Freelancers around the world are unable to access their money from their prepaid Payoneer card thanks to a recent Wirecard scandal in the UK. Wirecard is a subsidiary of the German company Wirecard AG that filed for insolvency on Thursday. All Payoneer Prepaid Mastercard cards are affected considering they are issued by Wirecard UK. The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has ordered Wirecard Card … Continue reading $2 Billion Scandal- Freelancers affected.
Alarmingly, a preliminary investigation into a deadly plane crash in Pakistan has found that 1-in-3 of the country’s pilots have fake licenses and are unqualified to fly. The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Airbus A320 crashed in the city of Karachi on May 22 after taking off from Lahore, killing 97 people. While it remains unclear whether the pilots of the ill-fated aircraft were among those … Continue reading 1/3rd of Pakistani Pilots have Fake Licenses
Elon musk losing his marbles! Stay at home orders are getting to everyone. Tesla Founder #ElonMusk tweeted that the Company’s Share price was Too ‘High’. Elon Musk is on the cusp of a $730 million award, even after a tweet tanked Tesla’s stock CEO is poised to reach key performance goal in the coming days Not even a pandemic — or a tweet — can … Continue reading Elon Musk having a Mental Breakdown?
We wish you and all your loved ones all the blessings of the holy month.Ramadan is a time of sacrifice, devotion and renewed strength. Though the spirit will not change, but this year, Ramadan will look a little different as we continue to fight the challenges of COVID-19, and work hard to keep our people safe and healthy by staying home and following the public … Continue reading Ramzan Mubarak
Nisab for Zakat deduction on bank accounts for the current lunar year has been fixed at Rs. 46,329. According to a notification put out by the Poverty Alleviation and Social Division, no Zakat deduction at source will be made in case “the amount standing to the credit of an account in respect of the assets mentioned in column 2 Serial No.1 of the first schedule … Continue reading If your bank balance is more than Rs. 46,328, banks will deduct ZAKAT
To contain the spread of the coronavirus, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has asked banks to waive charges on any online fund transfers. SBP has instructed banks to waive all charges on fund transfers through online banking channels such as inter-bank fund transfer. They will also not incur any cost in case of using ATMs or visiting bank branches to transfer large amounts and … Continue reading Transfer funds for Free- InterBranch, InterBank, Jazz Cash and any other medium.
At first blush, it seems like the coronavirus pandemic is shutting down the economy everywhere, equally, with frightening force and totality. In many respects, that’s true: Across the country, consumer spending—which supports 70% of the economy—is crashing in community after community, as people avoid stores, restaurants, movie theaters, offices, and other public places. Already, the layoffs have begun, with reports coming in from both big … Continue reading Recession is Coming !
While governments around the world are taking measures to slow down the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists are working vigorously to find a long-term solution, meaning either a drug that helps alleviate the illness or a vaccine. While the world’s hopes for an effective treatment for COVID-19 are currently resting on an antiviral drug called remdesivir, which was originally developed to fight Ebola and is currently tested … Continue reading Roadmap Towards a Vaccine | Social Distancing
To all the parents who are confusing the time off schools as a vacation- follow this routine as advised and shared by Sophie Bellenis, OTD, OTR/LOccupational Therapist; Real-life Skills Program Manager and Coach. CoVid19 #CoronaVirus #Pakistan #Islamabad Suddenly having a surplus of unstructured time can be a strain on one’s mental wellness, especially for neurodiverse folks who rely on routine to stay regulated. Continue reading Daily Schedule COVID19
Reddit has released its Transparency Report 2019 showing the amount of requests that required the platform to remove content or disclose private user data. Out of 2.77 billion pieces of content created on Reddit in 2019, just over 53 million were removed for a variety of reasons. They include harassment, (39 percent), minor sexualization (25.2 percent) and violence (16.6 percent). The report also contained some … Continue reading Pakistan Fourth For Reddit Content Removal Requests