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  • Pakistan experiences slow internet as submarine cable goes offline

    Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) informed on Saturday that Pakistan is experiencing slow internet as IMEWE, the international underwater cable responsible for bringing internet to Pakistan, has gone offline due to technical problems...

    ""In its absence, PTCL is working towards an alternative network to provide users reliable internet," PTCL's Chief Business Development Officer Sikandar Naqvi told DawnNewsAccording to...

  • Internet services disrupted across Pakistan as submarine cables go offline

    Internet services across the country were impacted on Tuesday evening, following a fault that developed in international submarine cables that connect Pakistan...

    "We regret to inform you that due to international submarine cable fault, internet services are impacted across Pakistan," said Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) in a post on Twitter...

  • Netflix allows subscribers to binge-watch shows offline

    Netflix signalled in recent months it would add an offline viewing option to better compete as the streaming video market becomes more and more crowded...

    ”"While many members enjoy watching Netflix at home, we've often heard they also want to continue their 'Stranger Things' binge while on air planes and other places where Internet is expensive or limited," Eddy Wu, director of product innovation, wrote in a blog post...

  • Offline app to help prepare tax returns

    An official statement issued that the application will help taxpayers to fill out returns in offline mode...

    The application allows the taxpayer/e-intermediary to prepare their statements in offline mode and upload them to the FBR’s repository seamlessly...

  • Society: Time to go offline

    ”Health experts report that majority of the teenagers in Pakistan are spending more time than is healthy on Instagram and Snapchat...

    However, this is not a problem because I can easily do workouts at home by watching zumba exercise videos on YouTube...

  • Global network’s nuclear sensors went offline after mystery blast

    VIENNA: The operator of a global network of radioactivity sensors said on Monday its two Russian sites closest to a mysterious explosion on Aug 8 went offline two days after the blast, raising concern about possible tampering by Russia...

    US-based nuclear experts have said they suspect Russia was testing a nuclear-powered cruise missile vaunted by President Vladimir Putin last year...

  • Brexit shockwaves hit British jobs, banks, automobiles

    LONDON: Shockwaves from Britain’s vote to leave the European Union rocked the economy on Thursday, with thousands of jobs lost at one of the country’s biggest banks, big extra costs for Ford, and consumer confidence plunging...

    Preparing for a Brexit-related slowdown, Lloyds Banking Group said it would cut a further 3,000 jobs...

  • 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...

    The demand was made during an event titled “Awareness-raising and policy advocacy on women’s rights and labour laws for women workers’’ arranged by HomeNet Pakistan here on Thursday...

  • 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...

    The parliamentarians and senior government officials took the pledge after a two-day inter-provincial exchange of experience on the economic empowerment of HBWs in...

  • 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...

  • China pushes state banks into home rental market at their own risk

    SHENZHEN: As property prices rocket across China, Beijing has appealed to the country’s banks and insurers to help accelerate the development of rental markets as a way of making homes more affordable and rein in speculative sale markets...

    The big state banks have responded by pledging more than 3 trillion yuan ($467 billion) in rental housing financing, including for real estate developers, leasing firms and tenants, according to...

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