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A three-day Youth Cultural Mela Opens at Lok Virsa

ISLAMABAD: A three-day Youth Cultural Mela opened here at Shakarparian under the aegis of the National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa), Ministry of Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage. Ms. Marriyum Aurangzeb, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting was the chief guest on the occasion. In her address, the Minister commended the efforts of Lok ...

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Malaria affects 7,000 children in Balochistan annually : Director Malaria Control Program

QUETTA: Provincial director Malaria Control Program Dr. Kamalan Gichki has revealed that up to 7000 children are being indulged with Malaria in Balochistan annually.   Speaking to the journalists on Tuesday on World Malaria Day, Dr Kamalan Gichki, the director of the Balochistan Malaria Control, said 7,000 children are being infected by the disease in the province, annually. “Up to 1.6 ...

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QUETTA: NAB to hold open court on Thursday

QUETTA: Director General National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan Muhammad Irfan Baig will hold an open court at the regional office in Quetta on Thursday (April 26) . Following the directions of DG NAB Justice retired Javed Iqbal, the anti-corruption department has decided to hear public reservations on corruption while NAB will take action against corrupt elements within the society under ...

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UNDP and WFP jointly organized closing ceremony of Pakistan-China Recovery Initiative

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and World Food Program (WFP) jointly held the closing ceremony of the Pakistan-China Recovery Initiative for the crisis-affected population of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Balochistan yesterday. A ground-breaking collaboration between the United Nations, the Government of the People’s Republic of China and the Government of Pakistan has helped the people affected by ...

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 Secretary Tourism and Archive stresses upon book reading to develop educated society

QUETTA: Tourism and Archive Secretary Zafar Ali Buledi has  that book reading is the only source through which society can be educated since the knowledge of history and modern techniques can only be obtained through books.    Buledi stressed on book reading while addressing an International Books Day ceremony conducted by the Tourism Department and Balochia Publishers on Monday. Zafar ...

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NAB Balochistan initiates legal proceedings against parliamentarians and government officers    

QUETTA: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan on Thursday initiated legal proceedings against parliamentarians and government officers on corruption charges. The proceeding has been initiated upon complaints received during the first quarter of year 2018 regarding corruption and corrupt practices.  NAB started working on verification of complaints and inquiry against seven MPAs of Balochistan Assembly including Obaidullah Babat, Rehmat Saleh Baloch, ...

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Quetta: Girl’s Degree College conducts a multi-cultured food festival

QUETTA: Girl’s Degree College Kawari road Quetta conducted a day multi-cultured food festival on Thursday. The Balochi, Sindhi, Pashto, Saraiki and Gelgati cultures along with their delicious food stalls were arranged to make the premises of the college glinting. The overall attractive arrangement represented a charming look of the cultures from a different indigenous societies that have been living in ...

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Tribute paid to Siddiq Baloch and Rasool Buksh Raisani

By: Aziz Ejaz In the fields of education and journalism, two reverent personalities Dr Rasool Bukhsh Raisani and journalist Lala Siqque Baloch played great role respectively. In honor of both, Baloch Student Action Committee held a reference at University of Balochistan to highlight the exceptional contributions they played in their respective fields. Journalism and education both can be considered the ...

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Young doctors resume strike in Balochistan, OPDs remain closed

QUETTA: The outpatient departments (OPD) of government hospitals across Balochistan were closed yet again as young doctors resumed their strike on Friday. According to Young Doctors Association (YDA) Balochistan President Dr Yasir Khosti, they had given a deadline of 48 hours to the provincial government to fulfil their demands but they failed to do that. Therefore, the young doctors and ...

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Will tree plantation cause rain in Gwadar?

By: Barkatullah Baloch In order to resolve water crisis in Gwadar, the Gwadar Development Authority is planning to bring about change in the climate of the city with an effective plantation. In an interview with Pak Voices, Hamal Afreen, Environment Officer at GDA, opined that rain is the natural and healthier solution to the water crises in the long run. In ...

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