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  • Pakistan should benefit from its strategic location, says World Bank MD

    ISLAMABAD: The chief operating officer and managing director of World Bank, Sri Mulyani Indrawati, underscored the importance of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), saying “Pakistan should effectively take benefit of its strategic location for achieving economic objectives"...

    The World Bank MD said Pakistan has shown great economic progress during the last few years due to the right steps taken by the government; however, she...

  • Exact location of Raiwind sit-in not decided: PTI

    LAHORE: As the Pakistan Peoples Party and the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid have opposed the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s plan to stage a sit-in outside the prime minister’s Raiwind residence on Sept 24, the PTI has said that it will not lay siege to the premier’s house and will announce the ‘exact location’ of the sit-in in a few days...

    Dr Tahirul Qadri’s Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) also has not yet decided to participate in the PTI’s...

  • Saudi officials who killed Jamal Khashoggi must reveal location of body: Erdogan

    The Saudi officials who killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi in their Istanbul consulate must reveal the location of his body, Turkey's president said on Friday in remarks that were sharply critical of the kingdom's handling of the case...

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also said Saudi Arabia's chief prosecutor will arrive in Turkey on Sunday as part of the investigation and will meet with Turkish counterparts...

  • Transgender population to be counted in population census for first time

    For the first time in the history of Pakistan, the country's transgender community will be included in the national population census...

    The Lahore High Court on Monday instructed the federal government, National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) and the interior ministry to include the transgender community in the census while hearing a petition filed by a transgender individual Waqar Ali in November 2016...

  • Population and security

    POPULATION explosion, though missing from the country’s policy discourse, presents one of the most serious threats to our national security...

    There may not be a simple causal relationship between demography and security, but evidence shows that high population growth is a major destabilising factor in the least developed countries...

  • Population and security

    POPULATION explosion, though missing from the country’s policy discourse, presents one of the most serious threats to our national security...

    There may not be a simple causal relationship between demography and security, but evidence shows that high population growth is a major destabilising factor in the least developed countries...

  • Pakistan's population has ballooned to 207.8m, provisional census results show

    Pakistan's population has surged to 207...

    The sixth population census in Pakistan, finally carried out by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) earlier this year after a gap of nearly two decades, reveals an acceleration in the population growth rate of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), even as growth in Punjab and Sindh has slowed compared to previous results...

  • Uncontrolled population growth termed major threat to Pakistan

    UMERKOT: Uncontrolled population growth is a major threat to Pakistan while absence of prior consultations and institutional set-up, highly centralised approach, inadequate progress measurement and monitoring mechanism are the key factors for the failure and poor implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)...

    It was organised by a local NGO in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme...

  • Pakistan’s population to exceed 300m by 2050: UN

    ISLAMABAD: New projections released by the United Nations say Pakistan is among six of the 10 largest countries in the world whose population has been projected to exceed 300 million by 2050...

    At present, the country’s population has been estimated to be around 190m...

  • Begamai rice a major crop and popular dish of Swat

    MINGORA: Begamai rice is one of the most popular dishes of Swat, but it has its own story that when and how the crop got its name in the scenic valley...

    The rice was named after a respectable lady, Begum Bilqees Effandi, who had brought its seeds from Afghanistan in 1949 and cultivated it at Bagh Dherai area in Swat for the first time...

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