Independence Day

Pakistan celebrates 71th Independence Day

ISLAMABAD: Pakistanis are celebrating 71st Independence Day today (Tuesday) with traditional fervour and enthusiasm. All major public and private buildings, roads and avenues have been decorated with illuminations, national flags, portraits of national leaders, banners and buntings to give a festive look. Fireworks began as soon as the clock struck 12:00 am midnight. The day …

Alibaba buys Pakistani online shopping outlet Daraz

Alibaba buys Pakistani online shopping outlet Daraz

Alibaba buys Pakistani e-commerce firm Daraz as the Chinese tech giant looks to increase its presence in South Asia Alibaba, the Chinese technology group, has expanded its e-commerce empire into South Asia after the Chinese internet giant acquired Daraz in an undisclosed deal. Alibaba bought the entire Daraz business, which also operates in Bangladesh, Myanmar,…