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About Taniya Umar

Accountant by Degree. Writer by Profession. Poet by Heart and Stargazer in her head, legend (and by that we mean The Hitchhiker's Guide to The Galaxy) has it that Tania didn't choose writing. Instead, writing took one look at her chubby face when she was just a young girl and smiled with a mouthful of unspoken sentences and took her off on adventures of the pen that are still her happy place when life gets hard for her. Now, all grown up, Tania spends her days doing what she loves: writing, in the hopes that someday, her audience will love her back enough to send multiple cups of chaye her way. You can get in touch with her via the comments section, her email id (If you can find it???) and her Facebook page where she's known, quite simply, as Raggedy Khatoon. Live long and prosper!

Latest from Taniya Umar

2 days ago

Life

The New Year came and quickly became old. January came and went. February is well on its way out the window as well. According to one statistic, only 9% of us are currently still trying to follow through with our New Years’ resolutions. This might suggest that maybe we’re not as committed as we’d like…

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2 days ago

Entrepreneurship

No matter how great your idea is, if no one knows you, it’s going to be pretty hard to make your startup stand out and sell whatever it is that you’re offering to the masses. But if you don’t have a lot of great contacts or big bags of money to invest in advertising, getting…

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3 days ago

Analysis

Well into the year 2017, Amazon has shared some insights into its sales progress. And it seems as if, this time around, we haven’t been the only ones who had a happy holiday season. While retailers across the world have been struggling to step into the world of eCommerce, the eCommerce giant has been in news…

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4 days ago

Analysis

Have a talent for nothing but those little numbers? That’s actually a good thing! Even though art and creativity is all the rage these days, it has been reported that numbers are still in the front row when it comes to profitability in the small business sector. According to the recent list released by Sageworks,…

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4 days ago

Apps

World renowned ride hailing service Uber is finding itself in hot waters after a former engineer has come out with a grave insight into the company’s work culture. According to a blog post published recently, former site engineer Susan J. Fowler revealed that the company had turned a deaf ear towards a number of reports of sexual…

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5 days ago

Announcements

In an official statement issued by the Sindh Board of Investment (SBI) last week, more than a hundred Russian companies related to the pharmaceutical, construction, machine manufacturing and other sectors, have shown great interest in investing in Pakistan. The statement was released after a meeting between the SBI and a delegation consisting of the officials…

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2 weeks ago

Analysis

Even though Pakistan is well on its way to become a digital landscape, there’s still a long way to go. Recently, Hootsuite, which is a global social media management platform, released a report: “Digital in 2017” with statistical pointers indicating social media and digital trends of about 238 countries. The report states that currently 50% of…

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2 weeks ago

News

In an act of vengeance, an Indian hacker hacked and subsequently defaced the Government of Punjab’s web portal: Lahore City District Government website, www.lahore.gop.pk. Now recovered from the malicious attack, bore the mark of hacker for quite some while. This latest act is in retaliation to a Pakistani hacker’s act of hacking the Indian Home Ministry’s…

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2 weeks ago

Digital Living

Solo entrepreneurship or Solopreneurship, as they’re calling it these days, is hard. Not only does the person have to deal with all the mental pressures of being an entrepreneur but also have to execute every aspect of the business themselves. This can lead to an overload of work and that’s when the hard-worker needs an arsenal…

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2 weeks ago

Social Media

Following the trend set be Instagram and adopted by Facebook as well as Twitter at more or less the same, it seems as if YouTube has decided to jump on the Live Streaming bandwagon as well! Alphabet Inc.’s YouTube has recently announced that it will be rolling out the live streaming feature too. This feature will be…

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