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Pakistani-American Technologists Receive US Congress' Largest Ever Award to Settle Wrongful Termination Claims

Five Pakistani-American information technologists have quietly been awarded $850,000, the largest ever award by US Congress, to settle discrimination and wrongful termination claims, according to the New York Times. Awan's accusers included President Donald Trump and the right-wing US media.  Recipients…

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Added by Riaz Haq on November 26, 2020 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Stanford Ranks 243 Pakistani Scientists Among World's Top 2%

Stanford University has ranked 243 Pakistani scientists among the world's top 2% scientists for 2019.  Among them are 81 Pakistani professors who are recognized in the lifetime research work list of 160,000 scientists. 

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Added by Riaz Haq on November 24, 2020 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Pakistani-American Starts Defense-Focused AI Company

Amir Husain, a Pakistani-American AI expert, has started a defense-focused artificial intelligence company, according to builtinaustin.com.  Amir Husain's AI company SparkCognition has been building artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) software for its various clients since 2013. After closing on a $100 million Series C round last year, the company claims to be “one of…

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Added by Riaz Haq on November 21, 2020 at 9:30am — 7 Comments

Turkish and Israeli Drones Enable Azerbaijan's Decisive Victory Over Armenia

Defense analysts believe that Turkish and Israeli drones have helped Azerbaijan achieve decisive victory against Armenia. "Azerbaijan’s drones owned the battlefield in Nagorno-Karabakh — and showed future of warfare" says the Washington Post headline as tweeted by drone warfare expert Franz-Stefan Gady.…

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Added by Riaz Haq on November 13, 2020 at 1:30pm — 14 Comments

Turkish-Born Muslim Scientists Behind Pfizer's Successful COVID19 Vaccine

Pfizer has announced today that its COVID19 vaccine has been found to be more than 90% effective in its recently concluded large-scale trial. The two key scientists who developed this vaccine are Turkish-born Muslims named Dr. Ugur Sahin and his wife Dr. Ozlem Tureci, according to media reports.  The couple started BioNTech, a technology startup based in Germany, to develop treatments…

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Added by Riaz Haq on November 9, 2020 at 10:00am — 7 Comments

Prop 22: California Voters Save the Gig Economy

While the world is focusing on the US presidential race between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joseph Biden, the app-based service companies have made big news in the Silicon Valley tech world: The gig economy has been saved by California voters who passed Proposition 22 with 60% majority. The entire gig economy was facing the threat of extinction from California Assembly Bill 5 that required all gig workers to be classified as employees with full benefits rather than…

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Added by Riaz Haq on November 6, 2020 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

Soaring Exports of Pakistan's Information Technology and Pharma Industries Amid COVID Pandemic

Pakistan’s IT exports increased by 44% during the first quarter (July, August and September) of the fiscal year 2020-21, according to a tweet by Razzak Dawood, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan. Pharmaceutical exports saw 22.6% increase in the same period over last year.  Pakistan's information technology and …

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Added by Riaz Haq on November 3, 2020 at 1:14pm — 14 Comments

Pakistan's Exports Surging At The Fastest Rate in South Asia

With several major brands moving production to Pakistan amid the COVID19 pandemic, the country's exports have grown at a faster pace than those of Bangladesh and India, according to Bloomberg News. Pakistan's total textile shipments rose 7% in September, compared with India’s 6% and  Bangladesh’s 3.5%. …

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Added by Riaz Haq on October 31, 2020 at 4:30pm — 8 Comments

ملک بھر میں کورونا سے مزید 11 اموات

Pakistan Urdu News

پاکستان میں کوروناوائرس کے نئے 807 کیسز رپورٹ ہوئے جس کے بعد متاثرہ افراد کی مجموعی تعداد 3 لاکھ 32 ہزار 993 ہو گئی ہے۔ …

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Added by Sobia Anjum on October 31, 2020 at 2:19am — No Comments

ملک میں سردی کی لہر میں اضافہ، درجہ حرارت منفی 6 تک گر گیا

Pakistan Urdu News

پاکستان کے اکثر علاقوں میں سردی بڑھ گئی اور شمالی علاقوں میں کہیں کہیں برفباری کے بعد بھی سردی کی شدت میں اضافہ ہوگیا ہے۔   …

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Added by Sobia Anjum on October 29, 2020 at 12:15am — No Comments

CNG stations across Sindh closed for 24 hours

Sindh News

The Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations across Sindh will remain closed for 24 hours from 8 am today (Wednesday).

