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Shazia Ahmed Langove selected as cabinet member of South Asian Women Alliance

Quetta: Women rights defender and political activist from Balochistan, Shazia Ahmed Langove has been selected as cabinet member of South Asian Women Alliance for Pakistan. South Asian Women Alliance for Pakistan works for Women rights. It has representatives from all across Asia. Each South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) country has selected 11 members. A selection process from all ...

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Quetta: Four Hazara women killed as gunmen open fire on bus

Quetta: Four Hazara women were killed when unidentified assailants opened fire on a bus in the Pud Gali Chowk of provincial capital  on Tuesday. The bus was traveling to Hazara town when it came under attack by unidentified assailants. The law enforcement personnel and rescue teams rushed to the incident location. Police and Frontier Corps personnel cordoned off the area. The dead ...

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Zehri welcomes CIIT’s offer for PhD scholarships for students of Balochistan

Islamabad: Chief Minister of Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri, said it would be a great honour for students from Balochistan to be able to study at a prestigious institution like COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), which has recently been been ranked at the top position among all universities of Pakistanby The Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2016-17), U.K. ...

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Baloch Fun Fair held at University of Karachi

By: Mariyam Suleman Karachi: Baloch Students’ Education Organization conducted a day long fun fair as part of students’ week at University of Karachi engaging hundreds of youth, students and faculty members on Thursday. “Baloch Fun Fair” as it was called is held every year during the Students’ Week in University of Karachi by the members of Baloch Students’ Education Organization. ...

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C M Balochistan says Government is fully determined to protect all segment of society

Quetta: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has categorically stated that those days have gone when the members of business community were scared due to kidnapping as government is fully determined to protect each segment of society, including traders. “Previous governments were afraid of terrorists, and the kidnapping of traders, doctors and common citizens was widespread while the government ...

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Killers of journalist Abdul Haq Baloch still at large four years after his murder

The killers of Abdul Haq Baloch, correspondent of ARY News television channel remain free even after four years of his murder in Khuzdar, Balochistan . Abdul Haq Baloch, who was also general secretary of Khuzdar Press Club was murdered by unidentified men on 29th September, 2012 in Khuzdar. He was shot multiple times while on his way to home and ...

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The scared allies

By: Aurang Zaib Balochistan remained a homeland of Pashtuns and Balochs for a long period of time. Pashtuns and Balochs fought many war together to defeat any rivals seemed treacherous to their homeland. After the “Kalat treaty” both tribes developed a more concise and beneficial relationship that played a vital role in enhancing their social economic and political history. Unfortunately ...

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Possible step is being taken to facilitate youth: Executive Director HEC

Islamabad: The significance of youth in any society cannot be undermined, therefore every possible step is being taken to facilitate youth, said Dr Arshad Ali Executive Director Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Tuesday. In a meeting with 150 students from universities of Balochistan who visited here, Dr. Arshad gave students an overview of HEC initiatives for development of higher education ...

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Media advertisement budget greater than before in Balochistan

Quetta: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has increased budget by 40 percent which was allocated for issuing advertisements to newspapers and periodicals. According to the officials sources, “the Chief Minister has approved the summery dispatched by the Information Department, seeking increase in advertisement budget for newspapers and periodicals.” “A delegation of owners and editors of newspapers had held ...

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Gwadar: PUAN Conducts Tech Camp to Empower Girls in Balochistan

By: Mariyam Suleman Gwadar: The Pakistan US Alumni Network Chapter Gwadar (PUAN-Gwadar) conducted a youth tech camp in the newly formed Government Girls Degree College Gwadar to Empower Girls through Technology this Wednesday. The main idea behind the day-long extensive workshop was not only to introduce the positive use of technology but to provide an opportunity for the girls to ...

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