Balochistan

The poor daughter of Balochistan

By: Dr Sadia Ali Benazir, a 16-year-old girl from Balochistan’s gas rich Dera Bugti district, came with blood-soaked clothes and escorted by her malnourished and traumatised parents to a government hospital in Quetta. With no health and maternity facilities her first pregnancy went wrong due to lack of healthcare facilities and the unskilled midwife’s desperate efforts to get her to ...

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The Balochistan Point losses its data of more than three months due to the crash in Main Server in Ukrain

Quetta: The Balochistan Point has lost its data of more than three months due to the crash in Main Server in Ukrain on Monday. More than 1000 websites remained down for not less than 24 hours due to the crash in the main Server. The affected websites have been transferred to the new server; however, the data of hundreds of websites could ...

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A Pakistani Ethical Hacker wins $5,000 Bounty for identifying Firefox, Chrome address bar spoofing flaw

By Hisham Sarwar Rafay Baloch, a Pakistani (Islamabad) based security researcher/ethical hacker has won US$ 5,000 in a combined bug bounty for identifying a huge bug. This bug exists in various browsers such as Chrome, Firefox etc covering 75% of whole internet traffic. The bug is an Address-bar Spoofing bug, which means that a hacker can display whatever URL in ...

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PRC confers lifetime membership to Dr.Shehla

Mir Behram Baloch Quetta: In recognition of Dr.Shehla Sami’s courageous work for providing treatment to the injured of Quetta Hospital blast amid all the chaos on 8 August 2016, Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC) has conferred her with honorary lifetime membership of PRC & presented her shield in a ceremony at PRC building today. Medical Superintendent Civil Hospital Quetta Abdul Rehman ...

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The continuous bloodshed in Quetta: Who is to be blamed?

Mariyam Suleman Baloch The morning of 8th August was alike every other day when Mahrang walked to her school carrying her books; weaving thoughts of becoming a professional someday just like her lawyer father and his colleagues. She had no idea the forth coming few hours would utterly shatter her life and the dreams she once unraveled. Just after four ...

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Establishment of new Examination Boards may ensure quality education

By: Sami Parvez  Balochistan Board of Intermediate Secondary Education Quetta is the only board for entire province, where every year in Secondary School Certificate examination more than 80,000 candidates appear. As well more than 60,000 candidates appear in Higher Secondary School Certificate per year. Due to large number of candidates annually the result the is announced late and most of ...

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Editorial:Bloody attack in Quetta

A suicide bomber killed at least 70 people including lawyers, media men, civilians and injured more than a hundred at the Civil Hospital in Quetta on 8th August, blast at Civil Hospital came hours after unidentified gunmen killed president of Balochistan Bar Association Advocate Bilal Anwar Kasi in the provincial capital following which lawyers had brought his body to the ...

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PPHI Balochistan: A good Instance of Excellent Management

By Mujeeb Baloch People’s Primary Health Care initiative (PPHI) was launched in 2007 to improve primary Health care services in order to alleviate poverty through quality and accessible healthcare and to provide quality Primary health care to the deprived masses. Then, after the 18th Amendment in the Constitution of 1973, the federal support Unit (FSU) which was the federal head ...

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Kalat: Govt Girls Middle School Iskalkoo lacks Basic Amenities and Its Own Infrastructure

Kalat: The Government Girls Middle Schools Iskalkoo, one of the oldest schools in Tehsil Kalat is deprived of all basic facilities and its own infrastructure. The Government Girls Middle Schools in Union Council Iskalkoo was upgraded in 2010, however, the public had no idea about it and hundreds of girls could not continue their middle schooling. The up-gradation of the ...

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Editorial: The Trend of “Visiting Lecturers” In BUITEMS

Provision of quality education has always remained a major issue in Balochistan, since  University of Balochistan (UoB), Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University (SKB), Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS) in capital city of Balochistan, have not been able  to give the standard education required in the university level. There are number of reasons, causing poor quality education, however, one ...

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