Opinion

Killer Roads in Balochistan

By: Muhammad Sabir Shahwani Transportation is the movement of people and goods from one place to another through different modes; such as roads, railways, airways, waterways and pipeways. Road transport is the dominant among all and carries the highest percentage of people and goods transport. Roads establish an imperative contribution to the development of a nation in terms of economic, ...

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Higher Education system requires to be improved as per international standard

By: Engineer Saeed Jattak Education is one of the foremost necessary symptoms of development in any sector. The powerful countries are identified with their educational control. It is education that transmits illumination in dark horrible conditions that allow to think and shape someone’s thoughts in creative and innovative ways. The quality of education may bring many revolutionary changes in the ...

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Houbara Bustard: an endangered bird in Pakistan

By: Zeeshan Nasir As the Houbara Bustards have started to migrate from the central Asian Countries in the chilled winter season to the deserts of Balochistan, Sindh, KPk and Punjab, the Arab shiekhs with their entourage have too started arriving in different areas of Pakistan to hunt the endangered bird. Indubitably, these Arabs arrived here in the early 1970s who included ...

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Perils of the Cyber World

By: Adv Abdul Rasool Syed With rapid advancement of science and technology, a new world has emerged. This new world is popularly called the cyber world which has by shortening the longer distances morphed the world into a global village. The world is now just a click away from the fingertips of a netizen. It is an undeniable fact that ...

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Chaman Pak-Afghan border- Border Management issues and way forward

By: Shafqat Anwar Shahwani The Durand Line between Pakistan and Afghanistan was drawn by the British India through an agreement signed in 1893, between the Foreign Secretary of the British Indian government, Sir Mortimer Durand and the then ruler of Afghanistan, King Abdur Rehman Khan, which demarcated the 2,640 km (1,610 miles) border between British India and Afghanistan.  Subsequently, after ...

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Balochistan’s Share in 9th NFC Award

By: Jaffar Mastoi  As Previous government has constituted the 9th National Finance Commission (NFC) award as for ascertaining of the 8th NFC award. It is time for the Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf government to deliver consequences of high claims and promises regarding Baluchistan. Dr Kaiser Bengali a renowned economist, from Balochistan is a technical member for NFC award as the former federal ...

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The rich Balochistan and unfortunate Baloch

By: Abid Shaizad Reko Diq is a less populated village of district Chaghe; which is a remote area of the rich province, Balochistan. According to the 1998 census the population of Chaghe District was 202,562, along with approximately 53,000 Afghan refugees. The population of Chagai District was estimated to be over 250,000 in 2005. Reko Diq is famous because of ...

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QUETTA: Traffic Chaos and Possible Solutions

By: Sabir Shahwani Baloch Social, economic and technical advancements have yielded rapid urbanization in developing countries. This increase in urbanization is characterized by high population density, traffic congestion, poor drainage, inadequate infrastructures and other related spatial, technical and social issues. These issues are further augmented in the form of increased motorization. These ultimately end up with restriction in accessibility and ...

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Cancer Patients in Balochistan

By: Jafar Mastoi    The richest-poor province of the country is in the dire establishment of cancer hospital with the provisions of technological apparatus. Balochistan is on the curb of worse health facilities. The highest mortality rate of cancer patients is high as compared to other provinces. The highly affected cancer patients are due to skin lungs and oral cancer. ...

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Regularization and monitoring of Private schools in Balochistan

By: Shafqat Anwar Shahwani Apropos the recent hue and cry of parents against the hiking fees of the private schools in Quetta city and other Districts of Balochistan. There is little denial of the fact that the educated parents in the province want to admit their children in private schools due to quality education. The importance of quality education is ...

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