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Business Gala held in Turbt University, Gwadar Campus

By: Barkat Ullah Baloch GWADAR: A business gala was organized at the Turbat University Gwadar Campus. The entry for the first day of this gala was open to males whereas for the second day it was open to females.  The business gala attracted a lot of people from city along with the students from different colleges and universities. There were ...

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This year AGAHI Awards to celebrate dignity for all

ISLAMABAD: This year’s AGAHl Awards ceremony to be held on the International Anti-Corruption Day December 9, 2018; recognizing the efforts of journalists and the media community. This year AGAHI Awards is celebrating dignity for all. AGAHI and Mishal in collaboration with multiple stakeholders have jointly nominated national and international leading opinion-makers, development experts, media gurus and knowledge professionals to be ...

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It is need of the hour to take every child to school in Balochistan

By: Zeeshan Nasir Balochistan is counted to be one of the most lagged behind provinces of Pakistan in terms of Education, healthcare, human rights. The state of education in Balochistan has always been a gamble between our politicians, with low literacy rates and a lack of access to schools. According to reports by the Provincial Education Commission that there are ...

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Editorial: HIV-AIDS in Balochistan

The 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day is being marked on today on  December 1, 2018. World AIDS Day originated at the 1988 World Summit of Ministers of Health on Programmes for AIDS Prevention. Since then, it is organized every year by United Nations agencies, governments and civil society. Since 1988, a remarkable progress can be witnessed that today millions ...

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Balochistan govt plans to include water and environmental issues in educational curriculum

ISLAMABAD: Balochistan government has planned to educate youth about water and environmental issues in the province to create awareness about water scarcity and environmental hazards. Provincial Secretary for Higher Education, Abdul Saboor Kakar Thursday told media that the government would introduce a special academic course in syllabus at secondary level to get rid of the issues of water and climate ...

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Lok Virsa hold Muzakra session on Indigenous Sufi Music

ISLAMABAD: Speakers at Muzakra session at National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage, Lok Virsa here Thursday discussed various aspects of Indigenous Sufi Music. Culture experts including Sheraz Haider, DG AGPR, Mussarrat Youssuf from United Nations and Dr. Tanvir Anjum, Research Scholar from Quaid e Azam University spoke on the origin, evolution, content, typology, significance, current status, contemporary understanding and ...

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Salaar demands gynecologist, round the clock electricity for DHQ hospital

By: Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: Amid chilly weather and under open sky, a social worker Fazal Salaar (visible service) supported by civil society has set up a protest camp in front of press club for the acceptance of his demands. Although the administration left no stone unturned to remove the camp but failed. People from all walks of life have thronged ...

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Khuzdar: Students present more than thirty innovative projects at innovation summit 2018  

By: Ubaid zehri KHUZDAR: Directorate ORIC-BUETK successfully held innovation summit 2018 at Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology Khuzdar where more than thirty innovative projects were presented by the students.  Students from different schools, colleges and universities visited the projects stalls and projects group members briefed them about their innovative projects. The summit was attended by the officials, faculty members ...

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Letter: Honour Killing in Balochistan

Honour killing is an act of violence, especially murder of a  female genders by the male individuals of the family.  According to a recent report by the Aurat Foundation — a non-governmental organisation working in the province of Balochistan to ensure the protection of women rights that some 50 people, of which 30 include women were killed by their relatives ...

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Kalat: Local governments fail to include stakeholders in the budget making process

KALAT:  Study has revealed that the local governments (LGs) had failed to include stakeholders in the budget making process. Only 4 out of 20 districts released pre-budget statement that would have provided the stakeholders a chance to express their opinion on budget proposals. This study was shared with participants in a one-day workshop on ‘Study of Budget Making Process at ...

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