Tag Archives: Governance

Pakistan Blocked 25 Million Unverified Sims

Bahram Sayad Islamabad – Over 25 million unverified Subscriber Identity Modules (SIMs) have been blocked by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) when the three month deadline for biometric verification of SIMs ended on Sunday. This announcement was made by Chairman of PTA Dr. Ismail Shah on Monday. The five telecom operators of Pakistan, Mobilink, Ufone, Telenor, Warid and Zong launched biometric ...

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Letter: No Change In Plight Of Balochistan

The Nationalist government promised to the nation that it would change the present socio-political system of province. After over Two years of the new government, there is still no improvement in the law of jungle. Unfortunately Baloch nation is still in the murky and stormy environment as they were before this government. There is no change in the education sector ...

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Letter: Traffic Problems Of Quetta Require Urgent Action

Free flow of Traffic is part and parcel of a civilized society. Traffic lights and adherence to traffic laws is must to ensure free flow of traffic. Unfortunately, Quetta, the only metropolitan city of Balochistan, is deprived of traffic lights. People from all over Balochistan, travel to Quetta city for their official and private work. This has resulted in increasing ...

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Balochistan Government is Discriminating Kharan District: District Chairman

Quetta – Chairman District council of Kharan, Mir Sagheer Badini has blamed Balochistan government for discriminating Kharan district in release of funds District Chairman made these allegations while addressing a press conference in his office, on Monday. Mr. Badini claimed that Balochistan government has released funds of Rs. 18 million for every district except Kharan. He termed this decision as ...

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Zhob: Airplanes Of Kuwait And Singapore Narrowly Escaped Airborne Collision

Quetta – Airplanes belonging from Kuwait and Singapore narrowly escaped collision in air, over Zhob, on Sunday. According to aviation sources, both planes nearly collided with one another due to poor signal quality of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Kuwait Airlines plane was travelling to Islamabad whereas Singapore Airline’s plane was travelling to London. There are some serious flaws with frequency ...

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Ishaque Dar Promises 18 New Passport Offices In Balochistan

Quetta – Federal Minister for Finance, Ishaque Dar, has said that 18 new passport offices would be established in Balochistan. Finance Minister made this statement while talking to Chief Minister of Balochistan Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch in Islamabad. In Balochistan there is only handful of Passport Offices and people face great deal of inconvenience when they visit passport offices. “Passport ...

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Drought in Balochistan

Adnan Aamir Balochistan is all set to face a harsh drought in the coming months. Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) has stated that 29 out of 32 districts of Balochistan are affected by drought. Primary reason for drought in Balochistan is that fewer rainfalls took place last year. The drought in Balochistan has the potential to cause a human catastrophe ...

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Editorial: Urgent Steps Required To Tackle Drought Crisis

Balochistan is home to several problems and the most recent problem to have surfaced is a drought. Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) has stated that 29 out of 32 districts of Balochistan are facing drought conditions due to fewer rainfalls last year. The scale of the impact of this drought can be catastrophic for people living in rural areas of ...

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Vacuum Of Leadership And Lack Of Institution Building

Naseeb Ullah Kakar Vacuum of leadership and lack of institution building has shoved our country into anarchy. The only institution that has not collapsed in this country is the army which is being used for almost everything. In Pakistan they are the only hope and Messiah when it comes to disasters, security, maintaining law and order situations, operations, facing terrorists, ...

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