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International Day of Persons with Disabilities Celebrated in Quetta

Adnan Aamir Quetta – International day of persons with disabilities was celebrated by Quetta Online group of volunteers, on Thursday. Quetta Online with support of Dost organization, Host organization and TSO celebrated the day by arranging a program with title of “Break Barriers, Open Door” in Boy’s Scouts Association Hall in Quetta. United Nations has designated December 3rd as International ...

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Refusal Case: 25-Month Child Discovered with Crippling Polio Disease

Quetta – A new case of crippling polio virus was confirmed in a 25-month-old boy in Quetta’s eastern Bypass on Thursday, confirmed Dr. Syed Saif Ur Rehman, Coordinator Emergency Operation Center (EOC) Balochistan. The total number of cases reached to five in Quetta while 7 in whole Balochistan during the year of 2015. The child is identified as Rab Nawaz ...

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Traffic Police in Quetta Facing Capacity Problems

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Traffic Police in Quetta is unable to manage the traffic of Quetta city due to its low capacity. Quetta is the only metropolitan city of Balochistan with an estimated population of 2.5 million. In Quetta city, traffic Jams, illegal car parking and traffic violations are a common occurrence because Traffic Police does not have required manpower ...

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Forced Merger of Southern Pashtunkhwa not Acceptable: Mehmood Achakzai

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Chairman of Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PKMAP) and member of National Assembly, Mehmood Khan Achakzai, has said that Pashtuns do not accept Forced Merger of Southern Pashtunkhwa in Balochistan. He made this statement while addressing a large political gathering in Quetta to observe 42nd death anniversary of his father Abdul Samad Khan Achakzai. Abdul Samad Khan ...

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Hajira: 13 Year Old Cancer Patient Needs Help

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Hajira, a 13 year old patient, who belongs from Kharan district needs financial help for treatment of blood caner. Hajira comes from an under-privileged family of Kharan district and her father sells commodities on a man-push cart to earn his livelihood, mother of Hajira told Balochistan Point. Hajira got seriously ill couple of months back and ...

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Quetta Online will Celebrate Disable Person’s Day

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Quetta Online group of volunteers along with support of other Civil Society organizations will celebrate International day of persons with disabilities, on Wednesday. United Nations has designated December 3rd as International day of persons with disabilities and theme for this year is Inclusion matters: access and empowerment for people of all abilities. Quetta Online is a ...

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Commissioner Quetta and Coordinator EOC Vow to Eradicate Polio

Quetta – Commissioner Quetta Division Kambar Dashti and Coordinator Emergency Operation Center (EOC) Balochistan Dr. Syed Saif Ur Rehman have urged the officials to put more efforts on the high risk areas like Killa Abdullah during the next three day anti-polio campaign scheduled to be held on December 14th this month. Quetta Division, comprises of three high risk districts Quetta, ...

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Gender-Sensitive Reporting Training Imparted to Journalists

Quetta – One day gender-Sensitive reporting training was imparted to journalists of Quetta, on Saturday. One day training with the title of “Analyzing media in Pakistan through gender lens” was conducted in Quetta Press Club. Training session was conducted by Uks research organization with the support of National Endowment of Democracy (NED). Shehzad Baloch, a senior freelance journalist, coordinated the ...

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Confusion Surrounding Sealing Water Tube Wells in Quetta

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Latest drive of Water and Sanitation Authority (WASA) to seal illegal tube wells in Quetta has been marred by confusion.  WASA started sealing tube wells in the vicinity of Samungli road Quetta earlier this week. Residents of different areas of Samungli Road have complained that water supply to their homes have been suspended because WASA has ...

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CM Balochistan Pleads Helplessness in Helping Cancer Patient

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Chief Minister (CM) of Balochistan, Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch, pleaded his helplessness in providing financial aid for Hajira who is blood cancer patient. A delegation of Civil Society Balochistan called on CM on Friday to ask for help in treatment of Hajira. Hajira a 13 year old patient from Kharan is suffering from acute myeloid leukemia, ...

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