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  • Bacha Khan University bars male and female students from 'sitting idle' together

    Charsadda's Bacha Khan University administration sent out a notification earlier this month banning male students or employees from "idle sitting" or roaming with female students, a move which stirred a controversy on social media after the notification became public on Monday...

    The notification, issued by the university's Chief Proctor Muhammad Shakeel, also imposed a ban on smoking, the use of chaadar, using the rooftops of campus...

  • Eight districts account for over 3 million male-female voters gap

    ISLAMABAD: With Lahore in the lead, eight districts in the country account for a gap of over three million between the numbers of male and female voters — more than one fourth of the difference of slightly over 12m in all 136 districts...

    An analysis of district-wise data regarding voters, recently uploaded onto the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) official website, reveals that two districts of Punjab — Lahore and Faisalabad —...

  • India may allow female Haj pilgrims to travel without male guardian

    MUMBAI: Indian women over the age of 45 and travelling in groups of four will be able to go for the annual Haj pilgrimage without a male guardian next year, if the government adopts proposed reforms...

    Women meeting these criteria will no longer have to be accompanied by a mahram, or close male relative, such as a father, husband, brother or son, a government-appointment panel recommended in the country’s first Haj policy review... ...

  • Gap between male, female voters worries CEC

    ISLAMABAD: Chief Election Commissioner retired Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza has asked the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) to launch special initiatives for issuance of national identity cards to women in order to help the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) bridge the gap between male and female voters, which has now swelled to 12...

    The issue came under discussion at a meeting between the Chief Election...

  • Study finds female-led films outperform male ones

    NEW YORK: A new study that analysed four years’ worth of films found that female-led movies have consistently outperformed those in which men get top billing...

    The study analysed the 350 top-grossing films worldwide released between January 2014 and December 2017...

  • CEC calls for urgent steps to bridge male-female voter gap

    ISLAMABAD: Chief Election Commissioner Sikandar Sultan Raja on Wednesday called for taking urgent measures to bridge the gap between male and female voters...

    He also ordered an exercise in coordination with Nadra and other relevant institutions to ascertain the reasons for the whopping gap which has climbed to over 12...

  • ‘If water ratio falls, Pakistan will be a water scarce country’

    ISLAMABAD: At present, 1,100 cubic metres of water are available for each person in Pakistan...

    Speaking at a consultation on the ‘Human Cost of Environmental Degradation’ hosted by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), Dr Inayatullah said a heat wave is when the temperature of an area remains above 35 degrees Celsius for many days...

  • Tax-to-GDP ratio rises to 9.45pc: Dar

    ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar claimed on Friday that the tax-to-GDP ratio went up to 9...

    The conference discussed issues, like handling of court cases, broadening of tax base, effective utilisation of data, facilitation and education of taxpayers, motivation of FBR’s workforce and making the sales tax registration easier...

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