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Day: November 10, 2022

Novo Nordisk earns the Best Place to Work Certification in Pakistan for 2022

Press Release
ISLAMABAD, Nov. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Novo Nordisk been officially recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Pakistan and Best Place to Work for Women recognizing the company’s achievements in promoting continuous learning at work and in fostering a high-performing workplace culture. During the assessment, 95% of the employees ranked the company high on employee conditions, workplace culture and policies recognizing the company as one of the rewarding places to work where people can unlock their potential in a diverse and inclusive workplace. Best Places to Work is an international certification program, considered as the ‘Platinum Standard’ in identifying and recognizing top workplaces around the world, provide employers the opportunity to learn more ab...

Record performances help Pakistan clean sweep Ireland in ODI series

Sports
LAHORE: Pakistan’s famous win over New Zealand in the first semi-final of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup was not the only highlight of the day for Pakistan cricket as the women’s team claimed a 3-0 win over Ireland in the ICC Women’s Championship matches at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. Pakistan had entered the three-match ODI series against Ireland with four ICC Championship points from three games, and proceeded to register a clean-sweep over the Irish side to pocket six vital points. They have now occupied second spot in the Championship with 10 points. India are currently leading the chart with 12 points from six outings. During the series, Pakistan captain Bismah Maroof broke the record of most number of Women’s ODIs for Pakistan, surpassing Sana Mir’s 120 appearances when she ste...

Climate justice direly needed to check profit hungry corporations: Moot told

Karachi
KARACHI: Climate justice is direly needed to check profit hungry corporations from further endangering the global environment and to save the vulnerable communities from huge losses due to climate change, said Dr Miriam Saag Mass, Legal Director, ECCHR, Germany, while speaking at a discussion on "Climate Justice and International Law Obligations", here on Thursday. The program was organized by the Department of International Relations, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST) in collaboration with National Trade Union Federation (NTUF). Dr Miriam Saag said that she has been visiting Karachi since 2013. She said her organization is a platform of lawyers, with a focus on international and human rights laws. She said we challenge the European companies for violat...

Quetta-Karachi highway blocked by villagers

District
GADANI: Residents of Goth Wadera Khuda Bakhsh and its adjoining areas on Thursday blocked Quetta-Karachi main highway for all kinds of traffic at the site of Gadani Mor area of district Lasbella in Balochistan province, demanding the authorities to ensure supplying electricity to Goth Wadera Khuda Bakhsh and its adjoining villages. According to detail, Quetta-Karachi main highway was blocked near Gadani Mur area of district Lasbela by the residents of Goth Wadera Khuda Bakhsh and its adjoining villages against the suspension of power supply to Goth Wadera Khuda Bakhsh and its adjoining areas. Quetta-Karachi Highway remained blocked for traffic for one hour, however, it was opened for traffic after successful parleys held between the protesters and Tehsildar Gadani, Mehboob Ali Chanal...

Mehdi seeks end to charged parking from PS to II Chundrigar Road

General
  KARACHI: Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh Waqar Mehdi said Thursday that the problems arising from charged parking on the road from Peoples Square to II Chundrigar Road should be resolved. The manifesto of Pakistan People's Party is to solve peoples problems. The problem pointed out by the residents of the area will be discussed with the relevant institutions for its solution, he said during a meeting with Junaid Hanif and Anfal, members of Mahalla Committee Burns Garden Mohammad Bin Qasim Road at the Chief Minister House. It was informed in the meeting that charged parking has been started on the road from People's Square to II Chundrigar Road. There are residential buildings and business offices on one side and government residence on the other side. Collecting car par...

Pakistan should seek compensation instead of climate justice: Experts

Karachi
KARACHI: Experts at a discussion session on “understanding COP27 in the context of climate change in Pakistan” have hoped that the Sherm El Sheikh conference would be a game changer in climate change discourse. They urged the UN member countries, particularly the big polluters, to end double standards of talking about climate change and then continue to contribute to polluting the world environment. The session was organized by The Knowledge Forum (TKF) a local think tank at Karachi Press Club on Thursday, which was attended by academics, students, members of civil society and climate activists. The speakers demanded that Pakistan should seek compensation and debt relief instead of emphasizing on climate justice. They also demanded to raise the current relief amount of Rs. 25000 unde...