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(Issue 53, Dec 30, 2013 - Jan 5, 2014)
IMPACT OF MIGRANTS’ REMITTANCES ON OVERALL ECONOMY OF PAKISTAN
PAKISTAN: PERFORMANCE DURING 2013 AND OUTLOOK FOR 2014

INTERVIEW WITH MR. KASHIF MATEEN ANSARI, CEO SACHAL ENERGY DEVELOPMENT

BANKING SECTOR THE BEST PERFORMER IN THE REGION

DISMAL PERFORMANCE OF TAX COLLECTION

DIVERSIFYING OF INDUSTRIAL SECTOR A BENEFIT FROM GSP PLUS
PAKISTAN’S GDP SCENARIO IN 2013
TEXTILE INDUSTRY: PROSPECTS AND ISSUES
ECONOMIC TURNAROUND OF PAKISTAN IS ON THE CARDS
FORECAST OF GLOBAL OIL PRICES THROUGH 2014
IS THERE ANY BENEFIT OF GENEVA ACCORD FOR PAKISTAN?
TURKEY, PAKISTAN SHARE VISION TO STRENGTHEN ECONOMIC TIES
(Issue 52, Dec 23 - 29, 2013)
PERFORMANCE OF LARGE SCALE INDUSTRIES
SCENARIO OF THE LARGE SCALE MANUFACTURING SECTOR OF PAKISTAN

PAK RUPEE APPRECIATES BY 2 PERCENT A MILESTONE IN 30 YEARS — FOREX INFLOWS A MUST TO IMPROVE RESERVES AND EXCHANGE RATE

INTERVIEW WITH MR ZAKARIA USMAN, PRESIDENT FPCCI

LARGE SCALE MANUFACTURING SECTOR GROWTH ON THE RISE

INDUSTRIAL ESTATES
BUDGETARY ALLOCATIONS AT FEDERAL & PROVINCIAL LEVEL NEVER REFLECTED IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION IN PAKISTAN
INTERVIEW WITH MR IMRAN SAEED, HEAD OF FINANCE, UAE AND TRADE FINANCE ADVISORY HEAD, MIDDLE EAST
GROWTH IN LARGE SCALE MANUFACTURING: REALITY OR HOAX
TREMENDOUS POTENTIAL IN HALAL MEAT MARKET
TEXTILE EXPORTS FROM PAKISTAN TO USA: RECOMMENDATION FOR YEAR 2014
CONSUL-GENERAL MESSAGE
(Issue 51, Dec 16 - 22, 2013)
GOVERNMENT ENTITIES: A MANAGEMENT MODEL DUE FOR CHANGE
GSP PLUS STATUS TO PROMOTE EXPORTS AND FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN PAKISTAN

PRIVATIZATION PROCESS IN A TRANSPARENT MANNER TO ATTRACT FOREIGN INVESTMENT

LURING FOREIGN INVESTMENT (Issue 51, Dec 16 - 22, 2013)

INTERVIEW WITH MR ANIS MAJEED, CHAIRMAN KARACHI WHOLESALE GROCERS’ ASSOCIATION (KWGA)

PROGRESS OF PRIVATIZATION AND FDIs WITHIN THE COUNTRY
TIME TO GO FOR PRIVATIZATION TO ACHIEVE CONSTRUCTIVE GOALS
SELLING FAMILY SILVER IN THE NAME OF PRIVATIZATION
PAKISTAN HAS NO BETTER ALTERNATIVE BUT TO SWALLOW BITTER PILL OF PRIVATIZATION
SOUTH ASIA ON TRACK TO MEET GROWTH EXPECTATIONS: ADB
IMPACTS OF A FALLING RUPEE
(Issue 50, Dec 9 - 15, 2013)
ESTABLISHMENT OF NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS A GIANT LEAP TOWARDS PROGRESS AND PROSPERITY FOR THE COUNTRY
INTERVIEW WITH MR ABBAS BILGRAMI, FOUNDING MEMBER OF THE ENERGY EXPERT GROUP

CREATION OF DIPLOMATIC ENCLAVE AT PEARL CONTINENTAL WITH A FOCUS TO CREATE A SOFT IMAGE OF PAKISTAN

OPEC TO KEEP INTERNATIONAL OIL PRICES ABOVE $100 A BARREL

VENTURING INTO NUCLEAR POWER GENERATION IN A BIG WAY

ENERGY SCENARIO IN PAKISTAN
RESOLUTION FOR ENERGY CRISIS IN PAKISTAN
RUSSIAN FIRM TO ASSIST CONVERSION OF 1400MW INTO COAL POWER
INTERVIEW WITH MR ZUBAIR TUFAIL, FORMER VP FPCCI
UNTAPPED ENERGY RESOURCES OF BALOCHISTAN
GADANI POWER PARK PROJECT TO USHER HUGE DEVELOPMENT IN BALOCHISTAN
PUNJAB-CHINA COOPERATION IN ENERGY SECTOR
IRAN-PAKISTAN GAS PIPELINE PROJECT STILL INTACT
AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH GHULAM MUSTAFA QAZI, VICE PRESIDENT ICMAP
(Issue 49, Dec 2 - 8, 2013)
TRANSMISSION MECHANISM OF MONETARY POLICY
INTERVIEW WITH MR MUHAMMAD AZAM KHAN, CEO SUNRISE CAPITAL (PVT) LTD

PAKISTAN A THIRD LARGEST BUYER OF MALAYSIAN PALM OIL

PAKISTAN RETURNS TO DOUBLE-DIGIT INTEREST RATE

RATES IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD

HIGH INTEREST RATE WILL DO LITTLE TO HELP CURTAIL INFLATION
HIGH INTEREST RATE PROVING COUNTERPRODUCTIVE
INFLATION AND INTEREST RATES REACHING THE SKY
INTERVIEW WITH MR KAMRAN AHMED HASHMI, GROUP CFO & COMPANY SECRETARY
DEPRECIATION OF THE CURRENCY NOT ALWAYS FAVORABLE FOR THE ECONOMY
IMPACT OF HIGH INTEREST RATE ON BANKS
PAKISTAN AND THE IMF
THE FALL OF PAK RUPEE HAS BEEN SEEN AS A POSITIVE SIGN FOR EXPORTS OF PAKISTAN
INTEREST RATE IN PAKISTAN AND ITS IMPACT ON GROWTH OF THE ECONOMY
HIGH INTEREST RATES PUTTING HURDLES IN DEVELOPING ECONOMY
(Issue 48, Nov 25 - Dec 1, 2013)
BALOCHISTAN DEPRIVED OF DECENT LIVING IN THE 21ST CENTURY
HIGH COST OF CONSTRUCTION: A DRAG TO BUILD AND SELL 9 MILLION HOMES

REFLECTION OF SRI LANKA

HEAVY TAXATION HURTING THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY’S GROWTH

INTERVIEW WITH MR SHAHAM AHMED, CHAIRMAN KBC-ICMA PAKISTAN

HOUSING FINANCE
COMPLEX TAX SYSTEM PERTURBING CEMENT INDUSTRY
INVESTMENT ON REAL ESTATE BOOMING
THE RISE AND FALL OF THE REAL ESTATE MARKET IN PAKISTAN
NEED TO BOOST CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES IN THE COUNTRY
THE TALLER THE BETTER: COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION AT ALL-TIME HIGH
INTERVIEW WITH MR SAJJAD AHMAD, CHAIRMAN CMA FOUNDATION
(Issue 47, Nov 18 - 24, 2013)
SME SECTOR POSSESSES HUGE POTENTIAL TO FETCH FOREX THROUGH EXPORT TO NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
COMBATING POVERTY THROUGH MICRO FINANCING IN BALOCHISTAN

INCREASE IN POLICY RATE WILL AFFECT MICROFINANCE, SMES, REAL ESTATE AND CONSUMER MARKET

INTERVIEW WITH MR H. M. SHAHZAD, CHAIRMAN APMDA

STATE OF MICROFINANCE IN PAKISTAN

CHALLENGE EVERY SMALL BUSINESS OWNER FACES IN THE WESTERN WORLD
MICROFINANCE SECTOR HOLDS KEY TO ALLEVIATE POVERTY FROM PAKISTAN
BANKS FIND DISCOMFORT IN SME FINANCING DUE TO RISK
AN ECONOMIC IMPASSE THAT NEEDS AN ECONOMIC & SOCIAL RESTRUCTURING
INVESTING IN HIGHER EDUCATION IN BALOCHISTAN
(Issue 46, Nov 11 - 17, 2013)
BEST COUNTRIES FOR DOING BUSINESS 2013: SINGAPORE VERSUS PAKISTAN
ENSURE SECURITY & FREEDOM, INVESTMENT TO FLOW LIKE HILL TORRENT IN PAKISTAN

PUNJAB GOVT SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH CANADIAN SOLAR COMPANY TO SET UP A 500MW SOLAR PROJECT AT QUAID-E-AZAM SOLAR PARK

TURNING GWADAR PORT INTO A HUB OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

PERCEPTION OF PAKISTAN FOR DOING BUSINESS

INTERVIEW WITH MR WASEEM VOHRA, CHAIRMAN OF STANDING COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN INVESTMENT OF FPCCI
BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT STILL GOOD IN PAKISTAN
NEED TO FIX LAW AND ORDER SITUATION IN PAKISTAN TO PROMOTE BUSINESS
INTERVIEW WITH MR BARKATULLAH LONE, AN ANALYST
PAKISTAN TO BENEFIT A LOT FROM GRANT OF GSP PLUS STATUS
INTERVIEW WITH LCCI PRESIDENT
DIPLOMATIC ACTIVITY BUILD SOFT IMAGE OF PAKISTAN
WHY PAK RUPEE IS DEPRECIATING?
STALLED PRIVATIZATION PROGRAM
(Issue 45, Nov 4 - 10, 2013)
IS PAKISTAN READY TO EXPORT MOTORCYCLES?
CHALLENGING TIME FOR CAR INDUSTRY

MOTORCYCLE PRODUCTION IN PAKISTAN SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASES DUE TO INFLATION, SURGE IN OIL PRICES

GWADAR – MESSIAH FOR DEVELOPMENT

PAAPAM SEEKS LCCI HELP FOR THE REVIVAL OF DYING TRACTOR INDUSTRY

INTERVIEW WITH MR ANWAR IQBAL, CEO SILVER SEAL INTERNATIONAL
HONDA MOTORCYCLE EYES ONE MILLION SALE TARGET
STATE OF AUTO INDUSTRY IN PAKISTAN
CHALLENGES FACING AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY
MOTORCYCLE INDUSTRY IN A SLUMP: STRATEGY FOR MANUFACTURERS TO INCREASE OFF-TAKE
NO SMOOTH SAILING FOR AUTO INDUSTRY
START OF A NEW ERA IN AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN PAKISTAN
(Issue 44, Oct 28 - Nov 3, 2013)
GLOBAL MARKET FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

ICT INDUSTRY REVOLUTIONIZES GLOBAL FUND TRANSFERS

INTERVIEW WITH MS MAIMOONA KHURSHID, A YOUNG BANKER

CONVERGENCE OF COMPUTER AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY YIELDING BENEFITS TO GENERAL PUBLIC

GROWTH AND NEED OF IT AND BANKING INDUSTRY
SKY IS THE LIMIT FOR ICT INDUSTRY IN PAKISTAN
FUTURE OF MOBILE TECHNOLOGY IS WITH ANDROID
BRANCHLESS BANKING: PLAYERS ADDING VALUE TO LURE CLIENTS
ICT BRINGS ABOUT A REVOLUTIONARY CHANGE IN PAKISTAN FINANCIAL SECTOR
ICT HAS MADE THE BANKING INDUSTRY MORE COMPETITIVE
GROWTH OF INSURANCE DEPENDS ON GROWTH OF BANKING IN BALOCHISTAN
(Issue 42-43, Oct 14 - 27, 2013)
JOURNEY FOR PAKISTANI UNIVERSITIES TO BE RANKED AMONG WORLD TOP 100
EDUCATION IN PAKISTAN SHOULD NOT BE LOOKED IN ISOLATION
UNIVERSITY EDUCATION IN PAKISTAN
EDUCATION ADVISORY GROUP FORMED IN PUNJAB

INTERVIEW WITH MR. JALAL AHMAD KHAN, AN EDUCATIONIST

GCU UNIVERSITY LAHORE: EDUCATING PEOPLE FOR TOMORROW
INTERVIEW WITH DR. SHAUKAT A. BRAH, PROFESSOR AND DEAN, KARACHI SCHOOL FOR BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP (KSBL)
GIKI ONE THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS ENGINEERING INSTITUTES OF PAKISTAN
GROWING IMAGE OF PAKISTAN UNIVERSITIES
INTERVIEW WITH MR TARIQ KALEEM, DIRECTOR, HAMDARD INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES, HAMDARD UNIVERSITY
NATIONAL CENTRE FOR MARITIME POLICY RESEARCH, BAHRIA UNIVERSITY
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MR ABDUL KHALIL, MEMBER NATIONAL COUNCIL, ICMAP RAWALPINDI
WHAT MAKES IBA THE BEST IN ITS LEAGUE?
ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND THE ROLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS
PUNJAB GROUP OF COLLEGES HAS GROWN INTO THE LARGEST EDUCATIONAL NETWORK IN PAKISTAN
(Issue 41, Oct 7 - 13, 2013)
GIVING YOUTH A CHANCE
PML-N GOVT STRIVING FOR ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF YOUTH
URGENCY OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IN BALOCHISTAN
PM’S YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

INTERVIEW WITH DR. ZUBAIR SHAIKH, DIRECTOR FAST NATIONAL UNIVERSITY KARACHI

PM’S YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PACKAGE
NEED FOR PURPOSE-BASED EDUCATION
CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE PRIME MINISTER’S INITIATIVES FOR THE YOUTH
TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING: PATHWAY TO PROSPERITY
IS THERE ANY WISDOM BEHIND YOUTH PACKAGE?
INTERVIEW WITH COUNTRY MANAGER, INTEL PAKISTAN
FUTURE BENEFIT OF EDUCATION
INTERVIEW WITH MUHAMMAD SAEED SHAFIQ, FORMER PRESIDENT KCCI
(Issue 40, Sep 30 - Oct 6, 2013)
CURRENCY DEVALUATION TO CAUSE INFLATION
FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO EROSION IN RUPEE VALUE
INTERVIEW WITH MALIK BOSTAN, CHAIRMAN EXCHANGE COMPANIES ASSOCIATION OF PAKISTAN
FALL OF RUPEE

CAUSES & CONSEQUENCES OF THE RUPEE’S FREE FALL

THE GOBAL FOREX MARKET: HOW DOES IT WORK
RUPEE STABILITY SHOULD BE THE FIRST PRIORITY
RUPEE DEVALUATION MULTIPLYING THE COST OF DOING BUSINESS
FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO HIKE IN INFLATION RATE
8th PAKISTAN EXPO 2013 OPENS NEW AVENUES FOR PAKISTAN EXPORTS
PRESSURE ON EXCHANGE RATE COULD BE EASED WITH FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT AND INCREASE IN REMITTANCES
FREE DECLINE OF RUPEE HITTING ALL MAJOR SECTORS OF ECONOMY
FALL OF PAKISTANI RUPEE AND ITS IMPACT ON THE ECONOMY
INTERVIEW WITH MR SHAMIM AHMED FIRPO, CHAIRMAN FIRPO GROUP OF COMPANIES
RUPEE IN A FREE FALL
(Issue 39, Sep 23 - 29, 2013)
LAW AND ORDER SITUATION OF PAKISTAN
PEACE IN KARACHI VITAL FOR ECONOMIC STABILITY
INTERVIEW WITH MR MUHAMMAD OVAIS, CHAIRMAN OF FIGHT AGAINST POVERTY AND IGNORANCE (FAPI)
INCREASING STREET CRIME AND VIOLENCE PROMOTING E-TRANSACTIONS

IDENTIFYING THE KEY STAKEHOLDERS

INTERVIEW WITH MIAN ZAHID HUSSAIN, PRESIDENT PAKISTAN BUSINESSMEN & INTELLECTUALS FORUM (PBIF) & ALL KARACHI INDUSTRIAL ALLIANCE (AKIA)
THE ECONOMIC CARNAGE OF KARACHI
MULTI-FACETED VIOLENCE IN KARACHI
PROSPEROUS KARACHI MEANS PROSPEROUS PAKISTAN
PEACE IN KARACHI -- VITAL FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ECONOMY
SMEs POTENTIALLY CAPABLE TO PROVIDE ECONOMIC STABILITY — ECONOMIC GROWTH KEY TO PEACE & STABILITY
CANVAS OF KARACHI VIOLENCE: FROM THE VIEW OF BREAD EARNERS
NO PROSPERITY WITHOUT PEACE
SWITZERLAND HAS LOWEST CRIME RATE DESPITE ALMOST HAVING GUN
NA WITNESSES DIVERGENCE, WALKOUTS ON TARGETED OPERATION
(Issue 38, Sep 16 - 22, 2013)
FOOD INFLATION IN PAKISTAN
INFLATION: AN EXPECTED UNCONTROLLABLE UPWARD TREND
UPWARD REVISION IN POLICY RATE TO CONTROL INFLATION
THREAT TO FOOD SECURITY
IMPACT OF FOOD INFLATION
INTERVIEW WITH DR AYUB MEHAR, ECONOMIC ADVISOR SAARC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
THE ROLE OF CONSUMERS IN CONTROLLING FOOD INFLATION
MASSIVE RUPEE FALL SPURS INFLATION
FOOD INFLATION DOMINATES THE INFLATION SCENE IN PAKISTAN

FACTORS BEHIND FOOD INFLATION

INTERVIEW WITH SYED FAISAL SHAJI, HEAD OF RESEARCH AND CORPORATE SALES STANDARD CAPITAL SECURITIES
70.7 MILLION PEOPLE FACE LACK OF FOOD, STARVATION
SOUTH ASIAN COUNTRIES MAY FACE SCARCITY OF WATER BY 2030
FOOD INFLATION AND ITS LINK TO FOOD INSECURITY
POOR IN THE COIL OF FOOD INFLATION

FISHERIES DEVELOPMENT IN BALOCHISTAN: ISSUES & CHALLENGES

MEASURES BY THE CENTRAL BANK TO CONTROL INFLATION
(Issue 37, Sep 9 - 15, 2013)
GADANI POWER PARK: A POTENTIAL GAME CHANGER?
INTERVIEW WITH MOHAMMAD ABBAS SAJID, CHAIRMAN RENEWABLE AND ALTERNATIVE ENERGY ASSOCIATION OF PAKISTAN
FOCUS ON DOMESTIC RESOURCES KEY TO RESOLVE ENERGY ISSUE
OIL PRICES AND ECONOMY OF PAKISTAN
INTERNATIONAL OIL PRICES: OPEC EYES HIGHER REVENUE
FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR LOOMING ENERGY CRISIS
SHALE OIL, GAS: OPTIONAL SOURCES FOR ENERGY-HUNGERED PAKISTAN
THE CNG DILEMMA: SOLUTION YET TO BE FOUND
SILK ROUTE FOR PIPELINES
INTERVIEW WITH MR ABDUL SAMI KHAN, CHAIRMAN PAKISTAN PETROLEUM DEALERS ASSOCIATION & CNG DEALERS ASSOCIATION
THE POTENTIAL OF OIL AND GAS IN PAKISTAN AND ITS ABILITY TO HELP AFGHANISTAN

COMPLETION OF SIX ONGOING DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

INVESTING IN OIL & GAS EXPLORATION IN BALOCHISTAN
MINIMIZING POWER GENERATION COST
ENERGY SECRETARIAT IN PUNJAB TO SECURE INVESTMENTS IN ENERGY PROJECTS
OVERCOMING ENERGY CRISIS
(Issue 36, Sep 2 - 8, 2013)
WOMEN ARE THE POOREST OF THE POOR IN PAKISTAN
WOMEN EMPOWERMENT IN BALOCHISTAN: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES
IRAN, INDIA & TANZANIA DUPLICATING PAKISTAN'S FIRST WOMEN BANK
EMPOWERING PAKISTANI WOMEN
MAKING WOMEN PARTNERS IN ECONOMIC REVOLUTION
INTERVIEW WITH SOCIAL WORKER MS PARVEEN BUTT
INTERVIEW: ABBAS HASHMI - CEO GREENCARD CAPITAL USA
WOMEN’S CAREER IN THE FINANCIAL SECTOR

INTERVIEW WITH ROZINA MUZAMIL, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR PIPFA & CONVENER CMA WOMEN'S FORUM

BALOCHISTAN: THE INVESTMENT-STARVED PROVINCE
ADDRESSING GENDER BIAS
POVERTY ATTENUATION THROUGH WOMEN ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT
INTERVIEW WITH ALIA PEERZADA, A PROGRESSIVE PAKISTANI GIRL
THE ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN
ACHIEVEMENT IN LIFE
MOST POWERFUL CEO’s : INDIAN WOMAN LEADERS
ECONOMIC INDEPENDENCE GREATLY CONTRIBUTE IN EMPOWERING WOMEN
(Issue 35, Aug 26 - Sep 1, 2013)
IMPROVING GDP
ECONOMIC GROWTH: PERCEPTION MAY BE DIFFERENT FROM REALITY
INTERVIEW WITH MR ZUBAIR TUFAIL, FORMER VP FPCCI

BOOSTING GDP SIZE AND GROWTH RATE

WORLD BANK ALSO AGREES TO EXTEND SUPPORT FISCAL PLAN WITH A LOAN OF $1.5 BILLION
BOLD, AGGRESSIVE STEPS NEEDED TO RAISE GDP IN PAKISTAN
DECLINING RUPEE VALUE MAY AFFECT GDP GROWTH RATE
FOCUSING ON AGRICULTURE CAN PULL PAKISTAN OUT OF PREVAILING MESS
MONETARY POLICY AND INTEREST RATES: WHAT DOES THE TREND SHOW?
INTERVIEW WITH MR SALAH UDDIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION OF PAKISTAN
WILL A FRESH IMF LOAN REVIVE ECONOMIC GROWTH?
WILL THE TARGETED GDP GROWTH BE ACHIEVED DURING 2013-2014?
PML-N-LED GOVERNMENT PLANS TO ACCELERATE TO 7.0PC GDP GROWTH WITHIN THREE YEARS
(Issue 34, Aug 19 - 25, 2013)
RECALLING GOLDEN DAYS OF PAKISTAN
ECONOMY OF PAKISTAN SINCE 1947

