Renewed beginnings

The 2013 National Power Policy was basically two-pronged: eliminate an average power shortfall of 5,000MW and make sure it’s done with tangible improvement in...

Dramatically transforming the way we travel

Have you ever imagined riding on a car for hire despite owning several vehicles? Or riding a plush vehicle without ever having to own...

Editor’s Note: An all-or-nothing bet

Those that the gods want to destroy, they first make promising. And promising is what Warid was when it entered the Pakistani telecom market....

Technology Vs Crime

Technology has dramatically changed how we connect and socialize today. The associated communication revolution like communication mobility and social media revolution has impacted the...

Could Pakistan be on the verge of an internet blackout?

The curse of slow internet speeds and complaints about it seem to be a daily ritual here in Pakistan. Open social media websites like...

Pakistan’s Stock Market: No pandemonium, for the moment

  Imran Khan is not the only one celebrating ‘Yom-e-Tashakkur’, many at the stock market are doing the same. The Pakistan Stock Exchange is finally...

Will the stock exchange breathe a sigh of relief after Panamagate verdict?

Lahore: It has been a tumultuous few months for the country, as the Panamagate scandal had viciously gripped the country and media frenzy surrounding...

Editorial–Incentivising consumers for desired behaviour

  The promise of digital banking is alluring. The realization so far has been elusive. Though the field might not exactly be dormant, it is...

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 bank or...

10 facts about milk that you should know

A huge public debate about milk quality has been raging in recent months. A lot of confusion and doubts spread through the mass media...

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 opportunities. I...

Child Labour – End of a life before it begins

She was 11, shy and looked obviously very scared when I found her sitting on the floor of my living room with her aunt,...

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, seminars, and...

Fiscal discipline: A comparison between PML-N and PPP regimes

Over a passage of time, it becomes important that we reflect into the economic performances of the PML-N and PPP regimes respectively and gain...

The 13th idea

In the run up to the federal budget, there are many points of view in the market of ideas for the government to act...

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