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Gwadar Center Stage of $46 Billion CPEC is All Set to Run Out of Drinking Water

Gwadar Center Stage of $46 Billion CPEC is All Set to Run Out of Drinking Water

Adnan Aamir China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is touted as a game changer for the entire region. Federal government claims that it would usher in a new era of prosperity for the country and Balochistan would be the biggest beneficiary. Gwadar, the CPEC’s raison d’etre, was also supposed to reap the benefits of the $46 billion projects. Instead, Gwadar is all ...

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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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Attention Diverter: Urdu as Official Language

Attention Diverter: Urdu as Official Language

Raza Baloch History of Urdu language, began to take shape during the Delhi Sultanate (1206-1526 AD) but it was made functional during the Mughal period (1526- 1858). Urdu as an official language has already faced many controversies since the 19th century such as Hindi-Urdu dispute. Pakistan since its genesis was confronted with many challenges; Massacre of Muslim Refugees in India, ...

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PTV-Quetta Recruitment Tests Venue Quagmire

PTV-Quetta Recruitment Tests Venue Quagmire

Adnan Aamir Quetta – In a decision that is being widely criticized by candidates in Balochistan, recruitment tests for Pakistan Television (PTV) Quetta center would be held in Karachi. After gap of more than three years, PTV is recruiting candidates for its vacancies from all over Pakistan. Candidates of Balochistan, while submitting application forms, selected Quetta as their test center. ...

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‘Rising Balochistan’ Seminar Held in Quetta

‘Rising Balochistan’ Seminar Held in Quetta

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Rising Balochistan seminar was held in Serena Hotel Quetta, on Thursday. Seminar was organized by the Balochistan chapter of Alumni Association of National Security Workshop (AAN) with the support of Balochistan government. Governor of Balochistan, Muhammad Khan Achakzai was the chief guest of the seminar and delivered the opening address about how Balochistan is developing and ...

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Systematic Deprivation of Balochistan in Federal Jobs

Systematic Deprivation of Balochistan in Federal Jobs

Adnan Aamir Quetta – A detailed study of vacancies announced by Federal Public Service commission (FPSC) hints towards systematic deprivation of Balochistan in federal jobs quota. FPSC is an autonomous body that is constitutionally mandated to carry out recruitment on federal government vacancies for jobs of scale BS-16 and above. Federal government jobs are distributed among four provinces of Pakistan, ...

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Where has Balochistan’s 6% Quota in Federal Jobs, gone?

Where has Balochistan’s 6% Quota in Federal Jobs, gone?

Adnan Aamir On the 26th of July, 45 vacancies of BPS-17 were advertised in Quetta Electricity Supply Company (QESCO). Out of these 45, not a single vacancy was allocated for Balochistan. Electrical Engineers of Balochistan were waiting for these vacancies for over two years and they were totally disappointed. Fortunately, Civil Society of Balochistan protested against the injustice and the ...

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Discrimination: Balochistan Completely Ignored In High-Scale QESCO Vacancies

Discrimination: Balochistan Completely Ignored In High-Scale QESCO Vacancies

Quetta – Balochistan has been completely ignored in advertised vacancies of Quetta Electricity Supply Company (QESCO). QESCO, electricity Distribution Company of Balochistan under federal control, advertised 47 vacancies of BPS-17 on Sunday. Out of these 47 vacancies, not a single vacancy has been reserved for Balochistan. Balochistan has 6 percent quota in federal jobs but there is not a single ...

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HEC: Depriving Students Of Balochistan Of Higher Education

HEC: Depriving Students Of Balochistan Of Higher Education

Abdul Rahim Balochistan is a victim of apathy of federal government since 1947. Balochistan suffers problems of poor health care facilities, electricity load shedding, reduced supply of Gas, lack of control on natural resources amongst other problems. One of the major problems faced by students of Balochistan, that is not often highlighted, is the way Higher Education Commission (HEC) treats ...

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Woes Of Balochistan Passengers While Travelling To Karachi

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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