Former Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq is set to get an important posting at the Pakistan Cricket Board’s High-Performance Centre in Lahore. According to a reliable source in the PCB, Saqlain has agreed to take over as the high performance coach for international players. … [Read more...] about Former spinner Saqlain Mushtaq set for another coaching role
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GUWAHATI: A large number of returnee migrant workers in Assam are keen to get back to their blue-collar jobs in other states once the virus outbreak is under control, as job opportunities in the home state continue to be dismally low. Years of insurgency has dwindled the job opportunities outside of agriculture. This saw a large number people migrate to other states in search of a livelihood. Liton Paul, 27, a resident of Hailakandi in Barak valley, had been a driver in Hyderabad since 2012. He rushed home after the coronavirus outbreak spread. “I use to get `12,000 per month, the accommodation was free. I will settle for less, say around `8,000 per month, besides start my own business if something is locally available. I know it is very hard to get even this, for already there are youths waiting to seize any possible opening. I will go once the situation normalizes, ” Paul said. Several other young men from the state who are engaged with security agencies in Hyderabad … [Read more...] about Few jobs in home state, migrants want to rush back to work now
“Apart from normal procedures, we have allowed only practising for singles matches with the players having their own marked balls,” Bhusari said, adding “We also have separate entry and exit gates. We provided coaches with face shields and disposable masks to both coaches and players. We have also created boxes for players to keep their belongings in and we also disinfect their kits.” Commenting on the developments, Gujarat State Tennis Association (GSTA) secretary Shrimal Bhatt said, “It (sports scenario) won’t be the same again. We have to maintain the highest level of safety protocol as mentioned by All India Tennis Association (AITA) and GSTA. “Moreover, the academies have to take permissions from competent authorities before they can open the academy.” Meanwhile, Mirror learnt that following in the footsteps, few more tennis academies were planning to open their premises soon. … [Read more...] about Getting back in action
YANGON/DHAKA/BANGKOK: Zarchi Lwin pawned her only two gold bangles for $140 when the owner of the Myanmar factory where she sewed winter coats for British retailer Next Plc shut it down after orders dried up due to the coronavirus.She is one of hundreds of thousands of garment workers across Asia who have been laid off, according to the Workers Rights Consortium, a labour rights campaign group, and are now struggling to survive with little welfare support, mired in debt and in many cases reliant on food handouts."If I have a job and an income, I can pay for medical treatment for my mother," Zarchi Lwin, 29, told Reuters from the home she shares with her 56-year-old mother, who has lung disease, in a shanty town on the outskirts of Yangon. "Now no income, no job," she said, fighting back tears. "We don't know what to do."Next temporarily closed all its stores in Britain in March due to the coronavirus. The company said in a statement it had only cancelled some orders and "endeavoured to … [Read more...] about ‘All my dreams are shattered’: coronavirus crushes Asia’s garment industry
"Even though there is the potential of getting a good payoff if they heighten their performance, there's also significant awareness that if they don't, their job is going to be at risk." … [Read more...] about What makes employees cheat at the workplace?