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Short Story Brahui: Ghamkhwar Hayat English Translation: Fareed Bugti It was a chilly day of December. The bulging pipelines of little warm-rooms of the village were emitting smoke as it is coming out of a running coal-train. Today, our neighbors had received their guests out of the blue. A little boy of them came to us for asking a scarce ...

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Book Review: The Secret Garden

By: Sahar Abdul Karim The secret to happiness and altruism. The novel revolves on a selfish, mean-spirited lead, whose journey towards acquiring self-knowledge commences with an unlocked door.  The secret garden is one of the best publications of an American playwright and author Frances Hodgson Burnett. She has written numerous novels and earned a great name in the children’s literature. ...

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Nobody Came to My Funeral

Brahui: Ghamkhwar Hayat English: Fareed Bugti  The graveyard of my town is situated in the half way of bazaar. When I am willing to go to bazaar on foot, I must stay at, and pray for my dead elders and also raise my hands, in the intention of praying, For other dead people. Suddenly, it came to my mind that ...

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Book Review: Hani and engagement with birth

By: Ali Jan Maqsood Hani, a Balochi book, written by Zahir Deedar describes the dilemmatic realm of most of the newly born babies who get engaged with their birth. The book is based on Baloch society and the wrong customs we make in our society for women. The writer began the story with two friends Mazar and Meeran. After one ...

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The collection of decade-old political ‘Pashto’ mag launched                     

 By: Rafiullah Mandokhail  ZHOB: The launching ceremony of the historical and political book ‘Pashto’ held at district assembly hall here. Veteran politician and member of the Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party central committee Molvi Sultan Kharoti presided over the launching event. A large number of political activists, writers, intellectuals, poets and people from different walks of life attended the ceremony. The ...

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Book Review: Like it happened yesterday

By: Adnan Maqsood It is a novel written by Ravinder Singh, an Indian novelist and a successful reminder of childhood through his books. He has written six books, and this is third one of him. Ravinder Singh belonged to a poor family in his childhood, where his father worked to provide education to his children that they should not suffer ...

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Pashtoons express love, affection for history, tradition on Int Culture Day

By: Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: International Pashtoon Culture Day celebrated here in Zhob and other Pashtoon dominated districts of Balochistan province. Nationalist parties, literary and culture organizations and social activists arranged musical programs and cultural shows to mark the day and highlight the centuries old Pashtoons’ history and their rich culture. Children were wearing brightly colored and embroidered dresses. The youngsters ...

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The epic story of Hammal and Mahganj

By: Zeeshan Nasir The Baloch history is full of secrets and adventures but unfortunately, with the lack of media and government’s attention, the issues and historical heritage still remains uncovered. The Baloch history is congested with exemplary incidents and events. The same like the Mughals’ rule in the Indian subcontinent, the Delhi sultanate or be it others. The Balochi love ...

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Tribute paid to Siddiq Baloch and Rasool Buksh Raisani

By: Aziz Ejaz In the fields of education and journalism, two reverent personalities Dr Rasool Bukhsh Raisani and journalist Lala Siqque Baloch played great role respectively. In honor of both, Baloch Student Action Committee held a reference at University of Balochistan to highlight the exceptional contributions they played in their respective fields. Journalism and education both can be considered the ...

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A humble tribute to the vivid memory of the eminent scholar and researcher Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Khan Baloch  

By: Ayub Baloch. It was the occasion of deciding the ‘Life Achievement Award’ for the year 2005. The panel of judges comprised Mazer-ul-Haque Siddiqui, Dr. Farman Fatehpuri, Prof. Fateh Muhammad Malik, Ayaz Khan Daoodzai, Dr. Riaz Majeed, Madam Zatoon Bano, Nisar Aziz Butt and me, Ayub Baloch. The meeting was in progress at Academy of Letters, Islamabad and a number of highly deserving names ...

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