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Ambassador of Belarus calls on Sanaullah Khan Zehri

Ambassador of Belarus calls on Sanaullah Khan Zehri

Quetta: Belarus has shown great interest in making investment in various sectors of Balochistan, setting up a joint venture with Balochistan in preparing heavy machinery used in agriculture and mining sectors. It has also expressed interest to establish a vocational training institute to impart technical training to Baloch youth. This was disclosed in a meeting held between Chief Minister Balochistan ...

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UNHCR: First Afg-Pak youth empowerment session in Quetta

UNHCR: First Afg-Pak youth empowerment session in Quetta

Quetta: UNHCR with partners organised a one-day seminar on youth empowerment to enhance the capacity of Pakistani and Afghan youthsin Balochistan by engaging them in dialogues with the key stakeholders to identify challenges youths are facing and to seek solutions towards self-reliance. Over 100 participants from different districts of Balochistan attended the seminar, over 30 were women. The event was ...

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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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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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How an infant from Balochistan became one of India’s most loved actors

How an infant from Balochistan became one of India’s most loved actors

By: Aditya Menon Let us look at the story of a migrant from Balochistan who came to Mumbai as a child and went on to become one of Bollywood’s most loved personalities: actor and dialogue writer Kader Khan “My mother was from Quetta in Balochistan. My father was from Kandahar. Officially I was born in Kabul but some of my ...

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A Pakistani Ethical Hacker wins $5,000 Bounty for identifying Firefox, Chrome address bar spoofing flaw

A Pakistani Ethical Hacker wins $5,000 Bounty for identifying Firefox, Chrome address bar spoofing flaw

By Hisham Sarwar Rafay Baloch, a Pakistani (Islamabad) based security researcher/ethical hacker has won US$ 5,000 in a combined bug bounty for identifying a huge bug. This bug exists in various browsers such as Chrome, Firefox etc covering 75% of whole internet traffic. The bug is an Address-bar Spoofing bug, which means that a hacker can display whatever URL in ...

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Iran Hands Over 203 Deportees to Levies

Iran Hands Over 203 Deportees to Levies

Quetta: Iranian security forces handed over 203 Pakistani nationals to Levies forces at Pak-Iran border in Taftan area of the district. Levies sources said on Friday that these Pakistani workers were apprehended from different areas of Iran by the Iranian security forces for living without documents and had come to Iran to earn livelihood. The Levies forces said that deportees ...

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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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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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