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  • How Uber-type jobs are driving inequality

    WASHINGTON: What­ever you call the new sector built on “platforms” that allow independent workers to find individual clients — think Uber, AirBnb, Taskrabbit, etc — you’ll probably ack­nowledge that it’s got some drawbacks...

    While many of these app-based exchanges allow people to find work in ways that otherwise wouldn’t be possible, there’s mounting anecdotal evidence that those cumulative income streams don’t generate enough to make a...
  • Plane debris in Indian Ocean same type as MH370: US official

    WASHINGTON: Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year, a United States official said Wednesday...

    Air safety investigators ? one of them a Boeing investigator ? have identified the component as a "flaperon" from the trailing edge of a 777 wing, the US...
  • Iceland want Leicester-type ending to their Euro 2016 run

    ANNECY: Surprise Euro 2016 quarter-finalists Iceland want a fairytale ending to their run, like the one that Leicester City enjoyed when they stunned the football world by clinching the Premier League title this season, team coaches said on Wednesday...

    Leicester, with no big names in the squad, finished ahead of far more illustrious English clubs in what was one of the biggest upsets in club football
  • WHO arranging vaccine for districts at risk from type 2 polio

    PESHAWAR: The World Health Organisation is arranging vaccine for anti-polio campaigns in districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, where six vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (VDPV2) cases were reported last week...

    They, however, said the type 2 vaccine was removed from vaccination programme three years ago, then how the new vaccine derived cases are occurring...

  • Beef ban: Sale, slaughter of cows banned in India-held Kashmir

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) youth wing member Advocate Parimoksh Seth's public interest litigation petition maintained that the slaughter of cows hurt the religious sentiments of certain communities...

    The 1932 Ranbir Penal Code, which is applicable in India-held Kashmir, says that the slaughter of cows and similar animals is punishable with up to 10 years of imprisonment and a fine...

  • No sacred cows in democracy

    WORRYING as it is for a major political party and the military leadership to be at odds with each other, the reaction of the PML-N government and other mainstream political parties has been disturbing too...

    In cancelling a meeting with PPP boss Asif Ali Zardari on Wednesday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has sent the wrong signal on the civil-military front
  • India plans to tag millions of cows to curb smuggling

    India could issue millions of cows with unique identification numbers, the latest effort to protect the sacred animals amid a spike in violence by Hindu vigilantes against farmers accused of cattle smuggling...

    The Indian government has told the country's top court that millions of cows will be tagged with a tamper-proof plastic tag linked to a national database in a bid to curb smuggling within the country and beyond its borders... ...

  • Senators demand new accountability law with no ‘sacred cows’

    ISLAMABAD: Amidst calls for enacting a new accountability law with no room for ‘sacred cows’, the Senate was informed on Wednesday that a bill, proposing the establishment of a National Accountability Commission, was close to finalisation...

    “When we say there should be no sacred cows, should there be a sacred province?” he said, asking the Sindh government to reconsider the bill...

  • Six cows die because of ‘poisonous feed’

    TOBA TEK SINGH: As many as six costly cows died, while several other cattle have fallen sick allegedly after being fed poisonous feed at 712-GB village...

    He said after the cattle were fed the feed, six of his cows worth more than Rs1...

  • Farhatullah Babar urges Senate to reject notion of 'sacred cows'

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party Senator Farhatullah Babar said the Senate must send a strong signal that it demands across the board accountability and rejects the notion of sacred cows...

    Taking part in the discussion during the Senate session on Tuesday, Babar said that the slogan of accountability will sound hollow without across the board accountability of every one by rejecting the notion of ‘holy cows’ whether in the security...

  • Holy cows, ‘unclean’ Indians

    SOME years ago, Narendra Jadhav whom I interviewed soon after he was appointed to the Planning Commission of India, presented me with a family biography called Untouchables which had become a bestseller internationally...

    The opening chapter is a searing account of how Jadhav’s father Damu flees to Bombay to escape the brutal abuse he faces as a Mahar, a Dalit caste whose duty it was to sweep village roads and remove the carcasses of...
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