Opinion

Shortage of Libraries In Quetta

Jamil Ahmed Libraries play a pivotal role in the development of a country and produce great scholars, teachers, good leaders, honest government officials and create employment opportunities.  Moreover, it reduces the crime rate in the country, for instance, if the public are busy in their studies then they will be far away from the bad practices.  Unfortunately, in the state ...

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Peaceful Balochistan: Will it Work?

Adnan Aamir On August 14, 400 former Baloch insurgents surrendered before the provincial government in Quetta. The trend of surrendering started after June 26 this year when the prime minister approved general amnesty for those Baloch insurgents who surrender. On August 6, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif approved the ‘Peaceful Balochistan’ package under which Rs0.5 million to Rs1.5 million will be ...

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Top 10 Blunders by Dr. Malik Baloch’s Government

Adnan Aamir Since taking power as the Chief Minister of Balochistan, Dr. Malik Baloch and his allies have made a lot of blunders. Following is an attempt to list down the top 10 bloopers of the coalition government of National Party, Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party and PML-N, which is headed by Dr. Malik Baloch. 10) Internship program that never materialized ...

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Importance of Sustainable Development for Balochistan

Naila Tasneem This year in September, Sustainable development goals (SDGs) will be replacing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that were put into place by the UN in 1990 and will be expiring by the end of 2015. These targets set by the UN will be affecting the way member states frame their policies and political agendas. It is expected that ...

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Hooliganism of Student’s Organizations

Sami Parvez One of the main reasons for plight of higher educational institutes in Quetta is the hooliganism of Students organizations. Whether these student’s organizations belong to Baloch and Pashtun nationalist parties, mainstream parties or religious parties all of them have contributed in destruction of education, in Quetta in particular and Balochistan in general. Last year two goons of a ...

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How Social Media Affects Us?

Mahmood Ahmadzee Basically social media has played an important role in whole world. Social media has good effects and bad effects and it depends on how we make use of it. Our neighboring country India is advertising the educational websites for their nation but in our country our nation is just spoiling themselves by using Facebook and other restricted sites.  ...

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University of Balochistan Recruitment Crisis

Aziz Ejaz After conducting tests of some vacant positions of the lecturers in beginning of 2015, for different departments, now University of Balochistan (UOB) repeatedly delaying the dates of interview which create a perturbing situation for the students who have been declared successful by National Testing Service (NTS). In the mid of 2014, from the first time after 2008, UOB ...

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Golden Opportunity for Peace in Balochistan

Naila Tasneem The recent call for peace talks by Brahamdagh Bugti to become part of dialogue process for resolving issues of Balochistan has been hailed by media, political stakeholders, Balochistan government and people all over the country alike. Positive developments coming out of Balochistan is always heartening for every Pakistani. If negotiations are encouraged we can move towards restoring peace ...

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Corrupt Balochistan Assembly Members: Part of Problem

Adnan Aamir After the 18th Amendment to the Constitution and the 7th NFC award, the resources of Balochistan have been looted by a new elite class comprising of the members of the provincial assembly. The previous Balochistan Assembly, from 2008 to 2013, embezzled Rs 360 billion from the provincial exchequer, as per reports. At one time 61 out of 65 ...

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Intellectuals and Their Role in Development

Hizbullah Pashtoon Yar Intellectuals are those thinkers who are using their knowledge for optimization of society and do not hesitate from any sacrifice in this way. Intellectuals are called those who do intellectual work and use their cleverness and perception for the modernization of society. There are two types of intellectuals: those who work to support the existing system and ...

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