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Pakistan facing stark disparities in literacy levels: UNDP

Pakistan facing stark disparities in literacy levels: UNDP

Bilawal Bhutto says improving national literacy rate was the joint responsibility of both government and the society The 52nd International Literacy Day was celebrated across the world on September 8, 2018 with

NDMA facing financial crises

Amid disasters, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is facing an acute financial crisis, as its officials cannot even visit the flood-hit areas without being sponsored by foreign organisations. Sources said the

Robinho facing chop as Brazil ponder changes

Brazil’s Robinho appears to be fighting for a starting place as coach Mano Menezes ponders his options for Saturday’s Copa America showdown with Paraguay. Robinho flopped – though so did his teammates

Pak-US relations facing biggest crisis since 9/11

LONDON – Bitter disputes over covert CIA activities and drone attacks inside Pakistan, lack of progress over peace talks in Afghanistan, and rising Islamist-led opposition to the presence of foreign forces in the region are fuelling the biggest crisis in US-Pakistan relations since the 9/11 attacks, reports “The Guardian” quoting Pakistani politicians and other security related officials.
Pakistan is seen by Washington and London as a vital ally in the “war on terror”, while the

Capital city facing acute water shortage

ISLAMABAD – Capital city is facing acute water shortage as the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has so far failed to supply 150 million gallons per day (MGD) to meet the daily needs of over one million consumers.
“CDA only has the capacity to supply 60 MGD, 40 percent of which goes to waste because of outdated supply lines. The wastage is equivalent to the total storage of Simly Dam,” a CDA senior official confided to Pakistan Today.
He said the federal government had so

Judiciary facing backlog of 1.35m cases

ISLAMABAD – The entire judiciary of Pakistan is facing a backlog of 1.355869 million (13, 55, 869) cases of different nature. According to statistics, 20,539 cases are pending before the Supreme Court. 1,812 cases are pending before the Federal Shariat Court, 1, 29800 cases are pending before the Lahore High Court while the Sindh High Court has a backlog of 39461 cases.
The number of pending cases before the Peshawar High Court is 18283. Similarly 5662 cases are under

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