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Bumper Rice Crop Despite Major Constraints

Bumper rice crop despite major constraints

RICE is the second food crop next to wheat cultivated in the country. It is a cash crop that earns foreign exchange. Punjab is the largest rice producing province followed…

Understanding Baloch Conundrum

Understanding Baloch conundrum

Killing of any human being in cold-blood is the most dastardly, heinous and condemnable act which no religion of the world and society permits or condones. Islam declares such acts…

The Writing On The Wall

The writing on the wall

While the Punjab is restive on account of the unbearably long hours of power loadshedding, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan on account of terrorism, Sindh is living through an extended…

Rs730 Billion Proposed For PSDP

Rs730 billion proposed for PSDP

Amid abstention by the Punjab chief minister and protests by the Balochistan government, the National Economic Council (NEC) raised the next financial year’s Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) to Rs300…

Birthday Blues

Birthday blues

Pakistan`s 65th Independence Day was celebrated amidst what appears to be greater angst and self-introspection than before. A confluence of factors a moribund economy, the energy crisis, the deteriorating situation…

Law Of The Jungle

Law of the jungle

The March 7 issue of Jang carried a statement on the front page attributed to Chief Justice Qazi Faiz Isa of the Balochistan High Court. He is reported to have…

Sardars To The Sarkar’s Rescue

Sardars to the sarkar’s rescue

In the slow burn of Balochistan, why did Sardar Akhtar Mengal decide to enter now: to rouse the flames further or to douse them? There are at least three theories…

The Potential Of Gwadar Port

The potential of Gwadar Port

The Port of Singapore Authority (PSA), the operator of Balochistan’s Gwadar Port, is likely to quit the project after Islamabad failed to meet obligations under the 40-year port-handling agreement signed…

Seize The Opportunity

Seize the opportunity

General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani’s statement that the army would support a political solution to Balochistan’s problems, provided it is within the framework of the constitution, serves as a stern response…