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  • Hindu population in India drops below 80pc as Muslim ratio rises

    NEW DELHI: India's Hindus have dropped below 80 per cent of the population for the first time since independence and media had speculated the previous government deliberately delayed the release of the data because it showed a rise in the Muslim population...

    Members of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Hindu nationalist party, which swept to power last year, have expressed growing concern about the rising numbers of Muslims... ...

  • 'Proud to be Pakistani Hindu today': Senate body approves Hindu marriage bill

    In what appears to be a New Year's gift for Hindu minorities in Pakistan, the Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights unanimously approved the much-awaited Hindu Marriages Bill on Monday...

    Earlier in September, the Natio­nal Assembly had passed the Hindu Marriage Bill 2016, thus paving the way for the adoption of a comprehensive and widely-acceptable family law for Hindus living in Pakistan...

  • Over half of world’s population does not use internet: UN

    GENEVA: More than half the world’s population does not use the internet, with prohibitive broadband costs keeping billions off line, a United Nations report said on Tuesday...

    9 billion people do not have home or mobile internet access and that the problem was most acute among the world’s “female, elderly, less educated, lower income and rural (populations)...

  • Quarter of world’s population facing extreme water stress

    WASHINGTON: Nearly a quarter of the world’s population lives in 17 countries facing extremely high water stress, close to “day zero” conditions when the taps run dry, according to a report released on Tuesday...

    The Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas of World Resources Ins­titute (WRI) ranked wat­er stress, drought risk and riverine flood risk using a peer-reviewed methodology...

  • 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...

  • Early figures paint picture of population boom

    ISLAMABAD: Torghar in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has emerged as the only district in the country where population has seen a decline in 19 years, provisional census results showed...

    Among the other 23 districts of KP, Peshawar division has emerged to be the most populated region, registering an increase of 113 per cent from a population of 2...

  • Country’s population surges to nearly 208m

    ISLAMABAD: The Council of Common Interests (CCI) on Friday approved provisional results of the sixth census that put the country’s population at 207...

    The provisional summary of census results showed an increase of 57pc in the country’s population since 1998 — the last time the census was held — with Islamabad Capital Territory witnessing the highest population growth rate of 4...

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