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  • India needs more jobs for women to boost growth: World Bank

    NEW DELHI: India must reverse a trend of falling women’s participation in the job market if it is to achieve its ambition of double-digit growth, the World Bank said on Monday...

    The World Bank in its latest report said just 27 per cent of Indian women were working or actively looking for a job, a matter of “serious concern” that was holding back economic growth...

  • Punjab’s growth strategy-2018 focuses on jobs for youth

    LAHORE: Punjab government on Saturday launched its growth strategy-2018, aiming to overcome the huge challenge of creating jobs for youth that makes 66 per cent of the province’s total population...

    So the big challenge we are facing is how to feed, employ and educate 60 per cent youth (aged between 15 to 30) of Punjab’s total population,” the chief gust, Shahbaz Sharif, said on the occasion...

  • Rs1.452trn Punjab budget seeks to create 500,000 jobs

    LAHORE: Punjab’s Rs1...

    452 trillion budget for the next financial year proposes to create half a million jobs in the province through a massive development investment of Rs550 billion in large infrastructure, transport, irrigation, agriculture, water supply and energy projects, as well as heavily subsidise smallholders and landless cultivators...

  • Punjab to spend Rs400bn on development in 2015-16

    LAHORE: The Punjab government has allocated Rs400bn for the Annual Development Programme (ADP) for 2015-16, an increase of 15 per cent over the outgoing fiscal year, with a focus on social sector and infrastructure development...

    Under Punjab Inclusive Growth Strategy of Medium Term Development Framework 2014-18, the province envisions economic growth of 8pc, doubling private sector investment in the province, creating one million...

  • Bahrain's Bank Alkhair gets nod to sell stake in Pakistan's Burj Bank

    Bahrain-based Bank Alkhair said on Wednesday it had received approval from the State Bank of Pakistan to sell its stake in Pakistan's Burj Bank to a subsidiary of Bahrain's Al Baraka Banking Group...

    Al Baraka, one of the Gulf's top Islamic banks, had said in September that its Pakistani unit, Al Baraka Pakistan, would merge with Burj Bank to create an institution with assets totalling more than $1...

  • 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’s economy to grow 5.1pc in 2015: ESCAP

    ISLAMABAD: The United Nations latest report on the economic outlook for Asia and the Pacific has feared that Pakistan’s economy will still be constrained by macroeconomic imbalances despite expected economic growth in the coming years...

    The ‘Economic and Social Survey of the Asia and the Pacific 2015’ launched on Thursday, pointed out that persistently high fiscal deficit, financed by borrowings from the banking system including the...

  • Harmony through food: Pakistan-India cookbook wins at Gourmand Awards 2015

    If there is one thing that brings all of us together, it’s food— and this was proven at the 2015 Gourmand Awards when a Pakistani-Indian cookbook Zaiqay Frontier Kay— Dera Ismail Khan Kay Bulay Bisray Pakwan won the World Cookbook award in 'Cookbook For Peace: India-Pakistan' category...

    Speaking about the book’s recognition internationally, Aman said: "This cookbook is no way a mere collection of recipes but rather a tribute to the...

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