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Samsung Continues to Distribute Relief Goods

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd is a proactive and caring company operating in Pakistan.

Recently a team from Samsung visited Muzaffargarh, which is among the areas facing the worst flood disasters in Pakistan.

Mr. Steve Han ,The Managing Director and the Senior Manager Mr. Injae Lee personally visited the displaced victims along with numerous Samsung employees to distribute more than 400 relief packs containing food and clothing items in the relief camps, besides personally interacting with the unfortunate flood victims.

The Managing Director of Samsung Pakistan, Mr. Steve Han said; “It is really painful to see such a large number of Pakistanis, facing such a massive disaster, where they have lost their homes, livelihood, properties, valuables and lives. Samsung is fully committed to help in the revival of a normal healthy life for these fellow citizens.”

During this visit the Samsung team personally ensured the fair distribution of 2 truck loads of relief goods.

The DCO of Muzaffargarh briefed them about the extent of devastation in the area.

About 2.1 million people among the total population of 3.5 million living in and around Muzaffargarh have been affected by the floods. 50% of the road Infrastructure, 80% of schools and 90% of health centers in the district are either destroyed or severely damaged.

This team from Samsung, which also included Mr. Zeshan Qureshi- Head of Mobile Phones, Ms. Rabiya Siddiqui-PR Manager and Mr. Zahid Saeed- Head of HR and Admin later visited some surrounding areas like Baseera and Shershah, where the level of devastation has been more than 75%. The recent floods have caused a severe disaster for people all over Pakistan.

Earlier, Samsung has been regularly distributing flood relief packs, each containing essential items like; Cooking Oil 2.5 kg, Flour 10 kg, Sugar 3 kg, Rice 5 kg, Gram 1 kg, Pulses 1 kg, Tea 0.5 kg, Sherbet Bottle 1.5 liter, Clothing for Man/ Woman and 1 Pack of Dry Milk.


The News Come up with an E-paper

All other News Networks Dawn, The Nation, Jang, Express and other major mainstream paper had their e-paper for long; however, ‘The News’ was left behind in this.

While the need was immense, ‘The News’ has come up with its electronic version of daily newspaper.

We are not sure if its still in beta testing, but we can confirm that epaper is being published for at least three months now.

Here is the link: http://e.thenews.com.pk/

We also know that ‘The News’ epaper used to require registration, in the start, however, now it can be accessed without any registration.

Other epapers of Pakistan newspapers are:

  1. The News: http://e.thenews.com.pk/
  2. Dawn: http://epaper.dawn.com
  3. Daily Jang: http://ejang.jang.com.pk/
  4. Daily Express: http://express.com.pk/
  5. The Nation: http://www.nation.com.pk/E-Paper
  6. Nawa-e-Waqt: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/
  7. Daily Jinnah: http://epaper.dailyjinnah.com/
  8. Daily Waqt: http://www.dailywaqt.com/
  9. Express Tribune: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/

Warid Launched a VOW Video Portal

Warid has launched video service for its customers to enjoy free videos on the move where ever they are, though GPRS charges will apply.

Warid customers can now access the world of news, sports, entertainment and education with a user friendly interface on their mobiles via the new ‘VOW’ (Videos on Warid) Service.

‘VOW’ shall be constantly updated with new FREE video content that users can view using their GPRS enabled mobile phones. ‘VOW’ provides mobile video content for full screen video streaming and downloading over Warid’s GPRS/Edge network.

How to Watch Videos?

‘VOW’ by visiting vow.waridtel.com from your GPRS enabled mobile handset.

Video/Channel Categories:

* Qawwali
* Qarshi
* Omnisport
* Hayters Teamwork
* Pure Sport
* Love Showbiz
* Pop Corn
* Bollywood
* Wedding TV Asia
* Jokes
* Cinema Live
* Craze
* Galactic DJ
* ShowTech
* Amplified
* Adventure
* How to
* Joystick
* BodyBeat
* Sci-Fi Universe
* Cartoons


Mobilink Offers MMS Based News Service

Now a Days it has become imperative to keep yourself updated with latest News. Live coverage of all major events is fueling the growing need of updated information. Currently, different telecom service providers are offering SMS & MMS-based news alert services to their users and therefore to satisfy the need of staying up to date with latest news, Mobilink Jazz brings the experience of watching news on TV screen to users’ mobile phones with ‘Jazz News Watch’.

Jazz News Watch is a MMS based news alert service and subscribers of this service can receive headline news clips from their subscribed TV channel every 4 hours as seen on the TV screen. Jazz News Watch is a subscription based service and users can subscribe to this service against a fixed monthly fee.

Subscription process:

User can subscribe to this service by sending MMS to Short code 434.
In return application sends SMS from short code 431 with list of available channels to subscribe.
User selects the channel of his\her choice and sends response to 431 (Postpaid subscribers will send their response to 433)
User will get confirmation SMS & MMS of successful subscription
Un-subscription process:

To unsubscribe this service user must send SMS to ‘431’ by typing “unreg”

NEWS Alerts:

Subscribers of this service will receive MMS after every 4 hours
MMS contains the video clip of latest headline NEWS from the channel of their choice
In case of subscription to more than 1 channel user will receive multiple news clips
Service Charges:

MMS to 434 @ Rs. 6 + Tax per MMS
SMS to 431 @ Rs. 1+ Tax per SMS
Monthly Subscription: Rs.30+ Tax / channel

Other details:

Service is compatible with all MMS enabled handsets
News Watch is available to all Indigo and Jazz subscribers
Currently 3 channels are available for subscription
User can subscribe to multiple channels, however Rs. 30+ Tax monthly subscription fee will be charged for every channel
More channels will be added soon