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    Problems Of Rural Life In Pakistan Today

  • Roads to bring about positive change in rural life, says CM

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says the Khadim-i-Punjab Rural Roads Programme will cost Rs150 billion to repair and rehabilitate roads in rural areas across the province...

    He told members of the Punjab Assembly on Saturday the phased programme would change the living standards of rural masses...

  • House call 2.0: Women GPs bring remote care to rural Pakistan

    Healthcare in rural Pakistan and the careers of women doctors are being revolutionised as internet access grows across the country, allowing people with limited mobility because of geography or culture to interact online...

    Women doctors more than 1,500 kilometres to the south in the port of Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, face their own challenges, with their careers often put on ice once they marry and become mothers in the...

  • Teachers’ salaries crux of problems in Pakistan: Unesco

    ISLAMABAD: Low quality learning outcomes around the world are often blamed on teachers, however, in Pakistan the level of teacher salaries has been identified as the crux of educational problems, according to a report released by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco)...

    The Global Education Monitoring Report 2017-18 released by Unesco on Tuesday claimed that Pakistan used test scores as part of...

  • CPEC won’t create environmental problems for Pakistan: China envoy

    ISLAMABAD: Chinese Ambassa­dor Sun Weidong on Wednesday underscored the importance of Pakistan’s role in promoting China’s ‘Belt and Road’ initiative as he sought to dispel ‘myths’ about the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project...

    “China and Pakistan can play a major role in promoting the Belt and Road initiative as all-weather strategic cooperative partners...

  • Amir’s return will create problems for Pakistan: Inzamam

    Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has advised the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to keep tainted pacer Mohammad Amir away from the national team...

    “I don't think it would be a good idea to allow either Amir or the two other players involved in the spot-fixing scandal back into the Pakistan team,” Inzamam said in an interview to NDTV...

  • Corruption, tax rates major problems in Pakistan: report

    ISLAMABAD: Ranking 126 among140 countries in the Global Competi­tiveness Index, Pakistan faces corruption and tax rates as the most problematic factors for doing business, a new report published by the Davos-based World Economic Forum said on Wednesday...

    According to the Global Competitive Report 2015-2016, Pakistan jumped three spots to number 126 out of 140 economies on the Global Competitiveness Index...

  • ‘China will never own Pakistan’s problems’

    ISLAMABAD: China has its own vision, and given its issues with the United States and India, it would never own Pakistan’s problems and Pakistan needs to address its internal issues...

    “World is moving towards a very dangerous future and problems are increasing for international community,” he said...

  • Puranay problems that Naya Pakistan has to deal with

    Pakistan has never really faced this scale of economic problems, so the leadership coming to power is being dealt an unfair hand...

    The reason we are going on an IMF programme again is because our economy is not doing well enough due to our last finance minister bungling Pakistan’s fiscal and monetary policies...

  • 'Confidence crisis' behind Pakistan's problems, Arthur admits

    Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has admitted that his team is going through a "confidence crisis" that is threatening to derail his team's Asia Cup 2018 campaign...

    "While batting has been an age-old headache for Pakistan, their usually dependably bowling unit's no-show is a new-found concern, which disappointed Arthur more...

  • Probe against Danish as problems mount for Pakistan at World Cup

    BHUBANESWAR: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has initiated an inquiry against Pakistan hockey team’s assistant coach Danish Kaleem for breaching security protocol, adding to the list of off-field issues plaguing the former world champions at the ongoing World Cup in Bhubaneswar...

    With the World Cup nearing halfway stage, Pakistan’s campaign is getting from bad to worse due to a host of issues, which includes an injury blow...

  • Rural roads plan a ‘game changer’: Shahbaz

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says a major programme of construction and rehabilitation of rural roads has been started which will be a ‘game changer’ for the rural economy...

    He was presiding over a high-level meeting here on Sunday which reviewed in detail the pace of Khadim-i-Punjab Rural Roads Programme, says a handout...

  • Rural development

    People from rural areas migrate when they see abundance of facilities in cities...

    The main causes of poverty in the rural areas are the skewed land distribution,and an unequal distribution of wealth...

  • Rural Sindh appears poorest among all: SBP

    KARACHI: The recent banking data released by the State Bank identifies rural population of Sindh as the poorest among all provinces except Balochistan...

    The Statistical Bulletin-November 2017 issued by the State Bank provides urban and rural personal deposits of all provinces including Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), etc, till June 30...

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