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Call to include women health and hygiene...

May 24, 2018

ISLAMABAD (Monday, May 14, 2018):¬†Calling upon the political parties to include women health and hygiene into their manifestos, speakers a daylong deliberations said gender equality along with the rights for maternal and reproductive health are absolutely fundamental for a peaceful, prosperous, and sustainable world. Pakistan has largely been a society closed to women specific health […]

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Innovation District 92 calls out for applications!

May 8, 2018

Driven by the cardinal agenda to spur innovation and assist startups, Innovation District 92 is calling out for its six month incubation program in Lahore, which is open till June 10th, 2018. Innovation District 92 is a platform that envisions an ecosystem that will transform innovative ideas into high-impact businesses. Entrepreneurs pitch an array of […]

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Budding Entrepreneurs Take the Stage to Impress...

May 7, 2018

The 7th graduating batch includes 18 startups, 50% of which are run by female entrepreneurs. The latest cohort of startups that graduated from The Nest I/O on April 30 is working to disrupt a diverse set of fields including education, the wedding industry, health & lifestyle, e-commerce retail, discounts through blockchain, and many more. A […]

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On the eve of World Press Freedom...

May 6, 2018

Islamabad, 2 May 2018:¬† In a roundtable hosted by Media Matters for Democracy (MMfD), Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and the National Press Club (NPC), participants adopted a resolution reaffirming their resolve to uphold the freedom of media and expression in Pakistan and ensure the safety of Pakistani journalists. The roundtable discussion was held […]

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Japan Receives Pakistani Auto Rickshaws

June 19, 2017

It is a common practice to see people in Pakistan importing cars from foreign countries, especially Japan. However, the unexpected has happened, as a local company of Pakistan has started the business of exporting the local auto Rickshaws to Japan. The four stroke CNG autorickshaw has made its way through the markets of Japan. The […]

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WhatsApp for iPhone has just been updated

June 16, 2017

The popular messaging app is introducing an array of interesting new features such as photo filters, automatic albums and an improved way of replying to messages. Most of the iPhone users just love to take photographs. With the updated filters, they can edit their photographs, videos, and even gifs before sharing them with their friends. […]

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Sindh Government Continues to Drive Away Exports...

June 15, 2017

The Sindh Government has announced through the Sindh Budget 2017-18 that it plans to continue imposing sales tax on exports of Information Technology enabled services (commonly known as call centers and BPO services). This treatment is unique to only Sindh where exports and foreign exchange earning businesses are discouraged or asked to move their operations […]

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Is Edutech changing the game plan for...

June 15, 2017

Pakistan is facing an education crisis with 22.6 million out of school children, and the remaining who do go to schools are left at the mercy of unresolved systemic issues and with insufficient resources of learning. In order to solve the problem of education scarcity, the standard of education must be upgraded. The youth of […]

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Health tech startups need more ‘Doctors’ as...

June 12, 2017

Health tech startups need more angel investors than venture capitalists and that highlights the need for a more active role of the doctor community in the tech space. In case of economies like Pakistan where health tech startups are trending, doctors need to play a significant role. The problem with most startups is that they […]