Balochistan

Health authorities fail to control quacks and business of substandard medicine

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch KALAT: Balochistan has been confronting multiple challenges in Health sector and alleviation of such problems in health sector can only be an illusion, the mentioned issues are weather due to lack of resource or poor administrative management.  Lack and absence of staff, especially doctors in different cities of Balochistan has also caused presence of quack doctors ...

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ISLAMABAD: Balochistan Freedom of Information Act 2005 needs amendment  

 ISLAMABAD: Centre for Peace & Development Initiatives (CPDI) organized an online consultative session with the Balochistan stakeholders regarding the Balochistan Freedom of Information Act 2005. The consultative session is a part of the series of consultative sessions organized for reforms in the Balochistan Freedom of Information Act 2005. The participants of the session included Behram Lehri (Social Activist), Syed Ali ...

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CHAGAI: Labourers working fencing at Pak-Afghan border demand payment of wages after being defrauded by private contractors

CHAGAI: Several labourers have demanded the authorities concerned to get paid their wages as two private contractors allegedly defrauded them after completing the fencing work under the supervision of Army in Bahramchah and surroundings at Pak-Afghan border in Chagai district. During a press conference at Dalbandin Press Club, Ali Akbar, Inayatullah, Mehrullah, Mohammad Ibrahim, Abdul Malik and their colleagues said ...

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 Stakeholders demand to be taken into confidence in connection with renovation of Dalbandin bazar

CHAGAI: Majority owners of the shops and houses located at London road in Dalbandin expressed apprehensions over the way master plan is being implemented in the city to reshape Dalbandin bazar. After a thorough discussion in a meeting held at Notezai house Sargesha, the former chairman district council of Chagai Mir Dawood Khan Notezai along with PTI leader Malik Amanullah ...

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Kalat: LeviesForce arrested culprits involved in chopping the juniper trees at Harboi

KALAT: On the special directions of Deputy Commissioner Kalat, Izzat Nazeer Baloch today Assistant Commissioner Kalat, Zahid Langove alongwith Levies force raided the houses at Surkhain area of district Kalat and arrested three culprits who were allegedly involved in chopping the juniper trees at Harboi. The accused had chopped four juniper trees to construct a protection wall for their fields. ...

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Balochistan always suffers the most!

By: Munaj Gul Muhammad Nazir Muhammad, gets up early in the morning and takes the herd of sheep to forest for grazing. He is almost 49. His profession has never eased his troubles, therefore, he has no dreams in dwelling a comfortable life since his childhood.  Sometimes, his family members sleep without taking a loaf of bread due to deprivation. ...

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Missing Baloch journalist Sajid Hussain found dead

SWEDEN: The dead body of the missing Baloch journalist Sajid Hussain was found in a river in Upsalla, Sweden after the journalist went missing on 2 March 2020. Sajid Hussain was the Editor in Chief for an online magazine Balochistan Times and also worked for many other Pakistani mainstream media outlets before moving to Sweden in 2017 as a refugee ...

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UNHCR donates medical equipment to Children Hospital Quetta

QUETTA: UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency provided state-of-the-art medical equipment to Children Hospital Quetta as part of its ongoing work to support the Provincial Government and improve public health care services in hospitals in Balochistan. The equipment valued at Rs.7 million includes a fully automated chemistry analyzer, an instrument used for the biochemical testing of total bilirubin, urea, creatinine, liver ...

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Provincial Govt should formulate a task force to determine the losses of farmers due to locust attack: Sana Baloch

QUETTA:  Leader of Balochistan National Party Mengal (BNP-M), Sana  Baloch has urged the provincial government to formulate a task force to determine the losses of farmers due to locust attack. The authorities concerned should immediately respond to the situation and prepare a comprehensive strategy to combat the locusts attack, he said during an interaction with farmers of Quetta and Awaran ...

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UNHCR’s skills project empowered refugee woman to earn at home amid coronavirus outbreak

By: Humera Karim QUETTA: Saleema Habibullah, an Afghan refugee, has faced enormous struggles in her lifetime. Despite the tragic losses that she experienced, she leads a life free from fear and full of hope for the future, even in the most difficult of times. “I was only twenty when all the men in my family where killed in a bombing ...

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