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Ordinary Baloch: Pawns on the chessboard! 

Ordinary Baloch: Pawns on the chessboard! 

By:  Masood Hameed Baloch A general hype goes everywhere in Media and to public that Baloch society is more notorious for its tribal and Sardari system. Commonly people label it as tribal mindsets and Baloch politics is always obsessed with the influence of Sardars & Nawabs. Few of  the Sardar-turned- nationalists earned good stature & popularity among their people, but ...

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Lok Virsa hosts a cultural capacity enhancement symposium

Lok Virsa hosts a cultural capacity enhancement symposium

ISLAMABAD:  The National Institute of Folk & Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa), in collaboration with Smithsonian Institution, USA and Interactive Resource Centre (IRC) conducts the first ever “Greatness in Diversity” Festival in Pakistan.  The cultural/curatorial capacity enhancement conference was held in Islamabad on Wednesday 5th of April, 2017. The format was that of a full-day symposium aimed at opinion makers and ...

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Revamping the Agriculture Sector

Revamping the Agriculture Sector

 By: Najeebullah Khan Tareen In the agrarian society of Pakistan, the agriculture sector is indispensable economic sector of our economy. Significance of this sector is myriad as it provides food for populace, raw material for industrial sector and integral contribution to export of Pakistan.  The Foreign Exchange which is earned from this sector is 43% of total exports of Pakistan. It also ...

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Provincial Task force constituted for controlling Chikungunya at Gwadar

Provincial Task force constituted for controlling Chikungunya at Gwadar

By: Staff Reporter QUETTA: In the recent outbreak of Chikungunya in the coastal belts and the adjoin areas of Balochistan Secretary Health Mr. Asmat Ullah Kakar has constituted a provincial task force with the Director General Health Balochistan Dr. Masood Qadir Nosherwani as a Chair and Provincial Coordinator Malaria Control Programme as Coordinator, having clear TORs for coordination and implementation of ...

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Crossover Targets USD 20 Million Jobs for Pakistan

Crossover Targets USD 20 Million Jobs for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: During the first National freelancing convention held under the auspices of Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) here today, a unique initiative jointly organized by the PITB and Crossover, participated by more than 500 applicants through highly gamified and competitive process of three rounds, finished with a technical interview for on the spot job offer hired 50 senior technical talents in a ...

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Hurdles in Pak-Afghan relation

Hurdles in Pak-Afghan relation

By: Sardar Ali Bacha In the wake of the attacks within Pakistan escalated more tension between Pakistan and Afghanistan relation. Pakistan has given Afghanistan a list of over 70 wanted extremist elements. Almost the group linked to the bombings in Pakistan, Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, is an outgrowth of the Pakistani Taliban, which was driven into Afghanistan by a massive Pakistan army operation ...

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Impacts of Census on Balochistan discussed at University of Karachi

Impacts of Census on Balochistan discussed at University of Karachi

By: Zafar Musyani KARACHI: Census in Balochistan would, most probably, change the demographic landscape of the province, because it would leave the Baloch population far behind in numbers than the last census, nineteen years ago, said Mumtaz Sajidi. Sajidi is a student of International Relations at University of Karachi. He said this while delivering a lecture themed as “The impacts ...

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Balochistan govt is utilizing available resources for promotion of agriculture in province

Balochistan govt is utilizing available resources for promotion of agriculture in province

QUETTA: Balochistan government is utilizing all available resources for promotion of agriculture sector in the province. In an interview, The Director General Water wing Agriculture Department Balochistan Abdul Wahab Kakar told our correspondent Aftab Sherazi that various projects have been approved in agriculture sector. He said different small scale irrigation schemes would be constructed in different districts of Balochistan.  He ...

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Senior journalists commit to improve standards of journalism

Senior journalists commit to improve standards of journalism

 ISLAMABAD: Senior journalists from leading media organisations have committed today to improving the standards of Pakistani journalism in a train-the-trainers session organised by the British High Commission and managed by Mishal Pakistan. Participating journalists will carry out training and mentoring sessions for entry-level journalists across ten cities in Pakistan to encourage fellow journalists to conduct fair, impartial, balanced and ethical ...

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