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Coronavirus
LOW Source: covid.gov.pk
Pakistan Deaths
28,344
1624hr
Pakistan Cases
1,267,393
56724hr
1.45% positivity
Sindh
466,945
Punjab
438,636
Balochistan
33,159
Islamabad
106,615
KPK
177,240

poverty

Blame game

Blame game

EDITORIAL: Inter-ministerial coordination and cooperation, the hallmark of smooth government functioning, appears to...
Published 06 Oct, 2021 04:17am
Opinion

Tackling poverty

One of the key questions today is what has happened to the incidence of poverty in 2020-21, a year which is new...
Published 29 Jun, 2021 03:24am
India contributed to nearly 60% of the global rise in poverty in 2020: Study
World

India contributed to nearly 60% of the global rise in poverty in 2020: Study

  • According to a recent study, an estimated 131 million people were thrust into poverty in 2020, as the global economic slump caused by the pandemic has shrunk the world's middle class population.
  • A large driver of this rising poverty appears to be the South Asian region, which “is estimated to have added nearly double the amount of people to the ranks of the globally poor as sub-Saharan Africa in the pandemic".
Updated 29 Mar, 2021 04:53pm
Editorials

The population bomb

EDITORIAL: That about four percent of all newborns that came into the world on New Year’s Day were born in ...
Updated 08 Jan, 2021 03:30am