Tag Archives: Governance

Controversial Exam Results: Students Protested Against Board

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Around 3,000 students took the streets to protest against controversial result of Intermediate exams declared by Balochistan Board of Intermediate and Secondary education (BBISE), on Monday. Intermediate result declared by BBISE on Saturday shocked everyone because only 28.68 percent candidates were declared successful. Result became controversial from the outset due to errors in marks of hundreds ...

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Intermediate Result: Students Protest Against Balochistan Board

Sami Parvez Quetta – Students who had taken Intermediate exams have severely criticized Balochistan Board of Intermediate and Secondary education (BBISE), in aftermath of the result.   BBISE announced Intermediate result on 5th September and only 28.68 percent of stands were declared pass. Out of 26,883 candidates that appeared in exams only 7,710 candidates were declared successful. Out of 26,883 ...

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RTI Legislation: Balochistan Bureaucracy Gives Cold Shoulder

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Despite offer of full support by Chief Minister (CM) of Balochistan, Dr. Malik Baloch, bureaucrats of Balochistan gave a cold shoulder to proposed Right to Information (RTI) legislation. Enshrined in section 19-A of constitution of Pakistan, citizens have the Right To Information (RTI) on matters of public importance. However there is no effective legislation for RTI ...

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Curse of Drug Addiction in Pakistan

Mahmood Ahmadzee In Pakistan, youth is destroying them by getting addicted in different kinds of drugs. Drugs are a type of disease, which if a person develops, will never be able to leave easily. According to statistics shared by credible sources, there are 4.7 million drug addicts in Pakistan. UNODC claims that 800,000 Pakistanis, aged between 15 to 64 years, ...

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Who’s responsible for the growing number of road accidents in Balochistan?

Adnan Aamir 11 people were killed in a deadly road accident on August 10, near Kalat district in Balochistan. Road accidents consuming lives of more than dozens of passengers is a normal occurrence on the highways of Balochistan. The reason for a rising number of accidents is the poor performance and conduct and control structure of National Highway Authority (NHA) ...

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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

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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Saindak: Employees of Copper-Gold Project Protest Against Poor Treatment

Hassan Baloch Chagai – Employees of Saindak copper-gold project have protested against poor treatment meted out to them by administration of the project, on Saturday. Main reasons for protests of employees are the poor food being provided to them and the unhygienic water that they drink while working for the project. Saindak Copper-gold project, situated in Chagai district bordering Iran ...

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Makran: People Protest Against Transfer of Commissioner

Sami Parvez Turbat – People of Makran have protested against the transfer of divisional Commissioner, Pasand Khan Buledi. Last week, Mr. Buledi was transferred from the position of Commissioner Makran and made an Officer of Special Duty (OSD) without any reason. Mr. Buledi is considered to be a very honest and vigilant office by residents of Makran and therefore his ...

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Balochistan: Religious Leaders to Play Role in Polio Campaign in September

QUETTA – Emergency Operation Center (EOC) Balochistan’s coordinator Dr. Sayed Saif Ur Rehman has said that religious clerics and prayer leaders will play their rule in persuading the parents to administer anti-polio drops to their children in September’s anti-polio campaign in Balochistan. Addressing a news conference at EOC Balochistan on Tuesday, Dr Syed Saif Ur Rehman said the religious leaders ...

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