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CPEC and challenges ahead

CPEC and challenges ahead

 By: Rafiullah CPEC, a ray of hope, a game changer, token of strong economy and prosperity, this is all what we know about CPEC. We view the CPEC through the prism of optimism, neglecting the problems attach to it. We are unaware of the myriad challenges in the course of CPEC development. Let us have a fleeting look on the other ...

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Balochistan Youth Policy hangs in balance

Balochistan Youth Policy hangs in balance

By: Mir Behram Baloch Fatima Iqbal Khan, 35, is active youth and human rights activist. She has recently been honored with National Award for Human rights by president of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain for the best achievement.  She is one of the activists who drafted youth policy in 2014 for Environment, Sports & Youth Affairs Department Government of Balochistan; however, the ...

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World Water Day and Gwadar

World Water Day and Gwadar

By: Sana Samad   World Water Day is celebrated each year on March 22, across the world to ensure that everyone has water to drink. The day is also celebrated in Pakistan to provide water to those who are lacking water. Unfortunately, the day is celebrated but no one acts upon these and concerned authorities are silent, as one of ...

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Hooliganism of IJT in Punjab universities

Hooliganism of IJT in Punjab universities

By: Suhail Mandukhel Islam is protector of peace and No Hadith, verse instructs followers to suppress propagation of any sociable culture. The only culture which is abominable in Islam is culture of Terrorism but near to Jumiat-i-Islami , only off-putting culture is of Pashtuns and Baluch. On the joyful day of March 22, Students of Punjab University Lahore were feting ...

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Education and our ruling flouts

Education and our ruling flouts

By: Ejaz Magsi The education system in Pakistan seems very adverse; it is believed to that  4.1 children are out of schools according to the UNDP report 2015. Policies that have been made for education sector are known to be not improving and making it more productive. The illiteracy rate has rapidly increased, unemployment seems as talking to sky, in ...

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Child marriage as a violation of human rights

Child marriage as a violation of human rights

By: Farah Naz Baloch Child marriage is one of the major issues which has taken place and victimized many young lives in Baloch society. Early marriage is usually considered as forced marriage where a child has to play the role of a mother. It is practiced in our society where a young child below the age of eighteen (18) is ...

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Pak and Iran ties in light of Baluchistan

Pak and Iran ties in light of Baluchistan

 By: Suhail Mandukhel    For decades, Pakistan and Iran had been in cordial shell when both were ardent partners of United States. But after Iranian revolution, this warmth began to transform into mildness. The root cause which brought about slump in friendship was distinguishable posture of both countries towards United States. During Pak-Iran Amity, Baluchistan was the focal point of ...

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CPEC and its Impact on the Region

CPEC and its Impact on the Region

 By: Zaheer Ud Din Babar CPEC as a game changer has almost been a buzzword since the inception of this project. Both China and Pakistan are investing relentless efforts to finalize the project, thereby, to operationalize it as soon as possible as the port is believed to accrue immense economic dividends. Successful operationalization of Gwadar port would be a kismet-changer for both ...

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Sherani: One of the backward districts of Balochistan           

Sherani: One of the backward districts of Balochistan           

 By: Fazal Sherani District Sherani or Shirani is a district in Baluchistan province; it was separated from Zhob after granting the district status in 3 January 2006.The name of district originated from the dominant tribe of the area (SHERANI TRIBE). District Sherani has only two tribes SHERANI and HARIFAL. According to the census of 1998 the total population was 8, 3771. Which ...

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Innocence Handcuffed: Juvenile justice system in Balochistan

Innocence Handcuffed: Juvenile justice system in Balochistan

By:  Masmoom Shahwani QUETTA: He is only 14 but moved to courthouse in a prisoner delivery van along with other hardened criminals for bail. Peeping from the wire meshed window of the van, he can watch the uniformed school children of his age walking to schools with books in hand, bags slinging down the shoulders and faces shinning. However, tears ...

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