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Riaz Haq commented on Riaz Haq's blog post Is Television a Powerful Agent for Positive Social Change for South Asian Women?
"Cast and gender in IndiaIn 1993, two constitutional amendments established a 33 percent minimum quota for women in village and district councils. And in 1996, the Women’s Reservation Bill (WRB) was introduced to extend that quota to the lower…"
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Riaz Haq commented on Riaz Haq's blog post India Leads the World in Racism
"This troubling (caste) divide has its roots both in the development of the modern Indian state and in the nature of Hinduism and Hindu society. Before political independence and self-determination were on anyone’s agenda, Indian thinkers and…"
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Riaz Haq commented on Riaz Haq's blog post Impact of Modi's Rise on India-Pakistan Relations
"#Modi’s #India: Caste, Inequality and the Rise of #Hindu Nationalism http://www.newsweek.com/modis-india-caste-inequality-and-rise-hindu-nationalism-356734 …When Aakash was a young boy, his family lost their small plot of land in the…"
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Riaz Haq commented on Riaz Haq's blog post Pakistani-Americans Release 1700 Urdu Videos on Khan Academy
"#Urdu version of Whatsapp soon to be launched in #Pakistan http://en.dailypakistan.com.pk/technology/urdu-version-of-whatsapp-soon-to-be-launched/#.VbZt6vE8OvA.twitter Whatsapp for androids has been fully translated into Urdu and will soon be…"
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Riaz Haq commented on Riaz Haq's blog post Pakistan's Modern Infrastructure
"Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said the Peshawar, Karachi motorway under the China, Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project should be completed by 2017. “Work on different sections of the Peshawar, Karachi motorway should be completed…"
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Riaz Haq commented on Riaz Haq's blog post Solar Energy Lights Up Homes, Schools and Factories in Pakistan
"In #Pakistan, solar lamps turn women into green energy entrepreneurs http://reut.rs/1LNLOUD via @ReutersUK BAHAWALPUR, Pakistan, July 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A s the sun sets and darkness falls over a village outside Bahawalpur, Shama Bibi…"
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Riaz Haq commented on Riaz Haq's blog post Production and Sales of Cars and Televisions Rose in Pakistan in 2010-11
"Car manufacturers had a blissful 2014-15 as they saw sales jump to 151,134 units from 118,102 in the preceding fiscal year, media reports said on Saturday. The launch of new Toyota Corolla brought a big relief to its assembler, pushing up the…"
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Riaz Haq commented on Riaz Haq's blog post 3G, 4G Roll-out and Data Service Growth in Pakistan
"In a sign that the rising demand for portable broadband will continue to drive mobile phone imports to Pakistan, the country imported $630 million worth of cell phones in fiscal year (FY) 2015, up 11.6% compared to $564 million of FY2014, according…"
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    College Enrollment and Graduation Rates in Pakistan

    There are over 3 million students enrolled in grades 13 through 16 in Pakistan's 1,086 degree colleges and 161 universities, according to Pakistan Higher Education Commission report for 2013-14.  The 3 million enrollment is 15% of the 20 million Pakistanis in the eligible age group of 18-24 years.  In addition, there are over 255,000 Pakistanis enrolled in vocational training schools,…

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on July 23, 2015 at 11:00am

    Is Climate Change Rapidly Shrinking Pakistan's Glaciers?

    A recent headline in Pakistan's Express Tribune newspaper declared: "Pakistan's glaciers melting faster than rest of the world". A few days later, I heard an ex-Met Department officer in Pakistan repeat the same alarm on a Geo TV show "Capital Talk" anchored by Hamid Mir. Are these people right?

    Recognizing it's too important an issue to let go, I decided to look into the…

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on July 20, 2015 at 5:30pm

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