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How Iran tries to control news coverage by foreign-based journalists

How do the Iranian intelligence services pressure Iranian journalists who are working abroad? BBC World Service director Francesca Unsworth shed some light on this when she reported on 15 August that the assets of more than 150 BBC Persian staff, former staff and contributors have been frozen in Iran, preventing them from conducting financial transactions there. This is one of ...

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Gwadar: Seminar Conducted on “Importance of Girls’ Education in Balochistan”

By: Zaitoon Kareem GWADAR: A two-today seminar on importance of girls education in Balochistan was organized by the International Research and Exchange Board (IREX) in Gwadar on 16th-17th September 2017. It was the first Seminar on this theme in Gwadar, where 70 teachers and students participated from different private and govt schools/colleges across the Gwadar. Some parents were also invited ...

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Contingency Plan On Drought For 2017-18 Conducted

By: Naseeb Malik QUETTA: Contingency plan on drought for 2017-18, conducted at Quetta by Islamic relief in collaboration with PDMA Balochistan today. On the occasion secretary Pakistan red crescent Balochistan, Dr Imran khan addressing to participants, said that recent wave of drought really could bring many more issues for people, no doubt the province was warped in others issues too. ...

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Academic Staff Hold Progress Review Meeting of BUET Khuzdar

By: Ejaz Ahmed Zehri KHUZDAR: The Progress Review meeting of the Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology, Khuzdar was held on 26th September. The meeting was chaired by Prof. Brig (R) Engr. Muhammad Amin, SI (M), Vice Chancellor, BUET, Khuzdar. The Pro Vice Chancellor, Dean Faculty of Engineering, Registrar, all HoDs and Section Heads also attended the meeting. The meeting ...

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All countries should play their vital role for elimination of terrorism from this region: CM Balochistan

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri Thursday said that all countries should play their vital role for elimination of terrorism from this region. “Pakistan is a peaceful country and wants better ties with all countries particularly with its neighbours,” he added. Talking to a group of Iranian journalists who called on him at Chief Minister’s secretariat, he said ...

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Vice Chancellor visits the Hostels of BUET Khuzdar

By: Ejaz Ahmed Zehri KHUZDAR: The Vice Chancellor, Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology, Khuzdar, Prof. Brig (R) Engr. Muhammad Amin, SI (M) visited to several hostels and inspected the ongoing repair work on 19th September, 2017. He, along with Director Administration, Provost, Senior Engineer and Hostel Wardens, visited boys’ hostels. During his visit, the VC visited hostel rooms, canteens, ...

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People working for the welfare of humanity are always remembered in the history: CM Balochistan

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri Wednesday said that people working for the welfare of humanity were always remembered in the history. “This world is temporary, everybody has to die one day, why should not we do something beneficial to mankind within our capacity before leaving this world,” he added. Chief Minister Balochistan, was addressing to the ribbon-cutting ...

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Marvi Briefs Chief Minister of Balochistan on BISP Expansion in Balochistan

QUETTA: Minister of State and Chairperson BISP Marvi Memon called on Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri to discuss the expansion of programme’s organizational coverage in Balochistan. She held the meeting on the directions of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who had announced BISP’s expansion on August 19, while addressing political leadership in Quetta. While briefing the Chief Minister ...

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Lok Virsa Launched “Craft is Knowledge”

ISLAMABAD: In a programme aimed at promoting traditional skills of the country’s rich, diverse and pluralistic culture, the National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) has launched the new program series on “Craft is Knowledge” with the first programme being Truck Art: Engagement with Artisans here at Museum Hall of Lok Virsa. The programme aims to promote folk ...

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Oxfam Identifies Tackling Inequality to Eradicate Poverty

ISLAMABAD: Inequality is a major contributing factor in keeping millions of people across the globe trapped in the poverty. Pakistan is no different when it comes to the ever increasing gap between the haves and have-nots. The current situation demands the right policy reforms, especially to redress and remove anomalies in the existing tax systems. Oxfam’s CEO Mark Goldring shared ...

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