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Saturday, July 11, 2020 | Today's Paper

Beyond the Enrolment in Schools

By Manzoor Mosiani

March 14, 2019 – 2:40 am

A child without education; is like a bird without wings, is a Tibetan proverb. Given the rush of the students in Quetta particularly at private education centers, as part time students, in the evenings, is wonderful. As the streets hum with these young scholars, to grow wings to fly confidently.

Balochistan needs progressive Local Government system

By Manzoor Mosiani

March 6, 2019 – 3:00 am

Balochistan Local Government Act 2010; replaced the previous Devolution of Power Plan, implemented in 2002, which had entrusted immense powers to the Local Governments. The Act envisages that, ‘’the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan under Article 32 requires the state to encourage Local Government Institutions composed of elected representatives of the areas concerned and having special representation of peasants,

The Public Sector Development Program under Review

By Haseeb ur Rehman

February 26, 2019 – 1:19 am

The news of the cut of the allocation in the Federal Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) 2018 – 19, of the projects meant for Balochistan Province was not considered enough, to have the murky news of the provincial Public Sector Development Program for Fiscal Year 2018 – 19, of Balochistan to be under review – for a cut in the allocation or scrape at all. Against the norms, this time the provincial PSDP has taken longer to see the light of the day for a kick start.

Remembering the sane voice from Balochistan

By Shezad Baloch

February 5, 2019 – 8:10 pm

Today marks the first anniversary of the death of senior journalist Siddiq Baluch.  An undisputed authority on Balochistan, his voice is deeply missed in the ongoing debate about the province’s political and economic problems. It was my great honor and privilege to work under Baluch’s leadership. His wide-ranging command of the issues was the envy of his fellow journalists, myself included. A colleague of mine, Malik Siraj, once joked that if the the conflict in Balochistan ever came to an end we journalists would fast run out of stories to cover. But such was Siddiq Baluch’s mastery of all things related to the province that he would never run out of material.

Balochistan government failing to provide safe education to children

By Asim Ahmed Khan

January 11, 2019 – 2:00 am

Government Primary school Akhtar Abad, situated in outskirts of Quetta city is derived from all basic necessities. Students coming from far flung areas have to study on cold bear floor of this without boundary school. Threatening messages are written on the broken walls by the inhabitants of this area in order to close the schools. This school was established in 1990s and 45 students are currently enrolled here, which is half of the numbers compares to 3 years back.