Letters

Letter: Role Of Pakistan In Yemen Conflict

Pakistan’s foreign policy is inherently no-interventionist. Yet it has always been unequivocal in its political, diplomatic and humanitarian support for Muslims in Palestine, Kashmir and recently in Yemen. Saudi Arabia is a brotherly Muslim country with an immutable religious reverence, therefore its call for helps needs to be considered with utmost sincerity. This is what our civilian and military leadership ...

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Letter: Students Of Kharan Still Awaiting Books

Educational crisis in Balochistan has never been as serious as it is during the current educational emergency. It is disappointing to reveal that matriculate students of Kharan have not yet received their books from government. Matric classes started from 1st of April this year. Currently 1500 hundred students are enrolled in high schools of Kharan. Majority of them belong to ...

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Letter: The Dignity of Labour

In the late 19th Century, 1 May was chosen as international Workers’ day as well Labours day by the Socialists of the Second International to commemorate the Haymarket affair in Chicago. International Workers Day means many things to us. For most, it means a day off from work. 1 May actually has a long historical tradition about the worker that ...

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Letter: Nationalism And National Interest In Pakistan

The jargon ‘’Nationalism’’ has always ushered me into labyrinths of mental chaos.  Do we behold any sort of nationalism in Pakistan? Had it ever existed in Pakistan? Will it ever be witnessed? I am always entangled with such nature of queries that have always caused me an intense agitation. Retrospectively, yet I do not comprehend as to Why Pakistan had ...

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Letter: Sindh Crying For Peace

Sindh used to be recognized as a land of love, peace and Sufis but nowadays Sindh is confronting many problems related to violence for the last few years. On the 30th of January 2015, a bomb blast struck main Imam Bargah of Shikarpur during Juma Prayer. As a result 72 innocent people lost their lives. This is not the Sindh ...

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Letter: Polio Vaccines Are Not Harmful

Polio also known as Poliomyelitis is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus that attacks the nervous system. Children, younger than 5 years old are more likely to contract the virus as compared to any other age group. According to World Health Organization (WHO), one in 200 polio infections will result in permanent paralysis. However the disease has been ...

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Letter: Corruption Needs To Be Checked

The word corruption is derived from the Latin word corrupts which means to break. There are many types of corruption such as petty corruption, grand corruption and political corruption. Petty corruption is usually linked with the lower salary employees and generally considered as facilitating payments whereas grand corruption is associated with high level bureaucracy. However the political corruption, as name ...

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Letter: Place of Women In Society

Sharif NuhaaQ Baloch There was a time when girls were buried at time of their birth but now the importance of women in all fields of life is well recognized. Although, there is strong opposition to women empowerment yet she is allowed to become a career woman and earn for her family. Women have proved themselves very successful as compared ...

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Letter: Child Labor An Inescapable Reality

Young children undertake laborious work rather than study, due to poverty. Growing inflation has compelled people to send their young children to work for very low paying jobs. Unfortunately a little has been done to alleviate the issue except observing a solidarity day named “Child Labor Day” on 12th June every year. Like all problems this can be addressed by ...

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Letter: Stop Cheating In Sindh And Balochistan

Undoubtedly, merit is the foundation upon which countries develop. However in Pakistan no department is found without corruption. Education is fundamental right of every citizen but the institutions that are supposed to impart education are infested with corruption. Cheating during examinations is rampant in Sindh and Balochistan. Who is responsible for this? Cheating in exams destroys the future of the ...

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