Opinion

Gwadar: The Missing Link

Adnan Aamir The controversy over alterations in the route of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is currently the major source of conflict between the federal government and the provinces. This conflict temporarily subsided because of the senate elections, but will resurface after the election of chairman of senate. Politicians from Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are vehemently protesting against the changes ...

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A Memorable Visit Of Iran

Sami Parvez On 11th February, I met with my brother Irfan Obaid to bid him farewell before embarking on my journey to Iran. I started my journey towards Iran in a rented car which I shared with another passenger. My fellow passenger was an Iranian citizen who was returning back to his hometown after conducting some official business in Pakistan. ...

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Balochistan: A Catastrophe In Form Of Famine Is Expected

Bari Baloch Although being tremendously rich in mineral resources, having huge reserves of oil, gas copper, gold and a long coast, the fate of people of Balochistan awaits yet a big change. Sadly, Balochistan has remained invariably under the clutches of natural and man-made disasters. Despite the fact that Balochistan is a mineral rich province, the statistics say approximately 80 ...

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Unwise Decision: Studying Away From Home

Sami Parvez We have to bring an education revolution in our society. Let’s break this trend which has been created by some unreasonable students who say that we can’t study at our home. When I asked them why? They replied that presence of T.V, mobile and computers at home makes it impossible to study. I say that they don’t know ...

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Lyari: Who will be the godfather? – Part 4

Author: Razzak Sarbazi Translator: Ahmed Muneeb For Part-1 of this article click here For Part-2 of this article click here For Part-3 of this article click here Fatah Muhammad gets killed on a land feud by the hands of Hafiz Pirzada’s acquaintance-Salman Brohi’s son Ghaffor in the Dalmiya area. In those days Rehman starts to spend more time at the ...

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Women’s Quest on Women’s Day

Mariyam Suleman Baloch Teenage Maheen was sitting with her classmates in a conference about Women’s Day. Conference was conducted by some well known social activists and educationists of her little town in Balochistan.  Every speaker got their share of time for discussing the issues related to women, their empowerment and the ways to stop violence against them. It was the ...

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International Women’s Day: State Of Women In Pakistan

Baloch Khan All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights therefore woman can be called as God’s complete creation. She is symbolic for love, care and tenderness. No struggle can ever succeed without woman.  The woman has never been treated equally by liberal, democratic, and civilized world. 8th March is international woman’s Day and civilized states ...

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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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