Quetta    -   Flood-hit Balochistan faces a viral disease epidemic as 3963 new cases of diarrhoea, skin infections, malaria has been re­ported in the last 24 hours. According to a report Baloshic­tan reported 3,963 new cases ...

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  • Flood-hit Balochistan faces viral disease epidemic

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    QUETTA    -   Flood-hit Balochistan faces a viral disease epidemic as 3963 new cases of Flood-hit Balo­chistan faces a viral disease epidemic diarrhoea, skin infec­tions, malaria has been reported in the last 24 hours, according to a report on Sunday. According to a report Balochistan reported 3,963 new cases of viral diseas­es in the last 24 hours. 947 ...

  • Pakistan facing an unprecedented natural disaster: Senator Samina

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    QUETTA    -   Focal Person, Relief to Flood Vic­tims, Balochistan, Senator, Sam­ina Mumtaz Zahri on Sunday said that Pakistan was facing the worst effects of climate change, which could be resulted in natu­ral calamities. She expressed these views while distribut­ing ration bags, mosquito nets, clean drinking water, clothes, milk, children’s food and ...

  • Awareness session on Global Undergraduate-Pakistan Program held at UoT

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    QUETTA   -   An awareness session on “The Global Under­graduate Pakistan Program” was organized by the Department of Natural and Basic Sciences at University of Turbat (UoT). Dietitian Parveen Noor was the guest speaker of the session, said press release issued here. Faculty members and students attended the session.  Speaking on the occasion, Dietitian ...

  • Multiple development projects underway for welfare of people: MPA Qadir

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    QUETTA   -   Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) of Hazara Democratic Party (HDP) Qadir Nahil on Sunday said that various devel­opment projects were underway to provide basic facilities to the people of the constituency including the Railway Hous­ing Society (RHS). “Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s Univer­sity is one of the best educational institutes in ...

  • Loralai University to help end illiteracy in less developed areas of Balochistan

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    QUETTA    -  The Uni­versity of Loralai will help end il­literacy and promote higher educa­tion in the less developed far-flung areas of Balochistan that has been completed at a cost of Rs 1493.751 million. The Higher Education Commission has provided funds for the university with the objec­tive of establishing the university to provide better opportunities of ...

  • Every citizen should contribute to make Quetta neat, clean: Administrator

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    QUETTA    -    Quetta Metropolitan Corporation (QMC) Administrator Abdul Jabbar Baloch said that commitment had been made to make Quetta city clean and green; therefore, cooperation of people was required for the purpose. These views were expressed by him while addressing a function held here on Saturday under the aegis of Quetta Metropolitan Corporation in connection with ...

  • Hot, dry weather forecast for Balochistan

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    QUETTA    -   The Met Office has forecast hot and dry weather in most parts of Balochistan during next 24 hours. According to the Met Office, the minimum temperature in Quetta was recorded at 10.5 degree centigrade and 4.2 degree centigrade in Ziarat on Saturday.

  • JUI-F to be adjusted in provincial cabinet in proportionate to its position, says CM

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    QUETTA   -   Balochistan Chief Minister (CM) Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has said that Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) would be adjusted in the provincial cabinet in proportionate to its position. He said, “Neither anyone will be expelled from the cabinet nor will anyone be deprived of Ministry.” These views were expressed by him while talking to media during visit ...

  • Govt taking measures to provide relief to flood victims: CM Bizenjo

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    QUETTA   -    Balochistan Chief Minister (CM) Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo on Saturday said that the incumbent provincial government was taking serious steps to provide relief and support to the flood victims on emergency basis to reduce their difficulties.  He expressed these views at an important meeting with the former provincial minister MPA Nawbzada Tariq Magsi at ...

  • Turbat University to launch more PhD, MPhil programmes in Balochi, Biochemistry

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    QUETTA   -   The Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan has issued No Objection Certificate (NOC) to the University of Turbat (UoT) for the launching of the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Balochi and the Master of Philosophy (MPhil), PhD programmes in Biochemistry as well. In miscellaneous letters issued by the HEC here on 21st September 2022, the Quality Assurance Division ...

