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  • Child labour increases in Pakistan while numbers drop internationally

    KARACHI: Pakistan ranks number three in the world with the highest prevalence of child and forced labour despite a significant decline in the number of child labourers recorded worldwide, it emerged at a seminar on Friday...

    Titled ‘Elimination of child labour in Pakistan’, the seminar was organised by the Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (Sparc) at the Sindh Boys Scouts Association’s headquarters...

  • Pakistan’s victory at Lord’s in numbers

    After a dramatic day four of the first Test against England, Misbah-ul-Haq-led Pakistan won their first Test in two decades at the iconic Lord’s Cricket Ground...

    Due to their phenomenal performances during the match, Pakistan’s Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq and Yasir Shah made it to the honours board with the latter being named the Man-of-the-Match...

  • The numbers game: State of sports marketing in Pakistan, India

    KOLKATA: Pakistan has trailed its eastern neighbour in corporatising sports and roping in sponsors, says a top sports marketer in the country who blames its various federations and the government in equal measure for this...

    “Sponsorship in sports is still a far cry in Pakistan,” rues Naveed Haider Khan, marketing consultant to Pakistan Football Federation (PFF), which has had some success in hosting foreign teams in recent times... ...

  • Record numbers of migrants enter Hungary

    RVSZKE (Hungary): Europe was increasingly divided over its refugee crisis on Thursday as record numbers of migrants streamed through the Balkans into Hungary, forcing Austria to suspend cross-border train services...

    Many have endured treacherous sea journeys across the Mediterranean --- most fleeing war and poverty in Syria, Afghanistan or Pakistan and hoping to reach Germany...

  • The weight of numbers

    In other words, we, generally, love to enthusiastically boast about inflated numbers on the pattern of how the more insecure amongst us like to drop names...

    Amidst all the numbers that these animals bring to the grand exhibition in the city, there is every now and then a reminder of how the spirit quite abhors ostentation and too much discussion about the price...

  • Sindh wants registration of mobile phones against CNIC numbers

    ISLAMABAD: To curb snatching of mobile phones and their trade, the Sindh government approached the interior ministry on Wednesday for registration of mobile phones against CNIC numbers...

    In this regard, the Sindh home department wrote to the interior secretary, “A meeting for curbing sale and purchase of snatched mobile phones was held on July 31 under the chairmanship of the home minster with all stakeholders, including...

  • PPP challenges other opposition parties to ‘show numbers’

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Friday threw down the gauntlet to opposition parties, saying that if they wanted to unseat Syed Khursheed Shah, they should come up with the required numbers...

    We do not fear any democratically-adopted procedure to change the leader of the opposition, but those who want to replace Khursheed Shah must show their numbers,” Qamar Zaman Kaira told reporters following a meeting at the...

  • Spinning fiscal numbers

    AS Pakistan enters the next round of talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) under Post-Programme Monitoring (PPM), the Ministry of Finance has revised crucial financial data through a belated release of the July-September report on the country’s fiscal operations...

    The PPM engagements, running from Dec 6 to Dec 14, are likely to see the publication of Pakistan’s debt management report pending since March...

  • Uncounted numbers

    FOR those conscientious Pakistanis working for the social and economic progression of the disenfranchised, the provisional data representing persons with disability from the 2017 Population Census of Pakistan was, quite simply, appalling...

    Statistical misinformation: According to the provisional data, there are currently less than one million persons with disability residing in Pakistan (0...

  • ‘Dark water lake’ in Swat drawing tourists in numbers

    MINGORA: Tourists and trekkers have been flocking to a little-known lake at Kangar Danda in the upper gorges of Sulatanr valley here to enjoy its mysteriously dark and icy waters...

    The serene lake is located in a deep narrow gorge surrounded by huge mountains with a long glacier at its one end
  • Child abuse: Cruel numbers, toothless laws

    Sahil, an organisation working on child abuse cases, compiles data referring it as “cruel numbers” from national and local newspapers to keep the children’s sexual abuse issue alive in the domain of the child protection dialogue...

    The “cruel numbers” says that some 3,002 child sexual abuse cases were reported in 2013 and 3,508 in 2014 from across the country...

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