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Pilgrims Complain of Pathetic Arrangements during Hajj

Pilgrims Complain of Pathetic Arrangements during Hajj

Adnan Aamir Meanwhile media is focused on the death toll of Mina stampede, Pilgrims of Pakistan have complained about pathetic arrangements. A group of pilgrim from Quetta, who are in Makkah at the moment, revealed the poor arrangements to Balochistan Point while talking on condition of anonymity. Poor Arrangements by Pakistani Hajj Mission Pilgrims complained that Hajj mission of Pakistan ...

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War Against Economic Terrorism in Balochistan

War Against Economic Terrorism in Balochistan

Adnan Aamir Balochistan is facing myriad problems ranging from insurgency to sectarian violence and bad governance. In such a situation, one of the less focused issues is the rampant corruption in the province which has rendered the government machinery ineffective.  Corruption is not a new problem for Balochistan. In fact the second Chief Minister of Balochistan, Jam Ghulam Qadir, was ...

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Corrupt Balochistan Assembly Members: Part of Problem

Corrupt Balochistan Assembly Members: Part of Problem

Adnan Aamir After the 18th Amendment to the Constitution and the 7th NFC award, the resources of Balochistan have been looted by a new elite class comprising of the members of the provincial assembly. The previous Balochistan Assembly, from 2008 to 2013, embezzled Rs 360 billion from the provincial exchequer, as per reports. At one time 61 out of 65 ...

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Poor Province – Extravagant Foreign Trip for 34 Member Delegation

Poor Province – Extravagant Foreign Trip for 34 Member Delegation

Adnan Aamir Quetta – 34 member delegation of Balochistan assembly will visit USA on a trip that will cost Rs. 35 approximately to the provincial exchequer, learnt Balochistan Point. Delegation will be led by deputy speaker of Balochistan assembly, Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo. Other participants include opposition leader Molana Abdul Wasay, deputy opposition leader Zamruk Achakzai, Home Minister Sarfraz Bugti, ...

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Editorial: BPSC Must Bring its House in Order

Editorial: BPSC Must Bring its House in Order

Balochistan Public Service Commission (BPSC) is a constitutionally-mandated autonomous body which is responsible for recruitment on provincial government jobs that have scale of BPS-16 or higher. BPSC has been marred by corruption and mismanagement in recent past. Last Chairman of BPSC was unceremoniously sacked by Governor of Balochistan after a judicial inquiry report found him responsible for corruption in job ...

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Reported Corruption In Construction Of Shah-i-Tump Road

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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National Party Epitomizes Everything Wrong In Balochistan

National Party Epitomizes Everything Wrong In Balochistan

Adnan Aamir For those who don’t know, the National Party is one of the ruling parties in Balochistan at the moment. It’s the party of the so-called “middle class” Chief Minister of Balochistan, Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch. It is the epitome of what’s wrong with political parties of the province. On June 7, 5 Hazaras were gunned down in broad ...

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University Of Balochistan Shut Down After Protests

University Of Balochistan Shut Down After Protests

Adnan Aamir Quetta – University of Balochistan (UOB) was shut down on Saturday after protest of student’s organization intensified against the administration of the university. UOB is the oldest and largest public sector university in Balochistan that also conduct gradation level examinations of degree colleges in Balochistan. Protests against incumbent Administration of UOB started more than month ago but these ...

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75 Baloch Students Arrested For Protesting Against BMC Principal

75 Baloch Students Arrested For Protesting Against BMC Principal

Quetta – Police has arrested 75 Baloch students of Bolan Medical College (BMC) who were protesting against the attitude of Principal, on Friday. All students have been locked up in Brewery Police station which is situated near BMC. Students were protesting against the attitude of BMC Principal Dr. Saadat Khan Barozai, under the Auspices of Baloch Students Action committee (BSAC). ...

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Candidates Oppose Changes In BPSC Verification Rules

Candidates Oppose Changes In BPSC Verification Rules

Quetta – Candidates appearing for recruitment examinations oppose the changes in Balochistan Public Service commission (BPSC) verification rules, learnt The Balochistan Point. According to new rules, candidates have to submit their verified educational documents and local certificates along with applications. Previously, documents verification was required only when a candidate had been selected for the job. Consolidated Advertisement No. 07/2015 published ...

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