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Literacy Centers inaugurated in Kalat city

Kalat: Additional Deputy Commissioner Kalat, Naseer Ahmed Jatak inaugurated the literacy centers on Thursday, which have been established by Directorate of Literacy and Informal Education in Kalat city to increase the literacy rate in the area. Speaking at the occasion, ADC Kalat Naseer Ahmed Jatak termed establishment of ten literacy centers a good opportunity for those who were not able ...

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Balochistan Nutrition Program contributes to save lives

By: Nadeem Feyrozai 32 years old Ms. Naseema Bibi came to OTP (Outpatient Therapeutic Program) at Basic Health Unit Khajak district Sibi to get her child examined. She was very much concerned about the health of her 18 months of baby Naziran Bibi. “My child is very weak she is 18 months old. Neither can she neither walk nor crawl; ...

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Fatima Iqbal Khan receives National award for Human Rights

By: Mir Behram Baloch Quetta: Social activists Fatima Iqbal Khan has been awarded National award for Human rights. She was honored in an award distribution ceremony held at president House Islamabad, where president of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain awarded her the best achievement few days ago. A large number of Federal ministers, members of parliament, ambassadors from different countries and secretaries ...

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Baloch corner at Lok Virsa Islamabad represents Baloch culture

By: K.B Kashani Quetta: Baloch corner at Lok Virsa Islamabad represents not only the Baloch culture but also the traditional Balochi ‘Giddan’ and Baloch hand embroidery are for great interest for the people from different parts of Pakistan. The Balochi Boutique known as Baloch corner at Museum shows cultural heritage and life style of people in Balochistan. This shop was ...

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Karachi: Save the historical Temple at Malir

By: Hanif Dilmurad Karachi: Hundred of years old temple in Malir is threatened to be damaged by unknown elements. The temple known as Malir Mandar is in close proximity to Malir Session Court. In 1914, Dedhar Prag Ji constructed a Sanatorium in Malir Mandar, for the medical treatment of poor people who suffered from chronic illness in the area. In ...

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PPHI Balochistan: Mandate is eminent, cause is noble

By: Saeed Yousuf Peoples Primary Health Initiative-Balochistan (PPHI-B) is envisioned in provision of sophisticated health care facilities to the deserving masses, with pragmatic approach of community participation in eliminating poverty. PPHI-B Is a non-profit company registers under the Section 42 of companies’ ordinance 1984. In Balochistan the administrative control of Basic health units in the province is entrusted to PPHI. ...

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Baloch lawmakers condemn hunting of Qatari Princes in Balochistan

Quetta: Balochistan lawmakers on Monday strongly criticized the federal government for allowing Qatari princes the hunting of Houbara Bustard in Washuk. Addressing a press conference in Quetta Press Club, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) senator Sardar Fateh Muhammad, Awami National Party senator Mir Kabeer Ahmed Muhammad Shahi, provincial ministers Mir Mujeeb-ur-Rahman Muhammad Hasni, Nawab Muhammad Khan Shahwani and Mir Arif Jan ...

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Neglecting female education in Balochistan

By: Sana Samad In last few years, the female literacy rate has increased in the country but instead of growing it is opposite in Balochistan. The literacy rate of female in Balochistan has decreased rapidly just due to not getting any attention from government. Balochistan is the most backward province in every regard. The female are not encouraged to get ...

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Chrismis celebrated at Lok Virsa

Islamabad: Maintaining its previous tradition, Lok Virsa celebrated Christmas with a great festivity and fervor here at Shakarparian. Special programs marking Christmas Day held at the Pakistan National Museum of Ethnology (Heritage Museum) were congregation of Christian community, Christmas cake cutting ceremony, erection of Christmas tree, distribution of sweets and gifts by Santa Claus, live folk musical performances and cultural ...

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Editorial: Mushtaq Raisani’s Plea Bargain

The Executive Board of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in a disclosure move on Wednesday accepted the plea bargain request of more than Rs2 billion of Balochistan Finance Secretary Mushtaq Ahmad Raisani and Sohail Majeed Shah, the contractor and front man of Mir Khalid Khan Langov, ex-adviser to CM Balochistan for Finance. In line with a press release issued by NAB ...

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