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Long hours load shedding in Balochistan

By: Sana Samad The richest province of Pakistan, Balochistan is the biggest victim of load shedding. People are continuously suffering from long hours of load shedding. The issue is growing highly, and situation is being deteriorated day by day. The long hours of power cut is continue in summer heat as well. During the summer people become unconscious because of ...

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Rs 560 mln released for Quetta carnage victims

Quetta: The Balochistan government has released a sum of Rs 560 million for families of 56 lawyers who were martyred in civil hospital suicide bombing on August 08. Provincial Minister for Education and Chairman Shuhada Committee, Abdul Raheem Ziaratwal said that following the instructions of the Chief Minister, the provincial government has released a sum of Rs. 560 million to ...

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MoU signed between Pakistan Red Crescent and UoB for ‘Safety Program’

Mir Behram Baloch Quetta: A memorandum of understanding has been signed between the Pakistan Red Crescent Society and University of Balochistan. The memorandum calls for ‘Safety Program’ that includes provision of Ambulance Service along with paramedic staff, First Aids Kiosk and operational Room, Safety and evacuation plans, would prepare Emergency Response Teams, First Aids Training and youth empowerment activities on ...

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The Balochistan Government takes Nutrition on its high priority agenda: Rahmat Salah Baloch

Quetta: The Balochistan Government takes Nutrition on its high priority agenda, the micronutrient deficiencies among the masses and its impact of the health and GDP is a serious concern for the political leadership. This was stated by Mir Rahmat Salah Baloch minister for Health Department) here on Monday. Speaking on consultative seminar on Balochistan wheat fortification legislation organized by Balochistan ...

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Congo virus: 10 dead, patients’ toll hits 27 in Balochistan

Quetta: Congo virus patients’ toll has hit 27 in Balochistan, while ten patients have died so far. 12-year-old boy has been diagnosed with Congo Virus on Saturday taking the total number of patients in Balochistan to 27. Another patient Abdul Wali was also diagnosed with Congo virus around four days ago in the Hospital.  Sources told “another patient, 37-year-old Abdul Malik ...

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Government of Balochistan decides to hold national games next year in Quetta

Quetta: Government of Balochistan on Friday decided to hold national games next year in Quetta with complete in a splendid impressive way. This decision was made in a high level meeting chaired by Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri while Speaker Balochistan Assembly Raheela Durrani, Provincial Sports Minister Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Hassani, Chief Secretary Balochistan, IG Police, GOC 33 Division and ...

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Red Crescent Balochistan graces Ibrahim with honorary shield

Quetta: Pakistan Red Crescent Balochistan (PRC) graced Muhammad Ibrahim Khan with an honorary shield for his extraordinary performance as ERT (Emergency Response Team) member responding every mishap in the city. The practice is linked to the tradition of PRC to appreciate & encourage the volunteers. This is one of the chain activities of International Youth Day (celebrated on 12th August ...

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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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