Pakistan

November, 2020

  • 21 November

    Pakistan’s Green Power Potential

    Pakistan retires over 11,000MW of fossil fuel-based plants by 2047, the contribution of over 22,000MW from five cascaded dams on the Indus river will go a long way in bolstering the growth of renewable power generation in Pakistan.

  • 18 November

    View from Pakistan: An Eurasian Identity

    Three times shorter than the Suez Canal route the several Eurasia Corridors will play an important role in creating new commercial and social environments in the region near the Caspian Sea and north territories from Bereket to the border with Kazakhstan. It offers a great opportunity to pakistan, says one defense analyst.

October, 2020

  • 28 October

    Pakistan’s Ticking Pension Bomb

    Pakistan's increasing burden of pensions is a ticking bomb, making for a big chunk of the budgetary expenditure which needs immediate attention.

  • 21 October

    Deadlocked Afghan Peace Talks and Continued Uncertainty

    Are Afghanistan's key power players positioning themselves for a new phase of fierce power struggle, particularly in view of President Ghani’s determination to hang on to power? He may be banking on Joe Biden’s victory but will Biden be able to reverse much of Trump’s doing including a partial choking of funds for Kabul?

  • 15 October

    Video: The Human Costs of the Baglihar Dam in Kashmir

    A decade after being displaced by the Baglihar Dam in Indian-administered Kashmir, locals are caught in a web of poverty and debt with some experiencing mental health issues as a result of losing everything.

  • 15 October

    Food Lens: The Famous Charsi Tikka of Peshawar

    Whenever there is a mention of Khyber cuisine, the first name that comes to mind is that of Peshawar's Namak Mandi (the salt market) for its tender meat and spices done just right.

  • 12 October

    One Good News on Pakistan’s Tax Collection

    Paying taxes is one of the basic obligations in a modern state that has not been explained and implemented sufficiently in Pakistan.

September, 2020

  • 28 September

    Abdullah Abdullah, the Harbinger of Peace in Afghanistan?

    Abdullah Abdullah is more a ‘son of the soil’ than Ghani, who sooner or later will return to the US. It would also suit Afghanistan and the region if it had a rather independent government.

August, 2020

  • 5 August

    Assessing Kashmir on August 5

    The Kashmiri population is paying the price for India’s single-handed action to “solve” the Kashmir conflict, which has created new turmoil in Indian Occupied Kashmir. There is no relief in sight for them in the short run.

July, 2020

  • 19 July

    Remembering Genocide: From Bosnia & Herzegovina to Kashmir

    The disunited Muslim countries are responsible for the miseries of the Kashmiri people. The money of the Muslim countries, particularly the Arab countries, even Bangladesh, is used to kill the Muslims of Kashmir, and beyond.