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Sunday, 14 January 2018

January 14, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9’s Box Leak Reveals Surprising New Features/Reviews

Samsung newest flagship phone in coming next month at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) but the leaks show no signs of stopping. The latest was a retail of the Galaxy S9 with some interesting new details mentioned specifications, Here's the image of box.

 The box pretty much confirms the rumored specifications of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9.
What the rumors didn't to was the inclusion of stereo speakers and a camera with variable apertue.
It mentions f/1.5 and f2.4 for the Dual Pixel 12 MP camera, similar to the China exclusive W2018 phone which had f/1.5 aperture. No smartphone has implemented a variable aperture to date , which should make Samsung implementation all the more interesting.

Another thing mentioned here are the Super Slow-mo videos ehich could mean something similar to Sony's 960 fps motion eyes camera on the XZ series.

Stereo speakers are also making a comeback, if the specs on the box are correct. Leaked renders of the galaxy S9 show even slimmer bezels than before, however Samsung is likely to use the earpiece as the second speaker to keep the bezels samll.

Other specification include a 5.8 inch Super AMOLED QHD+ (2960x1440) resolution display. It will be powered by Exynos 9810 or Snapdragon 845, with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage.
It will have an 8MP front camera as well as wireless charging support. IP 68 water and dust resistance is also making its way to the S9 in addition to bundled AKG earphones in the box.


With the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) ending, tech fans are looking forward to the next big tech event: the Mobile World Congress (MWC). As the name implies, the MWC is where smartphone companies show off their latest and greatest products.
At the CES, samsung CEO DJ Koh announced that the Galaxy S9 will be revealed next month at the MWC. Last years S8 was revealed at the "Galaxy Unpacked" event organized by Samsung, however this time around the next iteration of the Galaxy S series will be showcase at MWC.
January 14, 2018

pk Domain Users Recieve Virus in Emails; PKNIC Alerts

The digital World with all its charms and funny cat videos is also filled with people who just want to rip you off by stealing your personal information. PKNIC the .pk domain registry in Pakistan has issued a security warning to all its users to put them on alert about fake email carrying harmful malware virus attachments.

As you can see in the image above PKNIC warns that email account like or may try to send attachments to the users which may prove to be a security risk. What is interesting about these fake emails is the fact that their domain is the same as that of the original domain registry organization in Pakistan i.e. The email scam can be prety convicing because of the email address and thus can trick anyone into downloading or opening any attachment.

The organization has thus made it clear to its users that it never sends any attachments unless they have had prior arrangements.

In 2003 PKNIC was hacked twice where where a group of hackers defaced several websites carrying .pk domain including those of Pakistan's famous newspapers.

Last year FBR also had to issue a warning when Pakistan taxpayers started receiving emails that ended up infecting their computers

Sunday, 15 October 2017

October 15, 2017

Pakistani soon pay their taxes via ATM and Online Banking

State Bank of Pakistan, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and 1-Link have signed an agreement in Islamabad today to develop a mechanism enabling the public to pay FBR taxes and customs duty using internet banking or ATMs. The facility would be available round the clock /7 days a week. As per the proposed mechanism, the banks will add FBR (Inland Revenue) and FBR (Customs) as Billers in the Billers Module and develop the necessary interface with 1-Link.
After the system is made operational, the taxpayers/importers will fill their tax and customs duty payment details in the FBR (IRS) and Customs (WeBOC) online modules to generate payment slip ID (PSID).
The PSID will then be used to access the tax/duty payment details on banks’ web page or ATM as the case may be. The taxpayer or their agent will then pay the tax by debiting his/her bank account for onward credit to the respective government account in SBP BSC.

The whole process will be online and fully automated. The SBP has also advised banks to add FBR and Customs as Billers in the Bill Payment System offered by 1-link and develop necessary integration with 1-link within 2 months i.e. by 5th December 2017.
The system will be made operational by 31st December 2017 after necessary testing. The banks have been advised to demonstrate full ownership and commitment for successful and timely implementation of this strategically important project, which will bring huge efficiency gains besides facilitating the public in hassle-free payment of government taxes and duties.
October 15, 2017

Most popular browser about to get even better

World's most popular browser about to get even better
Google Chrome the world's most popular browser will soon getting better.

Google Chrome is about to get a big update which will make the world most internet browser better for its many users.

Search engine Google are already working on the ad blocking update which will be out soon for chrome users.

And a game changing update will mute auto play videos is also getting released Google Chrome user in January 2018.