INTERVIEW WITH MR MAJYD AZIZ, FORMER PRESIDENT KCCI

PROTECTING SOVEREIGNTY OF PAKISTAN
INDEPENDENCE DAY AND BALOCHISTAN
67TH INDEPENDENCE OF PAKISTAN
STATE OF PAKISTAN SINCE 1947
ECONOMY OF PAKISTAN: IS THERE ANY HOPE?
POVERTY DECREASED SIGNIFICANTLY IN LAST THREE DECADES: WORLD BANK
INTERVIEW WITH MR MUHAMMAD SHARIF TABANI, CEO AND PRINCIPAL TABANI’S SCHOOL OF ACCOUNTANCY
DEFICITS FACING PAKISTAN
WHY EDUCATION IS MORE IMPORTANT FOR BALOCHISTAN?
REDUCE POVERTY THROUGH EDUCATION
EMERGENCY CAMPAIGN FOR UNIVERSAL PRIMARY ENROLLMENT FORMALLY LAUNCHED IN PUNJAB

ANTI-DENGUE DAY BEING OBSERVED IN PUNJAB

MENACE OF POVERTY
ALLEVIATION OF POVERTY IN PAKISTAN
MAINTAINING CORDIAL RELATIONS WITH NEIGHBORS
MICROFINANCE, LAND REFORMS ARE EFFECTIVE IN POVERTY REDUCTION
HIGH TECH DREAMS ARE THE NEW DEVELOPING WORLD REALITY
TEXTILE IS BLESSED WITH HUGE COTTON CROP, STUCK UP FUNDS HAMPERS EXPORT GROWTH
TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL PAYS TRIBUTE TO SUPREME COURT FOR ITS BOLD ACTION AGAINST THE CORRUPTS
INTERIOR MINISTER, CHAUDHRY NISAR SPELLS OUT THE NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY TO FIGHT TERRORISM
(Issue 32-33, Aug 5 - 18, 2013)
CURRENCY DEVALUATION AND ECONOMY
BOOSTING FOREIGN EXCHANGE RESERVES
RUPEE AT LIFE-TIME LOW AGAINST DOLLAR
INTERVIEW WITH SYED HAMMAD RAZA ZAIDI

PAK RUPEE LOST OVER 40 PERCENT OF ITS VALUE AGAINST THE DOLLAR SINCE MARCH 2008

PRECARIOUS BALANCE OF PAYMENTS SITUATION
IMMEDIATE MEASURES NEEDED TO CONTROL FURTHER DEVALUATION OF RUPEE
DETERIORATING HEALTH OF PAKISTANI RUPEE
WEAKENING OF THE RUPEE AGAINST THE DOLLAR
TRADE DEFICIT LIKELY TO INCREASE DURING FY14
CURRENCY DEVALUATION: CRISIS SITUATION IN THE MAKING
REVOLUTIONARY STEPS NEEDED FOR REVIVAL OF ECONOMY
(Issue 31, July 29 - Aug 4, 2013)
TREND OF SHOPPING MALLS IN PAKISTAN
PAKISTAN’S RETAIL SECTOR POSSESSES HUGE POTENTIAL
EMERGING RETAIL CHAINS
INTERVIEW WITH MR NOMAN HAMEED BOMBAYWALA, AN ANALYST
MAKRO AND METRO: LEADING RETAIL CHAIN STORES OF PAKISTAN
UNDERSTANDING THE MARKET FOR GROCERY BUSINESS
RISING POVERTY, UNEMPLOYMENT CALL FOR GROWTH BASED POLICIES
PAKISTAN’S RETAIL SECTOR IS GROWING SPEEDILY
RETAIL STORES: EXPECTED TO REGISTER PHENOMENAL GROWTH IN COMING YEARS
EMERGING MALLS AND STORE CHAINS: PROSPECTS OF THE RETAIL SECTOR IN PAKISTAN
THINKING OF STARTING A RETAIL BUSINESS IN A MALL! WE WILL TEACH YOU HOW?
(Issue 30, July 22 - 28, 2013)
OPERATIONAL ISSUES IN ISLAMIC BANKING
DIVERSITY OF SHARIAH COMPLIANT FUNDS
ACCESS TO BANK ACCOUNTS IRKS BUSINESS COMMUNITY
INTERVIEW BASHEER CHOWDRY, CEO, TRUST MODARABA
ISLAMIC FINANCE GROWTH POTENTIAL IN BALOCHISTAN
INTERVIEW WITH MR KHALID TAWAB, FORMER MINISTER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY GOVERNMENT OF SINDH
ISLAMIC FINANCIAL INDUSTRY
ENTREPRENEURS IN PAKISTAN ARE TURNING TOWARDS ISLAMIC BANKING IN LARGE NUMBERS
INTERVIEW WITH MR. SHAHZAD AHMAD AWAN, HONORARY TREASURER ICMA PAKISTAN
POTENTIAL OF ISLAMIC FINANCE IN PAKISTAN
IS YOUR JOB WORKING FOR A CONVENTIONAL OR ISLAMIC BANK, HALAL (PERMISSIBLE) OR HARAM (FORBIDDEN)
FRENCH AUTHORITIES SUPPORT ISLAMIC FINANCING
(Issue 29, July 15 - 21, 2013)
EXPORTS -- TOUGH TARGETS
ACHIEVING HIGHER VALUE ADDITION
ISSUES WITH UTILITY HAMPER TEXTILE EXPORTS
ZERO POINT BARA MARKET AT WAGHA BORDER
NO ESCAPE, VALUE ADDITION EXPORTS IS THE NEED OF THE HOUR
IS PAK-INDIA TRADE BENEFICIAL FOR TWO SIDES?
INTERVIEW WITH MR FAISAL EJAZ KHAN, CEO 1LINK GUARANTEE LIMITED
BOOSTING EXPORTS
WHY CONSUMERS PUNISHED FOR CORRUPTION OF HIGH OFFICIAL?
INTERVIEW WITH DR IRFAN AHMED, PRINCIPAL INSTITUTE OF TENDER MANAGEMENT
BOOSTING AGRI EXPORTS
FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN ACCELERATION OF ECONOMIC GROWTH
THE EXPORT POTENTIAL OF PAKISTAN
PAKISTAN’S EXPORT COMPETITIVENESS SINCE THE LAST DECADE
(Issue 28, July 8 - 14, 2013)
EMERGING TRENDS OF USING MOBILES FOR BANKING TRANSACTIONS
INTERVIEW WITH MR BASHARAT ULLAH, CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER ASKARI INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LTD
FINANCIAL INCLUSION THROUGH TECHNOLOGY DEPLOYMENT
TELECOM SECTOR FACING MANY CHALLENGES
BANKS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
INTERVIEW WITH MR JUNAID AHSAN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE TALENT EXPERTS INTERNATIONAL
GROWTH MOMENTUM OF THE BRANCHLESS BANKING SECTOR GAINING GROUND
SBP POLICIES RESTRICT BANKS TO LEAD OR MIRROR GLOBAL FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY
SBP DRIVING ENGINE OF BRANCHLESS BANKING
CELLULAR MARKET FACING INTENSIVE COMPETITION
THE EXPANSION OF BRANCHLESS BANKING IN PAKISTAN
(Issue 27, July 1 - 7, 2013)
NO INCENTIVE FOR INVESTMENT
INTERVIEW WITH MR ASHRAF TELI, CFO, GENERAL TYRE & RUBBER COMPANY OF PAKISTAN LTD
ELITE HAS BEEN BROUGHT INTO THE TAX NET
BUDGET MISSES ADDRESSING THE NEEDS OF THE PEOPLE
INTERVIEW WITH SYED JOHAR ALI QANDHARI, A RENOWNED BUSINESSMAN
ECONOMIC CHALLENGES FACED BY PEOPLE
ONCE AGAIN CHINA EXTENDS ITS HELPING HAND TO PAKISTAN TO TIDE OVER ITS FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES
LOW INTEREST RATE ALWAYS HELPS CREATING BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
BOOSTING EXPORTS A MUST TO OVERCOME BOP CRISIS
PROPOSED BUDGET BY THE PML-N GOVERNMENT
FEDERAL BUDGET 2013-14 -- AN OLD WINE IN NEW BOTTLE
SOCIAL SECTOR SPECIALLY FOCUSED IN BALOCHISTAN BUDGET
POWER SECTOR IS HIGH ON GOVERNMENT'S AGENDA
BLEAK PICTURE OF ECONOMY IN 2012-13
IMPACT OF FEDERAL BUDGET ON STOCK MARKET
MEASURES FOR UPLIFT OF YOUTH, LOW INCOME GROUPS AND POOR PEOPLE ANNOUNCED
(Issue 26, June 24 - 30, 2013)
BUDGET 2013-14 – CRITICAL REVIEW
CATER TO THE BASIC NEEDS OF THE PEOPLE FOR CREATING A TAX CULTURE IN THE COUNTRY: SIRAJUDDIN AZIZ
ANALYZING NEW TAXES UNDER EXISTING GOVERNMENT
QUANTIFYING PAKISTAN STOCK MARKET POTENTIAL
INTERVIEW WITH SAEEDA EFFENDI, A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS WOMAN WHO IS HANDLING THREE BUSINESSES
TROPICAL REVOLVING STORMS
A DISASTER TO REMEMBER
INTERVIEW WITH LCCI PRESIDENT
BUDGET AIMS AT ENERGY CRISIS
STATE OF EDUCATION IN PAKISTAN
BUDGET 2013-14 GENERALLY DESCRIBED AS DISAPPOINTING
EMPOWERING PAKISTAN -- A ROADMAP FOR SOLVING THE SHORT TERM ENERGY CRISIS
BANKING SECTOR - WHAT NEEDS TO IMPROVE?
ANALYZING THE AUTO INDUSTRY
IMPORTERS MAFIA A SERIOUS THREAT TO STEEL INDUSTRY
POTENTIAL OF AGRICULTURE SECTOR
POWER CRISIS
ENERGY CRISIS LIKELY TO CONTINUE
FERTILIZER MANUFACTURERS FACE BLEAK OUTLOOK
INTERVIEW WITH COUNTRY MANAGER INTEL PAKISTAN
SHAHBAZ SHARIF, AN IRON MAN OF THE PML-N
INTERVIEW WITH ULRICH WIPPERMANN
AVIATION INDUSTRY HAVING TREMENDOUS GROWTH POTENTIAL
BUDGET ADDS TO WOES OF COMMERCIAL BANKS
FOCUSING ON ISLAMIC FINANCE
GOVERNANCE CHALLENGE FOR NEW GOVERNMENT
STEEL BUILDS NATION
DAWOOD GLOBAL FOUNDATION
PAKISTAN'S SPORTS IN WORST TURMOIL SINCE INDEPENDENCE
INTERVIEW WITH MR KASHIF MATEEN ANSARI, CEO SACHAL ENERGY DEVELOPMENT (PVT) LTD
INTERVIEW WITH MR. M. HAROON SHAMSI, CHAIRMAN FEDERAL B. AREA ASSOCIATION OF TRADE & INDUSTRY
INTERVIEW SHEIKH IMRANUL HAQUE
NBP: PURSUIT FOR EXCELLENCE CONTINUES
SMEDA PROPOSES CROSS BORDER TRADE WITH REGIONAL COUNTRIES
BASMATI RICE EXPORTS LOOSING STEAM
CURRENT ACCOUNT DEFICIT NAIL DOWN IN NINE MONTHS
PRIVATIZATION CRUCIAL FOR REFORMS
APPROVING OF AN UNPRECEDENTED SUPPLEMENTARY EXPENDITURE FACE DIFFICULT SCENARIO
NIT: THE LARGEST AMC OF PAKISTAN
TOWARDS SAFER ENVIRONMENT
SLOW AND STEADY WILL NO LONGER WIN THE RACE
THE ROADMAP TO THE CAREER OF YOUR DREAMS
A REMARKABLE STORY OF A REMARKABLE ENGLISHMAN!
SUCCESS STORY OF A PAKISTANI BUSINESSMAN IN SINGAPORE
PGJDC – PROVIDING FACILITATION FROM MINE TO MARKET
(Issue 24-25, June 10 - 23, 2013)
RISING KSE
STRONG CORPORATE RESULTS, REFORMS IN CAPITAL GAIN TRIGGERING FACTOR OF KSE-100 INDEX: BEST HAS YET TO COME
IMPACT OF DEMUTUALIZATION ON KARACHI STOCK EXCHANGE
PAKISTAN STILL THE BEST PERFORMING MARKET
INTERVIEW WITH MR KHALID SAIFUDDIN, CEO SAFELY INVEST
SAFE'S PROJECT TO HELP ACHIEVE ECONOMIC GROWTH NOT ONLY IN PAKISTAN, BUT ALL ACROSS THE SOUTH ASIAN REGION
INTERVIEW WITH SYED FARHAN KARIM, VICE PRESIDENT CAPITAL MARKET ARIF HABIB LIMITED
BOURSES FOR CAPITAL FORMATION
THE CAUSE OF CONCERN FOR UNUSUAL GROWTH IN CAPITAL MARKETS
RE-RATING PAKISTAN'S STOCK EXCHANGE AFTER PML WIN
CHANCES OF PAKISTAN BECOMING A VIBRANT CAPITAL MARKET
PRIVATE SECTOR GIVES A BIG HAND TO NAWAZ SHARIF
ISLAMIC FINANCE AWARENESS
(Issue 23, June 3 - 9, 2013)
MANAGING RISK IN MICROFINANCE (Issue 23, June 3 - 9, 2013)
SME SECTOR FACING HOST OF ISSUES INCLUDING FINANCIAL, MARKETING AND HIGH COST OF DOING BUSINESS
TAMEER MICROFINANCE EYEING FOR AMONG TOP TEN IN THE WORLD - EASYPAISA ACHIEVES THE MILESTONE OF THIRD AROUND THE GLOBE
STRENGTHENING SMEs
MICROFINANCE: A GAME CHANGER
POVERTY ALLEVIATION THROUGH DEVELOPMENT OF MICROFINANCE IN BALOCHISTAN
SMEDA'S 5-YEAR SME BUSINESS PLAN UNVEILED
INTERVIEW WITH MR KHALID MEHMOOD, ANALYST/EXPERT
PAKISTAN IGNORING DRIVING ENGINE OF ECONOMY
MICROFINANCE HAS TO GO A LONG WAY TO FULLY COVER THE SME NEEDS
MICROFINANCE AND SMES DOING WELL
BANK ALFLAH: HARNESSING NEW OPPORTUNITIES ON SME LANDSCAPE
EMPOWERING MICROFINANCE THROUGH TECHNOLOGY
THE BRIGHT FUTURE OF PAKISTAN DEPENDS UPON THE DEVELOPMENT OF SMES
MICROFINANCE BUSINESS: OPPORTUNITY WORTH CAPITALIZING ON
(Issue 22, May 27 - June 2, 2013)
WHAT OUGHT TO BE NEW BEGINNINGS FOR PAKISTAN
MINI BUDGET AT THE BEGINNING OF A NEW ERA IS DISGUSTING
NEW GOVERNMENT LIKELY TO SUFFER FROM MISPLACED OPPORTUNITIES
PRIORITIES FOR A NEW ERA
HOPES PINNED ON THE NEW GOVERNMENT
INTERVIEW WITH MR ABDUL KHALIL, MEMBER NATIONAL COUNCIL, ICMA PAKISTAN
NEW ERA OF STRENGTHENING DEMOCRACY IN PAKISTAN
EARLY COMPLETION OF IRAN-PAKISTAN GAS PROJECT A CHALLENGE FOR NEW GOVT
NAWAZ GOVT FACE SERIOUS CHALLENGES DUE TO LESS RESOURCES, HEAVY LIABILITIES
FACING THE EXTERNAL THREATS
CHALLENGES OF NEW GOVERNMENT
HUMAN DEVELOPMENT WILL BE THE KEY CHALLENGE FOR NEW GOVERNMENT IN BALOCHISTAN
TAX GUIDELINES FOR BUDGET 2013-14
TACKLING THE DOMESTIC CHALLENGES
HERCULEAN TASK AHEAD FOR NEW GOVT
INTERVIEW: CHAIRMAN HOME PAKISTAN GROUP
LESSONS FOR PAKISTAN: LOOKING AT THE US ECONOMY
(Issue 21, May 20 - 26, 2013)
UNDERSTANDING THE LENDING ENVIRONMENT OF BANKS
LIQUIDITY FOR PRIVATE SECTOR
INTERVIEW WITH MR MUHAMMAD HAROON AGAR, PRESIDENT KARACHI CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY (KCCI)
LENDING TO FARMERS
BANK ADVANCES CLASSIFIED BY TYPE OF BORROWER
RISK-AVERSE POSTURE OF BANKS A MAJOR FACTOR FOR LOW EXPOSURE TO SMEs
FINANCIAL ACCESS TO AGRICULTURE IS SUFFICIENT
BANKS RATE OF RECOVERY AND NON PERFORMING LOANS ON THE RISE
ISLAMIC BANKING, INSURANCE GROWTH IN BALOCHISTAN
STANDARD CHARTERED AN EYE-CATCHING BRAND ON BANKING LANDSCAPE
NEGLECTING HUGE EXPORT POTENTIAL OF PHARMA INDUSTRY
INTERVIEW WITH DR ABDUL WAHAB, VICE CHANCELLOR, MOHAMMAD ALI JINNAH UNIVERSITY

(Issue 20, May 13 - 19, 2013)

