Bank will provide a loan 300 million dollars for Third Capital Market Development Program in Pakistan. Minister for Economic Affairs Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar witnessed the loan signing ceremony in Islamabad today (Wednesday). Third Capital Market Development Program will facilitate the design and implementation of reforms that are necessary to create an enabling environment

Govt reduces price of High Speed Diesel by Rs 2.40 per litre

The government has reduced the price of High Speed Diesel by 2.40 rupees per litre. According to a notification issued by the Prime Minister office, there will be no increase in the price of Petrol for next fifteen days.   Source: Radio Pakistan

Ivanti, Backed by Clearlake Capital and TA Associates, Announces Strategic Acquisitions of MobileIron and Pulse Secure to Further Automate and Secure Endpoints

Transformational acquisitions of enterprise mobile management and zero trust security software companies establish Ivanti as a market-leading platform in unified endpoint management, zero trust security, and enterprise service management software solutions SINGAPORE, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ivanti, Inc. (“Ivanti”), which automates IT and Security Operations to discover, manage, secure and service from cloud to […]