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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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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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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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Gwadar: Fishermen’s Quest for Survival With their Ancestral Livelihood

By: Mariyam Suleman Fishermen’s children play at the “PadiZir” (west bay) beach of Gwadar while seeing their fathers and elder brothers dragging their boats toward the waves of Arabian Sea meeting the shores of Makran coast. “Things have changed over the years. As a little boy, I used to get fish for free when the fishermen anchored their boats at ...

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The notion of “Cancer ~death, no longer”, doesn’t seem acceptable in Balochistan

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch The growing numbers of cancer patients’ along with the responsibilities of government authorities in Balochistan are also increasing the tasks of volunteers and journalists in Balochistan. Most of the patients of different ages belong to poor families who are unable to bear the cost of life saving treatment. The recent past has witnessed that volunteers and ...

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Gwadar: Celebrating Power of Books with YES Alumni Library

By: Mariyam Suleman Imagine a library in a suburb within an institution where young girls and boys have always been craving for better learning and educational opportunities. A place where generations of little children and youngsters will learn to read and celebrate the power of books. YES (Youth Exchange and Study) alumni, with the support of IEARN (International Educational and ...

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Gwadar Youth Forum Conducted the First Ever “Educational Jirga”

By: Mariyam Suleman Gwadar: Gwadar Youth Forum (GYF) conducted the first ever “Educational Jirga” in the history of the coastal city this Saturday in Syed Zahoor Shah Hashmi Auditorium. A large number of youth, specially high school and college students and teachers attended the event where as the Chief guests were the Chairman of Gwadar Port Authority Dostain Khan Jamaldini, ...

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Clipped Wings: Exploring the lives of Young Girls in Kulach

By: Mariyam Suleman During the hot and humid summer of 2013, I had the opportunity to visit my native village of “Beelar, Kulach” roughly 85 kilometers from Gwadar. Right after ten kilometers from Gwadar city-center, one would find nothing but barren plains, arid road sides, sandy winds and an open sky that somehow flows in my eyes with light clouds ...

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Baloch Fun Fair held at University of Karachi

By: Mariyam Suleman Karachi: Baloch Students’ Education Organization conducted a day long fun fair as part of students’ week at University of Karachi engaging hundreds of youth, students and faculty members on Thursday. “Baloch Fun Fair” as it was called is held every year during the Students’ Week in University of Karachi by the members of Baloch Students’ Education Organization. ...

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