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GWADAR: PUAN Explores Better Ways of Learning and Teaching

By: Mariyam Suleman Pakistan US Alumni Network Chapter Gwadar (PUAN-Gwadar) conducted two different events for students and teachers of Gwadar to explore better understanding for better learning and teaching experience. The first event was conducted on 21st July in YES Alumni Library (Unique English Language Center), based on Sean Covey’s book “Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teenagers”. The seven habits ...

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Lok virsa Condemn attack on Queen of Pashto folk music Zarsanga

ISLAMABAD: Legend folk singer of Khyber pakhtoon Khawa Zarsanga and her family were brutally attacked by a mob of her villagers. The incident occurred when she returned to her village at Nowshera from Sawat. She was shifted to local hospital where Doctors came to know that she got deep wounds mostly on her face. Lok Virsa recently named a hall ...

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Pakistan ranks at 70 among 144 countries for recognizing role of Women in Political Empowerment

PRAGUE: Pakistan ranks at 70 among 144 countries for identifying Women Participation in Political arena of Pakistan. In recognizing the role of Women in Political Empowerment, Centre for Career Education (ECCE) invited Farzana Yaqoob, President Asia Institute of Public Policy at Czech Republic to deliver an exclusive guest note on the state of gender parity in Pakistan. ECCE is a ...

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Free of cost justice to the common people is the mandate of Provincial Ombudsman secretariat

QUETTA: Free of cost justice to the common people is the mandate of Provincial Ombudsman secretariat, stated by Balochistan Mohtasib (Ombudsman) Abdul Ghani Khilji in a meeting with the GPP Team led by Mahfooz Ali Khan. Coordinator GPP Mr. Mahfooz Ali khan while his meeting with the Provincial Ombudsman stated that the Strengthening of POS at divisional level for increasing ...

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QUETTA: Doctors banned from private practice during duty hours

Staff Reporter QUETTA: Government employed doctors have been banned from private practice during duty hours. A notification issued today states that Health department government of Balochistan has imposed ban on private practice of public sector in private hospitals across the province of Balochistan in morning time from 0800 to 1400 in best public interest. Read also: Health sector accountability—whose domain? ...

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Parliamentarians in Balochistan Vow to Eliminate Hidden Hunger and Nutrition Challenges

QUETTA: Mishal Pakistan, Australian High Commission and World Food Program briefed the parliamentarians in the Balochistan assembly on the alarming situation in the province. The key focus is to capacitate policy makers for a more harmonized mechanism to ensure service delivery to the citizens. The initiative aims to facilitate the knowledge flow among key stakeholders to “Eliminate Hidden Hunger and ...

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Provision of basic amenities to the far-flung areas is the top priority of the provincial government, says CM Balochistan

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has said that provision of basic amenities to the far-flung areas is the top priority of the provincial government. “To address the issues of remote areas of the province all authorities concerned, local administrations and representatives of local government should play their vital role with sincerity,” he stressed. Chief Minister Balochistan was ...

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Mishal Pakistan holds Session with Journalists on Smart Policymaking on Eliminating Hidden Hunger and Nutrition

QUETTA: Media needs to become part of the development agenda in Pakistan, to ensure transparency and accountability for quality service delivery to the citizens, this was concluded at the session on Smart Policy Making on Eliminating Hidden Hunger, today at the Quetta Press Club. The session was attended by senior journalists, field reporters, media and development professionals, representatives of civil ...

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Older People rights will be protected through Senior Citizen Act :Secretary Social welfare

QUETTA: Population ageing is a global issue now and world is experiencing a demographic transition. Increasing longevity is one of humanity’s greatest achievements. However, Population ageing presents social, economic and cultural challenges to individuals, families, societies and the global community. Department of Social welfare, Government of Balochistan and HelpAge international organized a Sensitization workshop here in Quetta on Population ageing ...

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Balochistan government fails to provide information of over 1,500 Govt schools in Balochistan

QUETTA: The Balochistan government and United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) jointly conducted a survey with regard to the verification of schools, during May 2016 to May 2017, to trace out ghost schools across the province. Over 1,500 schools out of total 10,788 could not be found, officials in education department told source. However, Balochistan Education Minister Rahim Ziaratwal ...

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