DIFFICULT ACT OF BALANCING
PEOPLE ATTACH HIGH HOPES WITH BUDGET 2013-14
WHAT DO WE AS CITIZEN EXPECT PAKISTAN TO BE?
INTERVIEW WITH MUHAMMAD LUKMAN, CEO NATIONAL CLEARING COMPANY OF PAKISTAN LTD
PRE-BUDGET
ENERGY CRISIS CAUSING DECLINE IN EXPORTS FROM PUNJAB
BUSINESS COMMUNITY EXPECTS BUDGET WITH WIDE REFORMS
MANAGING THE ECONOMY WILL BE AN UPHILL TASK
FEDERAL BUDGET 2013-14
INFORMAL ECONOMY HINDERING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
WHAT DO WE WANT FROM ‘NEW PAKISTAN’
WILL IMF HAS ANY ROLE IN BUDGET MAKING?
INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN BALOCHISTAN
PIA, PAKISTAN STEEL AND RAILWAYS NEED DRASTIC REFORMS ON URGENT BASIS
(Issue 19, May 6 - 12, 2013)
ENERGY - THE NEXT GOVERNMENT'S CHALLENGE
EXPECTATIONS FROM NEXT GOVERNMENT
PEOPLE PINNING HIGH HOPES WITH THE NEXT GOVERNMENT
EXISTING CHALLENGES IN PAKISTAN FOR THE PARTY WINNING THE ELECTIONS
INTERVIEW WITH MR SAMIR AHMED, FORMER CEO PAKISTAN MERCANTILE EXCHANGE
PAKISTAN FACING ENORMOUS ECONOMIC CHALLENGES
COUNTRY DIRELY NEEDS STRONG FISCAL POLICIES FOR SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC GROWTH
IMF DOES NOT OFFER SUSTAINABLE SOLUTION
EXPECTATIONS OF THE COMMON MAN FROM THE NEW GOVERNMENT
WHICH POLITICAL PARTY WILL WIN THE ELECTIONS?
FIVE FACTORS TO MAR GDP GROWTH
NO MORE SBA LOANS ARRANGEMENT WITH IMF
(Issue 18, Apr 29 - May 5, 2013)
DEPRECIATING RUPEE FUELING INFLATION
FULL BLOWN IMPACT OF DEPLETING FOREX RESERVES LOOMING LARGE
RESERVES DECLINE – TROUBLE AHEAD
INTERVIEW WITH M. HABIB-UR-RAHMAN, CEO ATLAS ASSET MANAGEMENT
COLLAPSE OF THE DOLLAR
TRADE NEGOTIATIONS ACROSS ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC AND PROBLEMS OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
INTERVIEW WITH MOHAMMAD SHOAIB, CEO AL MEEZAN INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LIMITED
FALLING FOREX RESERVES PILE PRESSURE ON RUPEE
FOREX RESERVES OF PAKISTAN
IMPACT OF CURRENCY DEVALUATION ON RESERVES
UNSTABLE FOREIGN EXCHANGE RESERVES MAY SPARK MANY CHALLENGES
SOLICITING IMF ASSISTANCE
BUSINESS COMMUNITY CONCERNS OVER DEPLETING FOREX RESERVES, LAW & ORDER, & WORSENING ENERGY CRISIS
(Issue 17, Apr 22 - 28, 2013)
PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES PLAYING MAJOR RULE IN HIGHER EDUCATION
HIGHER EDUCATION COMMISSION -- PROVIDING INDISPENSABLE ROLE
INTERVIEW WITH ABDUL WASEY KHAN, HONORARY SECRETARY ICMA PAKISTAN
FOCUSING ON HIGHER EDUCATION
URGENT REFORMS IN EDUCATION A NATIONAL CHALLENGE
IBA LAUNCHES UNIQUE EXECUTIVE MBA PROGRAM
GCU HAS BECOME A SYMBOL OF TRUST WITH HIGHEST EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS
INTERVIEW WITH SYED NADEEM SHAH, VICE PRESIDENT SAB
THE CONTRIBUTION OF HEC TO UNIVERSITIES IN PAKISTAN
IoBM EMERGING BRAND OF QUALITY EDUCATION AT HOME AND ABROAD: REFORMS IN BASIC EDUCATION VITAL FOR THE COUNTRY
STEPS TO BE UNDERTAKEN TO HAVE PAKISTANI UNIVERSITIES IN WORLD TOP 100
INVESTING IN HIGHER EDUCATION IN BALOCHISTAN
UNIVERSITY OF PESHAWAR
INSTITUTE OF COST AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANTS OF PAKISTAN
KARACHI SCHOOL FOR BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP (KSBL)
SUKKUR IBA - AN AGENT OF SOCIAL CHANGE IN THE RURAL AREAS OF PAKISTAN
GLOBAL COLLABORATION FOR ECONOMIC PROSPERITY
BAHRIA UNIVERSITY - AN OVERVIEW
GHULAM ISHAQ KHAN INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
(Issue 16, Apr 15 - 21, 2013)
AGRICULTURAL FINANCING ON A RISE TO MEET DISBURSEMENT TARGET OF RS315BN
IMPORTANCE OF FOOD SECURITY
MANAGING BOP WITH SHRINKING FOREX RESERVES CAUSING CONCERN
NEED TO FOCUS ON LENDING TO FARMERS
INTERVIEW WITH MR MAHMOOD NAWAZ SHAH, GENERAL SECRETARY SINDH ABADGAR BOARD
ACHIEVING FOOD SECURITY
TRUE POTENTIAL OF RICE EXPORT YET TO BE EXPLOITED
INTERVIEW WITH REAP VICE CHAIRMAN
A RAY OF HOPE FOR OBSOLETE RICE HUSKING MILLS
HUGE HALAL FOOD MARKET YET TO BE TAPPED BY PAKISTAN
EXPLORING THE FOOD BUSINESS IN KARACHI
LARGE SCALE IMPORT OF TEA CAUSING DRAIN ON FOREIGN EXCHANGE
INTERVIEW WITH MR ANIS MAJEED, CHAIRMAN, KARACHI WHOLESALE GROCERS ASSOCIATION
RATIONAL POLICIES TO OVERCOME FOOD INSECURITY
FOOD SECURITY CONCERNS IN PAKISTAN
INCREASE IN SUPPORT PRICE FOR WHEAT UNLIKELY TO MEET THE TARGET
(Issue 15, Apr 8 - 14, 2013)
NEED FOR COUNTRY WIDE GOVERNANCE TO IMPROVE ECONOMIC STATE WITH NEW LEADERSHIP
GOOD GOVERNANCE KEY TO REVIVE ECONOMY
GOOD GOVERNANCE IN PAKISTAN
INTERVIEW WITH SYED ALI RAZA BUKHARI, CO-FOUNDER/CHIEF EXECUTIVE VECTOR FINANCIAL SERVICES
POOR UTILIZATION OF PSDP FUNDS
GOOD GOVERNANCE
ECONOMIC COST OF BAD GOVERNANCE
GOOD GOVERNANCE POSSIBLE WITH PROPER LEADERSHIP AND POLITICAL STABILITY
ENERGY CRISIS
INTERVIEW WITH MAJYD AZIZ BALAGAMWALA, PRESIDENT MHG GROUP OF COMPANIES
BALANCE OF PAYMENT CRISIS
LESSONS FOR PAKISTAN TO LEARN WITH GLOBAL GOVERNANCE
DIRE NEED OF GOOD GOVERNANCE FOR ECONOMIC PROSPERITY
(Issue 14, Apr 1 - 7, 2013)
RUPEE, DOLLAR AND GOLD
ECONOMIC IMPACT OF DEVALUATION OF RUPEE AGAINST THE DOLLAR
INTERVIEW WITH CAPT. HALEEM SIDDIQUI
IMPACT OF DEPRECIATING RUPEE
RUPEE LOSING GROUND IN THE WAKE OF ECONOMIC CHALLENGES, REPAYMENT TO IMF
INTERVIEW WITH AIR VICE MARSHAL DR. M. ABID RAO (R)
EFFECT OF REDUCTION IN POLICY RATE ON PRIVATE SECTOR DISBURSEMENTS
DEPLETING FOREIGN EXCHANGE RESERVES
FOMC AND IMPLICATIONS FOR PMEX COMMODITIES AND KARACHI STOCK EXCHANGE
DEPRECIATION OF THE PAKISTANI RUPEE AND WHY GOLD IS A SAFE HAVEN INVESTMENT
TIME TO CAP RUPEE'S FALL
TRUST DEFICIT AMONG THE FOREIGN INVESTORS IS INCREASING
REPERCUSSIONS OF SLIDING RUPEE FOR ECONOMY
HIKE IN GOLD PRICES ON THE CARDS
(Issue 13, Mar 25 - 31, 2013)
PAKISTAN DAY & NATIONAL INTEGRATION
ROLLER COSTAR RIDE OF PAKISTAN'S ECONOMY
FUTURE OF THE NATION ASSOCIATED WITH TRANSPARENT POLLS
THE STATE OF EDUCATION IN PAKISTAN SINCE INDEPENDENCE
EDUCATIONAL BACKWARDNESS IN BALOCHISTAN
BANKING THROUGH THE HISTORY
REVIEW OF THE BANKING SECTOR
INDUSTRIALIZATION WITHOUT ANY COMPRESSIVE PLAN
LIVELY PERFORMANCE OF NATIONAL BANK OF PAKISTAN
OATH ON PAKISTAN DAY
SUSTAINED POLICIES, FAR-REACHING REFORMS NEEDED TO OVERCOME ECONOMIC CRISIS
FOREIGN INVESTMENTS LIKELY TO RISE
INTERVIEW MOHSIN SYED CEO NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL PARKS DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT COMPANY (NIP)
WATER SCARCITY - MAJOR SNAG IN AGRICULTURAL GROWTH
WHO WILL INVEST UNDER THE CURRENT GEOPOLITICAL SITUATION OF PAKISTAN?
PAKISTAN KI KAHANI SIKKON KI ZUBANI STARTS
IDLE HANDS RESORT TO VIOLENCE
DIFFICULTIES IN EXPORTING HORTICULTURE PRODUCTS
HISTORIC VISIT OF EGYPTIAN PRESIDENT
PAKISTAN ECONOMICALLY LAGGING BEHIND REGIONAL COUNTRIES
SUPREME COURT COMES TO RESCUE CDA CHAIRMAN FROM THE WRATH OF THE OUTGOING PM
(Issue 12, Mar 18 - 24, 2013)
ONLINE BANKING IN PAKISTAN IS LAGGING BEHIND WESTERN MARKETS
IMPACT OF ONLINE BANKING
INTERVIEW WITH MR ALI IMRAN KHAN, SVP INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT, MEEZAN BANK
ONLINE BANKING IN PAKISTAN
DEPLOYMENT OF TECHNOLOGY IN FINANCIAL SECTOR
INTERVIEW WITH DR AMJAD WAHEED, CEO NBP FULLERTON ASSET MANAGEMENT LTD (NAFA)
ICT REVOLUTIONISES FINANCIAL SERVICES
KASB BANK LOOKING FOR GROWTH
CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR ONLINE BANKING WITH HAND HELD MOBILE DEVICES
ONLINE BANKING CHANGING THE FINANCIAL LANDSCAPE IN PAKISTAN
WILL PLASTIC CARDS AID IN THE PROLIFERATION OF FINANCIAL SERVICES IN THE UNBANKED POPULATION?
ONLINE BANKING FAST GAINING POPULARITY
MOBILE BANKING - BANKING FOR ALL
(Issue 11, Mar 11 - 17, 2013)
RENEWAL ENERGY SOURCES AND COAL UTILIZATION CAN CURTAIL SOARING OIL IMPORT BILL
OIL MARKETING COMPANIES MAKING GOOD BUSINESS
PSO POISED TO EMERGE AS A REGIONAL PLAYER
FERTILIZER SECTOR HAMPERED THROUGH GAS CURTAILMENT
BLEAK OUTLOOK FOR SUI TWINS
INTERVIEW WITH MUMTAZ HASAN KHAN, CHAIRMAN HASCOL PETROLEUM LIMITED
CNG BUSINESS IS NO MORE VIABLE IN PAKISTAN
PAST AND PRESENT SCENARIO OF CNG IN PAKISTAN
GAS SHORTFALL EXPECTED AT 5.2BCFD BY 2021 AND EIGHT BCFD BY 2025
PAKISTAN A NATURAL ENERGY CORRIDOR
NATION REJECTS US NAKED THREATS OF SANCTIONS OVER IP GAS PIPELINE PROJECT
(Issue 10, Mar 4 - 10, 2013)
PAKISTAN'S INSURANCE SECTOR
INTERVIEW WITH TARIQ HUSSAIN, DIRECTOR INSURANCE DIVISION OF SECP
THE INSURANCE AND REINSURANCE BUSINESS IN PAKISTAN
INTERVIEW WITH TAHIR AHMED, CEO, JUBILEE INSURANCE
IMPORTANCE OF MARINE INSURANCE FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE
INSURANCE SECTOR VICTIM OF COLLECTIVE NEGLECT
BANKS A SUCCESS STORY OF PRIVATIZATION
INTERVIEW WITH AFTAB QUTUBUDDIN MUNSHI, CEO, AL HABIB CAPITAL MARKETS (PVT) LTD
THIRD PARTY INSURANCE IN PAKISTAN
INSURANCE PENETRATION IS SUBJECT TO ROBUST BANKING IN BALOCHISTAN
LIFE INSURANCE NEEDS LARGELY UNTAPPED
POTENTIAL OF CROP INSURANCE IS YET TO BE EXPLOITED
TAKAFUL INSURANCE: AN ABSOLUTE REQUIREMENT IN MODERN TIME
(Issue 09, Feb 25 - Mar 3, 2013)
ENDEAVOURS BEING MADE TO ACHIEVE SHARIAH COMPLIANT ECONOMY
INTERVIEW WITH IRFAN SIDDIQUI, PRESIDENT & CEO MEEZAN BANK
ISLAMIC BANKS CONTINUE TO SHOW STEADY GROWTH
ISLAMIC BANKING IN PAKISTAN MAKING GOOD PROGRESS
BANK OF KHYBER: A FRONT-RUNNER TO ISLAMIC BANKING
ISLAMIC BANKING - POTENTIAL OF GROWTH REASONABLY HIGH
ISLAMIC FINANCIAL INDUSTRY MAKING STRIDES ACROSS THE WORLD
CHALLENGES WITH TAKAFUL IN PAKISTAN
INTERVIEW WITH ZUBAIR TUFAIL, FORMER VICE PRESIDENT FPCCI
ISLAMIC FINANCE AND GROWTH IS PHENOMENAL
NBP SUPPORTING MEDIA
SBP PLAYING A VITAL ROLE IN DEVELOPING SHARIAH COMPLIANT PRODUCTS
ISLAMIC ECONOMIC SYSTEM - A DIRE NEED FOR THINK & ACTION
(Issue 08, Feb 18 - 24, 2013)
FUND MANAGEMENT AND OUTLOOK
PRIMUS A JOINT VENTURE BETWEEN PAKISTAN-BRUNEI EYES GLOBAL INVESTORS MARKET
INTERVIEW WITH MASHMOOMA ZEHRA MAJEED, CEO MUTUAL FUNDS ASSOCIATION OF PAKISTAN
GROWTH OF SHARIAH COMPLIANT MUTUAL FUNDS
FUND MANAGEMENT FOR RETIREMENT
ISLAMIC MUTUAL FUND INDUSTRY HAS GROWN LEAPS AND BOUNDS IN PAKISTAN
LACK OF AWARENESS KEEPING PEOPLE AWAY FROM MUTUAL FUNDS
MARVELOUS HALF CENTURY BY NIT
MUTUAL FUNDS: A MECHANISM FOR MANAGE SAVINGS
INVESTMENT AVENUES TO MANAGE RESIDUAL FUNDS FOR INDIVIDUALS
PMEX AND COMMODITY MUTUAL FUNDS
MUTUAL FUNDS FACING STAGNATION
ATLAS ASSET MANAGEMENT
(Issue 07, Feb 11 - 17, 2013)
BEARING OF UNIVERSITY BRAND NAMES ON THE JOB MARKET
OVER 200 PHDS IN A YEAR
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH ZIA-UL-MUSTAFA AWAN, PRESIDENT ICMA PAKISTAN
URGENCY OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IN BALOCHISTAN
EDUCATION AND CORPORATE SECTOR
CAMBRIDGE VERSUS INTERMEDIATE EDUCATION SYSTEM
UK UNIVERSITIES ORGANISE GLOBAL EDUCATION FAIR IN PAKISTAN
ARE BUSINESS SCHOOLS CATERING NEEDS OF CORPORATE SECTOR?
REVOLUTIONARY MEASURES IN EDUCATION FIELD BY PML-N GOVT IN PUNJAB
GROWING NUMBER OF BUSINESS SCHOOLS
INTERVIEW WITH PROF. PARIMAL MERCHANT, NATIONAL COORDINATOR IN INDIA FOR WORLD CENTER FOR HUMANIST STUDIES
DAANISH SCHOOLS IN THE PUNJAB — A CONCRETE STEP TOWARDS POVERTY ALLEVIATION THROUGH QUALITY AND FREE EDUCATION TO THE POOREST
DISMAL PICTURE OF EDUCATION
MONETARY POLICY
INSTITUTE OF COST AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANTS OF PAKISTAN
(Issue 06, Feb 4 - 10, 2013)
PAKISTAN'S INCONSISTENT GDP
INTERVIEW WITH ENGINEER M.A.JABBAR, CHAIRMAN NORTH SINDH URBAN SERVICES CORPORATION LTD
GDP 3.7% GROWTH IN FY 2012
CAN IMF PLAY ANY ROLE IN BOOSTING PAKISTAN'S GDP?
PAKISTAN UNLIKELY TO ACHIEVE GDP GROWTH TARGET IN THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR
ENHANCING GDP SIZE
HUGELY INDEBTED PAKISTAN FACES SERIOUS PROBLEM IN MEETING ITS BUDGETARY TARGETS
INTERVIEW WITH MR ATIQ MIR, CHAIRMAN ALL KARACHI TAJIR ITTEHAD (AKTI)
CONCERTED EFFORTS NEEDED TO RAISE GDP IN PAKISTAN
ACCELERATING GDP GROWTH RATE
STRONG MICROFINANCE BASE TO CONTRIBUTE GDP GROWTH
MONETARY POLICY ON FEB 8
(Issue 05, Jan 28 - Feb 3, 2013)
BURNING MIDNIGHT COAL
THAR COAL PROJECT IN LACKLUSTER DEVELOPMENT
ACUMEN FUND DISCOVERS GEMS OF PAKISTAN!
MYSTERY BEHIND UNEXPLOITED THAR COAL
OIL LOBBY NOT ALLOWING ANY OTHER MEANS OF POWER GENERATION
USE OF COAL IN POWER GENERATION BEING OPPOSED
UNDERGROUND COAL GASIFICATION FOR DEVELOPMENT
INTERVIEW WITH MR BARKATULLAH LONE, AN ANALYST
PROSPECT FOR CONSTRUCTION OF BHASHA DAM?
PAKISTAN'S PER CAPITA ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION IS ONE-SIXTH OF THE WORLD AVERAGE
TENDER ENQUIRY NO. SSGC/LNG03/2012 FOR LNG IMPORT INFRASTRUCTURE APPROVED BY ECC
ALTERNATE BEST VITAL ENERGY SOURCE: COAL
INTERVIEW WITH MR FAISAL MOIN QURESHI, A PROGRESSIVE INDUSTRIALIST.
(Issue 04, Jan 21 - 27, 2013)
IMPROVED BILATERAL TIES BETWEEN INDIA AND PAKISTAN WILL GIVE THE NECESSARY OXYGEN TO SOUTH ASIA FREE TRADE ZONE
TRADE WITH INDIA
TRUST DEFICIT HAMPERS TRADE BETWEEN INDIA & PAKISTAN
PAKISTAN-INDIA NATURAL TRADING PARTNER
INTERVIEW WITH MR S. M. MUNEER, PRESIDENT INDIA-PAKISTAN CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY
STRANGULATED PAK-INDIA DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS
EASYPAISA ESTABLISHES ECO SYSTEM FOR BRANCHLESS BANKING
INDIA FACES CHALLENGES TO BECOME A DOMINANT COUNTRY IN GLOBAL TRADE
INADEQUATE INFRASTRUCTURE HAMPERS GROWTH IN TRADE BETWEEN PAKISTAN AND INDIA THROUGH LAND ROUTE
GRANTING MFN STATUS TO INDIA COULD RAISE GDP
HAMPERING PERFORMANCE OF TEXTILE SECTOR
(Issue 03, Jan 14 - 20, 2013)
BRANCHLESS BANKING: FASTEST GROWING SEGMENT IN PAKISTAN
BRANCHLESS BANKING IN PAKISTAN
MOBILINK PLANS MOBICASH AS A COMPLETE FINANCIAL SOLUTION
PAKISTAN, ONE OF THE FASTEST DEVELOPING MARKETS FOR BRANCHLESS BANKING IN THE WORLD
BLENDING BANKING WITH TECHNOLOGY
INTERVIEW WITH MR TANWEER AHMAD HARAL, SVP AND HEAD OF SALES & MARKETING ARIF HABIB INVESTMENTS LTD.
BANKING STRATEGY FOR FINANCIAL REFORMS
POSITIVE OUTLOOK FOR BRANCHLESS BANKING
INTERVIEW WITH MR FAIZ UR REHMAN, HEAD OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT MEEZAN BANK
SBP'S FINANCIAL INCLUSION PROGRAM
WARID TELECOM LAUNCHES TWO INTERACTIVE MOBILE APPS FOR ITS CUSTOMERS
BANKING FOR ALL
INTERVIEW WITH DR. MUHAMMAD AMJAD SAQIB
(Issue 02, Jan 7 - 13, 2013)
PAKISTAN'S CONSTRUCTION SECTOR
PAKISTAN'S REAL ESTATE SECTOR IS SET TO BACK ON TRACK IN TIME AHEAD
SKYSCRAPERS: A WAY OF LIFE OR NEED
REAL ESTATE CONTINUES TO LACK DYNAMISM
SOARING INFLATION ALSO HITTING GROWTH OF REAL ESTATE SECTOR
CEMENT INDUSTRY DOING WELL ON COAL
CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES FAR FROM BOOM
CEMENT SECTOR
CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY-MOTHER OF ECONOMIC ACTIVITY
UNCERTAINTY, LAW & ORDER KEEPING INVESTORS AWAY FROM REAL ESTATE
BOOMING CEMENT INDUSTRY
(Issue 01, Dec 31, 2012 - Jan 6, 2013)
PERFORMANCE OF CORPORATE SECTOR 2012
PORTS AND SHIPPING CURRENT SCENARIO
SUCCESSFUL WOMEN IN THE FINANCIAL SECTOR
WINNERS AND LOSERS
FOREIGN INVESTMENTS IN PAKISTAN - A PERSPECTIVE FOR 2012
YEAR 2012 TERMED 'YEAR OF ECONOMIC FAILURE' :PIAF REPORT
REASON & JUDGEMENT-QUALITIES OF A LEADER
GLOOM WORSENS: NO HAPPY NEW YEAR FOR UK
BANKS REMAIN THE WINNER
STOCK MARKET REVIEW FOR YEAR 2012
AGRICULTURE SECTOR IS FACING HOST OF PROBLEMS
BANKING SECTOR REVIEW FOR YEAR 2012
PAKISTAN'S TELECOM SECTOR
INNOVATIONS IN ICT SECTOR
EDUCATION FOR ALL - POLICY RESPONSE
FERTILIZER MANUFACTURERS BEARING BRUNT OF GAS SHORTAGE
2012: PAKISTAN CONTINUES TO FACE MACRO ECONOMIC CHALLENGES
EXPERTS WARN THAT PAKISTAN MAY FACE ECONOMIC CRISIS OF UNTOLD DIMENSION IN 2013
ENERGY CRISES DESTROY AT LEAST 50 PER CENT OF THE INDUSTRIAL SECTOR
GLOBAL ECONOMIC CRISIS OF 2012
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(Issue 51, Dec 17 - 23, 2012)

INTERVIEW WITH SYED NADEEM SHAH, VICE PRESIDENT OF SINDH ABADGAR BOARD
"FOOD RIGHT FOR ALL"
AGRICULTURE SECTOR IS CONTINUOUSLY WITNESSING A DOWNWARD TREND
FOOD SECURITY SITUATION IN PAKISTAN HAS WORSENED OVER THE PAST FOUR YEARS
ACHIEVING FOOD SECURITY
MILK INDUSTRY OF PAKISTAN
CROPS THAT CAN PULL PAKISTAN OUT OF FINANCIAL MALICE
FOOD CHAIN
FOOD BUSINESS ON I.I.CHUNDRIGAR ROAD
INTERVIEW WITH MR MAHMOOD NAWAZ SHAH, GENERAL SECRETARY SINDH ABADGAR BOARD
PAKISTAN CAN EMERGE AS A GLOBAL FOOD SUPPLIER
AGRICULTURE DISBURSEMENTS ON A RISE DESPITE CHALLENGES

(Issue 50, Dec 10 - 16, 2012)

WILL PAKISTAN IMPORT LNG?
SHALE GAS: A REVOLUTION FOR ABUNDANT AND CHEAP ENERGY IN PAKISTAN
INTERNATIONAL OIL PRICES EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE USD 100 PER BARREL IN THE LONG RUN
INTERVIEW WITH MR ABDUL SAMI KHAN, CHAIRMAN CNG DEALERS ASSOCIATION
REALITY OF PREVAILING GAS CRISIS
PUNJAB, WORST SUFFERER OF GAS SHORTAGE IN THE COUNTRY
MASSIVE PILFERAGE IN GAS SUPPLIES CAUSING AN ANNUAL LOSS OF OVER RS 180 BILLION
MAGNIFIED LOSS TO THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY AS CNG IS USED FOR TRANSPORTATION
TIME TO REDEFINE ENERGY MIX FOR PAKISTAN
INTERVIEW WITH MR MEHFOOZ URSANI, CHAIRMAN TECHNICAL COMMITTEE OF SINDH CNG ASSOCIATION
INVESTING IN BALOCHISTAN GAS SECTOR
PROVEN GAS RESERVES NEED SPEEDY DEVELOPMENT
PAKISTAN'S DOMESTIC GAS PRODUCTION WILL FALL TO 2 BILLION CFD BY 2020

(Issue 49, Dec 3 - 9, 2012)

