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Increase in agriculture production is the first priority: Secretary Agriculture  Balochistan

Increase in agriculture production is the first priority: Secretary Agriculture  Balochistan

By: Saeed Yousuf Quetta: Secretary Agriculture Balochistan Mr.Abdul Rehman Buzdar has said that increase of Agriculture  production and enhancement of Agriculture sector is the first   important priority of the current Government, he said that while addressing to all districts of the Deputy Directors of soil fertility here in the committee room of DG agriculture on Thursday.  He said, “Soil fertility ...

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Two-day Pakistan Mother Languages Literature Festival starts on Saturday

Two-day Pakistan Mother Languages Literature Festival starts on Saturday

 Islamabad:  The second edition of Pakistan Mother Languages Literature Festival will be held on February 18 and 19 at Lok Virsa Islamabad. The two-day festival will feature a number of attractions to celebrate Pakistan’s rich linguistic and cultural diversity that is essential to promote critical thinking among the young generations.  Over 160 writers, intellectuals, critics, poets and artists from over 15 languages ...

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Forest department is curious to engage all masses in Green Pakistan Program: Secretary Forest

Forest department is curious to engage all masses in Green Pakistan Program: Secretary Forest

By: Saeed Yousuf Quetta: Secretary Forest and Wildlife Department Government of Balochistan Naseer Ahmed Kashani has said that by special instructions forest department is curious to engage all masses in Implementation of Green Pakistan Program in Balochistan this program will bring significant and conspicuous change in the environment, he said that while giving an interview to the media. He elaborated, “National ...

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Powering Pakistan for the 21st Century Volume II: The State of Maths & Science in Schools

Powering Pakistan for the 21st Century Volume II: The State of Maths & Science in Schools

Islamabad:  Pakistani schools (especially government schools) are producing unacceptably low levels of learning outcomes in maths and science. This represents a significant and deep-rooted challenge to Pakistan’s economic growth. This was revealed in Volume II of State of Maths and Science in schools on Monday.  The report launched by Pakistan Alliance for Math and Science relates: The average maths score ...

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Family of killed journalist awaits justice

Family of killed journalist awaits justice

Quetta: victim family of journalist Ijaz Mengal still awaits justice after three years. Unidentified armed men killed Ijaz Mengal on 14th February 2014 on RCD road in Khuzdar. Mengal, worked as a stringer for the Daily Intekhab newspaper and for Daily Khabardar Khuzdar has been termed a graveyard of journalists where eight media persons have been killed in as many ...

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Public Health System is Failing in Balochistan with Little Health Spending and Lack of Doctors Even in Provincial Capital of Quetta

Public Health System is Failing in Balochistan with Little Health Spending and Lack of Doctors Even in Provincial Capital of Quetta

By: Mariyam Suleman The Basic Health Unit at Gatti Dohr, Gwadar, Balochistan does not have a single doctor to serve 8,000 people across 4 nearby villages. The number of doctors is increasing every year in Balochistan but the doctor patient ratio is still off the WHO requirement of 10 doctors for every 10,000 citizens. The current spending is less than ...

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Cancer day steps and Balochistan

Cancer day steps and Balochistan

By: Saeed Yousuf World Cancer Day is an international day marked on February 4 to raise awareness on cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. World Cancer Day was founded by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to support the goals of the World Cancer Declaration, written in 2008. The primary goal of the World Cancer Day ...

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Dozens of M.Phil scholars fail to complete research caused by non functional chemical lab at SBKWU

Dozens of M.Phil scholars fail to complete research caused by non functional chemical lab at SBKWU

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch Quetta: Dozens of M.Phil scholars have been unable to complete their research due to the non functional Chemistry laboratory at Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University, while they have been asked to pay late thesis submission fee, as charged Rs 4000 monthly. If the situation persists not only the M.Phil researchers of Chemistry will remain unable to complete ...

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Quetta:  Official website launched for Balochistan Nutrition Program

Quetta:  Official website launched for Balochistan Nutrition Program

By: Nadeem Feyrozai Quetta: Mir Rahmat Salah Baloch minister health government of Balochistan has launched official website for Balochistan Nutrition Program for Mothers and Children (BNPMC) here on Tuesday. While talking on the occasion Mir Rahmat Baloch said that provision of better health facilities and services to malnourished women and children is the top priority of the current government. Due ...

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Persons with disabilities to stage a sit-in outside Governor and CM House

Persons with disabilities to stage a sit-in outside Governor and CM House

Quetta: The union of the persons with disabilities (Awaz-e-Maazoran Balochistan) has announced to stage a sit-in outside Governor and Chief Minister House in the favor of their demands. Members of the union Azatullah, Noor Ahmed, Imran Khan, Ahmed Khan and others   told to media during a press conference on Sunday. Speaking to media, they said that they had planned the ...

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