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  • Entrepreneurship extension services for rural females

    About 70pc rural female labour force is engaged in farm production and related jobs...

    Women are also responsible for performing household activities, looking after their family members, preparing food for them three times a day and fetching drinking water and fuel for cooking...

  • At least 200 million females estimated to have been circumcised: UN

    The UN General Assembly unanimously approved a resolution in December 2012 calling for a global ban on female genital mutilation, a centuries-old practice stemming from the belief that circumcising girls controls women's sexuality and enhances fertility...

    One of the targets in the new UN goals adopted last September calls for the practice to be eliminated by 2030...

  • Indian temple set to allow entry to females who menstruate

    A temple in southern India which is one of the largest Hindu pilgrimage centres in the world is set to open its doors to females of menstruating age following a ruling by the top court...

    Police officer Manoj Abraham says some 1,000 officers cleared protesters from the vicinity of the Sabarimala temple in Kerala state on Wednesday, hours before the temple's doors were to open to females between the ages of 10 to 50...

  • Careem raises $150m investment in latest round of funding

    An investment of $150 million by a Saudi Arabia-based venture capital firm in Careem raised its investment capital to $500m, a statement from the Dubai-based ride-hailing company said...

    The $150m investment was undertaken by carmaker Daimler and Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Holding, a firm owned by billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal
  • What Grisham gets right about lawyers and law in his latest novel

    ONE of the things I didn’t expect when I became a lawyer was just how much it would ruin legal fiction for me...

    So much of what I see and read is so far from reality, it’s hard for me not to yell out, “No, it doesn’t work like that!”Brand new attorneys do not argue major issues in court; no one bursts into the courtroom with a last-minute piece of evidence that will win the case...

  • JuD men’s detention: Fresh plea sought against home dept’s latest order

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Tuesday directed the counsel for Jamatud Dawa’s (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed to file a fresh application against the latest order of the Punjab home department extending detention of his client for another 30 days, starting from Sept 25...

    Earlier, an official of the home department presented the latest detention order of the petitioner before the court during hearing of a plea challenging previous...

  • VPN law latest step in Kremlin online crackdown

    The law is the latest in a raft of restrictions introduced by President Vladimir Putin's government and is expected to affect journalists and opposition activists, even though several VPN providers say they will not comply...

    The measure is part of a wider crackdown on online communications, which this month saw the popular messaging app, Telegram, fined for failing to register with the Roskomnadzor communications watchdog and provide...

  • Prolific Asjad Iqbal tops latest PBSF snooker rankings

    KARACHI: Four-time champion of National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) ranking snooker cup and international cueist Asjad Iqbal has surged to the top of the latest national rankings released by the Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Federation (PBSF) on Tuesday...

    The year 2016 has brought joy and glory for the 25-year-old Sargodha born cueist, who finished runner-up in the national championship to Mohammad Sajjad in March besides securing a...

  • Indian police investigate latest attack on church

    AGRA: Vandals who attacked a northern Indian church wrapped a dog chain around the neck of a Virgin Mary statue, police said on Thursday, in the latest assault on Christian places of worship in Hindu-majority India...

    Parish priest Moon Lazarus expressed concern over the latest attack, saying “tying a dog chain around the idol is an attack on our religious sentiments”...

  • CII’s latest remarks

    On Wednesday, following the constitutional body’s 199th meeting, its chairman Maulana Sheerani said at a news conference that the current practice whereby courts were dissolving marriages on applications for khula — a woman’s right to seek divorce — was not correct...

    He explained that while a wife is allowed to file a case for marriage dissolution under khula, it could only be granted if the husband agreed to it...

  • Dedicated to the latest protest

    For ages, he was stuck with the same organisation as others near him hopped around, sometimes making a return post-haste, sometimes getting lost in the maze created by the growing number of newspapers and TV channels opening left, right and centre...

    But apart from the insecurity of shifting, there were other halters around his neck which discouraged him from making himself available for sale on the market...

  • BD players on upward mobility in latest ODI rankings

    ISLAMABAD: Pakis­tan’s left-handed batsman Haris Sohail gained 17 places to rise to 79th spot while captain Azhar Ali is ranked 85th in the latest ICC Rankings released on Thursday...

    Mushfiqur has jumped 12 places to break into the top 20 for the first time in his career to secure 18th position...

  • Nisar says PM should not be making courtesy calls to US after latest drone strike

    In a strongly worded speech in the National Assembly (NA), former interior minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan on Wednesday criticised Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for making a "courtesy call" on US Vice resident Mike Pence...

    Continuing his recent criticism of the federal government's relationship with the US, Nisar said: "There is no need for us to be paying courtesy calls to the US; in fact, after the latest drone strike,...

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