TOURISM INDUSTRY TUMBLING
AN INTERVIEW WITH MR. GHULAM MUHAMMAD SHAHZAD, CONSULTANT UMRAH AND HAJJ SERVICES
INTERVIEW WITH MR SHAHAM AHMED, A PROUD PAKISTANI
A MUST FOR DOMESTIC AVIATION INDUSTRY TO COMPETE INTERNATIONALLY WITH RISING DEMAND
IMPACT OF MILITANCY ON TOURISM
INTERVIEW WITH MR SUMAIR SAYANI, MD PUBLIC ENTERPRISE AND EMERGING SECTOR FOR MIDDLE EAST, NORTH AFRICA & PAKISTAN NIELSEN
TAPPING BALOCHISTAN TOURISM POTENTIAL
JEDDAH HAJJ TERMINAL HANDLES WORLD'S LARGEST AVIATION OPERATION-CREATING TREMENDOUS ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES
UNEXPLORED POTENTIAL OF TOURISM
TRAVEL PORT
ECONOMIC IMPACT ON DEMAND OF TRAVEL AND TOURISM ON A GLOBAL SCALE

(ISSUE 48, Nov 26 - Dec 2, 2012)

ENGRO - COMMITTED TO POVERTY REDUCTION IN PAKISTAN  
"SCHOOL OF TOMORROW" CONFERENCE TACKLES GLOBAL ISSUES IN EDUCATION AND PROMOTES NEXT LEVEL IN LEARNING
PML-N TO EVOLVE A COMPREHENSIVE PACKAGE OF PRO-POOR POLICIES
INTERVIEW WITH MR AMANULLAH KHAN PARACHA, PRESIDENT HUMAN RIGHTS OF PAKISTAN
INTERVIEW WITH MR M.H.ASIF, CEO M.H. ASIF & ASSOCIATES
BALOCHISTAN IS THE POOREST OF ALL PROVINCES
PAKISTAN PAYS BACK 7TH IMF INSTALLMENT
POVERTY ALLEVIATION
AGRICULTURE TO HELP MITIGATE POVERTY
ALLEVIATING POVERTY THROUGH LIVESTOCK DEVELOPMENT IN BALOCHISTAN
MAKING ECONOMY ROBUST
INTERVIEW WITH MR A.B.SHAHID, A RENOWNED ECONOMIST
SPECIAL POVERTY ALLEVIATION FUND FOR HAVE-NOTS PROPOSED
(Issue 47, Nov 19 - 25, 2012)
BANKING INDUSTRY
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MR ATIF BAJWA, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, BANK ALFALAH
INTEREST RATE LIKELY TO GO UP
INTERVIEW WITH MR REHAN WAHEED, FINANCIAL ANALYST
NON-PERFORMING LOANS OF THE BANKS REACH AN ALL TIME HIGH FIGURE OF RS.653 BILLION
MAJOR BANKS EARNING PROFITS DESPITE CHALLENGES
INTERVIEW WITH MR AHMAD SULEMAN ZAHID, C.E.O. CORPORATE GENERAL SOLUTIONS (PVT) LTD.
ISLAMIC BANKING NEEDS BROADENING BASE
ISLAMIC BANKS FACING OPERATIONAL AND INSTITUTIONAL PROBLEMS
HABIB BANK - IN THE MIRROR OF HISTORY 
BUSINESS STRATEGY WITH ADVANCES THROUGH CORPORATE FINANCE AND INVESTMENT BANKING 
ECONOMIC CHALLENGES TO THE COUNTRY
MECHANISM DEVELOPED TO CURB TAX THEFT: CLAIMS THE FINANCE MINISTER

(Issue 46, Nov 12 - 18, 2012)

"POVERTY AND IGNORANCE FUEL MILITANCY AND EXTREMISM" SAYS PRESIDENT ZARDARI
INTERVIEW: SYED ALI ABBAS ABIDI, VICE CHANCELLOR KASBIT
COMPETING IN THE RACE OF PROFESSIONALISM
HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT; A PRINCIPAL NEED FOR ECONOMIC PROGRESS
HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT KEY TO SUSTAINABLE FLOWS OF HOME REMITTANCES
TOP PRIORITY BE GIVEN TO HRD
PAKISTAN'S HUMAN RESOURCE CAPITAL IS YET TO BE EXPLOITED
SKILLED HUMAN RESOURCE BEING ABSORBED IN THE UAE MARKET, A POSITIVE SIGN FOR INCREASING WORKER REMITTANCES
HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES IN BALOCHISTAN

(Issue 45, Nov 5 - 11, 2012)

HAVING NO REALIZATION OF THE POTENTIAL
INTERVIEW WITH MR. AMIN HASHWANI, A MAN OF HIGH CALIBRE
PAKISTAN NEEDS VISIONARY LEADERSHIP, BOLD DECISIONS TO ACHIEVE THE GOAL OF SELF RELIANCE
HOW COULD PAKISTAN BE SELF-RELIANT IN MANAGING ITS BUDGETARY DEFICITS?
SELF RELIANCE IS VITAL FOR PAKISTAN'S DEVELOPMENT
PRESENT STATE OF PAKISTAN'S ECONOMY

(ISSUE 44, Oct 29 - Nov 4, 2012)

PERPETUAL ISSUES IN THE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM
INTERVIEW: CAPTAIN GHULAM MUSTAFA, MD WATERLINK PAKISTAN (PVT) LTD
INFRASTRUCTURE PRE-REQUISITE FOR GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT
PUNJAB BECOMES A ROLE MODEL IN INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT
NEED FOR AUGMENTING INFRASTRUCTURE
IMPORTANCE OF RAILWAYS
PAKISTAN'S PHYSICAL INFRASTRUCTURE IS INADEQUATE IN COMPARISON WITH WORLD STANDARDS
SLOW INFRASTRUCTURE AND LOGISTIC DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY IN PAKISTAN
PSDP: HEFTY ALLOCATIONS PALTRY SPENDING

(ISSUE 43, Oct 22 - 28, 2012)

KSE-100 POISED TO ACHIEVE 20000 LAND MARK
EXPLORING ALTERNATIVES TO INVESTING IN THE STOCK MARKET
INTERVIEW WITH MR HAROON ASKARI, DMD KSE
HOW LONG WILL THE BONANZA CONTINUE?
INTERVIEW WITH LSE DIRECTOR
ENVIABLE PAST UNCERTAIN FUTURE
PRESERVING & GROWING YOUR SAVINGS
POTENTIAL OF CAPITAL MARKET IN PAKISTAN IS YET TO BE EXPLOITED
KSE FOR UPGRADATION OF CAPITAL MARKET
FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENTS (FDI) GLOBALLY TO REACH USD 1.6 TRILLION IN 2012 - HOW IS PAKISTAN POSITIONED?
INTERVIEW WITH MR SHER AFGAN MALIK, FORMER MD PIA

(ISSUE 42, Oct 15 - 21, 2012)

RISING LEVEL OF DISCOMFORT OF BUSINESS COMMUNITY
INTERVIEW WITH CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF M/S ANIS ASSOCIATES (PVT.) LIMITED
PUNJAB INDUSTRY PARTICULARLY FACING WORST GAS CRISIS
AISHA STEEL MILLS LIMITED SET TO LEAD COLD ROLLED COIL (CRC) SALES DOMESTICALLY IN THE STEEL INDUSTRY OF PAKISTAN
ENERGY CRISIS, POOR LAW AND ORDER SITUATION AND HIGH COST OF DOING BUSINESS
INTERVIEW WITH SYED JOHAR ALI QANDHARI, A RENOWNED INDUSTRIALIST
EXPORTABLE SURPLUS ON THE DECLINE
PAK-SRI LANKA TRADE RELATIONS

(ISSUE 41, Oct 8 -14, 2012)

HIKE IN INTEREST RATE ACTS AS AN UPSHOT TO INFLATION  
POLICY RATE COMES DOWN TO 10 PERCENT
AFFORDABLE INTEREST RATE DRIVES CONSUMER FINANCE
INTERVIEW WITH MR SHAMIM A. FIRPO, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT KCCI
PARALLEL BANKING OPERATIONS HAMPERING CONSUMER LOANS
ERODING PURCHASING POWER
HIGH INTEREST RATES HURTING GROWTH
THE NEED TO REDUCE GOVT. BORROWING
INTERVIEW WITH MIAN ZAHID HUSSAIN, FORMER CHAIRMAN KATI
LOW INTEREST RATE GENERATES CONSUMER BANKING
CONTAINING INFLATION A GIGANTIC TASK BUT NOT IMPOSSIBLE

(ISSUE 40, Oct 1 - 7, 2012)

LAUNCH OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH ASIA 2012
LOADSHEDDING, OIL & GAS CRISIS PRIME CAUSE OF UNREST AMONG INVESTORS
OIL AND GAS PRICE ISSUE IN PAKISTAN
BUSINESS COMMUNITY REJECTS PRICE FIXATION FORMULA OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS
IRREGULAR OIL AND GAS PRICES ENDANGERING ECONOMIC CONDITION
DISCORD IN DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL OIL PRICES
INTERVIEW WITH MR. NADEEM NAQVI, MANAGING DIRECTOR KARACHI STOCK EXCHANGE
WILL US PARTICIPATE IN $12 BILLION BHASHA DAM PROJECT?
VIABLE OPTION TO REDUCE CIRCULAR DEBT
EXPORTERS FEAR DECLINE IN EXPORT ORDERS DUE TO SOARING OIL PRICES
RISING CNG PRICES
IMPORTING FUEL FROM INDIA AMID RISING ENERGY PRICES
BYCO INVESTMENT A PLEASANT SURPRISE
UNABATED INCREASE IN PETROLEUM PRICES
GLOBAL VOLATILITY IN OIL PRICES
INTERVIEW GHULAM MUSTAFA QAZI, VICE PRESIDENT ICMAP AND PARTNER QAZI & CO

(ISSUE 39, Sep 24 - 30, 2012)

DEVELOPMENT AGENDA FOR NEW SOUTH ASIA
AUTO & ALLIED INDUSTRY UNDER PRESSURE
INTERVIEW WITH H.M.SHAHZAD, CHAIRMAN APMDA
TUSSLE BETWEEN IMPORTED & LOCALLY ASSEMBLED CARS
JAPANESE COMPANIES DOMINATE AUTO SCENE IN PAKISTAN
USED IMPORTED CARS DOMINATE AUTO INDUSTRY
COMPETITION IN TWO-WHEELERS MARKET
SHY BANKS WARY BORROWERS
AUTO INDUSTRY BOOMS AS AUTO FINANCING DWINDLES
VENDORS STRUGGLING FOR SURVIVAL

(ISSUE 38, Sep 17 - 23, 2012)

ECONOMIC SITUATION NOT STABLE BUT MANAGEABLE
GOVERNANCE IN PAKISTAN
APPROVAL OF SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES (SEZS) BILL, 2012
INTERVIEW WITH MIAN ABRAR AHMAD, PRESIDENT KCCI
MHHDC REPORT 2012 ON HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH ASIA LAUNCHED
FACTORS AFFECTING ECONOMIC STABILITY
MACRO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS
NEED TO CURTAIL GOVERNMENT BORROWING FOR SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
ANOTHER NUCLEAR POWER PLANT OF 1000MWS TO BE SET UP IN KARACHI WITH CHINESE HELP
INTEREST & INFLATION RATES IN PAKISTAN
PRESIDENT ZARDARI FOCUSING ECONOMIC STABILITY
POLITICAL STABILITY
GLOBAL REMITTANCES AN OPPORTUNITY FOR PAKISTAN
IMPLICATION OF NEW SBP POLICY RATE ON ADVANCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

(ISSUE 37, Sep 10 - 16, 2012)

ISLAMIC BANKING INDUSTRY MOVING FORWARD IN HIGHLY COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT
CHALLENGES IN ISLAMIC BANKING
INTERVIEW WITH MR HAMAD RASOOL BHULLAR, HEAD OF ADVISORY & TRAINING ALHUDA-CIBE
TAKING ISLAMIC BANKING BEYOND CORPORATES
NEW STRATEGIC PLAN FOR ISLAMIC BANKING INDUSTRY
INTERVIEW WITH MR INTISAR M.USMANI, HEAD OF CREDIT RISK & COMPLIANCE FIRST HABIB MODARABA
MAJOR IMPEDIMENTS IN ISLAMIC BANKING GROWTH
PROSPECTS OF ISLAMIC FINANCE AND BANKING IN INTERNATIONAL MARKETS
FUTURE OF TAKAFUL IN PAKISTAN
ISLAMIC BANKS MUST NOW COMPETE WITH CONVENTIONAL BANKS
THE NEED TO THINK BEYOND THE PRACTICE OF ISLAMIC FINANCE-REQUIREMENT OF SERIOUS ACTIONS & THOUGHT
ISLAMIC BANKING - SHOWING STEADY GROWTH AMID GLOBAL CRISES & CHALLENGES
ISLAMIC BANKING IN THE MIDDLE EAST
ISLAMIC BANKING - FUTURE OF FINANCIAL WORLD

(ISSUE 36, Sep 3 - 9, 2012)

ELECTRICITY IS THE SOUL OF HOME APPLIANCES
INTERVIEW WITH MR MUHAMMAD ZAID AZAM, MD SARA SOLAR (PVT) LTD
DOMESTIC APPLIANCES INDUSTRY
UNDERSTANDING THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT OF CONSUMER DURABLES AND ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY
IMPACT OF PERSISTENT ELECTRICITY CRISIS IN PUNJAB
POWER OUTAGES AFFECTING PARTICULARLY ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT
ENERGY CRISIS AFFECTING MANUFACTURERS OF HOME APPLIANCES
ENERGY SHORTAGES: IMPACT ON ELECTRONIC INDUSTRY
INTERVIEW WITH MR MOHSIN YASEEN, HEAD OF MARKETING AND OPERATIONS CINEPAX LTD

(Issue 34 - 35, Aug 20 - Sep 2, 2012)

POVERTY ARRESTS INDEPENDENCE
INTERVIEW: ALIUDDIN ANSARI, PRESIDENT ENGRO CORPORATION
INDEPENDENCE DAY
DID PAKISTAN ACCOMPLISH THE MESSAGE SET FORTH BY QUAID-E-AZAM IN HIS INDEPENDENCE DAY SPEECH IN 1947?
ALARMING SURGE IN POPULATION GROWTH IN PAKISTAN
WAGE WAR AGAINST POVERTY
INTERVIEW WITH AIR VICE MARSHAL(R) DR. M. ABID RAO
INCOME DISPARITY BETWEEN THE 'HAVES' AND 'HAVE-NOTS' IN PAKISTAN HAS INCREASED SIGNIFICANTLY
WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR MORAL BANKRUPTCY?
NEED TO FIGHT AGAINST POVERTY THROUGH TRAINING AND EDUCATION
INTERVIEW WITH MR ANIS UR REHMAN, CHAIRMAN KBC, ICMAP
GOVERNMENT FINALLY CONCEDES THAT ITS POVERTY ESTIMATES ARE NOT CORRECT
PAKISTAN: WHERE ARE WE NOW AND WHERE DO WE WANT TO BE?
PPL INVESTS ABROAD, WHILE THE COUNTRY REELS FROM GAS SHORTAGE
PROVIDE LEVEL PLAYING FIELD...!
ENERGY CRISIS IN PAKISTAN - PROBLEM OF THE PROBLEMS

(Issue 33, Aug 13 - 19, 2012)

DEPRECIATING RUPEE
DECLINING RUPEE VALUE ESCALATING COST OF FOREIGN DEBT
MAJOR CUT IN INTEREST RATE FROM 12 TO 10.5 PERCENT
DEVALUATION OF RUPEE HAS CAUSED INFLATIONARY PRESSURES
PAK RUPEE DEPRECIATION POSING MANIFOLD CHALLENGES TO THE COUNTRY'S ECONOMY
DRASTIC FALL IN THE FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) IN PAKISTAN
INTERVIEW WITH BARRISTER SHAHIDA JAMIL, A WOMAN PAR EXCELLENCE
MONEY MARKET
INTERVIEW WITH SYED IQTIDAR HUSSAIN, VICE ADMIRAL (R)
RISING TRADE DEFICIT INCREASING INFLATION AND PLACING PRESSURE ON RESERVES
THE IMPACT OF WEAKENING OF RUPEE AGAINST DOLLAR
HOW WEAK CURRENCY ERODES PURCHASE POWER AND ADDS TO INFLATION
PAK RUPEE CONTINUES TO DETERIORATE
RUPEE FALLS UNDER IMMENSE PRESSURE

(Issue 32, Aug 6 - 12, 2012)

AGRICULTURE FINANCING
INTERVIEW WITH SYED NADEEM SHAH, VICE PRESIDENT SINDH ABADGAR BOARD
ENERGY SUPPORT VITAL FOR AGRICULTURE GROWTH
INVESTMENT IN AGRICULTURE-ROAD TO PROSPERITY
FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN AGRICULTURE
FOOD INSECURITY PERSPECTIVE
PAKISTAN'S ECONOMIC PROGRESS WOULD RELY VERY HEAVILY ON TRANSFORMATIVE CHANGE IN THE AGRICULTURE SECTOR
NBP LEADS AGRICULTURE FINANCING IN PAKISTAN
FOOD SECURITY THROUGH EXTENSIVE INVESTMENT ON AGRICULTURE
ACHIEVING FOOD SECURITY
MAKING INVESTMENTS IN BALOCHISTAN FRUIT FARMS
PROSPECTS OF CORPORATE FARMING IN PAKISTAN ARE BRIGHT
INTERVIEW WITH MR. AHMED NAWAZ NAICH, AGRICULTURE SCIENTIST
WHO'S SMUGGLING OUR FOOD?
INTERVIEW WITH MR MAHMOOD NAWAZ SHAH, A PROGRESSIVE AGRICULTURIST

(Issue 31, July 30 - Aug 5, 2012)

CONSUMER FINANCE
CONSUMER FINANCING FOR BOOSTING ECONOMIC GROWTH
INTERVIEW WITH MR MUHAMMAD AZAM KHAN, CEO & NOMINEE DIRECTOR SUNRISE CAPITAL (PVT) LTD.
AFFORDABLE CONSUMER FINANCE-SECRET OF GROWTH
STRATEGIES REQUIRED FOR BANKS TO DRIVE CONSUMER BANKING GLOBALLY
CONSUMER FINANCE
ISSUES HITTING GROWTH OF CONSUMER FINANCING IN PAKISTAN
INTERVIEW WITH MR A.B.SHAHID, A RENOWNED ECONOMIST
HOUSING FINANCE
SUCCESS OF MICROFINANCE IN PAKISTAN HAS WIDELY BEEN ACKNOWLEDGED BY THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY
AVENUES TO HELP MANAGE THE SLUMP IN CONSUMER BANKING
MICROFINANCE IS THE BEST TOOL FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION

(Issue 30, July 23 - 29, 2012)

ICT REVOLUTION CHANGING LIFE STYLE
USE OF CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY TO PROMOTE BANKING PRODUCTS
INTERVIEW WITH MS JEHAN ARA, PRESIDENT PAKISTAN SOFTWARE HOUSES ASSOCIATION FOR IT & ITES (P@SHA)
PAKISTAN'S INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY SHOWING A TREMENDOUS PERFORMANCE IN TERMS OF FASTEST BUSINESS EXPANSION, REVENUES GROWTH
INTERVIEW WITH MR ASIF MUHAMMAD IQBAL BEGA, CHAIRMAN SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON ICT & DATA CONTROL KCCI AND CEO LUCKY HI TECH
OIL, GOLD, ASIA & THE BEST INVESTMENT IN THE WORLD RIGHT NOW - AN INTERVIEW WITH JIM ROGERS
IT & TELECOM CAN BRING BALOCHISTAN INTO DIGITAL ERA
MR. SALIM GHAURI, A PROUD PAKISTANI
INTERVIEW WITH MR ABDUL WASEY KHAN, HONORARY SECRETARY ICMAP
TELECOM IT CONVERGENCE
TELECOM SECTOR INVESTED $495.8M IN FY 2011

(Issue 29, July 16 - 22, 2012)

GOVERNMENT BORROWINGS
THE INFLATION-FUELING GOVERNMENT BORROWINGS
DEVALUATION ADDS TO MISERY OF COMMON MAN
GOVT. BORROWING A THREAT TO ECONOMY
DOUBLE EDGE KNIFE EFFECT WITH INCREASE IN BOTH INFLATION AND INTEREST RATE
LENDING TO PRIVATE SECTOR - A PRIMARY FUNCTION OF BANKS
GOVT. BORROWING (Issue 29, July 16 - 22, 2012)
GOVT. BORROWING FROM COMMERCIAL BANKS AT A HEAVY COST
ABSENCE OF GOOD GOVERNANCE & INEFFICIENCY ADD TO FINANCIAL BURDEN
INFLATION MIGHT BE SOARING
PITFALL OF HIGH GOVERNMENT BORROWING
FISCAL DISCIPLINE VITAL FOR ECONOMY
APPRECIABLE ROLE OF BANKS IN SWIFT TRANSFER OF FUNDS
GOVERNMENT BORROWING

(Issue 28, July 9 - 15, 2012)

COMMERCIALIZATION OF EDUCATION
EDUCATION EMERGENCY NEEDED TO SAVE SOCIOECONOMIC STRUCTURE
NEED FOR FOCUSED EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR ECONOMIC PROSPERITY
EDUCATION FOR ALL
INTERVIEW WITH SHAHZAD AHMAD AWAN, HONORARY TREASURER ICMAP
TEACHER TRAINING: VALUE ADDED OR MONEY WASTED?
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL PUNJAB: A LEADING ALMA MATER
PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS
HEC DEVOLUTION: TO BE OR NOT TO BE
INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (IBA) STRIVES TO BE AMONG GLOBAL TOP 100 BUSINESS SCHOOLS
EDUCATION TO EVERY CHILD COMMITMENT OF PUNJAB GOVERNMENT
HIGHER EDUCATION 
LAPTOPS FOR SPECIAL STUDENTS
SUKKUR IBA AS AN INNOVATOR AND A SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR
NEED OF NUML IN SUKKUR
WHAT MAKES TABAN'S TICK?
INDUS UNIVERSITY

(Issue 27, July 2 - 8, 2012)

NEED OF HOUSING FINANCE
CHALLENGES ABOUND
FALLS OFF RADAR OF BANKS
REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT OUTLOOK
MOTHER OF MANY INDUSTRIES
INTERVIEW WITH MUHAMMAD RAZA, HEAD OF CONSUMER BANKING & MARKETING, MEEZAN BANK
REASONS OF STAGNANT PROPERTY PRICES
INTERVIEW WITH CHAUDHRY QAISER MEHMOOD, MANAGING DIRECTOR KASB DEVELOPERS (PVT.) LTD.
AFFORDING AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR ALL
A GRIM PICTURE OF CDA
NEGLECTED CONSTRUCTION SECTOR

