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Pakistan In And Out: Domestic And International Travel Insights – infographic

Did you know that Karachi is the most visited city of Pakistan in terms of incoming and outgoing travelers; and that, most travelers to Pakistan come from the United Kingdom. Surprising Han… Take a look at the infographic below, produced by Jovago, and see more domestic and international travel insights of Pakistan.

Business

Pakistani Diaspora transfer an all-time high of $60 million to mobile phones back home

Today ding* announced that $60 million of airtime has been transferred to Pakistan since the company’s launch in to the market, making the nation one of the world’s highest receivers of international mobile top-up. With mobile phones playing an increasingly large role in education, banking and productivity, it come as little surprise that Pakistani migrants are moving towards international mobile top-up as the preferred form of remittance. Since the company’s first partnership with Ufone in 2008, ding* has seen the

Technology

Substandard Mobile Phones – A Menace or Relief

The mobile market in Pakistan today is worth billions of rupees. Everywhere you go you see a mobile shop, a mobile accessory shop, or a mobile mall. You have major brands like Apple, Samsung and Nokia available, but you can also easily find local brands such as QMobile and Voice. And if you are one of those looking for a counterfeit phone, well unfortunately those are available as well! These counterfeits come in every shape and size. Styled to imitate

Opinion

Who Killed Sabeen Mahmud? Why?

Who killed Sabeen Mahmud? Why did she have to die? Is she just another casualty of multiple wars raging in Pakistan today? Did her assassins try to kill two birds with one stone? Amplify the Baloch insurgency coverage and demonize the ISI? These and other questions are being asked by many who loved and supported her and miss her badly. Will these questions ever be answered? I wouldn’t hold my breath given Pakistan’s history of high-profile assassinations since its birth.