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Congo virus: 10 dead, patients’ toll hits 27 in Balochistan

Quetta: Congo virus patients’ toll has hit 27 in Balochistan, while ten patients have died so far. 12-year-old boy has been diagnosed with Congo Virus on Saturday taking the total number of patients in Balochistan to 27. Another patient Abdul Wali was also diagnosed with Congo virus around four days ago in the Hospital.  Sources told “another patient, 37-year-old Abdul Malik ...

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Government of Balochistan decides to hold national games next year in Quetta

Quetta: Government of Balochistan on Friday decided to hold national games next year in Quetta with complete in a splendid impressive way. This decision was made in a high level meeting chaired by Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri while Speaker Balochistan Assembly Raheela Durrani, Provincial Sports Minister Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Hassani, Chief Secretary Balochistan, IG Police, GOC 33 Division and ...

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Red Crescent Balochistan graces Ibrahim with honorary shield

Quetta: Pakistan Red Crescent Balochistan (PRC) graced Muhammad Ibrahim Khan with an honorary shield for his extraordinary performance as ERT (Emergency Response Team) member responding every mishap in the city. The practice is linked to the tradition of PRC to appreciate & encourage the volunteers. This is one of the chain activities of International Youth Day (celebrated on 12th August ...

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New Economic Corridor Good for Local Business

Karachi: The New China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) could be a “game-changer” for Pakistan and indeed for South Asia said Nawaz Sharif, in the first address of the CPEC Summit and Expo. The much anticipated two-day event which took place at the Pakistan-China Friendship Center in Islamabad was attended by key politicians, business leaders, and delegates from both countries. The inaugural ...

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Seven al Qaeda members arrested in Balochistan

The Pakistan’s Balochistan government claimed on Saturday to have nabbed seven al Qaeda members, including a commander, from Nushki. According to a statement, the men were arrested during a raid carried out by intelligence agencies. A huge cache of arms and ammunition, hate literature, laptops, wireless communication devices and currency were also seized from them. During the interrogation, the busted ...

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5 days ‘Youth as an Agent Behaviour Change’ Art Festival Concludes

Quetta: If we want to promote the change of mind-sets and behaviours in community the key role is played by youth. Youth engagement is a strategic vehicle for creating a better world said by Chairman Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC) Major (R) Mohammad Fazil Durrani in closing ceremony of 5 days YABC (Youth as an Agent Behaviour Change) camp Art Festival. ...

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CM Balochistan says, the future of Pakistan and Balochistan is linked with CPEC

Quetta: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has said that the future of Pakistan and Balochistan is linked with China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which would be a game changer in the region. “Balochistan and Gwadar Port have got key positions in CPEC and following the implementation of this project and promotion of foreign investment the Pakistan would thrive ...

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Hundreds of books found dumped in garbage at District Education Office Kech

Shoaib Durrazai Turbat: Hundreds of books of Balochistan Text Book Board have been dumped in garbage at District Education Office Kech. It should be noted that these books  were being terminate-ridden that is why they threw the in garbage. These books had been sent by Balochistan Text Book Board for free distribution in the government schools but the distribution never took ...

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Balochistan most poverty hit, says UNDP and Pakistan Govt. report

Balochistan, the resource-rich province of Pakistan, remains deprived, as per the country’s first ever official report on multi-dimensional poverty. The report tabled last month by the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform is compiled with technical support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Pakistan and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), University of Oxford. As per the ...

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337 killed, 13,575 arrested in 2015-16 under NAP in Balochistan

Quetta: Home Department Balochistan has stated on Saturday that 13,575 terrorists were arrested while 337 killed in around 2,825 operations in the province in 2015-16. Home Department of Balochistan has issued a report over progress in implementation of National Action Plan, a comprehensive crackdown against terror outfits and their funding that was consolidated after Army Public School attacks in December ...

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