Balochistan

Marvi Briefs Chief Minister of Balochistan on BISP Expansion in Balochistan

QUETTA: Minister of State and Chairperson BISP Marvi Memon called on Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri to discuss the expansion of programme’s organizational coverage in Balochistan. She held the meeting on the directions of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who had announced BISP’s expansion on August 19, while addressing political leadership in Quetta. While briefing the Chief Minister ...

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Dr Jehanzeb urges political parties to work jointly for economic development of Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: Central leader Balochistan National Party (BNP-Mengal) Senator Dr Jehanzeb Jamaldeni on Sunday urged political parties to shun their difference and work jointly for economic development and social uplift of remote areas of Balochistan. Talking to media, Jamaldeni said that it was high time to pay more focus on construction of small dams in Balochistan to boost agriculture sector of ...

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Balochistan Paving the Way for Robotics Education in Pakistan

By: Saeed Yousuf QUETTA: The Secretary Secondary Education Department Balochistan, Mr. Abdul Fateh Bhangar chaired a high profile discussion on bringing science and robotics initiatives into public school education in Quetta on Monday. Attending the meeting were representatives from nine robotics organisations from across Pakistan, who briefed Mr. Bhangar and other officials of the school education department on innovations in ...

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Drug Abuse Spirals Up Alarmingly in Kalat

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch Ghulam Sarwar, 21, a young boy with a disability and untidy dress is always seen begging in Kalat Market. He does not beg to feed his family members but to buy packet of cigarette and most importantly the packs of Heroin which he needs twice a day. “I was addicted to Hashish in the school age ...

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Four die of gas suffocation in a coal mine in Quetta

QUETTA: At least four miners died after inhaling toxic gases inside a coal mine in Quetta’s Sanjdi area on Friday morning. The incident took place in Sanjidi coal mine, located some 45 km away from the provincial capital of Quetta, in which, two other miners were rendered unconscious. The miners were working thousands of feet deep inside the mine when ...

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Suspected Ansarul Sharia members arrested in Balochistan

QUETTA: During different search operations in areas of Quetta and Pashain security officials have arrested three more members of banned outfit Ansar-al-Sharia. According to media reports Professor Mushtaq and Mufti Habib, were arrested from the province during intelligence based operations, who are said to be teachers of Ansarul Shariah members arrested from Karachi. “The newly-emerged outfit Ansar-ul-Sharia Pakistan (ASP) comprised ...

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Construction of (First Phase) of Kachhi Canal Completed

QUETTA: Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Pakistan has announcement that the Prime Minister will inaugurate the Kachhi Canal (First Phase) in the second week of September. According to WAPDA press release, following completion of the project, WAPDA Thursday has started filling water in the 363-kilometer long main canal from the head regulator located at Taunsa Barrage to test the ...

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11 Years of Bughti’s Assasination: Understanding What Balochistan has Undergone

By: Mariyam Suleman Balochistan fell into a terrifying chaos after Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti was killed on 26th August 2006. Although the news about the death of Nawab Bugti was confirmed hours later, hundreds of protesters demonstrated on roads the same night. This time, the protests did not limit to the provincial capital of Quetta or to the tribal areas ...

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PTV Quetta Has Reached to Worst Situation Due To Non-Technical Staff: Ayub Khoso

By: Naseeb Malik QUETTA: Renowned TV artist Mr Ayub Khoso has said that PTV Quetta center has reached to worst situation, due to non-technical staff of center. Mr. Ayub Khoso said this in a press conference held by local artists of Baluchistan at Quetta press club, here on Wednesday. Mr Ayub Khoso said that the objective behind establishment of PTV ...

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Uplifting Educational Indicators is Utmost Responsibility of Teachers: Secretary Education Balochistan

QUETTA: Secretary Education Mr. Abdul Fateh Banger in a surprise visit to Sandamen High School Quetta said that uplifting Educational indicators is utmost responsibility of the teachers. In addition he said that, it has been found that public educational institutions are lagging behind the rest of other private institutes in provision of quality education. Elaborating more secretary said: “Government is ...

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