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Chairman Senate, a milestone in history of Balochistan

By: Jaffar Mastoi A little known politician Mr. Sanjrani has been elected as a chairman of Upper House with the alliance of Imran-Zardari parties. His political career began in 1998.  Bizenjo-led group demanded for the Chairman Senate from independent elected senator from Balochistan. A campaign by Chief Minister Bizenjo succeeded immensely. Felicitations from all over Balochistan for him shows a ...

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The last visit of Professor Jean Francois Jarrige to Balochistan (Quetta & Mehrgarh)

By:  Ayub Baloch It was early February, 2005.  We were heading to Mehrgarh. Seated in the car with me were Professor Jean Francois Jarrige, the famous French archaeologist and Mrs. Kathien Jarrige. Both were full of feelings and fear. An unusual impression of dismay was evident from their faces. During the travel they talked but with interludes. Sometime the pause ...

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QUETTA: Doctors demand safe recovery of Baloch medical student

QUETTA: Members from Young Doctors Association (YDA) and Paramedical Staff Association (PSA) staged a sit-in protest outside the Quetta’s deputy commissioner’s office on Tuesday, against the alleged kidnapping of Saeed Baloch, a medical student in Quetta. The protestors chanted slogans for the immediate recovery of Saeed Baloch, a senior year student at Bolan Medical College who was ‘kidnapped’ from his ...

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AGAHI and Centre for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ), Collaborate to Create Scholarship for Journalism Excellence

ISLAMABAD:  AGAHI, Pakistan’s leading institution for futures research and the country partner of the Millennium-Project, a Global Futures Studies, research participatory think-tank and the co-founders of Pakistan’s premier annual Journalism AGAHI Awards, created a scholarship for Journalism Excellence in Pakistan. The scholarship has been created in collaboration with the Centre for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) at the Institute of Business ...

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Oxfam encourages women to take leadership in humanitarian response

Islamabad: Oxfam in Pakistan in collaboration with the National Humanitarian Forum (NHN) and National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) launched a series of first response trainings exclusively for women humanitarian workers to take leadership roles in humanitarian efforts. “Preparing Women for Leadership roles in Humanitarian Response,” is a unique Oxfam initiative, to train female mid-management professionals from National/Local NGOs and Local ...

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Baloch Cultural Celebration at UET Khuzdar

By: Jafar Mastoi When a tradition gathers enough strength to go on for centuries, you don’t just turn it off one day.(Chinua Achebe) For years celebration of Balochi Culture day has remained a great and continual occasion for Baloch tribe. In order to memorize that eternal love for culture with high zeal, trend and efforts of Students Action Committee (SAU) ...

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Writing for the social change

By: Engr Saeed Jattak Youth has obsession to do any possible effort in young age as the fresh mind allows brand new thought to be generated and eager to follow through. However, literally young generation does not revitalize the power of writing except some exceptional youth who desire to be writer but lack know-how. Expressing collective ideas into physical shape ...

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Baloch Culture Day celebrated at UET Khuzdar

 By: Ubaid Zehri KHUZDAR: As Baloch culture day is celebrated each year on 2nd March across Balochistan and many parts of the Pakistan with many cultural events.  Similarly, on this 2nd March Baloch Culture Day was celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm at Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology by the Students, faculty members and administrative officials A cultural walk ...

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Warped education system in Balochistan

By: Hammal Mir No society will develop if the most effective component of human civilization is neglected to be provided education. Education is indeed the key to development and modernization of the societies as the great philosopher Aristotle says,  “Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity”.  Believably, education was the only journey that brought mankind from ...

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3 days Makran Festival 2018 begins today

 QUETTA: Opening ceremony of 3 days Makran Festival 2018 was held at Kech Stadium, Turbat today. Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa was the chief guest. The event was organised in connection with Balcoh Cultural Day in order to promote rich Baloch heritage. While speaking on the occasion Commander Southern Command said overwhelming turn out of people at ...

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