Dehydrating to optimize advantage

Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the global dehydrated food market to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than...

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

Pakistan needs a data privacy law. The Personal Data Protection Bill is not up to the challenge

While the 2020 Personal Data Protection Bill helps protect citizens against abuses by private companies, it does little to protect citizens from abuses of data privacy by the government itself

This 18-year-old wants to put your own personal safety in the palm of your hands

What would you do if you are walking down the street and saw a fight break out? For 18-year-old high school student...

How Pakistan’s Big Tobacco gets away with tax theft

They are called loosies in the United States. A single cigarette that is purchased and sold, usually in areas that are low-income...

The law of unintended consequences: when GDPR increased Google’s market concentration

The digital privacy legislation that was meant to afford user protections in the digital sphere is believed to have played a central role in growing the monopolistic hold of Google on the advertising ecosystem, argues a new paper from Geradin Partners

Will Toyota be able to kill two birds with this one stone?

Earlier this month, the market was abuzz with talks that Indus Motor Company (IMC), the makers of Toyota Corollas in Pakistan, is...

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

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...

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...

Power Cement gears up for infrastructure spending spree

The company will increase its production capacity to 3.4 million tons per year, with a new plant expected to come online by June 2019

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,...

How Hum Networks rose to become one of the biggest names in Pakistani entertainment

For over a decade now, Hum TV has been one of the most watched entertainment television channels in Pakistan, consistently ranking at...

Here is why the latest PSX notice by leasing company PICL should be taken with a pinch of salt

Pakistan Industrial and Commercial Leasing has been unable to disclose its financials to public investors for well over a decade, but has decided to seek an extension by blaming the pandemic’s impact on its own C-suite

Tab to taxpayers: Rs5 billion

Located around 318 kilometers east of Karachi, the headquarter of Tharparkar, amid the sand dunes lies Mithi – infamous for its...