Posts Tagged: pakistan

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To recover from financial ruins, PIA needs a make-over
May 21, 2010
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A high power committee of national assembly, on Friday, agreed that a new business plan is necessary to rehabilitate Pakistan International Airlines which may include replacing aging fleet and adding profitable routes. Begum Ishrat Ashraf, Chairperson of the sub committee of the National Assembly’s standing committee, will lead the endeavor to develop a new business […]
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When It Comes To Education, Pakistan Can Learn Democracy From India
May 3, 2010
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India and Pakistan were both poor countries in 1947; both were countries divided by colonial opportunism, and religious bigotry. Both had similar problems, India just had more of them because of its diverse population and scale. But India prioritized its focus on higher education and people were conscious enough to keep their elected leaders honest. […]
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Should India Buy Weapons from Pakistan?
March 13, 2010
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India is spending $11 billion on buying arms from US, Russia and others. If they spend one billion on buying weapons from the Pakistani military-industrial complex, they could have a reasonable chance of making peace with a vowed enemy in their backyard. The eternal enmity that ensued with the partition has caused enough death and […]
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Pakistan Recieves $5.7 Billion in Remittances
March 10, 2010
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Noting a 17 percent increase in remittances, State Bank of Pakistan Wednesday said that Non-Resident Pakistanis have send home nearly $5.7 billion between July 2009 to February 2010. During the same period in previous fiscal year, Pakistanis living abroad had sent $4.9 billion. For economies like Pakistan, funds repatriated by non-residents to family and friends […]
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Suicide Attack in Pakistan Kills 3, Several Wounded
February 27, 2010
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At least three people were killed including two policemen and several others injured when a suicide bomber rammed his explosive laden vehicle into the Karak Police Station near Peshawar on Saturday. The building completely collapsed following the explosion. According to eyewitnesses, the suicide bomber wanted to take his explosive laden pickup van into the Police […]
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Pakistan Buys Sugar Below Market Price
February 19, 2010
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A Dubai based trading firm sold sugar to Pakistan at 18 percent lower than global benchmark but could not supply the entire quantity demanded in the recently issued tender, reports indicate Friday. Through the government managed Trading Corporation of Pakistan, Islamabad had issued a tender to purchase 200,000 tons of sugar. But the country purchased […]