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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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International Volunteers Days Celebrated in Quetta

Yahya Sahil Reki Quetta: International Volunteers Day was established by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly on 17 December 1985. Since then, governments, the UN system and civil society organizations have successfullu joined volunteers around the world to celebrate the day on 5th December. Chanan Development Association (CDA) celebrated International Volunteers Day 2015 with the Volunteers in University of Balochistan Quetta. ...

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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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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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PML-N Responsible for Criticism on CPEC by Balochistan and KP

Adnan Aamir China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is facing mounting criticism with each passing day. Not a day goes by when politicians from Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) do not criticize the federal government for using CPEC to benefit Punjab only. CPEC, which was supposed to be a game changer, has become controversial because of the way the ruling party PML-N ...

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Zahid Askani: An Oasis in Desertous Peninsula of Gwadar

Mariyam Suleman Baloch Taking a stand in a remote community of fishermen is never undemanding where proper education system is merely a dream, the multinational language of English seems something unapproachable, the concept of co-education is unwelcomed and rational thoughts are socially restricted. Often in such situations few self-driven individuals dare to initiate journeys overflowing with challenges and turbulences to ...

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities Celebrated in Quetta

Adnan Aamir Quetta – International day of persons with disabilities was celebrated by Quetta Online group of volunteers, on Thursday. Quetta Online with support of Dost organization, Host organization and TSO celebrated the day by arranging a program with title of “Break Barriers, Open Door” in Boy’s Scouts Association Hall in Quetta. United Nations has designated December 3rd as International ...

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Refusal Case: 25-Month Child Discovered with Crippling Polio Disease

Quetta – A new case of crippling polio virus was confirmed in a 25-month-old boy in Quetta’s eastern Bypass on Thursday, confirmed Dr. Syed Saif Ur Rehman, Coordinator Emergency Operation Center (EOC) Balochistan. The total number of cases reached to five in Quetta while 7 in whole Balochistan during the year of 2015. The child is identified as Rab Nawaz ...

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