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    Crime Rate In Pakistan 2015 Eid

  • US strike on Afghan hospital in 2015 not a war crime, claims Pentagon

    WASHINGTON: A deadly US air strike in Afghanistan last year that destroyed a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders did not amount to a war crime but was caused by human error, equipment failure and other factors, a US military report released on Friday concluded...

    “However, the investigation did not conclude that these failures amounted to a war crime...

  • US Fed chief sticks to 2015 timeline for first rate hike

    WASHINGTON: Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday stuck to her forecast for an increase in the Fed’s key interest rate later this year, predicting a pick-up in the US economy...

    The labour market still showed “some” slack, she noted — one reason accommodative monetary policy was still merited despite the unemployment rate falling to 5...

  • Fed inadvertently publishes staff forecast for 2015 rate hike

    WASHINGTON: Staff economists at the Federal Reserve expect a quarter-point US interest rate increase this year, according to forecasts the Fed mistakenly published on its website in a gaffe that drew criticism about its ability to keep secrets...

    The rate forecast was included with a series of bearish projections on US economic growth and inflation that were presented to policymakers at their June 16-17 meeting...

  • Alibaba Singles' Day sales pass 2015 total, but growth rate slows

    36 bn) total with nearly nine hours left on the clock, but growth was markedly slower than in 2015 as shoppers sought even bigger price cuts...

    Amid fanfare and celebrity razzmatazz, sales on Alibaba's platforms had raced to a billion dollars in under five minutes and within the first 60 minutes had passed $5bn ? a third faster than 2015 as the e-commerce giant looked to shrug off a domestic economic slowdown and a US accounting...

  • Cutting crime rate

    New York City in the 1980s had one of the highest crime rates in the US...

    However, soon the crime rate went into a precipitous decline, as murders dropped by two-thirds and felonies were cut in half...

  • Crime rate decreases by 10pc in capital, NA told

    ISLAMABAD: There had been a decrease of 10pc in crime against persons and property between Aug 1, 2018, and Sept 30, 2019, in the federal capital compared to the corresponding period in 2017-18...

    The ratio of crime decreased due to better strategy adopted by the capital police, the written reply added...

  • Lahore police fugding figures big time to hide high crime rate

    LAHORE: The Lahore police allegedly fudged the statistics of crime incidence big time by refusing to register FIRs on 72pc of calls received on police emergency helpline from January till the first week of the current month...

    The report states that 72pc of the calls were ignored despite verification of the committed crime by the respective police stations in various parts of the city...

  • Crime rate in capital decreased by 29pc: NA told

    ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Secretary on Interior Shoukat Alion Thursday claimed on the floor of the National Assembly that the PTI government had succeeded in bringing down the crime rate in Islamabad upto 29 per cent over the past two years...

    Responding to various questions of the members, the parliamentary secretary also claimed that there had been a gradual decline in the crime rate in all the provinces during the last two years... ...

  • Pakistan’s Covid-19 mortality rate much higher than global rate

    • Task Force member says citizens visit hospitals after developing complications • Poor health, diagnostic facilities another reason for high number of deathsISLAMABAD: Though health experts have been claiming that Covid-19 has proved less lethal among Asians, global data shows that Pakistan’s mortality rate is far higher than many regions...

    A document of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), available with Dawn, said...

  • Eid alert: Congo virus: how to protect yourself this Eid

    KARACHI: Given the serious threat posed to public health this Eidul Azha on account of Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) that has so far claimed at least 28 lives in the country, experts have suggested a number of ways that could help people fulfil their religious obligation safely...

    The foremost effective step for CCHF prevention, according to experts, is the provision of abattoirs or designated places for animal sacrifice
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