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“Come! Let’s Discover a New Way”, By Mariyam Suleman Published

Yousaf Ajab Baloch Quetta: “Come! Let’s Discover a New Way” or “Bya! Noken Rah e Shohaz kane”, authored by young female writer Mariyam Suleman has been published by Balochi Academy. The book is fictious travelogue based on a true story of sixteen year-old Baloch girl traveling to the Oregon state of the US as a high school cultural exchange student.  Mariyam ...

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YES Alumni Celebrate the Power of Women in University of Karachi

Mariyam  Suleman  Baloch Karachi: YES (Youth Exchange and Study) Alumni celebrated “The Power of Women” as part of International Women’s Day celebrations in University of Karachi  this Friday during one-day extensive workshop. The participants had the opportunity to discuss persisting issues of women in restricted societies and various strategies that may help  reduce the issues if not end them at ...

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Growing trend of Online Journalism in Balochistan

By: Munaj Gul Muhammad Although, Online Journalism in Balochistan has not yet developed enough, but it is not entirely absent in the lest deprived province either. However, Online journalism is a modern form of journalism where the information is brought to the people by the means of internet. As Balochistan’s youths are not well encouraged to work in Online Journalism ...

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The Plight of the Gwadar Citizens

By: Mariyam Suleman As the fireworks lit up the port-city of Gwadar for its 60th year celebration of being a part of Pakistan, its citizens seem lost somewhere between the brightness of promises of future development and darkness of their unresolved issues. Gwadar, with its deep-sea port and the ambitious project China Pakistan Economic Corridor(CPEC) is all set to emerge ...

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Democracy in Balochistan is an illusion

By Mariyam Suleman One of the bloodied attacks in Balochistan on 13th July during an election campaign took more than hundred lives and injured more than hundred others. Recalling all such attacks in the last one decade in the province, one can find thousands of people killed and injured. What makes it easy for the terrorists to target the same ...

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Makran region still suffers with very limited electricity supply  

By: Sami Parvez For last two weeks there has been 18-19 hours load shedding in Makran division. The power outrage begins from 11am-4a or 5am. There is just 5-6 hours availability of electricity in 24 hours. Some sources say that QESCO has not paid the yearly amount to Iran government which has caused the power shutdown; however, some call it ...

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A bleak outlook for press freedom in Balochistan

By: Mariyam Suleman Although, Pakistan has constitutional guarantees of freedom of speech, expression and press, according to Amnesty International 2017-18 report, the crackdown on freedom of expression is growing. With no improvement, this year Pakistan again ranked 139th out of 180 on annual World Press Freedom Index released last month. As much as cases of attacks on journalists and threats ...

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Gwadar’s Water Crisis

By: Mariyam Suleman Water management  in Gwadar, a port city on the southwestern coast of Balochistan, Pakistan has turned into a severe challenge for local and national authorities. Citizens have taken to the streets to protest both against the water crisis and the authorities that have failed to pay the tanker companies which have been providing water to the city ...

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Quetta: Human Rights Activist Jalila Haider Continues Hunger Strike on Fourth Day

By: Mariyam Suleman Quetta: Quetta’s prominent young lawyer and human rights activist Jalila Haidar started a hunger strike on Friday to protest the failure of law enforcers to stop Hazara community killings in Quetta. Jalila remains firm with her only demand: “Stop Hazara Genocide” and says to continue her fast unto-death hunger strike until they are not assured by the ...

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Illegal Fishing in Balochistan Coast Causes Catches to Fall Faster

By: Mariyam Suleman The Balochistan government’s failure to take steps against illegal fishing vessels in Balochistan coast, prevent the growth of fisheries industry in Balochistan, causing severe damage to marine life and rise economic crisis for local fishermen. The ongoing disputes raised in the Balochistan coast beginning in early 2000, are often portrayed as being centered to fishermen community only. ...

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