Deans & Directors Conference: NBEAC organized a two-day conference on 27-28 January 2014 for improving business education in Pakistan. It was a great success.
Books: 1) The Physics of Wall Street by James Weatherall 2) A Comparative Analysis of Media and Media Laws in Pakistan by Yasmeen Aftab Ali 3) Aboard Democracy Train by Nafisa Hoodbhoy 4) Happy Things in Sorrow Times by Tehmina Durrani 5) Immigration Wars by Jeb Bush 6) Kaanch Ka Chirag by Nasira Zubairi 7) Farzand-e-Mardan by Muhammad Imran Saffi 8) Rumsfeld's Rules: Leadership Lessons in Business, Politics, War and Life by Donald Rumsfeld 9) The Way of The Knife by Mark Mazzetti 10) Khama Ba Josh by Dr. Fasihuddin 11) I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
40 Million Customers: Webs is serving over 40 million customers worldwide. Ninety nine percent employees know about key objectives of the company. Zeki Mokhtarzada is proud of progress.
PPC Advertising Never before in history of advertising has it been possible to spend $5, write a couple of ads and get instant access to over 100 million people in less than 10 minutes. (Perry Marshall)
14 Points of M.A. Jinnah: The purpose was to have 5 Muslim majority provinces (Sindh, Punjab, Bengal, Balochistan and Sarhad) as against 6 Hindu majority provinces (Madras, Bihar, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, C.P. and Bombay) with a weak center so that Muslims could not be dominated by Hindus.
Digital Future: Google has developed Chromebook pixel, glass, operating system and fiber optic internet service. It is further developing new applications and products.
100,000+ Views on SlideShare: Contents of Daily 10 Minutes have been viewed at www.slideshare.net. Remember that these views are without Facebook Likes.
Internet Crime Complaint Center Pakistanis have been inquiring about online income earnings especially watching advertisements. You can lodge complaint at http://www.ic3.gov/
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FATA – A New Oil State FATA has huge reserves of oil and gas besides mineral deposits. Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is attracting foreign and local investors.
EXIM Bank of Pakistan: Government of Pakistan is preparing feasibility of Export Import Bank of Pakistan to facilitate business community. People are anxiously waiting for the bank.
Inside The Pakistan Army: It is a book by a British writer, Carey Schofield. It is a woman’s experience on the front line of the War on Terror. It is a must reading for all Pakistanis.
Become An Author: Authorsmania and InboundWriter offer guidelines to write well for international students. Visit http://www.authorsmania.net/
Weekly Election Times: Safeer Hussain Shah is editor-in-chief of weekly Election Times, four-page English newspaper with ABC certified.
Pring: It is a social media platform offered by PanAsian Group. Pring is planning to expand its network in major cities of Pakistan.
Association for Investors’ Awareness: It is a non profit organization aiming for sustainable economic development. It should concentrate on direct investment instead of portfolio investment.
On Romantic Love: Dr. Helen Fisher has categorized four types of romantic lovers; Explorer, Builder, Director and Negotiator. Pakistanis are romantic-builder lovers of America and Great Britain and Uncle Sam and The Queen should not play role of romantic-explorer lovers of Pakistan. America and Great Britain should establish Silicon Valley II and John Donne Society respectively in Pakistan sans delay.
Last Look: At University Road in Peshawar, it is a beautiful apparel shop offering leading apparel brands to fashion loving men and women.
Urdu 1: It is a new cable TV channel offering foreign dramas in Urdu dubbing. It is being popular day by day among urban Pakistani women.
I am not Single - I am Double: It is a thought provoking Urdu book by Amira Ihsan. She laments on roles of West and Muslims. She wants Muslims to make mark especially in social sciences.
Humic Acid: Application of 2 to 3 kilograms humic acid enhances the crop yields by 15 to 20% and saves half of the fertilizer required.
100+ Hoardings: University Road Peshawar displays boards of products and services that makes Peshawar a truly commercial city.
