Complete lockdown to continue till May 16: Shahwani

QUETTA:Spokesperson for provincial government, Liaquat Shahwani, has said that the provincial government had enforced lockdown in compliance with the directives of National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC). Addressing a press conference at Officers Club here on Monday, he said that complete lockdown would continue till May 16 and if increase in the cases of novel coronavirus was reported, duration of lockdown wouRead More…

Govt doing its best to cater to Quetta needs: CM

QUETTA:Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan, said Sunday that the government was doing its best to cater to the future and current needs of Quetta. In a Twitter message, Khan stated with under construction one of the dams in Quetta city along with few more water dams and rest steps, they were doing best to cater to the future and current needs of Quetta. Meanwhile, Tufail Ahmed Baloch (BCS/B-19), awaiting posRead More…

UNHCR donates five ambulances to Balochistan Government

QUETTA:UNHCR, a UN Refugee Agency, donated Friday five fully equipped ambulances to the Government of Balochistan. According to UN Information Centre Islamabad report, during a ceremony in Quetta, the Head of UNHCR’s Sub-Office in Quetta, Erwin Policar, handed over the five ambulances to the Chief Secretary of Balochistan, Mather Niaz Rana. The Health Secretary of Balochistan, Noor ul Haq Baloch, and the DirectorRead More…

Business community will not accept the lockdown

QUETTA:Abdul Rahim Kakar, President, Markazi, Anjuman-e-Tajiran, Balochistan (registered) has said that business community would not accept the lockdown to be enforced by the government from May 8 to 16, 2021. Addressing a press conference at Quetta Press Club here on Friday, he said that if shops were closed by force, the business community would resist. On the occasion, Hazrat Ali Achakzai, Qayum Agha, Mir Yasin MRead More…

Govt responsible for bacwardess of Balochistan: MNA

QUETTA:MNA Moulana Abdul Wasay, Provincial Ameer, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F), has said that the present government was responsible for the bacwardess of Balochistan. In a statement issued here on Friday, he said that if harassment of business community in the name of lockdown was started, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam and other opposition parties would commence protest movement against the government. He said that BalochistanRead More…

Balochistan announces 60-day special remission for prisoners

QUETTA:The Balochistan government on Friday announced a 60-day special remission to all the convicted prisoners confined in jails and judicial lockups of Balochistan province on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr 2021, except those prisoners who are undergoing sentences for heinous offences like sabotage, bomb blast, subversion, espionage, anti-state activities. An order issued by the provincial home ministry says, “In eRead More…

Latest machineries installed at BMCH ICU

QUETTA:Dr Kamalan Gichki, Medical Superintendent, Bolan Medical Complex Hospital (BMCH), Quetta, said on Wednesday that 40-bedded Covid-19 Medical ICU was fully operational. This he said during a visit to the Medical ICU of Bolan Medical Complex Hospital, Quetta. He said that latest machineries had been installed in the recently established ICU to provide better healthcare facilities to the patients. Gichki, accompRead More…

Bazai says his manifesto is to serve masses

QUETTA:Advisor to Chief Minister for Excise and Taxation, Malik Naeem Khan Bazai, said on Tuesday that it was his manifesto to serve the masses irrespective of caste and creed, and practical measures adopted to provide services to the masses are known to everyone. This was stated by him while talking to delegations led by leader of Ayezai tribe, Malik Aminullah Kakar Advocate and Hashim Khan Kakar, President, Bagh BRead More…

Light rain thunderstorms expected in several areas of Balochistan

QUETTA:Pakistan Meteorological Department Quetta Regional Center has forecast that light rain thunderstorms with gusty or dusty winds is expected at scattered places in Sherani, Zhob, Musakhail, Killa Saifullah, Loralai, Duki, Pishin, Quetta, Killa Abdullah, Mastung, Nushki, Chagai, Sibi, Ziarat, Harnai, Kohlu, Dera Bughti, Bolan, Naseerabad, Mand, Lehri, Suhbatpur, Jhal Magsi, Jaffarabad, Kalat, Khuzdar, Kharan, WasRead More…

Man gunned down in Killi Barezai

QUETTA:Unidentified armed men shot dead one person in Killi Barezai Qumbrani Road area of the Quetta on Tuesday. According to rescue sources, one person namely Mehrullah, 24, son of Abdul Khaliq, a resident of Naseerabad, was shot dead by unidentified armed men in Killi Barezai Qumbrani Road area of the provincial capital. The body was shifted to Sandeman Provincial Hospital, Quetta and later handed over to heirs afRead More…