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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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First Washington-Based, Balochistan-Specific Think-Tank Established

Washington D.C : The Balochistan Institute, a think-tank exclusively dedicated to Balochistan has been established in the United States, announced the founder of the Balochistan Institute based in Washington D.C. Malik Siraj Akbar, the founder and the president of the think-tank.  The Balochistan Institute is the first initiative in United States which has been launched with the goal to improve ...

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Quality Education in Mother Languages Vital to Success of 2030 Agenda – UN

Paris: Mother languages are essential to providing quality education, which in turn supports the achievement of the new global development agenda, the head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) said on the International Day established to promote the preservation and protection of all languages used by peoples of the world. Marking International Mother Language Day, UNESCO ...

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CPEC and Thirsty Gwadar

By Yousaf Ajab Baloch The recent inauguration of groundbreaking projects of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Balochistan by Prime Minister of Pakistan and the severe crisis of water in Gwadar and lack of   basic facilities of life mirror a very pathetic state of Baloch as well as the systemized discrimination of Islamabad against Balochistan lasting for decades. Recently, while addressing at ...

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Editorial: A War against Noble Cause

Apart from number of reasons, assaults on Polio teams and their escorts has become the chief cause making Polio unbeatable in Pakistan. The religious militants have started a war against this noble cause and till today dozens of precious lives have been lost. Recently, once again Balochistan shocked when a suicide attack close to a polio vaccination center in capital ...

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Afghan Taliban Claim High Profile Commander Assassination in Balochistan

Quetta: Unidentified assailants have shot dead a high profile Afghan Taliban commander in Balochistan, two Taliban officials claimed on Friday. Molvi Muhammad Alam, a senior   commander to Taliban supreme Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, was shot dead Thursday evening in Kuchlak area, some 25 Kilometrts from Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan. Taliban leaders told one of the national newspapers on condition ...

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Noble Laureate, Tawakkol calls on Women to Play their role for Promotion of Peace Injustice, and Freedom of Expression

By Aziz Ejaz Turbat :  The world’s  prominent Noble Laureate,Tawakkol  Abdel- Salam  Karman  has called  on the women  to play  their  protective wholehearted  role  for promotion  of peace , rule of law  and injustice, democracy and freedom of expression as well raising voice  against  corruption, crudity , injustice , ignorance and poverty.  She was addressing   the conference via video link ...

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Pilgrims Complain of Pathetic Arrangements during Hajj

Adnan Aamir Meanwhile media is focused on the death toll of Mina stampede, Pilgrims of Pakistan have complained about pathetic arrangements. A group of pilgrim from Quetta, who are in Makkah at the moment, revealed the poor arrangements to Balochistan Point while talking on condition of anonymity. Poor Arrangements by Pakistani Hajj Mission Pilgrims complained that Hajj mission of Pakistan ...

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U.S State Department To Deport Balochistan Student Diagnosed With Brain Tumor

Adnan Aamir Quetta – U.S State Department is planning to deport a student from Balochistan who has been diagnosed with brain Tumor while living in USA, learnt Balochistan Point. 22 years old Ameer Ullah Kakar belongs to Killa Saifullah district of Balochistan. A student of 6th semester of B.A in Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) Islamabad, Ameer Ullah Kakar travelled to USA ...

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Zhucheng: Home to World’s Largest Concentration of Dinosaur Fossils

Adnan Aamir Weifang prefecture is a tourist’s paradise due to multiple unique things that it can offer. Weifang is dubbed as World’s Kite Capital, its center for art, painting and cultural preservation, its home to one of High-tech zones of China and it also contains archaeological marvels in the form of Dinosaur parks in Zhucheng county. Zhucheng County in North-eastern ...

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