Tag Archives: KP

Small Hydropower Transforms Pakistan’s Mountain Communities

In a country ridden by electricity shortages, some of the most remote villages in Pakistan's Hindu Kush Himalayas now enjoy a steady flow, at least during the summer months.

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Pakistan’s Hypocrisy Galore

The hearts and minds of many among the mighty rulers actually reside outside Pakistan, which is why they are indifferent to the plight of Pakistanis.

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45% Drop in Violence in Pakistan in 2016

Since 2014, there has been a 66% overall reduction in violence-related fatalities in Pakistan, says Islamabad-based think tank Center for Research & Security Studies in its annual report.

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Gwadar, CPEC and Questions

Chinese officials and those associated with Gwadar projects seem very happy with the development of roads as well as the raising of the Northern and Southern Special Security Divisions for their protection. What they, however, want is prompt decisions and objection-free executions and expect the central government to put to rest the controversy over eastern and western routes. 

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Pakistan’s Biggest Dam Stymied by Land Dispute

A small area at the center of the dispute between two tribes and two provinces is critically delaying the Diamer Bhasha dam and the China-Pakistan economic corridor.

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Pakistan: Reflections on KP Local Elections

This devolution of powers presents a golden opportunity to Pakistan’s Khyber Pukhtunkhwa province that will not only strengthen community-led local governments, but also help in the creation and monitoring of safe neighborhoods at the grassroots level.

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