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  • 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...

    In Hungary, overstretched police have struggled to control and register new arrivals as they break through fences and try to board trains and buses heading for Austria...

  • 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...

    The bazaars at these annual fairs where the city dweller, the wily buyer, and the villager, the clever seller, engage each other in long patience-testing games aimed at deceiving each other are getting larger...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    Compared to the most recent population figures for many developed nations, let alone developing countries, the number of persons with disabilities is, on average, higher than 10pc nationally; a...

  • Book fair in Dir attracts youths in large numbers

    They also asked college and university students to utilise the Timergara archives library for enhancing their knowledge...

    “I spent the whole day at the book fair and saw more than 2,000 visitors there,” he said, adding the district administration and the NBF deserved praise for arranging such a fruitful event in Lower Dir...

  • Pakistan asks Facebook to link accounts to mobile numbers

    Pakistan has asked the Facebook management to link opening of Facebook accounts to mobile numbers to overcome the issue of fake accounts, said a Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) official...

    Facebook has already designated a focal person to coordinate with PTA for prompt action against any reported issue...

  • 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...

  • EU must limit migrant numbers: French PM

    Europe has been struggling for months to cope with its largest migrant crisis since World War II, but concerns about security have increased since members of the militant Islamic State (IS) group killed 130 people in Paris this month in the worst such attacks on French soil...

    The European Commission on Tuesday adopted a legal framework for the EU to give financial assistance to Turkey to cope with millions of Syrian refugees on its...

  • 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...

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