Opinion

Analysis of Role of Civil Society

Adnan Aamir Successful recovery of three kidnapped girls of Awaran in Sindh proves the strength of civil society. What could not be done by the Sindh government was ultimately made possible due to the efforts of different people and groups that make up civil society. It’s a lesson for the future that Civil Society needs to be more organized and ...

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Recommendations: Balochistan Education Policy

Fateh Shah Arif First time in history of Pakistan it has been little bit realized that without stability, peace and reducing poverty in Balochistan there could not be peace and stability in overall country. This situation compels the elite class of federation to take some positive initiatives in light of regional importance for betterment of governance and restoration of confidence ...

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Food Insecurity in Balochistan

Adnan Aamir October 16 is globally celebrated as World Food Day. This day is celebrated to raise awareness about food security. On this day this year, Balochistan is facing an acute food insecurity issue. Drought is taking its toll on the province and problems are further compounded by the incompetence and bad governance of the provincial government. According to data ...

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Gwadar Center Stage of $46 Billion CPEC is All Set to Run Out of Drinking Water

Adnan Aamir China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is touted as a game changer for the entire region. Federal government claims that it would usher in a new era of prosperity for the country and Balochistan would be the biggest beneficiary. Gwadar, the CPEC’s raison d’etre, was also supposed to reap the benefits of the $46 billion projects. Instead, Gwadar is all ...

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History of Sino-Pak Friendship and Gwadar

Jamshaid Baloch Pakistan was the one of the first Muslim countries who recognized the newly formed government of China in January 1950. China and Pakistan both established their first formal diplomatic relations in 1951. This opened a new chapter of bilateral relations of friendship, but in 1961, relations were further strengthened when Pakistan voted and supported the Chinese government to ...

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Khuzdar: Amid Devils of Miseries

Nazir Ahmed Sajjidi Khuzdar is the second largest city and area wise second biggest District of Balochistan spreading over an area of 31,100 square Kilometers with 600,000 estimated population. Khuzdar was elevated to status of District on 1st, March, 1974 and it is politically, economically and geographically one of the most important areas of the province. Although tribalism is very ...

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Pakistan: Source of Stability in South Asia?

Burhan Ullah Pakistan has had her fair share in world affairs and news since her inception in 1947. The three wars fought with India – 1965, 1971 and 1999 are the primary reasons for it. Its importance increased since 9/11 dramatically as Pakistan became an ‘ally’ in the war on terror. The so-called war on terror brought terror to Pakistan ...

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Honor Killing: An Inhumane Custom

Mariyam Suleman Baloch The unborn child, unaware of the world, was expected to come after a month to the place where he would spend all his life. He yet didn’t have a single relationship with any human except for a relationship with his mother that too was merely limited to a feeling. A feeling that linked him with his expecting ...

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Saudi Arabian Government is Responsible for Hajj Tragedies

Adnan Aamir Hajj this time proved to be bloody affair as over 1,000 pilgrims died in two separate incidents. First a gigantic crane crashed in Makkah resulting in the loss of lives of 107 pilgrims. Then a stampede at Mina, during the Jamarat ritual, took the lives of over 800 people including 52 Pakistanis, according to modest estimates. These two ...

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Female Literacy Problems In Balochistan

Muhammad Shah It is a fact that females in our society play an important role in developing all the organizations of the state. If we briefly observe, every child acquire his/her intrinsic values from her mother as compared to father. If mother is educated, she might effectively deliver the best attitude, behavior to her child. Definitely, that attitude would be ...

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