Category Archives: Pakistan

Pakistan: A New History (Columbia/Hurst)

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Daily newspapers–most of them with very small circulations—are published in Urdu, English, and a few other languages. Coats and ties may be worn year round in the office, although they are not required. International exploration and development companies would, if they could, flock to Baluchistan, which is believed to possess massive reserves, particularly of natural gas. It is easy to understand why Pakistan might feel insecure.

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South Asian Crisis, 1971: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh (Study

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It must also be emphasized that during any given year there are approximately 10,000 Pakistani nationals studying abroad at American colleges and universities. Please click here to listen to this interview (a new window will open; Nettleton's interview begins at about the 24:35 mark). Though a Muslim, Salmaan Taseer had spoken out repeatedly in favor of a pardon for Asia Bibi and for a reexamination of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws. In 2009 alone, around 3,000 Pakistanis lost their lives to terrorist attacks. [2] U.

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The Charismatic Leader-Quaid-i-Azam M.A. Jinnah and the

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Maududi came of age as British colonial rule was ending on the Subcontinent and an Indian national identity was developing. The population of Pakistan is estimated to be 135 million. In addition to modern government buildings it also features a wide variety of modern hotels, an international airport, and the nearby famous ancient city of Rawalpindi. Pakistan is “gasping for breath” fromshortages of energy and fresh water and the lack of high-capacity external markets, etc.

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Kashmir: Ethnic Conflict, International Dispute

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RK Yadav, an ex intelligence official of RAW, has in a TV interview ( Siyasat Ki Baat with RK Yadav video 6:00 minutes ), talked about RAW agents with "suitcases and cupboards full of money". This assumed alliance had for years kept India away from Pakistan’s western border but now Pakistan asserts that Delhi’s consulates close to the Durand Line serve as hubs for aiding the Baluch insurgency. Pakistan's reliance primarily on HEU makes its fissile materials particularly vulnerable to diversion.

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Impact of Martial Law on Pakistani Society

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Khan claimed that one device was a boosted fission device and that the other four were sub-kiloton nuclear devices. For a long time, the obsolete idea of producing an educated class from amongst the privileged few to constitute the elite in the country remained the cornerstone of our educational system. Mobs attacking blasphemy victims in Pakistan know that nothing will happen to them. India in the end chase down Pakistan’s meager total of 83 comfortably, with five wickets and 27 balls remaining.

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The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and

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To the horrors of the repression from which they suffer are added two other circumstances, each cruelly adverse. Moving to Pakistan Army reactions to India having crossed the threshold of ‘Strategic Restraint’ against Pakistan by its military strikes across the LOC, the first thing that requires noting is that the Pakistan Army cannot be expected to get paralysed into inaction. Pakistan, on the other hand, having experienced high growth rates after the liberalisation of telecom and ICT services in 2003, has been singling out this sector to slap prohibitively higher taxes for over the past four years.

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Drivers of Long-Term Insecurity and Instability in Pakistan:

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The Government took no steps to amend the blasphemy laws during the year 2001. The dependence of the university administrations on three bureaucracies—state, federal, and UGC—have stultified creativity and bred a measure of irresponsibility. India blamed the attack on the Pakistan-based Islamic militant Jaish-e-Mohammad group. The scholarship will take the form of a tuition fee discount only. In the 2009-13 period, approximately 1.5 million unauthorized immigrants from Asia resided in the United States, according to Migration Policy Institute (MPI) estimates, representing 14 percent of the total 11 million unauthorized population.

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The Bargain from the Bazaar: A Family's Day of Reckoning in

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Pak has been ranked at 122, last amongst its South Asian neighbours The forum has ranked India at 39th spot, followed by Sri Lanka 71 at the GCI KARACHI: Pakistan has been ranked at 122, last amongst its South Asian neighbours, in the Global Competitiveness Index+ (GCI) by the World Economic Forum+ (WEF). The workshop was attended by over 40 participants, ranging from representatives from the leading insurance companies including Jubilee Insurance, EFU Insurance, Alfalah Insurance and United Insurance, Adamjee Insurance to the World Bank (WB), SECP, Pakistan Meteorological Office as well as multiple PPAF partner organizations (POs), to name a few.

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Pakistan (Nations in Transition (Greenhaven))

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An August 2000 news report listed seven such stations in Karachi. Russia’s cooperation with Pakistan to deal with instability in Afghanistan is significant for several reasons. About 25% of the people in large cities live in katchi abadis (shantytowns). You are permitted to read the contents of this website for non-commercial use only. Railways carry about 15 percent of freight traffic and road vehicles 85 percent.

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Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate: Covert

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The country is also known by its ancient Hindi name, Bharat. Stir and cook the tomatoes until they form a thick paste. However, informal estimates have placed this figure as high as 8 to 10 million. It is Pakistan's second largest city after Karachi. Improving tax collection in the medium-to long-term is crucial if Pakistan is to maintain repayments on its combined foreign and domestic debt of about US$62 billion, almost equivalent to Pakistan's annual GDP.

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