The Centre for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) at IBA and RINSTRA sign MoU to build capacity for digital storytelling.

The Centre for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) and RINSTRA Technologies Pvt. Ltd. signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together to build students’ digital storytelling skills. This agreement will enable digital skills through interactive workshops, seminars, and courses, with RINSTRA providing its state-of-the-art platform for digital docu-film festivals and theme-based video competitions.… Continue

APCMA releases cement dispatches data for Feb 21

Pakistan’s cement sector posted growth of 1.98 percent in February 2021 as compared to February 2020. Total Cement dispatches during February 2021 were 4.577 million tons against 4.489 Million Tons dispatched during the same month of last fiscal year.

According to the data released by All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA), local cement dispatches in the month of February 2021 showed a nominal increase compared to February 2020.… Continue

TPL Insurance partners with health solutions – the World’s 1st App Hospital

TPL Insurance, Pakistan’s first direct insurance Company, has entered into a strategic partnership with Health Solutions, the world’s first Mobile App providing complete tele-health solutions to people from the comfort of their homes.

Following the partnership, the two Companies will offer Personal Accidental Insurance to retail customers at an economical premium of Rs.… Continue

PTCL introduces Balochi language on its automated customer service

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has introduced Balochi Language in its Customer Support Services through its automated helpline 1218.

The deployment of the Balochi Language is testament to PTCL’s commitment to serve its customers in their local dialects across Pakistan. Recently, PTCL had also introduced Sindhi language customer support in their service portfolio to serve its customers more effectively.… Continue

PSX market bounced back today

· Market bounced back today prior to the Senate elections, which hold importance for the incumbent government. Post announcement of majority of the financial results for the outgoing quarter, Investors have been booking profits on long held positions. However, prospects of release of Funds on account of circular debt resolution prompted investors to take positions in energy chain (O&GMCs and Power).… Continue

Philip Morris (Pakistan) wins two awards at NFEH CSR Awards 2021

Championing Corporate Social Responsibility, Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited (PMPKL) has been recognized at the National Forum for Environment and Health (NFEH) 13th Annual CSR Award 2021. PMPKL was declared as the winner for awards in two categories: “Employee Volunteerism” and “Waste Management/Recycling” during a ceremony held in Islamabad.… Continue

Ilma climbs higher as it signs an MoU with PIA

ILMA University accomplishes yet another winning milestone as it signs a significant MoU with PIA. This is indeed an impressive feat that the University has achieved as it steps into the aviation industry to diversify higher education prospects under the wings of one of the giants, PIA.… Continue