Opinion

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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Zahid Askani: An Oasis in Desertous Peninsula of Gwadar

Mariyam Suleman Baloch Taking a stand in a remote community of fishermen is never undemanding where proper education system is merely a dream, the multinational language of English seems something unapproachable, the concept of co-education is unwelcomed and rational thoughts are socially restricted. Often in such situations few self-driven individuals dare to initiate journeys overflowing with challenges and turbulences to ...

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Education Emergency and Early Childhood Education in Practice

Saleem Baloch Early Childhood Education (ECE) is something that enables a child to express orally, functional normal numeracy and be able to solve his problems, as well as, basic learning contents such as knowledge, skills, values and attitudes. Pakistan is one of the 155 countries of the world who have signed the Education for All agreement during Jomtien conference 1990 ...

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Electricity Problems in Nok Kundi

Yahya Sahil Reki Nok Kundi is a township situated in Chagai district of Balochistan. This region of western Pakistan is situated near the Main RCD Road which links District Chagai with Iran. Nok Kundi Sub Tehsil was upgraded in 1995 and it has a population if more than 25,000. Nok Kundi is Home to the Electricity is one of those ...

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Culture of Impunity and Apathy in Balochistan

Adnan Aamir In the last eight days Balochistan has witnessed two deadly accidents. On 12th November, Dr. Yaseen Baloch, Secretary General of ruling National Party died in a road accident near Uthal town. On 17th November, Jaffar Express derailed form the railway rack near Aab-e-Gum and resulted in deaths of 19 passengers with over 100 being injured. These two were ...

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