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Noshki: BNPMC Team conducts seminar on “Mother and Child Nutrition”

By: Saeed Yousuf NOSHKI: Programme Manager Balochistan Nutrition Program Dr. Ali Nasir Bugti  has said that Balochistan Government under the dynamic visionary leadership of Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sana Ullah Khan Zehri, and Minister Health Mir Rehmat Saleh Baloch with guidance of Secretary Health Balochistan Mr. Javed Anwer Shahwani, team Balochistan Nutrition Programme for Mothers and Children (BNPMC) is utilizing ...

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A year passes, Gwadar’s Zehro Point bridge still awaits repair

 By: Sharif Ibrahim National Coastal Highway bridge at Zero Point about 25 km from Gwadar city has developed some cracks, causing inconvenience to the commuters. Traffic on the bridge remains suspended due to the cracks for more than a year. People are using an alternate route under the bridge which takes longer than the normal bridge crossing time, causing huge traffic ...

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Ahsan Iqbal instructs for immediate resolution of water and power supply issues in Gwadar

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior, and Planning, Development & Reforms Ahsan Iqbal has instructed for immediate resolution of water and power supply issues in the port city. He said that people of Gwadar are the top priority in China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). He expressed these views while presiding a high-level meeting on Gwadar projects at Planning Commission, Islamabad on Tuesday. ...

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Senator Rubina Irfan selected as Chairperson of PPHI Board of Directors

QUETTA: Senator Rubina Irfan has been selected as Chairperson of PPHI Balochistan Board of Directors (BoD). This was decided in the meeting of PPHI Balochistan’s Board of Directors on Tuesday. The meeting was held at PPHI Headquarters in the presidency of Dr Munir Ahmed Badeni. Dr. Abdul Jan Jaffer, Dr Rashid, Prof. Dr. Shahnnaz Hussain Baloch, Senator Robina Irfan, Captain ...

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Kapesi: The hidden beach of Gwadar

By: Suleman Hashim Kapesi Beach in Gwadar is a gem of a place for tourists. The sight of setting sun is mesmerizing here. It’s a unique place for visitors and people from all over Pakistan come here with their families to enjoy its natural beauty. It’s a blissful refuge from the routine burdens of life. People start gathering here in ...

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Punjgur: The govt school which opens  after a decade

By: Rafeeq Chaakar The Govt Middle School in Diz Prom, located 100 km away from Punjgur city, has re-opened after remaining closed due to militants threats for more than a decade reviving the hopes and dreams of many local children. There is only one middle school in the area for the education of local children. Pak Voices talked to Afzal ...

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CEJ, CCPP award journalists for excellence in rights-based reporting

KARACHI: The Centre for Excellence in Journalism at the Institute of Business Administration (CEJ-IBA), Karachi and Center for Communication Programs Pakistan (CCPP) in partnership with Palladium Pakistan organised the Award for Excellence in Journalism “Lab Azad” on Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017. Twelve journalists received the awards in rights based reporting for news stories published between July 1, 2016 and June ...

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Parliamentarians vow to end Violence Against Women

ISLAMABAD:  A dialogue between Parliamentarians and Civil Society on the Status of Women Protection Laws was organised by Oxfam in collaboration with Women’s Parliamentary Caucus (WPC), Bedari and Pakistan Institute of Parliamentary Studies (PIPS). The event hosted many notable women leaders including Senator Seher Kamran, MNA Tahira Aurangzeb, Speaker Balochistan Assembly Rahila Hameed Khan, MNA SuriyaAsghar, MPA Sindh Assembly Rana ...

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Quetta: 9 killed, 55 injured in blast, gun attack on Church

QUETTA: At least nine people, including a woman, were killed in a blast and 55 others injured at a Catholic church in Quetta’s Zarghoon Road on Sunday afternoon. According to Quetta Deputy Commissioner Farukh Atiq, at least Nine people lost their lives and 55 others injured in the attack on the church. Home Minister Balochistan Sarfaraz talking to the media ...

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Pakistan denies China’s funding halt for CPEC projects

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday refuted reports that Beijing had halted payments on some of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects in the country. Foreign Office Spokesperson Muhammad Faisal at a briefing said there was no news from Beijing that the Chinese government was halting funding for any of the projects, adding that execution of payments takes place in a specific ...

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