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PPAF SUPPORTS BALOCHISTAN YOUTH SKILL DEVELOPMENT

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Islamabad: The Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) and Taraqee Foundation held a Youth Employment Balochistan: Visa Distribution Ceremony and launched the concept of “Balochistan Skills Enhancement Program” at a local hotel in Islamabad. The event was attended by eminent members of the Government of Balochistan, donor representatives, members of the National Assembly and senators. The […]

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USAID, UNDP provide training to Karachi youth

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US Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director John Groarke visited the Gul Ahmed Textile factory recently to meet young trainees learning garment manufacturing skills funded by USAID. As part of the $3 million Youth Employment Program, USAID is working with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to increase income and employment opportunities for Karachi […]

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Pemra urged to set up journalist training institute

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ISLAMABAD: A research study conducted by Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has urged Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to establish a journalist training institute to train media professionals on issues of safety and security and also to contribute towards Journalists Safety Fund. The findings of the study were shared by Dr Zafarullah at […]

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TECH TRAINING IN JAIL: TEVTA TO PROVIDE LOANS TO PRISONERS AFTER RELEASE

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Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) will provide loan amounting to Rs ten thousand to one hundred thousand to the prisoners who will impart technical training in the jail. This loan will be given to them after release from jails to start their own business so that peace, promotion and prosperity in the province […]

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Skilled manpower: TEVTA to provide training in embroidery

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LAHORE: The Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Southern Punjab Embroidery Industries, Multan, to promote training related to embroidery and handmade products. The MoU was signed at a ceremony at the TEVTA Secretariat on Sunday. TEVTA Chairperson Irfan Qaiser Sheikh said that southern Punjab was rich […]

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Over 45 scientists, academicians get training at MUET workshop

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HYDERABAD: More than 45 scientists and academicians from all around Pakistan and regional countries attended a two-week workshop jointly organised by the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) Italy (which works under the umbrella of Unesco/IAEA) and the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology. Titled “Asian Regional School”, the workshop was held on […]

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DFID assures Punjab govt of help in health, education

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LAHORE – British Department for International Development (DFID) has assured the Punjab government cooperation in health, education, skill development and other sectors. Newly appointed DFID head to Pakistan Ms Joanna Reid met Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, yesterday and promised further partnership with Punjab in the development programmes. Shahbaz Sharif on this his recent visit to […]

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Speakers urge in-house training, safety of journalists

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ISLAMABAD: Speakers on Wednesday stressed for developing in-house training facilities for media persons and a mechanism for safety of journalists to enable them to provide accurate information to general public. It was the prime responsibility of media houses as well as the government to develop a mechanism for training media persons, their safety and pay […]

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US consulate says has programmes to support journalists

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KARACHI/UMERKOT: US Consul General Brian Heath has said that US Consulate General Karachi has many programmes to support Pakistani journalists and cited US State Department funding and support for the Center for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) at the Institute of Business Administration in Karachi. This he expressed while talking to journalists during his visit to […]

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Minimising risk: Freedom Network, UNESCO give journalists safety training

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PESHAWAR: Journalists from Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas received a training session on how to remain safe while reporting for their respective national and international news organisations in the region. The two-day training—one day each for journalists of K-P and Fata—that culminated on Sunday, was held in the city by Pakistani media development organisation […]

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Sensitised : Journalists in Peshawar trained on child abuse coverage

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To sensitise the media on issues such as child abuse, the Federal Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights arranged a workshop in the city on Monday. “The idea is to impart knowledge on how to protect child rights while covering stories for the media,” said the ministry’s Deputy Director Haroonur Rehman. “Journalists in Pakistan […]

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Pemra starts training programme for its field staff

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LAHORE: As part of training, development and capacity building of field staff of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra), three day “In-House Training & Capacity Building Programme” starts at its Regional Office in Lahore from today (August 10), says a press release on Monday. Pemra has been established to regulate private electronic media in the […]

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Seminar for 150 alumni begins

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Karachi: The US Department of State and the International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ) launched a training seminar for 150 alumni of the US-Pakistan Professional Partnership in Journalism program on Thursday at the city campus of the the Institute for Business Administration (IBA). US Consul General Karachi Brian Heath opened at the new Centre for Excellence […]

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Three-month ‘Development Journalism’ training course organised

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The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC), University of Peshawar organized a three-month training course on Development journalism in collaboration with local and foreign donor’s organisations. The three month certification course is a joint venture of the University of Peshawar and FATA Development Programme, which is commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic […]

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