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Education enables us to sense the meaning of life

By: Humera Kareem For over 40 years, persistent conflict and instability in Afghanistan have forced millions of Afghans to flee their homes in search of safety. Today, some 4.6 million Afghans, including 2.7 million registered refugees, still live outside the country, mostly in neighbouring Pakistan and Iran. Pakistan hosts over 1.4 million Afghan refugees. Among them are Mahbooba Afghan and ...

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The lesser children of God

By: Munaj Gul Muhammad Balochistan: Visiting Quetta city (The capital of Balochistan) in the end of December_2020 and on the Eve of new year_2021 left a cloud of confusions in my mind as after coming across to a child almost aged 13 to 14 appealing to every passer-by to give him a small amount of money to have a living. ...

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Tump needs the attentions of its so-called leaders

By: Munaj Gul Mohammad Nohan Baloch, 12, gets up early in the morning and goes house to house in finding the work to earn a sum of money for the family. They are the family of four members. Since his birth he has never worn new clothes and shoes when he sees other children in wearing beautiful shoes and clothes ...

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How can Balochistan prosper if its poor children are out-of-school and uneducated?

By: Munaj Gul Muhammad Tariq Baloch, 13, gets up early in the morning and moves to the nearby garage in Turbat city every day so as to earn a little sum of money for the family. He uses the work tools at a very young age rather than picking up books to be at school. And schooling has not been ...

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Health authorities fail to control quacks and business of substandard medicine

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch KALAT: Balochistan has been confronting multiple challenges in Health sector and alleviation of such problems in health sector can only be an illusion, the mentioned issues are weather due to lack of resource or poor administrative management.  Lack and absence of staff, especially doctors in different cities of Balochistan has also caused presence of quack doctors ...

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Balochistan always suffers the most!

By: Munaj Gul Muhammad Nazir Muhammad, gets up early in the morning and takes the herd of sheep to forest for grazing. He is almost 49. His profession has never eased his troubles, therefore, he has no dreams in dwelling a comfortable life since his childhood.  Sometimes, his family members sleep without taking a loaf of bread due to deprivation. ...

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How drug addicts decimate the society

By: Munaj Gul Muhammad Sometimes, in some parts of Balochistan, wherever you look, you only see the young runaways indulged in drugs. The Kech District is one such place__Situated in southern Balochistan, the District is predominantly populated by Baloch with different castes and creeds. And in the erstwhile, the region is completely cut off from the rest of Balochistan’s development. ...

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Sport Complex Zhob couldn’t be built even after 13 years, NAB ordered inquiry

By:  Abdul Hadi In the caretaker government of 2007-08 the then federal minister of culture and sports Sikandar Hayat Khan Joezai ordered the approval of Zhob sports complex along with Qilla Saifullah, Pishin and Qilla Abdullah sports complexes. Zhob sports complex known as “Saleh Muhammad Khan Sports Complex” has got controversial. The further construction of sports complex has been stopped ...

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Anti-harassment committees haven’t been established yet in all govt and non-governmental organizations of Balochistan

By:  Abdul Hadi Najma,23, was among the fortunate girls who was allowed by her family to do master’s in university. Najma completed her one and half year happily until the province was shaken by harassment scandal. Najma says, “ I was allowed to do master’s degree but the university scandal turned the situation to worst for me as my elder ...

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Internet access: The need of the hour in Makran

By: Munaj Gul Muhammad The advancement of the technologies in the 21st century remain invisible particularly in Turbat, generally in overall Balochistan; though, the technologies and access to internet became the exigent requirement of today’s society, but unfortunately, it remains every day’s epidemic of Balochistan. The province has always been neglected in every sector, be it, healthcare, educational development or ...

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