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Provision of safe blood to the masses is utmost priority: Noor-ul-Haq Baloch

By: Saeed Yousuf Islamabad: Secretary Health Balochistan Mr. Noor-ul-Haq Baloch called on the National Safe Blood Transfusion Porgramme representatives, GIZ  in Islamabad on Thursday to discuss the implementation of SBT Project Phase-II in Balochistan. The meeting was attended by Prof. Hasan Abbas Zaheer, National Coordinator SBTP, Dr. Amir Maqbool, Deputy Director SBTP, Mr. Zahid Mahmood, National Team Leader EPOS-KfW and ...

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Airdrop aid to Kalat and Mastung

Quetta: Pakistan Red Crescent Balochistan Branch and PDMA made airdrop of food and non-food items to besieged areas of district Kalat and Mastung by recent snowfall. Secretary PRC Balochistan Branch Dr. Imran Khan highly appreciated the sincere efforts and personal interest of Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti for helping the people who are blocked by the recent snowfall and rains.  The Minister ...

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Travelers are facing great difficulties due to blockade roads

 Quetta: Travelers are facing great difficulties due to blockade of Quetta-Karachi, Quetta-Zhob and other areas traffic. National highway remained blocked between Muslim Bagh and Kan Mehterzai and normal traffic could not be restored on fourth day and passengers are stranded. Hundreds of vehicles are stranded on both sides. Instead of helping passengers administration asked them why they travel during snowfall. ...

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Quetta: Citizens stage a protest against Sui Southern Gas Company

Quetta: Citizens staged a demonstration outside Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) against the unavailability of gas in different parts of the Quetta city and its suburbs, on Wednesday. The protester said that temperature touched the subzero degrees following the heavy snowfall in the provincial capital and other parts of Balochistan but the closure of CNG stations, low pressure of gas has ...

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Turbat : Vegetable vendors  denounce administrative action against them

By: Sami Parvez Turbat: Vegetable vendors and owners of fruit carts have alleged that on the direction of Assistant Commissioner (AC) the policemen broke down their vegetable and fruit carts and beaten-up those who resisted this act on Tuesday.   According to the sources the action was taken against encroachment by different shop keepers, vegetable and fruit sellers at Turbat ...

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Gwadar: Lives and livelihood of local Fishermen in Jeopardy

By: Mariyam Suleman  Fishermen sat on strike in front of the Municipal Committee Office Jivani, district Gwadar while their families waited for the day’s meal. In Gwadar, for more than 70% local residents fishery is the basic source of income. “You catch fish on daily basis and then sell them in the local market. Most fish is sold to dealers ...

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Traffic issues in Balochistan

By: Adnan Dost With the increasing population the problem of traffic control has become very acute in almost all the big cities in Balochistan. The increase in traffic has also added to the number of traffic accidents and roads are growing dangerous day by day. Unfortunately, we have little traffic sense and perhaps no respect for the traffic rules. No ...

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Studying Future Index Helpful For Effective Planning: Experts

Quetta: The consultative session on Pakistan – State Of Future Index (PK-SOFI) engaged academia, media, think tanks, and political parties in an immersive dialogue on the country’s past, present and future(s). The participants outlined key variables that the lab needs to pursue in developing the Pakistan – State of Future Index. The Pakistan – State Of Future Index will help ...

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People are compelled to drink contaminated water in Saindak

By: Naeem Baloch Saindak: Local people in Saindak area of Chaghi district have been compelled to drink contaminated water just due to the lack of clean drinking water in the area. Tubewel Water from Taalab area some 3 km away from Saindik is the only source of water which is supplied to the area ,however, it always remains unhygienic . ...

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Progress review meeting of the new medical colleges held in Quetta

By: Saeed Yousuf Quetta: On the recommendations of Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sana Ullah Khan Zehri, and concerned Secretary the Additional Secretary Health Mr. Abdul Rauf Baloch chaired the progress review meeting of the new medical colleges in the province at Khuzdar, Lorlai and Kech. On the occasion Chief Planning Officer Abdul Rasool Zehri, all project directors, principals, protocol officer Mr. ...

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