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  • When home is not a home

    TORKHAM: It was an emotional sight for Shahabuddin, principal of a private school in the Bacha Maina village at the Torkham border, when the Afghan students at his school presented a salute to Pakistan’s national flag and then sang the national anthem when they were allowed to rejoin their school after a ban of nearly five months...

    As many as 350 Afghan students, studying in three private schools in Torkham, were restricted from...

  • For Hariri, Saudi Arabia no longer feels like a home away from home

    I was sitting in his office in his Koreitem Palace — a vast, ugly monster of a building not far from the Hamra district of Beirut — and I asked him if he liked being prime minister of Lebanon...

    ” Well, I guess that from now on, he’s going to associate Saudi Arabia rather than Lebanon with policemen, security and soldiers...

  • IDPs: Home away from home, or is it?

     Over the past six years, the people now living at the Durrani camp, like hundreds and thousands of people across north-western Pakistan, were forced to flee for their lives due to the lethal mix of terrorism, sectarian killings and army operations launched to remove extremists from Pakistan’s soil...

    Between 2009 and 2014, the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan and other militant groups waged a war in the region triggering a massive...

  • Home away from home

    Mitharam Hostel, Sewakunj Hostel and Jinnah Courts Hostel were homes away from the home for students of the ’50s, ’60s and early ’70s; these were the golden era of student life...

    Several outstanding students were from that period...

  • Footprints: Living in a home away from home

    It is in the words of a little girl who does not understand much of anything except being torn away from her family, with not much hope of being reunited with them...

    But if children come as ‘repeaters’, as Bureau Director Saba Sadiq calls them, then they try to gain custody instead of sending them back to the rut they came from...

  • Sikh pilgrims reach a home away from home

    LAHORE: More than 400 Sikh pilgrims arrived in Lahore from India on Sunday to commemorate the 176th death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjeet Singh...

    “We always feel Pakistan a home away from home as many temples of our spiritual and religious leaders are here,” group leader Raam Paal Singh told reporters on the occasion...

  • Footprints: Home away from home?

    From the local newspapers to national television shows, everyone is talking about the unfolding refugee crisis...

    On Sunday the 6th, the Train of Hope transporting hundreds of refugees from Munich to Dortmund was greeted by a large crowd with bagfuls of relief goods...

  • Veggies and fruit: home-grown and home-made

    With health, environmental and economic troubles, there’s never been a better time to plant a few seeds in your own garden Hafeez Khan, 29, an Islamabad resident, decided to turn to home gardening more than six months ago...

    For quite some time he had a niggling feeling that the vegetables and fruits he was buying from the market were affecting the health of his family; he was also worried about his unborn child’s health...

  • Home sweet home

    With urban population on the rise, the need for housing increases at an exponential rate due to several reasons: joint family living is dwindling, thus increasing the number of households; high rate of in-migration from rural to urban areas and from smaller to larger cities also adds to accommodation needs...

    However, delayed delivery of plots did not allow the bulk of the poor to benefit from these and later approaches to land...

  • 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...

    The ‘Labour Market Analysis’ using data from a Pakistani online job portal finds that although there is an excess supply of highly educated workers, certain industries, such as information and communications technology (ICT), lack workers who have specialised...

  • 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...

    Addressing the workers, ZCTU leader George Nkiwane said Mugabe’s ZANU-PF government must fulfil its election promise to create over 2m jobs because “we haven’t seen any single job that has been...

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