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  • Pakistan in the most active quake zone, says US Geological Survey

    WASHINGTON: A reverse faulting at immediate depths about 210 km below the Hindu Kush Range in north-eastern Afghanistan caused Monday’s earthquake in the Pak-Afghan region, according to the US Geological Survey...

    Active faults and their resultant earthquakes in northern Pakistan and adjacent parts of India and Afghanistan are the direct result of convergence between the South Asian and Eurasia plates...

  • Army the most trustworthy institution in Pakistan, survey reveals

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Army has emerged as the most trustworthy institution in the country, a survey carried out by the Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (Pildat) said Tuesday...

    The same survey recognised Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as the most popular political leader in Pakistan with an approval rating of 75 per cent...

  • Global survey paints gloomy picture of Pakistan economy

    LAHORE: Economic conditions remain uncertain in Pakistan despite businesses benefiting from a series of aggressive rate cuts since the late 2014, says the latest Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) 2016...

    “In Pakistan, economic sentiment is being hurt by ongoing security problems, with business confidence in Q1 remaining low compared with most of last year and compared with its sub-continent neighbours,” says the GECS from the...

  • Pakistan consumer confidence dips in third quarter: survey

    KARACHI: Consumer confidence in Pakistan dropped by three points in the third quarter, according to a survey conducted by a global performance management company, with job security being the biggest or second-biggest concern for a third of respondents...

    Pakistan’s confidence, which had been on the rise since 2008 and reached its highest level in the first two quarters of this year, dropped to 101 in July-September from 104 in the...

  • Pakistan has 'serious' hunger level: survey

    ROME: Pakistan has been ranked as a country with "serious" hunger level with 22 per cent of its population undernourished on the 2016 Global Hunger Index released Tuesday...

    Placed 107 in a ranking of 118 developing countries, Pakistan performed worse than most of its South Asian neighbours in eliminating hunger...

  • Survey: What is half of Pakistan thinking?

    Women make up 44 per cent of Pakistan’s 105,955,409 registered voters for the 2018 elections...

    This is because the Election Commission of Pakistan, along with other government institutions and civil society organisations, has recently undertaken serious efforts to close the gender gap in voter registration...

  • Looming water crisis biggest risk for Pakistan economy: WEF survey

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s ease-of-doing business is likely to be affected in the coming decade as the $300 billion economy struggles to mitigate imminent risks, according to a report released by the World Economic Forum (WEF)...

    The risks were identified after the WEF carried out an ‘Executive Opinion Survey’ between January and June...

  • More than 84pc households in Pakistan are food secure: survey

    ISLAMABAD: More than 84 per cent households in a Pakistan Social and Living Standards Measurement (PSLM) survey have reported that they are food secure, while 16pc households are experiencing moderate or severe food insecurity in overall Pakistan...

    The PSLM survey report 218-19, conducted by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (FBS), covered 25,940 households across rural and urban communities for collecting information on a range of...

  • CJ asked to constitute larger bench for case on houbara bustard hunting ban

    ISLAMABAD: Threat to vulnerable bird ‘houbara bustard’ from hunters, especially by foreign dignitaries, is serious enough for a larger bench of the Supreme Court to consider...

    On Thursday a three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Justice Mian Saqib Nisar referred the review petitions by federal, the Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan governments and by a number of politicians, including PML-Q Senator Chaudhry Shujat Hussain, back to...

  • Two LHC judges refuse to join larger bench

    LAHORE: Judges of a Lahore High Court two-member bench that issued a stay order in Orange Line case refused on Monday to join a five-member larger bench constituted to decide all identical petitions challenging the train and China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects...

    The dissent showed by Justice Abid Aziz Sheikh and Justice Shahid Karim led to the dissolution of the larger bench before its maiden hearing...

  • LHC full bench to take up petition against Altaf today

    LAHORE: Lahore High Court Chief Justice Manzoor Ahmad Malik has constituted a three-judge full bench to hear a petition seeking proceedings against MQM chief Altaf Hussain and other leaders of the party for alleged treason...

    Headed by Justice Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi with Justice Mazhar Iqbal Sidhu and Justice Erum Sajjad Gull as its members, the bench would take up the petition on Tuesday...

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