The cost of surplus power

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi recently said that the country would experience an electricity surplus in the region of 2,400-3,400 MW by February next...

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...

Imran Khan: Build governance, discontinue Raja Rule

For too long we have had arbitrary government run by elected rajas who personalized governance without due process, record-keeping or transparency. One lasting legacy...

Onecoin: Cryptocurrency for the gullible

Our society seems to be fascinated with credulity and self-delusion. I first noticed this back in 2013, when “Engineer” Agha Waqar came up with...

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...

Taken for a ride: Uber’s free ride wasn’t free after all

It was 9:07 pm and my thoughts raced like a tangled mess, loops of thread getting stuck at adjacent knots and reversing only to...

Pakistan’s misplaced tax policy

One of the major features of tax policy under PML-N government has been its incessant focus on expanding Pakistan’s tax net. To achieve this...

Gaslight at the end of PSX tunnel

The week ending on October 14 had been precarious for the PSX and investors as political tensions gave the market a good old hammering....

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...

Return of the Stay at Home Mom – The Second Innings

During the time when I was desperately looking for a job, I got a call from a recruitment manager of a well-known company. I...

Return of the Bull

LAHOREby REMSHAY AHMEDPakistan has managed to gather a spot on the global economic scene recently after achieving the status of an emerging market by...

Pakistan needs to get out of the comfort zone, end cycle of borrowing

Pakistan is stuck in a repeated cycle of borrowing to pay back money it already owes to other countries. The scary part - it seems like it has become too comfortable with it.

Under the wings of the great Jack Ma

Bykea Founder and Daraz Co-Founder Muneeb Maayr’s memoir of his time with Jack Ma – Founder and CEO AliBaba Group

An annoying blend of oddities!

Commercial business activity, encompassing all economic and monetary pursuits, from delivering a newspaper to managing a multimillion rupee company in Pakistan, is perhaps like...

Leap Of Faith

A few months ago I took my head office team to a team building session at a nearby resort. Although I was heading the...

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Former PSX chairman Richard Morin breaks his silence

The former CEO of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) Richard Morin has come out swinging against rumours surrounding his abrupt resignation as the boss...

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FPCCI demands amnesty for export-oriented industry

KARACHI: The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Wednesday demanded the government to announce first-ever “industrial amnesty” to the export sector...