Balochistan

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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Quetta: Zero tolerance will be shown to the absent teachers, says Secretary secondary education Balochistan

By: Iqbal Baloch QUETTA: Provincial Secretary for secondary education Mohammad Tayyab Lehri has said that   zero tolerance will be shown to the absent teachers and they will be dealt according to the rules and procedures of the department; if deemed necessary the teachers may be suspended from their services. He expressed these during the surprise visit to different schools in ...

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Civil Society demands MPA Khuzdar to take immediate action to resolve public issues

Khuzdar: A delegation comprising of  civil society, Informal District Assemblies and volunteers demanded the immediate resolution of major public issues within the district from Mir Younus Aziz Zehri  (Member of Provincial Assembly) while an advocacy with him at guest house Khuzdar. The member of the provincial parliament was made aware of the public issues including unavailability of trauma center, absence ...

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0.5 million children get education in private schools in Balochistan; BPSF                 

By:  Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: “In Balochistan the state-run schools are in precarious condition. Around 70 percent of public sector schools have no basic facilities including drinking water, electricity and boundary walls. In the province 1.2 million children are in state-run schools, while 0.5 million children are in private institutions.” This was revealed by General Secretary Balochistan Private Schools Foundation Nazar Barech ...

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Pakistan attaches top priority to development of Gwadar as a gateway of (CPEC)

ISLAMABAD: Secretary Planning, Development & Reform (PD&R) Zafar Hasan has said that government attaches top priority to development of Gwadar as a gateway of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) that will open new avenues of cooperation between Pakistan and China. He expressed these views on Thursday during the meetings of Joint Working Groups (JWGs) of Gwadar and Planning held here ...

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No negligence to be tolerated during anti-polio campaign; warns DC     

By: Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: Deputy Commissioner Abdul Jabbar Baloch inaugurated the three day anti-polio campaign by administering anti-polio drops to children under five at Castle here on Saturday. The drive will be continued till Monday in 30 union councils of the district that straddling borders with Afghanistan and South Waziristan. District Health Officer Dr. Muzafar Shah, Communication Officer UNICEF Samad ...

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