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Charsada Attack and The Pashtun Question

Najeeb Kakar The coldblooded massacre of 26 Pashtun students including the faculty members and security guards left yet another murky day in the troubled province. The attack on Bacha Khan University is not less than that of the preceding assault on Army Public School Peshawar in December 2014. However, the bloodshed has once again left thousands of hearts with unfathomable ...

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Life of an Ordinary Polio Worker

Rehaan Dashti It is said that U.N is the biggest champion of labor rights in the world and working in order to ameliorate the living conditions of labor force by announcing universal charter which is appreciated by every quarter. It is disappointing that despite various conferences and protocols there have been no practical and concrete steps taken by the champions ...

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Help of Civil Society Sought in Achieving SDGs in Balochistan, Sindh

Adnan Aamir Karachi: Help of civil society was sought to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Balochistan and Sindh, in a meeting held in Karachi on Thursday. A dialogue was held in hotel of Karachi with stakeholders of Sindh and Balochistan on SDGs under the auspices of Rahnuma FPAP. SDGs are the United Nations development agenda from 2015 to 2030 which ...

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Do We Need New Social Contract?

Habibullah Khan Nasar The origin of the ‘social contract’ can be traced back to the point of time in human life when people had successfully evolved the concept of ‘living together’. The basic manifestation of their evolved tradition of ‘living together’ was first institutionalized into the configuration of ‘family’. The constitutional provisions of the first social contract included security of ...

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Training on Literature for Youth Cultural Groups

Yahya Sahil Reki Quetta: Three days training workshop was held in Quetta on the theme of “Training on Literature for youth Cultural groups in which male and female poets and authors participated. 3 days training which continued from Tuesday to Thursday was arranged by College of Youth activism and Development (CYAAD) Professor Khalil Bawar, Professor Barkat Shah Kakar and Mr. Jan ...

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Jaffarabad: 90% of Education Development Budget Not Released Yet

Jaffarabad: After 7 months of passing of fiscal year 2015-16, 90% of education development budget of Jaffarabad district has not been released yet. This was revealed in a budget tracking convention held under the auspices of Alif Ailan and SHADE to discuss the spending of district education budget and highlighting the hurdles in the release of funds, on Thursday. A ...

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Balochistan Conundrum in Backdrop of CPEC

Najeeb kakar The horrible killing of at least 14 people mostly the police personnel in Balochistan’s Capital, guarding the polio team left another atrocious day in the already troubled province. This single terrorist attack on polio team has shaped the unsafe waves of fear and dread in the city among the people. TTP claimed the responsibility of the attack, to ...

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Civil Society Lauds Chief Minister for Helping Cancer Patient Hajira

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Civil Society Balochistan has lauded Chief Minister (CM) of Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Zehri for helping cancer patient Hajira by donating 1 million rupees, on Monday. Senator Shehbaz Durrani, on behalf of CM Balochistan handed over an open cheque of 1 million rupees to team of Civil Society Balochistan for Hajira. Hajira is a 13 year old ...

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Social and Economic Infrastructure of Balochistan

Adil Nazeer Hassni The Social and Economic Infrastructures are basic essential services that should be put in place to enable development to occur. Socio-economic development can be facilitated and accelerated by the presence of social and economic infrastructure. The Social roads and systems of Balochistan have great externalities. The most important Social base structures in Balochistan are Education, being healthy, ...

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Civil Society Demands a New Committee to Investigate HEC Resource Distribution

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Civil Society Balochistan has demanded from Balochistan government to constitute a new committee to investigate Higher Education Commission (HEC) resource distribution to Balochistan. This demand was made by Convener of Civil Society Balochistan, Sami Zarkoon in a press conference held at Quetta Press Club on Saturday. Mr. Zarkoon was flanked by Gul Khan Naseer of Education ...

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