Govt in a fix over ‘tough’ IMF conditions

IMF suggests Pakistan increase GST, interest rate, gas and electricity tariff  Pakistan asked to further devalue its local currency by Rs10 to Rs15 against dollarISLAMABAD: The government is reportedly in a fix over the "tough" conditions imposed by the visiting team of the International...

Pakistan receives $1bn from Saudi Arabia, SBP confirms

KARACHI: Pakistan has received $1 billion from Saudi Arabia as part of the $3 billion pledged by the kingdom to Islamabad as balance of...

Rabeel Warraich’s $30 million bet on Pakistani entrepreneurship

How a 33-year-old middle-class Pindi boy became the first professional venture capitalist in Pakistani history

CRRC keen to invest in Pakistan under CPEC

BEIJING: China Railway Rolling Corporation (CRRC), Tangshan, has shown keen interest to invest in Pakistan under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) by supplying products...

Is biotechnology the future of agriculture in Pakistan?

Due to the adoption of hybrid maize seeds by farmers, average yields of maize across Punjab have increased from 14 maunds per acre...

Rabeel Warraich’s $30 million bet on Pakistani entrepreneurship

How a 33-year-old middle-class Pindi boy became the first professional venture capitalist in Pakistani history

Interloop targetting Pakistan’s largest-ever private sector IPO

The nation’s 7th largest exporter is keen to get listed on the Pakistan Stock Exchange

021Disrupt: First step towards building a Silicon Gali in Pakistan?

How one conference wants to help create an entrepreneurship ecosystem in the country that badly needs one

Zanroo will allow Pakistani social media marketers to ‘listen’ to you

Thai social media platform is launching its multilingual social listening tool in Pakistan

The global halal trade: Is Belgium the next frontier for Pakistani exports?

A growing Muslim population and rising non-Muslim interest in halal products is a market waiting to be captured

The heir to Agha Hasan Abedi

How Abraaj’s downfall has echoes of the earlier scandal of BCCI’s collapse, and how it might impact the place of Pakistanis in global finance

Customs Today: the fake news portal used to threaten global shipping companies in Pakistan

A group of toy importers has taken to planting untrue stories on a news website in a bid to blackmail major shipping companies into cooperating with their tax evasion scheme

Habib Bank makes the pivot towards FinTech

Pakistan’s largest bank announces a big push into branchless banking, investments in technology infrastructure

Editor’s Note: Encouraging entrepreneurship

Why is Silicon Valley in California and not anywhere else in the world? Why was the world’s biggest hub of innovation founded foremost in...

Editor’s Note: The dangers of misinformation

It used to be that companies would hire public relations firms to manage their image in the media by trying to put the best...
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Daronomics and its aftershocks

A familiar mess that the PTI has inherited

Rabeel Warraich’s $30 million bet on Pakistani entrepreneurship

How a 33-year-old middle-class Pindi boy became the first professional venture capitalist in Pakistani history

Govt set to shock electricity consumers

–Govt decides to withdraw Rs146bn subsidy being given to domestic consumers–Power Ministry proposes up to Rs20.70 per unit increase in price of electricity to...

What the Panjgur airport incident tells us about nepotism in PIA

LAHORE: The recent incident at the Panjgaur airport on November 9, that saw the tyre of Pakistan International Airline flight PK517 burst while landing and...

The heir to Agha Hasan Abedi

How Abraaj’s downfall has echoes of the earlier scandal of BCCI’s collapse, and how it might impact the place of Pakistanis in global finance

Pakistan escapes downgrade to frontier by MSCI, UBL & Lucky Cement stocks demoted

United Bank Limited and Lucky Cement have been removed from the MSCI Global Standard Index Pakistan and have been demoted to MSCI Global Small Cap Indexes

Interloop, manufacturer of socks for Adidas, Nike set for IPO

Interloop intends to raise over Rs6.8 billion ($51 million) for expanding its sock manufacturing capacity by approximately 20% and enter the denim business

Fresh audit reveals PIA’s market share greatly diminished between 2008-2017

According to the audit report, the state-owned airline couldn’t continue as a going concern without the assistance of the government since it had accumulated a loss of Rs361 billion till December last year