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  • Rain affects voter turnout

    Rain on a presidential election day decreases voter turnout not only in the current election but also during future elections, suggesting that voting today is associated with voting in the future, according to a study by Thomas Fujiwara and Tom Vogl at Princeton and Kyle Meng at the University of California, Santa Barbara...

    Matching daily weather data with county-level US presidential election returns from 1952 to 2012, they found...

  • Dullest election day so far in Karachi with voter turnout at historic low

    KARACHI: It could be termed the dullest election day of the city’s traditionally rich electoral history with voter turnout as low as barely 11 and nine per cent when residents of Azizabad and PIB Colony went to the polls to cast vote in by-elections for PS-106 and 117 on Thursday...

    The administration had taken tight security measures for the day but below par arrangements by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and frequent...

  • Islamabad’s three constituencies see 58pc voter turnout

    ISLAMABAD: There was a 58pc turnout in the elections in the three constituencies of the federal capital, with 445,827 residents of the city exercising their right to vote...

    Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) data shows that out of the total polled votes, PTI received 214,526 in the three constituencies, amounting to 48...

  • Statistics minister rejects Sindh's objections to census results

    The federal government on Wednesday rejected Sindh's objections on the recently released results of the national, with Minister for Statistics Kamran Michael asking critics to take their objections to the Council of Common Interest (CCI)...

    He claimed that the statistics gathered by civilian and armed officials are the same...

  • Wah Cantt election statistics reveal interesting trends

    TAXILA: The statistics from the Cantonment Board elections in Wah, shared by the local election commission, have revealed that some interesting new records were set in the polls...

    The statistics, available with Dawn, reveal that despite the fact the local government elections were held after a gap of 17 years, the participation was lacklustre...

  • Alarming statistics of dementia

    LAHORE: Alzheimer’s Pakistan organized a seminar on the ‘Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Dementia at a local hotel here on Saturday...

    Among others Dr Yasmin Raashid, patron, Alzheimer’s Pakistan, Dr Hussain Jafri, secretary general, Dr Ali Hashmi, Dr Yasmin Ehsan and Dr Shahdia Batool atttended the seminar...

  • Statistics show marked drop in terrorist attacks

    WASHINGTON: There has been a marked reduction in terrorist attacks and deaths in Pakistan in 2015, but terrorists seem to have become more lethal as the ratio of deaths per attack has increased...

    The statistics from a comparative study of the US State Department’s country reports on terrorism for 2014 and 2015 also show a greater decrease in the number of people injured in these attacks...

  • Top statistics body fails to fix census timeline

    ISLAMABAD: The governing council of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Saturday failed to come up with a timeline for holding the much-awaited population and housing census in the country...

    Agriculture census 2017 will be conducted and data on price statistics will be collected through Android technology using tablets, which will significantly curtail the time lag in data processing...

  • PML-N challenges official statistics of Covid-19 cases

    ISLAMABAD: Stating that the coronavirus cases are under-reported in the country, the main opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has challenged the official figures and data and claimed that the number of Covid-19 patients has crossed the six-digit mark in the country...

    Government accused of leading Pakistan into ‘irreversible disaster’PML-N vice president and former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said the government...

  • Initial voter lists put on display at 100 offices

    KARACHI: With the display of initial voter lists at the offices of assistant registration officers, the preparations for holding local bodies elections in Sindh on Sept 20 entered their second phase on Tuesday...

    The newly enlisted voters could verify their names till July 27 and if there is any anomaly could get it rectified by submitting the form available with the AROs while those already enlisted in the voter lists could get...

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