Nasir Jamal

Virgin land for IT ventures

‘The number of internet users is growing rapidly with the launch of 3G/4G and a fall in prices of smart phones. Published Oct 27, 2014 07:01am

Concerns over growing poverty

‘Higher growth and investment alone do not guarantee a remedy. Even our public investment policies are... Published Oct 20, 2014 06:27am

Eyeing productive investment

‘If the businessmen must spend their capital on productive investments to create jobs and stimulate the economy, the Published Oct 13, 2014 06:25am

South Asia’s dismal HDIs

‘Unless you have a good set of economic policies and evenly distribute resources to cut poverty and make everyone Published Oct 06, 2014 01:53am

Spirit of entrepreneurship

‘If we give our entrepreneurs the respect they deserve, they can do miracles for this country and its people’ Published Sep 29, 2014 06:12am

Textile growth shift

“If you read through our quarterly reports, you will trace eroding profitability to energy bills and rupee... Updated Sep 22, 2014 09:00pm

Our side of the flood story

Pakistan is far from finding a fix for monsoon flooding, or from minimising loss of life and other damage. Published Sep 19, 2014 05:39am

Floods to hit growth rate

The 2010 floods had pulled down GDP growth to just 2.6pc against the target of 4.5pc for 2010-11. Updated Sep 21, 2014 08:56am

At the mercy of the water

Women hugged one another as if they hadn’t met in ages; men kissed children like they had returned home from war. Published Sep 09, 2014 05:59am

High-tech entrepreneurs at work

‘Plan9 helps tech entrepreneurs solve some problems associated with running a startup by providing free workspace, Published Sep 08, 2014 06:14am

Footprints: Living In Fear

Most residents of the village, Joyian, left their homes when cross-border firing intensified in the middle of August. Published Sep 02, 2014 06:13am

‘Nothing succeeds like success’

Comfort Group of Companies Chairman M. I. Khurram says he reinvested all his earnings in business expansion. His group, Published Sep 01, 2014 07:29am

IT-driven public service delivery

The use of technology to monitor and record the government’s work is increasing thanks to the backing from the top Published Sep 01, 2014 07:29am

Eying economy’s future

“Whether the protestors succeed in forcing the government out or not, the impact of the recent events on the economy Published Aug 18, 2014 07:34am