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Cyber fraud becomes the most profitable crime in Pakistan: Mian Zahid Hussain

Chairman of National Business Group of FPCCI, President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum and All Karachi Industrial Alliance, and former provincial minister Mian Zahid Hussain on Monday said different gangs of cybercriminals have become a national security threat.

These criminals are attacking banks, financial institutions and online business hitting confidence of masses and the business community while the institution supposed to deal with them is not very efficient.

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PSX sees profit taking today

· Market traded range bound today, oscillating between -217pts and +117pts and closing the session -204pts. Profit booking was observed in E&P, Fertilizer, O&GMCs, Cement and Banking sectors. Regression in international crude prices became the reason for negative sentiment in E&P sector, on the other hand continuous foreign selling in Fertilizer sector pulled the prices down.

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K-Electric renovates park in Liaqatabad

K-Electric, in a ceremony held here on January 14th, handed over the renovated Pir JeeAchan Family Park to members of the Liaquatabad community. The park will serve as a popular spot for around 7,500 households in the area.

The park renovation was part of K-Electric’s broader efforts to engage with the communities it serves beyond power provision.

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Haleeb Foods Partners with Careem

Haleeb Foods (HFL) the pioneer dairy and beverage company of Pakistan has partnered with Careem, the Super App for the greater Middle East and Pakistan. This partnership is a move to facilitate HFL employees with safe and convenient day to day travelling.

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Pak-Qatar Family Takaful signs MoU with University of Lahore Teaching Hospital!

Pak-Qatar Family Takaful Limited recently signed an agreement with University of Lahore Teaching Hospital in order to provide high quality service to its valuable customers. The hospital is one of its kind and offers facilities for all major treatments. With the enlistment of this hospital on PQFTL’s panel, maximum health card holders will be able to utilize quality health services.

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IT services export potential $ 10billion with one million new jobs – OICCI Digital Report

The “OICCI Recommendations for Digital Economy” report was launched on January 18th, 2021 highlighting the much-needed shift required to capture the opportunity of Digital transformation happening within and outside Pakistan through New Economy mindset. By digitizing most, if not all, key segments of the economy could boost IT export to US$ 10 B annually, provide significant growth to GDP, attract Billions of Dollars of FDI and create hundreds of thousands new jobs within a short time.

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IMC and PBC collaborate on national working women’s day

The Centre of Excellence in Responsible Business (CERB) – an outreach initiative of the Pakistan Business Council (PBC) – in collaboration with Indus Motor Company (IMC) recently organised a webinar in celebration of National Working Women’s Day. The webinar which focused on UN’s SDG – 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth), acknowledged the important role women in Pakistan have played in the country’s socio-economic development.

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Annual dinner of the Association of Cameramen Journalists 2021

The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has always stood up for the rights of journalists. Sharmila Farooqi, Member Provincial Assembly, while addressing the prestigious function of the annual dinner of the Association of Cameramen Journalists 2021 at the Karachi Press Club, assured that she would request the Chief Minister of Sindh to provide all possible financial assistance to the association so that the problems faced by them could be resolved to some extent.

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ILMA University hosted a webinar on LinkedIn strategies for students & professionals

It was just what was required – a webinar on how LinkedIn dynamics work for everyone. This was aptly targeted by Ilma University in its sure hit webinar on LinkedIn Strategies for Students & Professionals. Mr Mujtaba Ali Khan, Information Security Analyst, Sun Life from Canada led the way to bring LinkedIn, the most popular social media handle.

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KATI expresses concern over increased petroleum prices

Acting-President of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) Nighat Awan has expressed concern over the increase in petroleum prices and urged to revisit the pricing methodology fortnightly.

In a statement released by KATI, she said that as the country’s ordinary people already having a tremendous economic hardship due to financial crunch created due to the pandemic and skyrocketing prices of essential commodities, in the pretext higher prices of petroleum products would burden the financial hardship of people.

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Chilen’s App launched to promote Urdu reading

Pakistan’s premier children’s monthly, ‘Mahnama Sathee’ has launched the magazine’s smart mobile application to promote Urdu reading and writing among children, achieving a milestone in Urdu literature’s history produced for schoolchildren and young adults. A mobile-based app downloadable in

The App allows children and their parents to browse the best Urdu literature, comprising both children’s classics and contemporary fiction now available on a single tab.

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9-Month-old conjoined twins successfully separated in Pakistan

Muhammad Ayan and Muhammad Aman, born as conjoined twins to Mr. and Mrs. Israr Ahmed, are now living as two healthy children after a successful separation surgery performed at the Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) on 12 December 2020.

Ayan and Aman were Omphalopagus type of conjoined twins, in which the bodies of the two are joined at the abdomen and several internal organs are shared, including liver and sometimes the intestines.

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Selling activity was observed by PSX today

· Market traded in a narrow range between -114pts & +188pts, closing the session -58pts. Selling activity was observed almost across the board, but was more prominent in Cement, Banks and O&GMC sectors. Engineering (Steel) sector performed well in relative terms on the back of expectation of an increase in product prices.

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