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QUETTA: Tribute paid to  late  renowned Baloch literary figure Muhammad Baig Behgul

 By: Staff Reporter  QUETTA: A condolence reference was organized by  Balochi Labzanki Dewaan Quetta in collaboration with  Balochistan Academy of Sciences and Research to pay glowing tribute to late Muhammad Baig Behgul a renowned Baloch literary figure at Quetta Press Club on Wednesday. Speakers expressed that People devoted their lives for the promotion and development of language; literature and culture are ...

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Health sector accountability—whose domain?

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch   It was shocking news for Abdul Razzaq when he came to know that he had been diagnosed with cancer. The painful saga continued and he lost his complete hand up-to shoulder in two different surgeries.   “I had fever and visited a doctor for checkup, he gave me an injection. However, instead of recovering, my arm ...

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Children training program in traditional crafts opens at Lok Virsa

ISLAMABAD: Children training program in stone carving, doll making and mirror work under the ongoing Craft of the Month program series opened here at Shakarparian under the aegis of the National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa). The program aims at promoting traditional skills and inculcating awareness among younger generation, special children about the indigenous folk culture of ...

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BA session held with member of Panel of Chairperson Yasmeen Lehri

 QUETTA: The Session of Balochistan Assembly was held here on Tuesday with member of Panel of Chairperson Yasmeen Lehri following two days’ delay. Provincial Minister Sheikh Jaffer Khan Mandokhail presented the draft bill of Balochistan Mass Transit Authority which was handed over to the standing committee by the chairperson. Chairperson for Standing Committee on Social Welfare and Women Development Dr. Shama Ishaq ...

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BSAC: On the way to find the creams of society

By: Aziz Ejaz Baloch Student Action Committee (BSAC )is a non-profitable committee and has no links with any political party. BSAC has been a symbol of change with its strict policies regarding the lapses that have wrapped up the whole educational system of the province into its cancerous strike.  As the educational matters and situations are concerned, Balochistan with such ...

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25 killed as bomb hits Abdul Ghafoor  Haidery’s convoy in Mastung, Islamic State claims responsibility

QUETTA: At least 25 people lost their lives while over 30 others, including Deputy Chairman Senate of Pakistan Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haidery, were injured on Friday in a roadside blast in Mastung area of Balochistan, officials said. District Health Officer in Mastung Dr Sher Zaman said, “25 bodies have been shifted to two hospitals in Quetta,” adding that 35 injured ...

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Administratively disowned juniper forest of Harboi

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch Abdul Slam, 42, is one of the hundreds of wood cutters who regularly chop juniper trees from mountains of Harboi located in Kalat district of Balochistan, one of the rare and centuries’ old forests in the world. Slam is least aware if he is chopping down what may otherwise be a biosphere reserve and cultural treasure ...

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Seminar held on Action Plan for Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Treatment in Balochistan

 By: Saeed Yousuf   Provincial Malaria Control Program coordinator Dr. Kamalan Gichki said that Leishmaniasis has been considered to be a serious public health problem in many countries of the world and is responsible for adverse economic and social impact. The disease is documented to be currently prevalent in 88 countries around the world, 72 on which are developing countries, ...

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Balochistan giving priority to irrigation sector

 ISLAMABAD: Balochistan government is giving top priority to the irrigation sector. Official sources told media  that more than rupees one and half billion have been earmarked for this important sector. Sources said that ten mega projects costing Rs one hundred and forty-two billion are being completed with the cooperation of the federal government. “ These  projects will  not only improve ...

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Crossover to bring more than USD 20 Million per Year worth of jobs to Pakistan

KARACHI: The global technology company Crossover ran a successful hiring tournament in Karachi, looking to hire the best talent from Pakistan. More than 300 programmers in Dot Net and Java technology applied in a highly competitive competition. Crossover hires through a gaming tournament approach, where programmers have to go through a multiple round competition based on technical knowledge and a ...

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