Balochistan

30000 Tube Wells In Balochistan To Be Converted To Solar Power

ISLAMABAD: The federal government and the Balochistan government agreed to take immediate actions, within a month, for the installation of 30,000 solar tube-wells by replacing the existing conventional ones. The decision was taken in a meeting chaired by Power Division Minister Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari under special instructions by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. The meeting was attended by ...

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Senators Walkout over Disappearance of Baloch Woman

ISLAMABAD: The combined opposition along with Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) senators – an ally of ruling PML-N – staged a walkout from the Senate in protest against the disappearance of wife and children of a Baloch insurgent Dr Allah Nazar from Balochistan. Chairman Senate Raza Rabbani also took serious notice of the matter and warned the State Minister for ...

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Polio Campaign begins in 19 districts of Balochistan

QUEETA: Three day anti-polio campaign will launch in 19 districts of Balochistan from Monday, said Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) Balochistan Coordinator Syed Faisal Ahmed. He stated that during the campaign more than 1808438 children will be administered polio vaccine. Security arrangements for the campaign had been completed. He said during the campaign, around 6761 teams would be in the field ...

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Pakistan Debating Society Khuzdar Chapter Established

By: Zakria Baloch Khuzdar KHUZDAR: Pakistan Debating Society successfully established its chapter in the District Khuzdar with full cabinet comprising of most energetic youth of khuzdar. It has around more than 300 registered members in the district. Pakistan Debating Society is a registered society. It is a society for debaters in all over the Pakistan and also in some foreign ...

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Balochistan’s Journalists Sandwiched Between Militants and State as Newspapers Distribution Terminated

In Balochistan, local and national newspapers’ distribution has remained suspended for the consecutive two days after the banned militant organizations threatened journalists, imposing a ban on delivery. The newspapers hawkers and news agencies responsible for the distribution of copies have come under increasing attacks in the last two 24 hours. The newspapers are being printed but people’s access to information ...

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Assailants Hurle Grenade At Hub Press Club Amid Newspapers Blackout in Balochistan

HUB: On Wednesday night, assailants threw a hand grenade at the Hub Press Club, located in the Lasbela district of Balochistan on the outskirts of Karachi amid a ban on the distribution of newspapers in the province. Police confirmed that the grenade targeted the Hub Press Club, damaging the outer wall of the compound. The windows of the building were ...

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Speakers Highlight Importance Of Technical & Vocational Training For Socio Economic Growth of Balochistan

QUETTA: The Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector is significant for Balochistan in order to achieve socio economic growth along with providing better employment opportunities among young population. This importance was highlighted during a media sensitization session organized at technical training institute Sarki road by the Balochistan Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority. BTEVTA is carrying out reform ...

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Students of Cadet College Mastung Visit BUET, Khuzdar

By: Ejaz Ahmed Zehri KHUZDAR: A delegation of students of Cadet College Mastung accompanied by Senior Faculty visited the Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology, Khuzdar on 16th October, 2017. During the study visit, the students visited the Engineering Departments, Laboratories, Central Library and class rooms. The Students also met with Vice Chancellor, BUET, Khuzdar-Prof. Brig(R) Engr. Muhammad Amin, SI ...

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UNHCR’s Project Benefited 120,000 People from water borne and vector diseases

QUETTA: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in collaboration with its implementing partner Society of Collective Interest Orientation (SOCIO-PAKISTAN) and Government of Balochistan completed the 10 months project of “Improving Health & Hygiene Status of Refugees & Host Communities in Quetta”. The key objective of the project is to bring long term improvement to the general health of ...

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AIOU To Provide Free Education To Students of Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: Students of Balochistan and Federally Administrated Tribal Area (FATA) will get free education from spring 2018 through the distance learning system of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU). AIOU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Shahid Siddiqui made this announcement while addressing the National Conference on English language and Literature, which concluded here after a number of proposals were accepted in order ...

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