Gold smuggling: Senior officials found involved in Rs1 billion racket

A brigadier, brother of former customs collector of Lahore and an official of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) have been accused in a smuggling scam, involving 279 kilogrammes of gold worth more than Rs1 billion.

Names of some of those accused have been removed and only a few have been mentioned in official reports. The . . . → Read More: Gold smuggling: Senior officials found involved in Rs1 billion racket

Female workforce: One of every two women faces opposition from family

One out of every two working women reported facing pressure from within the family, according to a survey of textile industry workers conducted by the Social Policy Development Institute (SPDI).

Preliminary findings of the survey showed that a significant number of women employed in the textile sector lack support from their households and also perceive . . . → Read More: Female workforce: One of every two women faces opposition from family