3 men show how to successfully mix business with pleasure

Abandoning jobs mid-career is something that the less adventurous abhor. After all who would want to leave the safety of a job...

Four Decades Of Quality Food

  Elizabeth Olsen said, “I get way too much happiness from good food.” And honestly, who doesn’t? Food is an expression of happiness...

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...

Government inaction smokes away Rs25 billion annually

Gold Leaf is a popular cigarette brand in the country, and Kabir Khan usually puffs up on it. But occasionally when he...

Energy: colliding visions for powering Pakistan

Both the PTI and PML-N offer competing proposals for how best to manage Pakistan’s electricity generation sector

After the storm, dark clouds still hover over oil refining sector

It has been a terrible year for Pakistan’s oil refinery sector, which has been hammered with losses that resulted from the combined...

Our exchange rate policy

The rupee declined sharply against the US dollar during intraday trading Wednesday and no explanation and little rationale has been provided by the central...

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,...

A perfectly legit bugbear

For long years, the local automobile tyre manufacturers had whined about 2.5 million pieces being smuggled every year. While the smuggling has...

An eye for detail

Passion for the vintage stuff – from cars to guns – provides an opening to Junaid Ahmed to pioneer in lucrative car detailing business

Klockwork’s mantra: The bigger, the better

With clients like the Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts & Accessories Manufacturers, Habib Construction Services, and the government of Punjab, Klockwork positions...

Nepotism got you a seat on the company’s board. At least learn to do it well

About 60-70% of the people appointed as directors to the vast array of publicly listed companies in Pakistan are family members of...

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...

No better time than now, to move back!

I moved back to Lahore close to the end of 2015, with a heavy heart, worried about the lack of attractive digital-business...

Pakistan: Of apples, cars, oil and IMF

While China is part of the story, it is not the pièce de résistance