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Poor State of Healthcare in Balochistan

Poor State of Healthcare in Balochistan

By: Shezad Baloch On September 5th 2016, a young student from Balochistan’s remote Khuzdar region lost his battle with blood cancer.  Rehan Rind died at Agha Khan Hospital in Karachi, there being no hospital in his home province equipped to treat his cancer.  He was just 21 years old.  Sadly, his case is not uncommon.  People in Balochistan are often forced to travel thousands of ...

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Balochistan’s Special Economic Zones; a correct decision

Balochistan’s Special Economic Zones; a correct decision

By: Siddiq Baluch Karachi: The Provincial Government had announced to create special economic zones giving a big boost to pace of economic development. For it, economic zone authority is being created and consultant for the purpose is being appointed. It is a welcome decision to create economic zones in many parts of Balochistan. Hopefully, international aid agencies and the world community ...

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Research opportunity for SBKWU M.Phil and P.hD scholars

Research opportunity for SBKWU M.Phil  and  P.hD scholars

By: Akram Tareen    Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University is Pakistan’s second and first women’s University in Balochistan that is delivering its services since 2004 with an objective to give a quality education to every woman. Having strength of more than 7000 students and thousands of alumni the university proof that its academics or non academics activities, educational conferences, sports festivals are remarkable ...

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Education crisis in Balochistan

Education crisis in Balochistan

By: Munaj Gul Muhammad Balochistan which is the well to do province of Pakistan is facing plenty of loathsome problems and where the people are not getting their basic rights and need. If we talk about the education system of Balochistan then we will be astonished and very disappointed. Balochistan despite being the richest province of Pakistan is facing education problems ...

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The Opaque Nation

The Opaque Nation

By: Syed Aurang Zaib Countries who have realized the importance of each community in the role of national development and facilitated them to contribute and meet their basic needs have achieved a stable position in the world. In the present world where countries carry numerous ethnicity, sects, religions and other minorities run on the fundamental rule of nature equality. The ...

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Book Review: IF I STAY

Book Review: IF I STAY

By: Awais Bahar What really roots the true beauty of a novel, what drops the least emotions of expectations to the freeze desire when your eyes don not leave the texts, and what transports the gravity to the pace of spirits. That would be with zero doubt “IF I STAY” written by an award winning internationally bestselling author Gayle Forman, ...

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Media: The psychological reason behind disappointment and silence at Baluchistan

Media: The psychological reason behind disappointment and silence at Baluchistan

By: Asad Kakar Media is the source of expression for the public opinion regarding state and its circumstances. Media freedom has been the sign of well democratic states in the history but Pakistan is ranked 159th in the world regarding it.    Psychologists explain that the  people who are fit and psychologically well, they  express themselves regarding any public issue, ...

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The ghettoized part

The ghettoized part

By: Syed Aurang Zaib Institutions make a society run and have very obvious effects on the overall performance and stability of any country. One of the major issues that Pakistan carries is the institutional uncertainty and nauseating shift in balance of power, in Pakistan, Institutions are systematically made segregated in order to run rigorously. For instance, the daily corruption rate ...

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Gwadar: Lives and livelihood of local Fishermen in Jeopardy

Gwadar: Lives and livelihood of local Fishermen in Jeopardy

By: Mariyam Suleman  Fishermen sat on strike in front of the Municipal Committee Office Jivani, district Gwadar while their families waited for the day’s meal. In Gwadar, for more than 70% local residents fishery is the basic source of income. “You catch fish on daily basis and then sell them in the local market. Most fish is sold to dealers ...

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Malnutrition threatening lives in Balochistan

Malnutrition threatening lives  in Balochistan

By:  Sana Samad Balochistan is suffering from the risk of malnutrition which is causing deaths among children and women belonging to socially marginalized groups in the province. In 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared emergency in Balochistan in view of the indicators of Global Acute Malnutrition.  According to United Nation Children Fund  (UNICEF) that 16 percent of the children ...

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