(Issue 26, June 25 - July 1, 2012)

UNEXPLORED EXPORTS POTENTIAL
WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE?
INTERVIEW WITH DR. ELLEN LAU, MD CABLE GROUP LIMITED, HONG KONG
GSP PLUS ON CARDS
TRADE DEFICIT PROSPECTS
ENABLING EXPORTERS REGAIN COMPARATIVE ADVANTAGE
INTERVIEW WITH GUL MUHAMMAD LOT, CHAIRMAN MEHRAN GROUP OF INDUSTRIES
RICE EXPORTS ON THE RISE
EU PACKAGE
DEVELOPMENT THROUGH TRADE
FALLING TEXTILE EXPORTS
EU PACKAGE FOR PAKISTAN
GSP PLUS STATUS
LEATHER INDUSTRY UNDER NEGLECT
Q & A: MOHAMMAD RASHID HASHMI-CEO HASHMI GROUP
WOES OF TEXTILE SECTOR

(Issue 25, June 18 - 24, 2012)

INFLATION
DEMAND & SUPPLY SIDE INFLATION 
REMOVE SUPPLY SIDE CONSTRAINTS TO CONTAIN INFLATION
HIGH MARKUPS HINDERING FUTURE INVESTMENTS
INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR RAO NISAR, PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT RAOJI CONSULTING ASSOCIATES (PVT.) LTD.
BOOSTING GDP SIZE & GROWTH RATE
CARRYING A MASSIVE DEBT BURDEN
HIGH INFLATION & LOW ECONOMIC GROWTH
INTERVIEW WITH IMRAN SAEED, HEAD OF FINANCING SIEMENS PAKISTAN & MIDDLE EAST
IMPLICATIONS OF HIGH INTEREST RATE
CATERING TO THE FINANCIAL NEEDS OF SMES
FREEFALL OF PAK RUPEE
FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO HIGHER INFLATION
TIGHT MONETARY POLICY FAILS TO TAME INFLATION
SAVERS OF TOMORROW

(Issue 24, June 11 - 17, 2012)

OPPORTUNITIES OF BECOMING GLOBAL LEADER
INTERVIEW WITH ABBAS HYDER BILGRAMI, PRINCIPAL JUNIPER ADVISORS (PVT.) LTD & MEMBER ENERGY EXPERT GROUP
ALTERNATIVE ENERGY RESOURCES
NEED OF DEVELOPING ALTERNATIVE ENERGY RESOURCES
OVERCOMING ENERGY CRISIS
HARNESSING 16% OF HYDEL POTENTIAL
EXPLOITING HYDROPOWER POTENTIAL
ENVIRONMENT-FRIENDLINESS OF CNG
ENERGY CRUNCH FALLOUTS
SOLAR POWER CAPABLE OF MEETING GLOBAL ENERGY DEMAND
DIRTY CARGO TERMINAL AT PORT QASIM
EXPLORING THE SOLAR ENERGY POTENTIAL
NEED TO CAPITALISE ON RENEWABLE ENERGY
SETTING UP SOLAR POWER PLANTS IN BALOCHISTAN
INTERVIEW WITH MOHAMMED RAJPAR, MD GENERAL SHIPPING AGENCIES
OIL COSTS ONE-THIRD OF TOTAL IMPORT BILL
PUNJAB DEPRIVED OF POWER
CUMMINS SALES & SERVICES (PAKISTAN) LTD.

(Issue 23, June 4 - 10, 2012)

PAKISTAN'S INDUSTRIAL WOES
PAKISTAN CAPABLE OF MEETING ITS OBLIGATIONS
BUDGET FY13
INTERVIEW WITH ZAKARIA USMAN, CHAIRMAN FPCCI COMMITTEE ON FEDERAL BUDGET & FORMER VP FPCCI
BUDGET TERMED BUSINESS & INDUSTRY FRIENDLY
MISSING MOST OF THE TARGETS
TINGE OF ELECTION VISIBLE IN BUDGET 2012-13
SERVICES SECTOR IN NEED OF NONCONVENTIONAL THINKING
EXTERNAL TRADE
HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: A NEGLECTED AREA
MQM'S SHADOW BUDGET 2012-13
SOLAR ENERGY: A SOLUTION TO POWER CRISIS
TRADE DEFICITS WIDEN IN ASIAN ECONOMIES
INTERVIEW WITH MR. SHAMIM A. FIRPO, CHAIRMAN DEHLI CO-OPERATIVE HOUSING SOCIETY LTD. KARACHI

(Issue 22, May 28 - June 3, 2012)

CAPITAL MARKETS: PROBLEMS & PROSPECTS
INTERVIEW WITH MD LSE
ROLE OF STOCK EXCHANGES IN CAPITAL MARKET OF PAKISTAN
CAPITAL MARKETS PLAYING STRATEGIC ROLE
KSE BENCHMARK INDEX ON THE RISE
INTERVIEW WITH HAROON ASKARI, DEPUTY MANAGING DIRECTOR KSE
FINANCE ORDINANCE ATTRACTING MIXED RESPONSE
DRYING INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERINGS
INTERVIEW WITH NAZISH LUTFI, CHIEF EXECUTIVE ISMAR
ECONOMIC OUTLOOK 2012
CDC: AN ENDEAVOR TOWARDS PAPERLESS ENVIRONMENT
FOREIGN INVESTMENTS IN CAPITAL MARKETS
FOREIGN INVESTMENT CONTINUES TO PLUNGE TO NEW LOW LEVELS
NIT: THE LARGEST AMC OF PAKISTAN
MUTUAL FUNDS SLOWLY MAKING INROADS IN PAKISTAN
PRIMUS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LIMITED

(Issue 19-20, May 7 - 20, 2012)

FOOD INFLATION
GLOBAL FOOD PRICES FALL 1.4PCT
OVERCOMING FOOD INFLATION
INTERVIEW WITH AQEEL KARIM DHEDHI CHAIRMAN AKD GROUP OF COMPANIES
FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO FOOD INFLATION
UNDERPERFORMING OILSEED SECTOR
FOOD INSECURITY: A GROWING THREAT IN PAKISTAN
HIGH PETROLEUM PRICES & AGRICULTURE SECTOR
FOOD INFLATION WITNESSES A RECORD RISE
EDUCATION KEY TO RESOLVE SOCIOECONOMIC ISSUES
JULY-MAR FOOD IMPORT DOWN 1.69PCT
TIME FOR IMPORT SUBSTITUTE OILSEEDS FARMING

(Issue 18, Apr 30 - May 6, 2012)

COST OF UNREST IN KARACHI
LAW & ORDER PROBLEM IN BALOCHISTAN
INTERVIEW WITH AHMED CHINOY CHIEF CPLC SINDH
POVERTY EXACERBATES LAW & ORDER
BUSINESSES ON LOOKOUT FOR HAVENS
MAYHEM IN KARACHI
MUCH AWAITED CGT ORDINANCE 2012 PROMULGATED
LAW & ORDER NEEDS TO BE MAINTAINED AT ALL COST
INTERVIEW WITH MASROOR AHMAD ALVI CHAIRMAN F.B. AREA ASSOCIATION OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY (FBATI)
INVESTMENTS UNDER UNCERTAINTY
SAVINGS CULTURE IN PAKISTAN
BOOMING INSURANCE BUSINESS
DECLINING FOREIGN INVESTMENTS

(Issue 17, Apr 23 - 29, 2012)

EDUCATION & PAKISTAN
ECONOMIC SIGNIFICANCE OF IT EDUCATION
BABAR GHAURI GIVES AWAY MMSP LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
EDUCATION IN BALOCHISTAN
INTERVIEW WITH DR. MANZOOR AHMAD LIFE CHAIRMAN EXECUTIVE BOARD USMAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (UIT)
PUNJAB WORKING ON QUALITY SCHOOL EDUCATION
INTERVIEW: HUMAYUN JAVED KHAN
EDUCATION IN QUANDARY
FORMAN CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
ECD: A NEGLECTED ASPECT
PURPOSE OF EDUCATION IN LIFE
SETTING THE RIGHT PRIORITIES
INTERVIEW WITH SULAIMAN MUNAF BAWANY CEO ESCRIBIR COLLEGE OF ADVANCED STUDIES
REFORMS THROUGH ADOPT A SCHOOL
CAMS - COLLEGE OF ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES 
THE VITAL ROLE OF FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS IN THE FUTURE PROSPERITY OF PAKISTAN'S BUSINESS SECTOR

(Issue 16, Apr 16 - 22, 2012)

CORPORATIONS NOT DOING SOMETHING EXTRAORDINARY
ROLE OF MEDIA IN CREATING AWARENESS
WORLD IS POLIO FREE EXCEPT PAKISTAN, AFGHANISTAN & NIGERIA- CORPORATE SECTOR LENDS STRONG SUPPORT FOR POLIO ERADICATION
A LOT DONE BUT LITTLE RECOGNIZED
AGILITY'S SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY
A PASSION OR RHETORIC
INTERVIEW WITH DR. AYUB MEHAR, A RENOWNED RESEARCHER
CHANGING THE FATE OF THARIS
INTERVIEW WITH ECONOMIST & LAWYER OF INTERNATIONAL REPUTE
ASKARI BANK ENDEAVORING TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE SOCIETY
NEED OF AWARENESS ABOUT CSR
INTERVIEW WITH EBRAHIM HASHIM
SUKKUR IBA COMMUNITY SERVICES
CSR INITIATIVES LEAD TO EBM'S SUCCESS
B&ESI CONFERENCE 2012

(Issue 15, Apr 9 - 15, 2012)

ISLAMIC FINANCE IN PAKISTAN
ISLAMIC MICROFINANCE: BEST TOOL FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION
INTERVIEW WITH REHAN WAHEED, BRANCH MANAGER MEEZAN BANK
INTEREST (RIBA): AN EFFORTLESS INCOME
FHM A DISTINGUISHED PLAYER
UNDER THE SHADOW OF CONVENTIONAL FINANCIAL SYSTEM
MEEZAN BANK OPERATING WITH FARSIGHTEDNESS
ISLAMIC FINANCE
INTERVIEW WITH HAMZA JAVAID, FORMER PRESIDENT ISLAMIC SOCIETY, UNIVERSITY OF SURREY, UK
SCOPE FOR GROWTH OF ISLAMIC FINANCE IN BALOCHISTAN
ISLAMIC BANKS SHOW HIGH GROWTH POTENTIAL
INDIA KEEN ON TAPPING INTO ISLAMIC BANKING
LENDING TO AGRICULTURE & SME SECTORS
ISLAMIC BANKS PROGRESSING IN PAKISTAN
ISLAMIC MICROFINANCE & POVERTY REDUCTION
A NEED TO CHANGE THE MINDSET
"TAKAFUL, ISLAMIC FINANCE AND LESSON FROM ADVERSITY"

(Issue 14, Apr 2 - 8, 2012)

BUDGET DIFFICULT ACT OF BALANCING
FBR BENDING OVER BACKWARDS TO HIT TARGET
EXTERNAL DEBT OF PAKISTAN
PAK RUPEE UNDER THREAT OF OVERPOWERING US DOLLAR
INTERVIEW WITH ZIAUL MUSTAFA, PRESIDENT ICMA PAKISTAN
CONSOLIDATING STOCK MARKET
PRIVATE SECTOR'S SAY IN BUDGET MAKING VITAL
INTERVIEW WITH IJAZ A. KHOKHAR, MD ASHRAF INDUSTRIES (PVT.) LTD.
POWER SECTOR IN NEED OF PRIVATE MANAGEMENT
INTERVIEW WITH BILAL MULLA, FORMER CENTRAL CHAIRMAN PRGMEA
MAKING PEOPLE FRIENDLY BUDGET!
ENERGY SHORTFALL MAJOR ECONOMIC CHALLENGE
EDUCATION: SOCIETY'S MIRROR
CALL FOR STEPS TO STEP UP HOUSING ACTIVITY

(Issue 13, Mar 26 - Apr 1, 2012)

ECONOMY OF PAKISTAN - CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES
FINDING REASONS TO CELEBRATE 23RD MARCH
TOWARDS A BETTER TOMORROW
STATE OF ECONOMY 2012
PROBLEMS & PROSPECTS OF FDI IN PAKISTAN
INTERVIEW WITH MR. SHAMIM A. FIRPO, CHAIRMAN FIRPO GROUP OF COMPANIES
DIFFICULT DECISIONS & REFORMS NEEDED TO IMPROVE THE ECONOMIC SITUATION
GROWTH PROSPECT 2011/12
PAST & PRESENT OF ENERGY SECTOR
POWER OUTAGES HITTING HARD TO ECONOMIC GROWTH
CHINESE INTERESTS IN THE PROPOSED COASTAL CITY OF ZULFIQARABAD
INTERVIEW WITH MR. MUNEER S. GODIL, PRESIDENT MG ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES
BALOCHISTAN'S CRISIS POSES A THREAT TO NATIONAL INTEGRATION
PLIGHT OF EDUCATION SECTOR
YOUTH THE FUTURE OF PAKISTAN

(Issue 12, Mar 19 - 25, 2012)

HUGE UNTAPPED MARKET INVITING INT'L IT PLAYERS
DYNAMICS OF TELECOM SECTOR (Issue 12, Mar 19 - 25, 2012)
PAKISTAN FAST GROWTH 100 BREAKS ENTREPRENEURIAL RECORD
INTERVIEW WITH SYED MUSHARAF ALI, DIRECTOR SMA ACCFIN SYSTEMS
IT SECTOR IN PAKISTAN
3G/4G: MODERN MOBILE TELECOM SOLUTIONS
3G AUCTION: NEED OF CAUTION
BANKING & CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY: WHERE ARE WE?
INTERVIEW WITH MR. ABDUL WASEY KHAN, MANAGER PTCL & HONORARY SECRETARY ICMAP
PTCL PRIVATIZATION
PTCL LEADING PAKISTAN'S TELECOMMUNICATIONS
PTCL POISED FOR SPEEDY GROWTH
PAK LOSING GROUND IN IT WORLD
IT & TELECOM IN BALOCHISTAN
TELECOM UNDER HIGH TAX RATES

(Issue 11, Mar 12 - 18, 2012)

ECONOMY OF ABU DHABI
UAE LIKELY TO BECOME THE WORLD'S TRADE CAPITAL
PAK-UAE ECONOMIC TIES
UAE A LEADING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTOR
STRENGTHENING PAK-UAE TRADE TIES
KHALIFA COASTAL OIL REFINERY: PAK-UAEÍS JOINT VENTURE PROJECT
PEACE, SECURITY & FREEDOM-SECRETES OF UAE SUCCESS IN TOURISM
INTERVIEW WITH MR. UBAIDULLAH QADRI, CHAIRMAN ALL PAKISTAN GEMS & JEWELRY MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
UAE FOR INCREASE OF TRADE & INVESTMENTS
RAS AL KHAIMAH: HUB OF INVESTMENTS
UAE SUPPORTS STELLAR FINANCIAL GROWTH IN PAKISTAN
VIBRANT UAE FIRMS WORKING IN PAKISTAN
PAKISTAN NEEDS TO CASH IN ON THE GROWING FOOD CONSUMPTION
DUBAI: JEWEL OF THE CROWN
EMIRATES ALL SET TO EXPAND ITS OPERATIONS
DUBAI THE CITY OF TOWERS
INTERVIEW WITH MR. BADAR FAKHRI, MANAGING DIRECTOR GALADARI CEMENT (GULF) LIMITED
WORKFORCE EXPORTS LEAD TO INCREASED REMITTANCES

(Issue 10, Mar 5 - 11, 2012)

MICROFINANCE & ECONOMY
INTERVIEW: NADEEM HUSSAIN, PRESIDENT & CEO TAMEER MICROFINANCE BANK LTD
PAKISTAN NEEDS A ROBUST MICROFINANCE SYSTEM
MICROFINANCE NETWORK EXPANDING RAPIDLY
PROBLEMS OF SMALL & MEDIUM INDUSTRIES IN PAKISTAN
CITI: CELEBRATING HALF A CENTURY OF COMMITMENT TO 'RESPONSIBLE FINANCE' IN PAKISTAN
MICROFINANCE: RISKY YET REWARDING
INTERVIEW WITH MOHSIN ADHI, DIRECTOR ALFA ADHI SECURITIES (PVT.) LTD.
POVERTY ALLEVIATION THROUGH MICROFINANCE
GROWING BRANCHLESS BANKING
FROM URBAN TO RURAL: ORANGI PILOT PROJECT'S JOURNEY
INTERVIEW: SHAHID AZIZ SIDDIQI, CHAIRMAN STATE LIFE
UNDERDEVELOPED MICROFINANCE SECTOR
EIU'S RANKING & ROOM TO GROW

(Issue 9, Feb 27 - Mar 4, 2012)

CURRENCY SWAP  
PAK-IRAN FRIENDSHIP SEMINAR
BENEFITS OF CURRENCY SWAP AGREEMENTS
TRADE WITHOUT CURRENCY
INTERVIEW WITH MUHAMMAD MANSHA CHURRA, EX-VP, FPCCI
CSA WITH CHINA LIKELY TO HELP ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS
CSA WITH CHINA LIKELY TO IMPROVE LIQUIDITY POSITION
CHALLENGING THE DE-FACTO RULE OF DOLLAR
INTERVIEW WITH MAJYD AZIZ, FORMER PRESIDENT KCCI
SIGNIFICANCE OF REGIONAL COOPERATION
RUPEE LOSING GROUND
IS CURRENCY SWAP DEAL WITH CHINA BENEFICIAL TO PAKISTAN?
CURRENCY SWAP AGREEMENT: A WORLDWIDE PRACTICE
MECHANISM OF CURRENCY SWAP

(Issue 8, Feb 20 - 26, 2012)

NEW ACCORD WITH THE IMF SEEMS IMMINENT
FOREIGN DEBT & DEBT SERVICING MAJOR PROBLEMS OF THE AILING PAK ECONOMY
INTERVIEW WITH MUHAMMAD FARID ALAM, CEO AKD SECURITIES LIMITED
IMF CONDITIONS & PAKISTAN
IMF ON MONETARY POLICY
AID OR TRADE: WHICH IS THE ENGINE OF THE ECONOMY?
ECONOMY STABILIZING SLOWLY
DONOR AGENCIES VS DOMESTIC RESOURCES
LIVING WITHOUT IMF
MISDIRECTED BISP: A DRAIN ON PUBLIC MONEY
IMF CONDITIONALITIES & COMMON MAN
INTERVIEW WITH SAMIR HOODBHOY, CEO DATA COMMUNICATION & CONTROL (PVT.) LTD.
DEVALUATION OF PAK RUPEE
ACHIEVING FINANCIAL SOVEREIGNTY
ISLAMIC BANKS SHOW MORE RESILIENCE - IMF

(Issue 7, Feb 13 - 19, 2012)

CAUSES OF AGRICULTURE BACKWARDNESS
PAKISTAN AGRI CONFERENCE
FOOD INSECURITY SOBERING ISSUE
INTERVIEW WITH MOHAMMAD IMRAN AFTAB, CEO HONEST FOODS
BALOCHISTAN: THE FRUIT BASKET OF PAKISTAN
RISING COSTS OF AGRICULTURE INPUTS
NUTRIENT DEFICIENCY CAUSING LOW YIELDS
AGRO-CREDIT WRITE-OFFS: NEED OF TRANSPARENCY
FOOD EXPORTS: OVERLOOKING PUBLIC INTEREST
INTERVIEW WITH DR. SYED NADEEM QAMAR, PRESIDENT SINDH CHAMBER OF AGRICULTURE
AGRICULTURE PANACEA OF ECONOMIC MALADIES
BHASHA DAM MUST FOR TACKLING WATER SCARCITY
ENHANCING BALOCHISTAN'S AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION
IMPROVING AGRICULTURE SECTOR
JULY-DEC FOOD EXPORTS INCREASE 18PCT
AGRICULTURE SECTOR

(Issue 6, Feb 6 - 12, 2012)

INEPTITUDE IN MANAGING NATURAL RESOURCES
GAS SHORTAGE: A SOBERING ISSUE
GAS SHORTFALL: MYTH & REALITY
INTERVIEW WITH ABDUL SAMI KHAN, CHAIRMAN PAKISTAN PETROLEUM DEALERS ASSOCIATION
MINIMIZING RELIANCE ON IMPORTED OIL
WIDESPREAD PROTESTS LODGED AGAINST RISE IN POL PRICES
EU PACKAGE & CRISIS-HIT EXPORTING SECTOR
LNG PROJECTS SEE DAYLIGHT
NEED OF REGIONAL ENERGY COOPERATION
GREEN ELECTRICITY IN SINDH TO SET AN EXAMPLE FOR PUNJAB
GAS CRISIS & TAPI PROJECT
INTERVIEW WITH MAHFOOZ URSANI, VICE PRESIDENT CNG DEALERS' ASSOCIATION (SINDH)
ECONOMIC & POLITICAL COSTS OF FUEL PRICE HIKE
IMPACT OF RISE IN OIL PRICES ON ECONOMY
CRUDE OIL & NATURAL GAS
POL BOMBSHELL DROPS ON COMMON PERSONS
DOES HIGHER API LEVEL ALWAYS INDICATE
MUEENUD DIN KHAN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR WAK GROUP

(Issue 5, Jan 30 - Feb 5, 2012)

NOSE-DIVING AIRLINE INDUSTRY  
HAVING POTENTIAL TO GROW
NEED OF EFFICIENT AIR CARGO HANDLING
GLOBAL AVIATION INDUSTRY IN CRISIS
NEED OF SKILLED WORKFORCE FOR AVIATION MARKET
INTERVIEW: KAUKAB IQBAL, CHAIRMAN CONSUMER ASSOCIATION OF PAKISTAN
RIGHTSIZING: A SOLUTION FOR OVER-EMPLOYED PIA
AIRLINES DESPERATE FOR FUEL EFFICIENT FLYING
COURIER INDUSTRY FACING COMPETITION
UNDERDEVELOPED LOGISTICS SYSTEM
CAA FACING RESISTANCE IN LAW ENFORCEMENTS
BENAZIR BHUTTO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT COMING UP FAST ON GROUND
PIA IN CHAOS
AVIATION INDUSTRY CHALLENGES

