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  • Scale of child slavery in India's spinning mills 'shocking': research

    Various forms of slavery, including child labour, are present in more than 90 per cent of south India's spinning mills which produce yarn for Western brands, researchers said, calling for mapping of supply chains and tougher audits...

    The India Committee of the Netherlands (ICN), a human rights organisation, spoke to workers from almost half the mills in Tamil Nadu, the largest producer of cotton yarn in the country...

  • Spinning fiscal numbers

    AS Pakistan enters the next round of talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) under Post-Programme Monitoring (PPM), the Ministry of Finance has revised crucial financial data through a belated release of the July-September report on the country’s fiscal operations...

    The PPM engagements, running from Dec 6 to Dec 14, are likely to see the publication of Pakistan’s debt management report pending since March...

  • Big land owners bow down to money-spinning offer

    MUZAFFARGARH: Some 20 big land owners of Mauza Budh met the DCO on Friday and conveyed to him that they were ready to accept the Rs5 million per acre offer given to them for the purchase of their land for setting up two coal power plants...

    On Sunday last, provincial minister Syed Haroon Sultan Bukhari had visited Mauza Budh and offered land owners Rs5m per acre, but the big land owners purposefully and small ones plainly refused the...
  • Spinning a visit

    “US CALLS for resolution of Kashmir”, tweeted Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Dr Maleeha Lodhi, after President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif concluded their meeting at the White House on Thursday...

    The obvious question that came to one’s mind was if such a high-ranking diplomat, who reputedly carries as much weight with the Prime Minister’s Secretariat as she does with GHQ and the COAS, was...

  • Yasir demonstrated some of the 'best ever' leg-spinning: Mickey Arthur

    Pakistan's head coach Mickey Arthur said on Tuesday that Yasir Shah's 14-wicket haul in the second Test against New Zealand featured some of the best leg-spinning ever seen...

    His figures are the second best match figures in all Tests for Pakistan, behind former captain and current prime minister Imran Khan's 14-116 against Sri Lanka in Lahore in 1982...

  • FIA arrests 2 in Lahore for harassing women with 'objectionable' pictures, videos

    The Federal Investigation Agency's (FIA) Cyber Crime Wing has arrested two individuals in Lahore in response to separate complaints of women being harassed through "objectionable" pictures and videos, it emerged on Monday...

    The suspect was arrested after a case was registered against him under Sections 20, 21 and 24 of Peca 2016 and Section 109 (abetment) of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC)...

  • In pictures: 70 years on, you show us how diverse Pakistan still is

    As Pakistan turns 70 years old, we asked you to share with us pictures capturing our country's beautifully diverse culture through heartwarming photographs of traditions, attire and places of significance...

    Here are some of the best shots you shared with us on Instagram using the #DiversePakistan hashtag:Also read: Here is why Pakistan is more diverse than you thoughtView all submissions here...

  • In pictures: Mohammad Amir trains with the Pakistan squad

    As the Pakistan Super League (PSL) drafting process came to an end on Tuesday, the Pakistan cricket team continued their training camp at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore for the upcoming away series against New ZealandMohammad Amir, who has been out from the national side after the spot-fixing row in 2010 was called up to attend the camp after recent performances in domestic first class cricket and the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL)... ...

  • Pictures of US President Barack Obama's mother's stay in Pakistan

    GUJRANWALA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during his meeting with US President Barack Obama on Thursday will present commemorative photos of Obama's mother's stay in Pakistan during the 1980s...

    Official sources said Barack Obama's mother worked for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) during the 1980s and came to Pakistan to work on a project – she stayed at a five-star hotel in Lahore and frequently travelled to Gujranwala...

  • Pictures, videos retrieved from downed Indian drone released

    ISLAMABAD: Army released on Monday pictures and video-clips retrieved from the spy drone it downed earlier this month near the Line of Control to back up its claim that the remotely piloted aerial vehicle was used by India for snooping in areas on the Pakistani side of LoC...

    “Photos and videos recovered from the internal memory of quadcopter provide irrefutable evidence that it was flown by Indian army for reconnaissance inside...

  • NA body wants pictures of ex-PM Nawaz Sharif in embassies replaced

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis on Monday directed the Foreign Office to get the pictures of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in different embassies abroad replaced with that of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah...

    The pictures of President Mamnoon Hussain and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif could be seen in the background...

  • Female model denied bail in fake pictures case

    PESHAWAR: A local court on Tuesday dismissed the bail petition of a female model in a case in which she is accused of sharing the alleged fake objectionable pictures of a policewoman with friends and the latter’s family over the cellphone...

    She is accused of sharing fake pictures of a woman police constable with friends and the latter’s family over the cellphone...

  • Kremlin releases pictures of Putin fishing during holiday

    Russia's President Vladimir Putin, who loves to cultivate a virile man-of-action image, was showed by Russian TV on Saturday, spear-fishing in a camouflage wet suit, piloting a powerboat and catching some rays while on a Siberian holiday...

    Putin's affinity for the tough guy pose has been documented with shots of him bare-chested on horseback, diving in a submarine in Lake Baikal, the world's deepest, and flipping a Judo opponent
  • Ravindra Jadeja in trouble for clicking pictures with endangered lions

    AHMEDABAD: Forestry officials in western India have ordered an inquiry after cricketer Ravindra Jadeja posted several photos on social media of him and his wife posing with endangered Asiatic lions...

    Officials from Gujarat state's Gir wildlife sanctuary ordered the probe late Thursday after photos showing the couple in front of a pride of lions during a safari earlier this week went viral on social media
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