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  • KU marine biology centre shut in protest against ‘interference’

    KARACHI: A row over the directorship of Karachi University’s Centre of Excellence in Marine Biology (CEMB) took an ugly turn on Monday when non-teaching staff of the centre closed down its offices in protest against ‘interference by the former director’ in its affairs and went on an indefinite strike...

    ”Apart from the CEMB, the Pakistan Study Centre and the Area Study Centre for Europe, too, still work under the federal ministry of...

  • Pakistani biology students bag bronze medal at iGEM World Championship

    The team, consisting of five girls and seven boys was the first from Pakistan to attend the international genetically engineered machines competition, which started in MIT and has been taking place for 15 years...

    The students from across the country gathered in Peshawar this summer to use the cutting-edge discipline of synthetic biology to solve one of the most pressing environmental challenges we face in Pakistan...

  • Brexit shockwaves hit British jobs, banks, automobiles

    LONDON: Shockwaves from Britain’s vote to leave the European Union rocked the economy on Thursday, with thousands of jobs lost at one of the country’s biggest banks, big extra costs for Ford, and consumer confidence plunging...

    Preparing for a Brexit-related slowdown, Lloyds Banking Group said it would cut a further 3,000 jobs...

  • 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...

  • View from the courtroom: Laws need amendments to punish perpetrators of honour-related offences

    After prominent filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy won another Oscar award on Feb 28 for her documentary “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness”, the issue of honour-related violences is once again in the limelight in Pakistan...

    The documentary also prompted the lawmakers, including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, to promise to plug the lacunas in the existing laws so the perpetrators of the honour-related offences were punished......

  • Police find no terror-related evidence against Asim

    KARACHI: In what appeared to be a rejection of Pakistan Rangers’ allegations against former federal minister Dr Asim Hussain, police said on Thursday it had found “no terror-related evidence” against the senior PPP leader and aide to its co-chairman, Asif Ali Zardari...

    “The IO [investigation officer] has sent me a report which says that the police have not found any evidence so far in support of terror-related charges levelled...

  • IHC seeks documents related to chairman Pemra’s appointment

    ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday summoned the summary moved for the appointment of Chaudhry Rashid Ahmed as chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and an inquiry report on his sacking in April 2014...

    “His subordinate placed Chaudhry Rashid at the top of the list and other nominees included Yousaf Baig Mirza, former managing director Pakistan Television, and Murtaza Solangi, the then DG...

  • No specified law against gutka-related ‘offence’: IGP

    KARACHI: There is no specified law against gutka-related ‘offence’ due to which police register cases under sections which prescribe a prison sentence of six months only...

    In his report, the IGP stated that currently gutka-related cases were being registered under Sections 269 (negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life), 270 (malignant act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life) and 273...

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