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United States Consulate Celebrates Baloch Cultural Day

United States Consulate Celebrates Baloch Cultural Day

Karachi: United States (US) Consul General Brian Heath on Wednesday hosted a musical reception for Baloch journalists and civil society leaders at the consulate to celebrate Baloch Culture Day. Popular Baloch folk singer Akhtar Channal Zehri performed at the occasion. This is the second year the consul general marked the occasion at his residence. In his welcome remarks during the ...

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Judicial Commission Formed to Probe Saqiba’s Death

Judicial Commission Formed to Probe Saqiba’s Death

Quetta: The Balochistan government on Tuesday formed a judicial commission to probe into the case of Saqiba Kakar’s death, Saqiba Hakim, a 17 year old student who committed suicide after her college’s principal allegedly refused to send her examination form to the intermediate education board. Saqiba, a girl student of Government Girls Degree College, Muslim Bagh ,Killa Saifullah district  who ...

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Baloch Cultural Day Today

Baloch Cultural Day Today

Sami Parvez Quetta: Baloch Cultural Day would be observed in various districts of Balochistan and federal capital Islamabad on March 2(Today).  Different cultural activities have been scheduled to observe the day. Cultural events, seminars, rallies and exhibitions have been arranged on this occasion. Every year on 2nd of March Baloch Cultural Day is celebrated with the aspiration to draw attention ...

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Quetta: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Quetta: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Iftikhar Ahmed Baloch On the one hand the world is developing to the fastest pace the human civilization has ever witnessed on the other hand same is our pace towards decline, whether it is the social, educational or the infrastructural. Balochistan is the only place in region which is facing decline in all those walks of life which mark any area ...

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Census and Baloch Reservations in Presence of Afghan Refugees

Census and Baloch Reservations in Presence of Afghan Refugees

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch According to the decision of the Council of Common Interests (CCI), an inter-provincial body, the sixth population census would be conducted in March 2016 with the support of the armed forces in Pakistan, as was done during the 1998 census. However, the Baloch nationalist parties are keenly opposing the scheduled population census with the number of ...

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Illegal Seats in BMC Should be Cancelled: Baloch Doctor’s Forum

Illegal Seats in BMC Should be Cancelled:  Baloch Doctor’s Forum

Aziz Ejaz Quetta: Counterfeit seats adjustment in Bolan Medical College is condemnable; the Illegal seats in Bolan Medical College (MBC) should be cancelled, this was demanded by Baloch Doctor’s Forum (BDF) on Sunday. A meeting of Baloch Doctor’s Forum was held which was chaired by Dr.Mujeeb Baloch.  The forum thoroughly discussed the issue of counterfeit seats adjustment in Bolan Medical College ...

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China Overseas Port Handling Company has Failed to Functionalize Gwadar Port

China Overseas Port Handling Company has Failed to Functionalize Gwadar Port

  Suleman  Hashim  Gwadar: China Overseas Port Handling Company (COPHC) has failed to functionalize Gwadar port. New deals have greatly affected trading activities of Gwadar port, the leadership of All Gwadar Shipping and Clearing Agents Association expressed their concerns in a press conference at Gwadar press club on Friday. President of All Gwadar Shipping and Clearing Agents Association(GSCAA),  Abdul Raheem ...

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Illegal Seats Allocation in Bolan Medical College

Illegal Seats Allocation in Bolan Medical College

Dr. Dad Jan Bolan Medical College has always been counted among the colleges which only select the students on merit basis. It is the only medical college in Balochistan which provides education of medical sciences; however, recent news has marred its image desperately, as four illegal seats have been given to the sons and daughters of clerk’s working class and ...

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Empowering Youth through Education and Skills Development is key to Sustainable Development: UNHCR

Empowering Youth through Education and Skills Development is key to Sustainable Development: UNHCR

Quetta: Empowering youth through education and skills development is key to stability and sustainable development, said UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner Mr. George Okoth-Obbo while speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the Women Technical Training Centre in Loralai district in Balochistan. UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner Mr. George Okoth-Obbo stressed the need for concerted efforts by all stakeholders to empower youth through education and ...

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Plight of Baloch Students

Plight of  Baloch Students

Yasmeen Baloch Every one has idea about the shortcomings and limited facilities in educational system and institutions in Balochistan, where students are deprived of facilities in schools, neither good watering system is available nor good teachers. We always see in Balochi News Channel showing thousands of problems in Balochistan and highlighting the educational issues too.  The talent of Balochs cannot ...

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