Search Results for: Staff Reporter

Young Journalists from Balochistan win Agahi Awards 2017 in their respective categories

ISLAMABAD: Three young journalists from Balochistan received Agahi Awards 2017 as journalists were recognised for their work in more than 40 categories. Yousaf Ajab Baloch, founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Balochistan Point received award as the best journalists of the year  2017 in category of Anti-corruption, whereas Murtza Zaib Zehri  was awarded  in category of Competitiveness and Zareef Baloch from ...

Read More »

Balochistan Freedom of Information Act 2005 termed as the weakest law in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) has urged the Balochistan government to replace freedom of information Act 2005 with an effective and robust right to information law. Out of four provinces, Balochistan has the weakest right to information law. Executive Director, CPDI, Amer Ejaz, said on Monday “Like provincial governments of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Sindh, federal government ...

Read More »

Gwadar: Prime Minister performs groundbreaking of Eastbay Expressway

GWADAR: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that the fifteen billion rupees project will provide a vital link from Gwadar to the Makran Coastal Highway. He said this on Wednesday whiling performing the ground breaking of Eastbay expressway in Gwadar. He said that the expressway would be completed in the stipulated period. The Prime Minister expressed the confidence that ...

Read More »

Expelled Baloch students restored, VC & ASA step back

ISLAMABAD: Expelled Baloch students of Quaid i Azam University Islamabad have been restored after long one month long and hunger strike till death. According to the details Quaid i Azam University Islamabad administration has decided to restore the expelled students. The decision was taken in a meeting held today between Voice chancellor, ASA, federal education minister and other officials in ...

Read More »

Nutrition Cell Balochistan to conduct National Nutrition Survey 2017-18

QUETTA: National Nutrition Survey (NNS) 2017-18 is going to be conducted by National Nutrition Wing, Ministry of National Health Services Regulation with technical support of UNICEF and Nutrition Cell Balochistan. This was shared in1st Provincial Technical Committee Meeting on NNS 2017–18 , held today on November 7th, 2017. For proper management of this survey, at National level the steering committee ...

Read More »

Speakers Highlight Importance Of Technical & Vocational Training For Socio Economic Growth of Balochistan

QUETTA: The Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector is significant for Balochistan in order to achieve socio economic growth along with providing better employment opportunities among young population. This importance was highlighted during a media sensitization session organized at technical training institute Sarki road by the Balochistan Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority. BTEVTA is carrying out reform ...

Read More »

UNHCR’s Project Benefited 120,000 People from water borne and vector diseases

QUETTA: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in collaboration with its implementing partner Society of Collective Interest Orientation (SOCIO-PAKISTAN) and Government of Balochistan completed the 10 months project of “Improving Health & Hygiene Status of Refugees & Host Communities in Quetta”. The key objective of the project is to bring long term improvement to the general health of ...

Read More »

National Survey Reports 3000 HIV AIDS Patients in Balochistan

 QUETTA: HIV AIDS is spreading in Balochistan at alarming rates as the number of patients has exceeded 3000 causing embarrassment among the citizens. According to the details Survey Aids Control Program has accomplished national survey on HIV AIDS in collaboration with UN and the survey has revealed that HIV AIDS patients all over the country have increased by 39000. Dr ...

Read More »

All countries should play their vital role for elimination of terrorism from this region: CM Balochistan

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri Thursday said that all countries should play their vital role for elimination of terrorism from this region. “Pakistan is a peaceful country and wants better ties with all countries particularly with its neighbours,” he added. Talking to a group of Iranian journalists who called on him at Chief Minister’s secretariat, he said ...

Read More »

People working for the welfare of humanity are always remembered in the history: CM Balochistan

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri Wednesday said that people working for the welfare of humanity were always remembered in the history. “This world is temporary, everybody has to die one day, why should not we do something beneficial to mankind within our capacity before leaving this world,” he added. Chief Minister Balochistan, was addressing to the ribbon-cutting ...

Read More »