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Jazz & Banking: A winning combination

News Desk | Jazz, Pakistan’s leading digital communications company concluded its series of engagements with corporate leaders in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and Faisalabad. The event...

Pakistan Cement Industry stays strong as Cherat & Fauji post profits

News Desk | Pakistan cement industry's FY19 started positively in terms of exports with rises in the first month of July 2018. According to the...

Nawaz: “Patriot” in power but “Proud traitor” in opposition..!

Nasir Azeem | For a few days, I had eagerly been willing to write and announce an article on the 11 points agenda presented by...

IHC orders halting of TV shows ‘promoting obscenity, indecency’ in Ramazan

News Analysis | The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered to put an end to the airing of programmes like 'Neelam Ghar' and those "appearing to...

Challenges in cyber space & Pakistan’s counter strategy

Muneeb Imran | In the 20th Century, oil was the most important commodity that drove growth and production but that is not entirely the case...

Cambridge Analytica Shuts Down After Massive Social Work For Digital Arena

News Analysis | Cambridge Analytica, the London-based elections consultancy firm has announced to immediately cease operations owing to multiple reasons, the core one related to...

Congress surrenders to the BJP?

Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay | Hindus account for almost eighty percent of India’s population. Yet, over the major part of the seven decades since partition of British...

Dairy Tech: Punjab Government launches “Milk Vending Machine”

News Analysis | Pakistan’s first automated dispenser unit is going to launch to the public next month for the provision of pure and cheap milk...

Twitter gains momentum with second straight profitable quarter

AFP | Twitter reported its second consecutive quarterly profit Wednesday, boosting the outlook for the messaging platform after years in the red.The San Francisco-based social...

Indian CEO blames Eastern States for keeping India backward

News Analysis | NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Monday said that the states in India's southern and western region were growing rapidly, but those...

Can Pakistan’s policymakers respond to much-hailed CPEC?

Waqas Shabbir | The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is hailed as the best opportunity to have knocked at Pakistan’s door, after a long stalemate...

A Candid Discussion with Governor Sindh

GVS sat down with Muhammad Zubair Umar, Sindh’s 32nd Governor, to understand the complexities of the province and of Pakistan’s largest and most dynamic...

Karachi Port Authority start fishing out the fallen containers

The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) has started the recovery efforts for the fallen containers that were hurled into the sea on 19th of March when...

Pakistan’s critical role in the New Cold War

M K Bhadrakumar | Afghanistan, no doubt, was what brought Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif to Moscow on a ‘working visit’ on February 20. This...

Saudi women to start own business without male permission

AFP | Women in Saudi Arabia can now open their own businesses without the consent of a husband or male relative, as the kingdom pushes...

Bitcoin drops further as India imposes ban, Japan faces ‘Digital robberies’

News Analysis | A week after the virtual currency trading agency ‘coincheck’ lost $530 Million to a robbery by international hackers; Japanese authorities...

Indonesia allows unlimited kinnow import from Pakistan

News Analysis | Indonesia’s commerce minister on 26th January announced the lifting of the quota embargo on kinnow imports from Pakistan, allowing shipment of an...

PIA confused between Emirates and Etihad privatization offers

News Analysis | The government will try to privatise Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) before general elections due this year, privatisation minister Daniyal Aziz said, as...

Goa CM stance on beef highlights BJP’s double standards

News Analysis | In an apparent display of double standards, the BJP leaders of Goa and Kerala have promised a supply of beef to their...

Halal Food Authority back in business

News Analysis | Halal Food Authority, a probing body put together in 2015 for the task of reassuring that food products sold to local markets...

Five things about Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince | Mohammed bin Salman

BBC NEWS | Watch five things you don't know about Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman   Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has consolidated...

How people make decisions that are bad for them

Dr. Kerry Petsinger | He looked shocked. I was having a conversation recently with a guy who was telling me about his nephew, a high school senior....

Pakistan’s economy at a tipping point

Mohammad Zubair Khan | It has only been a year since a $6.2bn International Monetary Fund programme in Pakistan was completed, and the markets are...

Growing retail sector especially through e-commerce can lower poverty in Pakistan

News Analysis | In recent years, Pakistan's urban culture has seen diversification mainly in the metropolitan cities of Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad as Pakistan becomes...

Economy & security: Two sides of the same coin

Ikram Sehgal | A strong connection between the country’s prosperity and military power or put simply, economy and security are two sides of the same...

The deadly coal mines of a resource-rich province

News Analysis | As many as 80 miners die annually in Balochistan due to the poor safety regulations. These revelations surfaced after the deaths of...

Nawaz Sharif kay ‘BACHAY’ or ‘Sons & Daughter’?

News Analysis | The Pakistani political discourse is made up of fancy terms, those which are peculiar to the countries culture. Ever since the advent...

Pilgrims fainted on Karachi-bound flight of Saudi Airline

News Analysis | The return journey became the biggest trial for 300 Pakistani pilgrims when the Karachi-bound flight of Saudi Arabian Airline, that took off...

Pakistani businessman’s dreams of “CPEC fortunes” getting frustrated?

Pakistan’s business community is becoming increasingly disillusioned with the CPEC initiative. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor was touted to be a once-in-a-generation opportunity for business...

Iran joins China, Russia and Pakistan in rejecting Trump’s Afghan policy

News Analysis | Iran has flayed the US over its new South Asia policy and has asked that country to end interference in the affairs...

Can the SC disqualify the PM (and Maryam Nawaz) without referring...

Saad Rasool | What Dr. Shahid Masood calls ‘Operation Dhabardoos’, seems to be well under way. Braving through a barrage of criticism and character assassination, the...

CEOs with more daughters have successful companies; here’s why!

Sebastien Malo | New York - Venture capital firms whose partners have more daughters tend to outperform their competitors, hiring more women and earning more...

Pak-Afghan border closures: It’s business that suffers the most!

Imtiaz Gul | After 22 days, Pakistan reopened the Friendship Gate at Chaman border crossing on May 27 on “humanitarian grounds” coinciding with the Ramazan...

FBR’s irrational taxation regime only has one motivation: extraction?

Imtiaz Gul | The Federal Board of Revenue continues to act as a highly extractive institution. With the tax-leaking at an increase and the revenue...

US fires Missiles at Syria in escalation of hostilities

By Phil Stewart and Steve Holland| WASHINGTON/PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he ordered missile strikes against a Syrian...

Saudi needs Vision 2030 NOW: If it intends to survive in...

Saad Masood | Recently it was announced that Saudi Arabia generated a fiscal deficit of about $ 85 billion in the year 2016, which was...

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