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Young Doctors Association Balochistan supports KPK doctors

QUETTA: The Provincial President of Young Doctors Association Balochistan Dr. Yasir Khosti has said that Khyber Pakhtunkwa (KP) government should meet the demands of YDA KP without any delay or else they would go on strike. He said this whiling addressing to a Addressing to a press conference here on Monday. The Provincial President of Young Doctors Association Balochistan said ...

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Petroleum Ministry proposes Rs190mn two projects for Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources has proposed two new projects of worth Rs 190 million for coal exploration and evaluation in different localities of Balochistan besides carrying out a survey for underground water in Quetta. “Out of total Rs 190.033 million estimated cost, an amount of Rs 88.023 million has been proposed for next fiscal year to carry ...

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Women-Oriented Politics: A Challenge for Balochistan

By: Mariyam Suleman As a local active woman in Gwadar, Asma Baloch participated in political activities with some of her senior colleagues for several years, finally, as part of Balochistan National Party; she made her way into the local government of Gwadar as a councilor. The prospect of becoming part of the local leadership made her feel, she recalled recently- ...

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UNHCR and BUITEMS Launched a Centre for Refugees and Migration Studies in Quetta

QUETTA: The UN Refugee Agency UNHCR signed a Partnership Agreement with Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS) on 7th June 2017 Wednesday. This collaboration is aimed at establishing a Centre for Refugees and Migration Studies (CRMS) as well as provision of training for refugee teachers and opportunities for entrepreneurship/business studies for refugee students in the university. ...

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Lok Virsa to hold Children Summer Camp in Punjabi & Brahvi Languages in July   

  ISLAMABAD: Encouraged by the tremendous success of the first two summer camps held in 2015 & 2016, the National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) is pleased to announce its “Children Summer Camp 2017 in Punjabi and Brahvi Languages”. It will take place from 5th to 31st July 2017 at the beautiful surrounding of Lok Virsa Heritage ...

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Expensive coal and the plight of coal miners in Balochistan

By: Asif Qambrani Coal is the low-cost source of energy in all over the world, coal is also being used by developing and developed countries, but the usage differs country to country and region to region. Despite having other sources for energy and controversies on greenhouse gases though, coal is the second largest source for energy about eight billion tons ...

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Schools in hometown of CM Balochistan need priority based attention  

By: Ubaid Zehri   KHUZDAR: Zehri, a tehsil of district Khuzdar and hometown of Chief Minister of Balochistan Nawab Sana Ullah Khan Zehri requires a priority based attention in education sector. According to the citizens of tehsil Zehri the primary and middle level schools of Zehri lack basic facilities. Talking to the Balochistan Point, resident of Zehri and social activist ...

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Protest against unscheduled load shedding in Khuzdar  

By: Ubaid Zehri Khuzdar: The members of the Jhalawan Social Forum and hundreds of citizen staged a protest, sit-in and chanted slogans on the national highway against unscheduled loading shedding in the holy month of Ramzan on Tuesday. While speaking the protesters, the members of Jhalawan Social Forum demanded that strict action should be taken against the concerned authorities and ...

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Discrimination against Balochistan – A big flaw of Islamabad

By: Muntaha Fatima Balochistan is the 4rth largest province of Pakistan comprising of 347,190 sq kilometer, having the population of 13millions people. It has reservoirs of Natural resources, minerals, Sui gas hence playing an important role in development of Pakistan by contributing in fuel requirements. It has amazing tourist spots including Hanna lake, Hangol national park, Astola Island that also ...

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HEC urges universities in Balochistan to avail provided opportunities

QUETTA:   The executive director of Higher Education Commission has urged the universities to benefit from various HEC initiatives like Technology Development Fund, National Research Programme for Universities and University-Industry Technology Support Programme. He offered these opportunities in a meeting on ‘University- Industry Linkages’ at Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences, Quetta. The meeting, chaired by HEC Executive ...

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