Day: August 16, 2021

Stevie® Awards Announce Winners in 18th Annual International Business Awards® from Across the Globe

Businesses Honored for Achievements Amidst COVID-19 Stevie Award Winners FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — High-achieving organizations and executives around the world have been recognized as Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie® Award winners in The 18th Annual International Business Awards®, the world’s only international, all-encompassing business awards program. Winners were selected from more […]

Crocus Technology Unleashes the World’s Fastest and Most Accurate XtremeSense® TMR Current Sensor with No Performance Compromises

The CT430 and CT431 enables design engineers to simplify their product design while still achieving higher efficiency solutions SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Crocus Technology Inc., the leading supplier of disruptive Tunnel Magneto-Resistance XtremeSense™ TMR sensors, today announces the CT430 and CT431 isolated current sensor with 1MHz bandwidth and <1% total […]

FBR issues clarification on FBR data centre

Islamabad, August 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued the explanation regarding latest situation pertaining to service optimization of FBR Data Center. FBR has clarified that all applications having public interface have been operationalized and running smoothly. These operationalized projects include FBR Website, Paysis website, eFBR website, IRIS website, AJK IRIS website; IMS web service, PRA web service and Tax Asaan Mobile application. For more information, contact: Second Secretary (Public Relations) Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) FATE Wing, Federal Board of Revenue, Constitution Avenue, Sector G-5, Islamabad, Pakistan Phone: +92-51-9217267 Fax: +92-51-9208456 Email:, Website:

Pakistan to provide all possible assistance to International community in expeditious evacuation from Afghanistan 

Islamabad, August 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood briefed the Diplomatic Corps in Islamabad on Monday on arrangements made by Pakistan to facilitate the evacuation of members of international community from Afghanistan. In a statement, Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said the international community members, diplomats and staff, representatives of international organizations, INGOs, the media, and others, were informed that all requests for evacuation and relocation may be directed to Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which will be processed expeditiously. He said Pakistan Embassy in Kabul continues to issue visas on a fast-track basis. Given the evolving situation, procedures have

Shaukat Tarin stresses need to strengthen business, economic linkages with Canada

Islamabad, August 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister for Finance and Revenue, Shaukat Tarin has stressed the need to further strengthen business and economic linkages with Canada. Talking to Canadian High Commissioner Wendy Gilmour who called on him in Islamabad on Monday, the Finance Minister said Canada is one of the major development partners of Pakistan and both countries have long-standing and multidimensional ties. The Finance Minister briefed the Canadian High Commissioner about the recent economic developments and initiatives. He said enhancing revenue collection, boosting exports, increasing remittances, and making the energy sector sustainable are the foremost priorities of the current government. The

CPJ lauds Pakistan’s role in safe evacuation of foreign media correspondents from Afghanistan

Islamabad, August 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has appreciated Pakistan's role in safe evacuation of foreign media correspondents from Afghanistan. The Committee's Asia Programme Coordinator, Steven Butler telephoned Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Monday, to thank Pakistan for its cooperation in safe evacuation of foreign journalists from Afghanistan. Talking to Steven Butler, the Information Minister said Pakistan supports freedom of expression all over the world and protection of all people affiliated with media. He said Pakistan has set up a special cell for facilitation in evacuation of media persons from Afghanistan. For more

PM stresses to form single regulatory body for implementation of building bylaws in Federal Capital 

Islamabad, August 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan has stressed the need to form a single and robust regulatory body for better implementation of rules and building bylaws in the Federal Capital. Chairing a meeting to discuss the matters of the Federal Capital in Islamabad on Monday, the Prime Minister directed to formulate a comprehensive plan for the resolution of complaints regarding encroachments in Islamabad. He said for proper implementation of this plan modern drone technology should be utilized. The Prime Minister also emphasized on protecting environment of the Federal Capital through tree plantation at large scale. He said provision

Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar takes oath as Judge of SC

Islamabad, August 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar has taken oath as the Judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in Islamabad on Monday. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmed administered the oath in a simple and dignified ceremony. Judges of Supreme Court, Attorney General of Pakistan, senior lawyers, Law Officers and officers of Law and Justice Commission of Pakistan attended the ceremony. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan Tel: +92-51-9103557 Email: Website:

Provision of equal education to every citizen responsibility of state: Farrukh 

Islamabad, August 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib says provision of equal education to every citizen is responsibility of the state and under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan we have achieved this milestone. In a tweet on Monday, he said class system in education gives birth to inequalities in the society. He said single national curriculum has been implemented in the country that would lead to one nation in the country. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan Tel: +92-51-9103557