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AIOU-AGAHI signs MoU to set up Foresight Lab

Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) and AGAHI, the country partner of the Millennium-Project here on Thursday signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up first Foresight Lab for strengthening research work through an effective multi-media communication, with new initiatives and ideas. It also aimed at focusing on the country’s challenges and opportunities, through a foresight initiatives and developing better strategies. The ...

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Traffic issues in Balochistan

By: Adnan Dost With the increasing population the problem of traffic control has become very acute in almost all the big cities in Balochistan. The increase in traffic has also added to the number of traffic accidents and roads are growing dangerous day by day. Unfortunately, we have little traffic sense and perhaps no respect for the traffic rules. No ...

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Studying Future Index Helpful For Effective Planning: Experts

Quetta: The consultative session on Pakistan – State Of Future Index (PK-SOFI) engaged academia, media, think tanks, and political parties in an immersive dialogue on the country’s past, present and future(s). The participants outlined key variables that the lab needs to pursue in developing the Pakistan – State of Future Index. The Pakistan – State Of Future Index will help ...

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Islamabad:  Folk and cultural show arranged for the delegates of International Conference

Islamabad: National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) on Friday evening arranged a folk and cultural show in the honour of the delegates of 4th International Conference on Language, Literature and Society. Executive Director Lok Virsa Dr. Fouzia Saeed and other senior officials of Lok Virsa welcomed the delegates of the International Conference. In her welcome address, Dr. Fouzia Saeed ...

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CPEC is a game changer not only for Pakistan but for the entire region:  CM Balochistan   

Khuzdar: Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri on Thursday has said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a game changer not only for Pakistan but for the entire region and the elements who were trying to create misunderstanding about it were enemies of CPEC and the masses of Balochistan. Addressing to a Seminar organized by Devot in collaboration with Commander ...

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‘Violence-related fatalities in Balochistan, Punjab increased in 2016’

Islamabad: Balochistan and Punjab saw a marginal increase in violence in 2016, with Balochistan seeing an almost 10pc rise in fatalities caused by violence since 2015, and Punjab seeing the highest number of fatalities in the province in four years, the Centre for Research and Security Studies (CRSS) has found. Fatalities in Balochistan rose from 719 in 2015 to 798 ...

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Balochistan 2016 Year End Review: Hundreds of People Killed in Terrorist Attacks

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch  Despite all claims of improved law and order situation in 2016, it proved itself a worst year regarding poor rule of law in Balochistan.  Balochistan again lost hundreds of precious human lives just because of security lapse. Once again the claims of Nawaz government were rebuffed by themselves. The burning Balochistan remained same as it used ...

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Islamabad:Pamir Festival held at Lok Virsa

Islamabad: One day Musical Event “PAMIR MUSIC FESTIVAL’ organized by BULBULIK in Collaboration with Lok Virsa and ONDRA celebrated at Lok Virsa on Saturday. At the inauguration traditional welcome tune given by students of Bulbulik Music School. Folk singers, Artist from Hunza and Gojal valley and people participated and performed Lok Dance and music. On this Occasion program chief guest ...

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Fatima Iqbal Khan receives National award for Human Rights

By: Mir Behram Baloch Quetta: Social activists Fatima Iqbal Khan has been awarded National award for Human rights. She was honored in an award distribution ceremony held at president House Islamabad, where president of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain awarded her the best achievement few days ago. A large number of Federal ministers, members of parliament, ambassadors from different countries and secretaries ...

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Baloch corner at Lok Virsa Islamabad represents Baloch culture

By: K.B Kashani Quetta: Baloch corner at Lok Virsa Islamabad represents not only the Baloch culture but also the traditional Balochi ‘Giddan’ and Baloch hand embroidery are for great interest for the people from different parts of Pakistan. The Balochi Boutique known as Baloch corner at Museum shows cultural heritage and life style of people in Balochistan. This shop was ...

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