Cisco is paying $610 million to acquire Viptela, a software-defined-networks (SDN) start-up in Silicon Valley that was co-founded in 2012 by Pakistani-American entrepreneurs Amir Khan, Atif Khan and Khalid Raza. "Together, Cisco and Viptela will be able to deliver next-generation SD-WAN solutions to best serve all size and scale of...
With this article we have tried to expose many interesting facts and figures about current Economic Crisis in Pakistan with relevant references. We have collected the information by referring only and only Pakistani News sites. CPEC Explained Official Way - During the state visit to Pakistan in 2015, Chinese President...
Neither a clean chit nor a disqualification: the drawn out Supreme Court (SC) case probing the Sharif family’s alleged corruption in the Panamagate case ended today as the court ordered the formation of a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe how the family's money was transferred to Qatar. The...
After getting ahead of India in equity market performance, Pakistan is getting ahead of India in another indicator: economic freedom ranking. That’s according to the recent 2017 Index of Economic Freedom ranking, which places Pakistan in 141st position and India at 143th. Published by the Heritage Foundation, the Economic Freedom report...
Why Google honours him today? Edhi, who founded the world's largest volunteer ambulance network, would have been 89 on Tuesday. Abdul Sattar Edhi founded the world's largest volunteer ambulance network in Pakistan, the Edhi Foundation. Unlike wealthy individuals that fund charities in their names, Edhi dedicated his life to the poor...
Islamabad (AFP) - Pakistan's defence minister has threatened to retaliate in kind to any Israeli nuclear strike after apparently being tricked by a fake news site into a confrontation on social media. Khawaja Asif was responding to an invented story published on the website AWDNews and headlined: "Israeli Defense Minister:...
One of Bollywood’s most-watched couples made an interesting choice when it came to naming their newborn baby. On Dec. 20 actors Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan welcomed their first child, a baby boy, in Mumbai, naming him Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi. But the name Taimur sparked a raging debate...
KARACHI: All domestic and international flights of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) were cancelled on Wednesday, airport officials said, as the strike resulting from employees' protest against the national carrier's proposed privatisation entered its second day. PIA employees resumed their protest outside major airports across the country, which came as the...
Pakistani tech company Inov8 Limited has been valued at $108 million in its first round of fresh funding. The company made the announcement on Oct. 29 following an equity injection of $5.4 million from Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the minister of culture, youth, and social development of the...
There is a serious obsession with the hijab in the Muslim community, and it needs to end. In one way or another, we have all witnessed or experienced the way a veiled woman is perceived as devout and respectable, while her unveiled sister is supposedly disconnected from God, and least...
Sixteen-year-old Raffay Ansari is a self-taught programmer. He’s been an iOS developer for over three years and has now graduated into full-stack, meaning he’s comfortable working with a number of different languages as well as both back-end and front-end technologies. The teenage prodigy from Pakistan has earned several thousand...
After so long once again she had settled her feet on stairs of Sadh bello and she thought how time engulfs every love as night imbibes the light . How guilt had engirdled her for years how time had been scourging her for her sin for so long and...
Sitara Brooj Akbar is just 15 years old, but oozes confidence rare for children her age. Home-schooled and self-taught as she had to leave school for "asking too many questions", Sitara will be mentoring Pakistani kids here via a platform that has been set to help children excel. The platform,...
Available on YouTube, the video showcases how the tastes, desires, preferences of citizens in India and Pakistan are alike. For the Independence Day celebrations of India and Pakistan, online food delivery marketplace Foodpanda has launched a video which captures the universal love for food in both the countries. "It plays on...
DUBAI // Many jobseekers in the UAE miss out on opportunities because they know little of the country’s laws or its cultural and professional environment, the founder of a support group says. Imran Hilal Khan, who runs Helping Hands, said: “They don’t realise that the UAE is a competitive market...
Khadijah Niazi is an inspirational example of how online education is revolutionizing learning. She was only 10 years old when she first took the Artificial Intelligence online course on Udacity. Now, she is a 14 year old girl studying in the 9th Grade and has already managed to complete more...
“The best start-ups come from somebody needing to scratch an itch” - Michael Arrington, founder and co-editor of Techcrunch. Anyone in the United States, Australia or Europe will nod their heads undeniably thinking of the explosion of shining Apple logos on wooden bench tops of high street hubs that...
Officials in Pakistan's MQM party have told the UK authorities they received Indian government funds, the BBC learnt from an authoritative Pakistani source. UK authorities investigating the MQM for alleged money laundering also found a list of weapons in an MQM property. A Pakistani official has told the BBC that India...
Seen from the Internet, it is a vast education empire: hundreds of universities and high schools, with elegant names and smiling professors at sun-dappled American campuses. Their websites, glossy and assured, offer online degrees in dozens of disciplines, like nursing and civil engineering. There are glowing endorsements on the CNN...
LAHORE: An election tribunal on Monday ordered re-election in Lahore's NA-125 and PP-155 constituencies after rigging on the seats was proven during the 2013 general elections. The one-page verdict said that the ballot bags had been opened with a sharp object and the records had been tampered with. It added that...
Featuring designers like Sania Maskatiya, Nida Azwer, HSY and Shamaeel Ansari, here are looks from the four-day event. source: Dawn.com
When Assistant Sub-inspector (ASI) Sameena Sarwar was a young girl, growing up in a village in Gujar Khan, she dreamed of wearing a uniform. “I never accepted societal notions of appropriate behaviour for girls; I rode my bicycle to college, I wanted to prove that anything my brothers could...
Senior MQM leader Faisal Sabzwari has tendered his resignation from the party membership, ARY News reported. Sabzwari submitted his resignation to the party in the wake of MQM chief Altaf Hussain’s outburst of anger against him for violating party discipline. The sources told that Sabzwari and other leaders skipped the important...
ISLAMABAD: Two Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) planes are ready to depart for Yemen on Saturday in order to bring back the Pakistanis currently stranded there in wake of the military offensive launched by Saudi Arabia and its allies on Huthi rebels in Yemen, spokesman for the PM house told...
Saudi Arabia waged early Thursday “Operation Decisive Storm” against the Houthi coup in Yemen and in support of legitimate President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi. A Saudi air campaign was launched overnight which has already resulted in the elimination of several Houthi leaders. Yemen air space is currently under full control of the...
In Pakistan, it’s difficult to find a more successful money manager than Maheen Rahman. The 39-year-old turned a loss—making asset management company into a profitable acquisition target, led her flagship equity fund to the country’s top performance and positioned her new firm for what she estimates will be a 40...
The government of Punjab has announced Ch.Shafi as Chair person of overseas pakistanis to district Nankana sahib(one of the most prestigious and religious place for sikh community all around the globe) and there of he will be working closely together with the local and international community. Overseas Pakistanis have been...
Pakistani supermodel Ayyan, who is currently detained in a case of money laundering for attempting to fly abroad with US $500,000, divulged before a Custom Court in Rawalpindi that she acquired the sum by selling a property to Former interior minister Rehman Malik’s brother Khalid Malik. Khalid Malik was...
A Pakistani women’s rights activist was among 16 extraordinary youth from across the Commonwealth countries who won the prestigious 2015 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work. 28-year-old Gulalai Ismail, from Peshawar, was conferred the award for her initiative ‘Aware Girls.’ Gulalai and her sister Saba set up Aware...
Karachi “The Economic Hub” of the Country Previously known as City of lights but due to increasing rate of criminal activities many feel it safe to call it The City of Crime. During first 2 months of the New Year about 129 people have been killed up till now...