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Ordinary Baloch: Pawns on the chessboard! 

By:  Masood Hameed Baloch A general hype goes everywhere in Media and to public that Baloch society is more notorious for its tribal and Sardari system. Commonly people label it as tribal mindsets and Baloch politics is always obsessed with the influence of Sardars & Nawabs. Few of  the Sardar-turned- nationalists earned good stature & popularity among their people, but ...

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Astola Island to be country’s first marine protected area: Federal Minister of Climate Change

Gwadar: Federal Minister of Climate Change, Zahid Hamid has said that Astola Island will soon be declared the country’s first ‘Marine’ protected area through absolute consensus among all concerned stakeholders. Talking to media on Tuesday, he said Balochistan and federal governments alongwith Pakistan Navy and local community, as the major stakeholders, have unanimously agreed to get the island notified as ...

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Lok Virsa hosts a cultural capacity enhancement symposium

ISLAMABAD:  The National Institute of Folk & Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa), in collaboration with Smithsonian Institution, USA and Interactive Resource Centre (IRC) conducts the first ever “Greatness in Diversity” Festival in Pakistan.  The cultural/curatorial capacity enhancement conference was held in Islamabad on Wednesday 5th of April, 2017. The format was that of a full-day symposium aimed at opinion makers and ...

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Revamping the Agriculture Sector

 By: Najeebullah Khan Tareen In the agrarian society of Pakistan, the agriculture sector is indispensable economic sector of our economy. Significance of this sector is myriad as it provides food for populace, raw material for industrial sector and integral contribution to export of Pakistan.  The Foreign Exchange which is earned from this sector is 43% of total exports of Pakistan. It also ...

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Safer Charity Practice Seminar & Prize Distribution Ceremony at SBKWU  

 QUETTA: We need to educate the young minds about the contemporary challenges in the very noble act of charity. Active role of youth is essential in informing the masses on the concepts of safer charity in the socio-religious context. This was the message of VC SKB, Dr. Rukhsana Jabeen at an awareness seminar on Safer Charity Practice held at the ...

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University of Balochistan: An Institute of Ambiguity

By: Aziz Ejaz University of Balochistan since its inception till today proved to be one of the educational institutes to have hand of firm portrayal to remain in distresses of failure. It is misfortune of the people of Balochistan who have always shown great enthusiasm in learning but despite of their whole-heartedly aspirations the only higher university left inattentive by ...

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Census: Resident of Noshki has 54 children and six wives

 By: Barkat Zaib Sumalani Noshki: During the current census it has been reported that a 70 year old man has 54 children and six wives in district Noshki, about 130 kilometers  away from Quetta.   Haji Abdul Majeed’s two wives have also passed away and four others are still with him. Haji , driver by profession said, “Among my 54 children 12 ...

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Speaker Balochistan Assembly strongly condemns the blast in Parachinar

QUETTA: Speaker Balochistan Assembly Ms Raheela Hameed Khan Durrani has strongly condemned the blast in Parachinar, the headquarters of Kurram Agency   on Friday morning. In her statement, she expressed heartfelt condolences over the loss of precious lives in the blast. She said that elements involved in such a heinous act will be brought to justice. She prayed to Almighty Allah ...

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Youth of Balochistan and CPEC

 By: Ejaz Magsi Balochistan as being the largest province of Pakistan in terms of area seems economic hub and encompasses territorial importance; its much exploitative natural resources and geographically rich territory have almost fascinated every state to put a glance on this region. Almost half of states of the world consider this region as the heart and future of Pakistan. Pakistani ...

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Provincial Task force constituted for controlling Chikungunya at Gwadar

By: Staff Reporter QUETTA: In the recent outbreak of Chikungunya in the coastal belts and the adjoin areas of Balochistan Secretary Health Mr. Asmat Ullah Kakar has constituted a provincial task force with the Director General Health Balochistan Dr. Masood Qadir Nosherwani as a Chair and Provincial Coordinator Malaria Control Programme as Coordinator, having clear TORs for coordination and implementation of ...

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