23 September, 2014 / Ziqa'ad 27, 1435

Nasir Jamal

Textile growth shift

“If you read through our quarterly reports, you will trace eroding profitability to energy bills and rupee...

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.

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.

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.

High-tech entrepreneurs at work

‘Plan9 helps tech entrepreneurs solve some problems associated with running a startup by providing free workspace,

Footprints: Living In Fear

Most residents of the village, Joyian, left their homes when cross-border firing intensified in the middle of August.

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

‘Nothing succeeds like success’

Comfort Group of Companies Chairman M. I. Khurram says he reinvested all his earnings in business expansion. His group,

Eying economy’s future

“Whether the protestors succeed in forcing the government out or not, the impact of the recent events on the economy

Punjab’s debt reduction mode

The major success in cutting the debt burden on provincial resources was achieved because of significant improvement...

Footprints: No space for Ahmadis

Jamaat-i-Ahmadiyya leaders say that the police didn’t budge when a 3,000-strong mob vandalised and burnt their homes

Corporate investment in retail sector

“There is a visible change in consumer spending patterns. The new retail formats are replacing the old trend of street

Footprints: Danger at PM's doorstep

Officials say the house was possibly a base for planning an attack on Jati Umra — the nearby estate of PM Nawaz Sharif

Online shopping catching up

The internet has significantly changed the way the retail business is done in many parts of the globe; now it’s...