Opinion

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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Injustice to Human Rights in Pakistan

Baloch Khan Highly presented justice is moral excellence of the state that maintains peace and harmony in a state.  Justice is regarded as a moral virtue for an individual and for all political and a moral aspects of human life. Modern democratic states are paying full attention towards the provision of justice, maintained of peace, dignity and good governance in ...

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Lyari: Who will be the godfather? – Part 3

Author: Razzak Sarbazi Translator: Ahmed Muneeb For Part-1 of this article click here For Part-2 of this article click here Ice: would decrease the strength of wine when put in the cups. The minds tired from all day’s problems would find peace. The hips and curves of the dancers with dark-eyed smiles would make them happy. But this was 1965; Ice ...

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China-Pak Economic Corridor: Game-Changer Facing Controversy

Adnan Aamir In a ground breaking agreement last November, the Chinese government committed to invest over $45 billion in China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC). This corridor will connect Gwadar with Chinese city of Kashgar in the Xinjiang autonomous region, through highways, rail link and oil-gas pipelines. This project was dubbed as a “game changer” by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for the ...

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Another Perspective: Plight Of School Teachers

Sami Parvez  I am writing this article as a rebuttal to Flip Side of the Story: Plight of School Teachers written by Atif Abid. Article-19 of constitution of Pakistan allows every citizen to practice freedom of speech. I used my right as enshrined in constitution of this country, when I raised the issue vis-a-vis private school teachers in my article ...

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Dominance of Punjab

Bahram Sayad It is generally believed that Pakistan has four provinces, Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP). However, if we take a closer look at the state of affairs prevalent in the country, we can say with considerable certainty that Pakistan is dominated by one of its provinces; Punjab. When we compare Punjab with other three provinces, then we can ...

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Vacuum Of Leadership And Lack Of Institution Building

Naseeb Ullah Kakar Vacuum of leadership and lack of institution building has shoved our country into anarchy. The only institution that has not collapsed in this country is the army which is being used for almost everything. In Pakistan they are the only hope and Messiah when it comes to disasters, security, maintaining law and order situations, operations, facing terrorists, ...

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Chagai: A Graveyard of Problems

Hassan Baloch Chagai was separated from Noshki and became a district in April 2004.  Sakhi Dost Muhammad played an important role in acquiring division status for Chagai and therefore He is known as Baba-e-Chagai. Chagai is the largest district of Balochistan province area-wise and it consists of an areas of 45,000 square km. Chagai contains all kinds of precious minerals ...

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The Pakhtun-Baloch relationship

Adnan Aamir Last Sunday, an article published in The News on Sunday, titled , was a rant about lack of autonomy of Pakhtuns of Balochistan. The author of that article has given an impression, between the lines, that Baloch are responsible for the current plight of the Pakthuns of Balochistan. Historical facts have been twisted by the author to prove ...

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Pakistani Identity Cards for Afghans

Shezad Baloch Recently, the accountability court handed down a seven-year prison term to an assistant director at NADRA for issuing national identity cards to Afghan nationals through fake verification processes and bogus documents. The identity cards were issued by the Khanozai centre after the assistant director accepted a hefty bribe. In the past, too, corrupt officials have abused their personal ...

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