Search Results for: Behram Baloch

A Baloch journalist’s trip to America

By Mir Behram Baloch It has been quite a while since I am back from America and I already see lots of changes within me not as a journalist only but as person too. Before I went there I used to hear this sentence a lot that America is land of learning but when I reached there, I truly realized ...

Read More »

Shirkat Gah-Quetta conducts workshop on  “The Production of Meaning & Politics of Representation”

QUETTA: A Non-Government Organization (NGO) Shirkat Gah-Quetta (Women`s Resource Center) conducted two days’ workshop on “The Production of Meaning & Politics of Representation” with media professionals on 1st & 2nd October (Tuesday & Wednesday). The analysis of visual/verbal narratives, uses and misuses of gender stereotypes and exercises to enable participants to demonstrate their skills in news reporting of VAW issues ...

Read More »

UNHCR and BUITEMS Launched a Centre for Refugees and Migration Studies in Quetta

QUETTA: The UN Refugee Agency UNHCR signed a Partnership Agreement with Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS) on 7th June 2017 Wednesday. This collaboration is aimed at establishing a Centre for Refugees and Migration Studies (CRMS) as well as provision of training for refugee teachers and opportunities for entrepreneurship/business studies for refugee students in the university. ...

Read More »

No tangible measures by government keep Gwadar thirsty

 By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch    The demand for supplying clean and safe drinking water to the residents of Gwadar has once again increased. The dire need of water can be measured that people are compelled to block roads to protest against unpredictable power, and water supply. The Populaces in Gwadar has been demanding for water for years but the assurance ...

Read More »

Legislators agree to work for developing national agenda on women’s rights   

 By: Mir Behram Baloch  Quetta: Legislators from the four provincial assembly and national assembly have agreed to work together for developing a national agenda for addressing women’s rights in Pakistan. Additionally, With the tenure of national and provincial assemblies reaching to completion in 2018, legislators also prioritised several other democratic reforms and human rights reforms which they agreed to take ...

Read More »

Quetta: Cultural Minister inaugurates Noori Naseer Khan Cultural Complex Auditorium

By: Mir Behram Baloch Quetta:  Cultural Minister Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Muhammad Hasani has said that our priorities include the promotion of the Balochistan’s culture and literature. Culture is our identity and we will extend support to the artists. He said this while addressing the participants of the inauguration ceremony Noori Naseer Khan Cultural Complex auditorium on Tuesday.   On this occasion Major ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

Fatima Iqbal Khan receives National award for Human Rights

By: Mir Behram Baloch Quetta: Social activists Fatima Iqbal Khan has been awarded National award for Human rights. She was honored in an award distribution ceremony held at president House Islamabad, where president of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain awarded her the best achievement few days ago. A large number of Federal ministers, members of parliament, ambassadors from different countries and secretaries ...

Read More »

Stakeholders call for the implementation of Pakistan’s Human Rights Action Plan

Civil Society and key stakeholders concurred that Pakistan’s National Plan of Action on Human Rights was essential for Pakistan in fulfilling its constitutional and international commitments. These views were highlighted and expressed at DRI’s National conference, ‘Pakistan’s GSP+ Status and Universal Periodic Review 2017’ held in Islamabad on 8 December. The conference brought together over 150 influential stakeholders, including members ...

Read More »

Quetta: Arrest warrant issued against Musharraf

By: Mir Behram Baloch  Quetta: The Balochistan High Court on Monday issued a bailable arrest warrant against former Pakistan President Gen Pervez Musharraf regarding the murder of former Baloch nationalist leader Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti in a military operation in 2006. A divisional bench of the Balochistan High Court in Quetta passed the order during hearing of review petition challenging ...

Read More »