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Assailants Hurle Grenade At Hub Press Club Amid Newspapers Blackout in Balochistan

HUB: On Wednesday night, assailants threw a hand grenade at the Hub Press Club, located in the Lasbela district of Balochistan on the outskirts of Karachi amid a ban on the distribution of newspapers in the province. Police confirmed that the grenade targeted the Hub Press Club, damaging the outer wall of the compound. The windows of the building were ...

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Speakers Highlight Importance Of Technical & Vocational Training For Socio Economic Growth of Balochistan

QUETTA: The Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector is significant for Balochistan in order to achieve socio economic growth along with providing better employment opportunities among young population. This importance was highlighted during a media sensitization session organized at technical training institute Sarki road by the Balochistan Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority. BTEVTA is carrying out reform ...

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Pakistan State of Future Index Launched

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan State of the Future Index (PK-SOFI), inaugural study was launched by the Foresight Lab, a facilitative platform for communities of interest.Pakistan State of Future Index is a 10-year future index composed of 30 variables that indicate if the future is getting better or worse, it shows 30-year trends of improvement and decline, each variable is forecasted based ...

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Car Bomb Kills Panama Papers Journalist Daphne Galizia

Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who exposed her island nation’s links to offshore tax havens through the leaked Panama Papers was killed on Monday in a bomb explosion in her car, Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said. Ms. Galizia, 53, had just driven away from her home in Mosta, a town outside Malta’s capital of Valletta, when the bomb ...

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Students of Cadet College Mastung Visit BUET, Khuzdar

By: Ejaz Ahmed Zehri KHUZDAR: A delegation of students of Cadet College Mastung accompanied by Senior Faculty visited the Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology, Khuzdar on 16th October, 2017. During the study visit, the students visited the Engineering Departments, Laboratories, Central Library and class rooms. The Students also met with Vice Chancellor, BUET, Khuzdar-Prof. Brig(R) Engr. Muhammad Amin, SI ...

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UNHCR’s Project Benefited 120,000 People from water borne and vector diseases

QUETTA: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in collaboration with its implementing partner Society of Collective Interest Orientation (SOCIO-PAKISTAN) and Government of Balochistan completed the 10 months project of “Improving Health & Hygiene Status of Refugees & Host Communities in Quetta”. The key objective of the project is to bring long term improvement to the general health of ...

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Quetta: 7 Killed, 24 Injured in Blast Targeting Police Vehicle

Quetta: Eight people, including seven policemen, were martyred and 24 injured in a bombing in Quetta on Wednesday morning. According to hospital officials, a truck of the Rapid Response Force was targeted in the New Sariab area of the city around 8:30am while it was transporting personnel for duties. Hospital officials said eight bodies, including seven of policemen, and 24 ...

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Malala’s Outfit and Jealousy Factor

By: Muhammad Anwar Nasar A week ago Malala Yousafzai has started her education career at Oxford University, London. Her tweet showed a picture of her laptop and selection of books on logic. The tweet was liked by more than 666,000 well-wishers within an hour. Malala Yousafzai is an inspirational girl that works for the cause of female education throughout the ...

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AIOU To Provide Free Education To Students of Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: Students of Balochistan and Federally Administrated Tribal Area (FATA) will get free education from spring 2018 through the distance learning system of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU). AIOU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Shahid Siddiqui made this announcement while addressing the National Conference on English language and Literature, which concluded here after a number of proposals were accepted in order ...

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Iran Deputy FM Confers with Pakistan’s Baluchistan Speaker

TEHRAN: Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi met and conferred with the Speaker of the Provincial Assembly of Baluchistan Rahila Hameed Khan Durrani on issues of mutual interest. In a meeting held on Saturday, Durrani and Sarmadi discussed border security, visa regime, export of natural gas and electricity as well as establishment of Quetta-Zahedan flight line. They also explored avenues ...

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