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Jeay Sindh Freedom Movement to march for freedom of Sindhudesh

New Delhi (NVI): The Jeay Sindh Freedom Movement (JSFM) will take out a march in Karachi and Hyderabad for the independence of Sindhudesh today. Thousands of political activists, a large majority of women and children will attend the freedom march. The party’s chief organizer Zafar Sahito, deputy chief organizer Sohail Sindhi, central organizers Muhammad Ali Noonari, Hussein Sindhi have organized and will lead the event live from the party’s Facebook page. On this day, JSFM will record this protest, to make the text of the 1940 resolution clear in which it was stated that national, independent states and governments consisting of Muslim-majority areas within United India should be established. Under this condition, GM Syed passed the resolution from the Sindh Assembly. But in 1946, the spirit of the agreement signed between the nations – the resolution of the 23rd March, 1940 – which compromised with the nations for constituting their own states was changed. JSFM central organizer, Muh

Gwadar holds seminar on blue economy

Gwadar holds seminar on blue economy Our Correspondent  |  March 23, 2021     Gwadar Port. PHOTO: AFP GWADAR: A one-day seminar titled “Gwadar Development and the Growth of Blue Economy in Pakistan” was held at the Pak-China Business Centre in  Gwadar  on Monday. The seminar was organised by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Pakistan in collaboration with Parliamentary Committee on the China Pakistan Economic Corridor. The dialogue was attended by members of the National Assembly, Provincial Assembly, Gwadar Development Authority,  Gwadar Port Authority , Civil and District administration officials, GOC 44 Division, Commander West Rear Admiral Sajjad, civil society members, students and faculty members of different universities. The chief guest Sher Ali Arbab during his inaugural address welcomed the participants and highlighted the importance of Gwadar and Balochistan. Balochistan to solarise 252 tube wells Terming Gwadar as a pivot for the concept of CPEC, Arbab stressed that the people of Gw

The administration must respond to the Belt and Road Initiative of China

GETTY IMAGES BY JACOB LEW AND GARY ROUGHEAD, OPINION CONTRIBUTORS The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill TWEET   SHARE   EMAIL Senior officials in the administration of President Biden traveled to Alaska last week and met with Chinese officials who represented an emboldened Beijing with rising economic and political clout and new military strength. Nothing better embodies such increasing confidence and influence than the Belt and Road Initiative, the signature foreign policy endeavor from Xi Jinping and the largest ever global infrastructure venture. The United States must approach strategic competition with China from a position of strength, and it can only do so with a comprehensive response to the Belt and Road Initiative. Such a response needs to focus on working with partners to provide an attractive and effective alternative, investing in critical American strengths, and advancing our national security interests in these member countries of

How Should the United States Compete With China’s Belt and Road Initiative?

A container ship is pictured docked at the Colombo South Harbor, funded by China, in Sri Lanka on June 25, 2016.  Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters Blog Post  by  Jennifer Hillman  and  David Sacks March 23, 2021 8:00 am (EST) Jennifer Hillman and David Sacks are codirectors of the CFR-sponsored  Independent Task Force report  on a U.S. Response to China’s Belt and Road Initiative, which is co-chaired by Jacob J. Lew and Gary Roughead.  China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is the country’s most ambitious foreign policy undertaking in modern times and is central to Chinese President Xi Jinping’s legacy. BRI, which dwarfs the Marshall Plan in scale, has funded and built roads, power plants, ports, railways, fifth-generation (5G) networks, and fiber-optic cables around the world. While BRI initially sought to connect countries in Central, South, and Southeast Asia with China, it has since transformed into a globe-spanning enterprise encompassing 139 countries. Our independent  Task Force repor

4 killed, 14 injured in blast in Pakistan's Balochistan

Source: Xinhua |  2021-03-24 00:22:49 |   A damaged police vehicle is seen at the blast site in Chaman city, Pakistan, on March 23, 2021. A blast hit Pakistan's southwest Chaman city of Balochistan province on Tuesday, leaving at least four people dead including a child and 14 others injured, police said. (Str/Xinhua) ISLAMABAD, March 23 (Xinhua) -- A blast hit Pakistan's southwest Chaman city of Balochistan province on Tuesday, leaving at least four people dead including a child and 14 others injured, police said. Police officials in the area told local media that a vehicle of paramilitary Pakistan Levies forces came under the blast attack on the Taj Road area of Chaman, bordering Afghanistan. However, the officials did not confirm whether any security personnel were killed or injured in the explosion. The bomb was planted on a motorbike parked near the vehicle and it was detonated with a remote-controlled device, said police. Following the explosion, rescue teams, police and