Posts tagged as: Balochistan

Levies official killed in Balochistan

QUETTA: A soldier of Balochistan Levies providing security to a polio team in Killi Karbala, Pishin was shot dead on Monday. Levies official Mehmood had just finished his duty when he was attacked by unidentified assailants near the Bypass area of Killi Karbala. Mehmood was providing security cover to anti-polio campaigners. However, after the campaign ended […]

Balochistan govt announces 5 Eid holidays

QUETTA: After announcing a day off on July 28, the number of official holidays by the Balochistan government has rose to five on account of Eid-ul-Fit Quetta News Sources

Balochistan cabinet meeting on June 19

QUETTA: A meeting of Balochistan cabinet will be held at Chief Minister Secretariat on Thursday, June 19.According to a handout issued, here on Wednesday Chief Minister Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch will preside over the cabinet meeting to be held in connection with upcoming Balochistan Budget 2014-15.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 Quetta News Sources

Security of jails beefed up in Balochistan

QUETTA: Security of Balochistan s jails has been beefed up to avoid any untoward incident.Inspector General of Balochistan Prisons Bashir Bangulzai sa Quetta News Sources

6 killed in Balochistan gun attack

QUETTA: Six people, including a school teacher and two brothers, were shot dead in a gun attack inside a house in Dasht Chot, about 40 kilometre off Turbat city, a remote district in Balochistan on Wednesday morning. “Armed men barged into the house of Master Abdul Hameed Baloch and opened fire on him and his other relatives sleeping inside […]

Balochistan govt increases subsidized rate for purchase of wheat

QUETTA: Balochistan government has announced a Rs. 50 increase in subsidized rate for purchase of per 40 kilogram of wheat from farmers in the province. Provincial Secretary for Food Saleem Awan here Sunday said the subsidized rate for purchase had been increased from Rs. 1200 to Rs. 1250 per 40 kilograms in the province. He […]

6 children die of measles in Balochistan

QUETTA:  Six children – two siblings – have died after suffering from measles in Kalat and Pishin districts of Balochistan in the last three days. Four children died in Gizag, in Kalat district, where health workers could not visit them due to a volatile security situation. “We did receive information about the deaths of four […]

Balochistan Health Minister calls on QESCO chief

QUETTA: Balochistan Health Minister Rahmat Saleh Baloch called on Chief Executive Officer Quetta Electricity Supply Company (QESCO) Eng. Baleeghuz Zam Quetta News Sources

Polio campaign started in Balochistan

QUETTA: A three-day anti-polio campaign has been started in five districts of Balochistan on Monday. Officials in the Health Department said that medical teams have reached in five districts including Quetta, Pishin, Qila Abdullah, Zhob and Sherani and started administering anti-polio drops to the children below age five. “About 761,000 children below age five will […]

Balochistan issue: Marchers seek recovery of missing persons

ISLAMABAD:  Participants of the long march from Balochistan have demanded recovery of missing persons. They vowed to continue their journey till the recovery of their relatives, expressing disappointment over the response of the government and the courts. The long march participants made this demand at a discussion jointly organised by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) […]

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