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  • 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...

  • STATISTICS: THE KARACHI-LAHORE CENSUS CONUNDRUM

    Pakistan has experienced political controversy over every census, and the last one in 1998 saw many communities complaining of deliberate undercounting and political machinations...

    Those two figures are, of course, not reconcilable: the former is a ridiculous overestimation but happens to be the right kind of exaggeration that gains ground amongst the populace because of the element of pride (fifth largest city in the world, etc),...

  • 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...

    It has allocated the required funds, procured the data processing equipment and made logistic arrangements...

  • 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...

  • 100m Pakistanis without a bank account, says World Bank

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is home to 100 million adults without a bank account, with 13 per cent adults citing religious concerns as a reason for not having account at a financial institution, a World Bank report on the use of financial services revealed...

    The ‘Global Findex Database’ said high costs turned out to be at least as important as religious concerns in each of the economies — cited by 21pc in Pakistan and 19pc in Turkey...

  • Bank heists, motorbike thefts increase in Karachi despite operation, police data shows

    KARACHI: The ‘Karachi operation’ launched almost three years ago has yet to ensure durable peace and stability in the city as the figures of criminal activities and observations of senior police officials indicated that motorbike thefts and bank heists were on the rise, while the Rangers-led exercise had hardly made any major impact on the number of kidnapping for ransom cases this year, it emerged on Thursday...

    In fact, they said,...

  • Chinese man held by FIA for stealing data from bank ATM

    KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested a Chinese national, stated to be a young man, for allegedly stealing data from a private bank with skimming devices at one of its ATM facilities, it emerged on Saturday...

    Sources said the arrest came after the bank management approached the FIA for its assistance when they observed suspicious activity of two foreigners at their Plaza Square branch...

  • Accord with Switzerland to share Pakistanis' bank data will bring transparency: Qureshi

    Speaking to reporters in his native Multan at a wide-ranging press conference, the minister said the government welcomes the accord under which Switzerland has agreed to provide "several kinds of information" to Pakistan...

    "If they (Switzerland) share information with us it will improve Pakistan's accountability process and a hurdle will be created in corruption's path in the country," he added...

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