Industry

Fori Mazdoori is a Smart App Initiative that Connects Blue-collared Workers instantly with Employers

Fori Mazdoori is a smart app initiative that thrives on digital inclusion by connecting blue-collared workers instantly with employers across Pakistan. Launching its first operation in May 2017, Fori has partnered with Telenor Pakistan with 50 retailers on-board, and has angel investors like InfoTech Group backing them up. Fori aims to bridge the gap between […]

CreditFix Wins $100,000 at Fintech Disrupt Challenge 2017

Karandaaz Pakistan announced ‘CreditFix’ the winner of its Fintech Disrupt Challenge 2017 after a close competition between extraordinary startups at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi. CreditFix, founded by Owais Zaidi will receive up to $100,000 in funding whereas the three runner-ups, ‘Invoice Wakalah’, ‘UniKrew’ and ‘Agrigate’ will receive up to $20,000 each. The […]

Government is determined to bring PayPal in Pakistan, Says Minister of Commerce

The Commerce Minister of Pakistan, Khurram Dastgir says that government is making sincere efforts to bring PayPal and other digital payment gateways to Pakistan. He was addressing the business community of Sialkot, where he told that necessary legislation is already in process under the supervision of SBP (State Bank of Pakistan) and soon key talks […]

Careem Includes 25,000 Taxis to its Fleet for Islamabad & Rawalpindi

Careem has added 25,000 local Taxis on it’s platform in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Starting today, customers will see the new “TAXI” car type as an option in their Careem app while booking for a new ride. This will increase the number of rides for Taxi drivers and reduce the wasteful kilometers spent […]

Propaganda Accounts & Websites Under Surveillance Says Marriyum

Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb has urged the social media users to refrain from negative propaganda against constitutional institutions of the state. In a statement, she warned the social media users and website owners to refrain from posting fake news against the government and Pakistan armed forces. Those, who […]

Bank of China Gets License to Operate in Pakistan from State Bank of Pakistan

State Bank of Pakistan has granted the government-run Bank of China a license to operate in Pakistan. The bank will commence its business in branch mode after meeting other regulatory requirements. The Bank of China aims to ease the financial requirements regarding China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) related projects. China has pledged to invest some […]

M&P Courier Brings Discounts For Customers at its Launch

M&P Express Logistics, the leading Courier service of the country, for its launch is offering great rates for within city and across city shipping. Formerly known as OCS Pakistan, after its acquisition by Muller and Phipps Pakistan (a 103 years old Distribution house specializing in Pharmaceutical, Telecommunication, Healthcare, Consumer product & financial services), M&P Express […]

Uber Arrives in Hyderabad, Free Rides for 3 Days

Just last week Uber officially kicked off its ride-hailing services in the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi and now its wheels are touching the roads of Hyderabad. Uber has announced today to launch services in Hyderabad, which makes it the second city in Sindh after Karachi. For those who don’t know, Uber is a mobile […]

PEMRA Revokes The License of Bol News, Channel Taken Off Air

PEMRA (Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority) has revoked the license of Bol News and Bol Entertainment after Interior Ministry rejected security clearance of the company’s directors. PEMRA has given instructions to PakSat to immediately stop the transmission of these two channels and all the distribution networks and cable operators have been directed to take these channels […]