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  • US military to open all combat jobs to women

    WASHINGTON: Defence Secretary Ash Carter has decided to open all combat jobs in the US military to women, rebuffing attempts by the Marine Corps to exclude women from certain front-line combat jobs...

    Joseph Dunford, former Marine Corps commandant, had argued that the Marines should be allowed to keep women out of certain front-line combat jobs, citing studies showing that mixed-gender units aren’t as capable as all-male units... ...

  • NA body recommends all grade 1 to 15 jobs in capital for local residents

    ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary committee on Friday recommended that all grade 1 to 15 jobs in the federal government institutions should be given to the domicile holders of Islamabad...

    After the meeting, the convener of the subcommittee told Dawn that it was the right of residents of Islamabad to get jobs in government departments operating in the city...

  • Punjab private schools ordinance: Steps to regulate private institutes at long last

    LAHORE: Responding to the public outcry over enhanced fees, the Punjab government on Saturday promulgated the Punjab Private Educational Institutions (Promotion and Regulation Amendment) Ordinance 2015 to regulate the affairs of the private schools...

    A good number of parents of students seeking education in private schools have been protesting in Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi and elsewhere against the owners of the institutions for...

  • Nawaz says he will rid Pakistan of ‘state above state’

    LAHORE: As the Pakis­tan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) prepares to give a rousing welcome to ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz on their arrival in Lahore on Friday, the party supremo has pledged that he will liberate Pakistan from “those who are running a state above the state”...

    Speaking at a party conference in the ballroom of the Grosvenor House Hotel in central London’s Mayfair district, Nawaz Sharif...

  • SC to consider if state land can be used for private purposes

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court seems keen to lay down a new legal principle by interpreting Articles 23 and 24 to determine whether a private company — even if it is a charitable trust — can acquire state land for anything other than public purposes, i...

    Articles 23 and 24 of the Constitution, which deal with property rights, ensure an individual’s right to acquire or dispose of property in any part of Pakistan...

  • PTI’s focus on housing is laudable, but it’s wrong to suggest private sector can provide all units

    Last month on October 10, Imran Khan announced that the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government will set up a Naya Pakistan Housing Authority, to deliver on their promise to enable the construction of five million houses across the country...

    For this purpose, the PTI intends to play the role of an enabler and facilitator and incentivise private sector developers to build all five million houses...

  • Creating the right kind of jobs should be the priority for Pakistan

    In an evolving world of work— the rapid creation and destruction of jobs— the issue of unemployment has acquired centrality in the development process and has led to the question of whether jobs, or workers, should be protected?Looking from an egalitarian perspective, the welfare of millions revolves around four things: full employment (including self-employment), fair wages, reasonable prices and an accelerated programme for community...

  • Pakistan needs to create more jobs: WB

    ISLAMABAD: The country’s economy needs to create more jobs by taking advantage of the large influx of a well-educated young labour force, says a new research by the World Bank...

    One of the key findings is that there are insufficient jobs where bachelor and graduate degree holders are expected to use their acquired skills...

  • Pakistan's younger women riding a digital wave in drive for better jobs

    When Kainat Naz joined a women-friendly technology boot camp a year ago, she had no idea it would completely change her life and her views on how women can work in conservative Pakistan...

    So she signed up for a tech programme called TechKaro, an initiative by Circle — a social enterprise that aims to improve women’s economic rights in Pakistan — and is now working full-time for a software company...

  • State and non-state actors

    A solemn pledge loses all credibility when major militant attacks in other countries are allegedly traced back to our territory...

    It is not just cross-border involvement but also the activities of banned outfits at home that raises questions about how much control the state really has within its own domain...

  • RSS and BJP: Battling for India's 'soul', state by state

    An election in the volatile state of West Bengal has become a prime target in its game plan...

    The group's strategy: To spread its Hindu-first ideology to all corners of India by propelling the ruling party of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to power in as many states as possible...

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