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Dry spell causes dust allergy, affects wheat crop in rain-fed areas

By: Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: Despite the fact that district Zhob falls in the rainy ‘monsoon’ range yet the area has not received rain since long time. The prolonged dry spell and weather change have led to a significant increase in dust allergy, cough, chest and throat infections, especially among the infants. Both the public and private hospitals are seen packed ...

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Front-line anti-polio workers render more, receive less; says N-Stop Officer

By: Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: “Polio campaigners administering anti-polio drops to children are facing hardships fighting the crippling disease, but they are receiving less incentive,” said N-Stop Officer Dr. Muhammad Amin, who also supervises the District Polio Control Room (DPCR) in the district. Despite all challenges face by frontline anti-polio workers including cultural bearers, long distances, scattered population and lack of ...

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Balochistan will not give ownership rights of Gwadar’s land to private conglomerates: CM Balochistan

QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan has said that Balochistan government will not give ownership rights of Gwadar’s land to the private companies, rather it would be leased out. Balochistan Chief Minister stated these views in his media talk after return from China’s visit. He said that the minerals of the province belonged to its people and no agreement ...

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  Sindh Musical Night held at Lok Virsa in Lok Mela

Islamabad:  Culture pavilions of different provinces are the major attractions of the Lok Mela organized by the Lok Virsa, with Sindh displaying the rich culture and traditional architecture of the land of Sufi saints. Sindh pavilion was a Centre of interest for the people who thronged the venue to have a glimpse at the cultural heritage of different regions of ...

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Ahmed Umer: the reborn revolution

By: Ali Jan Maqsood My visit to Balochistan Academy Turbat made me meet one of the most admired short story writers of Balochi literature, Ahmed Umer. He was different, from my point of view, from the rest of the members of the literary society. As I had already read his only short story book “Murg Dahim ha Baal kanant (The ...

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Killa Saifullah: Frontier Corps KSF Scout holds free medical camp                      

By: Rafiullah Mandokhail KILLA SAIFULLAH: As a goodwill gesture to provide health services to marginalized communities at their doorstep, Frontier Corps Balochistan Killa Scout set up a day-long free medical camp in far-flung Ferozi Kaan area of the district. On the special directives of Inspector General Frontier Corps Major General Nadeem Ahmed Anjum, supervised by Commandant KSF Scout, FC Medical ...

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GetNow.pk Team Announces to Launch November Shopping Mela!

There’s great great news for all you shopaholics out there! Getnow.pk has announced the November Mega Sale that is the biggest current discount offer in town. Yes, the month is already known for bringing the best shopping festival of the year- the Black Friday, but Getnow.pk is taking it even a step further. The early November sale is already live ...

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Tangible measures needed to resolve problems in Kalat city

By: Waqar Ahmed Shahwani                          Kalat is a historical city of district Kalat. It dates back more than 2000 years. It is known as the thrown of Balochistan. It lies to the west of Provisional capital of Quetta. Fortunately, Kalat city has the privilege to hold the palace of khan of Kalat. Indeed, this is the place where the agreement ...

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The collection of decade-old political ‘Pashto’ mag launched                     

 By: Rafiullah Mandokhail  ZHOB: The launching ceremony of the historical and political book ‘Pashto’ held at district assembly hall here. Veteran politician and member of the Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party central committee Molvi Sultan Kharoti presided over the launching event. A large number of political activists, writers, intellectuals, poets and people from different walks of life attended the ceremony. The ...

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ZHOB: Inspection team visits school, appreciates school performance

By: Rafiullah Mandokhail  ZHOB: In order to evaluate the academic performance of students, learning environment, cleanliness conditions, discipline and other facilities at a private sector school, an inspection team comprising subject specialists and senior teachers from different educational institutions visited The Ali Khan high school here. The team comprising lecturer Degree college Umer Khan, lecturer Muhammad Yousaf, Principal Government high ...

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