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Sarfaraz Bugti terms early Child Marriage an alarming social issue in Balochistan

QUETTA: Provincial Home minister Sarfaraz Bugti has termed early child marriage an alarming social issue in Balochistan. He assured that he would make efforts to table bill in upcoming assembly session for enactment of Balochistan Child Marriage Prohibition laws. He made these comments while speaking to the participants of Provincial level Advocacy Consultation with Policy Makers from Social Welfare Department, Ministry ...

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 Two-day book fair held at BUET Khuzdar

By: Jafar Masttoi  KHUZAR: Commissioner Kalat Division Mr. Muhammad Hashim Ghilzai inaugurated   a two-day book fair on Monday 14th at the Balochistan University of Engineering & Technology Khuzdar, Commissioner Kalat , Controller of examination BUET Khuzdar  Mohammad Anwar Sarpara encouraged and motivated the participants of the event to develop the habit of book reading. A large number of well-known scholars, ...

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Balochistan presents Rs352bn budget for fiscal 2018-19

QUETTA: The Balochistan assembly on Monday presented budget with a total outlay of Rs352.3 billion for fiscal year 2018-19. Advisor to the Chief Minister on Financial Affairs Ruqayya Saeed Hashmi presented the budget. The budget was formally approved by Balochistan Cabinet. Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo, who presided over the meeting, said the government was trying to provide ...

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The Library: A modern need of education

By Engineer Saeed Jattak No doubt the technology enhancement has transmuted the modern world and brought the effortless mechanism to reduce human tough works, but these all organized efforts are infeasible without felicitous education. Education is the most potent weapon which enables to deal with humans and machines. In education, there is the major role of libraries. A library is ...

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Maternal and Child healthcare: A privilege or right?

By: Mahnoor Mobin Good health and good sense are the supreme blessings but not everyone has the former one available at hand. Though health care is the basic right of every citizen but it seems it has only been left within the boundaries of being a privilege which only a few can reach and afford. As years pass by, the ...

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Online Shopping developing as addictive habit in millennials

By: Muhammad Zulfiqar The world has changed massively with the advent of technology. Our dependency on gadgetries has reached up to a point where spending our lives without them seems impossible. Interestingly, we do not even realize this dependency has become addictive now. From the moment we open our eyes in the morning until the time we go to bed ...

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MMR: Who should mothers hold responsible for their death in Balochistan?

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch Khair Bibi, 26, breathed her last, when she was struggling to give birth to her second child. Her family members claim that she was thrice taken to District Head Quarter (DHQ), but she was given no treatment. She was brought from Kapoto, a village some 35 kilo meter away from Kalat city. Her family members allege ...

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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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