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UNHCR’s Project Benefited 120,000 People from water borne and vector diseases

QUETTA: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in collaboration with its implementing partner Society of Collective Interest Orientation (SOCIO-PAKISTAN) and Government of Balochistan completed the 10 months project of “Improving Health & Hygiene Status of Refugees & Host Communities in Quetta”. The key objective of the project is to bring long term improvement to the general health of ...

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Quetta: 7 Killed, 24 Injured in Blast Targeting Police Vehicle

Quetta: Eight people, including seven policemen, were martyred and 24 injured in a bombing in Quetta on Wednesday morning. According to hospital officials, a truck of the Rapid Response Force was targeted in the New Sariab area of the city around 8:30am while it was transporting personnel for duties. Hospital officials said eight bodies, including seven of policemen, and 24 ...

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Malala’s Outfit and Jealousy Factor

By: Muhammad Anwar Nasar A week ago Malala Yousafzai has started her education career at Oxford University, London. Her tweet showed a picture of her laptop and selection of books on logic. The tweet was liked by more than 666,000 well-wishers within an hour. Malala Yousafzai is an inspirational girl that works for the cause of female education throughout the ...

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AIOU To Provide Free Education To Students of Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: Students of Balochistan and Federally Administrated Tribal Area (FATA) will get free education from spring 2018 through the distance learning system of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU). AIOU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Shahid Siddiqui made this announcement while addressing the National Conference on English language and Literature, which concluded here after a number of proposals were accepted in order ...

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Iran Deputy FM Confers with Pakistan’s Baluchistan Speaker

TEHRAN: Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi met and conferred with the Speaker of the Provincial Assembly of Baluchistan Rahila Hameed Khan Durrani on issues of mutual interest. In a meeting held on Saturday, Durrani and Sarmadi discussed border security, visa regime, export of natural gas and electricity as well as establishment of Quetta-Zahedan flight line. They also explored avenues ...

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Remembering the Rural Women of Balochistan on International Rural Women’s Day

By: Sana Samad International Day of Rural Women is celebrated each year on October 15 in worldwide including Pakistan to raise awareness about the role of rural females who have an important role in developing the society and its economy. Educated women play essential role for the prosperity of any nation but the dilemma here is that rural women in ...

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National Survey Reports 3000 HIV AIDS Patients in Balochistan

 QUETTA: HIV AIDS is spreading in Balochistan at alarming rates as the number of patients has exceeded 3000 causing embarrassment among the citizens. According to the details Survey Aids Control Program has accomplished national survey on HIV AIDS in collaboration with UN and the survey has revealed that HIV AIDS patients all over the country have increased by 39000. Dr ...

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Security Situation Has Improved Considerably After Successful Military Operations: Ahsan Iqbal

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal says that security situation has improved considerably after successful military operations in the tribal areas and other parts of the country. He was addressing a gathering at the Embassy Forum, organized by Pakistan Embassy, in Washington. The Minister said the country has reversed the tide of terrorism through the valiant efforts of Pakistan’s security ...

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Letter: Child Marriage Bill

Recently, the Senate Standing Committee on Interior on 11th October rejected ‘The Child Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Bill, 2017’ and called it unislamic. The chairman of the committee Rehman Malik announced that he had discussed with the religious scholars that girls could be married before they are 18 according to Islamic law and such kinds of bill could not be passed. ...

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Women of the World Face Severe Violence

By: Maliknaz Syed Every country is full of different problems that can be settled with their required needs, desire, creeds and so on. Different methods are applied to highlight social issues for comforting human survival. Hence, news articles, investigative analyses, researches and other sources of information are used to discern the cause of the issue. But yet in many ways ...

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