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Letter: Baloch students should not come to Islamabad to study: Provost of IIU

Letter: Baloch students should not come to Islamabad to study: Provost of IIU

Islamabad: Sir, I would like to bring to the notice of the authorities concerned the injustice being faced by students from Balochistan at the Islamic International University (IIUI) Islamabad. The education scenario in Balochistan is not hidden from anyone. Baloch students struggle very hard despite many financial and political hardships to get an education. They have to travel all the ...

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Letter to the Editor: “March for what?”

Letter to the Editor: “March for what?”

By Bahram Sayad      The ‘Azadi’ and ‘Inqilab’ marches have not only put the people of Lahore and Islamabad in deep trouble but also the students and other people. After the Eid vacations almost every school, college and university are reopen but because of road blocking, traffic jam, extreme congestion and brutal act of PTI and PAT workers, it is impossible ...

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Letter: Extremists Destroying the World

Letter: Extremists Destroying the World

By Bahram Sayad Respect for women has been a part of Baloch history, tradition and culture. However, new religious extremist groups are defying that tradition by forcefully closing girl’s schools. Such extremist organizations not only attack girls education but they also attack Zikri community and throw acid on the face of women.  During last few months they have attacked more ...

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Health Policy for Balochistan…?

Health Policy for Balochistan…?

By Safiullah Shahwani Whereas the Provincial Health Minister Rehmat Saleh Baloch talks of a health policy for the province in his speeches at five star hotels with bottled water and air conditioned culture, the facilities of health still remain a dream for common citizens in Balochistan. During a recent visit of mine to the Civil Hospital Quetta, I witnessed pathetic ...

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Letter: An act of violence in Science College

Letter: An act of violence in Science College

By Manzoor Tareen Government Science College Quetta has a history of interfaith harmony. This institute has seen ethnic based violence in past but never on sectarian lines. Few days back an intimidating incident took place in the premises of the hostel of government Science College that destroyed the tranquillity of the institute. Student wing of a sectarian Organization cordoned off ...

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Letter: Empowering Women as Key Change Agents

Letter: Empowering Women as Key Change Agents

Women bear almost all responsibility for meeting basic needs of the family, yet are systematically denied the resources, information and freedom of action they need to fulfill this responsibility. The vast majority of the world’s poor are women. Two of the world’s illiterate population is female. Of the millions of school age children are not enrolled in school, the majority are girls. And today, ...

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Letter: Education system in Balochistan

Letter: Education system in Balochistan

Education is the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty. Undoubtedly, all the provinces of Pakistan are lack   quality education but Balochistan is the most deprived one.  According to Pakistan Economic Survey of 2012-2013, the education ratio of Balochistan is 46 percent, in this 65 percent of them are male and 23 percent of them are female which shows the ...

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Letter: Turbat Civil Hospital in dire need of Social Welfare Department

Letter: Turbat Civil Hospital in dire need of Social Welfare Department

No one can deny the fact that most of the people in Balochistan are living under the poverty line. When they became disease affected, they die due to poverty in rural areas of the of the resource rich province. Once I have visited the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) hospital Islamabad, which has Social Welfare Department and it is ...

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Quetta: Journalists protest killing of colleagues

Quetta:  Journalists protest killing of colleagues

QUETTA: Journalists in Balochistan staged a protest demonstration in Quetta against the killing of their colleague Ibrar Tanoli and others.  The Balochistan Union of Journalists (BUJ) staged a protest in front of the Quetta Press Club. Journalists chanted slogans and carried placards and banners inscribed with their demands. They demanded immediate arrest of killers of Ibarar Tanoli, a journalist of ...

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Mushahid urges PM to meet Mama Qadeer Baloch, missing persons long march team.

Mushahid urges PM to meet Mama Qadeer Baloch, missing persons long march team.

ISLAMABAD: Chairman, Senate National Defence Committee, Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, has urged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to personally meet Mama Qadeer Baloch and his team.  He was talking to the media men on Sunday to share his experiences of the first-ever visit of the parliamentary Defence Committee to the Balochistan coastal cities of Gwadar and Ormara.  The senator said Pakistan’s ...

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