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Provincial Minister Pays Visit To Brahvi Department Of University of Balochistan

QUETTA: Provincial ministers Nawab Muhammad Khan Shahwani and woman member of Balochistan Assembly Yasmeen Lehri paid a visit to Brahvi Department University of Balochistan on Friday. The provincial minister  for Services & General Administration Department, Nawab Muhammad Khan Shahwani and woman member of Balochistan  Assembly Yasmeen Lehri met Vice Chancellor University of Balochistan Dr Javid Iqbal, Chairperson Brahvi Department Shabir Ahmed ...

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Letter: NTS Recruitment Test Fee, Unacceptably High In Balochistan

Zafarullah Barech There is hue and cry of laud among the masses of Balochistan for current government and their initiative for announcing vacancies in education department. Likewise departmental tests have been assigned to National Testing Service (NTS) due to its good reputation. The fee reserved for test is 1000 Rs per appearance.  There are 4359 vacancies announced throughout province and ...

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Apathy Continues: NTS Fee For Job Applications Rs 30 In Sindh And Rs 1000 In Balochistan

Quetta: National Testing Service (NTS) is receiving RS 1000 per job applicant in Balochistan, whereas the same fee is a meager Rs 30 in Sindh. Balochistan government has announced to conduct all recruitment tests on vacancies below 17th grade using NTS. Test for 4359 jobs will be conducted through NTS. This is travesty of justice as majority of the job ...

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Russian Interest In Gwadar Port

Tariq Kakar Russia has always desired to rule the world just as Germany and Britain. During the Cold War era, the world was bi-polar. The superpowers were America and USSR. The proxy wars such as Vietnam and Afghanistan and other related events showed that the world countries wanted to be uni-polar. Both countries had obtained nuclear power and an arms ...

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Barbarity Continues Unabated: 4 Polio Workers, Including 3 Women, Killed In Quetta

Quetta: Unidentified miscreants killed four polio workers, Including 3 women and wounded three others in eastern bypass locality of Quetta city, on Wednesday. According to eyewitness accounts, the vehicle of polio campaigners was intercepted by miscreants in eastern bypass area of Quetta. Masked men opened fire on the vehicle indiscriminately. According to the account of a survivor, government had not ...

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Only Places Developing In Balochistan Are Graveyards: Akhtar Mengal

Quetta: Sardar Akhtar Mengal, Chief of Balochistan National Party (BNP) has said that during the reign of current government in Balochistan, only places that are developing are graveyards. Talking to Online news agency on Tuesday, Mr. Mengal criticized Balochistan government for their failure in protecting the lives of people of Balochistan. “Security situation is worsening day by day and the ...

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APDA Announces To Observe Black Day On 7th December

Quetta: All Parties Democratic Alliance (APDA) has announced to observe black day on 7th December to protest the unnecessary delay in Local Bodies elections. APDA is a political alliance for local bodies which comprises of all major political parties of Balochistan excluding Pashtunkhaw Milli Awami Party (PKMAP) and National Party (NP). The meeting of APDA was held on Sunday in ...

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Balochistan’s Zikri Community In Grave Danger

Zahid Ali Baloch Zikris are the oldest settlers of the Makran region of Balochistan, Pakistan, and they have followed this belief system from their ancestors. They can also be found in several other areas of Balochistan, mainly in Awaran, Khuzdar and Quetta. The word “ Zikiri” is referred to those who are following this particular sect. Zikri follow the teaching ...

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Measles Take The Lives Of 22 Children Due To Negligence Of Government

Quetta:  22 children have died and over 1300 affected this year in Balochistan due to measles because government of Balochistan has failed to release allocated funds to combat measles. According to a report published in Express Tribune, Government had allocated Rs. 137 million for Anti-Measles campaign but it’s yet to be released while innocent children are dying. Experts say that ...

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BSO rally Against Abduction of Baloch Women from Dera Bugti

KARACHI: A large number of Baloch women and members of Baloch Students Organization-Azad carried out a protest rally against the abduction of Baloch women from Dera Bugti on Sunday. The protesters rallied from Karachi Art council to Karachi Press Club against ‪ ‎allegedly abducted  Baloch female from Dera Bughti, Balochistan. Protesters demand safe recovery of victim Baloch women. The women ...

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