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463 People Disappeared and 157 Mutilated Bodies found in 2015 from Balochistan: VBMP

Quetta:   Approximately 463 people from Balochistan forcefully disappeared while 157 mutilated bodies were found in 2015 from Balochistan, Chairperson of Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) Nasrullah Baloch along with the family members of missing persons alleged while presiding conference here in Quetta Press Club on Friday. They said that according to the relatives of missing persons, Human Rights Organizations ...

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Workshop Emphasizes Effective Disaster Risk Reduction Plan

Adnan Aamir Quetta : Consultative workshop held in Quetta Press Club emphasized on formulation of effective disaster risk reduction plans for Balochistan, on Thursday. Consultative workshop was held by Civil Society Balochistan and Health and Nutrition Society (HnNuts) in collaboration with Action Aid and Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA). Zahid Mengal, executive director of Azat Foundation, discussed the disaster prone situation ...

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Candidates Decry New Verification Rules of BPSC

Adnan Aamir Quetta : Candidates appearing in recruitment tests of Balochistan Public Service Commission (BPSC) have decried the new verification rules. Justice (R) Mehta Kailash Nath Kohli after being appointed as Chairman of BPSC changed the verification rules and made it mandatory for candidates to verify all their official and academic certificates from the issuing bodies. Previously, only those candidates were ...

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Network Launched for Betterment of Education in Balochistan

Adnan Aamir Quetta : Education Network Balochistan (ENB) was launched through a press conference in Quetta Press Club, on Thursday. ENB is a coalition of different Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and technical experts who will work for betterment of education in Balochistan through advocacy and raising voice. ENB was represented in the press conference by Zahid Mengal of ...

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Technocrats of P&D Department Protest against Bureaucrats

Adnan Aamir Quetta: Technocrats of Planning and Development (P&D) department of government of Balochistan have protested against the meddling of bureaucrats in posts which are reserved for technocrats, on Tuesday. Cancellation of recently advertised four posts of Assistant Chief of Section is termed as instance of unfair meddling in P&D departments by technocrats. P&D department is one of the most important ...

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Public Forum Debates Proposed Private Education Bill

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Newly proposed private education regulation bill was debated in a public forum held in Quetta Press Club, on Wednesday. Public forum was conducted by Azat Foundation and HARD with collaboration of Action Aid and Education Network Balochistan. Those who addressed the forum include Shah Jahan Baloch Action Aid Program Manager, Zahid Mengal Executive Director Azat Foundation ...

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Nawab Sanaullah Zehri Elected 22nd CM of Balochistan

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Nawab Sanaullah Zehri took oath as 22nd Chief Minister (CM) of Balochistan, on Thursday. Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai took oath from Nawab Zehri in a ceremony held in Governor House on Thursday evening. Earlier in the day, Nawab Zehri was elected CM unopposed when no one filed nomination papers opposed to him in session of Balochistan ...

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2nd Session of Joint Working Group Held in Quetta

Adnan Aamir Quetta – 2nd Session of Joint Working Group Meeting of Parliamentarians and Civil Society Organizations was held under the auspices of Democracy Reporting International (DRI) in office of local organization in Jinnah Town Quetta, on Wednesday evening. DRI has established a Joint Working group with collaboration of Women Caucasus of Balochistan Assembly and Civil Society Organizations. First session ...

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Dalbandin: No Female lecturers in Only Girls Degree College

Yahya Sahil Reki Chagai – The only government Girls Degree College in Dalbandin is facing capacity problems as there are no female lecturers to teach the students. Dalbandin town is Headquarter of District Chagai which is situated on the north-west border of country. There are only three Girls High Schools and one Girls Degree College for the entire Chagai district. ...

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People Shiver in Acute Shortage of Natural Gas in Kalat

Kalat: In the acute shortage of electricity and suspension of natural gas in Kalat city the people have been shivering in sub-zero weather as gas supplies decreased with falling temperature. According to the details Kalat,one of the historic cities of Balochistan, 136 Km away from Quetta, has been witnessing  low gas pressure for the last couple of months, however, the  acute ...

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