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Balochistan  Govt Taking Steps For Promoting Fisheries Sector:  Official

ISLAMABAD: Balochistan government is taking steps for promotion of fisheries sector so that the province could be self-sufficient in production of white meat. An official of Balochistan Fisheries Department told media Quetta on Thursday that a project for construction of a Jetty and fish harbour at Damb area of Lasbela district is being executed at a cost of more than ...

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Pakistan to come among top 25 economies under vision 2025: Ahsan

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal on Thursday said that Vision 2025 aimed to put Pakistan in top 25 economies by 2025. He said according to a study published recently, Pakistan would be amongst top 20 economies by 2030 and top 10 economies by 2050. He said that with the passage of time all the critics were ...

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University student murdered on accusation of blasphemy

 Mardan: A 23-year-old   student of Journalism in Khan Abdul Wali Khan University in city of Mardan   was killed by a vigilante mob for allegedly “publishing blasphemous content online”,  in university compound,  local police said Thursday. The alleged   student named as Mashal Khan was regular student of Journalism. The campus was shut down following the incident until further notice and ...

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Balochistan students to get law degrees scholarships: President

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday announced special scholarships for the LLB & LLM students of Balochistan province.  Every year, scholarships would be given to 20 students from the province under the auspices of Higher Education Commission (HEC), he said while talking to a delegation of Young Lawyers from Balochistan, who called on him here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, according to ...

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Lok Virsa pays tribute to the legendary folk singers of the country  

  By: Sima Sahar ISLAMABAD: National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) on Tuesday arranged special event to pay tribute to the legendary folk singers of the country by inviting the next generations of them. Executive Director Lok Virsa Dr. Fouzia Saeed in her welcome remarks paid rich tribute to the legendary folk singers including Khamesoo Khan, Faiz ...

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Legal uncertainty: A Provincial perspective  

By: Syed Anwar Zaib After a real and effective negotiation Pakistan Is coined by Muhammad Ali Jinnah founder of Pakistan side by side the efforts of the poet the philosopher Allama Muhammad Iqbal are also remarkable. In 1934 the idea was suggested by Allama Muhammad Iqbal on the occasion of addressing the student of Cambridge. As well as Jinnah On ...

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Constitution Day celebration arranged at Lok Virsa 

ISLAMABAD: Lok Virsa on Sunday evening arranged a Constitution Day celebration here at Open Air Theatre in connection with Constitution Day. Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani was the chief guest on the occasion. Executive Director Lok Virsa Dr. Fouzia Saeed, Parliamentarians, diplomats, citizens, artists and a large number of people from different walks of life attended the ceremony. The “Constitution Day” is ...

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Ordinary Baloch: Pawns on the chessboard! 

By:  Masood Hameed Baloch A general hype goes everywhere in Media and to public that Baloch society is more notorious for its tribal and Sardari system. Commonly people label it as tribal mindsets and Baloch politics is always obsessed with the influence of Sardars & Nawabs. Few of  the Sardar-turned- nationalists earned good stature & popularity among their people, but ...

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Lok Virsa hosts a cultural capacity enhancement symposium

ISLAMABAD:  The National Institute of Folk & Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa), in collaboration with Smithsonian Institution, USA and Interactive Resource Centre (IRC) conducts the first ever “Greatness in Diversity” Festival in Pakistan.  The cultural/curatorial capacity enhancement conference was held in Islamabad on Wednesday 5th of April, 2017. The format was that of a full-day symposium aimed at opinion makers and ...

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Revamping the Agriculture Sector

 By: Najeebullah Khan Tareen In the agrarian society of Pakistan, the agriculture sector is indispensable economic sector of our economy. Significance of this sector is myriad as it provides food for populace, raw material for industrial sector and integral contribution to export of Pakistan.  The Foreign Exchange which is earned from this sector is 43% of total exports of Pakistan. It also ...

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