Companies working in the information technology (IT) and information technology enabled services (ITES) sectors are feeling the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic; these companies fear that they will have to lay off staff in order to survive the impact.
On the first day of Ramazan, the people of Lahore stubbornly defied the government's repeatedly call for social distancing to limit the spread of the deadly coronavirus as they rushed to grocery shops and street stalls to stock up food for sehri and iftar
The Punjab government has made hoarding of 41 items a punishable offence up to three years of imprisonment. In this connection, the government promulgated The Punjab Prevention of Hoarding Ordinance 2020, under which any dealer found hoarding an article
Qingqi rickshaws continue to defy the government's decision of lockdown in the provincial capital and thus they are seen on roads fully loaded with passengers even though the cases of Coronavirus are on the rise.
Jean-Marc Dumont, Country Manager of Carrefour Pakistan, has said that since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Pakistan, online orders received through mobile apps spiked sharply with a 70 percent increase per week in Lahore and Karachi.
Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT and ITES (PASHA) has urged the government to allow e-commerce deliveries which will help reduce social interaction, thus limiting the spread of the coronavirus.
To deal with lock down violations in Punjab, the Punjab government has imposed heavy fines and in extreme cases imprisonment and empowered government machinery to take stern actions against violators under The Punjab Infectious Diseases Prevention and Con
To deal with coronavirus, the Punjab government has decided to close all markets, shopping malls and restaurants throughout Punjab from March 22 to 24 while shops selling essential items are exempted. In this connection, the Punjab home department issued
The 27th meeting of the Punjab Cabinet Standing Committee on Finance and Development approved the proposals of Punjab Kidney and Liver Institute (PKLI) of converting the Rs 1.5 billion non-development expenditures into development budget besides supplemen
ACCA Country Head Sajjeed Aslam has said that the combination of technology and talent available in the country definitely suggests that Pakistan should focus on services sector. "There are over 200 multinational companies working in Pakistan with close t
Bykea Cash, an on-the-spot payment solution, will be introduced in three major cities of Pakistan, i.e., Karachi, Lahore and Rawalpindi, in this month, said Muneeb Maayr, founder of Bykea, a leading online on-demand ride-hailing and parcel delivery servic
In 2019, Pakistan's e-commerce industry remained resilient; Daraz, a leading e-commerce platform in the country, witnessed exceptional growth as the number of users visiting the platform increased by 100 percent.