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France is desirous of making investment in energy sector in Balochistan: Ambassador

By: Mir Behram Baloch Quetta: French Ambassador to Pakistan Mrs. Martine Dorance has said that her country is desirous of making investment in energy sector in Pakistan including Balochistan. She said this during her visit to Quetta Electric Supply Company on Tuesday. Mrs. Martine Dorance appreciated the efforts being made by the federal and provincial governments to overcome the energy ...

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CPEC has laid foundation of rapid development and prosperity in the country, Says CM Balochistan

By: Saeed Yousuf Gwadar: Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sana Ullah Khan Zehri on Tuesday said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) had laid foundation of rapid development and prosperity in the country. “The whole region including Pakistan will get productive benefits of the mega project,” he added. Addressing to the two days international Maritime/CPEC Conference organized by Pakistan Navy held at ...

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Women must learn some other skill along with their education: Speaker Balochistan Assembly

Quetta: Women must learn some other skill along with their education so that they become self-sufficient economically and look after their family in a better way, said Speaker Balochistan Assembly Ms. Raheela Durrani. She was speaking at certificates distribution ceremony among women completing training under sponsorship of FARWA  NGO at boy Scouts headquarters here Saturday. “Government is taking all possible ...

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A private bank robbed in Quetta

Quetta: Robbers looted millions of rupees from a private bank on Hali Road Quetta on Sunday. According to the Police sources, the robbery took place on Sunday night. “It is suspected that the security guard was involved.” Sources told. Police said that robbers had broke n into the foreign currency locker, thus, much of the currency is missing adding that ...

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Young Journalists from Balochistan receive AGAHI AWARDS

Quetta: Young journalists from Balochistan Muhammad Akbar Notezai and Adnan Aamir received Pakistan’s most credible journalistic award for their work at the AGAHI AWARDS 2016, on Saturday. AGAHI Awards is the recognition of journalists who have shown personal integrity and professional excellence. In more than 40 categories Muhammad Akbar Notezai received award in the category of Foreign Policy, while Adnan ...

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Quetta lawyers attack: ‘Irreparable blow to future’

Four months after a suicide attack on a hospital in Pakistan’s Balochistan province which killed 70 lawyers, ordinary people are struggling to find representation and justice in an unstable region. At least 70 lawyers were killed on August 8 when a suicide bomber attacked the emergency ward of a hospital in the state capital, Quetta, where lawyers had gathered to ...

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Water pollution: The main environmental issues in Balochistan

By: Sana Samad Water pollution is creating major threats to the public health. Pakistan is included among the most dangerous countries where people do not have access to safe water. It ranks at 80th number among 122 countries in the world. Most of the citizens still do not have water to drink. The people are compelled to buy toxic water ...

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Mir Gul Khan Naseer

By: Mir Ibrahim Regi Mir Gul Khan is was a prominent politician, poet, historian, and journalist from Balochistan, Born on 14 May 1914 in Noshki. Gul Khan Nasir was at the forefront of the Baloch Nationalist Movement and was most active between 1935 to 1980. Gul Khan made his first appearance in the realm of literature in the early 1940s ...

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Secretary Health visits Fatima Jinnah General and Chest Diseases Hospital Quetta

By: Saeed Yousuf Quetta: Secretary Health Noor-Ul-Haq Baloch visited the pace of overall developmental work progress, specifically Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Fatima Jinnah General and Chest Diseases hospital Quetta, on Friday. Noor-Ul-Haq Baloch said that revamping of the hospital was in its final stage. “Total functionalization of the departments of the hospital will be another milestone to the ...

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CPEC is opening new doors of opportunities for the people of Balochistan: Ahsan Iqbal

Islamabad: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal Thursday said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was opening new doors of opportunities for the people of Balochistan. According to a press release issued here, he said, all suspicions about the Western route have been proven wrong and mentioned that the first trade convoy carrying Chinese goods for export to ...

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