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Kech civil society demands to declare a road on Chakar Khan Rind’s name

Kech civil society demands to declare a road on Chakar Khan Rind’s name

Shoaib Durrazai Turbat: Kech civil society has demanded to declare advocate road Kech  as Shaheed Chakar Khan Rind advocate. Chakar Khan Rind,  one of the martyred lawyers who was killed in suicide attack on lawyers in civil hospital Quetta on August 8, which killed more than 70 people and most of them were  lawyers. Chakar khan Rind advocate was public figure and volunteer ...

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Red Crescent Balochistan graces Ibrahim with honorary shield

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

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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One day seminar conducted on ‘Role of journalists in development and human rights promotion’

One day seminar conducted on ‘Role of journalists in development and human rights promotion’

By: Naseeb Malik Quetta: One day seminar titled with “Role of journalists in development and human rights promotion in context of Balochistan” conducted at Journalism and Mass communication department, on Monday. A large number of students and professors of Journalism and Mass Communication Department University of Balochistan participated in seminar and panel discussion. The workshop was held in collaboration with ...

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Seven al Qaeda members arrested in Balochistan

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

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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Qilla Abdullah: The Poorest and Most Backward District of Balochistan

Qilla Abdullah: The Poorest and Most Backward District of Balochistan

By: Mobashar Ahmed Qilla Abdullah lies in the foothills of Shela Bagh mountain range. Bordered by Quetta district in the south, Pishin district in the east and by Afghanistan in the west. It was separated from Pishin district and made a new district in 1993. The district has two sub-divisions namely Chaman and Gulistan. A shelter district to millions of ...

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

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

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 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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