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  • Gender-based limits

    FOR women in Pakistan, the law itself is usually the least of their problems...

    That is, of course, not to say that legal hurdles do not hamper their quest for economic empowerment; the challenges for them in this sphere are explored in a new World Bank report which examines laws that impede women’s entrepreneurship and employment in 173 countries
  • Qatar limits hours, ensures pay for domestic workers

    DOHA: Qatar has approved a law limiting domestic staff to a maximum of 10 hours’ work a day, the first such protection for thousands of household maids, nannies and cooks in the emirate...

    The “Domestic Employment Law” also orders employers to pay staff wages at the end of each month and entitles workers to at least one day off per week and an annual leave of three weeks, the Qatar News Agency reported
  • Institutions need to work within constitutional limits: Raza Rabbani

    Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani, during a debate on institutional powers in the Senate on Friday, said that all institutions need to correct their directions and work within the constitutional limits...

    Rabbani said that determining the authority of institutions is a very important matter and that all institutions should work within the limits stated in the Constitution...

  • Pre-poll changes in three Karachi districts limits irk opposition

    KARACHI: At a time when a formal Karachi delimitation notification by the provincial election commission is eagerly awaited, the Sindh government on Tuesday issued a notification making fundamental changes in Karachi’s three of the six districts, incurring the ire of major opposition parties that saw the move as pre-poll rigging...

    Changes have been made in Karachi’s South, West and Malir districts
  • Institutions must work within their limits: Mengal

    QUETTA: Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) pre­sident Sardar Akh­tar Jan Mengal said on Friday that all institutions should work within their constitutional limits and refrain from interfering in the affairs of other organs of the state, otherwise there would be a chaotic situation in the country...

  • Limits of WOW

    SINCE 1991, three significant streams of transnational social-political movements have gained force: the global justice movement against neoliberalism, the feminist movement for the rights of women and the marginalised, and the Islamist movement...

    Each has formed cross-border networks and gathered diverse memberships, and each movement has its own unique challenges
  • SBP revises banks’ exposure limits

    KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Monday changed banks’ exposure limits through amendments to prudential regulations, but stopped short of setting a threshold for investments in government papers...

  • Twitter lifts limits on direct messages between users

    SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter lifted its character limit on Wednesday for direct messages between users, saying it would help make the private side of Twitter “more powerful and fun”...

    As a result, these private messages will no longer have the 140-character limit which applies to tweets
  • Panama Papers probes opened, China limits access to news on leaks

    HONG KONG: Authorities across the globe have opened investigations into the activities of the world's rich and powerful after a cache of leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm showed possible wrongdoing using offshore company structures...

    Leading figures and financial institutions responded to the massive leak of more than 11
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