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    Home Based Jobs In Karachi 2014 Calendar

  • How many jobs can be done at home?

    Dingel and Brent Neiman, is a good place to begin with as it explores the question: how many jobs can be done at home?Technology’s potential is not limited, but its ability to save us from this pandemic isFor Pakistan, they find that the share of such jobs comes in at a miniscule 13...

    The percentage of teleworkable jobs in the country falls well short of the sample average of 26...

  • 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...

    They said that in Hyderabad, there were over 35,000 home-based workers belonging to cottage industry of glass bangles, garments, hosiery, embroidery and others items...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Documents show PFF sold 2014 World Cup tickets at inflated prices

    FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke was suspended in October in the wake of the biggest crisis in football’s world governing body after misconduct allegations surrounding tickets for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil...

    ”PFF’s audit report for 2014 doesn’t, however, particularly show that surcharge amount from the sale of tickets as sponsorship...

  • CTD official summoned with record of 2014 school attack case

    PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench has summoned the counter-terrorism department’s DSP (investigation) along with the relevant records over a plea of the father of a student martyred in the 2014 Peshawar Army Public School carnage that his statement be recorded by the agency probing the killings...

    Meanwhile, the bench also adjourned hearing into another petition filed by slain APS student Asfand Khan’s father, advocate Ajun Khan,...

  • ATC orders Imran Khan to record statement in 2014 PTV attack cases

    An Anti-Terrorism court (ATC) in Islamabad on Friday ordered Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to record his statement in four cases — including the Asmatullah Junejo assault case — registered after the PTI's months-long 2014 dharna which left the capital city paralysed...

    "Referring to this 2014 dharna, Khan claimed the sit-in was "politically driven"...

  • New LHC bench starts proceedings on several applications in 2014 Model Town case

    A new full bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday started hearing multiple petitions concerning the 2014 Model Town tragedy after a previously-constituted bench recused itself from hearing the case over "personal reasons"...

    A single bench comprising Justice Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi had on Sept 21 ordered Punjab home secretary to make public the 'Justice Najafi report' and also provide a copy of the document to the...

  • Banks earned record Rs247bn in 2014

    KARACHI: Banking industry’s pre-tax profit surged by 52 per cent to an all-time high of Rs247 billion in 2014 thanks to their huge investments in government securities, the State Bank said on Thursday...

    In its quarterly report ‘Performance of Banking Industry’ for Oct-Dec 2014, the SBP said, “Banks holding of government securities surged to Rs4...

  • Developing Asia invested $440bn in other countries in 2014: UNCTAD

    The report revealed that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) outflows from developing Asia increased by a third to $440 billion in 2014, followed by North America ($390bn) and Europe ($286bn)...

    Moreover, transnational corporations (TNCs) from developing economies invested almost half a trillion US dollars abroad in 2014 — a 30 per cent increase from the previous year...

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