Features

Turbat : Khairabad Girls High School  sans teachers  

By: Rizwan Fakhir Turbat The only high school for girls in Khairabad village of Balochistan province is a perfect case of bad governance where teachers remain unavailable for past five years. Khairabad is a village in Kech district of the province, located at a distance of 40 kilometers from the district headquarters of Turbat. Govt. Girls High School, Khairabad is ...

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Concerns over the Medical entrance tests in Balochistan

By: Aiz Ejaz For the last few day a huge crowd of students are being seen in front of the Quetta press club, chanting the slogan: We want fair test, we want justice and demanding from the concern authority to listen their voice. They are demonstrating without a pause to say repeatedly that they are the victims of irregularities; they ...

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Gaddani: Victims of Sea Erosion still remain shelter less

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch GADDANI: Sea erosion is a natural phenomenon that takes place along the coastal areas, causing loss of property and resulting hardships for the inhabitants.  Along the coast of Pakistan, Gaddani is also one of the affected areas by sea erosion. Sea erosion has submerged and  damaged houses of the poor fishermen, government owned buildings, religious places ...

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No Gas pressure by SSGC creates several sufferings for people in Kalat

By: Sayyed Farooq Shah  Natural Gas was discovered at Sui, Balochistan in 1952 but the gas pipeline to district Kalat was laid by the government of Gen Parvez Musharaf in 2006. Ironically, very soon people faced low gas pressure after only one year of its inception. By the time, Gas pressure decreased to a very low point. Unfortunately, as the ...

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Punjgur: The govt school which opens  after a decade

By: Rafeeq Chaakar The Govt Middle School in Diz Prom, located 100 km away from Punjgur city, has re-opened after remaining closed due to militants threats for more than a decade reviving the hopes and dreams of many local children. There is only one middle school in the area for the education of local children. Pak Voices talked to Afzal ...

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Disability is not inability: Miraj Bibi’s determination to achieve her dreams

By: Humera Karim  QUETTA: Heading towards the ‘Safe from the Start’ centre with a hobbled walk, a 27-year-old Afghan refugee teacher is confident and indifferent to the bullies around. Miraj Bibi was born with a rounded back in Quetta, the north-western city which is the provincial capital of Balochistan, Pakistan. Her spine developed a twist that later affected her legs. ...

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Kalatu Bandar: An inviting beach in Ormara

By: Hani Ramzan The tents of fishermen in the heart of the nearby hill, the noise of seabirds, torrents of breeze from the sea and the incessant music of waves are the scenes that enchant visitors at first sight. Boatmakers could be seen busy in refurbishing and repairing the boast at the beach. If you travel from Pasni to Ormara, ...

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Open air Pasni school with lonely teacher

By: Badil Baloch Government Boys Primary School, Babbar Shor, has only one room, which is also not in working condition, for over 120 students enrolled at the school. The list of problems is so long that it’s getting extremely difficult for students to continue at the school. The boundary wall has collapsed from one side whereas the remaining portion of ...

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Damaged Jetty In Pasni Adds To The Woes of Fishermen

By: Ghulam Yasin Bazenjo The crumbling condition of Pasni port’s jetty is putting hundreds of fishermen’s earnings at risk. Pasni is an ancient township of pastor fishing where 90 percent of the people are related to the fishing sector. In 1989, the government made a jetty for fishermen on the backward coast at a cost of Rs 56 crores with ...

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Online Journalism: An Innovative Approach in Balochistan

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch While online journalism has been gaining interest of readers globally and has affected print industry in most of the European countries; interestingly, the journalists from Balochistan, the most backward province of Pakistan, have introduced this digital journalism in province. Nearly a decade ago some bloggers and journalists launched their blogs and online newspapers in Balochistn to ...

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