But ahead of these new features launching Chrome users will also be able to download another big update in next few weeks.

The next version for Google Chrome is arriving on October 2017 and then a week later the update for Chrome OS will drop.

When that happens users will see "Not Secure" warning in the Google Chrome browser address bar for certain websites.

This warning will appear in two different scenarios.
  • Users will be altered if you start entering data on a site which does not encrypted your connection.
This means that it does not scramble the data between it and a browser and puts you at risk from hackers seeing everything you do.
The new features extends a protection that Google first added back in January according to Yahoo.
Google Chrome protection ensured a "not secure" flag appeared on pages that accepted passwords or credit card details without encrypt ions.
The "not secure" warning will also appear when a chrome user visits an encrypted site while in incognito mode.
New version of Google Chrome will show the same warning for any site lacking encryption but in an attention grabbing red.
According to NetMarketShare , Google Chrome has a staggering 59.61 percent share of the browser market.
Its nearest challenge internet Explorer has 14.18 percent share of the browser market share.

The Google Chrome security boost follows on from the announcement last month that the browser from January 2018 will not auto play videos which have any sound.

Google said update also means that auto play videos will only be played in Chrome when a user has shown an interest in that type of media.
The changes will be included in Chrome 64 and will benefit desktop and mobile users.

The news was revealed in by Mounir Lamouri a software engineer at Google in Chromium blog post.

He said,  " Users watch and listen to a lot of media and auto play can make it faster and easier to consume on the web.

"However, one of the most frequent user concerns is unexpected media playback which can use data consume power and make unwanted noise while browsing."

To address this, Chrome will be making auto play more consistent with user expectations and will give users more control over audio.

Starting in Chrome 64 auto play will be allowed when either the media won't play sound, or user has indicated an interest in the media.

This will allow auto play to occur when users want media to play and respect users wishes when the don't.

These changes will also unify desktop and mobile web behavior, making web development more predictable across platforms and browsers.

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

October 04, 2017

PPSC MCQs Past Papers

PPSC Solved Important MCQs Past Papers for Traffic Warden Tehsil Sports Officer Reader Assistant Field Assistant

1. The Civil Disobedience Movement was started on……..  12 March 1930.
2. The Objectives Resolution was accepted by the Constituent Assembly on…….12 March 1949.

3. Round Table Conferences were held in London from…1930 to 1932.
4. Allama Iqbal was chosen President of Muslim League in……..1930.
5. Mr. Cripps Visited India in…1942……to meet the political leaders.
6. The year of 1956 will be remembered in Pakistani history because in that year Pakistan became………Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

7. … Sikandar Mirza as the last Governor General of Pakistan.
8. The ‘Objectives Resolution’ was passed at… Karachi ……by the Constituent Assembly in 1949.

9. The “One Unit” bill was accepted by the Parliament on …19th October 1955……when…M. Ali Bogra ……was Prime Minister of Pakistan.

10. The Indian National Congress was founded by… A. O. Hume ……in….. 1885.
11. The day of deliverance was observed by… Muslims, ……in…1939.
12. The Pakistan Resolution was passed at… Lahore ……on……… 23rd March 1940.
13. Allama Iqbal was elected as the member of Punjab Legislative Assembly in…1926……and became President of Muslim League in………1930.

14. Mr. … Mountbattan ……announced the partition of India into two independent states on………3rd June 1947.
15. The Battle of Plassey was fought in…1757……between……….Clive and Nawab Siraj-ud-Daula.
16. Muslim League was founded in…1906…..and its first President was………Sir Agha Khan.
17. Second Round Table Conference was held in the year…1931……in…London.
18. What is Date of arrival of Simon Commission: 3rd November 1927?
19. What is Date of Radcliff Award: 15 August 1947?
20. What is Date of Ayyub Khan’s revolution: 27 October 1958?
21. What is Date of Separation of East Pakistan: 16 December 1971?
22. When Liaquat Ali Khan was assassinated: 16 October 1951.
23. When presidential form of constitution was imposed: 1st March 1962.
October 04, 2017

FPSC Written Test Syllabus Associate Engineer Budget Officer Social Case Worker

FPSC Written Test Syllabus Associate Engineer Budget Officer Social Case Worker
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Associate Engineer (BS-16), Naval Headquarters, Ministry of Defence
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
English =20 marks
Professional Test=80 marks
Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring
Power Generation,AC./DC. Machines,Power and Digital Electronics,
Electronic Devices and Structure,Electric Circuits,Semiconductor Devices,
Operational Amplifiers,Oscillator & Circuit Theory,Logic Design & Switching Theory

Budget Officer (BS-17), Institute of Optronics, Ministry of Defence Production.