According to the spokesperson of Sui…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on October 28, 2020 at 2:29am — No Comments

Preparations to celebrate Eid Milad un Nabi in full swing in Hyderabad

Preparations to celebrate Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) on Friday (October 30) are in full swing in Hyderabad, like other parts of Sindh.

According to details, preparations for Eid Milad un Nabi of Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) are in full swing in Hyderabad, adjoining areas.

The city is beautifully being decorated and all the…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on October 28, 2020 at 12:45am — No Comments

ECC to meet today to discuss five-point agenda

Pakistan Breaking News

The meeting of Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) will be held today (Wednesday) to discuss a five-point agenda.

According to sources,…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on October 27, 2020 at 11:03pm — No Comments

Karachi: Valuables reduce to ashes as fire hits two factories, warehouse

Sindh News

Fire in two factories and one godown in different areas of Karachi on late Monday night.

The blaze in various places reduced cloth, shoes and other…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on October 26, 2020 at 11:11pm — No Comments

Metro train service, the Orange Line starts operation for public

Punjab News

The Orange Line Metro train service started its operation for public today (Monday) in Lahore. 

According to details, the citizens have started…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on October 25, 2020 at 11:39pm — No Comments

Punjab News

Get Latest and Breaking Punjab News from Lahore, Multan, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Islamabad, Bahawalpur, Sargodha, Sahiwal, Gujrat, Kasur, Jhang, Sheikhupura, Rahim Yar Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Chiniot, Okara, Mianwali, Attock, Toba Tek Singh, Burewala and more cities of Punjab…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on October 25, 2020 at 10:55pm — No Comments

پولیس مقابلہ میں کالعدم ٹی ٹی پی کے 2 مبینہ دہشتگرد ہلاک

Pakistan Urdu News

سکھر میں کاؤنٹر ٹیرر ازم ڈپارٹمنٹ (سی ٹی ڈی) اور  مبینہ دہشتگردوں کے درمیان مقابلے میں کالعدم تحریک طالبان پاکستان (ٹی ٹی پی) کے 2 دہشتگرد ہلاک ہو گئے۔ 

سی ٹی ڈی…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on October 25, 2020 at 2:20am — No Comments

Convicted Money Launderer Altaf Khanani Had Close Ties to Top Pakistani Politicians

Convicted money launderer Altaf Khanani and his patrons among Pakistani politicians appear to have brought FATF's attention to Pakistan when the country was first put on its grey list back in 2012. A new national financial crimes bill was introduced by the ruling Pakistan People's Party which was so full of holes that a senior FIA official complained publicly it was "drafted by a money-launderer".  Khanani is believed to have moved over $12 billion a year of dirty money through Pakistani…

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Added by Riaz Haq on October 24, 2020 at 10:00am — No Comments

OLMT service to commence from October 26

Punjab News

The Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) service will start from October 26.

According to sources, a China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)'s project named…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on October 24, 2020 at 1:20am — No Comments

PM Imran to arrive in Mianwali for day-long visit today

Pakistan Breaking News

Prime Minister Imran Khan will arrive in Mianwali on a day-long visit today (Saturday).

According to sources, Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Mianwali along…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on October 23, 2020 at 11:41pm — No Comments

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    Pakistani-American Technologists Receive US Congress' Largest Ever Award to Settle Wrongful Termination Claims

    Five Pakistani-American information technologists have quietly been awarded $850,000, the largest ever award by US Congress, to settle discrimination and wrongful termination claims, according to the New York Times. Awan's accusers included President Donald Trump and the right-wing US media.  Recipients…

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on November 26, 2020 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

    Stanford Ranks 243 Pakistani Scientists Among World's Top 2%

    Stanford University has ranked 243 Pakistani scientists among the world's top 2% scientists for 2019.  Among them are 81 Pakistani professors who are recognized in the lifetime research work list of 160,000 scientists. 

    Stanford…
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    Posted by Riaz Haq on November 24, 2020 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

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