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New Economic Corridor Good for Local Business

Karachi: The New China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) could be a “game-changer” for Pakistan and indeed for South Asia said Nawaz Sharif, in the first address of the CPEC Summit and Expo. The much anticipated two-day event which took place at the Pakistan-China Friendship Center in Islamabad was attended by key politicians, business leaders, and delegates from both countries. The inaugural ...

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Seven al Qaeda members arrested in Balochistan

The Pakistan’s Balochistan government claimed on Saturday to have nabbed seven al Qaeda members, including a commander, from Nushki. According to a statement, the men were arrested during a raid carried out by intelligence agencies. A huge cache of arms and ammunition, hate literature, laptops, wireless communication devices and currency were also seized from them. During the interrogation, the busted ...

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5 days ‘Youth as an Agent Behaviour Change’ Art Festival Concludes

Quetta: If we want to promote the change of mind-sets and behaviours in community the key role is played by youth. Youth engagement is a strategic vehicle for creating a better world said by Chairman Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC) Major (R) Mohammad Fazil Durrani in closing ceremony of 5 days YABC (Youth as an Agent Behaviour Change) camp Art Festival. ...

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CM Balochistan says, the future of Pakistan and Balochistan is linked with CPEC

Quetta: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has said that the future of Pakistan and Balochistan is linked with China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which would be a game changer in the region. “Balochistan and Gwadar Port have got key positions in CPEC and following the implementation of this project and promotion of foreign investment the Pakistan would thrive ...

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Hundreds of books found dumped in garbage at District Education Office Kech

Shoaib Durrazai Turbat: Hundreds of books of Balochistan Text Book Board have been dumped in garbage at District Education Office Kech. It should be noted that these books  were being terminate-ridden that is why they threw the in garbage. These books had been sent by Balochistan Text Book Board for free distribution in the government schools but the distribution never took ...

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Balochistan most poverty hit, says UNDP and Pakistan Govt. report

Balochistan, the resource-rich province of Pakistan, remains deprived, as per the country’s first ever official report on multi-dimensional poverty. The report tabled last month by the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform is compiled with technical support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Pakistan and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), University of Oxford. As per the ...

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337 killed, 13,575 arrested in 2015-16 under NAP in Balochistan

Quetta: Home Department Balochistan has stated on Saturday that 13,575 terrorists were arrested while 337 killed in around 2,825 operations in the province in 2015-16. Home Department of Balochistan has issued a report over progress in implementation of National Action Plan, a comprehensive crackdown against terror outfits and their funding that was consolidated after Army Public School attacks in December ...

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Govt is giving top priority to the prosperity of Balochistan: Jam Kamal Khan

Quetta: The Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources Jam Kamal Khan has said that government is giving top most priority to the progress and prosperity of Balochistan and especially its most backward areas. Addressing the inaugural ceremony of Natural Gas to Gawadar, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources Jam Kamal Khan said that the project had ...

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Four dead bodies recovered in Kalat

Quetta: Armed men killed four people in Nimargh area of Kalat and dumped their bodies in a desolated area on Friday. Four of them were kidnapped by armed persons a day before from Nimargh area of Kalat and today their bodies were on dumped. According to the Levis force, “Armed men killed them and dumped their bodies in the desolated ...

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9 Afghans, 4 facilitators among 27 held in action

Quetta: Security Forces have launched a combing up operation in Mastung District and said to have arrested 27 suspects including four facilitators that took part in Civil Hospital carnage. Security forces and Law Enforcement Agencies had launched combing operation on Friday in Kanak hilly region, some 25km far from Quetta. A formidable force was used in the action meant to ...

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