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Schools in hometown of CM Balochistan need priority based attention  

By: Ubaid Zehri   KHUZDAR: Zehri, a tehsil of district Khuzdar and hometown of Chief Minister of Balochistan Nawab Sana Ullah Khan Zehri requires a priority based attention in education sector. According to the citizens of tehsil Zehri the primary and middle level schools of Zehri lack basic facilities. Talking to the Balochistan Point, resident of Zehri and social activist ...

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Protest against unscheduled load shedding in Khuzdar  

By: Ubaid Zehri Khuzdar: The members of the Jhalawan Social Forum and hundreds of citizen staged a protest, sit-in and chanted slogans on the national highway against unscheduled loading shedding in the holy month of Ramzan on Tuesday. While speaking the protesters, the members of Jhalawan Social Forum demanded that strict action should be taken against the concerned authorities and ...

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Discrimination against Balochistan – A big flaw of Islamabad

By: Muntaha Fatima Balochistan is the 4rth largest province of Pakistan comprising of 347,190 sq kilometer, having the population of 13millions people. It has reservoirs of Natural resources, minerals, Sui gas hence playing an important role in development of Pakistan by contributing in fuel requirements. It has amazing tourist spots including Hanna lake, Hangol national park, Astola Island that also ...

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HEC urges universities in Balochistan to avail provided opportunities

QUETTA:   The executive director of Higher Education Commission has urged the universities to benefit from various HEC initiatives like Technology Development Fund, National Research Programme for Universities and University-Industry Technology Support Programme. He offered these opportunities in a meeting on ‘University- Industry Linkages’ at Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences, Quetta. The meeting, chaired by HEC Executive ...

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SGAFP-USAID constructed 11 water storage tanks in UC Nalaint of district Gwadar

GWADAR: SGAFP-USAID funded eleven water storage tanks have been constructed in UC Nalaint of district Gwadar. The project coordinator informed in the project closing ceremony held by Health and Nutrition society (HnNutS) Balochistan in the community hall of Gwadar, on Sunday. HnNutS implemented the project titled “Improving Water Storage Facilities in Union Council Nalaint through Construction of Surface Water Tanks” ...

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No tangible measures by government keep Gwadar thirsty

 By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch    The demand for supplying clean and safe drinking water to the residents of Gwadar has once again increased. The dire need of water can be measured that people are compelled to block roads to protest against unpredictable power, and water supply. The Populaces in Gwadar has been demanding for water for years but the assurance ...

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Techlets Pakistan recognized as the Champion for Eliminating Hidden Hunger in Pakistan.

ISLAMABAD: The flagship program to build policy consensus and advocacy initiative Eliminating Hidden Hunger has recognized Techlets Pakistan as the key knowledge partner for Pakistan. The initiative led by Mishal Pakistan, a country partner institute of the Global Competitiveness and Benchmarking Network of the World Economic Forum recognized here today. Techlets has been awarded the honour of being the “Champion ...

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Additional Advocate General Balochistan and his mother die in road accident

KALAT: Additional Advocate General Balochistan Muhammad Saleem Baloch and his mother died and four others of their family, including his children and wife, were injured in a road accicent near Kalat city, on Thursday. According to the details, the Additional Advocate General of Balochistan Muhammad Saleem Baloch was travelling from Quetta to Turbat in his personal vehicle when he lost ...

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CPDI Launches Pakistan’s First Budget Tracker Mobile Application

QUETTA:  In a ceremony held at Quetta “CPDI Budget Tracker” mobile application has been launched by Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI). Inaugurated by Mr. Sadeeq Panezai, Leader and Plotical Activist of National Party, the application is a first of its kind not only in Pakistan but also in the entire Asian region. Speaking at the occasion Mr. Sadeeq ...

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National Conference on Women’s Political Emancipation: The Future of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Speakers at a conference on Thursday resolved to ensure women’s meaningful participation in the democratic process as both voters and candidates in the upcoming 2018 elections.  The National Conference on ‘Women’s Political Emancipation: The Future of Pakistan’ was organised by Aurat foundation and Oxfam with support from the Australian Government.  The conference brought together 150 participants which included senior ...

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