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100 Billion for Tribal areas: PM Khan

News Analysis | On Monday, Prime Minister Imran Khan announced the government’s plan to uplift tribal districts in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) by spending PKR 100 billion annually. In a tweet sent this morning, the Premier stated “Our ppl[people] in the tribal area will see unprecedented development as Govt …

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Markets Beat Powerful Odds

Talk about a longshot … in 1923, a jockey named Frank Hayes suffered a heart attack and died in the middle of the race. His horse must have gotten freaked out and kept on going – so fast, in fact, that he won the race. Hayes was a winless jockey …

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Mainstreaming the militant fringe | TNS

Mainstreaming of militant groups should not be taken as a step but as a process. In the current situation, this process has not even begun yet There is a renewed debate in Pakistan on the idea of tackling proscribed religious outfits through ‘mainstreaming’ to make them useful and responsible citizens. …

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The young shame the older generation into action

A student holds a placard to support Swedish environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg. Reuters In the space of just eight months, a quietly spoken Swedish teenager has shamed prevaricating world leaders who have failed to halt damaging emissions by galvanising her generation into unprecedented action on climate change. As a result, …

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