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17 years and no census in Pakistan — A country running on guesswork

17 years and no census in Pakistan — A country running on guesswork

Every sensible parent knows that the timely and frequent measurements of their newborn’s height and weight is essential for the child’s mental and physical development. A national Census is no different. Conducted at regular intervals, a census allows governments, businesses, and others to take stock of the socio-economic health of the nation. Without Census data,

Life under the big top

The Lucky Irani Circus is Pakistan’s best known travelling shows. Generations of Pakistanis have grown up being dazzled by the acrobats, fire throwers, clowns and other acts. For the artists, the circus is a life of travelling from town to town, learning new exciting tricks and entertaining crowds. Among them are those who ran away

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