Opinion

The oppressed Baloch pupils of Quaid Azam University Islamabad

By: Shafiq Zaib Baloch Balochistan is the richest province as to its natural resources but very poor owing to its mismanagement. Since ages, the masses of this province are confronting a number of tribulations. Such as education, health and many more conundrums have become the fate of the denizens of this province. Balochistan is considered as the black hole of ...

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Woes of Children in Balochistan

By: Sana Samad Undoubtedly, education leads toward development but it is unfortunate that the Baloch children are deprived of their fundamental right of education. Instead of going to school, they work in different places to survive. It is estimated that nearly 66 percent of Balochistan’s children do not attend schedule. The Advisor to the Chief Minister Balochistan on Education Sardar ...

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Reko Diq Copper: Blessing or Curse?

By: Syed Akhtar Ali Bad news has been coming recently of Pakistan losing the case in International tribunal on the Reko Diq case. The penalty expected varies from 300-400 million USD to many billions of USD, depending on the approach to loss compensation adopted. In this very space, I had in 2011 counselled and opposed the kind of judicial activism ...

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Hamal Kalmati: A Great Warrior of Balochistan

 By: Aziz Ejaz During fifteenth and sixteenth centuries the European nations showed very curious moves for exploration of overseas trade and their supremacy in distant seas and lands, resultantly in 15the century the first king of Portugal decided to send a naval mission under the supervision of Vasco Da Gama, an explorer and first Admiral of the Seas, who was ...

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The Dilemma and Disparities of Democracy

By: Anwar Zaib Philosophical foundation of democracy rests on the notions of popular sovereignty, participatory governance and the rule with consents. The power to form the change a government lies with the citizens who elect their representatives for setting up a government. Such a government is accountable to the people through their representative who have the ultimate power to change ...

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Balochistan Towards Warfare or Welfare

By: Qazi Nisar Ahmed Before tailoring the future scenario of Balochistan towards warfare or welfare, let’s view some snapshots of Balochistan history showing deprivations, conflicts, and periodic insurgencies since 1948. If we analyze the causes of the inconsistencies and riots, it would be reflected that the people are struggling and demanding for fair and equal socio-economic development and their sense ...

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Road Traffic Accidents in Balochistan

By: Zahir Karim Road traffic accidents have killed millions of people worldwide and thousands of people in Pakistan. According to Pakistan Bureau of Statistics Government of Pakistan, from 2004 to 2013 more than 50 thousand people have died in more than 100 thousand accidents. Though the developed countries have reduced the rate of accidents by using various prevention tools and ...

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11 Years of Bughti’s Assasination: Understanding What Balochistan has Undergone

By: Mariyam Suleman Balochistan fell into a terrifying chaos after Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti was killed on 26th August 2006. Although the news about the death of Nawab Bugti was confirmed hours later, hundreds of protesters demonstrated on roads the same night. This time, the protests did not limit to the provincial capital of Quetta or to the tribal areas ...

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Unvoiced Balochistan’s Education Miseries

By: Bill Noor Every child has the right to free and compulsory education, states the 1973 constitution of Pakistan. The Current condition of the education sector does not seem to fix this line of the constitution. Education remains just a popular political slogan. While the country’s country law men are busy in corruption and then with Dharnas and Rallies, defending ...

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Depletion in Fishery Stock and Its Consequences in Balochistan

By: Qazi Nisar Ahmed Fishing is the main and major source of income and livelihood of the people of Coastal area of Balochistan since the inception of human population, centuries ago. Around 55000-60,000 people are engaged in fishing and 60% of them are on regular basis. Balochistan is bestowed with a large share of 760 km coastline alongwith 8 main ...

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