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In Turbulent Pakistan, Start-Ups Drive a Boom

September 11, 2007

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By PETER WONACOTT September 5, 2007; Page A1, Wall Street Journal ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan’s political scene is growing more clouded, but a clear demonstration of confidence in the country’s future is coming from an emerging economic force: entrepreneurs. Scores of new businesses once unseen in Pakistan, from fitness studios to chic coffee shops to […]

How a Muslim Billionaire Thrives in Hindu India

September 11, 2007

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By YAROSLAV TROFIMOV September 11, 2007; Page A1, Wall Street Journal BANGALORE, India — The world’s richest Muslim entrepreneur defies conventional wisdom about Islamic tycoons: He doesn’t hail from the Persian Gulf, he didn’t make his money in petroleum, and he definitely doesn’t wear his faith on his sleeve. A native of Mumbai, Azim Premji […]