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Protest will continue until new medical colleges are functional. BSAC

Protest will continue until new medical colleges are functional. BSAC

QUETTA: Baloch Students Action Committee staged a demonstration in front of Quetta press club for opening of new Medical Colleges in Balochistan on Saturday.   Students chanted slogan against the tacit role of government.  Leader of BSAC during protest briefed media that the Govt is not interested in opening of new Medical Colleges. They said, :”Govt has been making shallow ...

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BSAC warns to expand the level of hunger strike for initiating classes in new medical colleges

BSAC warns to expand the level of hunger strike for initiating classes in new medical colleges

By: Aziz Ejaz QUETTA: Baloch Students Action Committee has warned to expand the level of hunger strike if government continues to show negligence towards initiating classes in new medical colleges of the province. The students began the strike on 10th April and activists from social society, political parties, student organizations, doctor forums and students of various institutes visited the camp ...

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Balochistan  Govt Taking Steps For Promoting Fisheries Sector:  Official

Balochistan  Govt Taking Steps For Promoting Fisheries Sector:  Official

ISLAMABAD: Balochistan government is taking steps for promotion of fisheries sector so that the province could be self-sufficient in production of white meat. An official of Balochistan Fisheries Department told media Quetta on Thursday that a project for construction of a Jetty and fish harbour at Damb area of Lasbela district is being executed at a cost of more than ...

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Pakistan to come among top 25 economies under vision 2025: Ahsan

Pakistan to come among top 25 economies under vision 2025: Ahsan

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal on Thursday said that Vision 2025 aimed to put Pakistan in top 25 economies by 2025. He said according to a study published recently, Pakistan would be amongst top 20 economies by 2030 and top 10 economies by 2050. He said that with the passage of time all the critics were ...

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UN Urges ‘radical’ Investments To Meet Global Water, Sanitation Targets

UN Urges ‘radical’ Investments To Meet Global Water, Sanitation Targets

UNITED NATIONS:  Against the backdrop of almost two billion people around the world relying on sources of drinking-water contaminated with faeces, the United Nations has called on countries to “radically” increase investments in water and sanitation infrastructure not only to protect their populations from deadly diseases but also to ensure that they are able to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals ...

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Chief Minister Balochistan vows for Polio-free Province

Chief Minister Balochistan vows for Polio-free Province

 By: Staff Reporter  QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has categorically stated that no hurdles would be tolerated in achieving the set goals of cleaning Balochistan from polio virus. “We can’t afford to put the future of our children at stake at any cost and accountability of concerned officials would be made who shows indolence and laziness,” he ...

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University student murdered on accusation of blasphemy

University student murdered on accusation of blasphemy

 Mardan: A 23-year-old   student of Journalism in Khan Abdul Wali Khan University in city of Mardan   was killed by a vigilante mob for allegedly “publishing blasphemous content online”,  in university compound,  local police said Thursday. The alleged   student named as Mashal Khan was regular student of Journalism. The campus was shut down following the incident until further notice and ...

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Balochistan students to get law degrees scholarships: President

Balochistan students to get law degrees scholarships: President

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday announced special scholarships for the LLB & LLM students of Balochistan province.  Every year, scholarships would be given to 20 students from the province under the auspices of Higher Education Commission (HEC), he said while talking to a delegation of Young Lawyers from Balochistan, who called on him here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, according to ...

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Lok Virsa pays tribute to the legendary folk singers of the country  

Lok Virsa pays tribute to the legendary folk singers of the country  

  By: Sima Sahar ISLAMABAD: National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) on Tuesday arranged special event to pay tribute to the legendary folk singers of the country by inviting the next generations of them. Executive Director Lok Virsa Dr. Fouzia Saeed in her welcome remarks paid rich tribute to the legendary folk singers including Khamesoo Khan, Faiz ...

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Malala Yousafzai, appointed UN Messenger of Peace

Malala Yousafzai, appointed UN Messenger of Peace

Education International welcomes the appointment of Nobel laureate, Malala Yousafzai, as United Nations’ Messenger of Peace, a key international role where she will be able to continue to fulfil her commitment to the promotion of girls’ education. On 10 April, the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed Malala Yousafzai as UN Messenger of Peace specifically to promote girls’ education, ...

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