Balochistan

Balochistan will not give ownership rights of Gwadar’s land to private conglomerates: CM Balochistan

QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan has said that Balochistan government will not give ownership rights of Gwadar’s land to the private companies, rather it would be leased out. Balochistan Chief Minister stated these views in his media talk after return from China’s visit. He said that the minerals of the province belonged to its people and no agreement ...

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The collection of decade-old political ‘Pashto’ mag launched                     

 By: Rafiullah Mandokhail  ZHOB: The launching ceremony of the historical and political book ‘Pashto’ held at district assembly hall here. Veteran politician and member of the Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party central committee Molvi Sultan Kharoti presided over the launching event. A large number of political activists, writers, intellectuals, poets and people from different walks of life attended the ceremony. The ...

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ZHOB: Inspection team visits school, appreciates school performance

By: Rafiullah Mandokhail  ZHOB: In order to evaluate the academic performance of students, learning environment, cleanliness conditions, discipline and other facilities at a private sector school, an inspection team comprising subject specialists and senior teachers from different educational institutions visited The Ali Khan high school here. The team comprising lecturer Degree college Umer Khan, lecturer Muhammad Yousaf, Principal Government high ...

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Youth should raise voices for their rights through effective and positive use of social media: Sanaullah Baloch

By: Staff Reporter Quetta: Balochistan National Party (BNP) Central Leader and Member Balochistan Assembly, Sanaullah Baloch has said that youth should raise voices for their rights through effective and positive use of social media. He expressed these views during a stakeholder consultation on ‘Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) framework for Balochistan’ organized by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) in collaboration with ...

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Chaman Pak-Afghan border- Border Management issues and way forward

By: Shafqat Anwar Shahwani The Durand Line between Pakistan and Afghanistan was drawn by the British India through an agreement signed in 1893, between the Foreign Secretary of the British Indian government, Sir Mortimer Durand and the then ruler of Afghanistan, King Abdur Rehman Khan, which demarcated the 2,640 km (1,610 miles) border between British India and Afghanistan.  Subsequently, after ...

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The rich Balochistan and unfortunate Baloch

By: Abid Shaizad Reko Diq is a less populated village of district Chaghe; which is a remote area of the rich province, Balochistan. According to the 1998 census the population of Chaghe District was 202,562, along with approximately 53,000 Afghan refugees. The population of Chagai District was estimated to be over 250,000 in 2005. Reko Diq is famous because of ...

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ZHOB: Anti-measles campaign begins following poor routine immunization

By: Rafiullah Mandokhail  ZHOB: As routine immunization in the district bore no fruit, the health department started a 12-day anti-measles campaign to vaccinate the children between nine months and five years of age in every nook and corner of the district. For the purpose 77 mobile teams have been formed to vaccinate 58000 children in urban and rural areas of the ...

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ZHOB: Terror bid foiled; 60kg heavy explosives recovered in Sabakzai area

By: Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: Security Forces claimed to have foiled a major terrorism bid by reportedly recovering sixty kilograms of heavy explosives near mountainous Sabakzai dam area here. According to sources, the forces on a tip-off recovered 60 kilograms’ explosive material hidden in a deserted area near Sabakzai dam cross on Zhob-Quetta highway. On getting information FC and Bomb Disposal ...

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QUETTA: Traffic Chaos and Possible Solutions

By: Sabir Shahwani Baloch Social, economic and technical advancements have yielded rapid urbanization in developing countries. This increase in urbanization is characterized by high population density, traffic congestion, poor drainage, inadequate infrastructures and other related spatial, technical and social issues. These issues are further augmented in the form of increased motorization. These ultimately end up with restriction in accessibility and ...

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Social activists demand legislation on child marriages in Balochistan

QUETTA: Social activists from Non-Government Organizations have demanded immediate release of notification for Provisional Commission on Status of Women, Child Marriage Prohibition Law and Appointment of Ombudsperson (women harassment act at work place. Addressing a joint news conference on Friday the social workers Sana Durrani, Abdul Sattar Baloch, Gul Khan Naseer, Zia Baloch, Rubina and Rizwan said that they had ...

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