NADRA-MasterCard Agreement suspended

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has suspended the NADRA-MasterCard agreement saying that the deal was made without seeking prior written government permission and...

SBP looking into NADRA-MasterCard agreement over concerns of possible breach of security of national database

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has decided to look into a newly signed agreement between MasterCard - an online payment processing company and...

Power tussle in FPCCI lingers on

Members of the executive committee of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) have expressed concern over FPCCI President Zubair Tufail...

Expo 2017: Future Energy

by Muhammad Asif Noor Less than five months remain before the ‘Expo 2017: Future Energy’ opens in Astana, Kazakhstan. The ‘future energy’ theme is meant to...

ECNEC approves energy and education mega projects

In a meeting chaired by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Wednesday, the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) approved various mega projects...

Pakistan seeks help to set up institution for financing development

Pakistan is seeking the support of international financial institutions (IFI) to set up a new institution to facilitate long-term investment for infrastructure projects, an...

Two new power plants to add 1650 MW to national grid

The government signed four agreements on Wednesday to set up two coal-based power plants of a total of 1650 MWs in Hub and Thar...

Work on Bhasha and Mohmand dams to commence in 2017: minister

Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif on Wednesday said that the groundbreaking ceremonies of two massive reservoir construction projects, the Diamer-Bhasha dam and...

Pakistan’s GSP plus status in jeopardy

    Pakistan’s GSP Plus status is in jeopardy as the government has still not prepared a report to respond to the queries raised by UN’s...

Strong deposit growth bodes well for Pak banks

    Deposits at Pakistan’s commercial banks reached Rs11.2 trillion as of December 30, 2016, some 20.4 per cent year-on-year growth in deposits compared to the...

Outfitters’:How a mould-breaking business model caved in to Pakistani patriarchy

It started off with a bold idea born of an important insight: young middle class men and women in Pakistan’s urban centers aspired to...

Shabbir Tiles: Stiling homes for decades

Shabbir Tiles and Ceramics Ltd (STCL/Stile), in the past few weeks has invested over Rs 20 crore in its production plants to bring innovation...

ECC allows 300,000 tons of urea export

    The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Monday endorsed continuing the fertilizer subsidy scheme and approved export of 300,000 tons of urea...

CCP imposes fine on dairy companies for violation of Competition Act

    The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has passed an order imposing fines of Rs 62.29 million on Engro Foods Limited (EFL), Rs 2 million...

Beefing up a one time giant

Mr. Burger, which is known for introducing the concept of burgers in Pakistan, has opened for franchising for the first time in its 36-year...

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