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Balochi Embroidery: A significant facet of Balochi culture

By: Maham Yaseen Baloch All provinces of Pakistan have their own cultural significance and uniqueness, while the handicrafts done by Baloch female are yet very gorgeous and admirable. The embroideries are done on Pashk(shirt) covering the front of the dress, the cuffs of trousers and sleeves and on a large pocket(goptan or pandol) stretching from waist to the hem of ...

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88% Pakistani journalists self censor in professional and 79% in personal settings; new research study reveals

ISLAMABAD: As many as 88% of Pakistani journalists, who participated in a new research on self-censorship, were most likely to hold back information related to religious and security matters in their reporting and personal conversations. The journalists also considered the policies of their own news organizatons as a major reason for their professional self-censorship. The findings are part of a ...

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Need of a Cancer Hospital in Balochistan

By:  Munaj Gul Muhammad Cancer is one of the lethal diseases which puts the life at risk if it remains untreated and delayed. In the resent past a large number of cases have been reported in Balochistan. In the province reported patients do not beat cancer rather they have been beaten to death. The simple reason behind the death of ...

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Gwadar’s Water Crisis

By: Mariyam Suleman Water management  in Gwadar, a port city on the southwestern coast of Balochistan, Pakistan has turned into a severe challenge for local and national authorities. Citizens have taken to the streets to protest both against the water crisis and the authorities that have failed to pay the tanker companies which have been providing water to the city ...

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Balochistan opens state-of-the-art kidney centre

QUETTA: state-of-the-art kidney centre has been opened in Balochistan to provide free treatment to Pakistanis and Afghan refugee patients suffering from kidney disease. The project was jointly delivered by Balochistan’s health department, the Balochistan Institute of Nephro-Urology Quetta, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) will cater for the needs of over 14,000 Pakistani citizens and Afghan refugees with renal diseases every ...

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Political leaders, journalists adopt ‘Islamabad Declaration’ reaffirming their commitment to free media

ISLAMABAD: In a roundtable hosted by Media Matters for Democracy (MMfD), Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and the National Press Club (NPC), participants adopted a resolution reaffirming their resolve to uphold the freedom of media and expression in Pakistan and ensure the safety of Pakistani journalists. The roundtable discussion was held on Wednesday at the National Press Club to ...

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Hazara Community Calls Off All Sit-Ins After Successful Negotiation With COAS

QUETTA: Human rights activist Jalila Haider and other protester from Hazara community have called off all sit-ins after having successful meeting with Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javid Bajwa on Wednesday. The political parties from Hazara community and Jalila Haider demanded Army Chief to visit Quetta and paly his role to bust out terrorists targeting Hazara community According to ...

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PDS Balochistan meets Chairman Senate Mir. Saddique Sanjrani at his office in Islamabad

By:  Lal Sajjad Zehri ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Debating Society Balochistan delegation met the Chairman Senate Mir Saddiqu Sanjranin at his office in the parliament house in the capital city after attending a declamation contest on the occasion of first anniversary of Pakistan Debating Society. The declamation contest was held at Art Council Rawalpindi, Islamabad. Mr. Mohammad Zakria Baloch, the president of ...

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A three-day Youth Cultural Mela Opens at Lok Virsa

ISLAMABAD: A three-day Youth Cultural Mela opened here at Shakarparian under the aegis of the National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa), Ministry of Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage. Ms. Marriyum Aurangzeb, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting was the chief guest on the occasion. In her address, the Minister commended the efforts of Lok ...

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Regional impact of CPEC in terms of foreign policy-Part 2

By: Asal Khan Kakar Inter-regional connectivity of south Asia and central Asia through CPEC: There is a new trend of regionalism and regionalization due to the indigenous demands and realities of the sister regions i.e. south Asia and central Asia. This phenomenon of regional connectivity in Asia is needed and is a way forward to central and south Asian states ...

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