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Unemployment in Balochistan

By: Sana Samad THE Pakistan Bureau of Statistics estimates that the unemployment rate in Balochistan is 4pc. The main reason for unemployment is lack of awareness, poverty and poor education system. According to a report, each year nearly 25,000 people graduate from Balochistan. Unfortunately, hardly around 2,000 of them can secure jobs. Government jobs are the only source of employment ...

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Down Fall of Pashto Cinema in Quetta

 By: Abdul Hadi Cinema is the most popular and common source of entertainment. Years ago, more than seven cinemas were in Quetta to entertain the viewers of Pashto films. But now the number of Pashto cinemas have decreased to just two in the capital city of Balochistan. A manager of a local cinema says: “the standard the Pashto films have ...

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International Day of Girls Child in Pakistan

By: Sana Samad   International Day of Girls Child is celebrated every year on October 11, to ensure a world free of discrimination for young women and girls. This year the fourth anniversary would be observed that each woman should receive their basic rights, and should not suffer from any problems. This year the world will focus on adolescent girls ...

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Remembering Rehan Rind Baloch

By: Sana Samad Before two years on 6th September 2016 we could not save a student name Rehan Rind. Rehan Rind, a 21-year-old Baloch student and writer from Khuzdar passed away while battling with cancer at Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH). Rehan was suffering from blood cancer, and was under treatment around for a month. The doctors had demanded more ...

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Food insecurity in Balochistan

By: Sana Samad   It has been long time that Balochistan is suffering from food insecurity problem. The Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) provided a data which estimates that 30 out of 32 districts of the province are food insecure which has been alarming issue. Shockingly, only two districts including Quetta and Jaffarabad have food security in the entire province. Most ...

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Quetta remembers attack on lawyers on 2nd anniversary

By: Sana Samad On 8th August 2016, there was an attack on a group of lawyers and journalists in Quetta that killed more than 70 people, and leaving over a 100 injured. This attack came in the wake of another attack earlier that day which killed the former president of Balochistan Bar Association, Bilal Anwar Kasi. The second attack took ...

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World Water Day and Gwadar

By: Sana Samad   World Water Day is celebrated each year on March 22, across the world to ensure that everyone has water to drink. The day is also celebrated in Pakistan to provide water to those who are lacking water. Unfortunately, the day is celebrated but no one acts upon these and our responsible authorities are silent, where one of ...

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Atta Shad: A legend Balochi poet

By: Sana Samad   This year 13th of February marks the 21st death anniversary of the legend poet Atta Shad, a well-known poet in Balochistan and also famous across Pakistan. Atta was renowned for his poetry in Urdu and Balochi. Firstly he began his journey in poetry with Urdu poem and lyrics but later he wrote   in Balochi, for the promotion of ...

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Balochistan: Raising dropouts of Baloch females after primary school

By: Sana Samad   An alarming situation of huge dropouts of Baloch girls throughout Balcohistan, after primary-schooling has raised serious questions.  In response to this situation, everyone has given their own opinion, but this issue must be of government’s major concerns given the intensity of the issue.   However, due to continuous negligence and silence by the government, the issue ...

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Dearth of public libraries in Balochistan

By: Sana Samad There is no doubt that, libraries play an essential role for the development of any nation. They create great scholars, teachers, quality leaders, honest government officials and the way to be employed. Libraries are the only place where a student can study without any disturbance. It is the source to create interest in student to be more ...

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