When Mr Balfour replied to the allegations that the Roman Empire sank under the weight of its military obligations, he said that this was 'wholly unhistorical.' He might well have added that the Roman power was at its zenith when every citizen acknowledged his liability to fight for the State, but that it began to decline
as soon as this obligation was no longer recognized."--Pall Mall Gazette, 15th May 1906.
With regard to the proposed marriage, Lady Lydiard casts no doubt on Miss Pink's perfect sincerity and good faith; but, at the same time, she positively declines
to believe that Mr.
According to Economic Survey released here on Thursday Pakistan's poverty headcount has witnessed a persistent decline
both at national and regional levels.
However, it blocked the release of province based data of poverty reduction due to steep decline
in poverty in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
'Targeted poverty reduction programmes like BISP, relative political stability, peace and tranquility, strong recovery from low GDP growth rate of 1.7 percent in 2008-09 to 4.5 percent in 2015-16, continued higher inflows of remittances especially from Middle East which are destined to relatively poor families and above all a more inclusive characteristics of economic growth, are some of the important causes that can be attributed to a significant decline
in the poverty headcount since 2005-06,' the report said.
Global composite renewal rates have been on the decline
since February 2013.
The report showed a decline
in passenger car units by 44% during the same months, recording sales of 6,800 cars, compared to 12,200 units in June 2016.
According to trade figures, raw cotton export declined to $74.427 million during July-February 2015-16 from $139.337 million from the same period of last fiscal year, reflecting a decline
of 46.58%, cotton yarn declined to $895.841 million from $1.333 billion, which reflects a decline
of 32.80%, while cotton cloth export declined to $1.486 billion from $1.664 billion reporting around 10.69% decline
This represents a decline
of 13 points y/y and a decline
of 21.8 points m/m as revealed by the Namibia Statistics Agency.
Hedge funds posted the first monthly decline
for 2013 in June, ending a streak of seven consecutive months of gains, the longest run of positive performance seen by the industry since 2011, according to data released today by HFR
Residential property prices (houses and apartments) continued the downward path in the first quarter of 2013, recording a decline
for 13 consecutive quarters.
This is attributed to the decline
in the price of foodstuffs, beverage and tobacco, which represent 30% of the relative importance 0.7% compared to the previous month.