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  • Ford to tie up with India's Mahindra, eyes access to huge market

    Ford Motor and India's Mahindra Group have announced they will work together in a fresh partnership as the US giant looks to boost its presence in one of the world's fastest growing auto markets...

    Mahindra is the only Indian automaker that makes electric cars, and at a fraction of the cost of global brands such as Tesla and an agreement would give Ford access to the cheap technology...

  • Airbus and Mahindra to make military choppers in India

    NEW DELHI: European aerospace giant Airbus and India's Mahindra group have inked a deal to jointly build helicopters as the Indian government moves to upgrade the country's ageing military hardware, the companies said...

    India is in the midst of a vast defence modernisation programme worth some $100 billion, partly to keep up with rival neighbours Pakistan and China...

  • Chinese tech giant Alibaba Group set to enter Pakistan; signs first MoU

    Pakistan on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Alibaba Group Holdings Limited to promote Pakistan's worldwide exports by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through e-commerce...

    "When Jack Ma shared with me his interest in establishing an e-platform in Pakistan, i instructed my office to facilitate Alibaba's initiative in every manner and in the shortest possilbe time frame," he the prime minister said, adding that the...

  • Pakistan needs latest farm-tech to achieve food security

    He said the fact should be an eye-opener that China produces two times more cotton and wheat per hectare and Egypt produces around three times more rice and sugarcane per hectare as compared to Pakistan...

    “The 21st century belongs to biotechnology and Pakistan has tremendous potential to emerge as biotechnology leader but to achieve the goal private sector, scientists, researchers and government will have to work hand-in-hand,” he...

  • Team Pakistan bags gold at regional tech awards

    COLOMBO: A team representing Pakistan at the Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) 2015 won three gold awards and one silver award at the ceremony held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, the Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT & ITES ([email protected]) announced on Saturday...

    The Sri Lankan Minister for Telecom and Digital Infrastructure was in attendance at the ceremony and the Pakistan High Commissioner Major General (retd) Syed Shakeel...

  • Google-supported Tech Mela to kick off in Pakistan tomorrow

    Google has announced its support for the largest online shopping festival in Pakistan, dubbed ‘Tech Mela’, the online shopping event will be the first of its kind in the country’s emerging e-commerce market...

    Tech Mela is slated to run for a duration of 10 days, starting on September 11 and will end on September 20...

  • Uber’s upstart rival in Pakistan uses rickshaws, low-tech phones

    LAHORE: As taxi hailing giant Uber enters Pakistan, a little-known local competitor is counting on a mix of new ideas and old technology to tap what could be a big chunk of the market: low-income residents who travel in rickshaws, not cabs...

    Pakistan has more than 130 million cellphone subscriptions, but only 21 per cent subscribe to data packages, and, while the proportion is rising, there are opportunities across emerging economies...

  • Is Pakistan the next big market for tech startups?

    Pakistan may be Asia's next big tech startup market, according to a report published by Germany's Deutsche Welle on Wednesday...

    According to DW, Pakistan's young population and increasing levels of local capital are creating opportunities for tech entrepreneurs to explore the country's market...

  • Creating the right kind of jobs should be the priority for Pakistan

    In an evolving world of work— the rapid creation and destruction of jobs— the issue of unemployment has acquired centrality in the development process and has led to the question of whether jobs, or workers, should be protected?Looking from an egalitarian perspective, the welfare of millions revolves around four things: full employment (including self-employment), fair wages, reasonable prices and an accelerated programme for community...

  • Pakistan needs to create more jobs: WB

    ISLAMABAD: The country’s economy needs to create more jobs by taking advantage of the large influx of a well-educated young labour force, says a new research by the World Bank...

    One of the key findings is that there are insufficient jobs where bachelor and graduate degree holders are expected to use their acquired skills...

  • Pakistan's younger women riding a digital wave in drive for better jobs

    When Kainat Naz joined a women-friendly technology boot camp a year ago, she had no idea it would completely change her life and her views on how women can work in conservative Pakistan...

    So she signed up for a tech programme called TechKaro, an initiative by Circle — a social enterprise that aims to improve women’s economic rights in Pakistan — and is now working full-time for a software company...

  • State executions in Pakistan decreased by 73pc in 2016: Amnesty International

    State executions in Pakistan dropped by 73 per cent in 2016 as compared to the previous year, with over 360 convicts put on death row and more than 87 hanged, rights group Amnesty International said in its latest report released on Tuesday...

    According to the report, Pakistan was joined by Iran, Saudi Arabia and Iraq as one of the countries with the greatest number of state executions in 2016, amounting to 87pc of death sentences...

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