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  • Call for probe into activities of SESSI, SWWB

    KARACHI: Labour organisations have demanded the establishment of a judicial commission to probe activities of labour institutions such as the Sindh Employees Social Security Institution (SESSI) and the Sindh Works Welfare Board (SWWB)...

    Executive director of the Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research (Piler) Karamat Ali presented this demand at a press conference held at the Karachi Press Club on Tuesday, where a bevy of...

  • Apple opens map development office in India's Hyderabad

    NEW DELHI: Apple said Thursday it will open a development office in Hyderabad, as its chief executive Tim Cook continued his India charm offensive with an investment boon to one of the country's top technology hubs...

    A draft bill up for public consultation proposes a billion-rupee ($15 million) fine and jail time for anyone distributing a map the Indian government deems to be “wrong”...

  • Fire breaks out at Cybernet-StormFiber Karachi head office, no casualties reported

    Fire broke out at the Karachi head office of internet and television service provider StormFiber, powered by Cybernet, late Saturday night...

    "As a precautionary measure, however, our power systems including the primary and secondary UPS were taken offline and the electric utility has also temporarily disconnected power to the site, causing an outage in our network in Karachi," the statement said, adding: "Our team has initiated our...

  • Session to elect NA speaker, deputy begins; PTI goes head-to-head with opposition alliance

    Polling for the election of the speaker and deputy speaker of National Assembly will start shortly in what is going to be a one-to-one contest between candidates pitched by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and a fragile opposition alliance...

    Newly elected MNAs will vote for their preferred candidates through secret ballot in an election that is being overseen by outgoing speaker Ayaz Sadiq of the PML-N
  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

  • India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row

    “The ban has been imposed for five days and it was done on instructions of an inter-ministerial committee, who took cognisance of an incorrect map of India in which the channel showed parts of Kashmir in Pakistan and China,” the official told AFP on condition of anonymity...

    The Indian government in 2011 ordered The Economist magazine to cover up a map of disputed borders in Kashmir...

  • More than lines on a map

    Isn’t it time for GHQ to pause and ask itself how it can tell one group apart from the other when each is committed to the enforcement of the narrowest, most obscurantist, and often divisive view of religion?If the CPEC is going to be more than mere red, blue or whatever coloured lines on a map, the fight against terror will have to be fought in tandem on many fronts by all state institutions and every citizen...

  • US, Nato still trying to map out Afghanistan strategy

    TIRANA (Albania): Even though President Donald Trump announced his strategy for the war in Afghanistan in August, the Pentagon and Nato are still trying to map their way forward in the nearly 16-year-old conflict, according to US officials...

    Speaking to a small group of reporters, General Curtis Scaparrotti, the head of the US European Command and Supreme Allied Commander of Europe, said that he expects to have a “full picture” on...

  • Map of resistance

    INVISIBLE to the frenzied world of urban dwellers, and anchored in the rural hinterlands of Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe, live communities of peasants — small farmers, tenants, sharecroppers — joined together in their tumultuous fight against forces bent upon usurping their rights to land, to produce and to continue their way of life...

    La Via Campesina (literally ‘the peasant way’) is a unique international labour movement...
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