Objective Type Test (MCQ)
English =20 marks
Professional Test=80 marks
Vocabulary, Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring
Accounting Principles & Procedures,Scrutiny of Record for Audit Purposes,
Journal, Ledger & Cash Book,Preparation of Annual Budget,
Adjustment & Depreciation,Financial Planning,
Heads of Accounts, Re-appropriation of Funds and Supplementary Grant,
Settlement of Audit Objections System of Financial Control and Budgeting 2006
Public Procurement Rules, 2004, Basic IT Knowledge

Social Case Worker (BS-17), National Commission for Child Welfare and Development, Ministry of Human Rights.

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Objective Type Test (MCQ)
English =20 marks
Professional Test=80 marks
Vocabulary, Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring
Community Organization and Development, Social Research & Statistics, Social Welfare Policy and Administration, Methods of Counselling & Guidance Services
Institution of Family & Marriage: Types, Structure, Family Organization
Kinship & Social Organization, Social Problems in Pakistan
October 04, 2017

NTS Test Syllabus MCQs Notes Provincial Ombudsman Sindh Jobs

NTS Written Tes Syllabus MCQs Past Papers Notes Provincial Ombudsman Sindh Jobs of Personal Assistant  Care Taker  Librarian Receptionist  Stenographer  Senior Clerk  Computer Operator Data Processing Assistant

Secretariat of Provincial Ombudsman The Protection against Harassment of Women at the Workplace Positions
01 Personal Assistant (BPS-14)
Verbal Reasoning  20%
IQ  20%
Basic Computer Knowledge (MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint)20%
Simple Letter Drafting  10%
Filing/Record Keeping  10%
General Knowledge   10%
Islamiyat / Ethics  10%

02 Care Taker (BPS-14)
Verbal Reasoning  20%
IQ  20%
Basic Computer Knowledge (MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint)20%
Simple Letter Drafting  10%
Filing/Record Keeping  10%
General Knowledge   10%
Islamiyat / Ethics  10%
03 Librarian (BPS-14)
Verbal Reasoning  20%
IQ  20%
Information Sources and services  12%
Classification and cataloging (Organization of information) 13%
Basic Computer Knowledge (MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 15%
General Knowledge   10%
Islamiyat / Ethics  10%
04 Receptionists (BPS-14)
Verbal Reasoning  20%
IQ  20%
Basic Computer Knowledge (MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 20%
Record Keeping  10%
General Knowledge   15%
Islamiyat / Ethics  15%

05 Stenographer (BPS-14)
Verbal Reasoning  20%
IQ  20%
Basic Computer Knowledge (MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint)10%
General Knowledge   10%
Islamiyat / Ethics  10%
Skill Test (Only for Short listed candidate)
English Short Hand Speed: 40 w. p. m  15%
English Typing Speed: 80 w. p. m  15%
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06 Senior Clerk (BPS-14)
Verbal Reasoning  20%
IQ  20%
Basic Computer Knowledge (MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint)20%
Simple Letter Drafting  10%
Filing/Record Keeping  10%
General Knowledge   10%
Islamiyat / Ethics  10%
07 Computer Operator (BPS-12)
Verbal Reasoning  20%
IQ  20%
Basic Computer Knowledge (MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint)20%
Installation of Software and Hardware  10%
General Knowledge   15%
Islamiyat / Ethics  15%
08 Data Processing Assistant BPS-12)
Verbal Reasoning  20%
IQ  20%
Basic Computer Knowledge (MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint)15%
Data Entry Operations  15%
Skill Test (Only for Short listed candidate) English Typing Speed: 30 w. p. m  30%

Sunday, 1 October 2017

October 01, 2017

PPSC Lecturer Jobs Qualification

PPSC Lecturers SS Jobs Qualification Criteria, Who Can Apply for Lecturers Jobs, Subject Specialist Jobs

Punjab Public Service Commission Lahore Notice 


OF MEETING  HELD ON 17-3-2005 VIDE NO. SO (UNIV) 10-3/2003 GOVT. 
WING)  AND MINUTES OF QEDC, DATED  02-5-2005,  04-11-2010, 19-12-2011, 
09-01-2012, 17-02-2012 & 19-12-2012
(Updated on 22.06.2017)

