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US will lead way on ‘existential’ climate crisis: Biden

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden vowed the US would lead the world’s charge to confront the “existential threat” of the climate crisis, as he signed a raft of new orders and announced a global summit in April. The measures included placing

Ali Zaidi refutes rumours Karachi residents being denied jobs in KPT

KARACHI: Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi has denied claims that residents of Karachi are been denied jobs in the Karachi Port Trust (KPT). Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) had released a video ahead of their political rally on November 8,

US economy loses 17 million jobs amid coronavirus pandemic

WASHINGTON: US unemployment is rising steadily as recent data released showed that 17 million people have lost their jobs since mid-March as officials scramble to stem the damage from the coronavirus pandemic. The Federal Reserve launched a series of new

Layoffs and unemployment during pandemic

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has lead to at least 1.3 million infections around the world killing over 60,000 people. In Pakistan, more than 4000 people have been infected while sixty people have lost their lives. The situation is expected to

PM orders to expedite work on low-cost housing projects

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan declared 2020 as the year of employment and jobs, saying that the government finalised plans to provide greater relief to the people of Pakistan. Addressing an event for providing interest-free loans under Low-Cost Housing Scheme,

SC rules fake degree holders not fit for govt jobs

ISLAMABAD: The supreme court observed that people who hold fake degrees are not eligible for any jobs, and all following degrees are also fraudulent if the matriculation certificate is fake. A two-member Supreme Court bench led by Justice Umar Ata

Pakistan needs to create more jobs: WB

ISLAMABAD: The country’s economy needs to create more jobs by taking advantage of the large influx of a well-educated young labour force, says a new research by the World Bank. The ‘Labour Market Analysis’ using data from a Pakistani online