Category Archives: Balochistan

BNM leader alongwith 4 killed in Mastung

BNM leader alongwith 4  killed in Mastung

Quetta : The general  secretary of Baloch National Movement (BNM) was killed along with four   other people in an operation in Mastung district of Balochistan province on Friday night. Provincial Minister for Interior Mir Sarfaraz Bugti on Saturday informed in a news briefing in Quetta, that Dr Abdul Manan Baloch, who was also general secretary of the Baloch National Movement ...

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Government Urged to Establish Human Rights Bodies to Comply With GSP Plus

Government Urged to Establish Human Rights Bodies to Comply With GSP Plus

Adnan Aamir Quetta: Civil Society Working Group (CSWG) Balochistan for Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) plus status has urged government of Balochistan to establish human rights bodies and bring legislative reforms to comply with GSP+ conditions. Civil Society Working Group (CSWG) Balochistan made this demand while addressing a press conference in Quetta Press Club, on Monday. This workgroup represents civil ...

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Government officials Praise Performance of HPO-Tec in Kalat District

Government officials Praise Performance of HPO-Tec in Kalat District

Kalat: The performance of HPO Technical and Educational Centre (HPO-Tec) is commendable and initiatives taken by HPO collaborated with NAVTTC for skills development possibly will help in poverty alleviation. These comments were made by district heads of different government departments at tool kit and sewing machines distribution ceremony on Friday, 22 January 2016.  A tool kit distribution ceremony was organized for the ...

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Help of Civil Society Sought in Achieving SDGs in Balochistan, Sindh

Help of Civil Society Sought in Achieving SDGs in Balochistan, Sindh

Adnan Aamir Karachi: Help of civil society was sought to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Balochistan and Sindh, in a meeting held in Karachi on Thursday. A dialogue was held in hotel of Karachi with stakeholders of Sindh and Balochistan on SDGs under the auspices of Rahnuma FPAP. SDGs are the United Nations development agenda from 2015 to 2030 which ...

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Training on Literature for Youth Cultural Groups

Training on Literature for Youth Cultural Groups

Yahya Sahil Reki Quetta – Three days training workshop was held in Quetta on the theme of “Training on Literature for youth Cultural groups in which male and female poets and authors participated. 3 days training which continued from Tuesday to Thursday was arranged by College of Youth activism and Development (CYAAD) Professor Khalil Bawar, Professor Barkat Shah Kakar and ...

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Jaffarabad: 90% of Education Development Budget Not Released Yet

Jaffarabad: 90% of Education Development Budget Not Released Yet

Jaffarabad: After 7 months of passing of fiscal year 2015-16, 90% of education development budget of Jaffarabad district has not been released yet. This was revealed in a budget tracking convention held under the auspices of Alif Ailan and SHADE to discuss the spending of district education budget and highlighting the hurdles in the release of funds, on Thursday. A ...

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CPEC and Thirsty Gwadar

CPEC and Thirsty Gwadar

By Yousaf Ajab Baloch The recent inauguration of groundbreaking projects of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Balochistan by Prime Minister of Pakistan and the severe crisis of water in Gwadar and lack of   basic facilities of life mirror a very pathetic state of Baloch as well as the systemized discrimination of Islamabad against Balochistan lasting for decades. Recently, while addressing at ...

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Civil Society Lauds Chief Minister for Helping Cancer Patient Hajira

Civil Society Lauds Chief Minister for Helping Cancer Patient Hajira

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Civil Society Balochistan has lauded Chief Minister (CM) of Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Zehri for helping cancer patient Hajira by donating 1 million rupees, on Monday. Senator Shehbaz Durrani, on behalf of CM Balochistan handed over an open cheque of 1 million rupees to team of Civil Society Balochistan for Hajira. Hajira is a 13 year old ...

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No Drinking Water in Gwadar Should Open the Eyes of Rulers: Sadiq Umrani

No Drinking Water in Gwadar Should Open the Eyes of Rulers: Sadiq Umrani

Quetta: No drinking water in Gwadar should open the eyes of rulers who are making claims that development of Gawader is economic and prosperity of Balochistan. This was stated by president Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Balochistan and former provincial minister Muhmmad Sadiq Umarni while speaking with journalists who met him under the leadership of  Ayub   Bhutto a former president of ...

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Editorial: A War against Noble Cause

Editorial: A War against Noble Cause

Apart from number of reasons, assaults on Polio teams and their escorts has become the chief cause making Polio unbeatable in Pakistan. The religious militants have started a war against this noble cause and till today dozens of precious lives have been lost. Recently, once again Balochistan shocked when a suicide attack close to a polio vaccination center in capital ...

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