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Media: The psychological reason behind disappointment and silence at Baluchistan

By: Asad Kakar Media is the source of expression for the public opinion regarding state and its circumstances. Media freedom has been the sign of well democratic states in the history but Pakistan is ranked 159th in the world regarding it.    Psychologists explain that the  people who are fit and psychologically well, they  express themselves regarding any public issue, ...

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Kalat: PPHI conducts free Medical Camps after Massive snow fall

Kalat: After massive snow fall in Kalat and the adjoining areas  the Chief Executive officer PPHI Balochistan Mr. Rashid Razzaq directed to provide maximum health care facilities, free ambulance service, and supply free medicines to the pathetic communities of far-flung areas of the restive areas on urgent basis. Following the direction of Mr. Rashid Razzaq the District Support Manager PPHI ...

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Ahsan directs authorities to resolve water shortage in Gwadar

Islambad: Minister for Planning, Development and Reform (PD&R) Ahsan Iqbal has instructed relevant authorities to immediately solve the crises of potable water shortage in Gwadar. “Keeping in view the future expansion of Gwadar City, Port and planned industrialisation, all-out efforts must be ensured,” remarked minister PD&R while presiding a meeting at Planning Commission in Islamabad. The meeting was attended by ...

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AIOU-AGAHI signs MoU to set up Foresight Lab

Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) and AGAHI, the country partner of the Millennium-Project here on Thursday signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up first Foresight Lab for strengthening research work through an effective multi-media communication, with new initiatives and ideas. It also aimed at focusing on the country’s challenges and opportunities, through a foresight initiatives and developing better strategies. The ...

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Provision of safe blood to the masses is utmost priority: Noor-ul-Haq Baloch

By: Saeed Yousuf Islamabad: Secretary Health Balochistan Mr. Noor-ul-Haq Baloch called on the National Safe Blood Transfusion Porgramme representatives, GIZ  in Islamabad on Thursday to discuss the implementation of SBT Project Phase-II in Balochistan. The meeting was attended by Prof. Hasan Abbas Zaheer, National Coordinator SBTP, Dr. Amir Maqbool, Deputy Director SBTP, Mr. Zahid Mahmood, National Team Leader EPOS-KfW and ...

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Airdrop aid to Kalat and Mastung

Quetta: Pakistan Red Crescent Balochistan Branch and PDMA made airdrop of food and non-food items to besieged areas of district Kalat and Mastung by recent snowfall. Secretary PRC Balochistan Branch Dr. Imran Khan highly appreciated the sincere efforts and personal interest of Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti for helping the people who are blocked by the recent snowfall and rains.  The Minister ...

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Travelers are facing great difficulties due to blockade roads

 Quetta: Travelers are facing great difficulties due to blockade of Quetta-Karachi, Quetta-Zhob and other areas traffic. National highway remained blocked between Muslim Bagh and Kan Mehterzai and normal traffic could not be restored on fourth day and passengers are stranded. Hundreds of vehicles are stranded on both sides. Instead of helping passengers administration asked them why they travel during snowfall. ...

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Quetta: Citizens stage a protest against Sui Southern Gas Company

Quetta: Citizens staged a demonstration outside Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) against the unavailability of gas in different parts of the Quetta city and its suburbs, on Wednesday. The protester said that temperature touched the subzero degrees following the heavy snowfall in the provincial capital and other parts of Balochistan but the closure of CNG stations, low pressure of gas has ...

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Turbat : Vegetable vendors  denounce administrative action against them

By: Sami Parvez Turbat: Vegetable vendors and owners of fruit carts have alleged that on the direction of Assistant Commissioner (AC) the policemen broke down their vegetable and fruit carts and beaten-up those who resisted this act on Tuesday.   According to the sources the action was taken against encroachment by different shop keepers, vegetable and fruit sellers at Turbat ...

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Gwadar: Lives and livelihood of local Fishermen in Jeopardy

By: Mariyam Suleman  Fishermen sat on strike in front of the Municipal Committee Office Jivani, district Gwadar while their families waited for the day’s meal. In Gwadar, for more than 70% local residents fishery is the basic source of income. “You catch fish on daily basis and then sell them in the local market. Most fish is sold to dealers ...

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