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Thursday, December 13, 2018 | Today's Paper

Drought affected Balochistan

By Pervez Ahmed

December 10, 2018 – 1:20 am

Drought is a continuous period of dry weather, when an area gets less than its normal amount of rain, over months or even years. Droughts can become dangerous to people and other land animals; causing famine and even creating deserts.

Water needs dams

By Arif Ghilzai

December 8, 2018 – 1:30 am

Water scarcity is one of the biggest issues of Pakistan. Pakistan is at the 17th position in the list of the countries, which are facing water crisis. Some people do not have water to drink, and they are constrained to drink unsafe water. Besides the non-availability of water crises causes a number of diseases and problems pertaining the extremely poor performance of the solid waste management authorities is also causing water pollution in many areas.

Spring is in the air

By Hashim Nadeem

December 8, 2018 – 1:30 am

Few centuries from today, the invention of press invited havoc from the Islamic world. The decrees of profanity were issued and the Islamic world kept the invention from its influence for one hundred and fifty years. As a result, we were pushed back through these years.

Battling for hearts and minds

By Tufail Ahmed

December 6, 2018 – 2:09 am

The insurgents are fueling their movements with the covert soft and hard support extracted from the inhabitants of insurgency-hit surrounding regions. It has become critically necessary to identify and address the root causes of ongoing insurgency, which is persistent beyond one decade, and which has disturbed social norms of the region aside from causing harm to the state of Pakistan. Therefore, it is indispensably required to be countered only in the arena out of battlegrounds.

Out of school children of Balochistan

By Ali Jan Maqsood

November 6, 2018 – 3:37 am

Balochistan is a blessed province with numerous natural resources. It is the richest province of Pakistan with lowest population of all the provinces. But sadly, Baloch people are living the worst life in Pakistan despite being so rich. We have various educational woes within our territory which are begetting more and more illiterate citizens who can’t express themselves to anyone and our resources are being supplied to others. Most of the children in Balochistan are out of schools. They are unaware of the good impacts of education and are instead doing labour for earning incomes. In simple words, illiteracy gives birth to child marriage and labour in a nation.