Category Archives: Balochistan

BA session held with member of Panel of Chairperson Yasmeen Lehri

BA session held with member of Panel of Chairperson Yasmeen Lehri

 QUETTA: The Session of Balochistan Assembly was held here on Tuesday with member of Panel of Chairperson Yasmeen Lehri following two days’ delay. Provincial Minister Sheikh Jaffer Khan Mandokhail presented the draft bill of Balochistan Mass Transit Authority which was handed over to the standing committee by the chairperson. Chairperson for Standing Committee on Social Welfare and Women Development Dr. Shama Ishaq ...

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BSAC: On the way to find the creams of society

BSAC: On the way to find the creams of society

By: Aziz Ejaz Baloch Student Action Committee (BSAC )is a non-profitable committee and has no links with any political party. BSAC has been a symbol of change with its strict policies regarding the lapses that have wrapped up the whole educational system of the province into its cancerous strike.  As the educational matters and situations are concerned, Balochistan with such ...

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25 killed as bomb hits Abdul Ghafoor  Haidery’s convoy in Mastung, Islamic State claims responsibility

25 killed as bomb hits Abdul Ghafoor  Haidery’s convoy in Mastung, Islamic State claims responsibility

QUETTA: At least 25 people lost their lives while over 30 others, including Deputy Chairman Senate of Pakistan Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haidery, were injured on Friday in a roadside blast in Mastung area of Balochistan, officials said. District Health Officer in Mastung Dr Sher Zaman said, “25 bodies have been shifted to two hospitals in Quetta,” adding that 35 injured ...

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Administratively disowned juniper forest of Harboi

Administratively disowned juniper forest of Harboi

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch Abdul Slam, 42, is one of the hundreds of wood cutters who regularly chop juniper trees from mountains of Harboi located in Kalat district of Balochistan, one of the rare and centuries’ old forests in the world. Slam is least aware if he is chopping down what may otherwise be a biosphere reserve and cultural treasure ...

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Seminar held on Action Plan for Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Treatment in Balochistan

Seminar held on Action Plan for Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Treatment in Balochistan

 By: Saeed Yousuf   Provincial Malaria Control Program coordinator Dr. Kamalan Gichki said that Leishmaniasis has been considered to be a serious public health problem in many countries of the world and is responsible for adverse economic and social impact. The disease is documented to be currently prevalent in 88 countries around the world, 72 on which are developing countries, ...

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Balochistan giving priority to irrigation sector

Balochistan giving priority to irrigation sector

 ISLAMABAD: Balochistan government is giving top priority to the irrigation sector. Official sources told media  that more than rupees one and half billion have been earmarked for this important sector. Sources said that ten mega projects costing Rs one hundred and forty-two billion are being completed with the cooperation of the federal government. “ These  projects will  not only improve ...

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Chaman: 9 killed, 20 injured in Afghan forces cross border firing

Chaman: 9 killed, 20 injured in Afghan forces cross border firing

CHAMAN: At least nine people including two women were killed and 20 others and FC personnel sustained injuries in Afghan forces cross border firing in Chaman here on Friday. According to Chaman Civil Hospital administration, five of the injured were shifted to Quetta Hospital in critical condition. Earlier, ISPR had confirmed that one person was killed in Afghan forces firing near ...

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Hazaragi Academy holds book launching ceremony

Hazaragi Academy holds book launching ceremony

By: Ali Hamdam QUETTA: Hazaragi Academy held a book launching ceremony of its forth published book on Sunday 30th in Quetta. The book has been written by doctor Shawkat  Shauor who is a well-known Hazaragi writer and poet. The book was briefed by Mustafa Elkhani , secretary general of Hazaragi Academy.  He explained the role of writers and poets in ...

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BIRD-Balochistan marks the World Malaria Day

BIRD-Balochistan marks the World Malaria Day

  QUETTA: Balochistan Institute of Research and Development (BIRD) with the collaboration of Malaria control program government of Balochistan marked the World Malaria day at Sardar Bahadur Khan University. The chief guest of the event was honorable Health Minister Mr.Rehmat Saleh Baloch,along with Dr. Baseer Khan Achakzai National Programme Manager & Director (NHSRC), Vice Chancellor Sardar Bahadur Khan University Dr. ...

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 Balochistan Basic Education Programme Inaugurated

 Balochistan Basic Education Programme Inaugurated

 QUETTA: The Balochistan Basic Education Programme (BBEP) was inaugurated by the Governor of Balochistan, Muhammad Khan Achakzai at a ceremony held in Quetta Wednesday. The Minister for Education, Abdul Rahim Ziaratwal, Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan, Jean-Francois Cautain, UNICEF Representative in Pakistan, Ms. Angela Kearney and many senior officials, donors and development partners were present on the occasion. ...

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