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Early completion of Balochistan varsities’ uplift projects ordered

THE NEWSPAPER'S STAFF CORRESPONDENT QUETTA: Balochistan Governor Aman­ullah Khan Yasinzai has ordered the directors of development projects going on in the universities across the province to complete them without delay. While presiding over a meeting to review the ongoing development projects under the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in all public sector universities of the province at Governor House on Wednesday, he said no delay or negligence on the quality of work would be tolerated. Vice Chancellor of Bolan Medical University Prof Dr Naqibullah Achakzai, Director General Monitoring of HEC Noor Amana, HEC representative Syed Naveed Shah, Principal Secretary to the Governor Shahnawaz Ali, Additional Secretary of the Governor Secretariat Nadeem Samalani and the project directors attended the meeting. Ms Amana informed the meeting that 19 development projects at 14 campuses of nine public sector universities in Balochistan, which had been included in the Federal Public Sector De

Disinformation in the name of the ‘fight against disinformation’

By   SADF  - 9 March, 2021 DOI: 10.48251/SADF.ISSN.2406-5625.PB.11 0 65  DOWNLOAD PDF SADF The case of ‘EU DisinfoLab’ Table of contents Abstract EU DisinfoLab: a disinformation tool The Disinfo Lab sprawl The Islamist hidden link Freedom of expression Modern disinformation strategies Recommendations References Correspondence   Keywords: Disinformation, disinfolab, google, twitter, islamist, iran, Benalla, US, Soros, crosscheck.     Abstract This policy brief comes in the wake of a vicious attack to SADF made by EU DisinfoLab, an attack we responded in a  letter this organisation agreed to publish  in its website where we protested the ‘unfounded accusations and false allegations contained in the publications in question – ironically originating from an association claiming to counter disinformation and to make deep investigations.’ The authors of this piece failed to quote even a single line from any of our work. The piece more generally speaking was void of any su