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When the residents of Pasni are in need of any serious medical help, they have to travel more than a hundred kilometers to other cities because local facilitates are dilapidated.
"Domestically, we have a dire need for Sui gas supply. In its absence, we have to resort to burning wood for household fuel needs."
Within the impoverished province of Balochistan, Gwadar is known for its well-financed strategic port. But its 249,055 residents lack basic health facilities.
Pakistan's intelligence services and their social media supporters equate academic debate on Balochistan with treachery. The student body of the university they muffled has struck back.
With 2 in 3 children out-of-school, the government in Pakistan's province of Balochistan has launched an aggressive campaign against cheating in exams.
Talha Baloch was originally from the coastal Balochistan city of Gwadar. But after a series of career dead ends, he moved to Lyari, Karachi, known for producing excellent boxers.