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  • Traffic plan for four-day IDEAS-2016 announced

    KARACHI: To insure smooth flow of traffic during the four days of 9th International Defence Exhibition and seminar IDEAS-2016, to be held at the Expo Centre later this month, the office of the deputy inspector general of police (traffic) on Saturday unveiled its traffic plan for all public, commercial and private vehicles from Nov 22 to 25...

    All commercial vehicles coming from Karachi airport towards the National Stadium through...

  • Pakistan StartUp Cup looking for innovative business ideas

    The fourth Pakistan StartUp Cup — arranged by the US Diplomatic Mission in Pakistan and The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) — is looking for entrepreneurs with innovative business ideas to apply to the competition by September 20...

    The Pakistan StartUp Cup Challenge is a business model competition open to all business types, with special focus on entrepreneurs with grassroots-driven business models...

  • Government to help scale innovative business ideas: PM Imran

    ISLAMABAD: While acknowledging the role startups are playing in the country’s economic growth and financial inclusion, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Wednesday that his government will facilitate talented entrepreneurs in transforming their innovative ideas into sustainable businesses...

    The prime minister was also given a briefing about 10 best startups on the occasion...

  • Amazon calls 2016 holiday season its best ever

    com Inc said it shipped more than one billion items worldwide this holiday season, which the top online retailer called its best ever, and its shares rose 1...

    The Amazon Echo home assistant and its smaller version, Echo Dot, topped the best-sellers list, said Jeff Wilke, chief executive of Amazon's worldwide consumer division, in a press release...

  • Iqra declared best business university in HEC’s annual rankings

    ISLAMABAD: According to the Higher Education Commission’s (HEC) annual rankings that were announced Tuesday, Iqra University Karachi is the best business university...

    The Lahore School of Economics and the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi secured the next two positions in the business universities category...

  • Policy urged for home-based workers

    HYDERABAD: A district action committee for home-based workers Hyderabad has demanded of the provincial government to announce the policy for home-based women workers...

    They said that in Hyderabad, there were over 35,000 home-based workers belonging to cottage industry of glass bangles, garments, hosiery, embroidery and others items...

  • Govt asked to devise policy for home-based workers

    PESHAWAR: The representatives of various civil society organisations have stressed the need for devising provincial policy for home-based worker and its implementation through district and provincial administration...

    Speaking on the occasion, Ume Laila Azhar, executive director of HomeNet Pakistan said that the majority of home-based workers were women and their economic activities were contributing significantly to the economy... ...

  • Exhibition displays products by home-based women artisans

    ISLAMABAD: Home-based working women across Pakistan displayed handmade embroidered apparel, fashion and home accessories, natural dye block prints and traditional silver jewellery at an exhibition held on Sunday...

    The event, organised by the Saarc Business Association of Home Based Workers (SABAH) Pakistan, was held as part of the SABAH annual general meeting...

  • Sindh first province to safeguard rights of home-based workers, says Ghani

    Sindh Information and Labour Minister Saeed Ghani said on Monday that the province is the first in the country, as well as South Asia, to have passed the Home-Based Workers Act in 2018 under which such workers were provided social and legal protection...

    Speaking in Karachi at the first day of a two-day inter-provincial exchange of experiences by parliamentarians and senior government officials on the economic empowerment of...

  • Parliamentarians, govt officials resolve to take up pending legislation for home-based workers

    A group of 31 parliamentarians and senior government officials have pledged to take up pending legislation for empowering women home-based workers (HBWs) in their provinces as top priority, a press release from United Nations (UN) Women – Pakistan said on Wednesday...

    ”Chairperson Sindh Commission on the Status of Women Nuzhat Shirin said, "I believe investing in home-based workers can help accelerate progress and steer our country...

  • Doubly marginalised home-based workers bear the brunt of lockdown

    LAHORE: Neelum, a home-based worker, is facing hardships since the onset of the lockdown as her entire set-up of doing embroidery on shirts has closed down completely while her expenditures remain sky high...

    The informal economy makes around 74pc of the total economy with a majority of women working invisibly as home-based workers (HBWs), domestic workers, contract workers in factories as well as those in rural economy (farms and...

  • US home sales surge to best level since 2009

    WASHINGTON: US existing-home sales surged in May to their strongest pace in nearly six years as more first-time buyers entered the market, the National Association of Realtors said on Monday...

    “Solid sales gains were seen throughout the country in May as more homeowners listed their home for sale and therefore provided greater choices for buyers,” said Lawrence Yun, NAR’s chief economist...

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