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21 July 2017

Letters

  • The recently announced National Talent Hunt Program, scholarship announced by Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority(OGDCL) in collaboration with IBA Sukkhur has invited applications from only four provinces of Pakistan (KPK, Sindh, Baluchistan and Punjab) but had excluded Gilgit-Baltistan...

  • Dear Editor,

    With reference to your esteemed newspaper I'd like to bring the attention of the concerned authorities to the problem of You Tube ban in Pakistan for more than an year. YouTube had been blocked in Pakistan since 27th September, 2012. It is a video sharing website, where...

  • Two recent cases of Sawara, one published in Express Tribune on 4th April 2013, where a Jirga decided to hand over 12 years old girl to resolve family dispute and other published in Daily Jang Mardan on 9th April, where a Jirga decided to hand over 5 months girl in Sawara against love Marriage...

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    Throughout Pakistan, especially in feudal and tribal areas, a parallel judicial system exists in the form of jirga or punchayat system. Although this system does not enjoy any legal cover and its constitutionality may be challenged under...

  • Many ambitious graduates in Pakistan aspire to become CSP officers because of the facilities and the prestige a bureaucrat enjoys in this country. Civil Services should be a responsive institution, but in Pakistan, civil servants are mostly unresponsive and lack spirit of public service.

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  • Gilgit Baltistan, formerly known as the Northern Areas were linked with Kashmir dispute based on the bondage that the Muslim population of the region had with Pakistan. In case of a plebiscite on Kashmir, the region could serve as a cushion for Pakistan.

    The Indian occupied Kashmir and...