  • Balochistan floods claim 12 more lives, death toll reaches 322: PDMA

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    QUETTA   -   Balochistan’s death toll amid floods reached 322 with 12 more reported dead, the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) reported. According to the PDMA, over 500,000 cattle have been reported dead, and 185,000 homes have been damaged amid the calamity. 65,000 homes were completely demolished while 120,000 were partially damaged, the PDMA told. 103 ...

  • Pashtun Culture Day celebrated in parts of Balochistan

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    QUETTA   -   Pashtun Culture Day was celebrated in different parts of Balochistan, in­cluding its provincial capital Quetta on Friday.  The day was marked with various colourful ceremonies organised at different places in Quetta and other Pashtun dominated districts of the province.The main ceremony was held at the open area of the Metro­politan Corporation Quetta ...

  • CTD claims killing of two terrorists in Khuzdar

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    QUETTA   -   The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) killed two alleged terrorists said to be associ­ated with a proscribed outfit in Balochistan’s Khuzdar on Friday. A spokesperson for the CTD said the operation was conducted in Sor­gar area. Two terrorists were killed in an ex­change of fire with the CTD personnel, while three of their accomplices fled, he ...

  • Anti-polio drive to begin on Sept 26 in province

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    QUETTA    -   A seven-day anti-polio drive will kick off in five districts of Balochistan on September 26 (Monday) during which 0.885 million children till the age of five will be vaccinated.  “The anti-polio campaign will be launched in all union councils of Quetta, Pishin, Chaman and Qilla Abdullah districts while drive against the crippling virus will cover ...

  • Bravery, hospitality, veracity hallmarks of Pashtun tribes: CM Bizenjo

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    QUETTA   -   Balochistan Chief Minister (CM) Ab­dul Quddus Bizenjo in his message on Pashtun Day termed the bravery, verac­ity, and hospitality as a hallmark of the Pashtun tribes. “Culture day of any tribe and nation teaches us to fully follow all positive principles that particular nation has followed since their origin,” he said on Friday. The CM said ...

  • Earthquake tremors felt in Khuzdar, adjoining areas

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    KHUZDAR   -   Earth­quake tremors of moderate intensity jolted the Khuzdar district of Balochistan and adjoining areas on Friday. According to the National Seismic Monitoring Centre (NSMC), the quake’s epicentre was near Khuzdar. The earth­quake’s depth was 10km, and its magnitude on the Richter scale was 3.3. Authorities have reported no loss of life until now. ...

  • BBISE announces HSSC annual results, declares 79,688 students successful

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    QUETTA    -  Out of 89,489 students, 79,688 students were declared suc­cessful in the Higher Second­ary School Certificate (HSSC) annual results 2022, an­nounced by the Balochistan Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BBISE), Quetta here on Thursday eve­ning. BBISE Chairman Ejaz Baloch, flanked by BBISE Controller Shaukat Ali Sarpra and Secretary ...

  • Punjab govt to build Punjab House in Gwadar

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    Following the Punjab government’s decision to build Punjab House in Gwadar, Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi will today give approval to the project. The government of Balochistan will provide land for the purpose. 

  • Pak Army, civil administration continue relief operation in Balochistan’s flood-hit areas

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    QUETTA    -   Government, Pakistan Army, Civil Administration and other welfare organizations are all out to undertake relief and reha­bilitation efforts in the flood-ravaged areas of Balochistan.  Relief operation was in full swing in the flood-hit areas in­cluding Quetta, Duki, Loralai, Pishin, Qila Saifullah, Bolan, Sibi, Dera Bugti, Khuzdar, Lasbela, ...

