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Lok Virsa discovers Folk Child Troupe to perform at the Faiz International Festival

Islamabad: Lok Virsa has newly discovered Folk Child Troupe, Young Child artists who will also perform at the Faiz International Festival 2016. Executive Director Lok Virsa Fauzia Saeed said that one of the mandates of Lok Virsa was to discover new artists and promote them into the mainstream society. “The Institute proudly presented the discovery of new in the past ...

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Hub: 62 killed, 95 injured in an explosion at the Shah Norani Shrine

By: Mehboob Shahwani Hub: At least 62 people were killed and more than 95 have been injured in a huge blast in the premises of the Shah Noorani shrine in Khuzdar district on Saturday evening. Sources told that explosion has resulted death of 62 people who include women and children. More than 500 people were in the shrine at the time of ...

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BPSC Exams on time

Quetta: Chairman of the Balochistan Public Service Commission and his colleagues refused to postpone the scheduled PCS and other BPSC examinations to accommodate a few candidates who are appearing M.A. and M. Sc examinations of University of Balochistan, Quetta. This was finally decided in a meeting between the BPSC Chairman and the Chief Minister at the Chief Minister Secretariat where ...

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Experts highlight the need for new right to information law for Balochistan

By: Mir Behram Baloch Quetta: Balochistan Freedom of Information Act 2005 is ineffective and needs to be repealed. It does not facilitate citizens and journalists in getting information from public bodies. There is a need for an effective right to information law for the province on the lines of those enacted in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. These views were expressed ...

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Death toll rises to 26 in Gadani ship-breaking blast

Quetta: The death toll from an explosion and fire at a Gadani ship-breaking yard last week has risen to 26, officials said on Sunday. More than 57 others were wounded in the incident when a gas cylinder exploded and started a fire inside an oil tanker at the Gadani yard in the in Gadani district Lasbela. A local government official, Zulfiqar ...

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Education Department will conduct training for private school teachers: DEO Kalat

Kalat: District Education officer Kalat Sher Ahmed Sumalani has said that education department would conduct professional training for teachers of private schools in Kalat in order to transfer new approaches and teaching techniques. This was shared in a meeting held with principals of private schools at district education office Kalat on Saturday. Mr. Sumalani appreciated efforts of private schools for ...

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Balochistan Government issues threat alert

Quetta: Balochistan’s Home department has issued a threat alert stating that a “lady suicide bomber” has reached Quetta, where she is believed to carry out a terrorist attack. “It has reliably been learnt that a lady suicide bomber, ageing between 17 and 18 has reached Quetta for some terrorist activity,” the letter read. It said that two terrorists along with ...

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Remembering Mehmood Baloch

By: Shayhak Nazeer History remembers the people who work for the betterment of their nation and the people who give priority to their language and literature. Sheheed Mehmood Hassan is a shining example of it who is no more in this world but his thoughts, contributions to Baloch nation and literature made him alive in the pages of Baloch history. ...

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PCS examinations will be held on schedule: Government of Balochistan

Quetta: Competitive examines would be conducted in accordance with its schedule which has already been announced, said a press release issued by the provincial government, here on Saturday. According to statement, the BPSC examinations would be held on schedule and strongly rejected the reports that the examinations are being postponed or delay. “There is not truth in rumors that competitive ...

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BRCs administration shut all their campuses in Balochistan

By: Shoaib Durrazi Quetta: The Balochistan Residentional College (BRC) administrations have shut all their campuses in Balochistan including Loralai, Turbat, Khuzdar and Zhob from 3 November. Administration of BRCs urged Balochistan government to fulfill their demands otherwise classes would not be attended. The administration has demanded release of 75% allowance of the employees and ensures the promotion policy, since due ...

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