Archive for April 12th, 2011
ISLAMABAD:The defence ministry had been working on a dog training project costing Rs1.6 billion which was deferred after the Planning Commission raised objections over its cost in the wake of current cash crunch faced by the government.
The debate about the status of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in a post-18th Amendment scenario is being presented in interesting ways. One version of the debate is that this fight pits those who favour a centralised Pakistani state, against a band of do-good federalist champions – whose only interest is the strengthening of provinces and their autonomy. This is the version that a lot of well-intentioned people believe to be true. Unfortunately, the graveyards of the world are full of good intentions.