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Rising Disposable Incomes of Pakistani Families

Talking about household disposable incomes in South Asia, there were 1.8 million Pakistani households (7.55% of all households) and 7.9 mil…

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0 Nov 14, 2012

Role of Pakistani Diaspora

Here's an excerpt of an interesting Overseas Indian Affairs Ministry paper regarding Indian diaspora: In the theatre of development, the co…

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0 Oct 23, 2012

Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Economic Vision 2012

Here's Pakistan'sExpress Tribune on PTI's Economic Vision: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) announced its Economic Policy Vision on Friday in…

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0 Aug 26, 2012

Pakistan Economy

The Planning Commission has been charged with developing growth policy and managing the Public Sector Development Program (PSDP). The Frame…

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0 Jan 11, 2012

Inspiring Story of a Hazara Student From Rural Balochistan at Harvard University

Over the last two decades, Pakistan has continued to offer much greater upward economic and social mobility to its citizens than neighborin…

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0 Sep 8, 2011

Pakistani Company Tops Blackberry App Sales

The Lahore-based and Five Rivers Technologies made it to the number one spot across all categories on BlackBerry’s AppWorld on Au…

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1 Aug 27, 2011
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Pakistan Independence Day 2011 at PACC San Jose, CA

When: Sunday, August 14 2011 4-6:30PM Where: PACC 1590 Oakland Road, Suite B-213, San Jose, CA, 95131 Celebrate Pakistan’s Independence Day…

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0 Aug 10, 2011

Team Pakistan at Athens Special Olympics Wins 56 Medals

Pakistan's special Olympic athletes at Athens have brought home more medals (56 medals including 17 golds, 25 silvers and 14 bronzes) than…

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0 Jul 4, 2011

Young Pakistani Girl Students Win Intel Science Award

Dawn report on two young Pakistani girls who won Intel Science Award: LOS ANGELES: Young Pakistani students used Nanotechnology to clean p…

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0 May 19, 2011

Pakistan Maintains Lead in Teledensity in South Asia

Here is the latest teledensity data from ITU : Both Pakistan (50/100) and Bhutan (37/100) are ahead of India (29/100) in mobile. India mig…

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0 Oct 28, 2009


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    US Census: Pakistani-Americans Are Young, Well-educated and Prosperous

    Over half a million Pakistani-Americans constitute the 7th largest Asian ethnic group in the United States. Pakistani-Americans are young, well-educated and prosperous. Median age for Pakistani-Americans is 31.7 years. 60% have at least a bachelor's degree. Their median household income is $87,510 a year.  The graph below shows that immigration into the United…


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    Pakistan-Origin Muslim Actor Riz Ahmad Leads Campaign to Make Hollywood More Inclusive

    “With all my privilege and profile, I often wonder if this is going to be the year they round us up, if this is the year they’re going to put Trump’s Muslim registry into action, if this is going to be the year they ship us all off,” Riz Ahmad said back in 2019 at Creative Artists Agency's Amplify Conference. “The representation of Muslims on screen — that feeds the policies that get enacted, the people that get killed, the countries that get invaded.”…


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