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Letter: School in Dandar has remained closed for 6 months

Dandar an arean in Hoshab of district Kech is lagging behind in the educational field. The high school in Dandar does not have enough teachers and had remained closed for the last six months. Above all, the higher classes such as the matriculation (10th or 9th) are completely closed, the students are facing difficulties to continue their course books and hence ...

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Letter: Shortage of teachers in Girls Primary School Absor

The government girls primary school Absor does not have the required number of teachers and hence the educational activities are suffering badly. In the presence of subjects like mathematics and Arabic, there should have been their teachers but there no single mathematics and Arabic teachers in the school, hence the students have nothing to do during these two classes and ...

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Letter: Agriculture in Pakistan

Pakistan, which is amongst the countries whose economy is dependent on agriculture. But unfortunately, we don’t see government and other organizations improving the agricultural system. As they are not providing good facilities to poor farmers who do not have required resources such as fertilizers and so on. However, they are not necessarily assisted by the government and the agriculture department. ...

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Kapesi: The hidden beach of Gwadar

By: Suleman Hashim Kapesi Beach in Gwadar is a gem of a place for tourists. The sight of setting sun is mesmerizing here. It’s a unique place for visitors and people from all over Pakistan come here with their families to enjoy its natural beauty. It’s a blissful refuge from the routine burdens of life. People start gathering here in ...

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Punjgur: The govt school which opens  after a decade

By: Rafeeq Chaakar The Govt Middle School in Diz Prom, located 100 km away from Punjgur city, has re-opened after remaining closed due to militants threats for more than a decade reviving the hopes and dreams of many local children. There is only one middle school in the area for the education of local children. Pak Voices talked to Afzal ...

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CEJ, CCPP award journalists for excellence in rights-based reporting

KARACHI: The Centre for Excellence in Journalism at the Institute of Business Administration (CEJ-IBA), Karachi and Center for Communication Programs Pakistan (CCPP) in partnership with Palladium Pakistan organised the Award for Excellence in Journalism “Lab Azad” on Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017. Twelve journalists received the awards in rights based reporting for news stories published between July 1, 2016 and June ...

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Letter: Quetta attack

The bloodshed in Quetta continues. The attack on Church has disturbed the celebration of Christian on 26 December. Suicide bombing of two terrorists lead to 9 causalities and left above 50 injured. However, the law enforcement authorities’ activeness protected the province from a huge loss as 400 people were present at the time. Such incidents are becoming common in Quetta as ...

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Parliamentarians vow to end Violence Against Women

ISLAMABAD:  A dialogue between Parliamentarians and Civil Society on the Status of Women Protection Laws was organised by Oxfam in collaboration with Women’s Parliamentary Caucus (WPC), Bedari and Pakistan Institute of Parliamentary Studies (PIPS). The event hosted many notable women leaders including Senator Seher Kamran, MNA Tahira Aurangzeb, Speaker Balochistan Assembly Rahila Hameed Khan, MNA SuriyaAsghar, MPA Sindh Assembly Rana ...

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Quetta: 9 killed, 55 injured in blast, gun attack on Church

QUETTA: At least nine people, including a woman, were killed in a blast and 55 others injured at a Catholic church in Quetta’s Zarghoon Road on Sunday afternoon. According to Quetta Deputy Commissioner Farukh Atiq, at least Nine people lost their lives and 55 others injured in the attack on the church. Home Minister Balochistan Sarfaraz talking to the media ...

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Pakistan denies China’s funding halt for CPEC projects

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday refuted reports that Beijing had halted payments on some of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects in the country. Foreign Office Spokesperson Muhammad Faisal at a briefing said there was no news from Beijing that the Chinese government was halting funding for any of the projects, adding that execution of payments takes place in a specific ...

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