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NAB Chairman directs probe against Minister Ubaidullah Jan Babat

QUETTA: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (r) Javeed Iqbal on Thursday directed Director General Balochistan NAB to start investigation against Balochistan’s Provincial Minister for Forest Ubaidullah Jan Babat for having assets beyond his sources. The minister has properties of around Rs130 million in Dubai and Karachi, two Bungalows in Multan, one bungalow in Quetta and petrol pump in DG Khan worth Rs75 ...

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Gwadar’s growing water war

By: Mariyam Suleman The heart of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) struggles with thirst after years of chronic water shortages and soaring rates of water-borne diseases. As the regional hub of global trade network enters a new phase of development, more people, and on-going construction work are using up the scant water supply. Due to a shortage of clean water, one ...

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Free coaching classes for Metric students in district Kalat will be result oriented: DEO Kalat

KALAT: Free coaching classes for metric students have commenced in district Kalat for male and female candidates and they will be result oriented. The students will be given complete guidance throughout their exams preparation. These views were expressed by District Education Officer Kalat  Sher Ahmed Sumalani on Wednesday here in Kalat. Talking to the Balochistan Point Mr. Sher Ahmed said: ...

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Letter: TB in Baluchistan 

Tuberculosis is becoming a serious threat in Baluchistan, and it is one of the fatal disease and hardly affecting the people. Moreover, 20000 new cases of TB have been reported in Baluchistan. According to experts most of the patients came from the far flung areas of provinces and border regions and mostly the patient are from villages. Due to lack ...

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No-confidence resolution submited against Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri

QUETTA– Members of Balochistan assembly submitted a no-confidence motion against the Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri on Tuesday. The motion was signed by a total of 14 lawmakers and was submitted by Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo and Syed Agha Raza. According to the parliamentarians, the motion of no-confidence is submitted as per “Article 136 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of ...

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Project Launched on ‘Strengthening Women’s Participation in Democratic Governance in Pakistan’

KHUZDAR:  There are 33% of seats are reserved in local government and 17% in provincial assemblies and national assemblies which are significant legislation has been passed in Pakistan that gave the legal rights to women to participate in political and electoral processes. Instead of this tremendous progress, there are still 11.7 million more men on the electoral role than women. ...

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The dismal education system in Balochistan

By: Mehlab Kashani Balochistan is considered as the least developed province of Pakistan, despite being the largest province in terms of area. It is not only least developed in educational sector but in every walk of life .It is both socially and economically not developed. The literacy rate in Balochistan is low. The quality of education is seemed totally destroyed ...

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Social Media Ethics

By:  Masmoom Shahwani Advancements in science and technology have been blessings for men in more ways than one. They have helped shrink space and save time by improving means of communication and transportation. However, every new system, advancement or invention that has to do something with human activity has to conform with the standards of right and wrong. It is, ...

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Noshki: BNPMC Team conducts seminar on “Mother and Child Nutrition”

By: Saeed Yousuf NOSHKI: Programme Manager Balochistan Nutrition Program Dr. Ali Nasir Bugti  has said that Balochistan Government under the dynamic visionary leadership of Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sana Ullah Khan Zehri, and Minister Health Mir Rehmat Saleh Baloch with guidance of Secretary Health Balochistan Mr. Javed Anwer Shahwani, team Balochistan Nutrition Programme for Mothers and Children (BNPMC) is utilizing ...

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A year passes, Gwadar’s Zehro Point bridge still awaits repair

 By: Sharif Ibrahim National Coastal Highway bridge at Zero Point about 25 km from Gwadar city has developed some cracks, causing inconvenience to the commuters. Traffic on the bridge remains suspended due to the cracks for more than a year. People are using an alternate route under the bridge which takes longer than the normal bridge crossing time, causing huge traffic ...

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