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Will Chinese negotiations with Baloch militants help CPEC security?

News Analysis | China has been negotiating with Baloch militants for above five years to secure its $60 billion investment in the infrastructure development project...

Sugarcane farmers lose battle against powerful mill owners

News Analysis | The government has failed to impose a sugarcane grower-friendly decision of the previous Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) administration about printing sugarcane purchase...

Punjab inspires Sindh to announce food authority

News Analysis | Following suit with Punjab and subsequently KPK, Sindh government announced last weekend to establish a provincial food authority that will be responsible...

Car industries get ‘Special Economic Zone’ status in CPEC

News Analysis | The Sindh government has approved Special Economic Zone (SEZ) status for nine new business enterprises, including three automotive industries, which will be...

The FATA conundrum

Merwah Qureshi | FATA is the region of Pakistan bordering Afghanistan from the north and the west, Baluchistan from the south and KP from the...

Quetta blast: were parliamentarians the target?

News Analysis | The police and intelligence agencies are still trying to assess the target of yesterday’s Quetta attack. They are of the opinion that...

Chief Minister Baluchistan resigns

News Analysis | Sanaullah Zehri finally succumbed to opposition pressure today and resigned from his position as the Chief Minister of Baluchistan. He presented his...

Government finally addresses woes of sugar cane farmers

News Analysis | The Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan has sent out his message to the provincial governments...

Members of provincial assembly lose faith in Baluchistan Chief Minister

News Analysis | The political atmosphere in Baluchistan has been very peaceful for the past whole year but it was the calm before the storm....

CPEC: An environmental disaster

Waqar Khan | Slicing through the Himalayas, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a flagship project of China’s One Belt and One Road Initiative. The...

Provincial governments preventing Careem expansion

News Analysis | Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) has tightened its grip around the ride-hailing companies Uber and Careem in a move to bring them under...

Sharjeel Memon in jail on 10 days remand: One land two...

News Analysis | Sharjeel Memon, the Ex-Information Minister, of Sindh, has been given to police on a 10-day remand until November 4 by the Accountability...

ECP under fire over NA-120 result: Yasmin wants to verify 29,000...

News Analysis |  The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf urged the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to withhold the result of NA-120 till the issue of 29,000 unverified...

No Work on CPEC’s Western Route? This is propaganda: Chief Secretary...

QUETTA, February 14, 2017: The Chief Secretary of Balochistan, Saif Ullah Chattha, has refuted a news item attributed to him that not a single...

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