Opinion

Commonsense Can Rescue Our Education System

Habibullah Khan Nasar Quetta – Today we need nothing more than common sense when it comes to management and reformation of the education system in Balochistan. For decades now, successive governments have ‘tried’ and pitifully failed to bring meaningful changes to the sector. Undoubtedly, exposed to the peripheral nervous system of everyone are the various development projects often projecting rosy ...

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What is Early Childhood Development?

Gohram Baloch Childhood is an endearing phase of life for the child as well as for the family. In addition, it has the prospective to create hope, happiness and prosperity for the community and nation at large. Early Childhood is foundation of future personality. ECD is considered as the age of child’s life from conception to eight years. ECD includes ...

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CPEC: An In-depth Analysis

Abdul Baseer Khan China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), worth of $46 billion projects, was signed between Pakistan and China in April 2015. The CPEC consists of several projects of Roads, Highways, Expressways and Motorway, Freight Train service, Energy projects, Solar, Windmill and Hydropower, fiber optics and Infrastructure. Besides this, in this economic corridor, there are plans to establish Special Economic Zones ...

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Missed Point: Learning Assessment in Education System

Habibullah Nasar The quality of learning of learners at school level is very dismal. One of the central premises here is best quality of curriculum which can ensure highest level of learning. In contrast, low standard curriculum inhabits low-level learning of the learners. As a rule, the learners always follow a framework and direction set by the curriculum. It is, ...

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Dr. Malik Baloch: A Failure As CM

Bahram Sayad Balochistan, one of the largest provinces of Pakistan is also one of the richest regions of the World. Despite the presence of vast natural resources the province is confronting all sorts of social, economic and political crisis; and no doubt, it is the most backward province. However, the state, intelligentsia and decision makers blame the tribal system and ...

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Rising Speculations: PM Stops Dr. Malik From Resigning

Ali Raza Rind Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif‘s decision to prevent Dr. Malik Baloch from resigning from his post has created speculations among people. This announcement was made on the same day when National Party central president Hasil Bizenjo addressed a press conference accompanied by Dr. Malik Baloch. In that Press conference they have announced to quit the post of Chief ...

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Illogical Move of Handing over Hingol land to SUPARCO

 By Aziz Ejaz On November 9, 2015, Provincial Ministry for Information and Parliamentary Affairs Abdul Raheem Ziartwal chaired the Balochistan Protection of Forest and Wildlife (Amendment) Bill 2015 in the Provincial Assembly, which was passed by the legislatures without any discussion and debate over it. According to this Bill, 36.42 square kilometers of the Hingol National Park land  handed over to ...

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International Volunteers Days Celebrated in Quetta

Yahya Sahil Reki Quetta: International Volunteers Day was established by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly on 17 December 1985. Since then, governments, the UN system and civil society organizations have successfullu joined volunteers around the world to celebrate the day on 5th December. Chanan Development Association (CDA) celebrated International Volunteers Day 2015 with the Volunteers in University of Balochistan Quetta. ...

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Human Rights in Balochistan: Frightful and Neglected

Tahir Zareef Balochistan is a much cherished terrain for Pakistan and foreign forces due to its natural resources such as coal, Chromites, gold, limestone, marble, natural gas and Gwadar deep sea-port. Balochistan faces various problems of worsening human rights violations, Talibanization, enforced disappearances, sectarian targeted killings, abductions for pay-off, miss management of natural resources and fatal health and education services. ...

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PML-N Responsible for Criticism on CPEC by Balochistan and KP

Adnan Aamir China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is facing mounting criticism with each passing day. Not a day goes by when politicians from Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) do not criticize the federal government for using CPEC to benefit Punjab only. CPEC, which was supposed to be a game changer, has become controversial because of the way the ruling party PML-N ...

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