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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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First technical committee meeting of MICS

By: Saeed Yousuf QUETTA: Chief Economist Planning & Development Department Mr. Ghous Bux Marri has said that relevant and accurate data shows that the directions in formulating futuristic strategies, plans and polices. He was expressing these views while addressing the first technical committee meeting of MICS. Joint Chief Economists Mr. Abdul Bari Khan, Mr. Mohammad Asif, Mr. Shafiqu Ur Rehman, ...

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 RAW directly involved in spreading unrest in Pakistan: CM Balochistan   

QUETTA: Terming the death sentence of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav under a military court “based on justice”, the Chief Minister of Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri said we strongly support this decision. In a statement issued here on Monday, Chief Minister said that the decision had proved that Indian intelligence agency “RAW” was directly involved in spreading unrest in Pakistan particularly in ...

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Ali Muhammad Jatak demands safe recovery of his party workers

By: Sima Sahar Quetta: Provincial President of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Balochistan has demanded safe recovery of his recently abducted workers. Ali Muhammad Jatak, demanded safe recovery of his recently abducted party workers in an   emergency press conference on Monday. Mr.  Jatak  and other  senior members of PPP told that Ishfaq Lighari was missing from Jamshoro while Marri was abducted ...

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9 killed, 25 injured as passenger bus overturns near Lakpass Tunnel

QUETTA: At least nine people, including two women, dead and more than 25 injured after Quetta-Karachi bound passenger Bus fell overturned near Lakpass in the outskirts of the provincial capital Quetta on Friday morning. According to Police, the Karachi bound passenger bus was coming from Karachi when it overturned near Lakpass due to high speeding early morning Friday. Rescue workers ...

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FAO estimates Balochistan annual wool production potential at Rs2.2b

ISLAMABAD:   Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) officials have said that Balochistan has an estimated sheep population of 14.7 million, with potential value of wool around Rs2.2 billion per year.They were speaking at a one-day workshop organised on “National Wool Development Programme” at a local hotel here on Friday by the Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MNFSR) in collaboration ...

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Astola Island to be country’s first marine protected area: Federal Minister of Climate Change

Gwadar: Federal Minister of Climate Change, Zahid Hamid has said that Astola Island will soon be declared the country’s first ‘Marine’ protected area through absolute consensus among all concerned stakeholders. Talking to media on Tuesday, he said Balochistan and federal governments alongwith Pakistan Navy and local community, as the major stakeholders, have unanimously agreed to get the island notified as ...

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Safer Charity Practice Seminar & Prize Distribution Ceremony at SBKWU  

 QUETTA: We need to educate the young minds about the contemporary challenges in the very noble act of charity. Active role of youth is essential in informing the masses on the concepts of safer charity in the socio-religious context. This was the message of VC SKB, Dr. Rukhsana Jabeen at an awareness seminar on Safer Charity Practice held at the ...

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University of Balochistan: An Institute of Ambiguity

By: Aziz Ejaz University of Balochistan since its inception till today proved to be one of the educational institutes to have hand of firm portrayal to remain in distresses of failure. It is misfortune of the people of Balochistan who have always shown great enthusiasm in learning but despite of their whole-heartedly aspirations the only higher university left inattentive by ...

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Census: Resident of Noshki has 54 children and six wives

 By: Barkat Zaib Sumalani Noshki: During the current census it has been reported that a 70 year old man has 54 children and six wives in district Noshki, about 130 kilometers  away from Quetta.   Haji Abdul Majeed’s two wives have also passed away and four others are still with him. Haji , driver by profession said, “Among my 54 children 12 ...

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