(Issue 4, Jan 23 - 29, 2012)

BANKING FOR ALL
BANKING SECTOR IN PAKISTAN
INTERVIEW WITH SYEDA KINZA TAHERA & HUMAM MALIK, INDEPENDENT ECONOMISTS
TURNKEY ATM SOLUTIONS FOR BANKS
REDUCTION IN NPLS DEPEND ON ECONOMIC STABILITY
CAUTIOUS INNOVATIONS MITIGATE RISKS
INTERVIEW WITH SHAHID ALI, HEAD OF RESEARCH, M.M. SECURITIES (PVT.) LTD.
FINANCIAL ILLITERACY DEPRIVES 88PCT OF BANK SERVICES
COMMERCIAL BANKS UNDER PRESSURE
REMARKABLE RISE IN BANKS' PROFITS
CONSUMER FINANCING
ROLE OF BANKS AS FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES WANING
ISLAMIC BANKING SHOWS RESILIENCE
NON-PERFORMING LOANS: A BIG CONCERN
SAVE, EARN & WIN
END-TO-END INTELLIGENT BANKING SOLUTIONS

(Issue 3, Jan 16 - 22, 2012)

HUMAN CAPITAL IN PAKISTAN 
HUMAN RESOURCES MERIT DEVELOPMENT
INTERVIEW WITH KARIM BAKHSH SIDDIQUI, PROVINCIAL COORDINATOR, PROVINCIAL COORDINATION UNIT BENAZIR BHUTTO SHAHEED YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (BBSYDP)
TECHNICAL EDUCATION NEEDS RESOURCES 
HUMAN CAPITAL FLIGHT: POSITIVE FOR THE ECONOMY
ADVANTAGES OF HUMAN CAPITAL
GROOMING TALENTS TO ADDRESS CHALLENGES
INTERVIEW WITH MS SHIREEN NAQVI, SENIOR ASSOCIATE, NAVITUS
HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES IN BALOCHISTAN
HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT
IMPROVING QUALITY OF EDUCATION
GROWING BRANCHLESS & MOBILE BANKING
YOUTH A GUARANTEE TO GLORIOUS FUTURE

(Issue 2, Jan 9 - 15, 2012)

SLOWING ECONOMY NEEDS STIMULANTS
GROWTH RECIPE: POLITICAL & FINANCIAL STABILITIES
INTERVIEW WITH LAL DINO MARI BALOCH, CHIEF EXECUTIVE BIZZ & TRADE INTERNATIONAL LTD.
STRENGTHENING TRADE TIES WITH NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
GROWTH ON AGRICULTURE & SERVICES
ECONOMIC IMPACT OF ENERGY PRICE HIKE
GDP GROWTH LINKED WITH GROWTH BASED POLICIES
GROWTH CHALLENGES
INTERVIEW WITH KHALID TAWAB, VP FPCCI
FISHERY PRODUCTION & MARKETING
MODERN RETAIL FORMATS ENJOYING FAST PENETRATION
EXPORTS OVERVIEW
GDP GROWTH RATE
EXPLORING ALTERNATIVE ENERGY RESOURCES
INVESTING IN BALOCHISTAN ENERGY SECTOR
ENERGY ISSUE: A SERIOUS CHALLENGE

(Issue 1, Jan 2 - 8, 2012)

REPERCUSSIONS OF FALLING RUPEE FOR ECONOMY
INTERVIEW WITH MALIK BOSTAN, CHAIRMAN EXCHANGE COMPANIES ASSOCIATION OF PAKISTAN
DEPRECIATING RUPEE FUELLING INFLATION
ASIAN ECONOMIES FOCUSING ON CURRENCY STABILITY
RISE IN OIL & FOODS IMPORT BILLS
INTERVIEW WITH KHALID SAIFUDDIN, CEO SAFELY INVEST
TONING DOWN DEVALUATION IMPACT
CHANCES OF FURTHER DECLINE VISIBLE
EXCHANGE RATE: IN RETROSPECT
WILL IMF COME BACK?
SPIRAL OF NPLS
.

YEAR 2011

.
(Issue 52, Dec 26, 2011 - Jan 1, 2012)
PERFORMANCE OF EQUITIES MARKET IN 2011
FISCAL STRESS CAUSE OF CONCERN IN 2011
OVERCOMING ENERGY CRISIS
NEED OF LONG-TERM RECIPE TO STIMULATE GROWTH
PAK ECONOMY IN DEPLORABLE CONDITIONS
STELLAR PERFORMANCE OF ISLAMIC BANKING
ECONOMY WEARS BLEAK LOOK AT YEAR-END
INFLATION CAUSES POVERTY
(Issue 51, Dec 19 - 25, 2011)
ENERGY SECTOR NEEDS HUGE INVESTMENTS
AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH CEO CHANGHONG-RUBA
UNDERDEVELOPED MUTUAL FUND INDUSTRY
SHARIAH-COMPLIANT PRODUCTS MAKING STEADY GROWTH ON FINANCIAL LANDSCAPE WORLDWIDE
INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN BALOCHISTAN
2012: INVESTORS' CONFIDENCE LIKELY TO REMAIN SUBDUED
INTERVIEW WITH MIAN MAHMOOD, CHAIRMAN PAKISTAN GUARANTEE EXPORT CORPORATION LTD. (PGECL)
SAVINGS RATE AT ITS LOWEST EBB
ISLAMIC BANKING ASSETS STAND AT RS560 BILLION, 7 PERCENT OF OVERALL BANKING INDUSTRY'S ASSETS IN PAKISTAN
INTERVIEW WITH MUHAMMAD ZUBAIR MOTIWALA, CHAIRMAN SINDH BOARD OF INVESTMENT
PUNJAB ON THE WAY OF FOREIGN INVESTMENTS
REMOVING THE BOTTLENECKS FROM FDI
MUTUAL FUNDS: SHIFTING PARADIGM
FRAGILE FOREIGN INVESTMENT CONDITIONS
(Issue 50, Dec 12 - 18, 2011)
WIND ENERGY: TALL CLAIMS, NO OUTCOMES
ALTERNATIVE ENERGY RESOURCES LACKING SUPERVISION
POWER PRODUCTION: INSTALLED CAPACITY UNDERSTATED TO HIDE INEFFICIENCIES
INTERVIEW WITH ABBAS BILGRAMI, MEMBER ENERGY EXPERT GROUP & MD PROGAS ENERGY LTD.
AUSTRALIA GOING SOLAR
EXPLOITING RENEWABLE ENERGY THE NEED OF THE HOUR
DAMS: LIFELINE FOR THE ECONOMY
THAR COAL REMAINS UNEXPLOITED
PUNJAB GOVT PLANS 500MW PROJECTS
NEED OF DIVERSIFYING ENERGY MIX
RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS IN BALOCHISTAN
COAL RESERVES IN PAKISTAN
TAPPING INTO THE GOLDMINE
ALTERNATIVE ENERGY RESOURCES

(Issue 49, Dec 5 - 11, 2011)

SOCIOECONOMIC DOMINANCE OF PUNJAB 
PUNJAB ON THE WAY OF IMPROVING FISCAL MATTERS
PUNJAB'S FISCAL WOES
TAKING REVOLUTIONARY INITIATIVES FOR EDUCATION
IMPORTANCE OF PUNJAB IN NATIONAL ECONOMY
FAISALABAD'S TEXTILE INDUSTRY IN TATTERS
INTERVIEW WITH DR. NAUMAN IDRIS BUTT, EX-PRESIDENT SIALKOT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY (SCCI)
GUJRANWALA & SIALKOT: MAJOR INDUSTRIAL CITIES
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY IN PUNJAB
MOUS ABOUND, NO PROGRESS IN SIGHT
GOVT URGED OF MAKING ECONOMIC ROADMAP
SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE IN THE MAKING
ON THE CUSP OF WATER SCARCITY
OVERVIEW OF INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENTS
GOVT INDUCTS CNG BUSES IN LAHORE
EXPLORING POTENTIAL OF GLOBAL HALAL PRODUCTS MARKET

(Issue 48, Nov 28 - Dec 4, 2011)

TRACTORS' SALE DOWN ON SPARSE LOANS
INCONSISTENT POLICIES: MAJOR SETBACK
AUTO SECTOR'S ROLE IN ECONOMY
NED STUDENTS MAKE FORMULA STYLE CAR
INTERVIEW WITH ANWAR IQBAL, CEO SILVER SEAL INTERNATIONAL
ENHANCING MOTORBIKE PRODUCTION AND EXPORTS
VENDOR INDUSTRY NEEDS BACKUP
INTERVIEW WITH FAISAL KHALIL, FORMER PRESIDENT MOTORCYCLE SPARE PARTS IMPORTERS AND DEALERS ASSOCIATION
INDIAN INPUTS TO IMPROVE COMPETIVENESS OF LOCAL AUTOMAKERS
AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY
AIDP ON THE ANVIL

(Issue 47, Nov 21 - 27, 2011)

CAUSES OF EDUCATION DOWNFALL
BUILDING COMPETITIVE WORKFORCE
INTERVIEW WITH AHMED ALI, AN ENTREPRENEUR
TRAINED WORKFORCE IN TEXTILE DOWNSTREAM TO ENHANCE EXPORTS
NEGLECTED HUMAN RESOURCES
CAPITALIZING ON BURGEONING YOUNGSTERS
INTERVIEW WITH AZAM MUGHAL, VICE PRESIDENT PAKISTAN ICT CONSORTIUM FOUNDATION
EDUCATION THE ONLY WAY OUT OF TROUBLES
UNDENIABLE SIGNIFICANCE OF VOCATIONAL TRAINING
CORPORATIZATION IN BALOCHISTAN

(Issue 45 - 46, Nov 7 - 20, 2011)

ZARDARI SHOWS HIS VISION
LEVEL PLAYING FIELD MUST FOR TRADE
MFN: TIME TO DEFLATE POLITICAL EGOS
INTERVIEW WITH ATIQ A. KOCHRA, ZONAL CHAIRMAN SOUTH, PRGMEA
IMPORTING ELECTRICITY FROM INDIA
INTERVIEW: S.M. MUNEER, PRESIDENT INDIA-PAKISTAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY
REMOVING BOTTLENECKS IN PAK-INDIA TRADE
NTBS: REAL OR PERCEIVED?
PEACE THROUGH TRADE
WHY AFRAID OF INDIA?
VOHRA TALKS ABOUT MFN
MFN: A MISNOMER

(Issue 44, Oct 31 - Nov 6, 2011)

IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION FOR BALOCHISTAN
ROAD TO PROGRESS & PROSPERITY
EFA: TOWARDS CAPACITY BUILDING
EDUCATION BRINGS PROSPERITY
INTERVIEW WITH PROF DR FARHAT SALEEM
SO TO SAY EDUCATION SYSTEM
QUALITY ASSURANCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION
INTERVIEW WITH DR. A.R. ZAKI, CHAIRMAN KARACHI UNIVERSITY BUSINESS SCHOOL
MAKING GRADUATES COMPETITIVE
INTERVIEW: DR. KHALIL AHMED KORAI, PRINCIPAL GOVT ELEMENTARY COLLEGE OF EDUCATION BADIN, SINDH
EDUCATION'S SYSTEMIC MESS
INTERVIEW: DEAN FACULTY OF EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF PUNJAB
(Issue 43, Oct 24 - 30, 2011)
ENERGY DEFICIT HURTS ECONOMIC GROWTH
AFFLICTIONS OF ENERGY SECTOR
INTERVIEW WITH MUHAMMAD ATIQ MIR, CHAIRMAN ALL KARACHI TAJIR ITEHAD
CHRONIC ENERGY DEFICIT
ELECTRICITY DOWN THE DRAIN
DANGER OF SEVERE GAS SHORTAGE LOOMS LARGE
IRAN GAS VITAL FOR RESUSCITATING PAK ECONOMY
CHINESE INVESTMENTS IN POWER SECTOR
INTERVIEW WITH SYED JOHAR ALI QANDHARI, CHAIRMAN KORANGI ASSOCIATION OF TRADE & INDUSTRY
BIG OIL AND WORLD ENERGY ISSUES
YET ANOTHER FOUNDATION STONE FOR DIAMER BHASHA DAM
LOOKING FOR ALTERNATIVES
ECONOMICS OF HYDROPOWER
THAR COAL: IMPORTANT SOURCE OF ENERGY
ENERGY RESOURCES
ORIENT ENERGY'S ANSWER TO ENERGY CRISIS
GOT OVERWHELMING RESPONSE FROM GLOBAL BRANDS

(Issue 42, Oct 17 - 23, 2011)

A MONETARY POLICY SANS IMF DIKTAT  
SHIFTING SANDS OF ECONOMIC POWER
INTERVIEW WITH MOHAMMED HANIF AJARI, DIRECTOR STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT GETZ PHARMA (PVT.) LTD.
SOFT POLICY FIRST STEP TOWARDS ECONOMIC REVIVAL
PULLING FOOT OFF THE BRAKE PEDAL
ECONOMIC IMPACT OF CUT TO BE MARGINAL
OVERSEAS PAKISTANIS IN QUEST OF INCENTIVES
LIGHT AT THE END OF TUNNEL FOR CONSUMER FINANCING
INTERVIEW WITH KHURRAM SHEHZAD, HEAD OF RESEARCH INVESTCAPITAL MARKETS LTD.
INTERVIEW: CAPT. HALEEM SIDDIQUI
CUT'S IMPACT ON STOCK MARKET
AUTO FINANCING MAY GET A BOOST
RIBA & QURANIC VERSES
(Issue 41, Oct 10 - 16, 2011)
CSR & BIG OIL
REVIEWING CSR IN BALOCHISTAN
INTERVIEW WITH SAEED AHMAD SIDDIQUI, AN ECONOMIST
LACKLUSTRE FOREIGN RESPONSE TO UN PLAN
IMITABLE CORPORATE ENTITIES
COCA-COLA FULFILLS ITS CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
INTERVIEW WITH ZARRAR ZUBAIR, CEO PAKISTAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT
WALKING THE EXTRA MILE.
FLOODS 2011: AGRICULTURE TAKES A HIT
COMPANIES DONATING FOR FLOOD VICTIMS
THE CSR MYTH
CSR: MYTH OR REALITY
INTERVIEW WITH MD MERCK
MOBILINK CSR: RESPONSIBILITY BEYOND CHARITY
(Issue 40, Oct 3 - 9, 2011)
SINDH: AN OVERVIEW
INTERVIEW: ZUBAIR MOTIWALA, ADVISER TO CHIEF MINISTER SINDH ON INVESTMENT
PROSPEROUS SINDH NOT POSSIBLE WITH INTERNAL FRACAS
INTERVIEW: ABDUL MAJEED PATHAN, DIRECTOR GENERAL SINDH COAL AUTHORITY
SINDH ECONOMIC POTENTIAL & KARACHI FACTOR
INTERVIEW WITH SAEED SHAFIQ, EX-PRESIDENT KCCI
CATASTROPHIC YEAR FOR THE SINDH
WIND RESOURCES IN SINDH-BALOCHISTAN
FLOOD DEALS SEVERE BLOW TO THE ECONOMY
COTTON OUTPUT TARGET TO BE MISSED
KSE: A SOURCE OF CAPITAL
RAINS DESTROY 0.5MT PADDY

(Issue 39, Sep 26 - Oct 2, 2011)

ENTRY OF CHINESE BANKING GIANT IN PAKISTAN
INVESTING PAPERS IN PAPERS
ONLINE BANKING: ISSUES, BENEFITS, AND OPPORTUNITIES
ISLAMIC BANKS PLAY MYOPIC ROLE IN SME DEVELOPMENTS
STELLAR GROWTH OF ISLAMIC BANKING
INTERVIEW WITH TARIQ MAHBOOB, EVP & REGIONAL MANAGER SOUTH III MEEZAN BANK
MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS
BANKS TO EXTEND OUTREACH TO UNDERSERVED AREAS
A TROIKA: GOVT, SBP, BANKS' CARTEL
INTERVIEW WITH REGIONAL HEAD KASB BANK
STRESSED-OUT ENERGY SECTOR IN NEED OF FINANCING
JIM'S FIVE STAGES AKIN TO DUBIOUS SUCCESS
REDEFINING ROLE OF BANKS IN BALOCHISTAN
INTERVIEW WITH MUNIR SALEEM, ACTING PRESIDENT & CEO KASB BANK LTD.
(Issue 38, Sep 19 - 25, 2011)
TWO-PRONGED BENEFITS OF INSURANCE
INTERVIEW OF HASANALI ABDULLAH, MANAGING DIRECTOR EFU GENERAL INSURANCE LTD.
INTRIGUING WORLD OF INSURANCE
UNAWARENESS IMPINGING ON CROP INSURANCE' PENETRATION
BALOCHISTAN'S UNDERDEVELOPED INSURANCE SECTOR
BANCASSURANCE: ELIXIR OF GROWTH
BENEFITS OF INSURANCE
INTERVIEW WITH MUHAMMAD ASHRAF ALI SIDDIQUI, DGM - OPERATIONS & ACTING CEO TAKAFUL PAKISTAN LTD.
DAMP TAKAFUL
TAKAFUL: TOWARDS MARKETING-DRIVEN APPROACH
PAKISTAN LAGGING BEHIND IN CROP INSURANCE
INTERVIEW WITH DR. SIKANDAR MANDHRO, MPA FROM BADIN
MICROINSURANCE REGULATIONS ON THE ANVIL

(Issue 37, Sep 12 - 18, 2011)

TORRENTIAL RAINFALLS TO AGGRAVATE FOOD INFLATION
PRICE INFLATION: OUTCOME OF INEFFICIENCIES & CORRUPTION
INTERVIEW WITH MIAN MUHAMMAD TARIQ SHAFI, CHIEF EXECUTIVE KASHMIR SUGAR MILLS LIMITED
NEED OF US FUNDING TO DIAMER BHASHA PROJECT
RISING INFLATION CAUSING FOOD INSECURITY
SHIFT IN CONSUMPTION PATTERN TO SECURE FOOD
INTERVIEW WITH ABDUL AHAD SHAIKH, MD MEHFIL EVENT PLANNER
FOOD & AGRICULTURE
WORLD POPULATION & AGRICULTURE
TAPPING BALOCHISTAN WHEAT YIELD POTENTIAL
INFLATION & SECURITY CONCERNS AFFECTED EID CELEBRATIONS
FLOODS MAY SPEED UP FOOD PRICE ESCALATION
FOOD INFLATION REGISTERS RECORD RISE

(Issue 35-36, Aug 28 - Sep 11, 2011)

EXPORT GROWTH SANS ECONOMIC PLANNING
INT'L TRADE FAIRS: STEPPINGSTONE TO HIGH EXPORTS
RETAINING SHARE IN GLOBAL TEXTILE TRADE
INTERVIEW WITH MRS. UZMA FARAZ, FURNITURE EXPORTER
PAK-U.S. RELATIONSHIP & WEAK TRADE TIES
EXPORTS SHOOT BY 27PC IN JULY
FRUIT EXPORTS FROM BALOCHISTAN
INTERVIEW WITH KHALID IQBAL SIDDIQUI, DIRECTOR RESEARCH INVEST & FINANCE SECURITIES LTD.
PROSPECTS OF RISE IN RICE EXPORTS
IS FY12 EXPORTS TARGET ACHIEVABLE?
EXPORT POLICIES NEED NEGATION OF THE PARETO PRINCIPLE
HOW TO INCREASE EXPORTS?

