Letters

Letter: Chickungunya in Makran

Chickungunya is spreading rapidly in Makran division. Yet there are no initiatives for its prevention. Especially Turbat,and Gwadar districts have been affected the most. According to Divisional Head Quarter hospital at Turbat report, more than 100 cases have been diagnosed, 70 of them were infected by the virus. However, in Pasni and Gwadar 5 people died due to having no ...

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Letter: Child labour

Though, child labour is prohibited by the constitution of Pakistan and labour laws yet it is prevalent in Pakistan. Many children are suffering from mental, physical, moral and social harm while government has chosen to remain oblivious to the situation. According to National Child Labour Survey (NLSC), approximately 3.3 million children including 73% boys and 27% girls below the age ...

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Letter: Cruelty in Syria

The killing of innocent people with chemical weapons in Syria continues. America and Israel continue the inhuman approaches in the area; however, the silence of the UN is an open encouragement to the brutal countries to continue barbarity in Syria by killing the children, women and Youths in a large number. The human rights organizations are urged to be very ...

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Letter:  NADRA office Turbat fails to facilitate public

National Database & Registration Authority (NADRA) office is one of the major offices of Turbat where in a day approximately 7 to 8 hundred people including students visit for registration an and receiving their CNICs and B-forms. Furthermore, it detriments to mention that people are facing a large number of  setbacks via disconnected internet, mismanagement, no proper seating, lack of ...

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Letter: Land encroachment in Turbat Market

Turbat market is the commercial area of District Kech. The shops remain crowded during the day. Currently, shopkeepers have encroached market and public places. Most of the shopkeepers have increased the sizes of their shops without taking permission from government. A number of hawker-men are found besides the roads, selling, flowers, fruits and vegetables. Because of the land encroachment, the ...

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Letter: Effects of drought in Balochistan

In Balochistan, drought is completely destroying the livestock owned by the people of rural areas. Almost 25 percent of the livestock has already been perished in many districts of the Balochistan. Livestock is the source of the food of the poor people of rural areas, and over 70 percent population’s income is based on livestock. Economic backbone of rural Balochistan ...

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Letter: Menace of cheating rampant

Cheating is recognized as the worst culture which is devastating the educational system. Unfortunately, it has become the most grim-faced and burning issue in the education sector across the country and being done openly during the exams of matriculation, intermediates, masters and bachelors. They pass their examination with the help of cheating through using cellphones and guidebooks and other materials ...

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Letter: Hepatitis in Pakistan

Hepatitis is now on raise in Pakistan and it is causing deaths. More than 20 million people have been the victim of hepatitis B and approximately 15 million people have been the victim of hepatitis C. Nearly 500000 people would die annually such as over 400 people are losing their lives every day. More than 5 million people need urgent ...

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Letter: Education problem in Balochistan

 In this technology era, the most important but education in Balochistan has been the most neglected sector, which is creating more problems for the upcoming generation. Mostly the education of women and girls has been in gloomy.  Although the women illiteracy rate in Pakistan is 80 percent and still growing. It is unfortunate that the education of rural women in ...

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Letter: Chickengunya in Balochistan

Chikungunya is an illness caused by a virus that spreads through mosquito bites. The most common symptoms of Chikungunya are fever, joint pain, headache, muscle pain, swelling, or rash. According to some reports compiled by (WHO) and Balochistan Health Department that Chickengunya resurfaced in the Coastal Areas of Balochistan,since January till March 17th of this year approximately some 472 cases ...

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