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Balochistan govt join hands with WWF for environmental conservation

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Government of Balochistan entered a memorandum of understanding (MoU) World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) and the Planning and Development Department) to explore future avenues of a long-term partnership in environmental conservation and sustainable development of the province. A MoU signed between both organizations on Friday to address environmental and development challenges in Balochistan; especially […]…Read More

Agreement to provide 3G services to remote areas of Balochistan signed

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article image MoITT: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar said that government was determined to promote digitalization all across the country for increasing outreach and access to financial services to people for sustainable development. The Finance Minister was speaking at the signing ceremony between Universal Service Fund (USF) and Ministry of Information Technology for laying optic fibre at Awaran and Lasbela the contract of which has been by Universal Service Fund to Pak Telecom Mobile…Read More

Its a matter of survival now Experts, Government for Improving Water Management in Balochistan; Call for Greater Focus on Implementation

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article image QUTEETA: The expert consultation on improving water governance in Balochistan organized by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and Taraqee Foundation came to a close on December 20, 2016, after extensive deliberations that centered on the need for urgency in addressing the already deteriorating water crisis in the province. Representative from the Government of Balochistan, the Ministry of Climate Change, as well as experts from the water sector and the US-…Read More

PAS regional chapter set up in Balochistan varsity

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Prof. Dr. Masoom Yasinzai, Rector IIUI/Member PAS, and Prof. Dr. Zabta Khan Shinwari, Secretary General PAS, have visited the University of Balochistan. Purpose of the visit was to formally inaugurate the Regional Chapter Office of PAS at UoB and conduct the seminar regarding the promotion of research trends in Balochistan. The province Balochistan is in desperate need to progress in science andamp; technology to accrue the compatibility…Read More

Balochistan, US varsities join hand for coop

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: US Acting Consul General Chad Peterson presided over the signing of a Balochistan Consortium University Partnership Memorandum of Agreement. The two-year "Building Bridges" partnership links the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with the University of Balochistan, Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University Quetta and Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences. The partnership will send…Read More

PAS regional chapter set up in Balochistan varsity

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Prof. Dr. Masoom Yasinzai, Rector IIUI/Member PAS, and Prof. Dr. Zabta Khan Shinwari, Secretary General PAS, have visited the University of Balochistan. Purpose of the visit was to formally inaugurate the Regional Chapter Office of PAS at UoB and conduct the seminar regarding the promotion of research trends in Balochistan. The province Balochistan is in desperate need to progress in science and technology to accrue the compatibility with current RandD scenario…Read More

Balochistan, US varsities join hand for coop

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: US Acting Consul General Chad Peterson presided over the signing of a Balochistan Consortium University Partnership Memorandum of Agreement. The two-year "Building Bridges" partnership links the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with the University of Balochistan, Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University Quetta and Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences. The…Read More

PhD holders fleeing Balochistan

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: More than 70 faculty members of Balochistan universities having PhD degrees left the province and shifted to other parts of the country in 2015 due to financial woes and security issues, says a rights watchdog. The federal and provincial governments as well as regulator of the higher education have so far failed to pay salaries to them. As many as 100 PhD faculty members are imparting education to students at various Balochistan universities. In its annual…Read More

Thirsty Balochistan needs water!

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Last week, the whole world including Pakistan observed the International Water Day. Commitments were renewed to water conservation, the key factor to sustainability and survival of life on the earth. The developed states have proved their words by achieving the goals set for proper water management. However, no tangible progress has so far been made to even draft a proper water management or conservation plan. So much so the severe droughts, devastating floods, shrinking water reservoirs…Read More

Balochistan seeks centres help for farm sector

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Balochistan has sought the federal government’s support to meet 50 per cent cost of agricultural development projects in the province. Balochistan Agriculture Minister Aslam Bizenjo raised this issued during a recently held meeting of the ministry of national food security and research in Islamabad. On the occasion, he briefed Federal Minister for National Food Security Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan on the needs for the development of agriculture in the province,…Read More