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‘Grow at 7 per cent for 20 years’

Planning Commission (PC) Deputy Chairman Dr Nadeem- ul-Haque stressed that Pakistan needs to maintain the growth rate of seven percent for 20 years for the provision of jobs to its increasing population

Tablet computer market projected to surge in coming years

ISLAMABAD – The tablet computer market will become the third largest consumer electronics sector, after televisions and personal computers and will grow to $ 49 billion business by 2015 worldwide.
Tablets are a high-value casual-computing segment that is creating huge growth opportunities for major brands and at the same time in Pakistan, said analysts.
The analysts at ABI Research which conducted the research said this year sales volumes of tablet PCs could reach four

Nando’s celebrates its 10 years

KARACHI – Nando’s has celebrated its 10 years of ‘perilicious’ existence with all the renowned chefs of Masala TV including Gulzar, Rida, Sharmaine, Shereen and many others who paid tribute to the brand by visiting and having dinner at Nando’s Boat Basin, Karachi, stated a press statement issued here on Monday.
It said, “The tongue tantalising story of succulently grilled chicken in lemon and herb or peri-peri has become the hottest story in Pakistan.
With 7 restaurants

Pak-India Blind Cricket series on year’s end

ISLAMABAD – Bilal Satti, Secretary Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC), said on Saturday that as the entire nation is working to improve Pakistan-India relations, PBCC is not lagging behind. He told APP that PBCC is likely to host a bilateral Pak-India series at the end of this year in Dubai.
“We will be playing three ODIs and three Twenty-20s in the series,” he
He said that on May 12 there is a meeting of World Blind Cricket Council (WBCC) in which he will

Computers too slow to digitise Sindh’s historical archives in 4 years?

KARACHI – The project worth Rs 8 million for digitisation of centuries-old records and books with the Sindh Archives Department is yet to kick off despite being launched in June 2007, Pakistan Today has learnt.
Well-placed sources told Pakistan Today that the scheme launched by the Archives Department aimed at launching a website, digitisation and computerisation of the province’s historical archives, including more than 200-year-old books, could not be accomplished due to the