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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

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

10 Things Pakistan Does Best

1) You visit/live in Pakistan and you don’t try a paan? Impossible. Now I’m not saying that one has to get addicted to it, but there won’t be much harm in trying it at least once, right? Try it. You’ll know how good it tastes then. 2) In a country with paan kiosks scattered around, how can one possibly miss the paan-stained pavements or corners? They chew, take in the flavors and spit. Voila! Disgusting to see, but one just