Opinion

World Water Day and Gwadar

By: Sana Samad   World Water Day is celebrated each year on March 22, across the world to ensure that everyone has water to drink. The day is also celebrated in Pakistan to provide water to those who are lacking water. Unfortunately, the day is celebrated but no one acts upon these and concerned authorities are silent, as one of ...

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Hooliganism of IJT in Punjab universities

By: Suhail Mandukhel Islam is protector of peace and No Hadith, verse instructs followers to suppress propagation of any sociable culture. The only culture which is abominable in Islam is culture of Terrorism but near to Jumiat-i-Islami , only off-putting culture is of Pashtuns and Baluch. On the joyful day of March 22, Students of Punjab University Lahore were feting ...

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Education and our ruling flouts

By: Ejaz Magsi The education system in Pakistan seems very adverse; it is believed to that  4.1 children are out of schools according to the UNDP report 2015. Policies that have been made for education sector are known to be not improving and making it more productive. The illiteracy rate has rapidly increased, unemployment seems as talking to sky, in ...

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Child marriage as a violation of human rights

By: Farah Naz Baloch Child marriage is one of the major issues which has taken place and victimized many young lives in Baloch society. Early marriage is usually considered as forced marriage where a child has to play the role of a mother. It is practiced in our society where a young child below the age of eighteen (18) is ...

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Pak and Iran ties in light of Baluchistan

 By: Suhail Mandukhel    For decades, Pakistan and Iran had been in cordial shell when both were ardent partners of United States. But after Iranian revolution, this warmth began to transform into mildness. The root cause which brought about slump in friendship was distinguishable posture of both countries towards United States. During Pak-Iran Amity, Baluchistan was the focal point of ...

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CPEC and its Impact on the Region

 By: Zaheer Ud Din Babar CPEC as a game changer has almost been a buzzword since the inception of this project. Both China and Pakistan are investing relentless efforts to finalize the project, thereby, to operationalize it as soon as possible as the port is believed to accrue immense economic dividends. Successful operationalization of Gwadar port would be a kismet-changer for both ...

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Sherani: One of the backward districts of Balochistan           

 By: Fazal Sherani District Sherani or Shirani is a district in Baluchistan province; it was separated from Zhob after granting the district status in 3 January 2006.The name of district originated from the dominant tribe of the area (SHERANI TRIBE). District Sherani has only two tribes SHERANI and HARIFAL. According to the census of 1998 the total population was 8, 3771. Which ...

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Innocence Handcuffed: Juvenile justice system in Balochistan

By:  Masmoom Shahwani QUETTA: He is only 14 but moved to courthouse in a prisoner delivery van along with other hardened criminals for bail. Peeping from the wire meshed window of the van, he can watch the uniformed school children of his age walking to schools with books in hand, bags slinging down the shoulders and faces shinning. However, tears ...

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The lingering crisis of Afghan refugees in Balochistan

By: Zaheer Ud Din Babar Balochistan, the largest province of Pakistan with the smallest number of people, is a home to diverse communities. The demographic composition of the province is highly polarized ethnically as well as linguistically. The majority of the province’s population is Baloch seconded by ethnic Pakhtoons. With area of 347190 kilometers, the province constitutes almost 43.6% of the total ...

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Balochistan looks for “Child-Friendly Schools”

By:  Sana Samad   There is no doubt that education is the most important source for getting development and teachers are the backbone of progressing education in any nation. The foremost responsibilities of the teachers are to create creative students, train them for the upcoming generation and make them the individuals and protectors of the nation. Unfortunately, the education system ...

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