Balochistan

Aghahi Awards 2018: Balochistan Point honored with two national awards

ISLAMABAD: Balochistan Point bagged two Agahi Awards in categories of reproductive health rights and human rights here on Sunday.      Yousaf Ajab Baloch and Munaj Gul Muhammad received the awards for their reports in their respective categories as journalist of the year 2018. The award ceremony was held on Sunday at Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) in Islamabad. Tanzeela ...

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Governor Balochistan terms corruption as  economic terrorism

QUETTA: Governor Balochistan has termed corruption as economic terrorism economic terrorism. He has said that present government gives priority to end corruption and all corrupt elements would be brought to justice. He expressed these views while addressing a function held in connection with celebrating Anti-Corruption Day at a local hotel on Thursday. a large number of students of different Universities, ...

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KHUZDAR: Transparency and citizens’ participation in budget making process found lacking at district level in Baluchistan

KHUZDAR: Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) has revealed in its study that Budget Call letters delayed, budget time line is not followed properly and none of the 20 surveyed districts have involved the general public and the stakeholders in budget making. According to the ‘Study of Budget Making Process at District Level in Baluchistan, only 4 districts issued ...

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Business Gala held in Turbt University, Gwadar Campus

By: Barkat Ullah Baloch GWADAR: A business gala was organized at the Turbat University Gwadar Campus. The entry for the first day of this gala was open to males whereas for the second day it was open to females.  The business gala attracted a lot of people from city along with the students from different colleges and universities. There were ...

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Balochistan govt plans to include water and environmental issues in educational curriculum

ISLAMABAD: Balochistan government has planned to educate youth about water and environmental issues in the province to create awareness about water scarcity and environmental hazards. Provincial Secretary for Higher Education, Abdul Saboor Kakar Thursday told media that the government would introduce a special academic course in syllabus at secondary level to get rid of the issues of water and climate ...

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Salaar demands gynecologist, round the clock electricity for DHQ hospital

By: Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: Amid chilly weather and under open sky, a social worker Fazal Salaar (visible service) supported by civil society has set up a protest camp in front of press club for the acceptance of his demands. Although the administration left no stone unturned to remove the camp but failed. People from all walks of life have thronged ...

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Khuzdar: Students present more than thirty innovative projects at innovation summit 2018  

By: Ubaid zehri KHUZDAR: Directorate ORIC-BUETK successfully held innovation summit 2018 at Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology Khuzdar where more than thirty innovative projects were presented by the students.  Students from different schools, colleges and universities visited the projects stalls and projects group members briefed them about their innovative projects. The summit was attended by the officials, faculty members ...

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Kalat: Local governments fail to include stakeholders in the budget making process

KALAT:  Study has revealed that the local governments (LGs) had failed to include stakeholders in the budget making process. Only 4 out of 20 districts released pre-budget statement that would have provided the stakeholders a chance to express their opinion on budget proposals. This study was shared with participants in a one-day workshop on ‘Study of Budget Making Process at ...

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Two including a woman murdered in the name of honour in Gul Kach

By: Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: An infuriated man killed his sister and another young man in the name of honour in Gul Kacharea of Toi Khwla tehsil here. According to police the man killed his sister along another man in the name of honor and escaped from the crime scene after committing the crime. Police have lodged the case and started ...

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ZHOB: Concerns expressed over budget making process at district level

By:  Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: In order to identify the loopholes in preparing the district annual fiscal plan, encourage public participation and discourage political interventions Action for Welfare and Awakening in Rural Environment (AWARE) Organization in collaboration with Center for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) launched a report entitled ‘Study of budget making process at district level’ here at assembly hall ...

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