1 Arabic  
2nd Class Master’s Degree in Arabic
Ashahdat-ul-Alimiyyah Fil Uloomil Arabiyyah Wal
2  Civics
2nd Class Master’s Degree in Civics
Pol. Science.
3  Islamiat  
2nd Class Master’s Degree in Islamiat
Islamic Studies
Islamic Culture & Religion
Ashahdat-ul-Alimiyyah Fil Uloomil Arabiyyah Wal
B.A. (Hons.) Usul-ud-Din
4  Biology  
2nd Class Master’s Degree in Biology
Botny or Zoology with B.Sc. in both will be acceptable
Micro-Biology and Molecular Genetics
Marine Biology
Fresh Water Biology and Fisheries
M.Sc. Biology (Plant Sciences)
M.Sc. Biology (Animal Sciences)
M.Sc. Botany
BS Botany
M.Sc. Zoology
BS Zoology BS / B.Sc. (Hons.) Biotechnology
BS / B.Sc. (Hons.) Biochemistry
BS (Hons.) in  Environmental Science
B.Sc. (Hons.) Bioinformatics
5  Botany  
2nd Class Master’s Degree in Botany
Plant Breeding & Genetics
Mycology & Plant Pathology.
M.Sc. Biology (Plant Sciences)
6 Zoology 
2nd Class Master’s Degree in Zoology
Plant Breeding & Genetics
Mycology & Plant Pathology
M.Sc. Biology (Animal Sciences)
7  Chemistry  
2nd Class Master’s Degree in Chemistry
Applied Chemistry
M.Sc. (Industrial Chemistry)
8  Computer Science  
2nd Class Master’s Degree in MS (CS)
M.Sc. Logic & Computer Science
MIT (Master’s degree in Information Technology)
M.Sc. Telecom
M.Sc. Software Engineering
B.Sc. (Hons.) in Computer Science
B.Sc. (Hons.) in Software Engineering
B.Sc. (Hons.) in Information Systems
9  Economics  
2nd Class Master’s Degree in Economics
M.Sc. Economics
Business Economics
M.Sc. Economics & Finance
B.Sc. (Hons.) Agricultural & Resource Economics
10  Education  
2nd Class Master’s Degree in M.A. Education
M.A. Educational Assessment & Research
11  Commerce  
2nd Class Master’s Degree in Commerce
M. Com.
M.A. Finance
M.  S. Accounting & Finance
M.S. Banking & Finance
MBA Marketing
MBA Finance
12  Geology  
2nd Class Master’s Degree in Geology
M.Sc. Environmental Science
M.Sc. Earth Science
M.Sc. Seismology.
13  Home Economics 
2nd Class Master’s Degree in M.A. Home Economics
M.Sc. Home Economics.
14  Journalism/Mass Communication
2nd Class Master’s Degree in M.A. Development
15  Pakistan Studies  
2nd Class Master’s Degree in Pakistan Studies
Political Science
M.A. International Relations
16  Political Science  
2nd Class Master’s Degree in Political Science
M.Sc. Political Studies.
M.A. International Relations.
M.A. Diplomacy & Strategic Studies
Master in Politics and International Relations
Master in Defense and Diplomatic Studies
17  Psychology 
2 nd Class Master’s Degree in Psychology
M.Sc. Applied Psychology
M.Sc. Behavioral Science
BS (Hons) Clinical Psychology
18  Physics 
2nd Class Master’s Degree in Physics
M.Sc. Computational Physics
19  Physical Education  
2nd Class Master’s Degree in Physical Education
M.A. Health & Physical Education
M.Sc. Physical Education
M.S.c Sports Science
20  Social Work  
2nd Class Master’s Degree in Social Work
M.A. Women Studies
M.A. Gender Studies
M.A Population Studies
M.A. Rural Sociology
21  Sociology  
2nd Class Master’s Degree in Sociology
Rural Sociology
M.Sc. Anthropology
M.A. Sociology & Anthropology
M.A. Women Studies
M.A. Gender Studies
M.A. Population Studies
22  Statistics  
2nd Class Master’s Degree in Statistics
M.Sc. Operational Research.
23 Urdu  
2nd Class Master’s Degree in Urdu
M.A. Iqbaliat / Iqbal Studies
October 01, 2017

