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Vice Chancellor visits the Hostels of BUET Khuzdar

By: Ejaz Ahmed Zehri KHUZDAR: The Vice Chancellor, Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology, Khuzdar, Prof. Brig (R) Engr. Muhammad Amin, SI (M) visited to several hostels and inspected the ongoing repair work on 19th September, 2017. He, along with Director Administration, Provost, Senior Engineer and Hostel Wardens, visited boys’ hostels. During his visit, the VC visited hostel rooms, canteens, ...

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People working for the welfare of humanity are always remembered in the history: CM Balochistan

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri Wednesday said that people working for the welfare of humanity were always remembered in the history. “This world is temporary, everybody has to die one day, why should not we do something beneficial to mankind within our capacity before leaving this world,” he added. Chief Minister Balochistan, was addressing to the ribbon-cutting ...

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Marvi Briefs Chief Minister of Balochistan on BISP Expansion in Balochistan

QUETTA: Minister of State and Chairperson BISP Marvi Memon called on Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri to discuss the expansion of programme’s organizational coverage in Balochistan. She held the meeting on the directions of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who had announced BISP’s expansion on August 19, while addressing political leadership in Quetta. While briefing the Chief Minister ...

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Lok Virsa Launched “Craft is Knowledge”

ISLAMABAD: In a programme aimed at promoting traditional skills of the country’s rich, diverse and pluralistic culture, the National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) has launched the new program series on “Craft is Knowledge” with the first programme being Truck Art: Engagement with Artisans here at Museum Hall of Lok Virsa. The programme aims to promote folk ...

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Oxfam Identifies Tackling Inequality to Eradicate Poverty

ISLAMABAD: Inequality is a major contributing factor in keeping millions of people across the globe trapped in the poverty. Pakistan is no different when it comes to the ever increasing gap between the haves and have-nots. The current situation demands the right policy reforms, especially to redress and remove anomalies in the existing tax systems. Oxfam’s CEO Mark Goldring shared ...

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Dr Jehanzeb urges political parties to work jointly for economic development of Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: Central leader Balochistan National Party (BNP-Mengal) Senator Dr Jehanzeb Jamaldeni on Sunday urged political parties to shun their difference and work jointly for economic development and social uplift of remote areas of Balochistan. Talking to media, Jamaldeni said that it was high time to pay more focus on construction of small dams in Balochistan to boost agriculture sector of ...

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Balochistan Paving the Way for Robotics Education in Pakistan

By: Saeed Yousuf QUETTA: The Secretary Secondary Education Department Balochistan, Mr. Abdul Fateh Bhangar chaired a high profile discussion on bringing science and robotics initiatives into public school education in Quetta on Monday. Attending the meeting were representatives from nine robotics organisations from across Pakistan, who briefed Mr. Bhangar and other officials of the school education department on innovations in ...

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Drug Abuse Spirals Up Alarmingly in Kalat

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch Ghulam Sarwar, 21, a young boy with a disability and untidy dress is always seen begging in Kalat Market. He does not beg to feed his family members but to buy packet of cigarette and most importantly the packs of Heroin which he needs twice a day. “I was addicted to Hashish in the school age ...

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Controversies Fill Air about UoB’s Administrative and Financial Matters

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch An hunger strike by the activists of different students’ organizations staged outside the Quetta Press Club in protest against incumbent administration of University of Balochistan (UoB) has entered its 125 day. UoB is the largest and the only university in Balochistan’s capital city Quetta, where students of province can acquire higher education with a reasonable fee ...

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Four die of gas suffocation in a coal mine in Quetta

QUETTA: At least four miners died after inhaling toxic gases inside a coal mine in Quetta’s Sanjdi area on Friday morning. The incident took place in Sanjidi coal mine, located some 45 km away from the provincial capital of Quetta, in which, two other miners were rendered unconscious. The miners were working thousands of feet deep inside the mine when ...

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