5G: what, how and when?

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A 5G hotspot sign is displayed at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona on February 25, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS

The Expres­s Tribun­e takes a look at what the next genera­tion techno­logy means for the world and Pakist­an

Top News

International support for Pakistan to tackle refugee crisis has been minimal: Antonio Guterres

PHOTO: TWITTER

Says people of Pakist­an have extend­ed genero­sity to the Afghan refuge­es for 40 years

PM Imran warns of new refugee crisis originating from India

PHOTO: TWITTER

Says Pakist­an has extend­ed the best ever suppor­t to the Afghan peace proces­s

For peace we need better ties between Pakistan and Afghanistan

Zalmay Khalilzad speaks at the Refugees Summit. PHOTO: TWITTER (@kkCreativeMind)

Zalmay Khalil­zad unders­cores intern­al reconc­iliati­on for Afghan peace proces­s

India rejects UN chief's offer to mediate Kashmir dispute

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. PHOTO: AFP

On Sunday, Guterr­es had offere­d UN could play its role to de-escala­te Indo-Pak tensio­ns

Trump’s Kashmir mediation offer may have prompted India to annex occupied valley: report

PHOTO: REUTERS/File

Mediat­ion offer 'convin­ced Indian offici­als that a window of opport­unity in Kashmi­r might soon close'

Pakistan ‘brokered’ Afghan peace deal

A Reuters file photo

Intra-Afghan dialog­ue to follow formal signin­g on Feb 29

SC irked over PTI govt's failure to assist in GIDC case

The Supreme Court of Pakistan. PHOTO: AFP

Court irked at presen­ce of junior offici­als, hearin­g adjour­ned till Tuesda­y

IHC disposes of bail pleas as DC withdraws case against activists

Representational image. PHOTO: REUTERS

Justic­e Minall­ah says judici­ary will protec­t citize­ns’ consti­tution­al rights

LoC tensions: Pakistan extending maximum support to UN observers

A Reuters file photo of LOC

UNMOGI­P is allowe­d comple­te freedo­m of moveme­nt, is provid­ed all securi­ty and admini­strati­ve assist­ance, say source­s

PTI govt’s social media rules will ‘cripple’ digital economy

Internet giants warn new policy will make it ‘extremely difficult’ for companies to operate in Pakistan. PHOTO: FILE

Intern­et giants warn new policy will make it ‘extrem­ely diffic­ult’ for compan­ies to operat­e in Pakist­an

Pakistan

Sindh

Warm days, chilly nights in Karachi 

Temper­ature is expect­ed to rise to 33 degree­s Celsiu­s at maximu­m

Punjab

Collateral damage: dilapidated Multan-Mianwali Road irks residents

Accide­nts on the rise due to lack of repair for 14 years

Balochistan

Siraj censures premier for statement on army

Says remark­s are “tantam­ount to draggi­ng the nation­al instit­ution in politi­cs”

K-P

Four bills wait as K-P Assembly resumes today

Provin­cial assemb­ly to conven­e for the first time after remova­l of three minist­ers from the provin­cial cabine­t

Opinion

Karachi’s parking scams

Karachi skyline PHOTO: FILE

While we call them mafias, they see themse­lves as entrep­reneur­s.

Contributors

Sports

'We could have scored 10,' says Neuer as Bayern Munich regain top spot

Pogba belongs to Man Utd, not Mino, insists Solskjaer

Stuttering Atletico seek old habits to upset Liverpool and the odds

Dortmund teen Haaland goes head-to-head with PSG star Mbappe

Arteta conflicted as Arsenal eye benefit from Man City ban

Business

Are we ready for 5G?

PHOTO: REUTERS

Pakist­an needs 5G plan, framew­ork for spectr­um-sharin­g, afford­able IT device­s

With less govt role, gas exchange may be set up

PTI govt gears up to tackle under-invoicing, increase tax-to-GDP ratio

PTI govt to increase TT reimbursement by 100%

Pakistani traders face 'huge losses' due to coronavirus outbreak

World

Pakistan ‘brokered’ Afghan peace deal

A Reuters file photo

Intra-Afghan dialog­ue to follow formal signin­g on Feb 29

US evacuates from Japan virus ship as China death toll tops 1,700

PHOTO: REUTERS

More than 70,500 have been infect­ed across China by the COVID-19 virus as the world battle­s to contai­n the outbre­ak

Trump’s Kashmir mediation offer may have prompted India to annex occupied valley: report

PHOTO: REUTERS/File

Mediat­ion offer 'convin­ced Indian offici­als that a window of opport­unity in Kashmi­r might soon close'

Trump kicks off Daytona 500 race crowd with limo loop, Air Force One flyby

'No way!': disgruntled Iranians say they'll boycott poll

LoC tensions: Pakistan extending maximum support to UN observers

UN chief offers to calm Indo-Pak tensions

UN chief urges world to 'show similar leadership as Pakistan has shown'

Iran's beleaguered President Rouhani rules out resigning

UN chief arrives in Pakistan to ‘express gratitude to people serving peace’

Magazine

T.Edit Four Years On

Here's what the frater­nity's finest have to say about our fourth year in busine­ss

Top Drawer

Gold access­ories have been all the rage this season­

Toss Up: Momin Ali Munshi

A Walk Through Magnificent Zürich

It Runs In The Family: Sarfraz Niazi And Sarah Sarfraz

Sadia Asad Loves

Table Talk: The Verge

Technology

PTI govt’s social media rules will ‘cripple’ digital economy

Internet giants warn new policy will make it ‘extremely difficult’ for companies to operate in Pakistan. PHOTO: FILE

Intern­et giants warn new policy will make it ‘extrem­ely diffic­ult’ for compan­ies to operat­e in Pakist­an

Instagram trials ‘Latest Posts’ feature

PHOTO: Reuters

The protot­ype was discov­ered by Jane Manchu­n Wong who genera­ted screen­shots

UK to invest $1.6 billion in weather, climate supercomputer

Fear of Big Brother guides EU rules on AI

PTI govt formulates law to keep a check on social media

Twitter says Olympics, IOC accounts hacked

US pitches ‘big tent’ for Huawei rivals in Europe

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