Lecturer sample paper of PPSC

01. Mohd bin Qasim was the nephew of __________
a. Sulayman bin Abdul Malik
b. Abdul Malik bin Marwan
c. Walid bin Abdul Malik
d. Hajjaj bin Yousaf
02. Raja Dahir was the ruler of ________
a. Lahore
b. Dehli
c. Sindh
d. Depalpur
03. Who had the shortest tenure as Governor – General of Pakistan ?
a. Iskendar Mirza
b. Ghulam Muhammad
c. Muhammad Ali Jinnah
d. Kh. Nazimmuddin
04. Who is the first Chief Executive of Pakistan ?
a. Gen. Ayub Khan
b. Gen. Yahya Khan
c. Gen. Zia – ul – haq
d. Gen. Pervez Musharraf
05. Liaquat – Nehru pact was announced at Delhi in :
a. January 1950
b. February 1950
c. March 1950
d. April 1950
06. Which country is situated in the east of Pakistan ?

a. Iran
b. Afghanistan
c. China
d. India
07. India recognised the provisional Government of Bangladesh on
a. Dec 6, 1971
b. Dec 16, 1971
c. Jan 1, 1972
d. Dec 18, 1971
08. “Qissa Sohni Mahinwal” was written by
a. Hafiz Barkhurdar
b. Hashim Shah
c. Fazal Shah
d. Waris Shah
7). The first issue of Maualana Abul Kalam Azads ‘Al Hilal’ came out on 13 July:
a) 1912
b) 1922
c) 1932
d) None of these
8). In the hindu kush mountains all passes connect Pakistan with:
a) China
b) Afghanistan
c) Tajikistan
d) None of these
9. “The Millat and Menace of Indianism” is written by:
a. Muhammad Ali
b. Ch. Rehmat Ali
c. Shaukat Ali
d. None of these
10. The Lucknow Pact was conceived by:
a. Lord Chemsford
b. John Simon
c. Edward Cadogan
d. None of these
11) Pakistan’s ideology is based on the ideals of:
(a) Democracy
(b) Theocracy
(c) Islam
(d) None of these
12) Ch. Rahmat Ali, the architect of the name of Pakistan, died on:
(a) Feb. 2, 1951
(b) Feb. 12,1951
(c) Feb. 22,1951
(d) None of these
13) What is the total area of Pakistan (Sq Km):
(a) 695095
(b) 795095
(c) 796096
(d) None of these
14. Who divided Bengal into East and West Bengal in July 1905?
a. Lord Curzon
b. Lord Minto
c. Lord Morely
d. None of these
15. The Simon Commission arrived in India on:
a. 3rd February, 1927
b. 3rd February, 1928
c. 3rd February, 1929
d. None of these
16. The height of Pakistan’s highest mountain Pak-Godwin Austin is as high as:
a. 26, 250 ft
b. 27, 250 ft
c. 28, 250 ft
d. None of these
17). Who wrote “Humanyun Nama”?
(a) Shahabuddin
(b) Gulbadan Begum
(c) Humayun
(d) Qudrat Ullah Shahab
18. From which country Pakistan purchased Gawader?
(a) Kuwait
(b) Iran
(c) Oman
(d) None of these
19). Which Radio Station already existed at the time of creation of Pakistan?
(a) Peshawar
(b) Karachi
(c) Quetta
(d) None of these
20). When was the state of Swat included in Pakistan?
(a) 4th April 1969
(b) 28th July 1969
(c) 29th June 1970
(d) None of these
21) In which year Pakistan become ‘Republic’?
(a) 1947
(b) 1956
(c) 1962
(d) None of these
22) Which mountain range is located between China and Pakistan:
(a) Siwaliks
(b) Hindu Kush Range
(c) Great Himalayas
(d) None of these
23. Yousaf raza gillani elected on
a.25 march 2008      b.25april 2008     c.25sep2008      d.24nov2008
24.There are how many districts in Punjab
a.35        b.36      c.37   d.38
25.Awaran is the district of
a.Sindh        b.balochistan           c.Punjab   d.Gigat baltistan
26.How many districts are in AJK
a.9       b.8       c.10        d.12
27. war of independence was fought in
a.1757        b.1857      c.1858      d.1758
28. Objective resolution was passed in
a.1948    b.1949       c.1954  d.1953
29.What is the height of minar epakistan
a.194ft      b.196ft        c.204ft     d.218ft
30. 45. after war of 1971 which agreement was signed between India and Pakistan?
(a) Culcutta Pact
(b) Lucknow Pact
(c) Simla Pact
(d) Bombay Pact