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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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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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Crumbling Education System under the Shadow of Terrorism

Shafiq Zaib- Quetta Education always over shades the curse of crime to provide enlightened horizons for excellence of future, where students are the building blocks of any nation. Miserably, numerous children are still out of schools but it is mentioned in article 25-A, in the constitution of Pakistan that government must provide  free and compulsory education to the masses of ...

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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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Editorial: Hajira Case Exposes Double Standards of Balochistan Government

Hajira is a 13 year old girl from Kharan and who is suffering from acute myeloid leukemia, a type of blood cancer. Treatment of this illness is only possible in Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH). Hajira belongs from an underprivileged family and her patients can’t afford to finance her treatment in AKUH. Civil Society Balochistan, a coalition of citizens of Balochistan, ...

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Editorial: Intermediate Result Debacle

As per the result announced by Balochistan Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BBISE) 71 percent candidate, out of 26,882 that appeared in exams, could not pass it. Those who passed the exams have also scored lower marks, on average. As expected, Intermediate students who were victimized by BBISE took the streets. On 6th September, almost 3,000 students protested outside ...

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Editorial: BPSC Must Bring its House in Order

Balochistan Public Service Commission (BPSC) is a constitutionally-mandated autonomous body which is responsible for recruitment on provincial government jobs that have scale of BPS-16 or higher. BPSC has been marred by corruption and mismanagement in recent past. Last Chairman of BPSC was unceremoniously sacked by Governor of Balochistan after a judicial inquiry report found him responsible for corruption in job ...

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