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No Quota for Balochistan in PSO Jobs

No Quota for Balochistan in PSO Jobs

Adnan Aamir Quetta – No quota has been allocated for candidates of Balochistan in recently advertised jobs of Pakistan State Oil (PSO). PSO is the largest company in Pakistan with annual turnover of 1.4 trillion rupees. PSO is state owned and falls under the ambit of Federal Ministry of Petroleum and Natural resources. Natural resources extracted from Balochistan are major ...

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Letter: Lack Of Drinking Water In Suburbs Of Turbat

Letter: Lack Of Drinking Water In Suburbs Of Turbat

Water is the second most important thing for life on earth after oxygen. However everyone is not lucky to get access to drinking water. Gushtang, a town 2 kilometer away from Turbat city is facing acute scarcity of water. Weather is very hot in Turbat and that has resulted in increase in demand of water. Lack of availability of water ...

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Letter: Electricity Problems In Khuzdar‏

Letter: Electricity Problems In Khuzdar‏

In Khuzdar, we are facing 16 hours of power cuts for the past one year, but guess what? We are so peaceful that we can never imagine to block the roads or protest against this injustice because we are Pakistanis and love our country, and can never imagine to embarrass our tribal elders who we elect to the assemblies to ...

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CPEC: The Way Forward

CPEC: The Way Forward

Adnan Aamir On May 28, all political parties of Pakistan reached a consensus on the route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CEPC) in the All Parties Conference (APC). Although it’s good news but it comes as a big surprise because the federal government didn’t concede anything major to win over the support of political parties of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). ...

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The CPEC Controversy

The CPEC Controversy

Adnan Aamir On May 16, an all-parties conference (APC) was conducted under the auspices of the Awami National Party in Quetta. All the major political parties of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa attended the conference. The participants urged the restoration of the old (original) route of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). In the same conference, participants reiterated that they appreciated the ...

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PIA Treating Balochistan As A Step-Child: Balochistan Assembly

PIA Treating Balochistan As A Step-Child: Balochistan Assembly

Quetta – Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is  treating Balochistan as a step-child said the members of Balochistan assembly, on Friday. Members of Balochistan assembly criticized PIA for replacing Boeing planes with ATR-72 aircrafts which are smaller in size and can carry fewer passengers. Provincial minister for information, law and parliamentary affairs, Abdul Rahim Ziaratwal said that people of Balochistan in ...

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Not A Single Federal Secretary From Balochistan

Not A Single Federal Secretary From Balochistan

Islamabad – Among the pool of 40 federal secretaries there is not a single one from Balochistan, reported The News. Federal secretaries are grade-22 government servants controlling federal ministries and only subordinate to their respective federal minister. Out of 40 federal secretaries, 22 are from Punjab, 11 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), 3 from Sindh, 2 each from Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad ...

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Prosperity of Baloch and Pashtoons is not prosperity of Pakistan? – Asfandyar Wali

Prosperity of Baloch and Pashtoons is not prosperity of Pakistan? – Asfandyar Wali

Quetta – President of Awami National Party (ANP) questioned federal government that prosperity of Baloch and Pashtoons not prosperity of entire Pakistan, on Saturday. Asfandyar Wali was addressing the All Parties Conference (APC) convened in Quetta by ANP to resist efforts to change the alignment of China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC). Asfandyar Wali said that Federal government is making CPEC controversial ...

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BHC Takes Notice Of Shifting Posts Of Balochistan To Punjab

BHC Takes Notice Of Shifting Posts Of Balochistan To Punjab

Quetta – Balochistan High Court (BHC) has taken notice of shifting posts of Additional Attorney General (AAG) from Balochistan to Punjab, on Wednesday. BHC has sent notice to federal secretary for Law and Justice for violating the recruitment laws. A post of AAG and secretary were approved for Balochistan but transferred to Punjab where recruitment has also taken place. BHC ...

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