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  • STATISTICS: THE KARACHI-LAHORE CENSUS CONUNDRUM

    Pakistan has experienced political controversy over every census, and the last one in 1998 saw many communities complaining of deliberate undercounting and political machinations...

    While there may realistically be valid undercounting issues, and even some political manoeuvring done to achieve it, part of the reason that not just the MQM, but the wider residents of Karachi feel that the city’s population has been undercounted and...

  • Statistics minister rejects Sindh's objections to census results

    The federal government on Wednesday rejected Sindh's objections on the recently released results of the national, with Minister for Statistics Kamran Michael asking critics to take their objections to the Council of Common Interest (CCI)...

    He claimed that the statistics gathered by civilian and armed officials are the same...

  • Wah Cantt election statistics reveal interesting trends

    TAXILA: The statistics from the Cantonment Board elections in Wah, shared by the local election commission, have revealed that some interesting new records were set in the polls...

    The statistics, available with Dawn, reveal that despite the fact the local government elections were held after a gap of 17 years, the participation was lacklustre...

  • Alarming statistics of dementia

    LAHORE: Alzheimer’s Pakistan organized a seminar on the ‘Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Dementia at a local hotel here on Saturday...

    Among others Dr Yasmin Raashid, patron, Alzheimer’s Pakistan, Dr Hussain Jafri, secretary general, Dr Ali Hashmi, Dr Yasmin Ehsan and Dr Shahdia Batool atttended the seminar...

  • Statistics show marked drop in terrorist attacks

    WASHINGTON: There has been a marked reduction in terrorist attacks and deaths in Pakistan in 2015, but terrorists seem to have become more lethal as the ratio of deaths per attack has increased...

    The statistics from a comparative study of the US State Department’s country reports on terrorism for 2014 and 2015 also show a greater decrease in the number of people injured in these attacks...

  • Top statistics body fails to fix census timeline

    ISLAMABAD: The governing council of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Saturday failed to come up with a timeline for holding the much-awaited population and housing census in the country...

    The only directive that came from Mr Dar was that all options for holding the census at an early date be examined...

  • Govt asked to make law to prevent girls’ early marriage

    PESHAWAR: Speakers at a seminar on Wednesday urged the government to make a law without delay on preventing early age marriages of girls in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and suggested the law should be drafted in consultation with the relevant stakeholders...

    Held to mark the Global Day of Action, the seminar was organised by Rahnuma Family Planning Association of Pakistan (FPAP), KP chapter...

  • Advice: Early to bed, early to rise

    One of the greatest blessings of Ramazan is that it offers us the opportunity to build a habit of ‘early to bed and early to rise’...

    Throughout the year most of us, even though we are aware of its benefits, find it difficult to build this habit and make it our daily routine to go to bed early...

  • Lahore T20 to start an hour early

    LAHORE: The starting time of the third Twenty20 International between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the Gaddafi Stadium on Sunday, has been brought forward by an hour, the PCB announced on Thursday...

    The Sri Lanka squad is due to arrive in Lahore in the wee hours of Sunday for this single match after playing back-to-back T20s in Abu Dhabi on Thursday and Friday...

  • Mother convicted in UK of tricking daughter into forced marriage in Pakistan

    LONDON: A mother was convicted in a British court on Tuesday of deceiving her teenage daughter into travelling to Pakistan to enter into a forced marriage, in the first successful prosecution of its kind...

    The then 13-year-old had to undergo an abortion on returning from Pakistan to Britain, but concerns over the girl’s welfare were allayed by her mother who said the pregnancy was a result of “two teenagers who had sneakily had sex”,...

  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    Depicting Lahore in images is an old practice and its early patterns could be found in the miniature paintings of the Mughal era...

    Lahore, being the cultural hub, played a vital role in the arts, literature and culture in the mid-20th century; especially, visual art was inspired by the rich panoramic beauty of the walled city and life around its 13 gates, so an exclusive genre of cityscape came into existence, as early as the...

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