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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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The laden buses of Panjgur bother the passengers 

By: Aziz Ejaz One of the main issues that Panjgur confronts is the extremely overloaded buses which take them to the roughly connected cities such as Quetta and Karachi via the single carriage route.  The accountable authority and especially the district administration after the tragic and ruinous mishap of burning a passenger bus adjacent at Bela along with nearly travelers ...

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Air pollution: An inaudible killer in Pakistan

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch The report: “The State of Global Air 2019” ranks Pakistan as fifth country with fatal effects of Air pollution. Health and environmental experts’ term air pollution as emerging public health emergency in world and in Pakistan. Air pollution has been named as one of the leading cause of deaths in Pakistan with death toll reported to ...

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Drugs departs!

By: Munaj Gul Muhammad Nawaz, 41 years old, resident of Kolahoo ( Kolahoo is a small diminutive thorp in tehsil Tump) has been involved in drugs for almost last eight years along with his brothers and some other relatives. By now he is impelled to sell woods house to house to cope drugs to solace his plague and pang that ...

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No participation of stakeholders in District-level Budget Consultation weakens democratic process in Balochistan

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch In order to strengthen democracy, it is very essential to introduce and empower it at grass root level. The smallest unit of democracy is union council. Later councilors perform at district level. Democracy progresses with community participation and develops sense of ownership in general masses for local and national initiatives. Democracy takes deep roots, if the ...

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Government fails to reduce growing unemployment in Balochistan 

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch Quetta: Saeed Ahmed,28, was one of the toppers among National Testing Candidate’s for teaching posts in Union Council Chatkan of Panjgur district, in 2015. Allegedly he was refused to be posted as a teacher, due to the non-availability of vacant post at his UC. This did not happen only in district Panjgur, however, almost in all ...

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