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Editorial: World Cancer Day

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Editorial: The Plight of Ignored Water Resource Management Graduates and Their Credible Services

Editorial: The Plight of Ignored Water Resource Management Graduates and Their Credible Services

Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences is an institution of higher education in Lasbela district of Balochistan which is well known for its innovative technology and advanced research. The Faculty of Water Sciences is one of the four leading Faculties of the Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences. It is only one of its kind degree ...

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Editorial: A War against Noble Cause

Editorial: A War against Noble Cause

Apart from number of reasons, assaults on Polio teams and their escorts has become the chief cause making Polio unbeatable in Pakistan. The religious militants have started a war against this noble cause and till today dozens of precious lives have been lost. Recently, once again Balochistan shocked when a suicide attack close to a polio vaccination center in capital ...

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