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Thursday, December 13, 2018 | Today's Paper

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.

Beheaded before breath

By Haseeb ur Rehman

August 12, 2018 – 7:00 am

Health sector has, beyond any doubt, become a lucrative business for not only health professionals but also for non-professional business class. Cluster of hospital on every nook and cranny of this tinny city,

Mir Ghous Bakhsh Bizenjo —a Statesman

By Haseeb ur Rehman

August 11, 2018 – 2:10 am

Mir Ghous Bakhsh Bizenjo, popularly known as Baba-i-Balochistan, was suffering from cancer on pancreas for long and died in a Karachi Hospital on this day some 29 years ago.

Naya Pakistan, purana Balochistan

By Shezad Baloch

July 31, 2018 – 6:17 pm

As expected, the Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) grabbed more seats than any other party in the legislative provincial assembly in the 2018 General Elections. Though they did not win an absolute majority, BAP has enough elected members to attract other parties and independent candidates to form a coalition government.

Will Sadiq Sanjrani’s appointment as Senate chairman help Balochistan in any way?

By Shezad Baloch

March 16, 2018 – 10:48 pm

Whether in the realm of politics or natural resources, Balochistan has always been a target for exploitation by politicians and other powerful forcesin Pakistan. Whenever Balochistan is mentioned, it isinvariably described as “the least developed region of Pakistan.”  It is always “volatile,” “neglected,” or “backward;” the region with “the worst health indicators” and“the poorest infrastructure;”the place where a majority of children are out of school and there is little access to even basic education.