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Half of the settlements in Balochistan don’t have schools: CM Advisor for Education

Quetta – 03 April, 2014 – “Half of the settlements in Balochistan don’t have schools and government is aiming 300 new schools and upgrade 300 primary and 300 secondary schools in Balochistan, Balochistan today needs more emphasis on education sector and media should also follow suit”. This was stated by Advisor to Chief Minister for Education, Sardar Raza Mohammad Bareech, ...

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Quetta: Armed men kill three, injure two women

QUETTA: At least three persons killed and two injured when armed men opened indiscriminate fire on a car in the Satellite Town area of Quetta today. According to the sources, some armed men entered into the Satellite Town area of Quetta, where they targeted and opened fire on the car, the indiscriminate   firing   killed   three people sitting  in the car ...

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CM Balochistan congratulates Quetta Bar body

Quetta:  Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has congratulated newly elected body of Quetta District Bar Association. According to a statement issued here on Tuesday, the CM felicitated Malik Samandar Khan  Kasi Advocate  for becoming  President  of  Quetta  District Bar  Association  and  Muhammad Hasan Mengal , Secretary of the  bar.  He hoped that newly elected body of the Quetta ...

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Balochistan: An Educationally Poor Province

 Noor Ahmed Jugri Baloch  No doubt Balochistan is famous for its large territory and natural resources; however, it is backward in terms of education and advancements. Though much has been said regarding the enhancement of educational system, a little is done to deal with it. Moreover, it remains disheartening to reveal that there are 5000 schools that do not even ...

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The prior earthquake and the nation-wide Campaign

By Jameel Jansheer  There are many countries which have been once hit hard by the unforeseen earthquakes. In a manner of speaking, the 1964 Alaskan earthquake, which caused millions of dollars in damage and the 1989 tremor in Loma Prieta, California, and the 1995 tremor in Kobe, Japan. When such moderate or very large earthquakes take place, so, without a ...

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Blacklisted in Baluchistan

By Sumit Galhotra/CPJ Asia Program Research Associate Top of Form  Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif made a series of commitments to safeguard press freedom during a meeting with a CPJ delegation last week. Among them was a pledge to speak out in support of media freedom and against attacks on journalists, particularly in high-conflict areas like Baluchistan.  Baluchistan–Pakistan’s largest province by area–has been mired in ...

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Literature: Baloch poets and their inspirational poetry

By Shahjahan Zehri Poetry is one of the most precious assets of Baloch land and its inhabitants. The tree of that poetic tradition has grown up, witnessing the wars throughout the history, the pain is so deeply rooted that even the entire war-torn history could not  uproot the Baloch poetic spirit; it has always smiled in the face of inevitable. ...

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Language policy of National Party

By ABDUL HAKIM BALOCH I was watching an interview of the Chief Minister Balochistan, Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch on a private Balochi T.V Channel. He spoke at length about his various policies, performance, and achievements of his eight-month-old government. He also spoke a lot about his National Party’s manifesto which they had issued for the 2013 general elections. I had  ...

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Demographic change in Balochistan and coming Tsunami

Jeeyand Kashif Sajidi Ever since the inception of Pakistan, Balochistan has been the most turbulent province. It has witnessed five major military operations. The ongoing operation which started on 2006 and was intensified after the demise of Nawab Akbar Bugti an influential tribal chief cum politician has been the deadliest of all operations.  As compared to past, Baloch sarmachars ( Baloch ...

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Education is Salvation

By Syed Muhammad Aslam Shah Education is the most crucial ingredient of human life. It enables man to live a civilized life. In fact, education seems to have built a link among earlier and present human generations. It transforms the experiences – successes and failures— of the predecessors to the present lot of people. In other words, we learn, through ...

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