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Food insecurity in Balochistan

By: Sana Samad   It has been long time that Balochistan is suffering from food insecurity problem. The Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) provided a data which estimates that 30 out of 32 districts of the province are food insecure which has been alarming issue. Shockingly, only two districts including Quetta and Jaffarabad have food security in the entire province. Most ...

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Requisites of the welfare state

By: Abdul Rasool Syed Khan’s relentless struggle ultimately culminated in his swearing in as the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan. He achieved what he strived and dreamt of, and now he is the leader of the 220 million people of Pakistan. He is the hope of the nation and a glowing beacon against the forces of darkness. Cometh the hour, ...

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BAP: Another chapter of politics in Balochistan

By: Jaffar Mastoi The newly established Balochistan Awami Party has secured so much popularity not only in Balochistan but also in entire Pakistan. This constitutional political party was established by dissidents of PML (N) and PML (Q) leaders. These old icons have not made any remarkable steps in the past for Balochistan despite being in government. It is surprising that ...

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Our vision is to develop Balochistan as par with other provinces:  Jam Kamal

 QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal has said that their vision is to develop Balochistan as par with other provinces.  He expressed these views on Tuesday while talking to Deputy Speaker National Assembly Qasim Khan Suri, who was called on him here. They discussed different political and official issues in the meeting. The CM Balochistan said that development of Quetta ...

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MBBS final year students’ hunger strike till death

QUETTA: MBBS final year students of session 2012-13 have sat in a hunger camp till death in front of the BMC College, demanding from the college administration and professor to have looked at the result that was announced on 8 August. Final year students, Younis Elahi and Farhad Karim who are on a hunger strike till death while taking to ...

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The color of stars: Ali Baksh Dad’s educational documentary

By: Uziar Nizar Baloch In a recent research conducted by Alf-Ailan, it has been studied that 70% children cannot go to school in Balochistan and among 12000 schools some 7000 schools are closed, some have been military camps and some have been  destroyed and have not been rebuilt. The documentary “The color of stars” has been filmed on one of ...

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ZHOB: 72nd Independence Day celebrated with national fervour, exuberance

By: Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: Like elsewhere in the country, the 72nd Independence Day of Pakistan was celebrated with commemorative ceremonies across the bordering district. The Day was celebrated in both Zhob and Sherani districts with national fervour and exuberance. A flag hoisting event held at Levies headquarters and DPO office Zhob. Deputy Commissioner Shabir Mengal hoisted the national flag at ...

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گوادر سمیت بلوچستان کی ترقی کیلئے اقدامات کئے جارہے ہیں لوگوں کو پینے کے صاف پانی کی فراہمی ، صحت، تعلیم اور سماجی ترقی کے منصوبے حکومت کی اولین ترجیحات میں شامل ہیں:چیف سیکرٹری بلوچستان

گوادر: چیف سیکرٹری بلوچستان ڈاکٹر اختر نذیر نے کہا ہے کہ گوادر سمیت بلوچستان کی ترقی کیلئے اقدامات کئے جارہے ہیں لوگوں کو پینے کے صاف پانی کی فراہمی ، صحت، تعلیم اور سماجی ترقی کے منصوبے حکومت کی اولین ترجیحات میں شامل ہیں ان خیالات کا ا ظہار ر انہوں نے موڈ ڈیم، شادی کور ڈیم کارواٹ ڈی سیلینیشن ...

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ECP issues notification of successful members’ notifications on reserved seats

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan has issued notifications of successful members of National and Provincial Assemblies on reserved seats for women and minorities. The notification has been issued for 60 women and 10 minority members of National Assembly. The notifications have also been issued for 66 women and 8 minority members in Punjab, 29 women and 9 minority members in ...

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Balochistan Assembly session convened on 13th August

QUETTA: The inaugural session of the provincial assembly has been called on August 13 when newly elected MPAs will take the oath of their office.   According to the provincial assembly’s secretary, the session of the Balochistan Assembly will start at 11:00am. The allied parties in the future government  include  Balochistan Awami Party (BAP), Awami National Party (ANP), Pak­istan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Hazara ...

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