Pakistan Budget : DEFENCE SPENDING

Pakistan will increase its defense spending by 17 per cent in the 2010-11 fiscal year to 442.2 billion rupees ($5.17 billion), up from 378.13 billion in 2009/10 and spent only 2% of GDP on education and who cares for Health in Pakistan! that’s why cuts in health sector funds in this budget. Everybody just want every thing free in Pakistan!!?? Nobody is willing to give tax. Even doctors, surgeons and private hospitals who earned billions of rupees from health sector are not willing to give any tax.

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Ex-major’s loyalties embody Pakistan’s jihad woes

By ASIF SHAHZAD, CHRIS BRUMMITT

Associated Press

LAHORE, Pakistan – A former major who trained fighters for war in Afghanistan and Kashmir keeps cropping up in terrorism investigations in Pakistan. But police say the gray-haired grandfather is shielded by his links to the army and powerful intelligence agencies.

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Islamabad: Truck loaded with ammunition to US embassy seized

Truck with goods for ‘US embassy’ seized – By Munawer Azeem

DAWN

ISLAMABAD, June 5: Police here on Saturday seized a truck loaded with military-related goods, including ammunition, and arrested two people who claimed that the consignment belonged to the US embassy.

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Leftist and rightist Israelis clash at Gaza flotilla protest in Tel Aviv

Smoke grenade hurled at left wing protesters from unknown source; demonstrators carry banners saying ‘the government is drowning us all.’

By Chaim Levinson

Haaretz

Leftist and rightist demonstrators clashed Saturday night in Tel Aviv as more than 6,000 Israelis gathered to protest the Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound aid ship earlier this week, in which nine pro-Palestinian activists were killed.

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Sindhi Women’s Delegation Highlights the Plight of Sindh at UNPO General Assembly in Rome

Press Release: 4th June 2010 – The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (Headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands and with an office in Brussels, Belgium ) held its 10th General Assembly session in Rome, Italy from 27 to 29 May 2010… Sindh is represented at the UNPO through World Sindhi Institute, based in USA and Canada, and is also represented in the 11 member Presidency (steering commitee) as well.

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Majid Bhurgri a Hero of Sindh and Sindhi computing

An Exceptional Achievement

by: Ahmed Makhdoom, London

In modern day Sindh, I cannot think of any achievement by any individual in any field of human endeavour, than this remarkable feat, a brilliant accomplishment of this worthy son of Sindh,  Abdul Majid Bhurgri. Sindh will always be indebted to this man of Sindhi computing, who had put the Sindhi language in the forefront in the list of languages in the sub-continent. A Sindhi Computer Operating System of our very own – excellent and exceptional revolution for Sindhi language. This is a service towards motherland, Sindh – extraordinaire! Thank you,  Abdul Majid Bhurgri, we greet you! Long Live Sindh and the world!

June 6, 2010