A once fertile and lush green Indus delta in Sindh Province of Pakistan has shrunk to just 10% of its original area of about six hundred thousand hectares. Construction of barrages and canals over the years and now the change in climatic patterns have rendered it barren.
ENVIRONMENT-PAKISTAN: Death of a Delta
By Zofeen Ebrahim
KHARO CHAAN, Sindh, Feb 28, 2009 (IPS) – Sitting on a rickety bench outside the dispensary of Dr. Abdul Jalil at Deh Bublo, Issa Mallah, a centenarian, watches the world go by. He says he comes to this ‘city’ everyday to buy his groceries.
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Luxury cars rendering ‘defense services’
NLC bigwigs imported seven Land Cruisers twisting rules. PAC Chairman Nisar Ali Khan sitting on inquiry report against the four generals for six months
The NLC bosses are already facing Rs 4 billion mega financial scam.
by Rauf Klasra
– View Point Online
ISLAMABAD: Top guns at GHQ-run National Logistic Cell (NLC) have been caught committing a fraud costing the Government of Pakistan and country’s taxpayers millions of rupees. Quietly under the pretext of ‘‘Defense Services,” some NLC bigwigs imported seven duty-free luxury 3000cc Toyota Land Cruisers worth over Rs10 million. These vehicles were imported for personal use in Islamabad and Rawalpindi. However, even when caught red handed, all powerful military elite involved in the scam has been let off the hook.
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