(Issue 34, Aug 22 - 28, 2011)

IT INDUSTRY - POTENTIAL AND CHALLENGES
YOUNGSTERS DOING MAGIC IN IT WORLD
TELECOM GOING BEYOND CONNECTING PEOPLE
DEVELOPMENT OF IT & TELECOM IN BALOCHISTAN
TELECOM BIGGEST SERVICE GST CONTRIBUTOR
INTERVIEW WITH ASIF MUHAMMAD IQBAL BEGA, ADVISOR TO THE MINISTER OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, GOVT. OF SINDH
TELEPHONY INCHING TOWARDS SATURATION
MOBILE APPS DEVELOPMENT TO CATALYZE ENTREPRENEURSHIP
PAYMENT GATEWAYS TO EXPAND IT SECTOR
GROUP BUYING: A GLOBAL SUCCESS IN ONLINE RETAIL INDUSTRY
INTERVIEW WITH SYED FARUKH MAZHAR, MANAGING DIRECTOR SGS PAKISTAN (PVT.) LTD.
NATIONAL STUDENT SOFTWARE ACCESSIBILITY PORTAL LAUNCHED
STEALING TECHNOLOGY FROM WRECKAGE OF US HELICOPTER

(Issue 33, Aug 15 - 21, 2011)

WHERE WE ARE HEADED?
IN THE MESS
NATION CELEBRATES 64TH INDEPENDENCE DAY UNDER ECONOMIC, POLITICAL & SOCIAL PRESSURES
KSE OVER THE YEARS
FEUDALISM: THE MODERN AGRICULTURE'S HANG-UP
INTERVIEW WITH ANIS MAJEED, CHAIRMAN KARACHI WHOLESALE GROCERS ASSOCIATION
ECONOMIC MARCH OF ASIA
HOPES IN DESPAIRS
POST-INDEPENDENCE BALOCHISTAN
INTERVIEW WITH NAIM FAROOQUI, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER SINDH BANK LIMITED
PARADIGM SHIFT IN BANKING
HASCOL CHAIRMAN TALKS ABOUT BALOCHISTAN'S ENERGY POTENTIAL
PML-N REALLY REALIZES EDUCATION IMPORTANCE IN FUTURE POLITICS
(Issue 32, Aug 8 - 14, 2011)
BENCHMARK RATE NEEDS A FASTER REVERSAL
CUT AUGURS WELL FOR EQUITY MARKET
DOUBLE-DIGIT INTEREST RATE FAILS TO CONTROL DOUBLE-DIGIT INFLATION
INTERVIEW WITH MUNIR SALEEM, ACTING PRESIDENT KASB BANK
CONTROLLING INFLATION WITH HOME-GROWN POLICY
INVESTMENTS SLOW ON HIGH INTEREST RATE
HIGH INTEREST RATE: MERITS & DEMERITS
INTERVIEW WITH SALEEMUZ ZAMAN, VICE CHAIRMAN KATI
INTEREST RATE IN QURANIC PERSPECTIVE
INVESTMENTS ENTAIL OUT OF THE BOX SOLUTIONS
THE WAR OF ECONOMIC SYSTEMS
BIG FIVE RACK UP PROFITS ON HIGH SPREADS
CPI INCREASES 1.8PC IN JULY
(Issue 31, Aug 1 - 7, 2011)
RICH-POOR GAP WIDENING
SBP CAUTIOUSLY CUT INTEREST RATE BY 50BPS
MAKING AGRICULTURE PRODUCE COMPETITIVE
MEETING THE CHALLENGES OF POVERTY ALLEVIATION
INTERVIEW WITH NOUMAN ZAHEER, VICE PRESIDENT ARIF HABIB LIMITED
INFLATION, OVERLOOKED CAUSES, AND HIGH INTEREST RATE
POVERTY ALLEVIATION LINKED WITH LIVESTOCK DEVELOPMENT IN BALOCHISTAN
POVERTY TRIGGERING SOCIAL DISORDER
INTERVIEW WITH FAISAL SHAJI, ECONOMIC ANALYST
PUNJAB REINVENTS YELLOW CAB SCHEME
EMPLOYMENT: AT WHAT COST?
MAJOR CAUSES OF THE POVERTY
IMPROVING VALUE ADDITION IN AGRICULTURE
CHILD LABOR: A SCAR ON SOCIETY
POVERTY & WEST WASTRELS
INFLATION TO RISE FURTHER
MOBILINK SUPPORTS UNDERPRIVILEGED
(Issue 30, July 25 - 31, 2011)
INCREASING OIL PRICES THREATENING ECONOMIC STABILITY
PAK ENERGY PLANNING DEFIES WORLD ENERGY OUTLOOK
INTERVIEW WITH ABDUL SAMI KHAN, CHAIRMAN PAKISTAN PETROLEUM DEALERS ASSOCIATION & CHAIRMAN CNG DEALERS ASSOCIATION
INVESTMENTS IN BALOCHISTAN'S OIL & GAS SECTOR TO AVERT GROWING ENERGY CRISIS
THAR COAL PROJECT OVERVIEW
INTERVIEW WITH MOHAMMAD ABBAS SAJID, CHIEF EXECUTIVE ENGINEERING SERVICES
UNUSABLE RIGHTS OF SMALL PROVINCES ON GAS FIELDS
GAS LOAD SHEDDING IN SINDH
DEPLETING GAS RESOURCES
ENERGY INSECURITY
PETROLEUM: SOURCES OF CRUDE OIL & NATURAL GAS
CALL FOR A DIVERSIFIED PROGRAM TO OVERCOME POWER SHORTAGE
INCONSISTENT POLICIES NEMESIS OF PETROLEUM SECTOR
KESC'S UNION & MANAGEMENT CLASH
BRINGING CHANGE IN ENERGY MIX
OIL IMPORT THE CONTENTIOUS ISSUE
PAKISTAN: WOULD-BE SOUTH ASIA'S GATEWAY TO ENERGY PROSPERITY
LPG AN ALTERNATIVE FUEL
(Issue 29, Jul 18 - 24, 2011)
FOOD PRICE INFLATION POSES SURVIVAL CHALLENGE
AGRICULTURE: OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES
ACHIEVING FOOD SECURITY
INTERVIEW WITH AHMED NAWAZ NAICH, AGRICULTURAL SCIENTIST
UNDER THE THREAT OF DRASTIC FAMINE
SPECIFIC POLICIES NEEDED TO ENHANCE ECONOMIC SHARE
INPUT COST HIKE MAY ADD TO FOOD INFLATION
AGRICULTURE: AN OVERVIEW
FOOD PRICES - THE ROLE OF ECONOMIC & NON-ECONOMIC FACTORS
SKYROCKETING FOOD PRICES
GLOBAL LAND GRAB OR AGRICULTURE MODERNIZATION

(Issue 28, Jul 11 - 17, 2011)

KARACHI: CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES
KARACHI REELING UNDER ECOLOGICAL DISASTER
KARACHI WEATHER
REALIZING THE IMPORTANCE OF KARACHI
KPT, PQA SHOULD COMPLEMENT NOT COMPETE EACH OTHER
SAVE KARACHI
ECONOMY OF KARACHI NOT BE LOCALIZED
INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENTS IN KARACHI
KARACHI- A 'BUSINESS HUB' TURNING INTO A 'CRIME HUB'
BE AN ECONOMIC ROLE MODEL
INTERVIEW WITH AMIN SALEEM, CEO CAREERSGIANT
DECREPIT INFRASTRUCTURE
MANAGEMENT-UNION STANDOFF WORSENING KARACHI'S POWER CRISIS
INTERVIEW WITH ENGR. M.A. JABBAR, CHAIRMAN R&D, WTO CELL FPCCI
UNEASE PREVAILS AT KSE
PROMOTING PRIVATE SECTOR'S SHIP OWNING
KARACHI VIOLENCE HITTING HARD TO THE NATIONAL ECONOMY
Q&A WITH DEAN ROBERT WHEELER III
(Issue 27, Jul 4 - 10, 2011)
INVESTMENT-TO-GDP ON THE CONSTANT DECLINE
ECONOMY IN STAGFLATION
UNDERSTATED GDP NUMBERS
INTERVIEW WITH ARIF HABIB, CHAIRMAN ARIF HABIB CORPORATION LIMITED
GDP MAZE
TAXING THE UNTAXED
DOCUMENTATION OF ECONOMY THE ONLY OPTION TO SPUR GDP GROWTH: ICAP
INTERVIEW WITH DR. MIRZA IKHTIAR BAIG, CHAIRMAN BAIG GROUP
FACING CHALLENGES IN ECONOMIC REVIVAL
LOW GDP GROWTH-A SEQUEL TO ECONOMIC STAGNATION
CONSTRUCTION SECTOR DRIVES MANY INDUSTRIES
FLOODS, ENERGY CRISIS & SECURITY ISSUES DRAIN ON GDP
MONETARY MUSEUM & ART GALLERY
(Issue 26, Jun 27 -July 3, 2011)
IRRITANTS TO AFFORDABLE TRANSPORT
GROWING AUTO DEMAND PUTTING PRESSURE ON ENERGY RESOURCES
IMPACT OF FUEL COST ON AUTO SALES
MOTORBIKE INDUSTRY: A REVIEW OF PRODUCTION, POLICY, AND EXPORTS
SALE OF MOTORCYCLES ON THE RISE
INTERVIEW WITH DR. MUSHAHID HUSSAIN HASHMI
RAPID DEVALUATION OF RUPEE HITTING AUTO INDUSTRY
IMPORTED CARS TO AFFECT LOCAL MANUFACTURERS
LATENT POTENTIAL IN AUTO SECTOR
IMPACT OF DISMAL AUTO SALES ON FINANCIAL SECTOR
IS THE CNG BUS PROJECT UNREALISTIC?
(Issue 25, Jun 20 - 26, 2011)
DANISH SCHOOL SYSTEM: A DREAM COMES TRUE FOR HAVE-NOTS
IN THE DIM LIGHT OF LAMP
INTERVIEW WITH JALAL AHMED KHAN, A RENOWNED EDUCATIONIST
EDUCATION BE A TOP PRIORITY IN BALOCHISTAN BUDGET 2011-12
WILL DEVOLUTION BODE WELL FOR THE EDUCATION SECTOR?
INTERVIEW WITH DR NOOR AHMED SHAHTAZ, DIRECTOR SHAIKH ZAYED ISLAMIC RESEARCH CENTRE (SZIC), UNIVERSITY OF KARACHI
YOUNG GRADUATES TO CHANGE THE FATE OF THE LESS FORTUNATE
FOCUSING TECHNICAL EDUCATION
EDUCATION SHOULD PROMOTE ETIQUETTE
EDUCATION SECTOR FACING CHALLENGES IN PAKISTAN
(Issue 24, Jun 13 - 19, 2011)
DIFFICULT DECISIONS NEEDED TO BROADEN TAX BASE: OVERSEAS INVESTORS
REDUCING DEFICITS THE KEY ISSUE
NUMBER CRUNCHING NOT SO HARSH
INTERVIEW WITH PRESIDENT KCCI
BUDGET LACKS VISION
RESOURCE CONSTRAINTS TO BITE
INTERVIEW WITH AIR VICE MARSHAL (R) ZULFIQAR AHMED SHAH
WILL BUDGET 2011-12 HIT THE POOR?
NEW INFLATIONARY SPIRAL ALL SET TO START
DREAMING OF SINGLE-DIGIT INFLATION
TRADE DEFICIT LIKELY TO SURPASS THE TARGET
SEEKING CHECK & BALANCE ON DEFENCE SPENDING
(Issue 23, Jun 6 - 12, 2011)
CHECK ON INFLATION TO ENHANCE SAVINGS CAPACITY
DECLINE IN SAVINGS
INTERVIEW WITH SAEED AZIZ KHAN, FORMER CEO ASKARI INVESTMENTS
CLUBBING THE UNTAXED INCOME
INTERVIEW WITH ACTING PRESIDENT KASB BANK
SAVINGS IN MUTUAL FUNDS RISING
INTERVIEW WITH MIRZA MUNAWAR HUSSAIN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE, MUNAWAR MIRZA & COMPANY
SAVINGS AS AN INDICATOR OF ECONOMIC HEALTH
IS THE BANK'S SPREAD JUSTIFIED?
SUCCESS OF BANKS ESSENTIALLY LINKED WITH IT
(Issue 22, May 30 - June 5, 2011)
KESC: THE LOAD-SHEDDING STORY
CAPTIVE POWER -PLANTS IMPERATIVE TO REDRESS THE INDUSTRIAL WOES
TRYING THE PATIENCE OF CONSUMERS
COAL TO TACKLE POWER CRISIS
INTERVIEW WITH SHEHZAD SALIM, FORMER CHAIRMAN PRGMEA SOUTH ZONE
ELECTRICITY LOAD SHEDDING ADD TO BALOCHISTAN WOES
HARNESSING LOCAL ENERGY RESOURCES
THE JOY OF NATURAL GAS, IT'S HERE APLENTY
TAXING ENERGY PRODUCTS FOR REVENUE GENERATION
IS KESC STRAINED BY WORK LOAD?
PROMOTING ALTERNATIVE ENERGY RESOURCES
BRIDGING POWER DEFICIT ON WAR FOOTING
CHINA TO INVEST $15BN IN HYDROPOWER
(Issue 21, May 23 - 29, 2011)
FULFILLING BANKING DREAM ANYWHERE, ANYTIME, ANYWAY
GOING MOBILE FOR SERVING THE UNBANKED POPULATION
INVESTING IN NEW BANKING TECHNOLOGY
ALARMING RISE IN BANK FRAUDS
e-BANKING: THE NEED OF THE HOUR
INTERVIEW WITH VIJAY KUMAR, A BANKING TRAINER
SPEEDING UP ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES
INTERVIEW WITH REHAN WAHEED, PERSONAL BANKING MANAGER, MEEZAN BANK
POLICY RATE UNCHANGED AT 14PC
e-BANKING & FINANCIAL INCLUSION
(Issue 20, May 16 - 22, 2011)
LIFE INSURANCE CAN REDRESS SUFFERINGS OF THE CITIZENS
LCCI BUDGET PROPOSAL
BUSINESSPERSON'S VIEWS
PIAF PREPARES 8-POINT ECONOMIC REFORMS AGENDA
BUSINESS-FRIENDLY POLICIES SOUGHT
INTERVIEW WITH AIR VICE MARSHAL DR. M. ABID RAO (R)
KCCI'S FEDERAL BUDGET PROPOSAL
ADDRESSING WOES OF EQUITIES MARKET
HOPE FOR SANITY & SUBSTANCE
PAKISTAN-IMF PRE-BUDGET TALKS
FOREIGN INVESTORS PLEAD FOR A BALANCED TAXATION REGIME
(Issue 17, Apr 25 - May 1, 2011)
ALTERNATE ENERGY RESOURCES
PUNJAB GOVT EXPLORING ALTERNATE ENERGY
TAPPING HYDROPOWER POTENTIAL WITH CHINESE HELP
SERIOUS ENERGY CONSERVATION MEASURES NEEDED
POWER DEFICIT & POWER STRUCTURE
PRIVATE SECTOR'S INTERESTS IN WIND ENERGY RISING
OVERCOMING GAS SHORTAGE
CHINESE GENEROUS OFFER TO OVERCOME ENERGY CRISIS
INTERVIEW WITH KHALID TAWAB, CHAIRMAN TAWAB GROUP OF COMPANIES
IS THE CHANGE IN HEADS FOR BETTER OR WORSE?
POWER SECTOR UNDER RESOURCE CONSTRAINTS
SMALL DAMS DEVELOP LAND & WATER RESOURCES
POWER CRISIS WORSENS IN BALOCHISTAN
PPP-LED GOVT ADDS OVER 2000MW IN 3YRS
(Issue 16, Apr 18 - 24, 2011)
LET NOT IT BE A SMOKE SCREEN
DOCUMENTING UNTAXED SECTORS VITAL FOR REDUCING TAX BURDEN & PRICES
DOCUMENTING THE ECONOMY
TAXATION BANKING ON POOR PEOPLE
INTERVIEW WITH SENATOR GUL MOHAMMAD LOT
FINANCIALIZATION & THE BOND MARKET
ZERO RATED CEMENT MARKED FOR EXPORTS BEING SOLD IN LOCAL MARKET
PAKISTAN'S ECONOMY
(Issue 15, Apr 11 - 17, 2011)
ADO 2011 RELEASED
FUEL PRICE HIKE TO RAISE INFLATIONARY PRESSURE
GDP GROWTH LIKELY TO REMAIN AT 2.3PC
INFLATION IMPACT SPREADING OUT
PRICE INFLATION UNDER NO STATE CONTROL
NEED OF SHIFT FROM FOSSIL OIL TO COAL, HYDROPOWER
INTERVIEW WITH ANJUM NISAR, FORMER PRESIDENT KCCI
ECONOMIC GROWTH DRIVEN BY ENERGY
IMPACT OF OIL PRICES ON COST OF LIVING
ON THE ROAD TO HYPERINFLATION
POL PRICE RISE DUBBED ANTI-MASSES
CRUDE OIL & PETROLEUM PRODUCTS
INTERVIEW WITH BARRISTER SHAHIDA JAMIL, FORMER FEDERAL MINISTER FOR LAW, JUSTICE, HUMAN RIGHTS, & PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS
INFLATION MAY REACH 16PC YEAREND (Issue 15, Apr 11 - 17, 2011)
(Issue 14, Apr 4 - 10, 2011)
ROLE OF EDUCATION IN CIVILIZATION
EDUCATE BALOCHISTAN, DEVELOP PAKISTAN
INTERVIEW WITH JEHAN ARA, PRESIDENT PAKISTAN SOFTWARE HOUSES ASSOCIATION FOR IT & ITES (P@SHA)
E-GOVERNMENT INITIATIVE
POTENTIAL AND LIMITATIONS
IT-BPO: AN ECONOMIC ENGINE
USE OF TECHNOLOGY IN BANKING
STATE OF IT EDUCATION IN BALOCHISTAN
PTCL BOLSTERS BILL PAYMENT MACHINES
INTERVIEW WITH SHEHZAD AHMED MALIK, CHIEF EXECUTIVE SHEHZAD MALIK MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS (PRIVATE) LIMITED
WHAT IT TAKES TO BECOME WELFARE POWER?
EDUCATION, R&D NEEDED TO POWER IT
IT HOLDS HUGE POTENTIAL OF EMPLOYMENT GENERATION
DHL INVESTING HEAVILY IN IT
MICROSOFT PAKISTAN - A MODEL OF DIGITAL GROWTH
(Issue 13, Mar 28 - Apr 03, 2011)
PAKISTAN: A LAND OF ARCHITECTURAL LANDMARKS
WC QUARTER FINAL WIN
DEVALUED PKR HURTING GNP
RECURRENT POVERTY & ROLE OF PRIVATE SECTOR
'BALOCHISTAN CASE' IN LIGHT OF PAKISTAN RESOLUTION 1940
INTERVIEW WITH HAROON ASKARI, MD KARACHI STOCK EXCHANGE
SOARING FOOD PRICES: A MATTER OF GRAVE CONCERN
SBP KEEPS INTEREST RATE UNCHANGED AT 14PC
NOWHERE UNITY, FAITH, & DISCIPLINE
NEGLECTED PRIMARY EDUCATION
A CALL FOR UNITY
GOOD OR NO GOVERNANCE?
PASSING THE BUCKS
INTERVIEW WITH DR. AKHTAR BALOCH, PROFESSOR UNIVERSITY OF KARACHI
(Issue 12, Mar 21 - 27, 2011)
WAR ON TERROR TAKES TOLL ON TOURISM
MONEY MINTING FOOD INDUSTRY
INTERVIEW WITH SHAUKAT ALI SULEMAN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE LAL QILA
FALLOUTS OF THE MINI BUDGET
FOODS GALORE IN LAHORE
BALOCHISTAN IDEAL FOR SHRIMP FARMING
HOSPITALITY IN SINDH & GB
LAHORE: A PARADISE FOR EATERS
FAST FOOD CHAINS BECOMING POPULAR
FOOD PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION
(Issue 11, Mar 14 - 20, 2011)
MYTH OF PUBLIC DEBT
FRESH LOANS FOR RETIRING OLD ONES
INTERVIEW WITH CEO AKD INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LTD.
WORLD BANK'S ROLE IN ECONOMIC BUILDING
IMF'S STRANGLEHOLD OVER PAKISTAN
GOVT NEEDS RESTRAINT WHILE SPENDING
INTERVIEW WITH SHAHZAD AHMAD AWAN, FCMA
NEGATIVE IMPLICATIONS OF FOREIGN DEBT
ADB'S IMPETUS TO GROWTH
A DREAM OF SOUTH ASIAN COMMON MARKET
(Issue 10, Mar 7 - 13, 2011)
NEED OF EFFICIENT PORTS AND LOGISTICS  
PUBLIC-PRIVATE TIES NEEDED FOR INFRASTRUCTURE UPLIFT
GWADAR PORT: A MEGA PROJECT IN DOLDRUMS
INTERVIEW WITH MUHAMMAD NADEEM KHAN, MANAGING DIRECTOR RAAZIQ INTERNATIONAL (PVT.) LTD.
TRAINS - COST-EFFECTIVE MODES OF TRANSPORTATIONS
REVITALIZING SHIPPING SECTOR
POOR INFRASTRUCTURE AFFECTS ECONOMY
PORT QASIM IN NEED OF INVESTMENTS
TWIN PORTS OF KARACHI
IS NLC ON THE RESTRUCTURING ANVIL?
PAK AVIATION - HORIZON NEEDS TO BE BROADENED
DP WORLD KARACHI
(Issue 9, Feb 28 - Mar 6, 2011)
MORE DAMAGE THAN ANY GOOD
CAR IMPORTS TAKE A TOLL ON DOMESTIC ECONOMY
ACHILLES' HEEL
A ROADBLOCK TO HOUSING FINANCE
TIGHT MONETARY POLICY REMAINS INEFFECTIVE TO CONTROL INFLATION
REAL ESTATE LACKS LUSTER
INTERVIEW WITH TIPPU SULTAN, HEAD OF ADVISORY SERVICES UNIT, WTO CELL, TDAP
CAUSES OF DISMAL GROWTH
CALL FOR LOW-COST CAPITAL FOR PRIVATE SECTOR
CAUSES OF FOOD INSECURITY IN PAKISTAN
INTERVIEW WITH KAUKAB IQBAL, CHAIRMAN CONSUMER ASSOCIATION OF PAKISTAN
UNDERSIDE OF FREE MARKET SUCCESS
HIGH INTEREST RATE, POWER TARIFF IMPAIRING PROFITS
(Issue 8, Feb 21 - 27, 2011)
TIME TO REJUVENATE ECONOMY
PAK IT COMPANY LAUNCHES WORLD CUP GAME
PAKISTAN ADVISED TO BE AWARE OF BOOBY TRAPS
WORLD CUP: SYMBOLIC OF COLOUR, MONEY, & SPEED
BRINGING NATIONS ON POINT OF CONVERGENCE
INTERVIEW WITH MOIN KHAN, FORMER PAKISTAN'S CRICKET CAPTAIN
ECONOMIC BENEFITS FOR SOUTH ASIAN CO-HOSTS
SOUTH ASIA: THE CRICKET'S FINANCIAL POWERHOUSE
ECONOMICS OF CRICKET & BETTING
CRICKET FEVER GRIPS THE COUNTRY
(Issue 7, Feb 14 - 20, 2011)
EXPORTS: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
EXTERNAL ACCOUNT DYNAMICS AND FOOD ECONOMY
IMPROVING VALUE ADDITION IN AGRICULTURE
BOOSTING EXPORTS FROM PAKISTAN
KYRGYZ HOLDS IMMENSE TRADE OPPORTUNITIES FOR PAKISTAN
FOOD EXPORTS ON THE RISE
SIGNS APPEAR OF HITTING EXPORT TARGET
INTERVIEW WITH M. SALEEM KHAN TANOLI, CEO CEMS PAKISTAN (PVT) LTD.
SHIFTING FOCUS TO SERVICE SECTOR
PBC'S ECONOMIC REFORMS FOR STRONG EXPORT BASE
WHEAT EXPORTS AND PROSPECTS
INTERVIEW WITH MAJYD AZIZ, FORMER PRESIDENT KCCI & FORMER CHAIRMAN SITE ASSOCIATION OF INDUSTRY
EXPORTING FRUITS FROM BALOCHISTAN
EXPLORING NEW MARKETS

(Issue 6, Feb 7 - 13, 2011)

