Tag Archives: Governance

DHQ Hospital Gwadar: Epitome of Bad Governance

Mariyam Suleman Baloch Two days old infant with his closed eyes in the dark room, taking the last breaths of his life and having an oxygen mask on his little radish face was waiting for someone to help him live in the part of the world where people mostly rely upon miracles. But miracles don’t usually happen and this was ...

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Quetta: Little Paris Turned A Dump

Adnan Aamir Quetta, the capital city of Balochistan, was established as a military garrison by British raj. It was planned to accommodate 100,000 people. Today, almost 140 years after its establishment, Quetta is home to approximately 3 million people. Accommodating 30 times more people than its capacity has taken its toll on the city and a lot of municipal problems ...

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Non-Availability Of District Public Prosecutor: Kech Bar Association To Boycott Court Proceedings

Shoaib Durrazai Turbat – Kech Bar Association (KBA) has called for boycott of court proceedings due to non-availability of District Public Prosecutor in Kech district. Courts would be boycotted by member lawyers of KBA from 25th July to 1st august as a protest against non-appointment of District Public Prosecutor and members of Majlis-e-Shoora. District Public Prosecutor is the lawyer that ...

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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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Dr. Malik Is Running A Failed Government: Zahoor Buledi

Interview by Shoaib Durrazai Zahoor Buledi belongs to Buleda tehsil of District Kech. He has served as member of Provincial Assembly of Balochistan from Buleda during 2008-13. Shoaib Durrazai of Balochistan Point conducted a short interview with Zahoor Buledi. Shoaib Durrazai: What’s the nature of your differences with Dr. Malik Baloch and National Party? Zahoor Buledi: I have regards for ...

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Woes Of Balochistan Passengers While Travelling To Karachi

Shoaib Durrazai People of Turbat, Pasni, Panjgur, Gwadar and Ormara are incensed through numerous check posts of coast guards on Coastal Highway. When a passenger bus travels from Turbat, Pasni, Panjgur, Gwadar to Karachi it’s stopped for checking at Gwadar, Nalent, Pasni, Kund Malir and hub. This exercise is nothing more than teasing passengers because on the same route, gasoline ...

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Non-Payment Of Custom Duty: Gwadar Students Deprived Of Donated School Buses

Mariyam Suleman Baloch Gwadar – Three School buses donated by China Overseas Port Company (COPC) for schools of Gwadar are held at Gwadar port due to non-payment of custom duty, learnt the Balochistan Point. On 18th August 2014, three buses donated by COPC reached Gwadar port. However, custom authorities stopped the release of these buses out of port without payment ...

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Letter: BPSC Website Should Be Improved

New Chairman of Balochistan Public Service Commission (BPSC) Justice (R) Mehta Kailash Nath Kohli is playing a crucial role in reforming the whole system that was tarnished and stigmatized by the corrupt ex-Chairman. New chairman is a ray of hope for the aspirants who had been badly disheartened during ex-Chairman’s tenure. The mounting reformative and merit based policies of new ...

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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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Two Years With Dr Malik Baloch

Adnan Aamir After the May 2013 general elections, Dr Abdul Malik Baloch was elected as chief minister of the insurgency-torn Balochistan. Dubbed as the first ‘middle class’ chief minister of Balochistan, Dr Malik had the huge responsibility to provide much-needed relief to people of Balochistan. On June 9 this year, Dr Malik Baloch completed two years as chief minister; the ...

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