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No Electricity In Turbat For 43 Hours

Sami Parvez Turbat – People of Turbat suffered 43 hours continuous electricity supply suspension from Saturday to Monday. Sources privy to the matter told The Balochistan Point that electricity of Turbat was disconnected by people of Tump Tehsil of district Kech. Electricity transformer of Tump was out of order from last few days and Quetta Electricity Supply Company (QESCO) didn’t ...

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CPEC: The Way Forward

Adnan Aamir On May 28, all political parties of Pakistan reached a consensus on the route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CEPC) in the All Parties Conference (APC). Although it’s good news but it comes as a big surprise because the federal government didn’t concede anything major to win over the support of political parties of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). ...

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Archives Necessary For Protection Of Civic Rights Of Citizens: Hafeez Jamali

Interview by Adnan Aamir Balochistan Archives is an executive agency of the Government of Balochistan which serves as the main repository for official records and documents of historical significance. Hafeez Jamali, who has a Ph.D. in Social Anthropology from University of Texas, is the current director of Balochistan Archives. Balochistan Point recently conducted an Interview with Hafeez Jamali. Adnan Aamir: ...

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Expanding Economic Opportunities In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Mir Behram Baloch Mardan – AGAHI, a not for profit organization initiated a project ‘Expanding Economic Opportunities’ strengthening local communities capacity to acquire skill sets that enables them to contribute towards their socio-economic well being. AGAHI, in collaboration with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chamber of Commerce convened a training workshop in Mardan Press Club on 6th June to raise awareness and increase ...

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Change The Nation Through Education

Shah Meer Education is a process which brings positive change in oneself. Acquiring a degree does not make a person educated until he is improved with positive change. Unfortunately, we have kept aside ourselves from this change. We have succeeded in the field of nuclear weapons and proudly claim to have the Islamic Bomb but still are not adequately armed with the ...

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75 Baloch Students Arrested For Protesting Against BMC Principal

Quetta – Police has arrested 75 Baloch students of Bolan Medical College (BMC) who were protesting against the attitude of Principal, on Friday. All students have been locked up in Brewery Police station which is situated near BMC. Students were protesting against the attitude of BMC Principal Dr. Saadat Khan Barozai, under the Auspices of Baloch Students Action committee (BSAC). ...

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How A Road Destroyed Economy Of Awaran

Shabir Rakhshani Turbat road was the main route that connected Turbat with Awaran and both these districts with Karachi. Turbat road was not only the main route for transportation of passengers and goods but it was also primary source of livelihood for people living in settlements located along the road. This road connected Turbat, Mand, Buleda, Hoshab, Josak, dander and ...

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Mastung: Candidates Protest Against Irregularities In NTS Test

Mastung – Candidates protested against National Testing Service (NTS) for massive irregularities in recruitment test, on Wednesday. NTS is conducting recruitment tests for 4,300 educational department vacancies allover Balochistan. Protesting outside Mastung Press club, candidates alleged that serving lecturers took recruitment tests on behalf of other candidates. After receiving fees of over Rs. 10 million and delaying the test for ...

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Letter: I See Madrassas But No Schools

Nasrat Baloch I live in Turbat, Makran. I usually travel to Dasht and its surrounding areas which are almost 50 kilometers away from Turbat. On the way, I can see many small settlements. In every population settlement one can see a common thing which is mosque and madrassas but one can’t find a school everywhere. One may find school buildings ...

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VIP Visit: People Of Quetta Suffer Enormously

Quetta – People of Quetta suffered a great deal of nuisance due to the arrival of Prime Minister and his entourage in Quetta, on Tuesday. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reached Quetta on Tuesday morning to participants in All Parties Conference called in Aftermath of Mastung Carnage which resulted in death of 22 passengers. All the major arteries of Quetta located ...

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