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  • Pakistan's population has ballooned to 207.8m, provisional census results show

    Pakistan's population has surged to 207...

    The sixth population census in Pakistan, finally carried out by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) earlier this year after a gap of nearly two decades, reveals an acceleration in the population growth rate of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), even as growth in Punjab and Sindh has slowed compared to previous results...

  • Pakistan hosts second largest refugee population globally

    KARACHI: Pakistan hosts as many as 1...

    It was also stated that globally the ongoing conflict in Syria was producing the highest number of refugees, while the Afghan refugees in south-west Asia remained the world’s most protracted refugee population, with 95 per cent of this population being in Pakistan and Iran...

  • Uncontrolled population growth termed major threat to Pakistan

    UMERKOT: Uncontrolled population growth is a major threat to Pakistan while absence of prior consultations and institutional set-up, highly centralised approach, inadequate progress measurement and monitoring mechanism are the key factors for the failure and poor implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)...

    It was organised by a local NGO in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme...

  • Pakistan’s population to exceed 300m by 2050: UN

    ISLAMABAD: New projections released by the United Nations say Pakistan is among six of the 10 largest countries in the world whose population has been projected to exceed 300 million by 2050...

    At present, the country’s population has been estimated to be around 190m...

  • ‘Half of Pakistan’s expected 260m population will live in cities’

    ISLAMABAD: By 2030, the population of Pakistan is expected to swell to 260 million, with half of that number living in urban areas...

    We are now working on preparing a State of Pakistan Cities Report, which will serve as an important tool for the implementation of the New Urban Agenda, which was adopted at the Habitat III Conference in Quito, Ecuador on October 20, 2016,” he said...

  • PML-N consolidates position in Abbottabad

    ABBOTTABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-N regained its position in the district by getting 20 seats in the Saturday’s local body polls followed by 18 seats of the ruling PTI...

    Among other probable candidates for the district council chairman are Waqar Nabi of PTI and independent Sardar Sher Bahadar, who was president PTI Abbottabad district but was denied the poll ticket...

  • High mountain research centre to be set up in Abbottabad

    ABBOTTABAD: A high mountain research centre along with the school of environmental sciences and the school of chemical sciences will be established at the Comsats Institute of Information and Technology, Abbottabad...

    This was announced by Comsats rector Dr Juneed Zaidi while speaking as the chief guest at the 72nd convocation of CIIT Abbottabad here on Monday...

  • Girl, boy die of dengue in Abbottabad

    PESHAWAR: A girl and a boy died of dengue fever in Abbottabad on Saturday taking the death toll from the vector-borne disease in the province during the last two months to 10...

    According to a report of the Dengue Response Unit released on Saturday, Jamil Ahmad and Samina Bibi under treatment at the Ayub Teaching Hospital, Abbottabad, for dengue died on Saturday morning...

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