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  • Economic survey 2016-2017: Sizing up growth

    Three years into the pursuit of macroeconomic stabilisation policies under the aegis of an IMF programme, the PML-N government announced a transition to a “pro-growth”, “investment-friendly” budget for 2016-17 presented last year...

    3 per cent for the current fiscal year (2016-17), below the government’s target of 5...

  • How can army, ISI chiefs take up foreign jobs soon after retirement: SC

    ISLAMABAD: The Sup­reme Court on Wednesday wondered how former chiefs of the Pakistan Army and Inter-Services Intelligence could take up foreign jobs without completing the mandatory gap of two years after their retirement...

    A three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, asked defence secretary retired Lt Gen Zamirul Hassan to furnish before the court no-objection certificates issued by the government to...

  • Pak army wins PACES 2016

    LAHORE: Army Services Sports of Pakistan won the first International PACES Competition 2016 which concluded at the Fortress Stadium here on Sunday night...

    Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif was the chief guest who also gave away medals and prizes to all the winners...

  • 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...

  • Miranshah hosts cricket Peace Cup 2017 as UK Media plays Pakistan XI

    The headquarters of the restive North Waziristan Agency hosted a cricket match on Thursday as part of the Peace Cup 2017 in which the UK Media team XI was playing Pakistan XI...

    The UK Media team XI is part of an 18-member group of journalists, lawyers, businessmen and academics aged between 21-62 which is touring Pakistan's with the aim to improve its image as a sporting nation...

  • Pakistan in danger of missing 2017 Champions Trophy ticket

    LAHORE: Pakistan are in danger of missing the ICC Champions Trophy in 2017 as they struggle to improve their One-day International rankings after being crushed 3-0 by Bangladesh in the recent series...

    With only top eight teams eligible to participate in the next Champions Trophy in England from June 1 to 19, 2017, Pakistan must ensure they move up from their current ninth-ranked place before the Sept 30, 2015 cut-off date for that...

  • How is data collected and tabulated for Pakistan's 2017 census?

    None of these methods are being used in the 2017 census because the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), the federal authority responsible for the task, feels that there is no guarantee that these questionnaires will be filled up and returned, “Literacy matters,” says a PBS official...

    This article originally appeared in MIT Tech Review Pakistan and has been reproduced with permission...

  • 2017 CT: Zimbabwe set to become battleground for Pakistan, West Indies

    Pakistan's return tour to Zimbabwe is likely to become the battleground for a 2017 Champions Trophy spot after the hosts invited the West Indies for a limited overs tri-series involving the respective teams...

    Pakistan, Bangladesh and West Indies were locked in a tight struggle for the remaining two slots in the tournament whose cut-off date is 30 September 2015...

  • India issues visa to Pakistan blind cricket team for 2017 world cup

    Pakistan blind cricket team was issued visas on Wednesday by the Indian High Commission for participating in the World T20 Championship in India, Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) officials told DawnNews...

    Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) has planned to travel to India on January 28 as the championship begins from January 30...

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