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Balochistan: Female educationist forcibly evicted from her house

BALOCHISTAN: The Pakistani police have forcibly evicted a female educationist from her house on Sunday in the city of Quetta – the capital of Balochistan.

Sources reported that the police raided the house of Prof. Dr Shagufta Iqbal in her absence and tried to arrest her son. The police barged into her house without any search warrant and threatened her children before throwing her belongings outside.

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Quake deprives at least 10,000 children from schooling in Awaran

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by Syed Ali Shah

BALOCHISTAN: A powerful earthquake that hit Balochistan’s Awaran district last week has deprived more than 10,000 students from schooling, an official of UNICEF revealed Friday.

Sanaullah Khan Panezai, the Education Chief of UNICEF told Dawn.com that 191 girls and boys schools were razed to ground in the aftermath of a strong earthquake that struck Awaran, sparsely populated and the most backward district of Balochistan.
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615 schools closed in Balochistan

615-schools-closed-in-balochistanQUETTA: Over 600 schools set up in Balochistan under a presidential ordinance have been closed and services of 684 teachers terminated.

Under the ordinance, a National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) was established in 2002 which set up 615 schools and hired 684 teachers in Balochistan to educate over 4,600 students in those schools.
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Baloch Students Action Committee protest against open merit in IT University

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