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  • Japanese designers showcase unconventional work

    PARIS: Budding and veteran Japanese designers unveiled distinctive creativity at the spring/summer session of Paris Fashion Week 2016, held from Sept 29 to Oct 7, hoping to increase the presence of Japanese brands...

    Comme des Garcons, which has participated in Paris Fashion Week for more than 30 years, made its presence felt with new works based on the theme of witches...

  • Top designers back Apple in Samsung patent appeal

    But Samsung argued that $399 million of the penalty was excessive because it was based on the premise that “Apple was 'entitled to' those entire profits no matter how little the patented design features contributed to the value of Samsung's phones,” according to the appeal brief...

  • Designers dazzle with vision, style

    OVER 40 established and emerging couturiers, jewellery and accessory designers from the Middle East and South Asia showcased bespoke pieces in Dubai at the Swarovski Sparkling Couture Exhibition late on Wednesday evening...

    Designers from 11 countries were asked to make outfits ranging from modest wear to everyday wear and from bridals to cocktail dresses...

  • Ensemble caters to regional designers

    The Islamabad branch is their joint project with Fareeha Hasan, an Islamabad-based fashion designer, and her daughter-in-law, Resham Ibrahim...

    Ms Ibrahim said: “Our vision is quite simple: we want fashion to come to Islamabad, because we feel that Islamabad is slightly behind Karachi and Lahore where fashion is concerned...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    According to the committee, a draft of the policy prepared by non-governmental organisations, labour and women development department and others has been lying with the Sindh chief minister for approval for a year...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Sindh’s history romanticised, based on assumptions, says academician

    HYDERABAD: Eminent academician Inam Sheikh has said that Sindh’s history has been romanticised and not analysed, it is based on assumptions and hypotheses and thus needs to be rewritten on the basis of new archaeological facts and scientific evidence in order to separate fact from fiction...

    Mr Sheikh, a former teacher at the Sind University’s department of international relations and currently regional director of Allama Iqbal Open...

  • 3 extortionists with links to South Africa-based group arrested in Karachi

    KARACHI: Police on Monday claimed to have arrested three alleged extortionists, who it said tended to target doctors and pharmaceutical companies and have links with a South Africa-based group...

    “Police arrested two suspected extortionists from Khawaja Ajmair Nagri, Wasif Rafiq and Faizan alias Matto, and seized computers from their custody,” said Karachi-West DIG, Feroze Shah...

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