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Problems in PTCL Internet: Turbat Disconnected from World

Sami Parvez Turbat – DSL internet service provided by Pakistan Telecommunications Limited (PTCL) is suspended for last few days, learnt The Balochistan Point. Internet disconnection has resulted in creating severe problems for students, journalists and social media users in Turbat. “We are being told that this fault is due to a technical error but such problems are very frequent,” Tariq ...

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Careless Driving: Scores Of Passengers Wounded In Turbat

Sami Parvez Turbat – Due to Careless driving of driver of Mini-Van, over 10 passengers have been wounded near Turbat on Tuesday, learnt The Balochistan Point. A mini-van of Al-Zahid Transport lost its balance due to over-speeding of the driver and fell down injuring majority of the 15 passengers on board. “This accident took place only due to careless driving ...

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Electricity Supply Suspended To Makran Division During Eid Days

Sami Parvez Turbat – Supply of electricity remained suspended to Makran division during the Eid days. On first two days of Eid, people of Makran experienced long hours of load shedding, learnt the Balochistan Point. On third day of Eid, electricity supply from Iran to entire Makran division was suspended due to a fault in main grid station of Mand. ...

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Reported Corruption In Construction Of Shah-i-Tump Road

Sami Parvez Turbat – Massive corruption is taking place in construction of Shah-i-Tump road in Kech district, learnt The Balochistan Point from sources privy to the matter. Shah-i-Tump road is under construction to provide better transportation facilities to people of Tump and to avoid blockage of road during rainy seasons. “We appreciate the construction of Shah-i-Tump road but we have ...

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Abysmal Health Care Facilitates In Buleda

Sami Parvez Turbat – Buleda Tehsil of district Kech has abysmal health care facilities, learnt The Balochistan Point. Last month a pregnant woman died when she could not get medical care on time. According to residents of Buleda, a pregnant women was being transported to Turbat city for medical care but the road was closed due to flow of mid ...

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Turbat: Residents Demand Construction Of Dams

Sami Parvez Turbat – Residents of Turbat have demanded the timely construction of dams in district Kech. “Population of Turbat is increasing and with it is demand for water, said Ejaz Ahmed advocate. “This is resulting in reducing the water table and hence construction of new dams has become inevitable,” added Mr. Ahmed while talking to The Balochistan Point. At ...

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Turbat: No Electricity In Atta Shad Degree College For 7 Last Days

Sami Parvez Turbat – Electricity supply to entire Atta Shad Degree College in Turbat has been suspended for last seven days, learnt The Balochistan Point. Atta Shad Degree College is the only degree college in Kech district where more than 3,000 students are enrolled. Staff colony situated adjacent to the college is also without electricity for last seven days. “Main ...

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Electricity Problems Exacerbate In Makran Division

Sami Parvez Turbat – Electricity problems in Makran division have exacerbated over the course of last few days, learnt The Balochistan Point. Yesterday, 4 high power transmission pylons were uprooted by storm in the Mand area of district Kech which resulted in cutting off electricity supply to major portion of Makran division. “I have learnt from sources in Quetta Electricity ...

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English As Medium Of Instruction In Government Schools

Sami Parvez English should be the medium of instruction in all the government schools. This would make it easy for the students of government schools to continue their studies after matriculation. In government schools, Urdu is the medium of instruction till class 10th. Therefore students that pass out form government schools have no commabd on English. All courses of colleges ...

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Yousaf Ajab Baloch Editor in Chief Muhammad Yousaf, known as Yousaf Ajab Baloch is founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Balochistan Point, born in Balochistan’s historic city of Kalat. Ajab holds a Master’s degree in International Relations and Brahui literature. He completed a short-term Educational Programme in Journalism in 2009, from Allama Iqbal Open University with journalistic language, editing, editorial writing, feature writing, column and ...

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