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Social Media and Its Excessive Usage

By: Siraj Ahmed Meerwani Social Media is the most popular and powerful mean of exercising one’s freedom of expression in the modern age. Usage of social media has become the most common activity among the teenagers especially students. Any platform which allows social interaction or provides a mean of communication is considered as a social media platform. Over 800 million ...

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Govt Is Ensuring Peace to Achieve Development Targets: CM Balochistan

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri while terming terrorism an international issue has said that political and military leaderships were taking concrete steps for elimination of terrorism. “Balochistan has immense opportunity of investment and government is ensuring peace to achieve development targets,” he added. He was talking to Managing Director of Fouji Foundation Lieutenant General (r) Ahsan Mehboub ...

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Editorial: Online Journalism in Balochistan

Journalism, like any other institution or art, has undergone through various evolutionary stages since the practice of disseminating information of public interest began centuries ago. There were times when print media ruled the world of information but electronic media added a new chapter into it in mid-20th century. However, the insatiable quest of man for knowledge kept climbing the ladders ...

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Independence Day celebrated at Lok Virsa

ISLAMABAD: The National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) celebrated the independence day of Pakistan in a befitting manner here at Heritage Museum, Shakarparian. It was part of the ongoing activities chalked out by the Federal Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage regarding 70 years celebrations of Pakistan which started on 1st August 2017. Special activities organized ...

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Declining Date Palm Produce in Panjgur Questions Govt Responsibility

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch Balochistan, the largest province of Pakistan in terms of area with comparatively lesser population is not only replete with natural resources of Gas, Gold, Copper, silver, oil and other mine and minerals but according to agricultural experts it is gifted with four agro-ecological zones for a unique environment for the production of a great variety of ...

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Mekran: Appalling Condition of Education

By: Nawaz Ellahi Mekran division consists of three districts Kech, Panjgur and Gwader and it is a prepossessing division of Balochistan. It hurts me to state that schools in Mekran are in miserable condition owing to the negligence of the past government. Education is the civic, fundamental and legislative right of every individual. No doubt, the education plays a pivotal ...

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Balochistan: Fighting Gender Equality in Political Process

By: Mariyam Suleman  With her colorful traditional Balochi dress, (now a housewife) Amina Baloch is unwavering in purpose. Few years back, she was keenly aware of the expectations the women in her area had of her as their councilor in Neghey, 300 kilometers from the provincial capital of Quetta, a village in the district of Kuzdar.        Amina ...

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15 Killed, 30 Inured in Explosion at Quetta Pishin Bus Stop

QUETTA: At least 15 people, including eight security personnel, were killed and 30 others sustained injuries in a bomb attack on a vehicle of security forces in Quetta on Saturday night. According to the details a vehicle of security forces was on routine patrol at old Pishin Stop of Quetta on Saturday night when it was targeted through a bomb. ...

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Balochistan Board Announces FA and FSc Annual Result 2017

QUETTA: Balochistan Board has announced FA and FSc annual result 2017, with 65.08 pass percentage. According to the detail passing percentage of successful candidates in Science Group is 64.18% and Humanities Group is 68.90 %. 19903 students have passed out of 30582. Click the given links to check result: www.hamaraquetta.com www.quettaresults.com Staff Report Published in The Balochistan Point on August ...

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Balochistan Province Formally Launch Working Group To Achieve Family Planning Goals

QUETTA: The Provincial Government formally launched FP2020 working group on Friday, August 11, 2017 at Quetta to gauge the progress on family planning goals in the province. In his welcome remarks the secretary Population Welfare Department thanksMs. Rahila Hameed Khan Durrani, Speaker Balochistan Assembly for her support to chair the Balochistan FP2020 Working Group. He also appreciated the efforts of ...

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