Balochistan

Balochistan: Raising dropouts of Baloch females after primary school

By: Sana Samad   An alarming situation of huge dropouts of Baloch girls throughout Balcohistan, after primary-schooling has raised serious questions.  In response to this situation, everyone has given their own opinion, but this issue must be of government’s major concerns given the intensity of the issue.   However, due to continuous negligence and silence by the government, the issue ...

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KHARAN: T.B Control Program is rendering services in an excellent manner to the far flange areas of province, says Deputy Commissioner

By: Saeed Yousuf KHARAN: Deputy Commissioner Kharan Mr. Tariq ur Rehman has said that Tuberculosis T.B Control Program Balochistan is rendering services in an excellent manner to the far flange areas of province. He said that just a few years ago it was believed that TB was an old disease, and it was no longer a problem for humans but ...

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NAB Chairman directs probe against Minister Ubaidullah Jan Babat

QUETTA: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (r) Javeed Iqbal on Thursday directed Director General Balochistan NAB to start investigation against Balochistan’s Provincial Minister for Forest Ubaidullah Jan Babat for having assets beyond his sources. The minister has properties of around Rs130 million in Dubai and Karachi, two Bungalows in Multan, one bungalow in Quetta and petrol pump in DG Khan worth Rs75 ...

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Gwadar’s growing water war

By: Mariyam Suleman The heart of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) struggles with thirst after years of chronic water shortages and soaring rates of water-borne diseases. As the regional hub of global trade network enters a new phase of development, more people, and on-going construction work are using up the scant water supply. Due to a shortage of clean water, one ...

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Free coaching classes for Metric students in district Kalat will be result oriented: DEO Kalat

KALAT: Free coaching classes for metric students have commenced in district Kalat for male and female candidates and they will be result oriented. The students will be given complete guidance throughout their exams preparation. These views were expressed by District Education Officer Kalat  Sher Ahmed Sumalani on Wednesday here in Kalat. Talking to the Balochistan Point Mr. Sher Ahmed said: ...

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Noshki: BNPMC Team conducts seminar on “Mother and Child Nutrition”

By: Saeed Yousuf NOSHKI: Programme Manager Balochistan Nutrition Program Dr. Ali Nasir Bugti  has said that Balochistan Government under the dynamic visionary leadership of Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sana Ullah Khan Zehri, and Minister Health Mir Rehmat Saleh Baloch with guidance of Secretary Health Balochistan Mr. Javed Anwer Shahwani, team Balochistan Nutrition Programme for Mothers and Children (BNPMC) is utilizing ...

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A year passes, Gwadar’s Zehro Point bridge still awaits repair

 By: Sharif Ibrahim National Coastal Highway bridge at Zero Point about 25 km from Gwadar city has developed some cracks, causing inconvenience to the commuters. Traffic on the bridge remains suspended due to the cracks for more than a year. People are using an alternate route under the bridge which takes longer than the normal bridge crossing time, causing huge traffic ...

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Ahsan Iqbal instructs for immediate resolution of water and power supply issues in Gwadar

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior, and Planning, Development & Reforms Ahsan Iqbal has instructed for immediate resolution of water and power supply issues in the port city. He said that people of Gwadar are the top priority in China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). He expressed these views while presiding a high-level meeting on Gwadar projects at Planning Commission, Islamabad on Tuesday. ...

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Senator Rubina Irfan selected as Chairperson of PPHI Board of Directors

QUETTA: Senator Rubina Irfan has been selected as Chairperson of PPHI Balochistan Board of Directors (BoD). This was decided in the meeting of PPHI Balochistan’s Board of Directors on Tuesday. The meeting was held at PPHI Headquarters in the presidency of Dr Munir Ahmed Badeni. Dr. Abdul Jan Jaffer, Dr Rashid, Prof. Dr. Shahnnaz Hussain Baloch, Senator Robina Irfan, Captain ...

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Kapesi: The hidden beach of Gwadar

By: Suleman Hashim Kapesi Beach in Gwadar is a gem of a place for tourists. The sight of setting sun is mesmerizing here. It’s a unique place for visitors and people from all over Pakistan come here with their families to enjoy its natural beauty. It’s a blissful refuge from the routine burdens of life. People start gathering here in ...

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