$7.7 Billion Income: Pinterst has earned income in one year. It is gaining publicity worldwide. Pakistanis are also using it since 2011.
Diploma in Lapidary Gems and Jewellery Centre of Excellence in Peshawar is offering 5-month diploma in Lapidary. People are requested to avail the course.
Strategic Plan Division: PAEC, KRL, NESCOM, SUPARCO and DESTON are attached departments of Strategic Plan Division of Federal Government of Pakistan.
I Will Wake Up: It is a weekly TV program on Waqt TV Channel discussing civic issues in Karachi. It is produced by Qasim Raza. Daily 10 Minutes declares it No.1 TV Program of Pakistan.
1338 Helpline: People can register complaints through landline or cell phone to Cantonment Board Peshawar throughout the day. People are pleased with performance of PCB.
Rs.705 Million Profit: The Bank of Khyber earned Rs.705 million profit before tax in last six months. It has over 80 branches with assets of Rs.70 billion. It will open 12 new branches this year.
Best Actress: Dilpazeer Hina, a young woman is performing on TV channels. She knows all requirements of a persona and performs perfectly as a granny and dancer.
Generation S: It is a new generation using touch screens not only in developed countries but also in developing countries. Marketers and brand managers are tapping touch screen generation.
PEMRA & Public: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority is soliciting consultation on broadcasting rules and regulations. You can send suggestions at email@example.com
Rs.2.75 Dividend: OGDCL has approved Rs.2.75 profit on shares. Shareholders are satisfied whereas people are facing energy crisis.
World Happiness Day United Nations has declared 20 March as World Happiness Day.
Digital Security Deeds Judicial papers are used for transfer of property and assets. Government of Punjab has introduced Secured Judicial Papers for transfer of vehicles. It is truly a great work of Mian Shahbaz Sharif and people are pleased with this initiative.
New Brand – Shaan Fertilizer: Shaan has introduced a new brand “Super Single Phosphate”.
Unregistered Degrees by 27 Varsities In Pakistan, universities are offering unregistered engineering degrees. Their syllabus is not registered with Pakistan Engineering Council. Parents and students are worried over the situation.
Bus Rapid Transit Project: CDA is planning to launch Bus Rapid Transit Project within 3 months in Islamabad.
Best Cadet College Cadet College Murree is number one college as far as quality of education is concerned. Parents prefer it over other cadet colleges. (Abdul Khaliq Butt)
Future of Advertising It is clear that the future of advertising is public relations and it is time for advertising agencies to get past their preconceptions and learn how the disciplines of PR can improve their creative thinking. (Timothy Kane)
Thought of Year 2014: We find Indian actors and actresses e.g. Shahrukh Khan and Katrina Kaif as advertisement models in Pakistan but Amitabh Bachchan is missing. Daily 10 Minutes invites Amitabh Bachchan to visit Pakistan.
Anti Dengue Community: Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif’s Anti Dengue Volunteer Program has got momentum in Pakistan.
Responsible Taxpayers of KPK Business community of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa paid taxes as per targets fixed by Federal Board of Revenue for year 2011-12. Former President KPK Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Affan Aziz informed the media. Daily 10 Minutes suggests President KPKCC&I to set up Peshawar Stock Exchange by end of 2013.
District Medical and Rehabilitation Center: The center is located in Charsada and offers state of the art treatment facility to patients and retarded people. It is managed by a board of director and chief executive Prof. Muhammad Daud, an eye specialist of international repute. DMRC established in 2006 has served over 4 million patients across the country. It is geared up to tackle emergency and flood situation. Nominal fee that is Rs.20 is charged. Free treatment is given to poor people, thus, people are pleased with its performance. Comprehensive Health and Education Forum (CHEF International) provides free medicines to poor patients in DMRC. CHEF International is planning to use students of colleges and universities for eradication of polio and awareness of AIDS in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Money Transfer: Telenor and UBL have set up retail network for money transfer. People prefer Easy Paisa of Telenor to transfer money within the country.
