Pakistan had the highest rate of stillbirths in 2015 making it the worst performer out of 186 countries, a quintet of studies published by The Lancet on Tuesday reveals.
The medical journal says Pakistan has 43.1 stillbirths per 1,000 total births ? a rate higher than that in Nigeria, Chad, Niger, Guinea-Bissau, Somalia, Djibouti, Central . . . → Read More: Highest Stillbirths rate; Pakistan tops the list
(By Agi Victor) The Pakistan High Commission in Nigeria has pledged to assist the federal government in the promotion of global peace and security.
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India is set to overtake China and become the world’s most populous country in less than a decade — six years sooner than previously forecast, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
Fast-growing Nigeria is on course to outstrip the United States by about 2050 to become the country with the third largest population, the United . . . → Read More: Warning bells for India as population boom persists
PESHAWAR: At least seven people were killed and nine others were injured in an explosion near a police mobile van which was on its way for security duty for polio immunisation workers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Charsadda district on Wednesday.
The dead included six policemen and a bystander child.
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Pakistan would become the 18th largest economy in the world by 2050 with a GDP of US$ 3.33 trillion, predicted economist Jim O’Neill.
Currently, Pakistan is the 44th largest economy in the world with a GDP of US$ 225.14 billion.
. . . → Read More: Pakistan can jump from 44th to 18th largest economy by 2050
A couple was detained for taking Kinder Surprise eggs into the U.S. Here are 10 other strange contraband items around the world
A couple has been detained crossing into the United States from Canada after trying to enter with … candies of non-nutritive quality.
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By Humayon Dar
Overseas students, also known as international students, contribute immensely to many western economies, which have an open access policy to their higher education. It is estimated that overseas students bring about £5 billion annually to the UK in terms of tuition fees and living expenses.
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The Drug Enforcement Cell of Pakistan Customs claimed to have seized 17 kilograms of fine quality heroin concealed in a garment consignment booked for Nigeria and arrested two men.
. . . → Read More: Pakistan Customs arrests 2 men involved in smuggling 17 kilograms of heroin to Nigeria
High food prices have crunched incomes of the poor and have helped spark instability and violence around the world
ISLAMABAD – Pakistan is among the 21 nations, facing food deficiencies due to high prices while around 36 percent of the country’s population is undernourished, showed a new interactive map published by Oxfam on Wednesday.
. . . → Read More: 36 percent Pakistanis found to be undernourished: Oxfam