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Cancer hospital in Balochistan

By: Sana Samad In last few decades, cancer has become one of the deadliest diseases, continuously killing thousands of people yearly worldwide. The International Agency of Research estimated that more than 41 million new cases of cancer have been reported with 8.2 million deaths in 2012. The disease is growing and in 2030, the deaths rates could reach to 13 ...

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The notion of “Cancer ~death, no longer”, doesn’t seem acceptable in Balochistan

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch The growing numbers of cancer patients’ along with the responsibilities of government authorities in Balochistan are also increasing the tasks of volunteers and journalists in Balochistan. Most of the patients of different ages belong to poor families who are unable to bear the cost of life saving treatment. The recent past has witnessed that volunteers and ...

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Rehan Rind’s Message: A Cancer hospital in Balochistan

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch Rehan Rind, a 21 year-old student from Khuzdar, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)  in July 2016. ALL is a type of blood cancer which causes blood-division disorder. After initial medical tests he was admitted in Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH), where Rs 5 million was required for his life saving treatment. The payment of treatment ...

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Balochistan 2016 Year End Review: Hundreds of People Killed in Terrorist Attacks

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch  Despite all claims of improved law and order situation in 2016, it proved itself a worst year regarding poor rule of law in Balochistan.  Balochistan again lost hundreds of precious human lives just because of security lapse. Once again the claims of Nawaz government were rebuffed by themselves. The burning Balochistan remained same as it used ...

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Online Journalism Needs to Be Encouraged in Balochistan

Sami Parvez Online journalism is a modern form of journalism, where the information is distributed by means of Internet. It is gradually gaining interest of readers globally. Even in some of the European countries it has affected print journalism. Online journalism in Balochistan, has not yet developed enough, however, it is not entirely absent in the lest deprived and poor province of ...

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Census and Baloch Reservations in Presence of Afghan Refugees

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch According to the decision of the Council of Common Interests (CCI), an inter-provincial body, the sixth population census would be conducted in March 2016 with the support of the armed forces in Pakistan, as was done during the 1998 census. However, the Baloch nationalist parties are keenly opposing the scheduled population census with the number of ...

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Disastrous Effects Of Closure Of Schools in Balochistan Will Be Felt In Future; Dr. Malik And Allies Will Be Responsible: Malik Siraj Akbar

Interview by Adnan Aamir & Yousaf Ajab Baloch Malik Siraj Akbar is the internationally most well known journalist from Balochistan. He was born in 1983 in Panjgur district of Balochistan. He started his career as a journalist at the age of 16 and became the Balochistan Bureau Chief of “Daily Times” at the age of 22. In 2009, Mr. Akbar ...

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Balochistan:A Battle Ground for Journalists

By Yousaf Ajab Baloch Balochistan is being marked for increased violence against journalists   where more than 30 journalists have been killed or firstly abducted and later on killed and dumped while performing their profession. This has become an alarming situation for journalists. Balochistan has been transformed into a battlefield for journalist in order to prevent them from covering unabated human ...

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Balochistan, a tale of singular narratives

Asif Magsi My fellow journalist, Irshad Ahmed Mastoi Baloch, was killed in broad daylight at his office in Quetta. He was one, of few, brave journalists who would criticise the establishment’s unjust policies towards Balochistan. His fellow trainee reporter, Abdul Ghulam Rasool, and a serving accountant, Mohammed Younus, also lost their lives in the incident. I cannot believe or understand ...

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Growing extremism and acid attacks in Balochistan

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch The growing extremism and alarming steps being taken by radicalised outfits are a great menace to all people in Balochistan where, once again, Baloch women are confronting acid attacks. The recent three attacks on 12 women within 10 days in Pishin, Quetta and Mastung have proved that extremists in Balochistan not only target kill the Hazaras ...

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