By Nadeem Qureshi
Youth unemployment in Pakistan is reaching epidemic proportions. Some estimates put it as high as 35%, but the real number may well be higher. This is not a simple problem that can be fixed by tweaking a policy here or there.
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By JEFF HADEN Loyalty has nothing to do with length of employment and everything to do with actions.
Let’s get this out of the way: Loyalty has absolutely nothing to do with length of employment.
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The Sindh government has been asked again to explain in court how it changed the rules of giving jobs, transferring officers, promoting them and taking on others in ad hoc arrangements.
Its decision has been challenged on several fronts and in several courts in the province. A handful of Sindh officers are fed up with . . . → Read More: Sindh Govt asked to justify changes in rules for promotions, transfers etc
By Madiha Khalid
You can never forget that one bully from school who ate your lunch, gave you nicknames, and pulled pranks on you for public entertainment. Every year you would wish for your section to be shuffled, but then you’d only be discovered by another more vicious bully.
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After completing his MSc in mathematics from the University of Karachi in 2010, Burhan Abro entered a profession that none of his 139 classmates thought was exciting. In fact, only a few graduates of the department of mathematics, says Abro, had any conceptual understanding of the kind of work he wanted to do. Abro had . . . → Read More: Prospects for actuaries in Pakistan
Today is World Day Against Child Labour. Launched in 2002 by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), World Day Against Child Labour is intended to highlight the plight of child workers and serve as a catalyst for change. It is an opportunity for companies to examine their processes and explore what they can do to ensure . . . → Read More: Putting an end to child labor
Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Sunday said he had given directions to the Balochistan chief secretary to identify 35,000 graduates of the province for providing them jobs in government departments.
Talking to a delegation of PPP Balochistan led by provincial President Mir Sadiq Umrani at the Governor’s House, Gilani said 1,500 jobs had already . . . → Read More: 35000 graduates from Baluchistan to be inducted in government departments
Karachi: The United States’ plan for establishing war-zone factories in Pakistan’s tribal areas along the border with Afghanistan now looks most unlikely to be pursued during the present Barack Obama administration.
United States trade officials in Washington told a visiting Pakistani delegation headed by Commerce Secretary Zafar Mahmood last month that the US had no . . . → Read More: Obama administration unlikely to carry out ‘war zone’ factories in Pk