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BWF announces its organizing body to work for women empowerment 

QUETTA: The central organiser of a newly created Baloch Women Forum (BWF) has said that following three months’ deliberations, they finally announce the establishment of this forum for the protection of the rights of women in Balochistan on the eve of International Women’s Day. In a press statement issued to the media houses here on Sunday, it was said that ...

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The Cave City of Bella

By: Abid Mir Translation: Aziz Ejaz On the way from Quetta to Karachi, a small hotel will come to your right hand somehow twenty to twenty-five kilometers before Bella City, where located a turning round, called MahiPeer cross. From here, a road goes to west, take this road and start driving very straight from it and approximately about ten to ...

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USEFP Announces 2021 Fulbright Student (Master’s and PhD) Program

Islamabad: The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) invites Pakistani students to apply for the prestigious 2021 Fulbright Student Program (Master’s and PhD) and Fulbright-Higher Education Commission PhD Program, which fully funds PhD study at top universities in the United States. The application form is available online at www.usefpakistan.org, and the application deadline is May 13, 2020. U.S. Ambassador ...

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Balochabad and Female Education

By: Nadil Baloch Films have been produced to represent the social, political, economic, health and educational problems, family and religious conflicts in the world. World had experienced numerous social changes and a number films have been made on these social changes, thereafter, impacts of films on social life of the society. Films are the easiest way of discriminating the message ...

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Press Review: Heavy rain and snowfall hit Balochistan

By: Sami Parvez Balochistan is the largest province of Pakistan by area, which covers 44% of Pakistan, despite that it is the least developed province and the lowest in population. Balochistan has been anguishing from various disputes since joining Pakistan. Many citizens of Balochistan lost their precious lives due to lack of interest of governments of Balochistan, and Pakistan and ...

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MERCs Balochistan Project Director Visits Rescue Headquarters

LAHORE: Medical Emergency Response Centers (MERCs) Balochistan Project Director Aziz Ahmed Jamali on Wednesday met Rescue 1122 DG Dr Rizwan Naseer at Rescue Headquarters & Emergency Services academy here. The matters, including effective pre-hospital emergency management system, were discussed in the meeting. MERC Project Director Aziz Ahmed Jamali also met with under training cadets of the second batch of Balochistan ...

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AGAHI announces Pakistan 2029, State of Future Index Report

KARACHI:  The second edition of Pakistan State of Future Index “The Future of Possibilities” launched – the current edition explored potential developments that would impact the country’s outlook in the coming years. The index included two new variables; internal and external debt. The 32 variables in the 2029 edition covers: population, CO2 emissions (kt), alternative and nuclear energy (% of ...

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The Shaming of a Sexual Assault Victim

By: Hammad Faris Qambrani As the still deeply conservative people of Balochistan were battling with trauma inflicted by the University of Balochistan gender harassment scandal –where university administration and faculty were, literally, indulging in conduct that was no less than institutionalizing sexually predatory behavior- yet another case of sexual misconduct exploded into the public domain: The Anita Baloch Sexual Assault ...

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Pakistan among worst performers on Gender Equality according to Global Gender Gap Report 2020

Islamabad:  Pakistan is the third least performer among countries in terms of gender parity, ranking 151 out of 153 countries in the world on Global Gender Gap Index 2020, report released by the World Economic Forum The gender equality solicited through the global gender gap index report and the empowerment of women for gender equality provides a systematic approach and ...

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