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CPDI Expresses Its Concern over Delay in Constitution of Balochistan PFC

ISLAMABAD: Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) has expressed its concern over delay in constitution of Balochistan Provincial Finance Commission (PFC). Seven years since new local government law was passed and Balochistan still doesn’t have a PFC award. Expressing CPDI’s point of view through a press statement Amer Ejaz, Executive Director at CPDI said that the process of devolution ...

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Woes of Children in Balochistan

By: Sana Samad Undoubtedly, education leads toward development but it is unfortunate that the Baloch children are deprived of their fundamental right of education. Instead of going to school, they work in different places to survive. It is estimated that nearly 66 percent of Balochistan’s children do not attend schedule. The Advisor to the Chief Minister Balochistan on Education Sardar ...

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Disseminating Arms Race in South Asia

By: Mohammad Ishaq Nasar While nuclear arms race in South Asia is widely regarded as the most serious and deeply-entrenched problem which tattered the stability of entire region. The incessant security competition between India and Pakistan has created environment immensely conducive for nuclear arms race in the volatile region of South Asia. The nuclear arms competition between both perennial hostile ...

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Letter: Poor Technology of Agriculture in Balochistan

Technology plays an important role in the development of agriculture. It helps the farmers to grow more and more crops. Plants are the producers of food chain. But unfortunately, in Baluchistan the agriculture is going to backwardness day by day due to lack of modern technology. Actually in this province people are using old techniques and they are unable to ...

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Letter: The Cheating Culture in Government Schools of Turbat

It is true that privates’ schools of Turbat are playing vital role in educational field as compare to Governmental schools, currently annual examination of class 9th and 10th is going on but sad to see that Governmental students totally dependent on cheating. Most importantly, by cheating students will defame them and will not be capable of achieving a reputation. It ...

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Letter: Lack of Doctors in Hoshab

Hoshab is one of the prominent cities of the Balochistan. Inhabitants of this city are suffering from several kinds of problems. The most solemn problem being faced by the people is a lack of doctors. There are no good doctors in the city because of which residents are forced to migrate to other cities. Those who do not afford to ...

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Letter: Lack of Facilities in Govt Primary School Absor

I would like to draw the attention of concerned authorities to the condition of Government Primary School Absor. The school lacks teachers and other facilities. The school has no electricity, furniture and some other basic facilities. The authorities are requested to provide required facilities and appoint teachers to government primary school Absor. Mahnoor Naseem Absor, Turbat. Published in The Balochistan ...

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30000 Tube Wells In Balochistan To Be Converted To Solar Power

ISLAMABAD: The federal government and the Balochistan government agreed to take immediate actions, within a month, for the installation of 30,000 solar tube-wells by replacing the existing conventional ones. The decision was taken in a meeting chaired by Power Division Minister Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari under special instructions by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. The meeting was attended by ...

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Senators Walkout over Disappearance of Baloch Woman

ISLAMABAD: The combined opposition along with Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) senators – an ally of ruling PML-N – staged a walkout from the Senate in protest against the disappearance of wife and children of a Baloch insurgent Dr Allah Nazar from Balochistan. Chairman Senate Raza Rabbani also took serious notice of the matter and warned the State Minister for ...

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Letter: Deforestation

Forests are very important for pleasant surrounding and they are very necessary for creatures on earth. Forest provides us pure and fresh air which is essential for human being. We take fresh breath due to forests. Nowadays industrial competition between developed countries is causing air pollution which is damaging ozone layer. Thus, it is causing climate changes. We can control ...

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