Third time lucky

After getting a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Fast University, Khurram Samad decided to use his skills and the best technology available...

Dessert Directory: A platform for the consumer’s sweet tooth

Platform businesses – those that make money by providing a platform for other business to sell their products to consumers – are...

Listen. Read. Play: The Storykit story

The key to any good business initiative is choosing the right market, especially if you are planning on offering something that is...

Pakistan, promise unfulfilled

Established as far back as the middle of the nineteenth century, 1860 to be precise, the Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and...

Where some see a massive water shortage, others see commercial opportunity

In an article published last year in Dawn, writer Khurram Husain had assessed that under the Supreme Court’s “Dam Fund” announced by...

Despite growing competition, Adamjee Insurance remains the dominant player

A fact: Adamjee Insurance is outperforming almost all of its peers, and with Pakistan’s insurance industry still in its nascent stages and...

How to capitalise on the pandemic and import cheaper gas

The coronavirus pandemic will affect everything and there is no reason to believe that the energy supply chain will be any different....

InfoTech: A Lone Wolf In Pakistan’s Struggling IT Industry

Akhtar brought InfoTech to profitability and continues to build on that success with double digit year-on-year growth. He is a sought-after speaker,...

Large-scale industry continues to contract, agriculture shows promise

It comes as no surprise to any observer of the Pakistani economy that large-scale manufacturing continues to decline in output. For the...

Huawei, postmodern China in microcosm

Coinciding with Deng Xiaoping’s inspired new modernization design to transform People’s Republic of China around 13 years post the Cultural Revolution turmoil,...

No match to China, India

Ever wondered why some fabrics feel smooth as silk to touch while others are abrasive against one’s skin? Ever chose a dress...

Water and climate change: the (hopefully not) insurmountable challenges

Here is the bad news when it comes to climate change: if the government of Pakistan consisted of 100% extremely competent and...

The Savvy Planner

The accidental event manager whom destiny guided to his vocation When Aamir Mazhar graduated with a Master’s degree in banking, finance and marketing,...

The one stop solution to climate, social ills, and tax evasion: Sin tax

It’s really not as ridiculous as it sounds, because it has been done before. We just need to figure out what would work for us

Media Wars

Traditional news organisations are caught between many a devil and a deep blue sea: Fake news, social media, ever falling revenues combined making it an uphill task to keep their heads above water