Opinion

Reflection of Balochi In the Mirror of History

By: Mariyam Suleman  A unique treasure based on words used as the basic tactic of communication, a Language may perhaps be as essential as the other necessitates for life to sustain. It is a tool to communicate our thoughts, expressions, believes, opinions and ideas. During the early times, a language was only a mean of communication for daily basis. But ...

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Fragile federation of Pakistan – II

Rehaan Baloch This is the second article for two-part serious on this topic. Click Here to read the first part. Notwithstanding, military rulers had left no stone unturned to marginalize and alienate the minor nationalities. They are considered to be real hurdle in the way of democracy and federalism. The traits of federalism and the democratic norms were put aside ...

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Pakistan’s Unusual and Outstanding Undertakings

Habibullah Khan Nasar Initiative: the word that finds meaning in an attitude currently gripping the country from all sides. The initiatives – founded in 2015 and accelerated and reinforced in 2016 – undertaken by the leadership of the country have been a matter of surprise for many sensible and right-thinking Pakistanis. All the following undertakings seem to be initiatives rather ...

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Social Relationship is Essential for Healthy Life

Gohram Baloch We live in a challenging world and have learned how to travel to the moon and project satellites around mars. Nevertheless we frequently have difficulty reaching someone in the same room we live in fast moving, push button space age, yet we find people are the center of the world and its values. The rocks, the stars and ...

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Fragile Federation of Pakistan

Rehaan Baloch This is the first article of two-part series on this topic. Pakistan is a federal state with four provinces. Federal system is adopted in order to cope with the problems of heterogeneity, multi nationalism and multi cultural nature of Pakistani society. Federalism was the ultimate choice of the founder of Pakistan because it was impossible for a unitary state ...

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Plight of Hindus in Balochistan

Raza Baloch Hindu community has always remained an integral part of Pakistan. After the partition of subcontinent majority of Hindu population migrated to India, while those who remained in Pakistan adjusted with Muslim population peacefully. Hindu community as like others is patriotic Pakistani. Among them, many big names from this community served Pakistan in distinguished positions. For instance, Justice Rana ...

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Charsada Attack and The Pashtun Question

Najeeb Kakar The coldblooded massacre of 26 Pashtun students including the faculty members and security guards left yet another murky day in the troubled province. The attack on Bacha Khan University is not less than that of the preceding assault on Army Public School Peshawar in December 2014. However, the bloodshed has once again left thousands of hearts with unfathomable ...

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Life of an Ordinary Polio Worker

Rehaan Dashti It is said that U.N is the biggest champion of labor rights in the world and working in order to ameliorate the living conditions of labor force by announcing universal charter which is appreciated by every quarter. It is disappointing that despite various conferences and protocols there have been no practical and concrete steps taken by the champions ...

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Do We Need New Social Contract?

Habibullah Khan Nasar The origin of the ‘social contract’ can be traced back to the point of time in human life when people had successfully evolved the concept of ‘living together’. The basic manifestation of their evolved tradition of ‘living together’ was first institutionalized into the configuration of ‘family’. The constitutional provisions of the first social contract included security of ...

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CPEC and Thirsty Gwadar

By Yousaf Ajab Baloch The recent inauguration of groundbreaking projects of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Balochistan by Prime Minister of Pakistan and the severe crisis of water in Gwadar and lack of   basic facilities of life mirror a very pathetic state of Baloch as well as the systemized discrimination of Islamabad against Balochistan lasting for decades. Recently, while addressing at ...

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