Opinion

International Teacher’s Day

Sami Parvez 5th October is celebrated as international teacher’s day all over the world. According to a great personality, “Teaching is that profession which creates all other professions”. Teachers are the backbone of a nation. Teachers are the ones who play a vital role for developing and building an educated nation. Furthermore Teacher is that person who sacrifices his or ...

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Outdated Bureaucratic Structure of Balochistan

Adnan Aamir Since the inception of Pakistan, bureaucracy – along with civilian leaders and military – has always been a major player in the power structure. Bureaucrats like Malik Ghulam Muhammad, Chaudhry Muhammad Ali and Ghulam Ishaque Khan occupied offices of Governor General, Prime Minister and President respectively. However, the role of bureaucracy and the bureaucratic structure as a source ...

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Curse of Unemployment in Balochistan

Sami Parvez Youths in Balochistan are frustrated and disappointed with rampant unemployment. Before taking admission they think that, is there any scope of this field? Is there any opportunity of jobs of that field? They are compelled to sacrifice their favorite field and choose any other field in which they don’t have any interest and take admission on that field ...

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Plight of Healthcare in Balochistan

Mahmood Ahmadzee Healthcare infrastructure in Balochistan is in poor state. Chief Minister Balochistan Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch has spent two and half years in office but he has not done anything on the ground to improve healthcare infrastructure. Government has just focused on educational issues whereas health is more important than the educational issues. Quetta has five government hospitals namely; ...

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Post 18th Amendment: Dilemma of Agriculture in Balochistan

Nazir Ahmed Sajjidi Agriculture and rearing of livestock is source of livelihood for majority foe people in Balochistan.  Nevertheless, it is the most neglected sector of Balochistan. Obsolete Research and extension infrastructure, dearth of agriculture Scientists particularly PhD degree holders, incompetent research and extension managers, widespread corruption, outdated irrigation system, frequent power outages,  high prices of seed, fertilizers and pesticides ...

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Impact of Pashto International Conference

Fateh Shah Arif Pashto International Conference was organized by Pashto Academy in Quetta from 12th to 14th September 2015 with specific objective to analyze the issues of Pashtoon territories in context of education, peace restoration, Pashto as language consideration as curriculum language and linking legend Pashto writers, poet, scholars and Pashto lovers, on both side of Pak-Afghan border, with each ...

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Bakra Eid – A Religious Ritual or Calories to Waste?

Nadir Baloch Its time of the year when blood pours into black slime of dirty drains, roadside garbage junks are buried under offal, animal skins pile on street corners and the air fills with the mixed stench of animal waste and burning meat. Like many other rituals the annual investment in the hereafter on Eid-ul-Azha sets the stage for our ...

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Gwadar Port and Strategic Regional Interests – Part 3

Ayaz Ahmed This is Part-3 of three articles series on this topic. Click here to read Part-1 of this series Click here to read Part-2 of this series India also observes Gwadar port from military and realistic perspective, and is apprehensive about Chinese arrival in close proximity to its naval bases thus challenging its naval hedge in the India Ocean ...

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Electricity Problems in Gwadar

Source: Pakistan Today

Riffat Wahab Baloch The electricity crisis has become a grave issue for the people of Gwadar. After every hour, two hours load shedding is faced by citizens, due to which the residents face many problems. Gwadar, the tipping point for 46 billion dollars China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and dubbed as the new centre of business in Asia, faces the grave ...

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Saindak Project: Employees and Local People are Suffering

Naeem Baloch The Saindak Copper-Gold mines are located adjacent to Saindak town District of Chagai. The gold deposits were identified by two geologists in 1901. In 1970, the discovery of gold deposits at Saindak was made in collaboration with a Chinese engineering firm. The project was launched in 1975 but Pakistani engineers couldn’t run the project properly. Then the project ...

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