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Quetta: Crimes Against Journalists Condemned

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Journalists condemned crimes against journalists in Balochistan in protest demonstration held outside Quetta press club, on Tuesday. A protest demonstration was held by Balochistan Union of Journalists to mark U.N designated “International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists.” Protestors were holding placards and chanted slogans for protection of journalists in Balochistan. Addressing the participants ...

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History of Panjgur Discussed in BPLA Seminar

Aziz Ejaz Quetta – History of Panjgur district was discussed in a seminar conducted by Balochistan Professors and Lecturers Association (BPLA) Panjgur chapter in government degree College Panjgur, on Wednesday. Malik Saleh Baloch, District Chairman of Panjgur was the chief Guest of the Seminar. Other guests included Faqeer Mohammad Ambar a prominent poet and Balochi writer, Zahid Baloch a senior ...

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Balochistan Joint Working Group of Parliamentarians and Civil Society Hold First Meeting

Quetta: Joint Working Group of parliamentarians and civil society organizations on women, youth and minorities in Balochistan held its first meeting on October 29, 2015. Dr Shama Ishaq, Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Social Welfare, Women Development, Zakat Usher, Haj Auqaf, Minorities, and Youth Affairs had announced formation of said group. The working group is an outcome of the Consultative Forum ...

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Urgent Formulation of Youth Policy Demanded in Public Forum

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Urgent formulation of Youth policy for Balochistan was demanded in a public forum meeting that took place in Quetta Press club, on Thursday. A public forum under the title of “Review, discussion and recommendation for Balochistan Youth Policy” was conducted under the auspices of College of Youth Activism and Development (CYAAD), an organization working in social ...

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Chagai: Nepotism Based Recruitment Amid Rampant Unemployment

Ali Raza Rind Chagai – Chagai district is facing rampant increase in unemployment as more than 1,000 candidates appeared in recruitment tests of 50 vacancies of Levies force. Chagai, the most thinly populated district of Balochistan, shares borders with Iran and Afghanistan. Natural resources based Mega Projects such as Saindak Copper-Gold project and Rekodiq project are also situated in Chagai ...

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Economic Sustainability: Ban Smuggling in Balochistan

Muhammad Shah Economic stability for any state is essential in order to reduce poverty, inflation, and increase production to retain economic growth in an economy. Certain exports and imports of commodities of Balochistan with neighboring countries are operated in an illegal way. This results in suffering of huge losses in terms of generating tax revenue, price hiking, shortage of commodities, ...

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Epitome of Bad Governance: Wahdat Colony Drains Overflowing for 35 Days

Adnan Aamir Quetta – In an example of Epitome of Bad governance, sewerage drains in Wahdat colony Quetta are overflowing for last 35 days. Wahdat Colony is a congested locality situated at the geographic center of Quetta city. Main sewerage drain passing through Wahdat colony is blocked since Eid-ul-Azha last month. During last 35 days the foul smelling drain water ...

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Chagai: Woman kidnapped from Punjab Recovered from Afghan Refugees Camp

Ali Raza Rind Chagai – A women kidnapped form Punjab has been recovered by Levies force from Afghan Refugee’s camp of Gardi Jungle, on Sunday. Assistant Commissioner (AC) Dalbandin Razzaq Sasoli raided Gardi Jungle refugee’s camp on a tip off. “Name of the recovered women is Shahista Praveen and she belongs from Khanewal district of Punjab,” AC told journalists. According ...

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Jewani: NP Representatives Condemn Balochistan Government for Load Shedding and Water Crisis

Suleman Hashim Gwadar – National Party (NP) representatives and the Chairman of the Iranian-bordering town Jewani have condemned Balochistan government for 21 hours load shedding and water crisis in Jewani during a press conference in Gwadar Press Club, this Sunday. Addressing the issue of electricity, the party representatives said, “Previously we only had 6 hours load shedding in Jewani which ...

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CPDI launched ‘Study of District level Budget Making Process in Balochistan’

Press Release Quetta – Transparency and citizens’ participation in budget making process lacked at district level in Balochistan. Budget Call letters, estimates of expenditures and receipts, consultation with stake holders, websites of all the districts of Balochistan remained nonfunctional during last fiscal year. CPDI demands transparency and citizens’ participation in the budget making process at district level in Balochistan. Balochistan ...

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