CHECKING THE AUTO PRICE HIKE
GROWING UNREST AMONGST VENDORS
INTERVIEW: PARVEZ GHIAS, CEO INDUS MOTOR COMPANY
IMPORT OF USED CARS
NOT A TRUE BAROMETER OF INDUSTRIAL GROWTH
FAST SHRINKING AUTO LEASING BUSINESS
AUTO FINANCING - PITFALLS OF LEASING
MAKING LOCAL ASSEMBLERS COST EFFICIENT
INTERVIEW WITH H.M. SHAHZAD, CHAIRMAN, ALL PAKISTAN MOTOR DEALERS ASSOCIATION (APMDA)
(Issue 5, Jan 31 - Feb 6, 2011)
SAARC TRADE POTENTIAL
ENERGY COOPERATION KEY TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
ECONOMIC COOPERATION IN SOUTH ASIA
ECONOMIC PROFILE OF SAARC
PAK-AFGHAN-INDIA TRADE
INDIA-PAKISTAN: WHAT CAN BE ACHIEVED?
INTERVIEW WITH S.M. MUNEER, CHAIRMAN DIN GROUP OF COMPANIES
NORMALIZING INDO-PAK RELATIONS THROUGH TRADE
INCREASING PAK-SRI LANKA BILATERAL TRADE
INTERVIEW WITH SAARC CCI VP
COMMON CURRENCY: MYTH AND REALITY
GOVT AGREES TO RESTRICT BORROWINGS
SAARC LACKING DEPTH AND BALANCE
PAKISTAN: ENERGY CORRIDOR

(Issue 4, Jan 24 - 30, 2011)

CREDIT ALLOCATION IMBALANCES
BANKS NOT KEEN IN CONSUMER FINANCING
HIGH INTEREST RATE IMPEDIMENT TO GROWTH
INTEREST RATE HIKE IN THE PIPELINE
INTERVIEW WITH DURRE SHAHWAR NISAR, CHAIRPERSON WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS SUB-COMMITTEE, KCCI
LENDING A HELPING HAND TO PRIVATE SECTOR
HIGH INTEREST RATE CONTAINING DEFAULTS
IS THE LEASING SECTOR DOOMED?
GROWING SECURITY CONCERNS THREATENING FOREIGN INVESTORS

(Issue 3, Jan 17 - 23, 2011)

UNEQUAL PARTNERS TIED INTO AN ABIDING RELATIONSHIP
TAPPING HUGE POTENTIAL OF BILATERAL TRADE WITH CHINA
PAK-CHINA RELATIONS GETTING STRONGER
INTERVIEW WITH FORMER DG RESEARCH FPCCI
CHINESE TECHNOLOGY: A LESSON TO DEVELOP BIKE INDUSTRY
CHINESE HELP TO RESOLVE ENERGY CRISIS
SEEKING A BETTER DEAL FOR REKO DIQ
PAK-CHINA MILITARY COOPERATION
BENEFITS OF PAK-CHINA FREE TRADE AGREEMENT
INTERVIEW: RUHAIL MOHAMMED
CHINA TOWARD THE WORLD'S ECONOMIC CROWN
HISTORY OF CHINESE BIKE MAKING IN PAKISTAN
PAK-CHINA CIVIL NUKE TIES

(Issue 2, Jan 10 - 16, 2011)

THE NATURAL GAS CONTROVERSY
OIL AND GAS POTENTIALS IN PAKISTAN
GAS PRODUCTION IN BALOCHISTAN
GAS DEMAND & SUPPLY MANAGEMENT A SERIOUS CHALLENGE
INTERVIEW WITH GENERAL SECRETARY CNG STATION OWNERS' ASSOCIATION OF PAKISTAN
RISING DEMAND AND MISMANAGEMENT
GAS DEMAND SURPASSING SUPPLY
WHY IGNORING INDIGENOUS RESOURCES?
WIDENING SUPPLY-DEMAND GAP
MASHAL LNG PROJECT IN THE DOLDRUMS
HIGH COST OF ENERGY FUELLING INFLATION
UNPLANNED USE OF GAS CREATES PROBLEMS
GAS PRICE MECHANISM
WHAT GUARANTEES WORLD PEACE?
"ENERGY RESOURCES AND THEIR UTILIZATION IN PAKISTAN"
(Issue 1, Jan 3 - 9, 2011)
RATIONALE BEHIND INTEREST RATE HIKE
GOVT BORROWING AT THE COST OF PRIVATE SECTOR
BANKING SECTOR WITNESSES SIGNIFICANT EVENTS
INTERVIEW WITH SYED JOHAR ALI QANDHARI, CHAIRMAN KORANGI ASSOCIATION OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY (KATI)
BOUTIQUE: FINANCIAL ADVISORY SERVICES DURING RESTRUCTURING
GOVERNMENT'S RELIANCE ON DOMESTIC BORROWING
M&AS PAVING WAY FOR BANKING GROWTH
AGRI CREDIT FACES DOWNWARD TREND
BANKS' HUBRIS BORN OF DUBIOUS SUCCESS
SBP PUSHING MFIS TO CATER UNBANKED CLIENTS
OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES FOR THE BANKS
BIG BANKS WALLOWING IN A COMPETITION-FREE ENVIRONMENT

YEAR 2010

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(Issue 52, Dec 27, 2010 - Jan 02, 2011)
ENDLESS ECONOMIC STRESS
THE SHAPE OF THE WORLD IN 2020
YEAR 2010 ADDS TO BALOCHISTAN'S WOES
PAKISTAN: EMERGING INVESTMENT DESTINATION ON INTERNATIONAL RADAR 
FOREIGN INTEREST OBVIOUS AT KSE 
FOOD INFLATION
INTERVIEW WITH TARIQ M. CHAUDHRY, FORMER CHAIRMAN PIFFA
UNYIELDING MONETARY POLICY
NO END TO IMF LOAN PROGRAM AT THE YEAREND 
TAX ON AGRICULTURE INCOME REMAINS A DREAM 
ANOTHER MILESTONE IN PAK-CHINA BILATERAL RELATIONS
BANK DEPOSITS, ADVANCES GREW AT FASTER RATES
EDIBLE OIL IMPORT LIKELY TO GO UP
INTERVIEW WITH MUSHTAQ A. MADRASWALA, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ICMAP
RGST, THERE ARE BETTER OPTIONS AVAILABLE
PAK TEXTILE CITY: KEIRETSU IN THE MAKING
INTERVIEW WITH ZAHID SAEED, MD INDUS PHARMA 
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NOT POSSIBLE WITHOUT SKILLED WORK FORCE 
(Issue 51, Dec 20 - 26, 2010)
NEED TO EXPLOIT HUMAN RESOURCE POTENTIAL
HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IN BALOCHISTAN: ISSUES & CHALLENGES
CORPORATE SECTOR'S ROLE IN HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
EXPORTING SKILLED WORK FORCE 
INTERVIEW WITH NISAR AHMED KHAN RAO, DIRECTOR RAOJI CONSULTING ASSOCIATES (PVT.) LTD. 
HIGHER EDUCATION UNDER NEGLIGENCE
WHITHER THE PLAN FOR HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT?
EDUCATION FOR INCOME
WOMEN OF SUBSTANCE 
CPSP PRODUCING ERUDITE HEALTH PROFESSIONALS 
TELECOM & IT SECTOR'S ROLE IN HUMAN CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT
WOMEN-VICTIMS OF CAPITALISM
PRIMARY EDUCATION - CHEQUERED SCHOOL SYSTEMS
HUMAN CAPITAL FLIGHT FROM TURBULENT BALOCHISTAN
HUMAN RIGHTS
HIGHER EDUCATION FALLS VICTIM TO FUND PAUCITY
(Issue 50, Dec 13 - 19, 2010)
RESEARCH FUNDING: A DOORWAY TO THE MODERN TECHNOLOGY 
LOOKING BEYOND THE TRADITIONAL AGRI CREDIT 
EMERGING ROLE OF MICROFINANCE BANKS
INTERVIEW WITH MAHFOOZ UR REHMAN URSANI, ADDITIONAL GENERAL SECRETARY SINDH ABADGAR BOARD
MAKING BALOCHISTAN SELF-RELIANT IN WHEAT
COTTON PRODUCTION GOING DOWNWARD
GOVERNMENT STRENGTHENING AGRICULTURE ROLE IN THE ECONOMY
UNDERFED AGRICULTURE
POOR RECOVERY OF AGRI LOANS 
ROLE OF BANKS IN AGRICULTURE DEVELOPMENT
BANKS NEED TO DEVELOP AGRI-FINANCE POLICY
ROLE OF BANKS IN DEVELOPING FLOOD-HIT AGRICULTURE
AGRI CREDIT AND SMALL LANDHOLDERS

(Issue 49, Dec 6 - 12, 2010)

ATTRACTIVE CAPITAL MARKETS OF PAKISTAN
HIGH INTEREST RATE, WEAK CURRENCY: THE PERFECT RECIPE FOR ECONOMIC DISASTER
INTERVIEW WITH SAMIR AHMED, MD & CEO NATIONAL COMMODITY EXCHANGE
FAP INVESTS $135MN AT PORT QASIM
INTERVIEW WITH WASEEM VOHRA, MD EASTERN ENTERPRISES 
IMAGE AND INVESTMENTS 
REALITY IS NOT AS BLEAK AS BEING PAINTED
FDI ON DECLINE DUE TO INSECURITY
INVESTMENT CLIMATE FURTHER VITIATED
NEED FOR STRENGTHENING INFRASTRUCTURE
21ST BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION OF FWBL
ATTRACTING FOREIGN INVESTMENTS IN BALOCHISTAN 
FOREIGN INVESTMENTS HIT BY WAR ON TERROR 
HALAL FOOD MOVEMENT KEY TO ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT
TELECOM SECTOR: NEED FOR TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS

(Issue 48, Nov 29 - Dec 5, 2010)

REVOLUTION IN POWER SECTOR NEEDED
GENERATING ELECTRICITY THROUGH DESALINATION 
WIND POWER
HUGE POTENTIAL BUT SLOW-PACED DEVELOPMENTS
RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES
NUCLEAR POWER GENERATION
COAL: A POTENTIAL ALTERNATE TO OIL AND GAS
TAPPING BALOCHISTAN'S SOLAR ENERGY POTENTIAL
OVERRELIANCE ON THERMAL SOURCES INTENSIFIES THE POWER CRISIS
SUGAR INDUSTRY TO HELP OVERCOME ENERGY CRISIS
INTERVIEW WITH ZUBAIR TUFAIL, CEO TUFAIL CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES LTD.
UNDUE DELAYS IN THAR COAL EXPLORATION
ALTERNATE ENERGY RESOURCES
INDIGENOUS ALTERNATIVE ENERGY PROJECTS 

(Issue 47, Nov 22 - 28, 2010)

3G TO BRING A NEW LIFE TO THE TELECOM 
SOFTWARE EXPORTS
E-BANKING AND KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY INDEX  
ELECTRONIC BANKING ON THE RISE  
FOCUS SHIFT—FROM GROWTH TO PROFITABILITY
INTERVIEW WITH SALIM GHAURI, CHAIRMAN AND CEO NETSOL TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
DEVELOPING IT & TELECOM IN BALOCHISTAN  
CONSTRICTED GROWTH IN TELECOMS  
UNTAPPED POTENTIAL OF TELECOMS
INTERVIEW WITH MUHAMMAD YAHYA WALIULLAH, FORMER SECRETARY IT DEPARTMENT, GOVERNMENT OF SINDH  
TELECOMMUNICATIONS: EXTENSION OF HANDS

(Issue 46, Nov 15 - 21, 2010)

UNDERGOING A SLUMP
SALES NOT REALLY PICKING UP
SANDWICHED BETWEEN RISING INPUT COST AND WEAKENING RUPEE
AUTO PERFORMANCE NOT INDICATIVE OF RECOVERY
SEEKING FLEXIBILITY FOR USED CARS' IMPORTS 
AUTO FINANCING AND ISSUES AHEAD  
Q&A WITH CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER DEWAN MOTORCYCLES
CURB SMUGGLING TO MAKE CARS AFFORDABLE
MOTORCYCLE INDUSTRY
HIGH PRICE AND IMPORT DUTIES  
AUTOMOBILE AND ALLIED INDUSTRY
MOTORCYCLE INDUSTRY BOUND TO FLOURISH 
DYL MOTORCYCLES 
ADAMJEE AUTOMOTIVE (PVT.) LIMITED

(Issue 45, Nov 8 - 14, 2010)

RISING DELINQUENCIES
BANK LOANS AND DEFAULTS
INTERVIEW WITH GROUP EXECUTIVE KASB BANK
LOAN DEFAULTS AT THE EXPENSE OF PUBLIC  
RAMPANT CORRUPTION NO ACCOUNTABILITY
SMALL FARMERS DEPENDENT ON INFORMAL LENDERS
4TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ISLAMIC BANKING AND TAKAFUL 
NPLS LIKELY TO CROSS RS500BN MARK BY FISCAL YEAREND 
SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES OF ENERGY SHORTAGE
INTERVIEW WITH MANSHA CHURRA, VICE PRESIDENT FPCCI
(Issue 44, Nov 1 - 7, 2010)
EXPORT OUTLOOK 2011
HIGH INPUT COST A DRAG ON EXPORTS
PAKISTAN NEEDS TO DIVERSIFY EXPORT DESTINATIONS
FINDING REASONS FOR GAS LOAD SHEDDING
TEXTILE EXPORTERS FEAR DISHONOURING ORDERS 
ECONOMIC IMPACT OF DUTY-FREE EXPORTS TO EU 
EXPORTS GROW 21PC IN JULY-SEP 
FISHERIES AND TUG OF WAR
INTERVIEW WITH CHIEF EXECUTIVE MARBLE INTERNATIONAL
CONSOLIDATING EXPORT POTENTIALS
MISLEADING EXPORT-LED GROWTH MODEL
TIME TO STRENGTHEN TIES WITH TURKEY 
PRICING OF POL PRODUCTS 

(Issue 43, Oct 25 - 31, 2010)

FEMALE EDUCATION
BALOCHISTAN'S HOPES ATTACHED TO GOOD EDUCATION
SETTING RIGHT PRIORITIES
NATION BUILDING THROUGH EDUCATION
EDUCATION NEEDS PARADIGM SHIFT
INTERVIEW WITH VICE PRESIDENT ICMAP
IBA SUKKUR STARTS SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION
WHERE DO WE STAND AS A NATION? 
EDUCATION POLICY NEEDS RADICAL CHANGES 
HIGHER EDUCATION TOWARDS PROGRESS
TURKISH SCHOOLS OFFER RIGHT BLEND OF SCIENCE AND RELIGION
USE OF TECHNOLOGY
SUKKUR IBA
(Issue 42, Oct 18 - 24, 2010)
HIGH GROWTH NOT POSSIBLE WITHOUT EFFICIENT ENERGY SECTOR
ADDING A NEW DIMENSION TO THE POWER CRISIS
IGNORANCE MAKING KESC'S PERFORMANCE ABYSMAL
CIRCULAR DEBT 
GOVT FAILS TO RESOLVE CIRCULAR DEBT ISSUE 
NUCLEAR ENERGY FOR COMMERCIAL USE
ENERGY SECTOR IN THE RED  
CHRONIC INTER-CORPORATE DEBT
ALTERNATIVE SOLUTIONS TO ELECTRICITY PRODUCTION  
CIRCULAR DEBTS DISCOURAGE FOREIGN INVESTMENTS 
REFINERIES ENDURING THE MOST OF BAD POLICIES 
INTERVIEW WITH ENGR. MA JABBAR
(Issue 41, Oct 11 - 17, 2010)
REASONS OF HIGH FOOD INFLATION
FOOD INSECURITY ENGULFING PAKISTAN
SUGAR TURNING INTO A LUXURY 
DEVELOPING SELF-SUFFICIENCY IN EDIBLE OIL
AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH AB SHAHID  
NO RESPITE IN THE OFFING  
TIGHT MONETARY POLICY SANS FISCAL MEASURES UNLIKELY TO TAME INFLATION  
CARTELISATION: A ROOT CAUSE OF PRICE HIKE  
EMERGING FOOD INSECURITY  
EDUCATION SYSTEM FAILS IN NATION BUILDING EFFORTS  
AVOIDABLE IMPORTS FUELING INFLATION  
POST-FLOOD INFLATION CHALLENGE  
RESOLVING SUGAR CRISIS  
IMPEDIMENTS TO FOOD SECURITY  
FOOD PRICES AND AGRICULTURE 

(Issue 40, Oct 4 - 10, 2010)

PHILANTHROPIC ACTS AS DISASTER HITS 
CSR AN IGNORED OBLIGATION  
AGILITY'S SUPPORT FOR THE FLOOD-HIT
US ASSISTANCES FOR THE FLOOD-HIT  
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH SHAHID MALIK, VC (SOUTHERN ZONE) PLGMEA  
TCS AMONG FLOOD RELIEF PROVIDERS
REVIVAL OF AGRICULTURE AFTER FLOOD 
THINK BEYOND PUBLICITY STUNTS 
CSR YET TO TAKE ROOT
ETIHAD AIRWAYS' EFFORTS FOR FLOOD RELIEF
CSR AND FREE MARKET ECONOMY
PRACTICE OF CSR IN BALOCHISTAN
INTEL CSR PROGRAMS
ENGRO MAKING A DIFFERENCE
FAUJI FOUNDATION 
(Issue 39, Sep 27 - Oct 3, 2010)
OPENING BALOCHISTAN FOR EXPLORATION
IS NATURAL GAS THE NATURAL SOLUTION TO ENERGY PROBLEMS? 
CIRCULAR DEBT CAUSING LIQUIDITY CONSTRAINTS FOR REFINERIES---COUNTRY TO CONSUME OVER 22 M TONS OF OIL THIS YEAR
REDEFINING POL PRICING MECHANISM
WEAKER DOLLAR PROPELS OIL HIGHER AMID MIXED ECONOMIC NEWS
ARE WE CONSCIOUS OF THE ENERGY CRISIS?
INTERVIEW: CHAIRMAN HASCOL PETROLEUM LIMITED
GOVT PLANS TO LIMIT ITS ROLE IN SETTING PATROL PRICE
GAS SUPPLY IMPROVED AFTER RECENT DISRUPTION 
FUEL SHORTAGE CAUSING HARDSHIPS
PSO NEVER STOPS 
SINDH HOLDS PAKISTAN'S LARGEST GAS RESERVES

(Issue 37-38, Sep 13 - 26, 2010)

PAKISTAN IN THE DEBT MESS
SEEKING A 5-YEAR MORATORIUM ON FOREIGN DEBTS
INCREASING BURDEN OF EXTERNAL LOANS
PUBLIC DEBT SPIRALLING OUT OF CONTROL
PAKISTAN BEARS RS8.75TN DEBT BURDEN
HEAVY BORROWING WEAKENING RUPEE 
IN A DEBT TRAP 
RELYING ON NATIONAL RESOURCES 
DEBT SERVICING REMAINS A DAUNTING CHALLENGE
FUNNELING BACK LENT MONEY TO OUTLETS

(Issue 36, Sep 6 - 12, 2010)

KEEPING DEBT SERVICING AT SUSTAINABLE LEVEL
NEED FOR A MORATORIUM ON FOREIGN DEBTS
RUPEE VALUE AND FOREX RESERVES
FLOODS MAY PUT PRESSURE ON RUPEE
MORE RISE IN OIL, GHEE PRICES EXPECTED
BLACK MARKETING OF THE US DOLLAR 
INCONSISTENCY OF POLICIES 
IMPROVING BUYING POWER  
RUPEE ON TEMPORARY STABILITY
RISING FOREIGN DEBTS WEAKENING RUPEE
LINK OF INFLATION WITH EXCHANGE RATE

(Issue 35, Aug 30 - Sep 5, 2010)

DEVASTATIONS OF THE FLOOD
FLOODS CAUSE ECONOMIC DISASTER
LOSSES TO AGRICULTURE EXCEED RS25BN
IS FOOD CRISIS IN THE OFFING?
LOSSES WITH FAR-REACHING CONSEQUENCES
ANARCHY: POTENTIAL FALLOUT OF FLOODS
FLOOD WAS NOT AN ACCIDENT
PAKISTAN-IMF TALKS AFTER FLOODS
REHABILITATION DEMANDS NATIONAL SPIRIT
UTILISING FUNDS FOR REHABILITATION
FLOODS PUSH LEAST DEVELOPED BALOCHISTAN YEARS BACK
FLOODS DAMAGE WATER AND POWER INFRASTRUCTURE
LCMS COLLECTS DONATIONS FOR FLOOD VICTIMS
THE RAINY AUGUST

(Issue 34, Aug 23 - 29, 2010)

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
SUMMIT BANK: A GIANT IN MAKING
M&A IN BANKING: BE VIGILANT
DOWNBEAT M&A ACTIVITIES
MCB AND UBL: PRIVATISATION'S SUCCESS STORIES
FLOODS MAY SPROUT RS48BN NPLS
RUPEE DEPRECIATION TO PUSH UP CAR PRICES
PRIVATIZATION OF STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES
AUCTIONS FETCH PUNJAB PRIVATISATION BOARD RS3BN
(Issue 33, Aug 16 - 22, 2010)
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS!
KNOWLEDGE-BASED ECONOMY
PAKISTAN - THE REAL SAGA
NEED OF BUILDING DAMS
PROGRESSING AS A NATION
EDUCATION VITAL FOR PROGRESS 
HIGH INTEREST RATE CROWDING OUT PRIVATE SECTOR
BE PREPARED FOR DIFFICULT TIME AHEAD
FAKE DEGREES AND GOVERNANCE SYSTEM.
BALOCHISTAN: A LEAST DEVELOPED PROVINCE
POVERTY MOUNTING IN RURAL AREAS
MECHANISED FOOTBALL-MAKING BEGINS IN PAKISTAN
NEED OF REVAMPING TAX COLLECTION SYSTEM
HEPATITIS C A GLOBAL THREAT
CAFFEINE
FLOOD TO CAUSE COLOSSAL ECONOMIC COSTS
AVERTING FLOOD IMPACT ON AUTOMOBILE SECTOR
IMPLEMENTING BEST PRACTICES IN DAIRY SECTOR
EVER-RISING EXTERNAL DEBTS
(Issue 32, Aug 9 - 15, 2010)
GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS OF PAK IT & TELECOM 
INTERVIEW WITH VICE-PRESIDENT CORPORATE AFFAIRS TELENOR PAKISTAN
PTCL PRIVATISATION AND PARADIGM SHIFT
FALLING FOREIGN INVESTMENTS
TELE-DENSITY REACHES 63.5 PERCENT