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Nasir Jamal

Situationer: when fear takes over

AROUND noon on Thursday a mother received a call from her daughter’s school in Gulberg. The caller informed her... Updated Feb 24, 2017 02:17pm

Opinion divided in Punjab

SO far, Pakistan has mostly remained off the new US administration’s radar. But it has only been a month. How ... Published Feb 19, 2017 06:00am

Enter the new players

At least three new carmakers plan to enter Pakistan’s market whose size, some analysts believe will double by 2025. Updated Feb 13, 2017 07:47am

Fintech start-ups get $300,000 grant

Karandaaz Pakistan announced funding for three start-ups, namely Ricult Pakistan, Paysys Labs and PublishEX Solutions. Updated Feb 09, 2017 08:38am

Growth needs a helping hand

“At the moment, the furniture industry is focused more on the domestic market which is expanding very fast” says Published Feb 06, 2017 06:55am

Punjab raises local govt’s share

The interim Punjab Provincial Finance Commission Award will raise the share of funds for local functions. Updated Jan 23, 2017 08:01am

Viability of urea export

“The revival of three closed urea plants on the back of smooth LNG supplies has changed the dynamics of the Published Jan 09, 2017 07:01am

Investment takes a step forward

After a lull of 6-7 years, FDI is picking up. CPEC has helped. But I think even without it our perception has improved. Updated Jan 02, 2017 11:50am

Premature de-industrialisation

“Hounded by over 36 departments, numerous taxation structures, and continued opening up of the economy in the name Published Dec 26, 2016 07:07am

Development report card

‘The pace of fund utilisation in Punjab picks up momentum in the third quarter of the financial year. Updated Dec 19, 2016 07:41am