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Amazon to raise minimum wage to $15 for US employees

WASHINGTON: Amazon.com said on Tuesday it would raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour for its US employees from next month as it faces criticism for pay disparity from lawmakers and labor unions. The company also said it would lobby in Washington for an increase in the federal minimum wage and urge other competitors to raise wages - a call that comes in the backdrop of the “Fight for Fifteen” movement, a union-led push for a $15 minimum wage. Amazon, which became the second company to cross $1 trillion market value…

One killed, 15 including four FC personnel injured in Chaman blast

CHAMAN: One person died while 15 others, including four Frontier Corps personnel, got injured in a bomb blast in Chaman on Sunday. In an attempt to sabotage celebrations of independence day, anti-state elements targeted an FC vehicle by planting an explosive remote-controlled device in a motorbike on Mall Road in the city of Balochistan. The blast took place before an office of special branch police. Police and other law enforcement agencies cordoned off the area, while rescue and fire brigade teams reached site of the…

Bus collision kills 15 including three Pakistani oil workers in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY: Fifteen oil workers, including three from Pakistan, were killed Sunday in a head-on collision between two buses in southern Kuwait, officials said. Seven of those killed were Indian nationals, five were Egyptians and the other three from Pakistan, said Mohammed al-Basri of the state-owned Kuwait Oil Company (KOC). Two Indian citizens -- one in critical condition -- and a Kuwaiti were also injured in the accident, Basri told AFP. Fire department spokesman Colonel Khalil al-Amir said the victims were…

Rebels kill 15 peacekeepers in Congo in worst attack on UN in recent history

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo: Suspected Ugandan rebels killed at least 15 Tanzanian UN peacekeepers and wounded 53 others in a raid on a base in Congo that UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called the worst attack on the organisation in recent history. Tanzania’s President John Magufuli said he was “shocked and saddened” by the deaths, which come amid rising violence against civilians, the army and U.N. troops in Democratic Republic of Congo’s eastern borderlands. The U.N. chief said the attack…

Salman Iqbal promises to send 15 young players to UK for training

KARACHI: President ARY Digital Network and owner of Karachi Kings Salman Iqbal on Sunday announced to send 15 boys to the United Kingdom for cricket training, ARY News reported. “We have fulfilled all our promises. We will send 15 players of the winning team of ‘Karachi key Shehzaday’ (Saima Group) tournament to UK for three-month training,” he said while addressing inaugural ceremony of the tournament at Naya Nazimabad. He lavished praise on former Pakistan skipper and Director Karachi Kings Rashid Latif for his…

15 injured in Hyderabad cracker bomb attack

HYDERABAD: At least 15 people including children were injured in a ‘cracker bomb’ attack beneath Sakhi Wahab flyover in Hyderabad on Sunday, ARY News reported. Eyewitnesses said assailants riding a bike hurled cracker bomb on a market of old clothes beneath Sakhi Wahab flyover. A large contingent of Rangers and police reached the site and cordoned off the area, while, the injured were shifted to hospital for medical aid. This should be noted that Pakistan has recently become victim of a wave of terrorist…