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March 2014 Blog Posts (7)

NSG Must Accept Pakistan as a Member State



"The Pakistani establishment, as we saw in 1998 with the nuclear test, does not view assistance -- even sizable assistance to their own entities -- as a trade-off for national security vis-a-vis India". US Ambassador Anne Patterson, September 23, 2009



Pakistan has the world's fastest growing nuclear arsenal today in the midst of a fierce insurgency waged…

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Added by Riaz Haq on March 28, 2014 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

Foreign Aid to India

In spite of all of the recent news about aid to Pakistan dominating the media, the fact remains that resurgent India has received more foreign aid than any other developing nation since the end of World War II--estimated at almost $100 billion since the beginning of its First Five-Year Plan in 1951. And it continues to receive more foreign aid in spite of impressive economic growth for almost a decade.



India was the… Continue

Added by Riaz Haq on March 24, 2014 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

Pakistan Day: Is Pakistan a Warrior State? Or Failed State?

The Warrior State: Pakistan in the Contemporary World by Canada's McGill University Professor Thazha Varkey Paul, a graduate of India's Jawaharlal Nehru University, describes Pakistan as a "warrior state" and a "conspicuous failure". It is among a slew of recently published anti-Pakistan books by mainly Indian and western authors which paint Pakistan as a rogue state which deserves to be condemned, isolated and sanctioned by the international community.…

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Added by Riaz Haq on March 22, 2014 at 5:00pm — 7 Comments

Help for Research on Reversing Brain Drain of Pakistan

I am pursuing a research on BRAIN DRAIN to identify reason/ factors of our high qualified Pakistanis to migrate abroad either for jobs or business or study and they don't come back in a given period. Therefore, I want o seek Email addresses and names/ qualifications of such Pakistani professors, Engineers, Doctors, IT professionals or Business people who are living abroad so as questionnaire is mailed to them. My email address for your feed back is: drqbaloch@icp.edu.pk

Dr Qadar…

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Added by Dr Qadar Bakhsh Baloch on March 19, 2014 at 9:32pm — No Comments

History of Literacy Rates in Pakistan

The parts that now constitute Pakistan were among the least developed regions of India and the rest of the world prior to 1947, and the last to be conquered by the British, according to an eminent Pakistani economist Dr. Kaiser Bengali. The British rule in Sind, Baluchistan and NWFP lasted about 100 years and these regions…

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Added by Riaz Haq on March 19, 2014 at 4:30pm — 9 Comments

Ashar Aziz: First Tech Billionaire of Pakistani Origin in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley has minted the first Pakistani-American billionaire with an incredible 377% surge in the price of Fireeye (NASDAQ: FEYE) shares since its IPO last year.



The advanced computer security software company , founded by Ashar Aziz, priced its initial…

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Added by Riaz Haq on March 6, 2014 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

Economic History of India Since 1 AD

When the British arrived in Mughal India, the country's share of the world GDP was 25%, about the same as the US share of the world GDP today. By 1947, undivided India's share of world GDP ($4 trillion in in 1990 Geary-Khamis dollars) had shrunk to about 6% (India: $216 billion, Pakistan: $24 billion). Since independence, India's contribution to world GDP has shrunk further to about 4%, according to British Economist Angus…

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Added by Riaz Haq on March 5, 2014 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

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    India's Retired Justice Katju at Interfaith Event in Silicon Valley

    Justice Markandey Katju, retired judge of Supreme Court of India, talked of "dark clouds over India" in a speech to about 200 people of all faiths at an interfaith event in Silicon Valley.  He said "Muslims making up only 15% of the population are on the receiving end" but the rest of India is also paying the price. India's economy is in serious trouble. There is rampant poverty…

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on December 10, 2019 at 12:00pm

    AdAsia 2019: Asia's Biggest Advertising Industry Conference in Lahore, Pakistan

    On December 2, 3, 4 and 5, 2019,  Pakistan played host to AdAsia 2019 after a gap of 30 years. It is the largest and most prestigious advertising industry conference in Asia – organized bi-annually by the Asian Federation of Advertising Associations (AFAA). It drew attendees from all over the world to Lahore, Pakistan.  This conference has taken place at a time when Pakistan's 88 billion rupee media industry is in the midst of a major shakeout after a long period of rapid double-digit growth…

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on December 8, 2019 at 4:03pm

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