Category: Opinion

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Intellectual senility and emerging reality

By Aziz Ali Dad Untimely medit3ations Over the last four decades social, cultural, economic and political developments in Pakistan has become so complex that existing ideologies and theoretical frameworks fail to explain them within...






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GB’s hydropower potential | Dawn

By: Afzal Shigri ALTHOUGH the Gilgit-Baltistan region is endowed with vast natural resources, the area remains trapped in abject poverty. If these resources were properly harnessed, not only would the area break free of...






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Letter: A citizen is shocked

UNDER the National Action Plan, the Gilgit-Baltistan government has recently placed 140 people in the schedule IV of Anti-terrorism Act 1997. The Act bars individuals from visiting public places like airports, hotels, educational institutions,...






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Financing a sustainable future

By Syed Muhammad Abubakar Pakistan’s high vulnerability to climate change is known to all. This time Verisk Maplecroft, a global risk and strategic consulting firm based in the UK, has listed Pakistan 22nd in...






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[Opinion] Culture affinity and borders

By: Aziz Ali Dad Untimely meditations The process of state building in Pakistan has not followed a uniform policy; rather it is necessitated by contingent needs and demands. That helped the state to tackle...






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Mainstreaming Gilgit-Baltistan

Since the inception of Pakistan, rights of people of Gilgit-Baltistan have been compromised between local incompetent political leadership and federal governments By: Ejaz Karim Gilgit-Baltistan has a unique history, a complicated present and an...






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[Opinion] Gilgit-Baltistan: A province or not

BY:Ershad Mahmud The undefined status of Gilgit-Baltistan has always unnerved Islamabad. The recently concluded China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) offers the possibility to absorb Gilgit-Baltistan in the larger national polity by making it a formal...