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Australian government supports US $1 million to Pakistan

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Australian government announced additional support worth the US $1 million on Thursday to Pakistan and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to improve nutrition, eradicate hunger, and attain food security through food fortification. The official launch of the National Food Fortification Strategy followed by an announcement which has support from WFP Pakistan, the National […]…Read More

Pakistani startup "Finja" raises $1 million in funding for a product to replace cash

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LAHORE - A Pakistani startup Finja that relies on the financial technology model (Fintech) has successfully raised $1 million from Stockholm-based Vostok Emerging Finance for a product that they hope will eventually replace cash. Founded by seasoned individuals from banking and technology Qasif Shahid, Monis Rahman, and Umer Munawar, Finja aims to introduce innovative financial services through the upcoming launch of a mobile wallet product…Read More

Wapda to submit $795.8m PC-1 of Tarbela project for approval

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: In a significant development towards implementation of the 1410-MW Tarbela 5th Extension Hydropower Project, WAPDA has decided to submit PC-I of the project amounting to $ 795.8 million to the ministry for approval. This decision was made in the Authority’s meeting held in Lahore recently at WAPDA House. On the occasion, a detailed presentation was made on the PC-I of the project in the meeting by the General Manager (Tarbela Dam Project) Iqbal Masood Siddiqui…Read More

Zameen.com successfully completed 1 million property listings milestone

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article image Staff Report ISD: Zameen.com is the only real estate website in Pakistan that has successfully completed 1 million property listings milestone. It is a great honor for Zameen.com that they are the market leader in the Pakistani online real estate industry. Zeeshan Ali Khan, CEO of Zameen.com, stated that, database of around 1 million is evidence that this portal has set up a unique trend to sale and purchase of property in Pakistan. Zameen.com provides best options for real estate…Read More


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article image EatOye Pakistan, www.eatoye.pk/ Pakistan’s largest online food order service, launched a new nationwide Hyper Discount Campaign One Crore Week’, with a blog squad in Karachi. The campaign centers on massive discounts at top of the line restaurants in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad and will run throughout the week from 22nd to 26th Dec, 2014. Bloggers from across Karachi gathered on "One Crore Week’s" launch and celebrate passionfor food. The event took place in the…Read More

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Zong Super 3G subscriptions achieved 1 million marks

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article image Zong 3G and the only 4G Network celebrate its success of One million Super 3G’ users for being part of its Network at an event in Lahore. Zong claims that its "Super 3G" offers the best in class 3G serviceswhich is capable of providing maximum speeds of up to 42 Mbpsthat’stwice as fast as normal 3G available in Pakistan to its users. The company believes that it’s just the beginning and their 3G service is for every type of internet user giving them chance to experience it…Read More

Locally-made Formula 1 car unveiled for public view

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Manufactured by students of the department of mechanical engineering, NUST, Karachi, a Formula 1 sports car that has been shortlisted for participation in the Formula Student competition starting in the United Kingdom on July 9, has been unveiled for public viewing in Islamabad. The vehicle is named after the former dean of the Department of Mechanical Engineering Captain Nadeem Ahmed Shaheed, and as such is called the NAS 14’ sports car. It is the first Formula 1…Read More

Environment degradation costing Pakistan $1 billion a day

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan is losing cumulatively $1 billion per day due to the environmental degradation while the successive governments have never given serious attention to the issue.This was the crux of the seminar on "Strategic Environmental Assessment - in the context of Framework for Economic Growth - Taking the bull by the horns" organised by the Planning Commission.In his remarks, Dr Nadeem-ul-Haq, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, said that the environment has always…Read More