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Elections 2013
Elections are bloody at times. They start with conflicts and at times, ends in conflicts. District Sahiwal in Southern Punjab is no different. The place is brewing with Election related conflicts supported by different political parties, that take life of two or more people in every Union council. SDPI has conducted a two day dialogue forum on the topic. Kashmala Chaudhry has the story…
Food Security
World Food Program (WFP) in collaboration with Health Department, and United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF)administered medical treatment to 17,727 children and 7,781 pregnant and lactating women under Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) programme in Rajanpur. Experts say the Programme would help reduce the problem of malnutrition in the area. Raja Taimur Hassan has the story...
Peace and Conflict
Experts believe that terrorism poses existentialist threat to society and state, so measures to de-radicalise society must be taken across the board. Defense analyst Lt-Gen. (retd) Talat Masood says it is high time to revert to the original concept of statehood given by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah in his speech before the Constituent Assembly in 1948.
SD Conference
Interview of Dr. Hafeez A. Pasha on 16th SDC
Environment
Climate Change: A serious Threat to Environment. Guest : David James Molden, Director General, ICIMOD. Anchor : Tahir Dhindsa
Governance
Democracy has no way to practice good governance as well as control corruption. The statistical data released by Transparency International and the World Economic Forum show that despite the prevailing negative perception about Pakistan, the state is relevantly being governed well. Anum Lodhi has the story ....
Social Sector Development
Experts at the launch of baseline studies in Lahore called for empowering masses and inclusion of marginalized groups, including women, in the democratic process so as to strengthen democracy in Pakistan. Our correspondent Wasif Naqvi has some more to elaborate…
Miscellaneous
Trade unions would launch a countrywide campaign against the privatization policy of the government. This was the joint declaration of a day-long seminar organized by the Anti-privatization Coordination Committee of Labour Unions. Speaking at the seminar, Senator Saeed Ghani said Opposition would stand by the trade unions in their campaign against the privatization plan and would raise the issue in the National Assembly and Senate. Raja Taimur Hassan has the story...
Economic Development
The stakeholders and implementing partners of AWAZ project have agreed to conduct the accountability of state machinery through capacity building and empowering general citizenry. On the occasion of a workshop held in connection with the project in Islamabad, Rabbia Mufti has more. . .