Tag Archives: Quetta

More Pakistanis Died in ‘Encounters’ Than in Suicide Attacks in 2017

Deaths in violent incidents declined by 21 percent but sectarian violence escalated compared to 2016, Islamabad CRSS says in a report.

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Pakistan-Afghan Relations: Mistrust and Misinformation

The rumors that followed the crash-landing of a Pakistani helicopter in Afghanistan point to deeper problems.

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Pakistan’s National Carrier is Re-engaging

Beset by extraordinary interference over the years, both during military and civilian rule, anyone who thought two years ago that Pakistan’s national flag carrier the PIA would survive without declaring bankruptcy had to have his head examined. Even Malaysian Airlines has gone that route.  Two years later, there is a glimmer of hope for PIA’s revival.

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Pakistan’s Polio Challenge: A Crippling Fear

Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan provinces are prone to a large outbreak of polio if they do not reform their immunization drives.

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New Dynamics of Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations

Islamabad must build on the unusual goodwill in Kabul to prove it is sincere in cooperating against terrorism.

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Kindling Hope in Pakistan’s Balochistan

Contrary to belief that laws banning feudalism were first enacted in India immediately after independence (from Great Britain) in 1947, the East Bengal (later East Pakistan and today Bangladesh) State (later Estate) Acquisition and Tenancy Act 1950 meant to ban feudalism was actually drafted on 31 March 1948 and passed on 16 May 1951.  Consequently when Prime Minister Liaquat Ali …

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