SUKKUR: Hundreds of workers of nationalist parties held a demonstration and a sit-in on the National Highway at Kamoon Shaheed on the Sindh-Punjab border near Ubauro on Sunday in protest against large-scale influx of internally displaced persons (IDPs) into Sindh.
Controversial dams, drainage schemes and canals in Budget 2009-10
by Zulfiqar Halepoto, Secretary, SDF
It is very disappointing to note that all anti-Sindh water sector development projects including controversial dams, drainage schemes and canals are included in the coming Federal Budget 2009-10 under PPP regimn, who claimed to be the champion of just and right case of the lower riparian Sindh on water.
Not India but Pakistan wedged wars on India. India never attacked Pakistan– says Asghar Khan, Retd. Air chief Marshal of Pakistan Air Force, in his interview to express TV
Courtesy: PKPolitics & Express TV
Blair launches new Global Schools Programme involving Pakisatni schools
Courtesy: Pak Tribune, Tuesday June 09, 2009
On 9th June, Tony Blair will launch a radically new global education programme, Face to Faith, that engages secondary school students of different faiths across the world in learning directly with, from and about each other – The City`s School in Bhit Shah, Sindh, has been selected to be in the first wave of this exciting new project involving schools in ten countries on four continents.
Iqbal Tareen is a well known American-Sindhi activist. He devoted his whole of life for the rights of Sindh, Justice and democracy. He is the founding member of Sindhi Association of North America. He is an author of the book “Harvest will come!“. He is a chief organizer of the “Forum for Justice & Democracy.” In his speech which is in Sindhi, Iqbal Tareen is answering to a question that “Will America help us (Sindhis)? He says; have faith in democracy, oppose religious extremism and stick great Sindhi traditions. Be firm in your conviction but remain peaceful…
On war and its justifications
The Taliban cannot be singled out for not abiding by the constitutional rules of the game.
By Haider Nizamani, Canada
“THESE people deserve to have war waged on them because they reject our constitution, because they reject the values which Pakistan was founded upon, and because they are trying to stuff a different legal system down the throats of unwilling citizens.” This argument put forth by a columnist in a Lahore-based daily, and no doubt espoused by many, sounds convincing and straightforward; however, it also gives us a chance to take a closer look at these three reasons for waging war against the militants. Even though that may be tantamount to breaking a taboo under the present circumstances, let’s start with the first reason.