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Budget 2017-18 to come next month

April 17, 2017

Annual Budget 2017-18 will be announced on May 26. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said that the government has decided to announce the budget earlier this year because the holy month of Ramzan is approaching only a few days afterwards. This would be the first time that the annual budget will be in the public domain […]

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PSX takes a downward ride on Monday

April 17, 2017

Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) showed a slow start to the week. Stock market wasn’t a happy place for customers on Monday. Starting from above 47518.18 points, the market came down to 46743.55. It showed a steep but little recovery before closing on 47125.12 points. The automobile sector took a major brunt. Several companies lost on […]

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Why would I label China a currency...

April 17, 2017

USA Today reported that US President Trump stepped back on his previous plans to label China as a currency manipulator. He suggested that he is doing so as part of a strategic effort to convince China to work with the US in opposing North Korea’s missile buildup. President’s tweet said “Why would I call China […]

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Two more asked to leave United Plane...

April 17, 2017

United Airline doesn’t seem to have it easy these days. After a widely reported incident of ruthlessly dragging an Asian passenger off the plane, now the airline has made news for kicking off an engaged couple. Meera Jagannathan reported that the couple from Utah, Michael Hohl and Amber Maxwell, were enroute to their destination wedding […]

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How Telenor’s digital startup accelerator is empowering...

February 27, 2017

Telenor Pakistan provides the power of digital communication and aims to empower societies for a secure future. Telenor Velocity is the first of its kind Digital Startup Accelerator, focused on helping startups go to market over a period of 6 months, by accessing Telenor Pakistan’s scale and assets. Telenor Velocity provides a unique platform for […]

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Herself@ PITB: Ensuring success for female entrepreneurs

February 22, 2017

Herself, designed to empower women in Pakistan is a program initiated by the entrepreneurship wing of Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB). Their vision is to increase the number of females in the workforce even if they choose to stay at home. Action & Impact In only six months, the program has assisted approximately 100 women by […]