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Reqo Diq: Its History and Future Prospects

Who would have imagined discovering another natural resource from the depths of Baluchistan? Well Reko Diq begs to differ. Reko Diq is an international standard copper and gold reserve in district Chagai of Baluchistan. The evaluations by enthusiasts and foreign companies alike mention of an un-mined and untouched reserve of

Business

Pakistan Under the Crutches of A Vicious Debt Cycle

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish Prime Minister who is considered controversial in the global arena for his authoritarian policies ranging from banning Twitter to allowing females to laugh out loud in public. But what the world is missing out or is kept under the deception is the Turkish state and its development under the same Erdogan who has helped his nation evolve by leaps and bounds. Around 2001, Turkey’s financial condition was worse if not similar to that of Pakistan’s.

Technology

QMobile – Pakistan’s Rising Star

QMobile is an amazing success story to come out of Pakistan! As you may know, QMobile is the largest selling phone brand in Pakistan today. It’s a Karachi based company which was set up approximately 6 years ago by Mian Pervez Akhtar. The growth that it has seen in the last six years is staggering. QMobile began its journey by selling low-end phones to the Pakistani people. Back then people thought it was just another Chinese company selling substandard phones

Cricket

Saeed Anwar – the Magical Opener

One of my favorite memories growing up is the magnificent century that Saeed Anwar scored against India during the 1997 Independence Cup Semifinal. 22 stylish fours and 5 humongous sixes helped him score a near double century (194 off 146) in Chennai. At that time he had set a record for the highest individual score in ODIs overtaking the great Vivian Richard’s 189. His demolition of Indian bowlers Venkatesh Prasad and Anil Kumble made it even more special …. mostly

Opinion

Israeli Products You Need to Boycott

Protests and rallies are a great way to show your support with our Palestinian brethren, but you want to really hit Israel where it hurts? Then hit their economy. Boycott the following products and make them listen! Plastics Keter OutStanding LipSki AlliBERT Contico Jardin Curver Food & Drink Danone Actimel Acticia Shape Evian Volvic Dr Pepper Fanta Sunkist Fruitopia Lilt Kia Ora Sprite Schweppes Nescafe Perrier Nesquik Aero KitKat Yorkie Polo Quality Street Rowntree Maggi Smarties Cheerios Shreddies Buitoni Carnation