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ILMA holds a virtual conversation with Dr. Donna Halper, “impact of fake news

ILMA University elevated its training to another level altogether by organizing a virtual discussion session with a world-renowned media & communication trainer Dr. Donna Halper in part of its ILMA Experiential Learning Lecture Series in association with Communication Association of Pakistan (COMMSPK) through its partners Noman Group of Companies, Global Educational Society, Tarbiyat, Rotary Pakistan 3271 and Rapido.

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WhatsApp clarifies new privacy policy

In response to concerns shared by users regarding WhatsApp’s new terms and policy which was announced on January 06, the platform has published an official statement to address the issue:

“We recently updated our Privacy Policy and we have received many thoughtful questions.

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Byco begins civil works on FCC, DHDS Units

Byco’s “Upgrade 1” project will enable the company to produce more environmentally friendly Euro 5 | Euro 6 Diesel and Petrol as per Government’s requirement.

Upgrade 1 will reduce production of low value Furnace Oil from the refineries.

Project’s civil works have commenced as per plan at Byco’s Refining Complex located at Mouza Kund, Hub, Balochistan.

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10 pivotal moments in 2020 when Emirates SkyCargo showcased its global leadership of the air cargo industry

The year 2020 was a year unlike any other for the aviation and the air cargo industry. Faced with the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global industries and on people’s wellbeing, Emirates SkyCargo redoubled its commitment to being a reliable, global partner to businesses and communities across international markets.

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TPL Corp acquires an additional stake in TPL properties

TPL Corp, Pakistan’s leading tech conglomerate, has acquired an additional stake in TPL Properties, the tech giant’s emerging real-estate property development arm. With a 51% stake post-acquisition, TPL Corp and its sponsors have become the majority shareholders in TPL Properties.

According to the notice on Pakistan Stock Exchange, TPL Corp acquired 17 million shares at a price of PKR 12 per share from the Alpha Beta Capital Markets (Private) Limited.

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PSX index closed at 46,092pts today

· Market continued the uptrend from yesterday and added another 392pts during the session, closing +166pts (unadjusted). Cement, E&P and Banking sectors contributed to the increase in Index. International crude prices supported the positive stance in E&P, which was primarily on account of the consistent draw down in global floating storage of crude products.

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Zong announces prepaid international roaming package for UAE

Continuing to serve the changing connectivity needs of its customers, Pakistan’s leading cellular and digital services provider, Zong 4G, has now introduced the UAE international roaming package for its prepaid customers.

The UAE Prepaid Bundle gives the subscribers 250 Minutes, 250 SMS, and 2GB of data with a validity period of seven days for just Rs 2999+Tax.

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JBSHelps strengthen business resilience and enterprise mobility for organizations in Pakistan

JBS@home announced it is working with VMware, a leading innovator in enterprise software, to enable a seamless and more secure digital work environment for Pakistani organizations. JBS will establish a future-ready workforce for businesses as they continue to innovate and grow at a time when a majority of the workforce has shifted to home-based work.

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