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Mushtaq Raisani, Khalid Langove indicted in Balochistan mega corruption case

Mushtaq Raisani, Khalid Langove indicted in Balochistan mega corruption case

Quetta: Balochistan’s former finance secretary Mushtaq Raisani and former adviser to chief minister Balochistan for finance Mir Khalid Langove were indicted in the mega corruption scandal in Balochistan on Thursday. In the verdict announced by an accountability court, all five individuals accused of corruption including former secretary local government Abdul Basit, former secretary local board Faisal Jamal, and contractor Suhail Majeed ...

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Future prospects of solar energy is very optimum in Balochistan: Secretary Finance Balochistan

Future prospects of solar energy is very optimum in Balochistan: Secretary Finance Balochistan

By: Saeed Yousuf Quetta: Secretary Finance Government of Balochistan Mr. Akbar Hussain Durrani has said that the future prospects of solar energy is very optimum in Balochistan and we will welcome all international investors in Balochistan, in the meanwhile Government of Balochistan is very inquisitive  and will appreciate new interventions and innovative techniques in the field of renewable energy sources. ...

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The lingering crisis of Afghan refugees in Balochistan

The lingering crisis of Afghan refugees in Balochistan

By: Zaheer Ud Din Babar Balochistan, the largest province of Pakistan with the smallest number of people, is a home to diverse communities. The demographic composition of the province is highly polarized ethnically as well as linguistically. The majority of the province’s population is Baloch seconded by ethnic Pakhtoons. With area of 347190 kilometers, the province constitutes almost 43.6% of the total ...

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Balochistan looks for “Child-Friendly Schools”

Balochistan looks for “Child-Friendly Schools”

By:  Sana Samad   There is no doubt that education is the most important source for getting development and teachers are the backbone of progressing education in any nation. The foremost responsibilities of the teachers are to create creative students, train them for the upcoming generation and make them the individuals and protectors of the nation. Unfortunately, the education system ...

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Social Welfare Department distributed 30 tricycles among the persons-with-disabilities   

Social Welfare Department distributed 30 tricycles among the persons-with-disabilities   

 By: Staff Reporter Quetta: A tricycle distribution ceremony was held among the persons-with-disabilities here on Saturday under the aegis of the Social Welfare Department Balochistan. As many as 30 tricycles were distributed among the persons-with-disabilities while 34 more would be given away to special persons shortly. Secretary Social Welfare Department Dr. Kahoor, while talking to Balochistan Point, was of the view that ...

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  Kolahoo: A drop-dead village in Turbat

  Kolahoo: A drop-dead village in Turbat

By: Munaj Gul Baloch Kolahoo, is a drop-dead village in Turbat city. Sadly, the people of Kolahoo are deprived of the splendid quality of education, even though its people are so thirsty for getting education. Kolahoo’s schools are among those schools of Tump which are totally broken and they are not having the basic needs and facilities. The schools have ...

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Volume III: A Roadmap to Transform Maths and Science Education

Volume III: A Roadmap to Transform Maths and Science Education

Quetta: Pakistani schools (especially government schools) are producing unacceptably low levels of learning outcomes in maths and science. This represents a significant and deep-rooted challenge to Pakistan’s economic growth. The average maths score for Class VIII students in the National Education Assessment System (NEAS) exams conducted in 2014 was 461 out of 1,000 The average maths score for Class IV ...

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Health Minister Inaugurates German funded Regional Blood Centre at Spony Road Quetta

Health Minister Inaugurates German funded Regional Blood Centre at Spony Road Quetta

By: Saeed Yousuf The Health Minister Balochistan Mir Rahmat Saleh Baloch, inaugurated modern Regional Blood Center in Bolan Medical Complex, Quetta on Wednesday. The center has been developed by the German government. The government of Germany was represented by Mr. Wolfgang Moellers, Country Director, KfW-German Development Bank. Prof. Hasan Abbas Zaheer, National Coordinator, Safe Blood Transfusion Programme was also present. The ...

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We welcome donor agencies for the uplift of the social sector development in the province, Says Secretary Finance

We welcome donor agencies for the uplift of the social sector development in the province, Says Secretary Finance

By: Saeed Yousuf Quetta: Secretary Finance Mr. Akbar Hussain Durrani has said that government welcomes every pragmatic move taken by the donor agencies for the uplift of the social sector development in the province. He was expressing these views in meeting with the UNDP, Rule of Law Programme Mission headed by, Senior Program Specialist, Ms. Shahzada Ahmed. He said that ...

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Lok Virsa celebrates the music of legendary folk singer late Mai Bhagi

Lok Virsa celebrates the music of legendary folk singer late Mai Bhagi

  Islamabad: To commemorate the International Women Day, Lok Virsa here on Tuesday named a hall after the legendary folk singer late Mai Bhagi to acknowledge her services for Sindhi folk music. Executive Director Lok Virsa Dr. Fouzia Saeed said on the occasion that today we are covering another milestone naming a hall after the legendary folk singer Mai Bhagi. “This is ...

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