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Dance: A Way of Knowing

By: Dur Bibi Ishaque Every year, University of Karachi (UOK), Karachi, celebrates Student’s Week; a week for students’ entertainments, display of creativity and discovery of hidden potential. In this week, classes are suspended at 11 am. An event is also organized every year during the Student’s Week, namely “Baloch Fun Fair (BFF)” by Baloch Students Educational Organizations-University of Karachi (BSEO-UOK), ...

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Controversies Fill Air about UoB’s Administrative and Financial Matters

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch An hunger strike by the activists of different students’ organizations staged outside the Quetta Press Club in protest against incumbent administration of University of Balochistan (UoB) has entered its 125 day. UoB is the largest and the only university in Balochistan’s capital city Quetta, where students of province can acquire higher education with a reasonable fee ...

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‘Doctors Killed Isplinji’s Queen’

By: Masmoom Shahwani She screamed out of obstetric pain in the labour room. Perhaps these were the final hours. It was 3 o’clock in the morning. Pregnant women laboured on the beds arranged in a row at Labour Room of biggest state ran Hospital in Quetta. But the lady gynecologist, on night duty on that fateful night, had ordered nurses ...

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Abysmal Condition of Education in Balochistan Needs Attention

By:Munaj Gul Baloch  Education is not all about studying and getting high marks. It is a mean to discover things we don’t know about and increase our knowledge. Educated persons have the ability to differentiate between right and wrong and are aware of the responsibilities of a society. A person getting education is not only gaining something from it, but ...

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Harboi’s abandoned junipers

By: Muhammad Akbar Notezai  KALAT: A thin spire of smoke curls from the forest floor where four boys are bent over a pot at the foot of an old juniper tree near a stream of water. Motorcycles parked to a side and loud music blaring from speakers, they are here for a picnic. The broken bran­ches of the stately tree ...

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Letter: Cancer Hospital in Balochistan

 Cancer is a deadly disease which is very common these days, but doctors have found the cure for this disease which can save lives of ones affected by it. But the people of yet are deprived of such treatment. Balochistan is combating against numerous diseases but during past couple of the number of cancer patients have increased and many families ...

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Four die of gas suffocation in a coal mine in Quetta

QUETTA: At least four miners died after inhaling toxic gases inside a coal mine in Quetta’s Sanjdi area on Friday morning. The incident took place in Sanjidi coal mine, located some 45 km away from the provincial capital of Quetta, in which, two other miners were rendered unconscious. The miners were working thousands of feet deep inside the mine when ...

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 Baloch, the Victim of Drugs

By: Baloch Duktha, Turbat. There can be several reasons for a person’s inclination toward drugs but disappointment and discontent can be main causes. In Balochistan unfortunately, there is lack of employment. And when it comes to education, most families in Balochistan are somehow facing financial crises, in such situation, when they can’t afford the expenses of education; it becomes hard ...

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Suspected Ansarul Sharia members arrested in Balochistan

QUETTA: During different search operations in areas of Quetta and Pashain security officials have arrested three more members of banned outfit Ansar-al-Sharia. According to media reports Professor Mushtaq and Mufti Habib, were arrested from the province during intelligence based operations, who are said to be teachers of Ansarul Shariah members arrested from Karachi. “The newly-emerged outfit Ansar-ul-Sharia Pakistan (ASP) comprised ...

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Letter: Massacre of Rohingya Muslims and silence of Muslim countries

It is extremely painful to mention that thousands of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar have been massacred, decapitated and burnt alive by Burmese security forces and Buddhist terrorists under the aegis of the state and thousands have fled to Bangladesh in search of shelter and protection which is historical violation of human rights that this world has ever witnessed after great ...

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