Balochistan

Tribute paid to Siddiq Baloch and Rasool Buksh Raisani

By: Aziz Ejaz In the fields of education and journalism, two reverent personalities Dr Rasool Bukhsh Raisani and journalist Lala Siqque Baloch played great role respectively. In honor of both, Baloch Student Action Committee held a reference at University of Balochistan to highlight the exceptional contributions they played in their respective fields. Journalism and education both can be considered the ...

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Young doctors resume strike in Balochistan, OPDs remain closed

QUETTA: The outpatient departments (OPD) of government hospitals across Balochistan were closed yet again as young doctors resumed their strike on Friday. According to Young Doctors Association (YDA) Balochistan President Dr Yasir Khosti, they had given a deadline of 48 hours to the provincial government to fulfil their demands but they failed to do that. Therefore, the young doctors and ...

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Will tree plantation cause rain in Gwadar?

By: Barkatullah Baloch In order to resolve water crisis in Gwadar, the Gwadar Development Authority is planning to bring about change in the climate of the city with an effective plantation. In an interview with Pak Voices, Hamal Afreen, Environment Officer at GDA, opined that rain is the natural and healthier solution to the water crises in the long run. In ...

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The historical aspect of Chokundi graves

By: Kambar Baloch  The renowned historical graves of Chokundi located at Suni Shoraan, Hub Choki, Lasbela, Malir Balochistan. Some of graves by Chokundi are spotted in few areas of Sindh such as, Karachi, Haiderabad, Meer Pur Sakaro, Sonda, Gajjo, Tharbia, Dadoo and Sewen Shareef. Historians did many researches and analysis over these graves. As far as chronicles records are concerned, ...

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Engro Foods participates in Turbat Festival to celebrate Baloch heritage

TURBAT:A major contributor to the landscape of Pakistan, Engro Foods showcased its presence at the Frontiers Corps Festival held to honor the Baloch heritage at the Kech Stadium, Turbat. As a responsible stakeholder in the country, Engro Foods has always been an advocate of cultural promotion across the country. The festival highlighted the heritage and culture of Baloch community. The ...

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Already approved 300MW Solar Power Plant still requires to be constructed in Balochistan

By: Engineer Saeed Jattak Balochistan, the most backward but largest province of Pakistan in terms of area needs development not through the documentation but in authenticity. The leaders of Balochistan have overlooked the basic energy requirement of this huge province in the utmost few years and never had planned to solve the issue by bringing in new technology alternately for reducing energy crisis constantly increased. The Balochistan’s nationalist and other ...

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QUETTA: Entrepreneurs and social activists hold policy dialogue on Women Economic Empowerment

 QUETTA:  A policy dialogue of Entrepreneurs and social activists on Women Economic Empowerment (WEE) was held at Quetta, organized by Women Development Department (WDD), Balochistan through technical assistance of UN WOMEN Balochistan. The participants of the event were Key government stakeholders, academia, UN representatives, civil society, business women, entrepreneurs, social activists & media.  The major objective of the dialogue was ...

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A humble tribute to the vivid memory of the eminent scholar and researcher Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Khan Baloch  

By: Ayub Baloch. It was the occasion of deciding the ‘Life Achievement Award’ for the year 2005. The panel of judges comprised Mazer-ul-Haque Siddiqui, Dr. Farman Fatehpuri, Prof. Fateh Muhammad Malik, Ayaz Khan Daoodzai, Dr. Riaz Majeed, Madam Zatoon Bano, Nisar Aziz Butt and me, Ayub Baloch. The meeting was in progress at Academy of Letters, Islamabad and a number of highly deserving names ...

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The last visit of Professor Jean Francois Jarrige to Balochistan (Quetta & Mehrgarh)

By:  Ayub Baloch It was early February, 2005.  We were heading to Mehrgarh. Seated in the car with me were Professor Jean Francois Jarrige, the famous French archaeologist and Mrs. Kathien Jarrige. Both were full of feelings and fear. An unusual impression of dismay was evident from their faces. During the travel they talked but with interludes. Sometime the pause ...

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QUETTA: Doctors demand safe recovery of Baloch medical student

QUETTA: Members from Young Doctors Association (YDA) and Paramedical Staff Association (PSA) staged a sit-in protest outside the Quetta’s deputy commissioner’s office on Tuesday, against the alleged kidnapping of Saeed Baloch, a medical student in Quetta. The protestors chanted slogans for the immediate recovery of Saeed Baloch, a senior year student at Bolan Medical College who was ‘kidnapped’ from his ...

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