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  • Pakistan StartUp Cup looking for innovative business ideas

    The fourth Pakistan StartUp Cup — arranged by the US Diplomatic Mission in Pakistan and The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) — is looking for entrepreneurs with innovative business ideas to apply to the competition by September 20...

    The Pakistan StartUp Cup Challenge is a business model competition open to all business types, with special focus on entrepreneurs with grassroots-driven business models...

  • Government to help scale innovative business ideas: PM Imran

    ISLAMABAD: While acknowledging the role startups are playing in the country’s economic growth and financial inclusion, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Wednesday that his government will facilitate talented entrepreneurs in transforming their innovative ideas into sustainable businesses...

    Khan said Pakistan has immense resources like gold, copper and coal reserves, however termed youth as the most valuable resource being the...

  • Trump to discuss ‘new ideas’ on Afghanistan

    Trump, who is scheduled to chair a meeting of his security advisers later this week to review Washington’s Afghan policy, also said the administration was working on various ideas to formulate a new strategy...

    The US president made these remarks at a lunch with his service members in Newport News, Virginia, on Tuesday, adding he came there to discuss “new ideas” with his soldiers on how to win the war in Afghanistan...

  • New ideas to tackle Syria refugee crisis: Investing, not aid

    AMMAN: Bold new ideas for helping Syrian refugees and their overburdened Middle Eastern host countries are gaining traction among international donors, shocked into action by this year's migration of hundreds of thousands of desperate Syrians to Europe...

    A group of seven international aid groups, led by the Norwegian Refugee Council, called for a "new deal" between donors and hosts...

  • PAKISTAN’S CHALLENGES: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS 2015-2030: Looking inwards: the new development paradigm

    - Pakistan’s national income per capita has doubled since 1990; with income poverty declining nearly three times since 2000- The share of Foreign Direct Investment in the economy has fluctuated in the past 30 years; in 2013 it was back at the 1990 level- If Pakistan is to meet the SDGs, there is considerable scope to improve the role of partnershipsNegotiating the path towards sustainable development is not easy for any country acting...

  • Surge in Eid business

    THE last minute dash by frantic shoppers boosted retail Eid sales to an all-time high, as market watchers projected a minimum 10pc expansion, with business estimated to have reached a staggering Rs850bn this season...

    Clothing, footwear, cosmetics and fashion accessories cut the biggest share of the Eid spending pie...

  • Women’s beauty business booming on the eve of Eid in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: While big malls and shops run by male owners did good business as Eid shopping reached its peak on ‘Chand Raat’, women running beauty parlours, salons and boutiques in Peshawar were also not lagging behind...

    In fact, girls who know the art of making henna designs are in great demand on the eve of Eid...

  • Eid alert: Congo virus: how to protect yourself this Eid

    KARACHI: Given the serious threat posed to public health this Eidul Azha on account of Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) that has so far claimed at least 28 lives in the country, experts have suggested a number of ways that could help people fulfil their religious obligation safely...

    The foremost effective step for CCHF prevention, according to experts, is the provision of abattoirs or designated places for animal sacrifice
  • Youth come up with ideas to fight extremism

    KARACHI: With the authorities exercising laws to combat extremism in the city, groups comprising young people huddled together to discuss ideas and come up with practical measures to counter terrorism across the country...

    Held at the Rangoonwala Centre, ‘Pakistan fights back’ — a hackathon accompanied by a small art exhibition — was organised by HIVE Karachi, a resource centre that aims at combating terrorism by giving a platform to...

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