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This year AGAHI Awards to celebrate dignity for all

ISLAMABAD: This year’s AGAHl Awards ceremony to be held on the International Anti-Corruption Day December 9, 2018; recognizing the efforts of journalists and the media community. This year AGAHI Awards is celebrating dignity for all. AGAHI and Mishal in collaboration with multiple stakeholders have jointly nominated national and international leading opinion-makers, development experts, media gurus and knowledge professionals to be ...

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Balochistan govt plans to include water and environmental issues in educational curriculum

ISLAMABAD: Balochistan government has planned to educate youth about water and environmental issues in the province to create awareness about water scarcity and environmental hazards. Provincial Secretary for Higher Education, Abdul Saboor Kakar Thursday told media that the government would introduce a special academic course in syllabus at secondary level to get rid of the issues of water and climate ...

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Lok Virsa hold Muzakra session on Indigenous Sufi Music

ISLAMABAD: Speakers at Muzakra session at National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage, Lok Virsa here Thursday discussed various aspects of Indigenous Sufi Music. Culture experts including Sheraz Haider, DG AGPR, Mussarrat Youssuf from United Nations and Dr. Tanvir Anjum, Research Scholar from Quaid e Azam University spoke on the origin, evolution, content, typology, significance, current status, contemporary understanding and ...

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Salaar demands gynecologist, round the clock electricity for DHQ hospital

By: Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: Amid chilly weather and under open sky, a social worker Fazal Salaar (visible service) supported by civil society has set up a protest camp in front of press club for the acceptance of his demands. Although the administration left no stone unturned to remove the camp but failed. People from all walks of life have thronged ...

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Khuzdar: Students present more than thirty innovative projects at innovation summit 2018  

By: Ubaid zehri KHUZDAR: Directorate ORIC-BUETK successfully held innovation summit 2018 at Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology Khuzdar where more than thirty innovative projects were presented by the students.  Students from different schools, colleges and universities visited the projects stalls and projects group members briefed them about their innovative projects. The summit was attended by the officials, faculty members ...

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Kalat: Local governments fail to include stakeholders in the budget making process

KALAT:  Study has revealed that the local governments (LGs) had failed to include stakeholders in the budget making process. Only 4 out of 20 districts released pre-budget statement that would have provided the stakeholders a chance to express their opinion on budget proposals. This study was shared with participants in a one-day workshop on ‘Study of Budget Making Process at ...

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Two including a woman murdered in the name of honour in Gul Kach

By: Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: An infuriated man killed his sister and another young man in the name of honour in Gul Kacharea of Toi Khwla tehsil here. According to police the man killed his sister along another man in the name of honor and escaped from the crime scene after committing the crime. Police have lodged the case and started ...

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ZHOB: Concerns expressed over budget making process at district level

By:  Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: In order to identify the loopholes in preparing the district annual fiscal plan, encourage public participation and discourage political interventions Action for Welfare and Awakening in Rural Environment (AWARE) Organization in collaboration with Center for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) launched a report entitled ‘Study of budget making process at district level’ here at assembly hall ...

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Quetta: Zero tolerance will be shown to the absent teachers, says Secretary secondary education Balochistan

By: Iqbal Baloch QUETTA: Provincial Secretary for secondary education Mohammad Tayyab Lehri has said that   zero tolerance will be shown to the absent teachers and they will be dealt according to the rules and procedures of the department; if deemed necessary the teachers may be suspended from their services. He expressed these during the surprise visit to different schools in ...

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International Education Week: Celebrating Leadership, Creativity and Community Service

Islamabad: EducationUSA at the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) celebrated International Education Week (IEW) November 12-16 in Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi as part of ongoing efforts to foster cultural and educational exchange.  IEW is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote international education worldwide and to inculcate a ...

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