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Three Baloch girls participate in Rio Olympics

Three Baloch girls  participate in Rio Olympics

Quetta: Three young Baloch girls are participating in Rio Olympics2016, representing different countries. Rio 2016 Olympics opening ceremony begins on August 5th, 2016 in Brazil. The matches of this big event are being held in Rio de Janeiro which is the second biggest city of Bazil. On this big event 207 nations are participating and there are 11,551 Athletes. As ...

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How an infant from Balochistan became one of India’s most loved actors

How an infant from Balochistan became one of India’s most loved actors

By: Aditya Menon Let us look at the story of a migrant from Balochistan who came to Mumbai as a child and went on to become one of Bollywood’s most loved personalities: actor and dialogue writer Kader Khan “My mother was from Quetta in Balochistan. My father was from Kandahar. Officially I was born in Kabul but some of my ...

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Post 2015 Development Agenda and Youth

Post 2015 Development Agenda and Youth

By: Mohsin Ali The complexity and interconnectedness of today’s globalized world have rendered development challenges increasingly interlinked and global in nature. Prosperity cannot be sustained without finding integrated and common solutions and without all countries contributing in a spirit of solidarity and shared responsibility. The post-2015 agenda has framed sustainable development as a universal project. On the one hand, it ...

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Joint Investigation Team to probe Quetta blast

Joint Investigation Team to probe Quetta blast

Quetta: The Balochistan government on Wednesday formed a high-level Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe into the August 8 suicide bombing in Quetta Civil Hospital which killed 70 people and left dozens injured. Senior police officer Zahoor Afridi would head the JIT, sources in Balochistan’s Home and Tribal Affairs Department said, as well as the ,officers belonging to the Inter-Services ...

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Is The Housing Shortage Now at Crisis Point?

Is The Housing Shortage Now at Crisis Point?

By: Shahzeen Haris Karachi: Pakistan’s rapid urban population growth is causing a severe housing shortage—estimated to be in the region of 10 million units—and demand continues to grow at a rate of 0.7 million units per year. The urban housing shortage is somewhere in the region of 3.5 to 4 million units, most of which is in the economically weaker ...

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The poor daughter of Balochistan

The poor daughter of Balochistan

By: Dr Sadia Ali Benazir, a 16-year-old girl from Balochistan’s gas rich Dera Bugti district, came with blood-soaked clothes and escorted by her malnourished and traumatised parents to a government hospital in Quetta. With no health and maternity facilities her first pregnancy went wrong due to lack of healthcare facilities and the unskilled midwife’s desperate efforts to get her to ...

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A Pakistani Ethical Hacker wins $5,000 Bounty for identifying Firefox, Chrome address bar spoofing flaw

A Pakistani Ethical Hacker wins $5,000 Bounty for identifying Firefox, Chrome address bar spoofing flaw

By Hisham Sarwar Rafay Baloch, a Pakistani (Islamabad) based security researcher/ethical hacker has won US$ 5,000 in a combined bug bounty for identifying a huge bug. This bug exists in various browsers such as Chrome, Firefox etc covering 75% of whole internet traffic. The bug is an Address-bar Spoofing bug, which means that a hacker can display whatever URL in ...

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PRC confers lifetime membership to Dr.Shehla

PRC confers lifetime membership to Dr.Shehla

Mir Behram Baloch Quetta: In recognition of Dr.Shehla Sami’s courageous work for providing treatment to the injured of Quetta Hospital blast amid all the chaos on 8 August 2016, Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC) has conferred her with honorary lifetime membership of PRC & presented her shield in a ceremony at PRC building today. Medical Superintendent Civil Hospital Quetta Abdul Rehman ...

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The continuous bloodshed in Quetta: Who is to be blamed?

The continuous bloodshed in Quetta: Who is to be blamed?

Mariyam Suleman Baloch The morning of 8th August was alike every other day when Mahrang walked to her school carrying her books; weaving thoughts of becoming a professional someday just like her lawyer father and his colleagues. She had no idea the forth coming few hours would utterly shatter her life and the dreams she once unraveled. Just after four ...

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