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How a beggar reached to a Iran bound flight?

Who rigs polls in Pakistan and how?

Malala's unseen controversial pictures at Oxford University

Guns on Pakistan shoulder: The Price of Mullah Fazullah's death

Hodeidah and the Saudi Coalition’s Deliberate Starvation of Yemen

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poverty


Power, wealth monopoly immersing Saudi Arabia in poverty

1396/12/6 | 20:38
  Despite the fact that Saudi Arabia is the world’s largest oil producer with daily production of over 10 million barrels, many people in the Persian Gulf Arab state are living in poverty. Huge military purchases, including a $110 billion arms deal with the US, ambitious projects like Crown Prince bin Salman’s high-tech city dubbed Neom, struggling to promote Saudi Arabia as a strong and wealthy monarchy, and lavish trips of thr Royal family members are hiding genuine conditions of life of the Saudi people. In fact, such a de luxe ...

One-third of Israelis live in poverty, reveals new report

1396/9/22 | 20:38
  About one-third of Israeli citizens live below the official poverty line, the Latet organisation’s Alternative Poverty Report revealed on Monday, Arabs48.com said yesterday. Those caught in the poverty trap include around one million children.   According to the report, 2.5m Israelis are classed as poor; that’s 29.1 per cent of the population. The figure is made up of 1.46m adults and 1.06m children; one in every three children is poor.   Latet, which runs the largest food distribution network for the poor in Israel, ...

Poverty leads Yemen boy to commit suicide

1396/6/9 | 20:38
A 12-year-old Yemeni boy has hung himself because his family couldn’t afford new clothes for Eid, the New Arab reported.   Ammar Mohamed Ali was found dead on the roof of his family home in the city of Ta’iz. Sadiq Abdullah Al-Qubati, a neighbour told the news site that Ali was heartbroken that Eid was on its way and that he didn’t have new clothes or an animal to sacrifice. The war in Yemen had left Ammar’s father in a difficult financial condition leaving him unable to purchase new clothes for his children.     Impoverished ...

Acute poverty: Pakistan’s increasing inegalitarianism rings alarm bells

1395/6/17 | 20:38
Four out of 10 Pakistanis are living in acute poverty with the population of Balochistan faring the worst among the provinces, according to Pakistan’s first-ever official report on multidimensional poverty. Pakistan has set zero poverty goal much before the year 2030, as the reduction of multidimensional poverty is one of the core objectives of Pakistan’s Vision 2025,” Federal Minister for Planning Development and Reforms said this while launching the first ever official report on multidimensional poverty. At the provincial level, it is not ...

The living dead: Pakistan’s one third population below poverty line

1395/1/23 | 20:38
 The government has readjusted the country’s poverty line to bring the headcount in line with prevailing socioeconomic conditions and has officially recognised that three out of every ten citizens are poor – a ratio that was earlier just one out of ten. In absolute terms, 59 million are now being recognised as poor against the earlier figure of 20 million. Ministers of planning and finance on Thursday unveiled a new methodology in the presence of international development partners to calculate the percentage of people living below the ...

Measuring poverty: What panacea Govt has to end slaying poverty?

1394/12/25 | 20:38
 In a bid to present a more realistic figure, the government has decided to change the methodology of measuring poverty, which is likely to increase the percentage of people living below the poverty line from the current estimate of 8% to as high as 30% of the total population. The government on Friday discussed the possibility of including non-food items like availability of education and health facilities in its calculations while working out the new poverty level in the country. The Ministry of Finance and the Planning Commission have decided ...

Poor quality of life : South Asia's quest for weapons leave masses hugry

1394/11/10 | 20:38
Despite relatively good economic growth backed by economic reforms, liberalisation of financial institutions and the globalisation of trade and commerce, the South Asia has not used the generated resources to alleviate widespread poverty and hunger and improve the deficient health and education services. Where positive employment generation, better food security and a remarkable success in women’s advancement follow a higher macro economic growth, concerns about the quality and nature of work, unequal access to food and persisting social and ...

Poverty ridden farmers: Pakistan agriculture sector need to revamp

1394/9/2 | 20:38
The global economic recession has badly affected Pakistan’s economy and increased poverty levels. As such practical measures and steps from the government are sorely needed. Poverty in Pakistan is due to failed economic, political, social and legal processes and the institutions’ inability to achieve objectives. The pattern of poverty in the country is complex varying between the agricultural and non-farm sectors, between provinces and within provinces, and between ethnic and tribal groups. The agricultural sector is the largest employer in ...

WB report on Pakistan poverty: Is it a statistic manipulation?

1394/8/7 | 20:38
 Pakistan has made an impressive progress in reducing absolute poverty and improving shared prosperity, but despite the progress, an estimated 23 million people, 13% of the population, live on an amount between $1.25 and $1.50 per day, World Bank (WB) reported.Reviewing the country’s performance, WB said in its recent report that the proportion of the population below the national poverty rate has fallen from 34.7% in Financial Year 2002 (FY02) to an estimated 12.4% in FY11. But, future efforts are needed to improve poverty monitoring and ...