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Quetta: Awareness Session about US Fellowships Conducted

Quetta: Awareness Session about US Fellowships Conducted

Adnan Aamir Quetta – An awareness session was conducted in Quetta about fellowship and scholarship opportunities in USA for people of Balochistan, on Sunday. Staff from U.S. Consulate General Karachi, under the auspices of Pak-US Alumni Network (PUAN) – Quetta Chapter, conducted the awareness session. Sarah Alam, Cultural Affairs Specialist U.S. Consulate General Karachi, delivered the main speech in the ...

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Private Education Bill will be Redrafted, Says Saboor Kakar

Private Education Bill will be Redrafted, Says Saboor Kakar

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Secretary Education Government of Balochistan, Abdul Saboor Kakar, has said that private education regulatory bill will be redrafted to remove controversial elements from it. In October this year, Private Educational Institution Registration and Regulation Authority Act, 2015 was passed by Balochistan Assembly. Reportedly, bill was passed without any review in standing committees and discussion in Balochistan ...

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An Open Letter to HEC

An Open Letter to HEC

Shahdad Baloch It is not the only time in this country when the young and talented students face problems attaining their due rights. A similar case can be witnessed in the Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology (BEUT) Khuzdar. Sayed Mohammad, child of a poor family, got distinction throughout his academic career including a position among top-twenty students of Balochistan ...

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NTS Recruitment Tests Fiasco

NTS Recruitment Tests Fiasco

Adnan Aamir When the current government of Balochistan assumed power there were thousands of vacancies in the education department. In order to fill those vacancies, the government decided to outsource the recruitment testing phase to a third party called National Testing Service (NTS). Applications for recruitment tests on over 4,000 vacancies of teachers were announced in December last year. 11 ...

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Deception in the Name of ‘Education Emergency’ Continues in Balochistan

Deception in the Name of ‘Education Emergency’ Continues in Balochistan

Adnan Aamir The incumbent Balochistan government imposed education emergency in the province from January 2014. The educational budget was increased to Rs 42 billion in the last budget. However, different actions taken by government in the name of the educational emergency prove it to be nothing more than a political gimmick. Approval of Private Educational Institution Registration and Regulation Authority ...

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Schools Remain closed for Last 5 years in Tump – HRCP Kech

Schools Remain closed for Last 5 years in Tump – HRCP Kech

Shoaib Durrazai Turbat – According to a report published by Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) Kech chapter, several government schools are closed in district Kech for last 5 years. HRCP Kech chapter issued a report on educational status of Kech after surveying 41 schools in Tump locality of district Kech. Corruption is rampant and educational funds are not being ...

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Recommendations: Balochistan Education Policy

Recommendations: Balochistan Education Policy

Fateh Shah Arif First time in history of Pakistan it has been little bit realized that without stability, peace and reducing poverty in Balochistan there could not be peace and stability in overall country. This situation compels the elite class of federation to take some positive initiatives in light of regional importance for betterment of governance and restoration of confidence ...

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Letter: Schools of Turbat Without Computers

Letter: Schools of Turbat Without Computers

Turbat is a major city of Balochistan where thousands of students from nearby villages come to get education. There are more than 20 high schools in Turbat city which don’t have the facility of computers. In this modern era, computer literacy is must for progress but there is no facility available for schools students of Turbat to acquire computer literacy. ...

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Gwadar: 20,000 Announced for Degree College

Gwadar: 20,000 Announced for Degree College

Suleman Hashim Gwadar – Chairman Municipal Committee Gwadar, Abid Sohrabi announced 20,000 rupees for Syed Zahoor Shah Hashmi Degree College Gwadar during a college function conducted for welcome of new students, on Tuesday. Addressing the students, Chairman Municipal Committee emphasized, “CPEC and other mega projects will bring plentiful opportunities for the youth of Gwadar but the youth should bear in ...

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BalochTech Vision 2015 Exhibition Organized in Karachi

BalochTech Vision 2015 Exhibition Organized in Karachi

Shaoib Durrazai Information Technology (IT) has turned out to be extremely important for the success of any business organization.  In this modern age, IT education and practice is the need of the hour. However, government of Pakistan in general and government of Balochistan in particular have not taken much interest in promoting the discipline of IT. This has compelled the ...

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