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Data breach hits Swvl

Data breach hits Swvl

The news: The personal data of over four million customers was compromised as the popular bus-sharing service Swvl was hit by a massive security breach. The breach risked user data, such as names, email addresses and phone numbers, partial credit card information …Continue reading

Pakistan to revise LNG policy

The news: Pakistan’s ministry of energy has recently made the decision to revise the liquefied natural gas (LNG) policy. The petroleum division of the ministry is seeking proposals from stakeholders in the LNG industry to improve the current policy. New and improved: …Continue reading

Pakistan to fight locust infestation with drones

The news: Pakistan has developed indigenous drones which will be used to fight against the ongoing locust infestation in agricultural areas. The drones were developed by a collaboration between the Ministry of Science and Technology and the private sector. These drones will …Continue reading

Scientists find ‘ring of fire’ on Venus

Years ago, planetary researchers discovered unusual circular structures on the surface of Venus when observing high-resolution images from NASA’s Magellan mission. Such structures are known as coronae. A few years ago, a team of ETH researchers led by Taras Gerya, Professor of …Continue reading

Pakistan installs first electric vehicle charging unit

The news: The first electric vehicle (EV) charging station in Pakistan has been installed in Islamabad. The task of installing the unit was undertaken through a collaboration between the Ministry of Climate Change and the Ministry of Science and Technology. Charging station: …Continue reading

New study reveals older adults coped with pandemic best

Adults aged 60 and up have fared better emotionally compared to younger adults (18-39 years old) and middle-aged adults (40-59 years old) amid the covid-19 pandemic, according to new UBC research published recently in the Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. Based on …Continue reading