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    Survey On Beggary In Pakistan Triluma

  • Drive against beggary begins today

    RAWALPINDI: The Punjab Child Protection Bureau (CPB) in collaboration with the City District Government Rawalpindi and the police is launching a campaign against beggary in the garrison city on Tuesday...

    Destitute children involved in beggary would be taken into custody and shifted to the Child Protection Bureau,” said Saba Sadiq, the chairperson of the bureau, at a press briefing on Monday...

  • Sindh cabinet imposes ban on child beggary

    KARACHI: The Sindh cabinet has imposed a ban on child beggary and directed the social welfare department to pick up children begging at traffic intersections and in streets and rehabilitate them at welfare centres...

    The items on the agenda included a progress report on fixing price of wheat crop, discussion on a report about the existing legal provision on beggary, tariff differential subsidy to new captive power plants, constitution...

  • Pakistan in the most active quake zone, says US Geological Survey

    WASHINGTON: A reverse faulting at immediate depths about 210 km below the Hindu Kush Range in north-eastern Afghanistan caused Monday’s earthquake in the Pak-Afghan region, according to the US Geological Survey...

    Active faults and their resultant earthquakes in northern Pakistan and adjacent parts of India and Afghanistan are the direct result of convergence between the South Asian and Eurasia plates...

  • Army the most trustworthy institution in Pakistan, survey reveals

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Army has emerged as the most trustworthy institution in the country, a survey carried out by the Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (Pildat) said Tuesday...

    The same survey recognised Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as the most popular political leader in Pakistan with an approval rating of 75 per cent...

  • Global survey paints gloomy picture of Pakistan economy

    LAHORE: Economic conditions remain uncertain in Pakistan despite businesses benefiting from a series of aggressive rate cuts since the late 2014, says the latest Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) 2016...

    “In Pakistan, economic sentiment is being hurt by ongoing security problems, with business confidence in Q1 remaining low compared with most of last year and compared with its sub-continent neighbours,” says the GECS from the...

  • Pakistan consumer confidence dips in third quarter: survey

    KARACHI: Consumer confidence in Pakistan dropped by three points in the third quarter, according to a survey conducted by a global performance management company, with job security being the biggest or second-biggest concern for a third of respondents...

    Pakistan’s confidence, which had been on the rise since 2008 and reached its highest level in the first two quarters of this year, dropped to 101 in July-September from 104 in the...

  • Pakistan has 'serious' hunger level: survey

    ROME: Pakistan has been ranked as a country with "serious" hunger level with 22 per cent of its population undernourished on the 2016 Global Hunger Index released Tuesday...

    Placed 107 in a ranking of 118 developing countries, Pakistan performed worse than most of its South Asian neighbours in eliminating hunger...

  • Survey: What is half of Pakistan thinking?

    Women make up 44 per cent of Pakistan’s 105,955,409 registered voters for the 2018 elections...

    This is because the Election Commission of Pakistan, along with other government institutions and civil society organisations, has recently undertaken serious efforts to close the gender gap in voter registration...

  • Looming water crisis biggest risk for Pakistan economy: WEF survey

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s ease-of-doing business is likely to be affected in the coming decade as the $300 billion economy struggles to mitigate imminent risks, according to a report released by the World Economic Forum (WEF)...

    The risks were identified after the WEF carried out an ‘Executive Opinion Survey’ between January and June...

  • Manpower survey of police stations ordered

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad police chief has ordered a survey to determine the manpower strength of the 22 police stations in the capital...

    On the direction of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Tahir Alam Khan, trainee assistant superintendents of police (ASPs) have been given the task to carry out the survey, officials in the department told Dawn...

  • ‘Access to Finance’ survey launched

    This was said by State Bank of Pakistan Governor Ashraf Mahmood Wathra on Tuesday at the launch of ‘Access to Finance (A2F) Survey 2015’...

    SBP initiated the A2F Survey 2015 to assess the state of financial access and usage in the country...

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