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Balochistan Province Formally Launch Working Group To Achieve Family Planning Goals

QUETTA: The Provincial Government formally launched FP2020 working group on Friday, August 11, 2017 at Quetta to gauge the progress on family planning goals in the province. In his welcome remarks the secretary Population Welfare Department thanksMs. Rahila Hameed Khan Durrani, Speaker Balochistan Assembly for her support to chair the Balochistan FP2020 Working Group. He also appreciated the efforts of ...

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Australia and Mishal Pakistan Are Building The Capacity Of Media To Raise Awareness of Malnutrition

ISLAMABAD: The Australian Government is supporting Mishal Pakistan to deliver a series of workshops across Pakistan to build the capacity of more than 100 journalists to report on Pakistan’s nutrition crisis. Acting Australian High Commissioner, Jurek Juszczyk, who attended the closing ceremony of the Islamabad workshop today, said the role of media in creating awareness of malnutrition in Pakistan was ...

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UNODC for improving criminal justice services in Balochistan

QUETTA: Netherlands Ambassador in Pakistan Jeannette Seppen and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Country Representative Cesar Guedes visit Quetta and met Balochistan Inspector General Police (IGP) Ahsan Mehboob to discuss UNODC’s important initiative to reinforce Balochistan’s criminal justice System, with the support of the Netherlands government. Ambassador Jeannette Seppen said, : “Pakistan faces a complex crime situation ...

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Balochistan’s Combined Competitive Exams: Can We Trust That BPSC Chairman Will At Last Ensure Fairness?

By: Shah Meer Baloch A few months ago, the Supreme Court of Pakistan declared the Combined Competitive Exam of 2013, conducted by the Sindh Public Service Commission (SPSC), to be null and void. The court ordered the government to appoint a new chairman and members as they had resigned when the apex court took this suo motu action. The court ...

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Govt determined for developing Balochistan: President Mamnoon

QUETTA: President Mamnoon Hussain said that the government was determined to develop Balochistan and was building over 100 small dams for resolving water issues in the province. These views were expressed by President Mamnoon Hussain with parliamentarians during meeting at Governor House on Tuesday. He said that the government allocated special funds for Universities of province and adding that 50 ...

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I will not resign from my NA seat: Ayesha Gulalai

ISLAMABAD: The former Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) member Ayesha Gulalai announced that she will not resign from her National Assembly seat, adding she doesn’t believe in personalities like Imran Khan as a person should have moral character. She gave a fiery address in today’s National Assembly session, rejecting ‘the trend of abusing others’ and slamming the senior leadership of the opposition ...

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200,000 Patients to benefit from the improved healthcare facilities under UNHCR Program

 QUETTA: Department of Health, Government of Balochistan and the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) marked the Handover Ceremony of the Project ‘Strengthening of health services at tertiary hospitals of Quetta’ for improvement and strengthening the health services at public hospitals of Quetta. About 200,000 patients including Pakistani citizens and Afghan refugees will benefit from the upgraded health facilities. The Representative of ...

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Understanding Corruption, Panama Verdict and Public Celebration

By: Rafi Ullah Corruption is called the abuse and misuse of power, dishonest behavior and misconduct. There are various topologies of corruption including political corruption, administrative corruption, personal corruption and moral corruption. Every one of us is corrupt being implicated in any of the above categories. Eliminating corruption in political level does not mean that society is pristine and immaculate ...

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Prosthetic but new life for victims of war and disabilities

By: Mir Hazar Khan Baloch Prosthesis Maker is the sole institution in the province, giving new lives to the people with disabilities. Mohammad Idris has thrice brought his eight-year-old daughter Nazia for checkup in this institution. Three years ago Nazia had fever that ultimately compelled her to discontinue her work. Treatment to be able to navigate the many efforts made ...

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Deputy Commissioner Khuzdar pays surprise visit to schools

 By: Ubaid Zehri Khuzdar: Deputy Commissioner Khuzdar Sohail Ul Rehman paid sudden visit to many schools located at Karkh, Zeedi and Sasol in district Khuzdar during this week. During his surprise visit to schools, he found many schools non-functional and closed. The teachers posted in the schools were also found absent from their duty. Deputy Commissioner expressed anger over the ...

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