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  • Australia claims foiling ‘terror plot’ to bring down aeroplane

    SYDNEY: Australia has foiled an Islamist-inspired terrorist plot to bring down an aircraft with an improvised explosive device, authorities said on Sunday, after four people were arrested in raids across Sydney...

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plot appeared to be “elaborate” rather than planned by a lone wolf, as security was strengthened at major domestic and international airports across the nation
  • Power workers hold demonstration for revision of pay scales

    LAHORE: The All Pakistan Wapda Hydro Electric Workers Union took out a procession on Monday to demand revision of pay scales of employees performing duty under hazardous circumstances...

    Osama Tariq urged the prime minister and the federal minister for finance to upgrade by two steps the pay scales of such vulnerable employees besides ensuring provision of safety equipment to them at workplace...

  • Railways decides to upgrade pay scales of guards

    LAHORE: Pakistan Railways administration has decided, in principle, to upgrade pay scales of its guards in the light of a notification issued by the finance division three years ago...

    The All Pakistan Railways Guard Association (APRGA) moved the Sindh High Court that directed the ministry to implement the notification...

  • New pay scales of govt employees notified

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Finance Department has notified the upgradation of pay scales of the provincial government employees...

    Also special compensatory allowance equal to the difference of notional upgradation of BS-16 to BS-17 would be allowed to all provincial government employees in BS-16 in lieu of upgradation...

  • Upgrade of govt employees’ pay scales to cost Rs4bn

    ISLAMABAD: The upgrade of the federal government employees’ pay scales in the budget will cost Rs4 billion per annum to the exchequer...

    The ad hoc increases in salary announced in 2013 and 2014 will be merged into the pay scales and a 10pc ad hoc relief allowance on running basic pay has been allowed to all federal government employees with effect from July 1...

  • Wapda, Pepco to ‘upgrade’ power workers’ pay scales

    LAHORE: The managements of both Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) and Pakistan Electric Power Company (Pepco) have agreed to upgrade the pay scales of electricity workers and granting fringe benefits to the heirs of employees who lost their lives while performing duty...

    The decision will benefit more than 130,000 employees, a meeting of the All Pakistan WAPDA Hydel Electric Workers Union (CBA) was informed by its general...

  • BBC draws criticism over 'questioning' Serena's equal pay claim for women players

    The tweet said: “Her match lasted just 48 minutes…but Serena Williams says female players deserve equal pay...

    ”The tweet comes three days after the BBC Sport referred to Pakistan's international cricketer Mohammad Amir as a “convicted spot-fixer” for his involvement in spot-fixing along with Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt during Pakistan's tour of England in 2010...

  • In world first, Iceland to require firms to prove equal pay

    Iceland will be the first country in the world to make employers prove they offer equal pay regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexuality or nationality, the Nordic nation’s government said on Wednesday...

    The government said it will introduce legislation to parliament this month, requiring all employers with more than 25 staff to obtain certification to prove they give equal pay for work of equal value...

  • Dar scales back tax target to Rs3.6tr

    KARACHI: In a pre-budget exercise, the government has moderated its revenue collection target for the next financial year, a source privy to meetings told Dawn...

    “The FBR’s projected tax collection target has been marked at Rs3
  • ‘Spiderman’ scales Dubai skyscraper

    DUBAI: A French climber has scaled one of Dubai’s tallest skyscrapers, relying on just chalk and sticky tape on his fingertips to help him up the 75-storey high Cayan Tower in the emirate’s glitzy marina area...

    Alain Robert, 52, completed climbing the 1007-foot high structure in just 70 minutes on on Sunday
  • Maryam scales her social media activity down

    She not only has cut short her ‘impulsive’ reaction to different issues on social media but also her direct criticism of opposition, especially Pakistan Tahreek-i-Insaf and its chairman Imran Khan...

    She even alleged that the journalists who broke the news were part of a “conspiracy against Pakistan”...

  • PSX index scales new peak

    7pc over the earlier week as NTC determined that China had been dumping re-bars in Pakistan at half the price...

    On the macro front, the State Bank of Pakistan released the Monetary Policy Statement at the weekend, where it kept the policy rate unchanged at 5...

  • Argentinean mountaineer scales Broad Peak

    ISLAMABAD: The Alpine Club of Pakistan (ACP) confirmed the second successful summit attempt on Broad Peak by Argentinean mountaineer Mariano Galvan...

    “The Argentinean mountaineer had no plans to climb Broad Peak and was in Pakistan for K2...

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