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lost their lives because they didn’t get medical help in time.
Balochistan, unfortunately, is the least developed province of Pakistan. And now this earthquake has deprived hundreds of people of whatever they had. It is time the entire nation, especially the Pakistani expatriates, as well as international donor and aid agencies came forward to help the disasteraffected people of Balochistan. Sarim Sheikh Maryland, US
The article “Whither Wildlife?” explores a subject which is very relevant in today’s world and yet is hardly given the attention it deserves. The indifference towards this issue is not limited to governments only. People, too, do not bother much about wildlife. In both Asia and Africa, elephants, tigers and rhinoceros are being killed in large numbers for their tusks, hides, horns and other body parts. In the South Asian context, the population of the Bengal Tiger has decreased to such an extent that the IUCN has classified it as an endangered species. According to some estimates, only 2500 tigers remain in South Asia. Of the eight tiger sub-species, three have already become extinct. Another endangered animal is the snow leopard