Stories of the Indus

When Haseena Malik speaks out for the downtrodden, her words flow restlessly in sharp contrast to the calm demeanor of the Indus at Dera.

She is passionate, she is fiery, she is articulate. In this area, this unmarried native is a force to be reckoned with.

Malik, 65, wears many hats. A school teacher and . . . → Read More: Stories of the Indus

Squandered decade: Poverty reduction spending proves useless

Some $1.2 billion dollars spent by the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) in the past ten years has gone to waste as poverty levels in Pakistan kept increasing instead of decreasing during that period.

Members of the Cabinet’s Economic Coordination Committee reached this conclusion in their January 13 meeting.

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