Balochistan

WWF, Balochistan govt join hands for environmental conservation

KARACHI: The World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) and the Planning and Development Department, government of Balochistan, have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore future avenues of a long-term partnership in environmental conservation and sustainable development of the province. In order to address environmental and development challenges in Balochistan; especially the adverse impacts of climate change, natural resource ...

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Thousands of workers become jobless as Govt imports coal from abroad

By:  Mir Hazar Khan Baloch QUETTA: Importing coal from abroad has devalued the coal of Balochistan. Thousands workers, associated with this industry have become jobless. 60-years-old Mohammad Yaqoob, working as mine worker since childhood, expressed his grief by telling that mine workers put their lives in danger by working hard and bringing sack of coal from thousands feet down of ...

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Entrepreneurship seminar held at BUET Khuzdar

By: Ubaid Zehri   An Entrepreneurship seminar on “All about becoming Propreneur” was jointly organized by Lead to Empower, ORIC and  Balochistan University of Engineering & Technology Khuzar   on 17th May 2017 at  University auditorium. Young trainers Miss. Fatima Brohi, Mr. Imran khan, Mr. Faheem Ahmed delivered lectures and highlighted the Entrepreneurship and the concept of effectuation, its   benefits, challenges ...

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Director British Council calls on Governor Balochistan

QUETTA: Governor Balochistan Mohammad Khan Achakzai on Wednesday said that efforts were underway to provide best health, education and other fundamental facilities to masses in the province. He was talking to Director British Council Sindh and Balochistan Christopher Hunt who called on him here at Governor House on Wednesday. They discussed various matters of mutual interest and issues related to ...

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QUETTA: Tribute paid to  late  renowned Baloch literary figure Muhammad Baig Behgul

 By: Staff Reporter  QUETTA: A condolence reference was organized by  Balochi Labzanki Dewaan Quetta in collaboration with  Balochistan Academy of Sciences and Research to pay glowing tribute to late Muhammad Baig Behgul a renowned Baloch literary figure at Quetta Press Club on Wednesday. Speakers expressed that People devoted their lives for the promotion and development of language; literature and culture are ...

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Health sector accountability—whose domain?

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch   It was shocking news for Abdul Razzaq when he came to know that he had been diagnosed with cancer. The painful saga continued and he lost his complete hand up-to shoulder in two different surgeries.   “I had fever and visited a doctor for checkup, he gave me an injection. However, instead of recovering, my arm ...

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BA session held with member of Panel of Chairperson Yasmeen Lehri

 QUETTA: The Session of Balochistan Assembly was held here on Tuesday with member of Panel of Chairperson Yasmeen Lehri following two days’ delay. Provincial Minister Sheikh Jaffer Khan Mandokhail presented the draft bill of Balochistan Mass Transit Authority which was handed over to the standing committee by the chairperson. Chairperson for Standing Committee on Social Welfare and Women Development Dr. Shama Ishaq ...

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BSAC: On the way to find the creams of society

By: Aziz Ejaz Baloch Student Action Committee (BSAC )is a non-profitable committee and has no links with any political party. BSAC has been a symbol of change with its strict policies regarding the lapses that have wrapped up the whole educational system of the province into its cancerous strike.  As the educational matters and situations are concerned, Balochistan with such ...

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25 killed as bomb hits Abdul Ghafoor  Haidery’s convoy in Mastung, Islamic State claims responsibility

QUETTA: At least 25 people lost their lives while over 30 others, including Deputy Chairman Senate of Pakistan Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haidery, were injured on Friday in a roadside blast in Mastung area of Balochistan, officials said. District Health Officer in Mastung Dr Sher Zaman said, “25 bodies have been shifted to two hospitals in Quetta,” adding that 35 injured ...

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Administratively disowned juniper forest of Harboi

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch Abdul Slam, 42, is one of the hundreds of wood cutters who regularly chop juniper trees from mountains of Harboi located in Kalat district of Balochistan, one of the rare and centuries’ old forests in the world. Slam is least aware if he is chopping down what may otherwise be a biosphere reserve and cultural treasure ...

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