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Sultan M Hali

KP’s reservations on CPEC

Let us not squander this opportunity     Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has expressed serious reservations regarding China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and warned the federal government that if it did


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Pure intentions?

Breakfast at New Delhi, lunch at Kabul and dinner at Islamabad     Modi’s surprise visit to Lahore on Christmas Day has ignited a lot of discussion and debate. On both sides


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Seaspark-15

Ensuring PN’s operational readiness     Armed Forces and their various components periodically conduct exercises or war games to employ their martial resources in training for military operations, either exploring the effects


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India Ideas Conclave 2015

Promoting extremism     The second “India Ideas Conclave” was held in Goa from the 15th to 17th November, 2015. The conclave, hosted by India Foundation, a right wing research centre, focused


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Turkey’s snap elections

The rise of AKP   The impasse that Turkish realpolitik found itself engulfed in following the June 2015 general elections was finally broken on November 1, 2015, when the ruling Justice and


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Kashmiris’ Million March

And India’s intransigence   For over sixty seven years, Kashmiris have waited for India to fulfill its pledge to uphold the UN resolutions and grant them their right of self-determination. Unfortunately, Pundit


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Kashmir issue

Ground realities   A lot of chest thumping and back-patting is being observed in government circles after Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif’s speech at the seventieth UNGA session although his four-point proposal


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Developing soft skills

What our youth actually needs   Pakistani society is vibrant, especially its youth, which is as vivacious, lively and noisy as they are anywhere else in the world. Local juvenile community, however,

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