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The horrendous acts of Honour killing

By: Sana Samad Honour killing is considered a crime almost occurring in developing and undeveloped countries. In last few years Pakistan has brought much improvement but failed to resolve some deadly crimes, and honour killing is one of them. It is, mainly, being practiced in rural areas of Pakistan. Earlier this month around 5 women have been the victim of ...

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Balochistan: Insufficient facilities in Health Sector

 By: Sana Samad It has been a long time that Balochistan government is not provided high funds for the hospitals of Balochistan. During the Mushraf government around 20 million were given to establish a laboratory in Quetta for the purpose to check the patients properly. They also focused on improving drug sector and reducing the widespread prevalence of communicable diseases. ...

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Blood cancer: Main cause of death in children

By: Sana Samad Child leukemia, Acute Lymphoblast Leukemia (ALL) or simply blood cancer has been one of the deadly disease among children in Pakistan. Though Pakistan is not only country affected from blood cancer, the developing and developed countries are facing the same problems, but the situation in Pakistan is more deteriorated as compare to other countries. The researchers have ...

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Long hours load shedding in Balochistan

By: Sana Samad The richest province of Pakistan, Balochistan is the biggest victim of load shedding. People are continuously suffering from long hours of load shedding. The issue is growing highly, and situation is being deteriorated day by day. The long hours of power cut is continue in summer heat as well. During the summer people become unconscious because of ...

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Remembering Rehan Rind Baloch

By: Sana Samad Rehan Rind, a 21 year old Baloch student and writer from Khuzdar passed away on Tuesday morning while battling with cancer at Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH). Rehan was suffering from blood cancer, and was under treatment around for a month. The doctors had demanded more than 5 million to treat Rehan to save his life. Rehan ...

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Unemployment in Balochistan

By: Sana Samad THE Pakistan Bureau of Statistics estimates that the unemployment rate in Balochistan is 4pc. The main reason for unemployment is lack of awareness, poverty and poor education system. According to a report, each year nearly 25,000 people graduate from Balochistan. Unfortunately, hardly around 2,000 of them can secure jobs. Government jobs are the only source of employment ...

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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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Balochistan: The Fruit Basket of Pakistan 

By:  Sana Samad  Though Balochistan is full of natural resources and profiting the country, it is also called “The Fruit Basket of Pakistan”.   Balochistan is sharing 90 percent national production of grapes, cherry and almonds, almost 60 percent of peach, pomegranate, apricot and around 34 percent apple and 70 percent of dates. In Balochistan, 149,726 hectares areas are covered by ...

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Cancer Mortality in Pakistan

By: Sana Samad Cancer is called the most deadly disease in the world including Pakistan, where millions of people are dying. According to World Cancer Report, in a year nearly 10 million people are infected by cancer and in 2020, the cancer patients will be 16 million and from them half of people will die. In Pakistan each year, more than ...

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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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