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Visa Waiver for Pakistani Fans Travelling for the World Cup

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It was recently reported from Islamabad that almost 500 fans are travelling from Pakistan to Brazil in order to attend one of the largest footballing events in the history of the sport.   The Brazilian ambassador, Alfredo Leoni, came out in the open and spoke about how Pakistanis are travelling from different parts of the […]

Bank of America launches pilot of mobile payment software for trial

Bank of America is getting started to enter the new market of the electronic payment via mobile devices. The bank launched a pilot software to test the technology that is in the making as well. The trial is scheduled to run for three months in which 5 retail shops are included in the area of […]

Square gets another $200 Million in funds to expand operations

Square, a new mobile payment system has finished the fourth round of raising funds for expanding the company’s operations. Founded by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, the company raised $200 Million in the round. Square has amassed a total of $337 Million to fund its operations first in the US and then internationally. The total valuation […]

MasterCard releases its own mobile transaction app development kit

MasterCard is taking the electronic mobile payment system seriously. The payment system developers issued a development kit, Mobile MasterCard PayPass User Interface Software Development Kit on Monday for development of mobile transaction apps. The software development kit is issued firstly for Google’s Android and Research in Motion’s BlackBerry 7 operating systems. Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 […]

Verifone misses on quarterly sales expectations, shares fall more than 12 percent

Verifone, the electronic payment system makers, were down more than 12 percent on stocks late Wednesday due to less than stellar quarterly report. The company released the performance report on its third fiscal quarter on Wednesday that missed on some fronts. The though both revenues and profit per share was higher than the year-earlier quarter, […]

Rehman Malik alleges ‘The Sun’ of conspiring against Pakistan

Islamabad: (Saturday, July 28, 2012) Federal Minister for Interior Rehman Malik has said that the British Newspaper ‘The Sun’ has conspired against Pakistan by creating a false story of the passport and visa scam. Malik, who was addressing a press conference, said that investigation into the matter are almost complete,  according to which there were […]

British newspaper The Sun announces to contest law suit

British newspaper, The Sun, announced to contest against any law suit filed by Pakistani government, saying it has strong proves in support of its report. On Wednesday, Federal Cabinet announced that it will sue British daily, The Sun for carrying out a fabricated story about fake passports being made and false visa being issued in […]

No free pass to Indian celebriies, VIPs at US airports (Part – II)

No free pass to Indian celebriies, VIPs at US airports (Part – II) "We want people to understand the importance of it, and we are keeping people safe, and it’s – we want people to have the confidence that it’s safe and secure to come here, and part of those processes is (to) ensure that. […]

No free pass to Indian celebrities, VIPs at US airports

No free pass to Indian celebrities, VIPs at US airports (Part -I) Against the backdrop of Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan’s detention at a New York airport, the US has ruled out any special screening for VIPs and celebrities unless they have diplomatic exemption, but said it is in talks with several countries to facilitate hassle-free […]

USA finalizes its National Tourism and Travel Strategy

USA finalizes its National Tourism and Travel Strategy Today the Obama Administration unveiled the National Tourism and Travel Strategy, a long-term roadmap for America’s travel and tourism industry that aims to attract and welcome 100 million international visitors annually by the end of 2021. The National Strategy will bolster job creation through a range of […]

India reports U.S visa fee increase to World Trade Organisation

India is challenging the United States at the World Trade Organisation over increased visa fees for skilled workers that have hit the country’s flagship outsourcing firms, an official said Tuesday. “We are pursuing this at the consultation level. It is our hope we reach an amicable conclusion,” a senior commerce department official in New Delhi […]

Has India banned Veena Malik’s entrance?

Has India banned Veena Malik’s entrance? The controversial queen of Pakistan, Veena Malik, is once again under discussion these days due to her recent visa troubles. As per the sources the model-turned-actress is currently stuck in Dubai because India immigration officials have refused to process her visa paperwork and her several scandals are being cited […]


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