Alarmingly, a preliminary investigation into a deadly plane crash in Pakistan has found that 1-in-3 of the country’s pilots have fake licenses and are unqualified to fly. The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Airbus A320 crashed in the city of Karachi on May 22 after taking off from Lahore, killing 97 people. While it remains unclear whether the pilots of the ill-fated aircraft were among those … Continue reading 1/3rd of Pakistani Pilots have Fake Licenses
If you don’t teach your kids how to manage money, somebody else will. And that’s not a risk you want to take! We’ll show you how to give your kids the head start you wish you had and set them up to win with money at any age. How to Teach Pre-Schoolers and Kindergartners About Money 1. Use a clear jar to save. Money jar is … Continue reading Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money
Have you been #laidoff due to the #pandemic? Do you have an account with Askari Bank? Have you taken a loan from Askari Bank or use their #CreditCard? Good news- rather some hopeful news- Askari Bank will view your case and accommodate with whatever they can. Askari Bank’s take: The pandemic of Covid-19 is impacting us all at a very personal level and in the … Continue reading Askari Bank facilitating COVID-19 terminated employees and self employed who suffered losses.
To contain the spread of the coronavirus, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has asked banks to waive charges on any online fund transfers. SBP has instructed banks to waive all charges on fund transfers through online banking channels such as inter-bank fund transfer. They will also not incur any cost in case of using ATMs or visiting bank branches to transfer large amounts and … Continue reading Transfer funds for Free- InterBranch, InterBank, Jazz Cash and any other medium.
While governments around the world are taking measures to slow down the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists are working vigorously to find a long-term solution, meaning either a drug that helps alleviate the illness or a vaccine. While the world’s hopes for an effective treatment for COVID-19 are currently resting on an antiviral drug called remdesivir, which was originally developed to fight Ebola and is currently tested … Continue reading Roadmap Towards a Vaccine | Social Distancing
Crisis management Set up a Crisis Management Team (CMT) as soon as possible to oversee major issues, formulate contingency plans, coordinate and align implementation of different departments, and ensure speedy responses and decision-making. If you already have a CMT, review and revise the representatives. Are the right people on the team as this situation rapidly develops? Communicate proactively Managing different stakeholders’ expectations and priorities during … Continue reading Crisis Management Planning to Better Cashflows
Reddit has released its Transparency Report 2019 showing the amount of requests that required the platform to remove content or disclose private user data. Out of 2.77 billion pieces of content created on Reddit in 2019, just over 53 million were removed for a variety of reasons. They include harassment, (39 percent), minor sexualization (25.2 percent) and violence (16.6 percent). The report also contained some … Continue reading Pakistan Fourth For Reddit Content Removal Requests
When every other store is being materialistic and increasing the price 300% and more Shaheen Chemist is the real hero. This is from their Social Media post: Shaheen is giving away free mask as a precautionary action against coronavirus that has hit Pakistan.We are here for you! Continue reading Humanity prevails! Shaheen Chemist gives out free masks!
A committee, formed to find ways to break the capital market bottlenecks, has submitted its recommendations with Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), which will assess them for further action, a statement said on Thursday. Capital Markets Committee was constituted earlier this month by the SECP. It comprised representatives of the stockbrokers, mutual fund association, professionals with banking experience and CEOs of Pakistan Stock … Continue reading SECP receives recommendation from Capital Markets Committee
Property owners in the capital have seen an unprecedented 200% hike in property tax with little time to pay the charges. The Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) approved the increase in property tax last December, making it applicable from July 1, but tensions between the MCI and Capital Development Authority (CDA) over who would control the revenue directorate responsible for collecting property tax meant that the … Continue reading 200% Tax Hike in Islamabad Properties