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Impacts of Census on Balochistan discussed at University of Karachi

Impacts of Census on Balochistan discussed at University of Karachi

By: Zafar Musyani KARACHI: Census in Balochistan would, most probably, change the demographic landscape of the province, because it would leave the Baloch population far behind in numbers than the last census, nineteen years ago, said Mumtaz Sajidi. Sajidi is a student of International Relations at University of Karachi. He said this while delivering a lecture themed as “The impacts ...

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SESA to continue protest for implementation on 30 Point Demand Notice  

SESA to continue protest for implementation on 30 Point Demand Notice  

By: Staff Reporter KALAT: Provincial President of Senior Educational Staff Association (SESA) Abdul Ghaffar Kadizai has said that their protest for implementation on 30 Point Demand Notice would continue until 13th of April. He said this while addressing seminar In Kalat on Tuesday. Abdul Ghaffar Kadizai said, “In order to save department of education from further destruction, corruption, nepotism, injustice, ...

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Wide range of opportunities are available in natural resources development: Secretary Finance Balochistan

Wide range of opportunities are available in natural resources development: Secretary Finance Balochistan

 By: Saeed Yousuf   QUETTA:   Secretary Finance Mr. Akbar Hussain Durrani has said that in Balochistan wide range of opportunities  are available in natural resources development mainly to Natural gas, Mines & Minerals, and developing these sectors of Economic opportunities are first most priority of the government ,he was expressing these views while chairing the first meeting of  Board of ...

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20,000 new TB cases emerge in Balochistan every year: expert

20,000 new TB cases emerge in Balochistan every year: expert

QUETTA: Tuberculosis is becoming a serious threat in Balochistan as there has been a steady increase in cases reported in the province. About 20,000 new cases of tuberculosis (TB) are reported in Balochistan every year, according to experts. Most of the patients come from the far flung areas of province and border regions. Treatment of diseases is already a problem ...

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Balochistan govt is utilizing available resources for promotion of agriculture in province

Balochistan govt is utilizing available resources for promotion of agriculture in province

QUETTA: Balochistan government is utilizing all available resources for promotion of agriculture sector in the province. In an interview, The Director General Water wing Agriculture Department Balochistan Abdul Wahab Kakar told our correspondent Aftab Sherazi that various projects have been approved in agriculture sector. He said different small scale irrigation schemes would be constructed in different districts of Balochistan.  He ...

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Senior journalists commit to improve standards of journalism

Senior journalists commit to improve standards of journalism

 ISLAMABAD: Senior journalists from leading media organisations have committed today to improving the standards of Pakistani journalism in a train-the-trainers session organised by the British High Commission and managed by Mishal Pakistan. Participating journalists will carry out training and mentoring sessions for entry-level journalists across ten cities in Pakistan to encourage fellow journalists to conduct fair, impartial, balanced and ethical ...

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Govt is taking concrete measures for the protection of forests and environment: CM Balochistan

Govt is taking concrete measures for the protection of forests and environment: CM Balochistan

By: Staff Reporter QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has said that forests are our assets and government is well aware about their importance, thus taking concrete measures for the protection of forests and environment. “Provincial Government would effectively implement National Policy for the protection of forests in the province,” he added.   He expressed these views in ...

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Balochistan Youth Policy hangs in balance

Balochistan Youth Policy hangs in balance

By: Mir Behram Baloch Fatima Iqbal Khan, 35, is active youth and human rights activist. She has recently been honored with National Award for Human rights by president of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain for the best achievement.  She is one of the activists who drafted youth policy in 2014 for Environment, Sports & Youth Affairs Department Government of Balochistan; however, the ...

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Quetta: Consultative session held on “Fill the Nutrient Gap (FNG) Analysis Pakistan’’  

Quetta: Consultative session held on “Fill the Nutrient Gap (FNG) Analysis Pakistan’’  

 By: Saeed Yousuf QUETTA:  Additional Chief Secretary (Planning & Development Department) Government of Balochistan, Dr. Umer Khan Baber, urged the development partners to look in-depth analysis of the nutrition’s indicators in the province. He said that while addressing to the consultative session organized by Scaling up Nutrition Cell Pakistan, World Food Program “ Fill the Nutrient Gap (FNG) Analysis Pakistan’’ ...

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