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Assailants Hurle Grenade At Hub Press Club Amid Newspapers Blackout in Balochistan

HUB: On Wednesday night, assailants threw a hand grenade at the Hub Press Club, located in the Lasbela district of Balochistan on the outskirts of Karachi amid a ban on the distribution of newspapers in the province. Police confirmed that the grenade targeted the Hub Press Club, damaging the outer wall of the compound. The windows of the building were ...

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Speakers Highlight Importance Of Technical & Vocational Training For Socio Economic Growth of Balochistan

QUETTA: The Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector is significant for Balochistan in order to achieve socio economic growth along with providing better employment opportunities among young population. This importance was highlighted during a media sensitization session organized at technical training institute Sarki road by the Balochistan Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority. BTEVTA is carrying out reform ...

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Damaged Jetty In Pasni Adds To The Woes of Fishermen

By: Ghulam Yasin Bazenjo The crumbling condition of Pasni port’s jetty is putting hundreds of fishermen’s earnings at risk. Pasni is an ancient township of pastor fishing where 90 percent of the people are related to the fishing sector. In 1989, the government made a jetty for fishermen on the backward coast at a cost of Rs 56 crores with ...

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Letter: Remembering Martyrs of Quetta PTC Attack

October 24th will never be easily forgotten when terrorists attacked Police Training Center in Quetta which caused lives of 61 Baloch policemen and more than 165 people were injured. The Pakistani Taliban Jamaat-Ur-Ahrar claimed the responsibility for that bombing attack. It hurts to mention that  the people of Balochistan are still facing such attacks. It was not the only attack ...

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Letter: Police Attacked on Peaceful Baloch, Pakthoon Students at QAU

On 23 October 2017 early in the morning when Baloch and Pakhtoon students started peaceful protest against the Quaid Azam University Administration for their unlawful actions against Baloch students suddenly Islamabad police came and attacked on the students without any reasons, due to this attacked many students became injured and some of them have been arrested by the police and ...

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Pakistan State of Future Index Launched

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan State of the Future Index (PK-SOFI), inaugural study was launched by the Foresight Lab, a facilitative platform for communities of interest.Pakistan State of Future Index is a 10-year future index composed of 30 variables that indicate if the future is getting better or worse, it shows 30-year trends of improvement and decline, each variable is forecasted based ...

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Reko Diq Copper: Blessing or Curse?

By: Syed Akhtar Ali Bad news has been coming recently of Pakistan losing the case in International tribunal on the Reko Diq case. The penalty expected varies from 300-400 million USD to many billions of USD, depending on the approach to loss compensation adopted. In this very space, I had in 2011 counselled and opposed the kind of judicial activism ...

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To Whom My Vote Gone

By: Ali Hassan As election days coming close, people from different political parties are seen engaged to work for greater gathering for their respective leaders. After more than four unseen ministers once again they are seem roaming in different street within their respective constituency. People are also relishing to see new branded cars. Though democracy runs by voters but here ...

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Car Bomb Kills Panama Papers Journalist Daphne Galizia

Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who exposed her island nation’s links to offshore tax havens through the leaked Panama Papers was killed on Monday in a bomb explosion in her car, Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said. Ms. Galizia, 53, had just driven away from her home in Mosta, a town outside Malta’s capital of Valletta, when the bomb ...

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Students of Cadet College Mastung Visit BUET, Khuzdar

By: Ejaz Ahmed Zehri KHUZDAR: A delegation of students of Cadet College Mastung accompanied by Senior Faculty visited the Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology, Khuzdar on 16th October, 2017. During the study visit, the students visited the Engineering Departments, Laboratories, Central Library and class rooms. The Students also met with Vice Chancellor, BUET, Khuzdar-Prof. Brig(R) Engr. Muhammad Amin, SI ...

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