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Kalat: Govt Girls Middle School Iskalkoo lacks Basic Amenities and Its Own Infrastructure

Kalat: The Government Girls Middle Schools Iskalkoo, one of the oldest schools in Tehsil Kalat is deprived of all basic facilities and its own infrastructure. The Government Girls Middle Schools in Union Council Iskalkoo was upgraded in 2010, however, the public had no idea about it and hundreds of girls could not continue their middle schooling. The up-gradation of the ...

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No free press, no democracy

By: Christiane Amanpour, Chief International Correspondent, CNN London : A few short days ago, here in Britain we marked Armistice Day. I am sure such ceremonies happen in many other parts of the world, too, but somehow Great Britain seems the fitting place to honor service, sacrifice, and how “the little country that could” gathered its friends in a mighty coalition to ...

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PM announces a ten-year equalization package for the development of Balochistan

QUETTA: :Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Tuesday announced a ten-year equalization package for the development of all areas of Balochistan, with an aim to bring them at par with rest of the country in terms of provision of basic utilities and facilities. Talking to media-persons here at the Governor House, the prime minister said funds for the package would be ...

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Lack of facilities and doctors create difficulties for patients at Civil Hospital Turbat

By: Sana Samad TURBAT: Civil hospital Turbat is the only governmental hospital in the city but it is having several problems. Every day, hundreds of people visit the hospital but most of them are deprived of facilities to have for better treatment. These patients belong to poor families and come from the rural areas of Turbat, traveling a long distance. ...

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Open air Pasni school with lonely teacher

By: Badil Baloch Government Boys Primary School, Babbar Shor, has only one room, which is also not in working condition, for over 120 students enrolled at the school. The list of problems is so long that it’s getting extremely difficult for students to continue at the school. The boundary wall has collapsed from one side whereas the remaining portion of ...

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Expelled Baloch students restored, VC & ASA step back

ISLAMABAD: Expelled Baloch students of Quaid i Azam University Islamabad have been restored after long one month long and hunger strike till death. According to the details Quaid i Azam University Islamabad administration has decided to restore the expelled students. The decision was taken in a meeting held today between Voice chancellor, ASA, federal education minister and other officials in ...

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More resources are required to attain greater achievements in Balochistan, says Country Operational Manager World Bank

QUETTA: Malinda Good, Country Operational Manager World Bank has said that she really congratulate the Government of Balochistan for the successful execution of World Bank supported projects. It’s very obvious that more resources are required to attain greater achievements, she said this while addressing to the heads of World Bank supported projects today. She further said that it was a ...

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Nutrition Cell Balochistan to conduct National Nutrition Survey 2017-18

QUETTA: National Nutrition Survey (NNS) 2017-18 is going to be conducted by National Nutrition Wing, Ministry of National Health Services Regulation with technical support of UNICEF and Nutrition Cell Balochistan. This was shared in1st Provincial Technical Committee Meeting on NNS 2017–18 , held today on November 7th, 2017. For proper management of this survey, at National level the steering committee ...

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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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