Editorial

Editorial: ‘Fit for Promotion’

‘For forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is the best,” said Alexandar Pope. Service delivery at Government Departments has always remained a sorry figure. Name a department and you will find miserable tale of inefficiency, lack of good governance, weariness towards work, averseness to punctuality and a psychology of corruption ruling the roost. The mega scandal ...

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Editorial: Population Control in Balochistan

It was to the surprise of everyone that during the routine registration the census team came across a man having as many as 54 children. Abdul Majeed, a resident of Nushki, has married six times and fathers 42 living children while 12 have died. Two of his wives had passed away but he had married two more after their death ...

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Editorial: World Cancer Day

Perhaps the most daunting challenge for the oncologist worldwide is the combating cancer. According to the estimates from the International Agency for Research (IARC), there were 41.1 million new cases and 8.2 million deaths worldwide in 2012 while the global burden is expected to shoot up to 21.7 million new cancer cases and 13 million deaths until 2030. American Cancer ...

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Editorial: A step in the right direction

Libraries and cultural centres are reflective characteristics of such nations that are live to the value and importance of not only education and rapidly changing world but also that of their culture, tradition, literature, folklore and peculiar life style.  The opening of Quaid-e-Azam Library and Noori Naseer Khan Cultural Complex Auditorium at the provincial capital indeed is a move in ...

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Editorial: Balochistan Disaster Response

More than 13 people reported to have been killed and countless injured so far in the wake of recent calamitous downpours and snowfall across the province. Many mud houses caved in, burying the inhabitants under the debris. Very unfortunate as it is, one of the many impacts of climate change, and perhaps the most disastrous in nature, is that it ...

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Editorial: Mushtaq Raisani’s Plea Bargain

The Executive Board of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in a disclosure move on Wednesday accepted the plea bargain request of more than Rs2 billion of Balochistan Finance Secretary Mushtaq Ahmad Raisani and Sohail Majeed Shah, the contractor and front man of Mir Khalid Khan Langov, ex-adviser to CM Balochistan for Finance. In line with a press release issued by NAB ...

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Editorial: The inactive PTSMCs in Balochistan

The role of society and parents in strengthening a school in a community can never be ignored. The parents in all times have been recognized as key stakeholders in the quality education process. Therefore, the government realized need for more engagement of parents in the education process by establishing Parents Teachers School Management Committee (PTSMC). The formation of the PTSMC ...

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Editorial: The bloodshed in Quetta

In the latest terrorist attack at Police Training College at least 61 security personnel were killed and more than 165 others were injured as heavily-armed militants wearing suicide vests stormed a police Training College. Home Minister of Balochistan Sarfraz Bugti informed media that three terrorists entered the Police Training College from the rare gate after martyring a watchman and held ...

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Editorial:Bloody attack in Quetta

A suicide bomber killed at least 70 people including lawyers, media men, civilians and injured more than a hundred at the Civil Hospital in Quetta on 8th August, blast at Civil Hospital came hours after unidentified gunmen killed president of Balochistan Bar Association Advocate Bilal Anwar Kasi in the provincial capital following which lawyers had brought his body to the ...

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Editorial: The Trend of “Visiting Lecturers” In BUITEMS

Provision of quality education has always remained a major issue in Balochistan, since  University of Balochistan (UoB), Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University (SKB), Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS) in capital city of Balochistan, have not been able  to give the standard education required in the university level. There are number of reasons, causing poor quality education, however, one ...

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