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  • 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...

    Urban blocks in 653 localities have been digitised with information regarding socio economic variables in the blocks...

  • PML-N challenges official statistics of Covid-19 cases

    ISLAMABAD: Stating that the coronavirus cases are under-reported in the country, the main opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has challenged the official figures and data and claimed that the number of Covid-19 patients has crossed the six-digit mark in the country...

    Government accused of leading Pakistan into ‘irreversible disaster’PML-N vice president and former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said the government...

  • PM Abbasi hopeful of economic opportunities after World Economic Forum engagements

    Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that the country has engaged business leaders at the World Economic Forum (WEF) and expressed his optimism that the engagements will help "generate billions of dollars worth business potential in Pakistan", Radio Pakistan reported on Thursday...

    Addressing a news conference in Davos, the prime minister said: "Pakistan has engaged business leaders, company leaders in telecom, automotive...

  • Pakistan needs latest farm-tech to achieve food security

    He said the fact should be an eye-opener that China produces two times more cotton and wheat per hectare and Egypt produces around three times more rice and sugarcane per hectare as compared to Pakistan...

    “The 21st century belongs to biotechnology and Pakistan has tremendous potential to emerge as biotechnology leader but to achieve the goal private sector, scientists, researchers and government will have to work hand-in-hand,” he...

  • Pakistan in talks with US to procure latest F-16 jets: Air chief

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman on Monday said Pakistan is in negotiations with the United States to procure the latest F-16 fighter jets, but did not specify an exact number...

    “We are in talks with US defence officials to get some latest F-16s but the deal may take some time,” the Air chief said while talking to reporters after the rolling out ceremony of the 16th JF-17 Thunder aircraft at the Pakistan...

  • Pakistan among latest countries to get Paris Club debt relief

    The Paris Club of creditor nations have agreed to suspend debt service payments from Pakistan, Chad, Ethiopia and the Republic of Congo as part of a G20 debt relief deal, the group said...

    The latest agreements bring to 12 the number of countries to receive debt relief under the deal with a total of $1...

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