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Missing Baloch journalist Sajid Hussain found dead

SWEDEN: The dead body of the missing Baloch journalist Sajid Hussain was found in a river in Upsalla, Sweden after the journalist went missing on 2 March 2020. Sajid Hussain was the Editor in Chief for an online magazine Balochistan Times and also worked for many other Pakistani mainstream media outlets before moving to Sweden in 2017 as a refugee ...

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UNHCR donates medical equipment to Children Hospital Quetta

QUETTA: UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency provided state-of-the-art medical equipment to Children Hospital Quetta as part of its ongoing work to support the Provincial Government and improve public health care services in hospitals in Balochistan. The equipment valued at Rs.7 million includes a fully automated chemistry analyzer, an instrument used for the biochemical testing of total bilirubin, urea, creatinine, liver ...

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Provincial Govt should formulate a task force to determine the losses of farmers due to locust attack: Sana Baloch

QUETTA:  Leader of Balochistan National Party Mengal (BNP-M), Sana  Baloch has urged the provincial government to formulate a task force to determine the losses of farmers due to locust attack. The authorities concerned should immediately respond to the situation and prepare a comprehensive strategy to combat the locusts attack, he said during an interaction with farmers of Quetta and Awaran ...

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Sindh governor tests positive

KARACHI: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail tested positive on Monday as the nationwide tally of Covid-19 patients jumped to 13,915 on Monday, with 5,526 cases reported in Punjab, 4,996 in Sindh, 1,984 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 781 in Balochistan, 318 in Gilgit Baltistan, 245 in Islamabad and 65 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir. The virus has claimed at least 292 lives while ...

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COVID-19: Political, Economic and Social Impact Debated

Islamabad: China-Pakistan Study Center, Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) in collaboration with Mishal Pakistan and AGAHI launched a series of webinars to deliberate on the political, economic and social impacts of COVID-19. The first debut seminar was held online attracting senior academics, researcher, media, diplomats and members of the civil society and business community. Speakers from Government, Development sector ...

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UNHCR’s skills project empowered refugee woman to earn at home amid coronavirus outbreak

By: Humera Karim QUETTA: Saleema Habibullah, an Afghan refugee, has faced enormous struggles in her lifetime. Despite the tragic losses that she experienced, she leads a life free from fear and full of hope for the future, even in the most difficult of times. “I was only twenty when all the men in my family where killed in a bombing ...

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Coronavirus: People Want Restoration of Mobile Internet in Balochistan

By: Aziz Ejaz All the cases of coronavirus in Balochistan have been reported in the pilgrims, who recently came from Iran after performing their religious rituals. Despite these cases, there isn’t any case that got reported in the public, but amidst the insufficient and alarming strategies, it is feared that there can be a rapid increase and will spread among ...

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Awareness session conducted in Zhob to educate the masses about Coronavirus pandemic

By:  Abdul Hadi Zhob: Volunteers conducted awareness session about Coronavirus with the support of Environment Department Zhob and Individual Land. Few participants were invited as following the governmental instructions and precautionary measures of Coronavirus. The participants greeted with one another from the distance of 2/3 meters instead of shaking hands. Assistant Director Environment Department Zhob region Khaliq Dad Mandokhail told, ...

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