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  • Why Pakistanis are among the least innovative in the world

    It's a pity that Pakistan was ranked at 131 out of 141 countries in the 2015 report of the Global Innovation Index — which explores the impact of innovation-oriented policies on economic growth and development...

    The Ministry of Science and Technology, upon inquiry from the National Assembly, stated in a report that the reasons for the country's poor ranking include:1) Low percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for science and...
  • City youth’s innovative prowess lauded

    KARACHI: The auditorium of Habib University on Sunday evening was abuzz with activity as the three-day hackathon ‘I am Karachi Innovation Challenge’, held in collaboration with Pakistan Innovation Foundation, came to an end, providing opportunities to the charged up winning teams, whose projects aced above the rest...

    A panel of five dignitaries — I Am Karachi Consortium President Jameel Yusuf, [email protected] President Jahan Ara, writer Romana...

  • Innovative ways of tech start-up financing

    Initially a success in posh localities of Karachi, the company is now planning expanding its business in other cities as well...

    It is doing well in Lahore, according to market sources, adding that this start-up will have to come up with a more innovative business model amidst growing market competition with Uber...

  • Facing tough times with innovative skills

    The withdrawal of incentives forced 400 out of 440 units to uproot their plants and machinery and relocate to other parts as manufacturing in the area became unfeasible due to freight costs on movement of raw materials and finished goods from and to the port in Karachi and elsewhere in the country...

    The company, employing 5,500-6,000 people in its two facilities in Gadoon and Karachi, succeeded in grossing a modest profit of Rs591......

  • Innovative banking products

    THE use of financial technology — fintech — is fast becoming visible across the spectrum of all banking products but notably for handling of home remittances...

    “As the central bank keeps pushing us to mobilise more remittances from overseas Pakistanis and as growth rate of remittances has started slowing down, fintech is keeping us on track in our task,” says a senior executive of National Bank of Pakistan
  • Youth present innovative ideas to reform education system

    PESHAWAR: Basecamp Peshawar, a co-working and incubation centre, in collaboration with Ilm Ideas2, an NGO, arranged an Education Innovation Challenge (EIC) here to hunt innovative ideas to reform the education system from KG to class 10 under the K10 Project in Khyber PakhtunkhwaTalking to media persons, Basecamp programme manager Neelam Azmat said, “K10 was the first and lone project of its type in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

    “KP...

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