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  • Scale of child slavery in India's spinning mills 'shocking': research

    Various forms of slavery, including child labour, are present in more than 90 per cent of south India's spinning mills which produce yarn for Western brands, researchers said, calling for mapping of supply chains and tougher audits...

    The India Committee of the Netherlands (ICN), a human rights organisation, spoke to workers from almost half the mills in Tamil Nadu, the largest producer of cotton yarn in the country...

  • Spinning fiscal numbers

    AS Pakistan enters the next round of talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) under Post-Programme Monitoring (PPM), the Ministry of Finance has revised crucial financial data through a belated release of the July-September report on the country’s fiscal operations...

    The PPM engagements, running from Dec 6 to Dec 14, are likely to see the publication of Pakistan’s debt management report pending since March
  • Big land owners bow down to money-spinning offer

    MUZAFFARGARH: Some 20 big land owners of Mauza Budh met the DCO on Friday and conveyed to him that they were ready to accept the Rs5 million per acre offer given to them for the purchase of their land for setting up two coal power plants...

    On Sunday last, provincial minister Syed Haroon Sultan Bukhari had visited Mauza Budh and offered land owners Rs5m per acre, but the big land owners purposefully and small ones plainly refused the...
  • Spinning a visit

    “US CALLS for resolution of Kashmir”, tweeted Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Dr Maleeha Lodhi, after President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif concluded their meeting at the White House on Thursday...

    The obvious question that came to one’s mind was if such a high-ranking diplomat, who reputedly carries as much weight with the Prime Minister’s Secretariat as she does with GHQ and the COAS, was...
  • Dutch company to acquire Engro Foods Ltd

    KARACHI: A Dutch dairy cooperative is set to buy out food giant Engro Foods Limited with an investment of around $460million, in what would amount to the largest private sector takeover by a foreign firm in the country's history...

    "Yes, it is the largest ever deal in the private sector," analyst Faisal Shaji, head of research at Standard Capital Securities, said...

  • AGP Ltd raises Rs2.8 billion

    KARACHI: AGP Ltd, a pharmaceutical company in the fold of OBS Group, has raised Rs2...

    At the gong-ringing ceremony at the PSX on Monday that signalled the start of trading of company’s stock, AGP Ltd share price quickly hit the upper circuit of 5 per cent to take the stock price to Rs84, from the offered price of Rs80 a share...

  • I’m a certified Grammar Nazi, and I couldn’t pass IELTS

    Nothing wrecks an English writer’s pride – his “unfaltering” confidence in his own pen – like being made to repeat an internationally acclaimed English language test due to an insufficient score...

    IELTS, which stands for International English Language Testing System, meticulously examines one’s language skills for the purpose of working or studying in certain English-speaking countries; notably Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom
  • Faisal trumps Salman as Karachi Whites whip Wapda

    KARACHI: In a battle of two cricketers who are currently out of favour with the national selectors for different reasons, Faisal Iqbal upstaged Salman Butt as Karachi Whites strolled to a comfortable Cool & Cool presents National One-day Cup victory against Wapda here on Tuesday...

    Faisal, who has not played at the international level since the Sydney Test against Australia in January 2010, played a captain’s knock of 89 as Karachi...

  • PTI's Faisal Vawda attacked in Karachi

    KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Faisal Vawda's vehicle came under fire on Friday in the Delhi Colony area of the city, local media reported...

    In May 2013, PTI Vice-President Sindh chapter, Zahra Shahid Hussain, was killed in an attempted robbery incident on the eve of re-polls in Karachi’s NA-250 constituency...

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