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Letter: No library for girls in Turbat

There is no blinking at the fact that libraries have a great role leading a nation towards development and peace. Libraries the healthiest signs for the betterment of a nation but it hurts to find no any library for girls in Turbat which indicates that there is no any value of girls’ education.  We should not ignore the fact that ...

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The dismal condition of education in Balochistan

By: Noor Shah Saleem Despite of being rich with natural resources, Balochistan is ranked the poorest province of Pakistan according to a report of UNDP with 71 percent ruler poverty. On the other hand, it has the lowest literacy rate in the country which stands at 40 percent without any increase over the years.  A report of VOA (Voice of ...

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Beating the drums of war

By: Advocate Abdul Rasool syed The tension between US and Iran is escalating with each succeeding day. Drums of war have now started beating and the strategic planning to outsmart each other has taken a new and exponential momentum. Both countries seem to remain firm and unwavering on their respective stand and are not ready to step back. The ongoing ...

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Lament of a Baloch girl

By:  Gohar Hoth I have been waging a war with myself before penning down this article. A part of me wanted to share this story with Baloch. A part of me held my hand and did not allow me for writing it. I don’t know whether I have taken a right decision of sharing my thoughts or not, but I ...

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Coastal Ride: Experience the Beauty of Balochistan

By: Stella Lincoln Pakistan is ranked as the most desirable tourist destination of 2018 by Forbes’ as 1000’s of tourists made their way to explore the beauty of the land and described it as ‘Heaven on Earth’. With the mesmerizing beauty of the North, the tales of history, the hospitality of its people, each tourist had impeccable time. In 2019, ...

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National University of Modern Languages and DBTV inked a memorandum of understanding

ISLAMABAD: National University of Modern Languages (NUML) and Digital Broadcast Television (DBTV) have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote mobile journalism and provide trainings in field of media. On the occasion, Head of Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Dr. Khalid Sultan termed the MoU as a new chapter of cooperation between the two sides and said that ...

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PPHI – Balochistan & its Monitoring Mechanism

By: Muhammad Jahangir Zehri PPHI – Balochistan, a pilot project initially started in 03 Districts of the Province namely Quetta, Pishin & Mastung through a public private partnership between Government of Balochistan & Balochistan Rural Support Program (BRSP) with objectives to serve the poor masses in terms of primary healthcare facilities at their door step. PPHI is registered on August ...

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All Balochistan 2nd Kick Boxing Championship held in Quetta

By: Rafiullah Mandokhail QUETTA: All Balochistan 2nd Kickboxing Championship 2019 concluded with an impressive ceremony held in the provincial capital Quetta. The championship was organized by Balochistan Kickboxing Association, where 230 kick boxers from twelve districts across Balochistan including Quetta, Zhob, Pishin, Bolan, Mastung, Ziarat, Loralai, Sibbi, Naseerabad, Killa Abdullah, Noshki and Harnai participated in the 12kg weight category competitions. ...

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 Government must take serious action to ensure the participation of persons with disabilities in the electoral process: CPDI

 QUETTA: Center for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI), Islamabad organized a round-table conference with the disabled persons and their organizations where the issues of disables and their solutions were discussed in detail. During the discussions following demands were made and were unanimously agreed that government needs to take some concrete steps towards the resolution of their issues. Government should Ensure ...

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Civil Society demands concrete steps for democratic inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

QUETTA: Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) organized a seminar here in Quetta on electoral and political rights of persons with disabilities. The stakeholders discussed in detail the issues surrounding disability and inclusion of PWDs. Mohammad Asif Provincial Coordinator CPDI started the session by recitation of Holly Quran, he welcome the participants the handed over the floor to Mr. ...

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