September 28, 2009

Chinese firm to join Lahore Ring Road project

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LAHORE: Punjab government and China State Construction and Engineering Company (CSCEC) have decided to cooperate in Lahore Ring Road and Rawalpindi Expressway projects and a team of Chinese company will visit Lahore on October 15 to settle details in this regard. The company will also complete its ongoing project of Software Park at Ferozpur Raod within timeframe.
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New industrial zone to be set up in Mirpur

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Associated Press of Pakistan

MIRPUR: The Government of Azad Jammu Kashmir is planning to set up a new industrial zone, over an area of 26000 kanal of land in Mirpur district to boost economic activities in the liberated territory, official sources said.

This big industrial zone is proposed to be constructed at Moori on Mirpur Jatlan road for which the required state-owned and private land was being acquired by the government of AJK to materialize the plan.
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How to whiten black money?

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ANJUM IBRAHIM

The much-feared United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is credited with fearlessly placing not only influential and wealthy tax evaders on the mat, but also dangerous criminals, inclusive of those engaged in the drug trade. The IRS is able to do so effectively because IRS auditors/officials have no fear of any reprisals, including job loss or transfer of the investigator to the boondocks.Read More »How to whiten black money?

Obama’s Afghan dilemma —Shahzad Chaudhry

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One thing though should be expressly clear: there is no military victory in Afghanistan. Success will be in leaving behind a stable Afghanistan minus Al Qaeda, but not minus what time has begun to define as the Taliban

Obama’s Afghan policy is in a flux. Having inherited it as work in progress, he ended up owning it by default. Of the two, Iraq and Afghanistan, he was committed to retrenching on Iraq, but had to stay the course on Afghanistan.Read More »Obama’s Afghan dilemma —Shahzad Chaudhry