Pakistan Business Express – Nothing for Awam by Pakistan Railways

Pakistan Business Express

After shutting down 120 passenger trains and dumping so many engines, Pakistan Railways has launched its first ever Karachi to Lahore nonstop air conditioned train called Pak Business Express. The train is launched in a joint venture with private sector. Pak Business Express is apparently a VIP train with high … Read more

Makro Habib acquired by Metro Cash and Carry in Pakistan

Metro Makro Merger

After my recent rant on Makro Pakistan, it has came to my knowledge that Pakistan operations of Makro (or Makro Habib) have been acquired by Metro Cash and Carry, with effect from January 2012. In July 2011, Express Tribune reported that Makro Habib and Metro Cash and Carry were engaged … Read more

HyperStar comes to Karachi

Hyperstar

HyperStar in Dolmen City Mall at Sea View, Karachi is talk of town these days. HyperStar is brought to Pakistan by Majid Al Futtaim Retail of UAE. In UAE, Majid Al Futtaim Hypermarkets represent (and thus known as) Carrefour, the world’s second largest retailer. Majid Al Futtaim Retail manages around … Read more

Imran Khan’s Vive la Revolution vs Pakistan Political Spectrum

It’s a reality, so no more hanky banky about the number of seats and whose “Jalsa” was bigger. Imran’s troops have really rattled the stage, and to put it right after a long lull there is something worth writing or talking. Imran Khan has matured well with time, as politics … Read more

Imran Khan, PTI Jalsa in Lahore, and the way forward

Imran Khan PTI Jalsa in Lahore

On March 25, 1992 Imran Khan and his team attracted around 87,182 spectators to watch them go into, and win, the final of Cricket World Cup against England at Melbourne Cricket Ground. Nineteen years later, Imran Khan, and his 15 years old political party, was able to amass 100,000 (or … Read more