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Aghahi Awards 2018: Balochistan Point honored with two national awards

ISLAMABAD: Balochistan Point bagged two Agahi Awards in categories of reproductive health rights and human rights here on Sunday.      Yousaf Ajab Baloch and Munaj Gul Muhammad received the awards for their reports in their respective categories as journalist of the year 2018. The award ceremony was held on Sunday at Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) in Islamabad. Tanzeela ...

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Traffic accidents in Balochistan

By: Afsa Hidayat Jaam      World Health Organization (WHO) reports that average 15000-16000 people die annually due to of road accidents. It is also a fact that the people loss their loved ones due to large number of traffic accidents in Balochistan.   Nowadays the most depressing issue that travelers are facing is spreading incidents of road accidents on 700-kilometre-long ...

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Governor Balochistan terms corruption as  economic terrorism

QUETTA: Governor Balochistan has termed corruption as economic terrorism economic terrorism. He has said that present government gives priority to end corruption and all corrupt elements would be brought to justice. He expressed these views while addressing a function held in connection with celebrating Anti-Corruption Day at a local hotel on Thursday. a large number of students of different Universities, ...

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Oxfam Hosts Policy Dialogue on Women’s Mobility and Economic Empowerment

ISLAMABAD:  As part of Oxfam’s international 16 days of activism campaign against gender-based violence, a policy dialogue ‘Free from Fear: Women’s Mobility and Economic Empowerment’ was held at the Serena hotel. The campaign raises awareness about gender-based violence on local, national, and international levels between November 25th, the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women – December 10th, Human ...

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KHUZDAR: Transparency and citizens’ participation in budget making process found lacking at district level in Baluchistan

KHUZDAR: Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) has revealed in its study that Budget Call letters delayed, budget time line is not followed properly and none of the 20 surveyed districts have involved the general public and the stakeholders in budget making. According to the ‘Study of Budget Making Process at District Level in Baluchistan, only 4 districts issued ...

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خضدار: ضلعی سطع پر بجٹ سازی کے حوالے سے ورکشاپ کا اہتمام 

خضدار: سینٹر فار پیس اینڈ ڈیویلپمنٹ انیشییٹوز (سی پی ڈی آئی) کی طرف سے آغاز کردہ مطالعاتی جائزے کے مطابق سروے میں شامل 20 اضلاع میں سے کسی بھی ضلعی حکومت نے بجٹ کی تشکیل کے دوران عوام اور متعلقہ افراد (سٹیک ہولڈر) کی شمولیت کو یقینی نہیں بنایاگیا۔ بجٹ کال لیٹر تاخیر سے جاری کئے گئے اور بجٹ کی ...

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Business Gala held in Turbt University, Gwadar Campus

By: Barkat Ullah Baloch GWADAR: A business gala was organized at the Turbat University Gwadar Campus. The entry for the first day of this gala was open to males whereas for the second day it was open to females.  The business gala attracted a lot of people from city along with the students from different colleges and universities. There were ...

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This year AGAHI Awards to celebrate dignity for all

ISLAMABAD: This year’s AGAHl Awards ceremony to be held on the International Anti-Corruption Day December 9, 2018; recognizing the efforts of journalists and the media community. This year AGAHI Awards is celebrating dignity for all. AGAHI and Mishal in collaboration with multiple stakeholders have jointly nominated national and international leading opinion-makers, development experts, media gurus and knowledge professionals to be ...

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It is need of the hour to take every child to school in Balochistan

By: Zeeshan Nasir Balochistan is counted to be one of the most lagged behind provinces of Pakistan in terms of Education, healthcare, human rights. The state of education in Balochistan has always been a gamble between our politicians, with low literacy rates and a lack of access to schools. According to reports by the Provincial Education Commission that there are ...

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Editorial: HIV-AIDS in Balochistan

The 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day is being marked on today on  December 1, 2018. World AIDS Day originated at the 1988 World Summit of Ministers of Health on Programmes for AIDS Prevention. Since then, it is organized every year by United Nations agencies, governments and civil society. Since 1988, a remarkable progress can be witnessed that today millions ...

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