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Resolve Balochistan’s problems

FOLLOWING his election as prime minister, Shehbaz Sharif announced several policy measures, including a commitment to focus on the development of all provinces of Pakistan, and not simply Punjab. While this remark…

Balochistan & Fifth generation warfare

Media networks have recently had a policy shift towards educating the masses aptly packaged with entertainment. People have hardly known how the drug cartel worked and later uprooted before tuning…

Balochistan’s development

ALL socioeconomic indicators show a marked difference between Balochistan and national averages. Whether it is the list of Pakistan’s most backward districts, poverty rates and GDP per capita, or unemployment,…

Balochistan’s troubled landscape

The discovery of the bullet-riddled bodies of 20 young men from Punjab within three days in Balochistan has evoked anger, condemnation, and calls for 'revenge', cleaving the ethnic divide in…

Mishandling Balochistan

For more than a week, academic activities were marred in Quetta due to protests staged by a group of Baloch students. The students on strike, which led to the suspension…

Tackling Balochistan’s problems

It is heartening to see that the prime minister is trying to heal the wounds of the largest province by offering mega projects and development schemes. What is more positive…

Balochistan conundrum

SIX years after Pakistan’s last attempt to try and embrace estranged Baloch leaders failed, or was foiled, Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced a fresh move aimed at Baloch reconciliation but critical…

Voices from Balochistan

What keeps Balochistan poor was summarized succinctly by a local farmer of District Killa Saifullah while narrating stories of plight: “Our wretchedness and poverty lies in our riches.” Other farmers…