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  • Real estate trumps water in Islamabad

    Haider lives in the G10 residential district of Pakistan’s capital city of Islamabad — and like many households in the city, his only gets water from the mains three to four hours a day...

    Ahmed Ali, a resident of Gawalmandi in Islamabad’s twin city Rawalpindi — around 13 kilometres south of Islamabad’s centre — faces similar problems...

  • BlackBerry delays Pakistan shutdown as talks on govt access continue

    ISLAMABAD: BlackBerry Ltd will delay shutting down its operations in Pakistan until Dec 30 as negotiations continue over government demands for access to users' private data, the company and the telecoms authority said on Monday...

    Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) had in July demanded BlackBerry give it access to its BlackBerry Enterprise Services, which encrypt data such as emails and instant messages, or shut it down by...

  • BlackBerry unveils second, cheaper, Android device

    TORONTO: BlackBerry Ltd unveiled a second Android-based handset on Tuesday, a device combining Alphabet Inc's popular software and broad app catalog with the Canadian company's security and productivity features at a lower price...

    2-inch touchscreen-only DTEK50 is available from Tuesday for pre-order from BlackBerry's online shop in the US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and The Netherlands for $299...

  • BlackBerry CEO says turnaround two-thirds complete

    TORONTO: BlackBerry Ltd Chief Executive John Chen said on Monday he was two-thirds of the way toward achieving his goal of turning the Canadian technology company's fortunes around...

    Waterloo, Ontario-based BlackBerry, a once-dominant smartphone maker, has shifted its focus to software that companies and governments use to manage their mobile devices...

  • BlackBerry to outsource handsets, will halt production

    MONTREAL: BlackBerry, the Canadian firm that helped pioneer the smartphone market, said Wednesday it will stop making handsets, outsourcing production to an Indonesian partner...

    Handsets with the BlackBerry name will be produced under license by PT Tiphone Mobile Indonesia Tbk, allowing the Canadian firm to concentrate on software and services, a statement by the firms said...

  • BlackBerry avoids smartphone risk with outsource move: CEO

    WATERLOO: BlackBerry Ltd's decision to outsource the development of its smartphones helps it avoid the risks of a competitive market and focus on its more lucrative businesses of software and managing rival devices, its chief executive said on Wednesday...

    O) rose 5 per cent as investors welcomed a further shift away the money-losing handset business, in which BlackBerry had gone from being a market leader to trailing far behind...

  • ICCI for rationalising taxes on real estate

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Tuesday urged the government to rationalise taxes on real estate sector that will help in boosting the economy...

    Addressing a delegation of Islamabad Real Estate Agents Association, ICCI president Muzzamil Hussain Sabri said the government should give preferential treatment to real estate sector which has the potential to speed up the growth of economy...

  • Real estate indices for equal risk sharing

    Late last month, the issue came under the spotlight at a workshop on ‘application of real estate indices in Islamic financial institutions’ organised by the Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance, IBA in Karachi...

    The workshop was conducted by Dr Sheharyar Bokhari, a PhD in real estate and urban studies and a researcher at MIT Centre for Real Estate...

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