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  • 17-year-old Pakistani student's visual presentation of 'electric honeycomb' garners international praise

    Muhammad Shaheer Niazi, a 17-year-old Pakistani boy, has garnered praise for his visualisation of a phenomenon, known to physicists for decades, which can help engineers develop technology for printing, heating or biomedicine, The New York Times reported on Thursday...

    As one of the first Pakistanis to participate in the International Young Physicists’ Tournament, Niazi replicated and provided a visualisation of an electric honeycomb,...
  • Opposition boycotts Balochistan budget presentation

    QUETTA: Opposition parties in the Balochistan Assembly boycotted the first day of its budget session on Wednesday to protest against “discriminatory attitude being meted out to opposition lawmakers by the treasury benches”...

    Announcing this at a press conference, Leader of Opposition in the Balochistan Assembly Maulana Wasay claimed that treasury benches had violated the constitution by nominating a lawmaker of a ruling party as...
  • PM to decide fate of CADD after presentation

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will take a final decision about the fate of Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) after a presentation which the division is likely to give him on Saturday...

    The sources said CADD Secretary Aurangzeb Haque would give the presentation to the prime minister for a final decision...

  • Poverty in Pakistan declines significantly: WB report

    In Pakistan, the 25 percentage point decline in poverty between 2002 and 2014 was associated with a 10 percentage point reduction in the share of expenditure devoted to food...

    The government, supported by the World Bank, recently undertook a validation exercise to substantiate the poverty data from the intervening years, identify key shortcomings in the methodology and to lay out the next steps for creating a credible and autonomous...

  • Poverty eradication uphill task for Pakistan, India: World Bank

    WASHINGTON: Statistics released by the World Bank this week show that both India and Pakistan face an uphill task in eradicating poverty, despite Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s claim that Islamabad needs to learn from New Delhi how to fight poverty...

    The World Bank report — “Poverty and Shared Prosperity” — places Pakistan among the countries where incomes of the poorest are growing faster than average...

  • Is economic growth enough for Pakistan’s poverty-stricken millions?

    KARACHI: Shah Nawaz walks Karachi’s dusty streets, one of thousands in the financial hub who are being fed by charities as the country’s economy picks up pace — but, some say, not fast enough for its poverty-stricken millions...

    Confidence in Pakistan is growing, with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) claiming in October that the country has emerged from crisis and stabilised its economy after completing a bailout programme... ...

  • PTI to end poverty, make Pakistan a welfare state: Imran

    GUJRAT: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said on Wednesday that he wanted to transform Pakistan, the way China did, by steering nearly 700 million people out of poverty and making it a welfare state, like Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah had wanted it to be...

    He was speaking at a public gathering in the Maku village of Malakwal tehsil in Mandi Bahauddin district, where earlier former Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)...

  • PM Khan says Pakistan can benefit from China's expertise in tackling corruption, poverty

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday praised China for the way it tackled poverty and corruption, saying China’s expertise will help Pakistan to resolve the issues currently faced by the country, Radio Pakistan reported...

    “Corruption is the biggest enemy of Pakistan, we need special skills to track the white collar crime,” the premier said during an interaction with media persons before leaving for China on a three-day official...

  • Saarc states should work together to fight poverty: Imran

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has expressed the hope that normalisation of relations would reduce tensions between Pakistan and India...

    Speaking on ways of integrating South Asia for improving the plight of people at the 8th Sustainable Development Conference here on Thursday, he said political, economic and social integration of the entire region would help reduce poverty...

  • Global trade talks open with call to fight poverty

    NAIROBI: Global trade talks opened on Tuesday with host Kenya highlighting their role in combating poverty, and urging African nations to diversify their economies...

    “This conference will boost trade and investment, create employment and ultimately contribute to poverty eradication,” he said in a welcome message...

  • $52 million project launched to reduce poverty in Balochistan

    The main focus of the programme is to support the Balochistan government in reducing the negative impact of economic deprivation, poverty and social inequality and empower resilient communities to actively participate in identifying and implementing socio-economic development activities on sustainable basis in partnership with local authorities...

    They appreciated efforts of BRSP, NRSP and RSPN for their contribution in reducing...

  • Call for use of livestock to reduce poverty in developing countries

    HYDERABAD: Experts called for improving food and nutritional security and reducing poverty in the developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock...

    Delivering a presentation, ILRI team leader and country representative Prof Mohammad Nawaz Ibrahim said the ILRI’s capacity building and research objectives would cover improvements of value chains and market access, and increase productivity...

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