Real Estate Development: In Blue Area in Islamabad, several commercial buildings are under construction. Besides hotels at Islamabad Club Road, one 11 storey plaza is under construction in F-7 Markaz. Real estate is lucrative business investment as it boosts demand for luxury and consumer goods. Pakistan Housing Authority needs to be emphatic and assertive.
200,000 Customers: Bahria Town has crossed milestone of 200,000 customers.
Systemnomics: The framework of “micro-macro-meso-meta-economics” is a complete way to analyse economies, understood as complex living systems evolving within dynamically changing complex natural systems. (Andrew Sheng)
Lap Diaper: It is the brand of Hattar Hygiene Products available in different sizes. These diapers are manufactured on Chinese technology. Managing Director Naeem Khan Bangash hopes that Lap diapers would emerge as leading brand within 1 year.
Coca-Cola: Coca-Cola has launched 61 teen-focused websites. People in Asia are wondering over http://www.ahh.com/
Augmented Reality: If virtual reality is a complete immersion in a digital world, augmented reality is more a digital overlay onto the real world. It enhances the real world with digital data, therefore, it is much more interesting than a completely fabricated environment. There is an element of magic to AR applications because they juxtapose data and graphics where they have no business showing up. (Erick Schonfeld)
Soucho Online Academy: It is offering online Quran tutorials besides Matric/F.Sc., computer and engineering courses. It is managed by Khurram Munir in Islamabad. http://www.soucho.pk/
It’s Your Space: Avis has replaced 50-year old tagline “We try harder” with “Its your space”. Pakistani advertising professionals must remember this news item.
Textile Industry Revival: Ministry of Textile is taking concrete measures for textile manufacturers and exporters.
Honorable President of Pakistan
Our economy can be tax-free if you take bold stand to curb corruption. I request you to order for Copyright Protection Police & External Jury and help expanding Citizens-Police Liaison Committee throughout Pakistan.
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Hyde Park in F-9 Park: Free speech is basic human right. Ministry of Interior is going to set up Free-Speech Corner in one square mile F-9 Park where political parties can hold conventions and protest peacefully. Their messages will be recorded for policymakers and international community. Daily 10 Minutes appreciates this initiative.
Pension Increased Government has increased pension of EOBI members from Rs.3000 to Rs.3600 per month. Employees in private sector must secure this right.
BS Translation and Interpretation: International Islamic University has introduced BS T&I (English-Arabic). It is first program of its kind in Pakistan. Daily B-Rich requests Vice Chancellor IIU to introduce BS T&I (English-Urdu). English-Urdu course will help develop Google Urdu Translation project.
Twitter of Tomorrow Twitter has won $300 million investment from Saudi investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal as it pushes through a redesign of its site to attract advertisers. Islamic scholars, especially in Pakistan, must not provoke poor people against Americans especially social media companies.
Jordan Flavor It is a beautiful country adjacent to Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Israel. Some beautiful places are Salt, Aqaba, Petra and Dead Sea. Every beautiful person visits the historic sites in the Kingdom in lifetime. Royal family, especially King Abdullah II, is loved and trusted by people. Several LA Movies have been made here. Pakistani registered tour operators can offer eco-tourism packages in collaboration with Jordanian counterparts. Contact: www.jordan.com
Coca-Cola and Pakistan: Coca-Cola Pakistan has started Care Pakistan Project that contributes sales income for education of poor children. We can say that besides USAID, American companies are duly participating in required-development of Pakistan.
Mughal Garden Wah It is tourist resort in Wah near Taxila. On Sundays, about 5000 people visit the airy and green garden established by Emperor Jahangir. The roofless water tanks need chlorine for swimming of children and youth. Daily 10 Minutes suggests some brands like Ya Jin and Carient to adopt the garden.
