Why we need a census

Dr Maleeha Lodhi

Counting the population has been an intensely contentious and challenging affair in Pakistan. The last census was held in 1998. Since then preparations have occasionally been undertaken to hold the sixth census, but they turned out to be false starts.

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Pakistan-Afghanistan: conference concludes the only way to move forward

Participants of a two-day conference on Pakistan-Afghanistan relations called upon the leadership of the two countries to initiate trust building process and join hands in combating the security threat that has become a constant headache for the region.

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Institutionalized Hatred

On April 3rd 2011 suicide bombers hit the Shrine of Syed Ahmad Sakhi Sarwar. The blasts occurred on Sunday during the 942nd Urs (death anniversary) of the Saint and left more than 100 people injured. There were three suicide bombers but out of the three, one of the bombers was unsuccessful in his bid to bring . . . → Read More: Institutionalized Hatred

Education: Why YOU should help

Here’s what you can do for Pakistani children .. this year

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