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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

Are we ready for a world cup without Saeed Ajmal?

Everyone has by now heard of the Saeed Ajmal ban. Yes, even my first reaction was ‘Oh! Common! Is this all that the BCCI is doing?!’ They are scared of a challenge. But then I thought, maybe there is an actual issue. There are plenty of off-spinners called for their action; even Ajmal was a few years back. No doubt this is a big blow to the Pakistan cricket team because Saeed Ajmal is not just the best bowler in the

Opinion

Independent Media – The Downside…

One of the most important things that Musharraf did during his era was giving the media its much needed freedom. One of the reasons I believe this took so long was because, for most of our history, we have been under dictatorial rule and dictators generally do not like people pointing fingers at them or being held to account. The irony however, is that media was given freedom in Pakistan by a dictator. The fourth pillar of state There are