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Media advertisement budget greater than before in Balochistan

Quetta: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has increased budget by 40 percent which was allocated for issuing advertisements to newspapers and periodicals. According to the officials sources, “the Chief Minister has approved the summery dispatched by the Information Department, seeking increase in advertisement budget for newspapers and periodicals.” “A delegation of owners and editors of newspapers had held ...

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Gwadar: PUAN Conducts Tech Camp to Empower Girls in Balochistan

By: Mariyam Suleman Gwadar: The Pakistan US Alumni Network Chapter Gwadar (PUAN-Gwadar) conducted a youth tech camp in the newly formed Government Girls Degree College Gwadar to Empower Girls through Technology this Wednesday. The main idea behind the day-long extensive workshop was not only to introduce the positive use of technology but to provide an opportunity for the girls to ...

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Legislation will be made against illegal hunting of endangered species: C M Balochistan

Quetta: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has announced to make legislation against illegal hunting of endangered species, rare birds, animals and chopping off of trees. While directing Forest and Wildlife, and Livestock Affairs Departments for acquisition of a suitable place for establishing a zoo in Quetta, he said that government would provide the required funds for the construction ...

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Quetta Press Club targeted after attacks on lawyers

Karachi: The journalists of Balochistan have said that they are passing through very difficult situation, as Quetta Press Club is also at target of terrorists and journalists could also be targeted after attacks on lawyers. “Journalists at local level are mulling over planning to prevent themselves from any dangerous situation. The journalists in Quetta should not gather themselves at one ...

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Long hours load shedding in Balochistan

Source: Pakistan Today

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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Remembering Rehan Rind Baloch

By: Sana Samad Rehan Rind, a 21 year old Baloch student and writer from Khuzdar passed away on Tuesday morning while battling with cancer at Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH). Rehan was suffering from blood cancer, and was under treatment around for a month. The doctors had demanded more than 5 million to treat Rehan to save his life. Rehan ...

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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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