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Engro Foods participates in Turbat Festival to celebrate Baloch heritage

TURBAT:A major contributor to the landscape of Pakistan, Engro Foods showcased its presence at the Frontiers Corps Festival held to honor the Baloch heritage at the Kech Stadium, Turbat. As a responsible stakeholder in the country, Engro Foods has always been an advocate of cultural promotion across the country. The festival highlighted the heritage and culture of Baloch community. The ...

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Already approved 300MW Solar Power Plant still requires to be constructed in Balochistan

By: Engineer Saeed Jattak Balochistan, the most backward but largest province of Pakistan in terms of area needs development not through the documentation but in authenticity. The leaders of Balochistan have overlooked the basic energy requirement of this huge province in the utmost few years and never had planned to solve the issue by bringing in new technology alternately for reducing energy crisis constantly increased. The Balochistan’s nationalist and other ...

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QUETTA: Entrepreneurs and social activists hold policy dialogue on Women Economic Empowerment

 QUETTA:  A policy dialogue of Entrepreneurs and social activists on Women Economic Empowerment (WEE) was held at Quetta, organized by Women Development Department (WDD), Balochistan through technical assistance of UN WOMEN Balochistan. The participants of the event were Key government stakeholders, academia, UN representatives, civil society, business women, entrepreneurs, social activists & media.  The major objective of the dialogue was ...

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SingularityU Islamabad chapter holds first event on ‘Technology for the Greater Good’

 ISLAMABAD: SingularityU Islamabad Chapter organized the first of its quarterly series’ events hosted by COMSTECH Secretariat and supported by IGNITE (National Technology Fund) in Islamabad. Singularity University (SU), the global learning and innovation enterprise that educates individuals and organizations on accelerating technological change, had established a new Chapter in Islamabad in December 2017. SingularityU Islamabad was created in partnership with Puruesh ...

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A humble tribute to the vivid memory of the eminent scholar and researcher Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Khan Baloch  

By: Ayub Baloch. It was the occasion of deciding the ‘Life Achievement Award’ for the year 2005. The panel of judges comprised Mazer-ul-Haque Siddiqui, Dr. Farman Fatehpuri, Prof. Fateh Muhammad Malik, Ayaz Khan Daoodzai, Dr. Riaz Majeed, Madam Zatoon Bano, Nisar Aziz Butt and me, Ayub Baloch. The meeting was in progress at Academy of Letters, Islamabad and a number of highly deserving names ...

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The last visit of Professor Jean Francois Jarrige to Balochistan (Quetta & Mehrgarh)

By:  Ayub Baloch It was early February, 2005.  We were heading to Mehrgarh. Seated in the car with me were Professor Jean Francois Jarrige, the famous French archaeologist and Mrs. Kathien Jarrige. Both were full of feelings and fear. An unusual impression of dismay was evident from their faces. During the travel they talked but with interludes. Sometime the pause ...

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QUETTA: Doctors demand safe recovery of Baloch medical student

QUETTA: Members from Young Doctors Association (YDA) and Paramedical Staff Association (PSA) staged a sit-in protest outside the Quetta’s deputy commissioner’s office on Tuesday, against the alleged kidnapping of Saeed Baloch, a medical student in Quetta. The protestors chanted slogans for the immediate recovery of Saeed Baloch, a senior year student at Bolan Medical College who was ‘kidnapped’ from his ...

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AGAHI and Centre for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ), Collaborate to Create Scholarship for Journalism Excellence

ISLAMABAD:  AGAHI, Pakistan’s leading institution for futures research and the country partner of the Millennium-Project, a Global Futures Studies, research participatory think-tank and the co-founders of Pakistan’s premier annual Journalism AGAHI Awards, created a scholarship for Journalism Excellence in Pakistan. The scholarship has been created in collaboration with the Centre for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) at the Institute of Business ...

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Oxfam encourages women to take leadership in humanitarian response

Islamabad: Oxfam in Pakistan in collaboration with the National Humanitarian Forum (NHN) and National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) launched a series of first response trainings exclusively for women humanitarian workers to take leadership roles in humanitarian efforts. “Preparing Women for Leadership roles in Humanitarian Response,” is a unique Oxfam initiative, to train female mid-management professionals from National/Local NGOs and Local ...

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Baloch Culture Day celebrated at UET Khuzdar

 By: Ubaid Zehri KHUZDAR: As Baloch culture day is celebrated each year on 2nd March across Balochistan and many parts of the Pakistan with many cultural events.  Similarly, on this 2nd March Baloch Culture Day was celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm at Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology by the Students, faculty members and administrative officials A cultural walk ...

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