China eyes military bases in Pakistan
Courtesy: The Economic Times
BEIJING: China has signalled it wants to go the US way and set up military bases overseas, possibly starting with Pakistan. The obvious purpose of creating PLA bases in Pakistan would be to exert pressure on India as well as counter US influence in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
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Sindh – Karachi: At least 25 people had killed and 100 others wounded on Friday after two bombs planted on motorcycles struck a bus at Shahra-e-Faisal and Jinnah Hospital in Karachi and an other bomb found hidden into Tv/monitor near emergency ward of the hospital.
By Khalid Hashmani, McLean
On Friday (April 24, 2009), I attended an extremely informative presentation at the SAIS on the positive impact of Lahore-Islamabad Motorway on the surrounding rural villages of Punjab. I urge the Government of Sindh to construct a motorway connecting Karachi to Jacobabad to duplicate similar improvement around the villages of Sindh.
The presentation was made Ms. Mahvish Shami, who is currently pursuing PhD degree at the Development Studies Institute at London School of Economics. Incidentally, her village too is in the Hafizabad district of Punjab, where she conducted her study.
Continue reading Can Sindh Government construct a motorway connecting Karachi to Jacobabad
– David Grahm
“You can’t live your life with a gun to your head,” says 52-year- old Gary, who tested positive for HIV in 1985. “At some point, you have look away and get on with things.”
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