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Ship Breakers have to play their role for the welfare of labors and local people at Gaddani : Commissioner Kalat

GADDANI: Commissioner Kalat Division, Muhammad Hashim Ghalzai has said that Ship Breakers have to play their role for the welfare of labors and local people at Gaddani. He expressed these views while addressing a meeting with government officials and Ship Breakers at Gaddani here on Thursday. Commissioner Kalat said that it was prime responsibility of Ship-Breakers to ensure safety of ...

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UNHCR PAKISTAN: No changes to Afghan refugee school textbooks in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The UN refugee agency said Monday that there have been no changes to the textbooks currently used in refugee schools in Pakistan. The education curriculum of Afghanistan is used in refugee schools in Pakistan. This helps prepare pupils for their reintegration into the schooling system in Afghanistan should they decide to return. Curricula from a refugee’s home-country are also ...

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NAB Balochistan recovers Rs.15.32 million from corrupt elements of the province

QUETTA: Director General National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan Irfan Naeem Magsi Tuesday said that NAB Balochistan has recovered Rs.15.32 million from corrupt elements of the province and the NAB under NAO 1999 has a mandate to collect money from corrupt elements and submit it to the national exchequer. He stated this while addressing a programme organized to submit the amount ...

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My all efforts are for empowering women through education: Sumeera Mehboob

Interview by : Yousaf Ajab Baloch Sumeera Mehboob Belongs to Khuzdar district. She has more than a decade professional experience in community development, strengthening civil society, disaster risk management, gender based violence, quantitative research, policy and project support, human resource management and human source development along with the managerial skills. She has extensive national exposure through working with different cultural groups ...

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Poor quality material creates potholes on newly constructed Gwadar roads

 By: Sulaiman Hashim Gwadar: The residents of Gwadar city are blasting the local government for revamping the road network with a poor quality material. The newly paved inner-city roads had given people a temporary relief until several large potholes started to appear soon. The road-repair work of worth 10 crore rupees was distributed between 10 contractors by paying one crore ...

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Mir Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo elected as CM Balochistan

QUETTA: Mir Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo was elected as next Chief Minister of Balochistan on Saturday after Sanaullah Zehri stepped down ahead of a no-confidence motion against him. Qudoos Bizenjo a member of the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q), was voted as the third chief minister of Balochistan in four years in a session of the provincial assembly. Former deputy speaker of ...

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Balochistan CM Nawab Sanaullah Zehri quits to avoid no-confidence vote

QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri resigned prior to a no-confidence motion being taken up against him in the provincial assembly. Governor Mohammad Khan Achakzai accepted the resignation on Tuesday. Sanaullah Zehri’s decision came after he was advised by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to resign in light of the no-confidence motion.Following his visit to Quetta Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan ...

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KALAT: Disconnected and poor Internet service of PTCL causes difficulties for customers

KALAT: The internet service of Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has been causing hardships for customers in Kalat city, as the service remains very poor or disconnected in different areas of the city. Regardless of consuming thousands of rupees the customers are unable to get good services of the internet. Government employees, journalists and students always express complaints against poor ...

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Balochistan: Raising dropouts of Baloch females after primary school

By: Sana Samad   An alarming situation of huge dropouts of Baloch girls throughout Balcohistan, after primary-schooling has raised serious questions.  In response to this situation, everyone has given their own opinion, but this issue must be of government’s major concerns given the intensity of the issue.   However, due to continuous negligence and silence by the government, the issue ...

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UK desirous to partner in CPEC projects

LONDON: The United Kingdom has expressed the desire to partner in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects. According to the media reports the Commercial Counselor at the Pakistan High Commission London Sajid Mehmood Raja while talking to APP has said that UK has communicated its strong support for CPEC. “The UK is the 3rd largest destination of the Pakistani exports globally ...

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