Balochistan

Mir Gul Khan Naseer

By: Mir Ibrahim Regi Mir Gul Khan is was a prominent politician, poet, historian, and journalist from Balochistan, Born on 14 May 1914 in Noshki. Gul Khan Nasir was at the forefront of the Baloch Nationalist Movement and was most active between 1935 to 1980. Gul Khan made his first appearance in the realm of literature in the early 1940s ...

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Secretary Health visits Fatima Jinnah General and Chest Diseases Hospital Quetta

By: Saeed Yousuf Quetta: Secretary Health Noor-Ul-Haq Baloch visited the pace of overall developmental work progress, specifically Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Fatima Jinnah General and Chest Diseases hospital Quetta, on Friday. Noor-Ul-Haq Baloch said that revamping of the hospital was in its final stage. “Total functionalization of the departments of the hospital will be another milestone to the ...

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CPEC is opening new doors of opportunities for the people of Balochistan: Ahsan Iqbal

Islamabad: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal Thursday said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was opening new doors of opportunities for the people of Balochistan. According to a press release issued here, he said, all suspicions about the Western route have been proven wrong and mentioned that the first trade convoy carrying Chinese goods for export to ...

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Speakers say, Corruption is crippling to the overall functionaries of the state governance

By: Saeed Yousuf Quetta: A Seminar was organized by the Directorate General of Anti-Corruption & Enquires Balochistan along with University of Balochistan Quetta on Thusday. On the occasion Vice Chancellor UoB Dr. Javed Iqbal was the chief guest, secretary S&GAD and DG Anti-corruption Mr. Bilal Ahmed Jamali, Director Anti-corruption Mr. Basheer Ahmed Khan Bazi, NAB Balochistan Director Hafeez siddique, former ...

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Advocate Shaheed Chakar Khan Rind

By: Shoaib Durrazai Advocate Shaheed Chakar Khan Rind was one of the victims of recent suicide attack in Quetta in which more than 70 people including lawyers, media men, and civilians were killed and more than one hundred people were injured on 8th of August. The suicide attack at Civil Hospital came hours after unidentified gunmen killed president of Balochistan ...

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Why I do not want to be a professional journalist

By: Zakir Qadir I got my journalism degree from University of Balochistan in 2012 but I possessed the enthusiasm in journalism from childhood. Even I did not know that journalism is taught as a discipline, I just wanted my write-ups to appear in newspapers and magazines. I wrote many pieces but never dared to send them to any paper having ...

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Lack of facilities at Inter College Sanjawi

Sanjawi: The Inter College Sanjawi lacks of water, electricity and boundary wall, learnt the Balochistan Point through its sources. Students and teachers at college are confronting sever scarcity of drinking water. According to students’ Action Committee, Inter College Sanjawi is deprived of drinking water facility as well as electricity and boundary wall.  “Teachers pay money for water and due to ...

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Case study: Empowering women and girls for the future

Australia’s support to the World Bank Multi Donor Trust Fund for the Border Areas (MDTFBA) has helped to provide nearly 250 schools with infrastructure and new facilities in Balochistan Province, Pakistan. The Promoting Girls Education in Balochistan (PGEB) program supported access to education and the retention of children in schools, with a special focus on girls. The program brought almost ...

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International Volunteer Day held in Dalbandin

Dalbandin:  The International Volunteer Day (IVD) mandated by the UN General Assembly, is held each year on 5th of December. It is viewed as a unique chance for volunteers and organizations to celebrate their efforts, to share their values, and to promote their work among their communities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), government authorities and the private sector. A program was organized ...

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Increased Education Spending Over Five Years Failed to Change the Dismal Condition of Education in Balochistan

By: Mariyam Suleman Children in the resource rich province of Balochistan have always had low access to basic education. Despite doubling the education budget in five years, the province as a whole did not make significant improvement in educating its children. Balochistan Education Spending Doubled in Five Years In the last five years education budget spiked, yet majority of the ...

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