Climate Change Ministry launches wildlife surveys for first country-specific red data book

ISLAMABAD:While the Ministry of Climate Change) recognizes the unprecedented threats to the country’s biodiversity, efforts are being taken to address the threats as a part of the present government’s efforts for reinvigorating the ailing biodiversity sector and ecosystem restoration under the Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Programme, according to a press statement issued here on Sunday. “An ambitious initiative hRead More…

Children’s hospital fails to open OPD, emergency services

KARACHI:The patients at Sindh Government Children Hospital, North Nazimabad continue to suffer as Sindh Health Department and Poverty Eradication Initiative (PEI) have failed to resume OPD, emergency and other essential services in the hospital despite passage of two months. The children, who required emergency care are being referred to other public and private sector hospitals since last two months as PEI manageRead More…

(Govt) Kamal takes notice of kidnapping of five people

QUETTA:Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan has taken notice over kidnapping of five pilgrims from Panjgur area of the province and sought report from Additional Chief Secretary Home and Tribal Affairs Department, Inspector General of Police, Balochistan and Commissioner Mekran Division, said a Chief Minister office statement. Jam Kamal Khan said it is the foremost responsibility of the government to protect Read More…

(Weather) Dry weather forecast for Balochistan

QUETTA:Pakistan Meteorological Department Quetta Regional Center has forecast that mainly dry weather is expected in most parts of the province while hot and dry in southern and south eastern parts and dry with cool nights in central parts/ hilly areas of the province during the next 24 hours. During last 24 hours; weather remained hot and dry in most parts and dry with cool nights in hilly areas of the province. Read More…

Transfer and posting

Quetta:Wali Muhammad Bareach (PAS/BS-19), Director General, Information Technology (I.T), Balochistan, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Khuzdar vice Tufail Ahmed Baloch. Tufail Ahmed Baloch (BCS/BS-19), Deputy Commissioner, Khuzdar, has been transferred and directed to report to S and GAD while Mumtaz Ali Khetran (BCS/BS-18), Director Religious Affairs Department has been transferred and postedRead More…

Balochistan wants rail-based projects under CPEC

QUETTA:Government of Balochistan requests Federal Ministry of Communication, Islamabad for inclusion of Balochistan-based-rail-project in CPEC. A letter of Planning and Development Department, Government of Balochistan addressed to Secretary, Ministry of Communication, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad states, “The 10th meeting of the Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) iRead More…

lobal Conference on Wireless and Optical Technologies held in Karachi

KARACHI:University of Malaga (UMA), Spain, Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET), Jamshoro, Pakistan, Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) Karachi, Pakistan, and Riphah International University, Islamabad, Pakistan, jointly organized online GCWOT’20 (Global Conference on Wireless and Optical Technologies) and universities from Europe, Korea, Malaysia, and India have also contriRead More…

Afridi to coach Pakistan’s physically disabled cricketers and head PDCA

KARACHI:Former Pakistan captain Pakistan cricket team Shahid Afridi will coach and train Pakistan’s physically disabled cricket team and he as also accepted Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association chairmanship role. The Shahid Afridi Foundation (SAF) has signed an MoU with the Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association to support Pakistan’s physically disabled cricketers. Under this initiative, SAF will provide assistRead More…

Danish, Hassan help Sindh record thrilling triumph in National T20 Cup

KARACHI:Two childhood friends’ Danish Aziz and former Pakistan U19 captain Hassan Khan performed brilliantly to take Sindh from a likely defeat to a thrilling win in National T20 Cup for First XI. Languishing at the fifth spot with a mere two points and four losses in their first five games, Sindh looked destined for another defeat Saturday night at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium in their sixth match of the evenRead More…

(Cricket): PCB announces revised itinerary for Zimbabwe series

KARACHI:Pakistan will launch its bid to qualify directly for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 by taking on Zimbabwe in the three ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League matches in Rawalpindi on 30 October, 1 and 3 November, the Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed on Sunday. The ICC has introduced the Super League to provide context to ODI cricket and will serve as a qualification for the ICC Men’s Cricket Read More…