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Why your LUMS and IBA degrees will not land you a job

Consider the following thought experiment: what would it take for a company to replace Google as the default search engine to the...

Tania Aidrus’s big bet on creating a Digital Pakistan

It started, as things often do in Pakistan, with a WhatsApp forward. On Thursday, December 5, a group of Pakistanis living in...

Can a MiniSo franchise make you a millionaire overnight?

Ask the scholars that spend decades obsessing over Japanese aesthetics and they will tell you tales of loft ideals and an ideology...

Two new venture capital funds target Pakistani startups. Is there enough deal flow?

If you are an entrepreneur or startup investor in Pakistan, the odds are very high that you have met Kalsoom Lakhani. She...

This EdTech startup wants to change the way Pakistani children learn mathematics

Ask any primary or lower secondary school student about the most difficult subject they have to study and, more often...

Turkish tiles giant Kale becomes market leader among imported brands. What’s next?

Building a house is an opportunity that, for most people, only comes once in a lifetime. Keeping that in mind...

How a 30 year old became a media tycoon

Deep into the winding, messy streets of a Lahore township, on one end of a broken road stands a building...

Is Ernst & Young about to exit Pakistan?

Ernst & Young, the global accounting and professional services firm that goes by its brand name EY, is re-evaluating its relationship with...

Budget 2019-20: Salaried class to pay more taxes under PTI govt

Tax reliefs for salaried class introduced by the PML-N government have been withdrawn by the PTI led government in the latest budget.

Amazon eyes expansion in Pakistan, eager to capture e-commerce market

Amazon officials have also ensured that every effort would be made to make the process of selling on Amazon easy for Pakistani nationals.

Rupee continues to tumble, down 3.1 per cent

It is speculated that the rupee will continue to fall and is expected to be valued at around Rs180 by December 2020 against the US dollar.

14 banks to remain open this weekend to facilitate Hajj applicants

In order to facilitate the aspiring pilgrims in depositing Hajj applications, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has directed 14 designated banks...

PSX plummets 785 points as geopolitical tensions escalate

KARACHI: Investors of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed bloodshed on Tuesday, as the geopolitical tensions between India and Pakistan kept the market...

ADB, Pakistan sign $75m loan agreement to upgrade Mardan-Swabi Road

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Pakistan have signed a loan agreement for $75 million to widen and upgrade...

Money launderers deserve no concession, maintains PM

–PM reviews steps to counter money laundering, financial corruption –Six banks fined Rs 247m over fake bank accounts: SBP –Foreign remittances up by 12.5pc after govt...