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Chief Minister Balochistan vows for Polio-free Province

 By: Staff Reporter  QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has categorically stated that no hurdles would be tolerated in achieving the set goals of cleaning Balochistan from polio virus. “We can’t afford to put the future of our children at stake at any cost and accountability of concerned officials would be made who shows indolence and laziness,” he ...

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University student murdered on accusation of blasphemy

 Mardan: A 23-year-old   student of Journalism in Khan Abdul Wali Khan University in city of Mardan   was killed by a vigilante mob for allegedly “publishing blasphemous content online”,  in university compound,  local police said Thursday. The alleged   student named as Mashal Khan was regular student of Journalism. The campus was shut down following the incident until further notice and ...

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Balochistan students to get law degrees scholarships: President

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday announced special scholarships for the LLB & LLM students of Balochistan province.  Every year, scholarships would be given to 20 students from the province under the auspices of Higher Education Commission (HEC), he said while talking to a delegation of Young Lawyers from Balochistan, who called on him here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, according to ...

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Lok Virsa pays tribute to the legendary folk singers of the country  

  By: Sima Sahar ISLAMABAD: National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) on Tuesday arranged special event to pay tribute to the legendary folk singers of the country by inviting the next generations of them. Executive Director Lok Virsa Dr. Fouzia Saeed in her welcome remarks paid rich tribute to the legendary folk singers including Khamesoo Khan, Faiz ...

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Malala Yousafzai, appointed UN Messenger of Peace

Education International welcomes the appointment of Nobel laureate, Malala Yousafzai, as United Nations’ Messenger of Peace, a key international role where she will be able to continue to fulfil her commitment to the promotion of girls’ education. On 10 April, the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed Malala Yousafzai as UN Messenger of Peace specifically to promote girls’ education, ...

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First technical committee meeting of MICS

By: Saeed Yousuf QUETTA: Chief Economist Planning & Development Department Mr. Ghous Bux Marri has said that relevant and accurate data shows that the directions in formulating futuristic strategies, plans and polices. He was expressing these views while addressing the first technical committee meeting of MICS. Joint Chief Economists Mr. Abdul Bari Khan, Mr. Mohammad Asif, Mr. Shafiqu Ur Rehman, ...

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 RAW directly involved in spreading unrest in Pakistan: CM Balochistan   

QUETTA: Terming the death sentence of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav under a military court “based on justice”, the Chief Minister of Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri said we strongly support this decision. In a statement issued here on Monday, Chief Minister said that the decision had proved that Indian intelligence agency “RAW” was directly involved in spreading unrest in Pakistan particularly in ...

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Ali Muhammad Jatak demands safe recovery of his party workers

By: Sima Sahar Quetta: Provincial President of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Balochistan has demanded safe recovery of his recently abducted workers. Ali Muhammad Jatak, demanded safe recovery of his recently abducted party workers in an   emergency press conference on Monday. Mr.  Jatak  and other  senior members of PPP told that Ishfaq Lighari was missing from Jamshoro while Marri was abducted ...

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Legal uncertainty: A Provincial perspective  

By: Syed Anwar Zaib After a real and effective negotiation Pakistan Is coined by Muhammad Ali Jinnah founder of Pakistan side by side the efforts of the poet the philosopher Allama Muhammad Iqbal are also remarkable. In 1934 the idea was suggested by Allama Muhammad Iqbal on the occasion of addressing the student of Cambridge. As well as Jinnah On ...

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Constitution Day celebration arranged at Lok Virsa 

ISLAMABAD: Lok Virsa on Sunday evening arranged a Constitution Day celebration here at Open Air Theatre in connection with Constitution Day. Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani was the chief guest on the occasion. Executive Director Lok Virsa Dr. Fouzia Saeed, Parliamentarians, diplomats, citizens, artists and a large number of people from different walks of life attended the ceremony. The “Constitution Day” is ...

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