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  • KP to call in 17 entomologists to help curb dengue

    The Khyber Pakhtunkhawa government will call in 17 entomologists (scientists who study insects) in an effort to curb the rising incidence of dengue fever in the province, participants of a meeting chaired by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan decided on Tuesday...

    KP Chief Minister Pervez Khattak, Provincial Minister for Health Shahram Khan, Additional Chief Secretary Azam Khan and Secretary Health Abid Majeed were present in...

  • REVIEW: The face behind the face: Worthy Fights by Leon Panetta

    In order to obtain a more nuanced sense of the operations of politics and government, it is vital to immerse oneself in texts by those who influence ultimate figureheads — men and women who count as the ‘face behind the face’ so to speak...

    In his memoir Worthy Fights the Italian-American who went on to become a Democratic Congressman for California, speaks frankly about how he ran afoul of the conservative Nixon administration for...

  • Face-to-face with Rohingya, pope ditches diplomacy

    Pope Francis has gotten into trouble before for ditching diplomatic protocol and calling a spade a spade, most famously when he labelled the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians a “genocide” from the altar of St...

    Francis took the hit as Turkey recalled its ambassador to the Vatican in protest for the sake of standing up for an oppressed people who were nearly wiped off the map a century ago...

  • Saudi Arabia, Iran to discuss Syria war face-to-face

    Saudi Arabia’s participation in the talks was aimed at gauging the willingness of Russia and Iran, the Syrian government’s main backers, for a peace deal, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Wednesday...

    He said the summer’s nuclear deal between Iran and world powers had paved the way for Tehran’s participation in the international arena, adding: “The Vienna talks will be Iran’s first test...

  • Zardari’s acquittal in graft cases brings PPP, PML-N face to face

    ISLAMABAD: Following the acquittal of PPP Co-Chairman Asif Zardari in the SGS and Cotectna corruption references, the party has sought a “public apology” from the PML-N for instituting about 17 years ago the “false cases to malign the PPP leadership”...

    But the demand for public apology was immediately rejected by the PML-N which says “acquittal from the court does not mean that the corruption has not been committed...

  • Face-to-face: what Clinton, Trump need to win first debate

    WASHINGTON: Neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump is the clear favourite as the two major-party candidates for the White House go head-to-head in their crucial first debate on Monday...

    The two candidates have been laying into each other for a year but have never appeared face-to-face on the same stage, just strides apart...

  • Creating the right kind of jobs should be the priority for Pakistan

    In an evolving world of work— the rapid creation and destruction of jobs— the issue of unemployment has acquired centrality in the development process and has led to the question of whether jobs, or workers, should be protected?Looking from an egalitarian perspective, the welfare of millions revolves around four things: full employment (including self-employment), fair wages, reasonable prices and an accelerated programme for community...

  • Pakistan needs to create more jobs: WB

    ISLAMABAD: The country’s economy needs to create more jobs by taking advantage of the large influx of a well-educated young labour force, says a new research by the World Bank...

    One of the key findings is that there are insufficient jobs where bachelor and graduate degree holders are expected to use their acquired skills...

  • Pakistan's younger women riding a digital wave in drive for better jobs

    When Kainat Naz joined a women-friendly technology boot camp a year ago, she had no idea it would completely change her life and her views on how women can work in conservative Pakistan...

    So she signed up for a tech programme called TechKaro, an initiative by Circle — a social enterprise that aims to improve women’s economic rights in Pakistan — and is now working full-time for a software company...

  • Zimbabwe trade union marches to demand jobs

    HARARE: Around 200 hundred people from Zimbabwe’s main trade union on Saturday marched to government offices in Harare to demand that President Robert Mugabe fix the ailing economy and fulfil an election promise to create over 2 million jobs...

    Workers belonging to the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) also protested against proposed salary and job cuts for civil servants...

  • Forget merit, PML-N lawmakers to ‘oblige’ voters with jobs

    GUJRAT: PML-N lawmakers from Gujrat are being given a special quota in the hundreds of Grade 4 jobs in different departments of the district government allegedly at the behest of the provincial government...

    Official sources told Dawn that around 2,000 jobs Grade 1 to 4, which had already been advertised by health, education, agriculture and livestock departments, Tehsil Municipal Administration and the district council, would be...

  • China steel capacity reduction to cut 0.4m jobs

    MANILA: China’s plan to cut its steel production capacity by 100-150 million tonnes will lead to the loss of up to 400,000 jobs, the official Xin­hua news agency reported...

    China’s steel sector, the world’s biggest, has been saddled with excess capacity for years, with some analysts esti­ m­ating the surplus at around 300m tonnes, equivalent to three times the annual output of No...

  • Auto vendors create 150,000 jobs this year

    KARACHI: Around 125,000-150,000 new jobs (direct and indirect) were created by 1,600 auto vending units during the last one year after opening of jobs at local auto assembling plants of cars, light and heavy commercial vehicles and two wheelers...

    Vice Chairman, Pakistan Association of Automobile Parts and Accessories Manufacturers (PAAPAM), Mehmood Alam Sherani, said for each job created at the vehicle assembling units, around 80 to...

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