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,...

Clicks instead of bricks

E-grocery, commonly phrased as online grocery is expected to grow 9.5 percent worldwide to become a $9.4 billion industry this year. In...

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...

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...

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

Who’s fault is it anyway?

The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice. –...

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,...

Selling is easy, recovery a huge challenge

“Construction is a vast sector and in terms of products produce and segments that we operate in, we are the leaders in...

The Black Friday phenomenon—A shopping spree that beats all binges

Upon hearing her friends’ last year’s experience of Black Friday sales in which they availed great discounts, the 21-year-old pharmacy student from...

Native lame ducks abound

The renowned German multinational engineering and electronics firm, Bosch, entered Pakistan with its first liaison office in Lahore in February 2016 –...

Suspending people and businesses

On September 29, Muhammad Faisal, a full-time Uber driver in Karachi, as usual left home early, at six in the morning. Having...

Giving it a go

I shall either find a way or make one, Hannibal Barca once said. This may best define the approach that led two...

NA body recommends govt to prioritise railways projects

  ISLAMABAD: Standing Committee on Pakistan Railways (PRs) has recommended the projects of PRs may be given priority by the government, especially the...

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...