Monthly Archives: November 2014

Pakistan picks up 2 Golds and 3 Silvers in technology awards

Team Pakistan won five Awards at the Asia Pacific ICT Awards ceremony held in Jakarta, Indonesia. -Press release photo

JAKARTA: The Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT & ITES (P@SHA) announced on Sunday that Team Pakistan won 2 Gold Awards and 3 Silver Awards at the Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) 2014 ceremony held in Jakarta, Indonesia. The teams won Gold Awards in the Media & Entertainment Technologies and Tertiary Student Categories and Silver Awards in the Startup, Tourism ...

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Phillip Hughes 63 not out forever, says Cricket Australia

Phillip Hughes

BBC News : Phillip Hughes’s final innings has been adjusted to show him being 63 not out after an update from Cricket Australia. Hughes, 25, died on Thursday, two days after being hit by a bouncer in a domestic match in Australia. The scoreboard had listed him as retired hurt but the match was abandoned and he was not replaced. ...

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Left to the mercy of the Taliban

US Army

By Thomas Martienssen BBC News, Kabul Interpreters who worked with US forces in Afghanistan are being hunted down by the Taliban. Thousands have emigrated to the US but others have been blacklisted, refused a visa, and left in grave danger. In spring this year, two men rang Nader’s doorbell so hard they pushed it half way through the wall of his ...

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Lionel Richie to play Glastonbury in 2015

Richie will perform in a slot previously occupied by Dolly Parton and Sir Tom Jones

BBC News : Lionel Richie will play the Sunday teatime slot at next year’s Glastonbury Festival, organisers have announced. The former Commodores star, whose hits include All Night Long, Dancing on the Ceiling and Hello, is the first artist confirmed for the 2015 event. “We are over the moon,” said festival co-organiser Emily Eavis, daughter of Glastonbury founder Michael. “We ...

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Social media told to simplify terms and conditions

Most people use social media without every properly studying the services' rules

By Rory Cellan-Jones Technology correspondent BBC News  Social networking firms including Facebook and Twitter are being told to make it clearer to members how they collect and use their data. A report by the Commons Science and Technology Select Committee says the firms’ terms and conditions are far too long and complex. The MPs say users may not be aware of ...

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