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  • Australia claims foiling ‘terror plot’ to bring down aeroplane

    SYDNEY: Australia has foiled an Islamist-inspired terrorist plot to bring down an aircraft with an improvised explosive device, authorities said on Sunday, after four people were arrested in raids across Sydney...

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plot appeared to be “elaborate” rather than planned by a lone wolf, as security was strengthened at major domestic and international airports across the nation
  • Media in Pakistan more independent, less responsible: study

    KARACHI: The Institute of Business Management (IoBM), in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), released a study on Thursday analysing the Media Responsibility and Independence Index (MRII) in Pakistan...

    While the journalists across the country often claim that the media does not enjoy its desired independence and liberty, the outcome of the study reveals otherwise...

  • War in Pakistan, Afghanistan since 2001 has killed 149,000: study

    KABUL: A new study says civilian and military casualties in Afghanistan and Pakistan total almost 149,000 people killed, with 162,000 seriously wounded...

    The study, called Costs of War and produced by Brown University's Watson Institute for International Studies, looks at war-related deaths, injuries and displacement in Afghanistan and Pakistan from 2001 to last year, when international combat troops left Afghanistan...

  • Wars in Pakistan and Afghanistan have left 150,000 dead: study

    WASHINGTON: The wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan have left nearly 150,000 soldiers and civilians dead since 2001, a new US study estimates...

    Another 162,000 have been wounded since the US-led offensive that toppled the Taliban government in Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks, says the study by the Costs of War Project, based at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University...

  • Study shows how to run successful anti-polio campaign in Pakistan

    KARACHI: Pakistan, like the rest of the world, can effectively address the challenges posed by polio, especially in its conflict-hit areas, by introducing community-based strategies and integrating campaigns aimed at eradicating polio with maternal health services and routine immunisation...

    Titled “Community engagement and integrated health and polio immunisation campaigns in conflict-affected areas of Pakistan: a cluster randomised...

  • Pakistan may study other fighter aircraft options, US told

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has conveyed to the United States that it does not have the money to buy F-16 jets from its resources and has cautioned that if the stalemate over funding is not resolved it may consider buying some other fighter aircraft to meet its needs...

    Initially, the deal for the sale of eight F-16s to Pakistan was to be partially funded through the Foreign Military Financing (FMF) with the US providing $430 million, while...

  • Superbug typhoid strain behind Pakistan outbreak: study

    LONDON: An outbreak of typhoid fever in Pakistan is being caused by an extensively drug resistant “superbug” strain, a sign that treatment options for the bacterial disease are running out, scientists said on Tuesday...

    An outbreak of drug-resistant typhoid that began in Hyderabad in Pakistan in November 2016 is still spreading, according to experts from Aga Khan University who worked with the Sanger team...

  • Women legislators’ role diminishing in Pakistan: study

    KARACHI: A research study shared with Sindh lawmakers at a dialogue on Tuesday revealed that in the present assemblies, the National Assembly in particular, the participation of women in the most important parliamentary institution ie committee system, had declined compared with the term ending in 2013...

    The key findings and recommendations derived from the research study contemplating the ‘Male legislators’ attitude towards the...

  • Illegal trade in wildlife rife across Pakistan, says study

    KARACHI: A recent study, compiled through undercover surveys of 55 markets in 23 cities across Pakistan, has revealed that a majority of species/animal derivatives on sale at these markets are listed within the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s Red List of threatened species...

    The study found that Karachi hosted the highest number of markets and shops...

  • Closing gender gap to boost Pakistan’s GDP by 30pc: IMF study

    WASHINGTON: Closing the gender gap could boost GDP in Pakistan by 30 per cent, says a report the Inter­national Monetary Fund (IMF) released on Friday...

    The report — Pursuing Women’s Economic Empo­wer­ment — also appreciates Pakistan’s policy of using conditional cash transfers to increase female school enrolment, noting that “empirical evidence suggests educational attainment correlates positively with female labour force...

  • Native Americans’ ancestors left Siberia 23,000 years ago: study

    “Our study presents the most comprehensive picture of the genetic prehistory of the Americas to date,” said Maanasa Raghavan, one of the study’s lead authors...

    The second study showed that, surprisingly, some Amazonians descend from forefathers more closely related to the indigenous peoples of Australia, New Guinea and the Andaman Islands than present-day fellow Native Americans...

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