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Launching Ceremony of Two Brahui Books Researched by Dr. Liaqat Sani

Quetta: A launching Ceremony of Two Brahui books researched by Dr. Liaqat Sani on ‘Modern Brahui Poetry and   literary contributions of Khalifa  Gul Muhammad Noshkiui’, was held at Balochistan University auditorium  on 9th December 2015. Mr.Javid  Iqbal , Vice Chancellor of  Balochistan University  graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Prominent  writers and poets  Dr. Shah Mhammad Marri, Muhammad Pana Baloch, Qazi ...

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Illogical Move of Handing over Hingol land to SUPARCO

 By Aziz Ejaz On November 9, 2015, Provincial Ministry for Information and Parliamentary Affairs Abdul Raheem Ziartwal chaired the Balochistan Protection of Forest and Wildlife (Amendment) Bill 2015 in the Provincial Assembly, which was passed by the legislatures without any discussion and debate over it. According to this Bill, 36.42 square kilometers of the Hingol National Park land  handed over to ...

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Corruption is Root Cause of Terrorism: Dr. Malik Baloch

Adnan Aamir Quetta: Chief Minister of Balochistan, Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch, has said that corruption is the leading cause of terrorism incidents. He made this comment while addressing a program held by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan to celebrate International Anti- corruption day, on Wednesday. 9th December has been designated by United Nations as International anti-corruption day.  Theme for this year ...

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National Education Council Condemns “Draconian” Private Education Regulation act

Adnan Aamir Quetta: National Education Council (NEC) has condemned the private education regulation act of Balochistan as a draconian law. This statement was made by Chairman NEC Syed Khalid Shah, General Secretary Abdul Hanan and Deputy Chairman Khalid Mehmood while addressing a press conference in Quetta Press Club, on Sunday. Delegation of NEC is on a special visit of Quetta to ...

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Human Rights in Balochistan: Frightful and Neglected

Tahir Zareef Balochistan is a much cherished terrain for Pakistan and foreign forces due to its natural resources such as coal, Chromites, gold, limestone, marble, natural gas and Gwadar deep sea-port. Balochistan faces various problems of worsening human rights violations, Talibanization, enforced disappearances, sectarian targeted killings, abductions for pay-off, miss management of natural resources and fatal health and education services. ...

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Students Condemn Hike of Fees in Lasbela University

Sami Parvez Uthal – Baloch Students Action Committee (BSAC) Uthal Zone has condemned the hike of fees in Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences (LUAWMS) Uthal. Students are upset as LUAWMS administration had raised the fees two times, learnt the Balochistan Point. An activist of BSAC Uthal zone, Sana Baloch told Balochistan Point that it’s a conspiracy against ...

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Two Local Leaders of National Party Killed in Grasha area of Khuzdar

KHUZDAR: Unidentified armed men shot dead two local leaders of National Party (NP) near Gresha area of Khuzdar district on Tuesday.  According to Levies sources, National Party leaders Attaullah Sajedi and Siddique Sumalani were on way to somewhere in a vehicle when unidentified  armed men  opened fire at them  and fled from the scene. As a result, they died on ...

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EU funded project for people with disabilities handed over to Balochistan

Quetta – Glad tidings for persons with disabilities in Balochistan as the province gets its first ever facility at the Orthopaedic, Prosthetic and Physiotherapy Centre (OPPC) that will provide free of cost quality prosthesis.  The existing OPPC has been upgraded and equipped with modern technology by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), funded by the European Union under the Refugee Affected ...

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Noble Laureate, Tawakkol calls on Women to Play their role for Promotion of Peace Injustice, and Freedom of Expression

By Aziz Ejaz Turbat :  The world’s  prominent Noble Laureate,Tawakkol  Abdel- Salam  Karman  has called  on the women  to play  their  protective wholehearted  role  for promotion  of peace , rule of law  and injustice, democracy and freedom of expression as well raising voice  against  corruption, crudity , injustice , ignorance and poverty.  She was addressing   the conference via video link ...

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Among the Major Issues, Traffic is the Biggest Problem of Quetta: Dr. Kaleemullah Kakar

Quetta: Dr. Kaleemullah Kakar, Mayor of Quetta, on Saturday said, “Among the major issues of Quetta, traffic is the biggest problem and we simply do not have the budget to cope with the situation.” Addressing at a seminar conducted with the title of “A Road Safety” by Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, Civil Society Balochistan and Online Quetta group of ...

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