Understanding the real Balochistan

(By Muhammad Faheem Belharvi) Balochistan is an integral part of Pakistan with a history of supporting Resolution of Pakistan-1940, which envisaged creation of a separate homeland for Muslim majority areas of sub-continent India.

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Pakistani medic from KPK helps Sudan’s war wounded

The Pakistani logistician Gul Badshah first encountered the humanitarian world when a deadly earthquake devastated the north of his country nearly a decade ago. Shortly afterwards he joined Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and nowadays he tries with his actions to alleviate the suffering of the population in war-hit South Sudan.

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Danish Ambassador asks Pakistan to increase education budget

Ambassador of Denmark to Pakistan, Jesper Moller Sorensen here on Monday , highlighting the importance of education in building of a nation, suggested that Pakistan Government should increase its budget for education as this shall be the best future investment.

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Why Kalabagh Dam is critical for Pakistan

LAHORE – The population of Pakistan will be around 230 million by 2025 and if natural resources were not utilized properly the country could face crises of food as well as water scarcity, experts said. They said that there is extensive amount of convincing data pointing to potential disaster for our beloved country.

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Why we continue to lack leaders

A leadership deficit is perhaps Pakistan’s most pressing problem. Pick up any newspaper or magazine, turn on the television or ask the person sitting next to you and they will agree that Pakistan has a serious dearth of leaders. While there is agreement on the existence of our leadership problem, a solution is rarely suggested.

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Anti-polio drive launched in Balochistan

QUETTA - Anti-Polio drive was launched across 32 districts of Balochistan on Monday.

According to Health Department’s officials, some 2.2 million children, including 400,000 in Quetta, will be given polio drops during the campaign, for which 896 teams have been formed.

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Are you Clean or Grey?

LAHORE - An unprecedented cross-country intelligence operation is underway to comb out local and foreign elements who are playing or could play into the hands of terrorists, The Nation has learnt.

The mega operation is an important development in the efforts against terrorism. It is in fact the first major practical step being taken after the . . . → Read More: Are you Clean or Grey?

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More than 70 killed in country-wide floods

Torrential monsoon rains and ensuing flooding of rivers and rainwater drains continued to wreak havoc across the country, washing away houses, crops and installations besides killings dozens more. At least 70 people have reportedly been killed in countrywide in rain-related disasters.

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Balochistan updates June 2013

This is a brief Talk of the Town Report compiled for those interested in Balochistan. Significant developments are listed hereunder.

Post Election Developments- Formation of New Government, 1- June. The newly elected MPAs were sworn in on Ist June. 20 MPAs, in a House of 65, had never before been its members. The party position is: . . . → Read More: Balochistan updates June 2013