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CPDI Expresses Its Concern over Delay in Constitution of Balochistan PFC

ISLAMABAD: Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) has expressed its concern over delay in constitution of Balochistan Provincial Finance Commission (PFC). Seven years since new local government law was passed and Balochistan still doesn’t have a PFC award. Expressing CPDI’s point of view through a press statement Amer Ejaz, Executive Director at CPDI said that the process of devolution ...

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Woes of Children in Balochistan

By: Sana Samad Undoubtedly, education leads toward development but it is unfortunate that the Baloch children are deprived of their fundamental right of education. Instead of going to school, they work in different places to survive. It is estimated that nearly 66 percent of Balochistan’s children do not attend schedule. The Advisor to the Chief Minister Balochistan on Education Sardar ...

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Disseminating Arms Race in South Asia

By: Mohammad Ishaq Nasar While nuclear arms race in South Asia is widely regarded as the most serious and deeply-entrenched problem which tattered the stability of entire region. The incessant security competition between India and Pakistan has created environment immensely conducive for nuclear arms race in the volatile region of South Asia. The nuclear arms competition between both perennial hostile ...

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30000 Tube Wells In Balochistan To Be Converted To Solar Power

ISLAMABAD: The federal government and the Balochistan government agreed to take immediate actions, within a month, for the installation of 30,000 solar tube-wells by replacing the existing conventional ones. The decision was taken in a meeting chaired by Power Division Minister Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari under special instructions by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. The meeting was attended by ...

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Senators Walkout over Disappearance of Baloch Woman

ISLAMABAD: The combined opposition along with Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) senators – an ally of ruling PML-N – staged a walkout from the Senate in protest against the disappearance of wife and children of a Baloch insurgent Dr Allah Nazar from Balochistan. Chairman Senate Raza Rabbani also took serious notice of the matter and warned the State Minister for ...

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Polio Campaign begins in 19 districts of Balochistan

QUEETA: Three day anti-polio campaign will launch in 19 districts of Balochistan from Monday, said Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) Balochistan Coordinator Syed Faisal Ahmed. He stated that during the campaign more than 1808438 children will be administered polio vaccine. Security arrangements for the campaign had been completed. He said during the campaign, around 6761 teams would be in the field ...

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BUET Grammar School Celebrates Its Annual Function

By: Ejaz Ahmed Zehri KHUZDAR: The Annual Function of Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology English Grammar School (BUETEGSK) was held on October 28th, 2017 at University auditorium. The Vice Chancellor, Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology, Khuzdar- Engr. Brig (R) Amin, SI (M) attended the event as chief guest. The event was also attended by Pro Vice Chancellor, faculty ...

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Pakistan Debating Society Khuzdar Chapter Established

By: Zakria Baloch Khuzdar KHUZDAR: Pakistan Debating Society successfully established its chapter in the District Khuzdar with full cabinet comprising of most energetic youth of khuzdar. It has around more than 300 registered members in the district. Pakistan Debating Society is a registered society. It is a society for debaters in all over the Pakistan and also in some foreign ...

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Balochistan’s Journalists Sandwiched Between Militants and State as Newspapers Distribution Terminated

In Balochistan, local and national newspapers’ distribution has remained suspended for the consecutive two days after the banned militant organizations threatened journalists, imposing a ban on delivery. The newspapers hawkers and news agencies responsible for the distribution of copies have come under increasing attacks in the last two 24 hours. The newspapers are being printed but people’s access to information ...

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Two-Day Working Session on “Karachi Futures” Concludes

ISLAMABAD: AGAHI a not-for-profit organization and the country partner of the Millennium-Project, a Global Futures Studies & Research participatory think-tank along with the Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education (DiHE) conducted a two-day leadership session on Futures Thinking and Strategy Development; the working sessions were designed and delivered by Professor Sohail Inayatullah, UNESCO Chair of Futures Studies.AGAHI in pursuant to its ...

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