NADRA has implemented the new visa policy fast and well

In Pakistan, we are not used to the words “fast” and “efficient” being used with respect to anything our government does. Which...

Sound and stable, despite the rather steep fall

From 52,000-plus, the KSE-100 index’s fall to 41,000 points or thereabouts in under three months, Haroon Askari, Acting Managing Director (AMD) PSX...

Facebook, privacy, and the impact on Pakistani e-commerce

The global tech giant’s troubles may seem far removed from local concerns, but Pakistani Facebook users need to be more vigilant, says digital rights activist

The People Manager

Partner in four successful businesses, with two more in the pipeline, he is a family man who makes it a point to...

Make your own sandwich!

According to the International Finance Corporation, only 13% of the 303 companies, surveyed in Pakistan in 2010, had more than one woman...

Rising prices help Aisha Steel continue growth trajectory

In a macroeconomic environment where government spending on infrastructure is slowing down most businesses are scaling back their investments, one would expect...

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...

Coming to Pakistan

In a dynamic smartphone market where it is hard to keep track after having attained success in the international smartphone market, Lenovo...

Inov8, Flying below the radar

PAKISTAN'S LARGEST FINTECH IS POISED TO CHANGE THE PAYMENT LANDSCAPE OF PAKISTAN Founder and Co-CEO of Inov8 Limited, Hasnain Sheikh, is a man of...

With entrepreneurial spirit as his guiding light

“I like people, I like speaking, and I like creating impact,” says Umer Khan, Evenement CEO, founder of Activ8 and Service Punch,...

Accessorize Yourself

It’s alright to be a geek, and even better to express the kind of geek you are. Puts you right in the...

Spotting the fake Quaid in M1

Sana Saif, a housewife, recently opened an account in Meezan Bank and made a visit to her branch, adjacent to her apartments,...

Rafay Baloch: The Digital Exterminator

While surfing his social media account in 2008 on the now-defunct Orkut, Rafay Baloch, then 16, came across a software application meant...

Breaking the legacy mindset of large commercial banks

While up-and-coming players tap into new segments like mobile wallets, big players seem content with their decades-old business model that revolves around taking deposits and investing in risk-free securities.

What’s wrong with public debt in Pakistan

The issue of public debt in Pakistan has received a lot of attention from every concerned quarter. They have been many debates,...