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Rampant Corruption In Bureaucratic Structure Of Balochistan

Adnan Aamir Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visited Quetta last week and announced a development package of Rs. 35 billion for the province. From the package, Rs. 5 billion would be spent on development of roads and sewage system in Quetta and Rs. 30 Billion on construction of dams in the rest of the province. Chief Minister Dr. Malik Baloch had ...

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In The Name Of Educational Emergency

Adnan Aamir According to reports of Educational awareness groups, 2.3 million children are out of school in Balochistan. Literacy rate of the province is a mere 39 percent. In order to increase literacy rate in the province, current government led by Dr. Malik Baloch imposed an educational emergency. Educational budget was increased to 26% of the total budget which is ...

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Balochistan: Rich In Natural Resources And Poor In Living Conditions

Imdad Baloch Balochistan is one of the richest resource states in the South Asia but its inhabitants live in abject poverty. Balochistan has the lowest literacy rate and highest infant mortality rate in all over Pakistan. Despite being a naturally rich province, people of Balochistan suffer due to apathy of Provincial and Federal government. Over US$1 trillion worth of natural ...

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Balochistan: No Woman No Politics

Adnan Aamir Empowerment of women is a barometer for development of any society. Over the course of the last few decades, some progress has been made in creating political space for women in Balochistan. However, the composition of cabinet and elections for local bodies indicate a shrinking space for women in the politics of Balochistan. In October 2013, 15 member ...

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Citizenship For Afghan Immigrants In Balochistan

Adnan Aamir Balochistan is facing a variety of problems, one of which is the influx of Afghan immigrants. One of the most serious problems in this regard is the issue of hundreds of thousands of Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs) to immigrants in Balochistan. This is a very serious problem because it will result in a change in demographics and ...

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Exclusive Report: Health Sector In Balochistan- Problems And Solutions

Author:  Arshad Jan Marri Structure of Health Department: The Health Sector of Pakistan is managed jointly by the Federal Ministry of Health and Provincial Health Ministry of respective province. Constitutionally Health is a devolved subject under the Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act, 2010 promulgated on April 19, 2010. Under these legislative amendments provinces have the right to run their health sector ...

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Travelogue: A Splendid Visit To Hinglaj Mata Temple

Imdad Baloch I awoke up early in the morning for my journey to Balochistan.  After bathing, I collected all my important supplies and travelled 260 kilometers.  Hinglaj Mata is a famous national park in Hingol.  Its real name is Agor and is located 200 kilometers from Ormara & 260 kilometers from Karachi.  Hingol is one of the biggest national parks ...

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Plight Of Education In Gwadar

Adnan Aamir Gwadar is one of the better known cities in Pakistan, thanks to its deep-sea port. From Pervez Musharraf to Nawaz Sharif, every ruler has talked about making Gwadar the new regional hub for sea trade. The city has also gained limelight because of the debate over the disputed route of Pak-China Economic Corridor. But behind all of this ...

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Atta Shad: The Literary Giant Of Balochistan

Mariyam Suleman Baloch Twentieth century marks enormous evolution of mankind. A number of anecdotes and events that took place during that era are considered important to human history. Though the world had to endure the great depression of conflicts between various nations leading to blood sheds of millions of people but what can’t be disregarded are the scientific, political, economic, ...

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