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2 years ago

Life

Most people are guilty of wasting a few minutes on Facebook every now and then. Procrastination becomes a problem, however, when it prevents you from achieving your purpose. If you feel like you can’t stop procrastinating, then you need to remember these five things. 1. You shouldn’t be so hard on yourself. If you ever…

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2 years ago

Digital Living

There are few things more empowering and liberating than working for oneself. As the unemployment rate crept upward over the years, reaching over 5% in 2013, many Pakistanis settled into a new kind of employment – freelancing.  And by “many, we mean a lot of people. According to a 2014 report by the International Data…

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2 years ago

Entrepreneurship

Globally, Pakistan isn’t well known for its achievements in the startup world. However, for a place where startup accelerators and incubators were unheard of just a short time ago, Pakistan is making rapid progress. According to the 2014 Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report, startup culture is flourishing in major cities like Lahore, Karachi, and Islamabad. Opportunities for startup…

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2 years ago

Brain Hacks

In October of this year, I moved from a tiny bungalow in the low-income suburbs of Kansas City, to a big old farmhouse surrounded by woods and fields. The cable lines don’t run out here, and no reputable high-speed internet provider was willing to service me anymore. Suddenly, no more Netflix!!! Not to mention that…

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2 years ago

Telecom

The formal announcement for the rollout of its next generation mobile broadband service, also known as 4G services was made by Warid in October. Their loyal customers waited rather impatiently  to join the rest of the their counterparts in the world of high speed internet and we think the wait is nearly over. The market…

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2 years ago

Startup

As Uber has grown synonymous with cab service around the world, and conventional cab services have also adopted to new technology via mobile apps, a startup in Lahore (IdeaCentricity), Pakistan is bringing the rickshaw market up-to-speed with modern technology. Rickshaws in Pakistan, and especially Lahore, are not a dying mode of  transportation competing with cars –…

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2 years ago

Digital Living

Ever felt the need to be up-to-date about the conditions of a certain neighborhood in the aftermath of a protest, violent event or any other disturbance? Or find out if the traffic situation on a highway or in an area has improved since there was news about a protest on that road? Recent political activism…

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2 years ago

Startup

At the time of writing this article, it seems that Netpura has been taken offline. The website prompts you for a password without asking for a login and the social media pages for the app have their last activity more than 2 months ago. Having looked the idea over, it did have some sort of…

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2 years ago

Entrepreneurship

Just a decade ago, female entrepreneurs in Pakistan were largely unheard of – or at least quite rare. However, recent initiatives in several major cities have challenged the sustainability of the old model – a model that insisted on women’s confinement to the home.  Countless female entrepreneurs have worked their way up from small home businesses, and…

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2 years ago

Startup Advice

In the last couple of years, Pakistan has seen a large spur of growth in the start-up sector, ranging from an increase in the numbers of start-ups, incubators, working spaces and the general buzz around the sector. Such a growing ecosystem needs an organization that focuses on being a source of all relevant news and information– Startup92…

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