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Balochistan Point staffer honored as an instructor for the Civic Education Program in Washington DC

QUETTA: Balochistan Point  assistant editor Mariyam Suleman has been honored as an instructor for the Civic Education Week 2018 in Washington DC this month. She will lead more than 100 selected alumni from Pakistan. Mariyam is Youth Exchange and Study (YES-USA) alumni and she earned her High School degree from Coquille High School, Oregon USA in 2012. Mariyam Suleman is ...

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Gwadar’s growing water war

By: Mariyam Suleman The heart of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) struggles with thirst after years of chronic water shortages and soaring rates of water-borne diseases. As the regional hub of global trade network enters a new phase of development, more people, and on-going construction work are using up the scant water supply. Due to a shortage of clean water, one ...

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Gwadar: Seminar Conducted on “Importance of Girls’ Education in Balochistan”

By: Zaitoon Kareem GWADAR: A two-today seminar on importance of girls education in Balochistan was organized by the International Research and Exchange Board (IREX) in Gwadar on 16th-17th September 2017. It was the first Seminar on this theme in Gwadar, where 70 teachers and students participated from different private and govt schools/colleges across the Gwadar. Some parents were also invited ...

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Online Journalism: An Innovative Approach in Balochistan

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch While online journalism has been gaining interest of readers globally and has affected print industry in most of the European countries; interestingly, the journalists from Balochistan, the most backward province of Pakistan, have introduced this digital journalism in province. Nearly a decade ago some bloggers and journalists launched their blogs and online newspapers in Balochistn to ...

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11 Years of Bughti’s Assasination: Understanding What Balochistan has Undergone

By: Mariyam Suleman Balochistan fell into a terrifying chaos after Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti was killed on 26th August 2006. Although the news about the death of Nawab Bugti was confirmed hours later, hundreds of protesters demonstrated on roads the same night. This time, the protests did not limit to the provincial capital of Quetta or to the tribal areas ...

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Balochistan: Fighting Gender Equality in Political Process

By: Mariyam Suleman  With her colorful traditional Balochi dress, (now a housewife) Amina Baloch is unwavering in purpose. Few years back, she was keenly aware of the expectations the women in her area had of her as their councilor in Neghey, 300 kilometers from the provincial capital of Quetta, a village in the district of Kuzdar.        Amina ...

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GWADAR: PUAN Explores Better Ways of Learning and Teaching

By: Mariyam Suleman Pakistan US Alumni Network Chapter Gwadar (PUAN-Gwadar) conducted two different events for students and teachers of Gwadar to explore better understanding for better learning and teaching experience. The first event was conducted on 21st July in YES Alumni Library (Unique English Language Center), based on Sean Covey’s book “Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teenagers”. The seven habits ...

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Women-Oriented Politics: A Challenge for Balochistan

By: Mariyam Suleman As a local active woman in Gwadar, Asma Baloch participated in political activities with some of her senior colleagues for several years, finally, as part of Balochistan National Party; she made her way into the local government of Gwadar as a councilor. The prospect of becoming part of the local leadership made her feel, she recalled recently- ...

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No tangible measures by government keep Gwadar thirsty

 By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch    The demand for supplying clean and safe drinking water to the residents of Gwadar has once again increased. The dire need of water can be measured that people are compelled to block roads to protest against unpredictable power, and water supply. The Populaces in Gwadar has been demanding for water for years but the assurance ...

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Literary contribution of Ustaad Abdul Majeed Gwadari

By: Mariyam Suleman The sun sinks just under the horizon beneath the waves of Arabian Sea, touching the shore of “Padi Zir” (West Bay) of Gwadar. One’s eyes can run as far as possible through the endless ocean at one end and the promontory of Batil at the other. The moments we capture through our eyes hold hundreds of stories ...

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