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  • 16,000 underpaid staff on Pakistan Post’s payroll

    ISLAMABAD: Though the government has fixed the minimum wage at Rs13,000, as many as 16,000 people are working for Pakistan Post Office Department (PPOD) as extra departmental staff (EDS) at the monthly remuneration of as low as Rs650 to Rs2,600...

    MNA Yaqub told Dawn that though he already knew that the staff members working in the post offices were underpaid, he was shocked to see the documents which showed that they were getting...

  • Pakistan HC staff not allowed to celebrate Eid outside Delhi

    ISLAMABAD: The In­­dian government did not allow staff of Pakistan High Commission to celebrate Eidul Azha outside the Indian capital...

    According to reports from New Delhi, the staff had made written requests for celebrating Eidul Azha at Ajmer Sharif, Simla, Agra and Jaipur, a news channel reported on Saturday...

  • Training for Pakistan Post staff

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakis­tan Post has chalked out a comprehensive plan to conduct short training courses for its staff for improving their capacity and assuring quick service delivery...

    An official of Pakistan Post Office (PPO) said they wanted to equip the department in accordance with international standards for capturing customer satisfaction and building their confidence as a speedy and accurate service provider in economical...

  • Staff of Pak-Turk schools told to leave Pakistan by 20th

    ISLAMABAD: Ahead of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Pakistan, the interior ministry has asked the Turkish staff of Pak-Turk schools and colleges to leave the country by Nov 20...

    The management of the educational network on Tuesday expressed concern over the “abrupt move” and assured the students and parents involved that it stood firmly against any proposal for “ingress of some other organisation into the teachers...

  • India continues to harass Pakistan's diplomatic staff, families: Foreign Office

    The staff of Pakistan High Commission and their families continue to face "intense harassment, intimidation and outright violence from the Indian state agencies", read a press release issued by the Foreign Office on Tuesday...

    The Indian Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh was summoned by Director General South Asia and Saarc Dr Mohammad Faisal on Tuesday and a strong protest was lodged at the maltreatment being meted out to the...

  • Polling staff makes final arrangements as Pakistan gears up to vote

    With the 2018 general elections set to commence in a matter of hours, officials of the Election Commission of Pakistan on Tuesday collected polling apparatus from distribution centres across Pakistan...

    Ballot boxes and other voting material were among the apparatus handed over to the polling staff in the presence of police and army personnel and the same is being transported to polling stations amid strict security...

  • Hussey joins Australia staff for Sri Lanka, Pakistan series

    Former middle-order batsman Mike Hussey has been drafted in by Australian coach Justin Langer to help mentor the side during their upcoming Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka and Pakistan...

    He is the latest great to be brought into the fold after Ricky Ponting joined the backroom staff at the one-day World Cup this year and Steve Waugh helped out during the Ashes series in England...

  • Hussey joins Australia staff for Sri Lanka, Pakistan series

    Former middle-order batsman Mike Hussey has been drafted in by Australian coach Justin Langer to help mentor the side during their upcoming Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka and Pakistan...

    He is the latest great to be brought into the fold after Ricky Ponting joined the backroom staff at the one-day World Cup this year and Steve Waugh helped out during the Ashes series in England...

  • Health staff being trained for flood emergency

    “We have conducted workshops for doctors and other staff involved in provision of health care to the people harmed by water-borne and other ailments after flood...

    He said that in a letter the WHO had asked the health department to submit a proposal for immediate training of staff in the areas which experienced floods in the past so that the techniques of the health workers were enhanced through courses...

  • New system improves attendance of staff at hospitals

    PESHAWAR: The attendance of doctors and other staff has improved at the teaching hospitals after launching of biometric machines some three weeks ago, according to sources...

    The health department has made it obligatory for the teaching staff to record the attendance through the system, recently installed at the teaching hospitals of the province...

  • Saudi Binladin Group says delayed wages paid to 10,000 staff

    RIYADH: Saudi Binladin Group, which has laid off tens of thousands of employees because of financial difficulties, said on Monday it has begun paying delayed wages to its remaining staff...

    He did not specify how many other staff still need to be paid but said those fired -- about 69,000 foreigners -- were only a fraction of manpower at the Group which built some of the Gulf nation's landmarks...

  • DCO office staff continues strike

    OKARA: The staff of the district coordination officer’s office remained on strike for the second consecutive day on Tuesday in protest against the misbehaviour by a group of lawyers...

    They were joined by the district chapter of the All Pakistan Clerks Association (Apca) whose local chapter president, Nazeer Ahmad, warned of continuing the strike if the matter was not resolved by Wednesday evening...

  • PU Syndicate okays incentives for staff

    On the demand of the PU Academic Staff Association, the Syndicate decided to increase honorarium of hostel wardens and superintendents by 20pc...

    Meanwhile, a number of activists of the Punjab University Academic Staff Association held a protest demonstration against Syndicate members Javed Sami and Shamaila Gul outside the VC office, where Syndicate meeting was under way...

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