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PPHI Balochistan: Mandate is eminent, cause is noble

By: Saeed Yousuf Peoples Primary Health Initiative-Balochistan (PPHI-B) is envisioned in provision of sophisticated health care facilities to the deserving masses, with pragmatic approach of community participation in eliminating poverty. PPHI-B Is a non-profit company registers under the Section 42 of companies’ ordinance 1984. In Balochistan the administrative control of Basic health units in the province is entrusted to PPHI. ...

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Baloch lawmakers condemn hunting of Qatari Princes in Balochistan

Quetta: Balochistan lawmakers on Monday strongly criticized the federal government for allowing Qatari princes the hunting of Houbara Bustard in Washuk. Addressing a press conference in Quetta Press Club, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) senator Sardar Fateh Muhammad, Awami National Party senator Mir Kabeer Ahmed Muhammad Shahi, provincial ministers Mir Mujeeb-ur-Rahman Muhammad Hasni, Nawab Muhammad Khan Shahwani and Mir Arif Jan ...

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Neglecting female education in Balochistan

By: Sana Samad In last few years, the female literacy rate has increased in the country but instead of growing it is opposite in Balochistan. The literacy rate of female in Balochistan has decreased rapidly just due to not getting any attention from government. Balochistan is the most backward province in every regard. The female are not encouraged to get ...

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Chrismis celebrated at Lok Virsa

Islamabad: Maintaining its previous tradition, Lok Virsa celebrated Christmas with a great festivity and fervor here at Shakarparian. Special programs marking Christmas Day held at the Pakistan National Museum of Ethnology (Heritage Museum) were congregation of Christian community, Christmas cake cutting ceremony, erection of Christmas tree, distribution of sweets and gifts by Santa Claus, live folk musical performances and cultural ...

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Editorial: Mushtaq Raisani’s Plea Bargain

The Executive Board of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in a disclosure move on Wednesday accepted the plea bargain request of more than Rs2 billion of Balochistan Finance Secretary Mushtaq Ahmad Raisani and Sohail Majeed Shah, the contractor and front man of Mir Khalid Khan Langov, ex-adviser to CM Balochistan for Finance. In line with a press release issued by NAB ...

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Minister Health Inaugurates Nutrition Services Provision Center at DHQ Hospital Panjgur

Panjgur: Minister Health Mr. Rahmat Saleh Baloch inaugurated Nutrition Services Provision Center at DHQ Hospital Panjgur and visited Nutrition Services Provision Center at BHU Essai, on Friday. During his visit he shared the importance of Nutrition Program, updated the media about fortification bill which is under process in Balochistan assembly through which all floor mils will be bound to add ...

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Rush for ‘Breaking News’ putting journalists at risk: Press Club Reps

Karachi: Press clubs’ representatives from across Pakistan agreed that the rush for breaking news combined with the unprofessional attitude of editors, newsroom personnel and media houses leave journalists working in the field vulnerable and at risk. This was the consensus at the ‘National Consultative Dialogue on the Safety of Journalists,’ organized by the Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) with the support ...

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Development of Balochistan through CPEC

By: Dr Muhammad Khan ON the eve of inauguration of Sorab-Hoshab highway, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reiterated his stance that development in Balochistan province is indeed development of Pakistan. He particularly emphasized that, “A new Pakistan is in the making. A developed Balochistan means a new Pakistan.’’ In order to connect entire Balochistan with Gwadar, this network of roads, motorways ...

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New medical colleges will be viable source in provision of health care services: Abdul Rauf Baloch

By: Saeed Yousuf Quetta: Additional Secretary Health Abdul Rauf Baloch has said that three newly established medical colleges in the province will probably be a milestone in coping with the gap of medical professionals and will be a viable source in provision of the best health care services to the poor patients in far-flung areas of Balochistan. Under the recommendations ...

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UNHCR concluded 16 days of activism against sexual gender-based violence activities in Balochistan

Quetta: The campaign of 16 days of activism against sexual gender based violence is scheduled to conclude today.UNHCR along with its partner has organised different activities under the theme- “Healthy Relationships at Home, in School and in Community.” The proposed activities were carried out in 10 Refugee Villages of five districts of Balochistan and Quetta urban. The focused RVs included; ...

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