3 New Commercial Banks U Microfinance Bank, Waseela Microfinance Bank and Burj Bank have seen light of day. Besides job opportunities, these banks will boost industry and agriculture of Pakistan. Banking sector is growing like real estate and telecom sectors.
Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship: United States Education Foundation annually holds Humphrey Fellowship Competition.
Benazir International Airport: Business community is demanding completion of new Islamabad International Airport near Fateh Jang.
2 New Model Villages Chairman CDA announced to build new model villages in
Opportunity - New Home NGO: In Pakistan, demand and supply gap of homes have increased thus there is need of INGO to finance homes. Hopefully Waseela Microfinance Bank will introduce new scheme.
Pension Accounts: State Bank of Pakistan has chalked out new banking procedure for pensioners. SBP should run awareness campaign to educate pensioners.
FBR and Taxpayers: Federal Board of Revenue is taxpayer-friendly organization. It is soliciting suggestions from taxpayers to expand tax base. Send your suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Solar Energy in Wazirabad: Future of Wazirabad and Sialkot is bright. Business community should start solar energy projects. (Ch. Ijaz Ahmad Samma)
Rs.47 Billion Tax Evasion: Five telecom companies are involved in tax evasion. NAB has taken into custody record of these telecom companies from FBR. Journalists are questioning over Chairman NAB.
Online Papers: These are environment-friendly, free and interactive media that have to be marketed in Pakistan. These not only provide information, job opportunities but also taxes. Federal Information and Broadcasting Minister is appealed to fix government advertising rates for e-papers by end of July 2013.
Business with 20% Investment: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa IT Board is offering 80% incentives to registered IT and software houses with PSEB to set up offices in IT Park Peshawar and IT Park Abbottabad. You can access to Afghanistan and Central Asia.
Best Universities: Virtual University and The University of Lahore are innovative universities. Daily 10 Minutes recommends these universities to parents.
Carl Jung – Darwin of Mind: It is a new book written by Thomas T. Lawson. Students of Psychology must read this book to understand similarities and dissimilarities among Sigmund Freud, Charles Darwin and Carl Jung. Contact: email@example.com
Scrutiny of Assets of Civil Bureaucracy: Establishment Division has asked Grade 17 to Grade 22 officers to submit details of their assets by 15 August 2012. Misinformation would lead to dismissal from service. Bureaucrats are worried whereas junior civil bureaucracy and people are pleased with the decision.
Angela Mary and Cricket: Pakistan Cricket Board has appointed Dr. Angela Mary as nutritionist for better physical health of cricketers. She will give one-to-one consultation to each cricketer.
Street-is-Home Drive: Pakistanis keep their houses and offices clean but litter in streets. Let’s think our streets as homes and keep them clean. Say “Yes” to Street-is-Home Drive.
4 Big Industries of China: Tourism, cars, real estate and beauty are four major industries of China. Pakistani business community must take notice of the trends. (Normandy Madden)
$5 Billion Investment: Listed companies of Overseas Investors Chambers of Commerce and Industry have planned to invest in Pakistan in next 3 to 5 years. Daily 10 Minutes requests Governor KPK to establish Peshawar Stock Exchange.
46 Peacocks Died: In Tharparkar, peacocks died of mysterious disease. Government has appointed team to diagnose the disease. There is need of People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in Pakistan.
Best Subjects for Ad Professionals: History, economics and philosophy create more depth in knowledge than communications and advertising. (Trevor Guthrie – Ignition Factory)
Telecom Sector: The money is on the table of telecom companies but where are takers. (Kamran Mooen)
Pakistan – A Multinational Country: Pakistan is becoming day by day a multinational country. There are more than 70 nationals of different countries residing and working in Pakistan. The leading taxpayer telecom sector is managed by Norway, Egypt, China, UAE and Saudi Arabia. Besides international universities, different international NGOs like USAID, JICA and Concern are participating in development of Pakistan. Government is trying to aware closed minded people about the dynamic Pakistan.