Balochistan

Gaddani: Victims of Sea Erosion still remain shelter less

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch GADDANI: Sea erosion is a natural phenomenon that takes place along the coastal areas, causing loss of property and resulting hardships for the inhabitants.  Along the coast of Pakistan, Gaddani is also one of the affected areas by sea erosion. Sea erosion has submerged and  damaged houses of the poor fishermen, government owned buildings, religious places ...

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Earthquake tremors hit Lasbela and other parts of Pakistan

QUETTA: A minor girl was killed and nine others were injured in Bela as a 6.9 magnitude earthquake jolted various parts of the country on Wednesday. According to the sources a minor girl was killed when the roof of her house collapsed as a result of the earthquake. Shocks have also been felt in Peshawar, Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi triggering ...

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CPEC will provide number of opportunities to our people: CM Bizenjo

GWADAR: Chief Minister Balochistan Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would provide number of opportunities to our people and also promote investment. He stated this while addressing an inaugural ceremony of Gwadar Expo 2018 and first phase of Gwadar Free Zone here on Monday. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was the chief guest on the occasion. ...

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Desalination Plant to ease water crisis in Gwadar

By: Shareef Ibrahim Gwadar residents finally took a sigh of relief as China Overseas Port Holding Company installed and inaugurated the desalination plant in the city. The plant became operational on 1st of January 2018. It has a capacity to desalinate 254000 gallons of clean drinking water daily. The cost of desalination is a mere 80 paisa per gallon which ...

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Ship Breakers have to play their role for the welfare of labors and local people at Gaddani : Commissioner Kalat

GADDANI: Commissioner Kalat Division, Muhammad Hashim Ghalzai has said that Ship Breakers have to play their role for the welfare of labors and local people at Gaddani. He expressed these views while addressing a meeting with government officials and Ship Breakers at Gaddani here on Thursday. Commissioner Kalat said that it was prime responsibility of Ship-Breakers to ensure safety of ...

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NAB Balochistan recovers Rs.15.32 million from corrupt elements of the province

QUETTA: Director General National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan Irfan Naeem Magsi Tuesday said that NAB Balochistan has recovered Rs.15.32 million from corrupt elements of the province and the NAB under NAO 1999 has a mandate to collect money from corrupt elements and submit it to the national exchequer. He stated this while addressing a programme organized to submit the amount ...

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My all efforts are for empowering women through education: Sumeera Mehboob

Interview by : Yousaf Ajab Baloch Sumeera Mehboob Belongs to Khuzdar district. She has more than a decade professional experience in community development, strengthening civil society, disaster risk management, gender based violence, quantitative research, policy and project support, human resource management and human source development along with the managerial skills. She has extensive national exposure through working with different cultural groups ...

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Poor quality material creates potholes on newly constructed Gwadar roads

 By: Sulaiman Hashim Gwadar: The residents of Gwadar city are blasting the local government for revamping the road network with a poor quality material. The newly paved inner-city roads had given people a temporary relief until several large potholes started to appear soon. The road-repair work of worth 10 crore rupees was distributed between 10 contractors by paying one crore ...

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Mir Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo elected as CM Balochistan

QUETTA: Mir Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo was elected as next Chief Minister of Balochistan on Saturday after Sanaullah Zehri stepped down ahead of a no-confidence motion against him. Qudoos Bizenjo a member of the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q), was voted as the third chief minister of Balochistan in four years in a session of the provincial assembly. Former deputy speaker of ...

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Balochistan CM Nawab Sanaullah Zehri quits to avoid no-confidence vote

QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri resigned prior to a no-confidence motion being taken up against him in the provincial assembly. Governor Mohammad Khan Achakzai accepted the resignation on Tuesday. Sanaullah Zehri’s decision came after he was advised by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to resign in light of the no-confidence motion.Following his visit to Quetta Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan ...

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