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Gwadar: PUAN Conducts Tech Camp to Empower Girls in Balochistan

By: Mariyam Suleman Gwadar: The Pakistan US Alumni Network Chapter Gwadar (PUAN-Gwadar) conducted a youth tech camp in the newly formed Government Girls Degree College Gwadar to Empower Girls through Technology this Wednesday. The main idea behind the day-long extensive workshop was not only to introduce the positive use of technology but to provide an opportunity for the girls to ...

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YES Alumni Celebrate the Power of Women in University of Karachi

Mariyam  Suleman  Baloch Karachi: YES (Youth Exchange and Study) Alumni celebrated “The Power of Women” as part of International Women’s Day celebrations in University of Karachi  this Friday during one-day extensive workshop. The participants had the opportunity to discuss persisting issues of women in restricted societies and various strategies that may help  reduce the issues if not end them at ...

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Cultural Walk and Seminar on Baloch Culture and Civilization held in University of Karachi

Mariyam Suleman Karachi: Baloch Student Education Organization (BSEO) held Culture Day celebrations in University of Karachi this Thursday that began with Cultural Walk from Mahmood Hussain Library leading to a seminar on “Baloch Culture and Civilization” in the Arts Auditorium. The event was attended by hundreds of students and faculty members. Deliberately focused on the rich civilization of Balochistan and ...

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Gwadar: RCDC Continues the Legacy with Third Annual Book Fair

Mariyam Suleman The Annual Book Fair of Gwadar will be held in Rural Community Development Council Building Gwadar (RCDC)from 11th to 14th of February 2016. Intended to expand the educational, cultural, artistic and literary horizon, the fair will bring together intellectuals and like-minded people from around the country to inspire the attendees from diverse vicinities . RCDC is a social ...

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Quetta Online: Driving Change through Youth of Balochistan

Mariyam Suleman At the height of all sorts of crisis in the Balochistan, youth drive change making positive use of internet. In 2009, Zia Khan a resident of Quetta, 29 back then mobilized youth through social media setting incomparable examples of community service not only for his underdeveloped home province but for the entire region. Driven by self-motivation, he first ...

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Gwadar Port Free Zone Land Handed Over to China on a 43-Year Lease

Mariyam Suleman Gwadar – Gwadar port free zone land was handed over to China Overseas Ports Holding Company Ltd (COPHCL) on a 43-year lease during the formal handover ceremony conducted in Gwadar, on Wednesday. Being  part of the China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC), the ceremony was mainly conducted for three important undertakings; Handing-taking over Gwadar port free zone land, Framework Agreement ...

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Deprived Girls Of The Resource-Rich Province

Mariyam Mohammed Suleman “I raise my voice not so that I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard.” Malala’s words often enlighten a hope for the deprived yet courageous girls around the world. Today, we find three different reactions on birth of a girl child around the globe; the first type of reaction is when ...

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The Great Shift of Balochistan

Mariyam Mohammed Suleman Walking on the wet sand of the West bay of Gwadar with friends on a Sunday morning in 2006, 11 year-old Sammi, as a new 6th grader, was sharing her excitement for her new class with her friends. All of a sudden she heard screams of people and saw lots of men with resentment coming out of ...

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Attack on Hamid Mir: A Threat to Press freedom

By Mariyam Mohammed Suleman  Once I had an opportunity to visit “Newseum” the Museum of news in Washington DC. There were numerous things to explore, to know and to learn as a student but among all the other interesting objects there, one thing caught my attention “The World Press Freedom Wall”. I was mystified and confused with those colors which ...

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Chief Minister raises Fishermen’s expectations in Gwadar

By Mariyam Mohammed Suleman  The two-day visit of Gwadar this week by the Chief Minister of Balochistan Dr Adbul Malik Baloch, brought a lot of expectations for the suffering inhabitants of the region. Specifically for the fishermen who have been troubled with the issue of the illegal trawlers from Sindh for over ten years now. However the previous dictator as ...

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