Balochistan

UNHCR and BUITEMS Launched a Centre for Refugees and Migration Studies in Quetta

QUETTA: The UN Refugee Agency UNHCR signed a Partnership Agreement with Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS) on 7th June 2017 Wednesday. This collaboration is aimed at establishing a Centre for Refugees and Migration Studies (CRMS) as well as provision of training for refugee teachers and opportunities for entrepreneurship/business studies for refugee students in the university. ...

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Lok Virsa to hold Children Summer Camp in Punjabi & Brahvi Languages in July   

  ISLAMABAD: Encouraged by the tremendous success of the first two summer camps held in 2015 & 2016, the National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) is pleased to announce its “Children Summer Camp 2017 in Punjabi and Brahvi Languages”. It will take place from 5th to 31st July 2017 at the beautiful surrounding of Lok Virsa Heritage ...

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Expensive coal and the plight of coal miners in Balochistan

By: Asif Qambrani Coal is the low-cost source of energy in all over the world, coal is also being used by developing and developed countries, but the usage differs country to country and region to region. Despite having other sources for energy and controversies on greenhouse gases though, coal is the second largest source for energy about eight billion tons ...

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Schools in hometown of CM Balochistan need priority based attention  

By: Ubaid Zehri   KHUZDAR: Zehri, a tehsil of district Khuzdar and hometown of Chief Minister of Balochistan Nawab Sana Ullah Khan Zehri requires a priority based attention in education sector. According to the citizens of tehsil Zehri the primary and middle level schools of Zehri lack basic facilities. Talking to the Balochistan Point, resident of Zehri and social activist ...

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Protest against unscheduled load shedding in Khuzdar  

By: Ubaid Zehri Khuzdar: The members of the Jhalawan Social Forum and hundreds of citizen staged a protest, sit-in and chanted slogans on the national highway against unscheduled loading shedding in the holy month of Ramzan on Tuesday. While speaking the protesters, the members of Jhalawan Social Forum demanded that strict action should be taken against the concerned authorities and ...

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Discrimination against Balochistan – A big flaw of Islamabad

By: Muntaha Fatima Balochistan is the 4rth largest province of Pakistan comprising of 347,190 sq kilometer, having the population of 13millions people. It has reservoirs of Natural resources, minerals, Sui gas hence playing an important role in development of Pakistan by contributing in fuel requirements. It has amazing tourist spots including Hanna lake, Hangol national park, Astola Island that also ...

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HEC urges universities in Balochistan to avail provided opportunities

QUETTA:   The executive director of Higher Education Commission has urged the universities to benefit from various HEC initiatives like Technology Development Fund, National Research Programme for Universities and University-Industry Technology Support Programme. He offered these opportunities in a meeting on ‘University- Industry Linkages’ at Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences, Quetta. The meeting, chaired by HEC Executive ...

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SGAFP-USAID constructed 11 water storage tanks in UC Nalaint of district Gwadar

GWADAR: SGAFP-USAID funded eleven water storage tanks have been constructed in UC Nalaint of district Gwadar. The project coordinator informed in the project closing ceremony held by Health and Nutrition society (HnNutS) Balochistan in the community hall of Gwadar, on Sunday. HnNutS implemented the project titled “Improving Water Storage Facilities in Union Council Nalaint through Construction of Surface Water Tanks” ...

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No tangible measures by government keep Gwadar thirsty

 By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch    The demand for supplying clean and safe drinking water to the residents of Gwadar has once again increased. The dire need of water can be measured that people are compelled to block roads to protest against unpredictable power, and water supply. The Populaces in Gwadar has been demanding for water for years but the assurance ...

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Additional Advocate General Balochistan and his mother die in road accident

KALAT: Additional Advocate General Balochistan Muhammad Saleem Baloch and his mother died and four others of their family, including his children and wife, were injured in a road accicent near Kalat city, on Thursday. According to the details, the Additional Advocate General of Balochistan Muhammad Saleem Baloch was travelling from Quetta to Turbat in his personal vehicle when he lost ...

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