  • Effective polices essential for promotion of quality education: UoB VC

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    QUETTA    -   Vice Chancellor of University of Balochistan (UoB) Prof. Dr Shafiqur Rehman on Thursday said that it was imperative to set up effective policies for the promotion of quality education, development of the insti­tution and to bring things to comple­tion. He expressed these views while chairing the 86th meeting of the Academic Council of University of ...

  • LG by-polls in four flood-hit districts of Balochistan on Sept 27: ECP

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    QUETTA    -   Election Commission, Balochistan on Thursday said by-elections of lo­cal government in four flood-affect­ed districts of the province will be held on September 27. “Polling in 65 wards of 11 union councils of four flood-affected dis­tricts of the province including Mu­sakhail, Mastung, Duki and Loralai have been rescheduled,” said ...

  • Party differences between Balochistan CM, BAP Senator resolved

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    QUETTA   -   Differences between the Chief Minister Balochistan cum President of Balochistan Awami Party (BAP), its General Secretary Senator Manzoor Kakar have been re­solved amicably here on Thursday. Talking to newsmen, the BAP leaders told that Provincial Minister Sardar Abdul Rahman Khetran played the key role of mediator between the two leaders. Party Secretary ...

  • CM takes notice of student’s killing in Panjgur

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    QUETTA      -     Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Qudus Bizenjo on Thursday took notice of the killing of a student in Panjgur. “Immediate action should be taken against the elements involved in the trag­ic incident,” the Chief Min­ister said while issuing a di­rective for early arrest of the perpetrators. In a handout issued here, CM ...

  • Mainly hot, dry weather forecast for Balochistan

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    QUETTA    -   The Met Office has forecast hot and dry weather in most parts of Balochistan during next 24 hours. According to the Met Office, the minimum temperature in Quetta was recorded at 13.0 degree cen­tigrade and 4.9 degree centi­grade in Ziarat on Thursday.

  • Two-day Tablighi Ijtema concludes in Mangochar

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    QUETTA    -   The two-day Tablighi Ijtema (religious gathering) peacefully concluded in Mangochar, Kalat district on Thursday with special prayers for peace, prosperity and harmony in Pakistan. It happened for the first time in the history of Kalat district that a grand congregation was held here on the special demands of the area’s people, one of the participant said while ...

  • One more test positive for corona in Balochistan

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    QUETTA    -   One more coronavirus pa­tient was tested positive in Balochistan while number of total confirmed patients surged to 35,990 in the province on Wednesday. According to media coor­dinator provincial Health Directorate Cell Balochistan Dr, Muhammad Wasim Baig, at least 16,38,829 people were screened for the virus, out of which one more was reported positive. As ...

  • Ration, mosquito nets distributed among flood victims in Nasirabad

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    QUETTA    -    Deputy Commissioner (DC) Naseerabad Ayesha Zehri on Wednesday distributed ration and mosquito nets among flood victims during a visit to Tehsil Chithar and its adjacent flood-affected areas. She also inspected the Rural Health Centre where she was briefed about the provision of medical facili­ties to the public, while the she also checked the at­tendance ...

  • Al-Khidmat Foundation distributes rations to 200 flood-affected people in Quetta

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    QUETTA   -   Al-Khidmat Foundation distributed ra­tions among the flood victims of Jafar­abad Gandakh at Boys Scout School in Quetta on Wednesday.  According to the detail, Al-Khidmat Foundation organized a ceremony of a ration distribution at Boys Scout School for flood victims where the Al-Khidmat Foundation’s Balochistan chapter Chief Muhammad Sadiq ...

  • FDI head Uzma Yaqoob calls on Chairperson Commission Fauzia Shaheen

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    QUETTA    -   Chairperson of the Commission on Status of Women Balochistan Fauzia Shaheen on Wednesday said that it was important to formulate an effective strategy to deal with issues of affected people including women and children in disaster-stricken areas of the province and protect natu­ral disasters. In this regard, the Gender and Child Protection Desk of ...