Adnan Aamir

  • Education is arguably the single most important thing in the modern era. It’s the ultimate tool which can enable people to move up the social mobility ladder and liver better lives. As a result, inclusive and equitable quality education is one of the most talked about Sustainable Development ...

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  • In modern world, universities play a fundamental role in transforming the lives of people. Establishing and running universities on sustainable basis is part and parcel for human development. In that backdrop, Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences (LUAWMS) was established in ...

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  • It’s a busy Monday morning in Quetta Katchery. There are hundreds of people present in Katchery for their cases and other official work. Security is stricter than normal routine. Chief Justice Balochistan High Court is on a surprise security inspection visit. He pointed out several loopholes ...

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  • Shoaib Mir, A BS-21 officer of Pakistan Administrative Service (PAS), was appointed as the new Chief Secretary Balochistan, on 4th March. Outgoing Chief Secretary, Saifullah Chattha retired from service on 3rd March after serving in Balochistan on top bureaucratic post for almost 3 years. This was ...

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  • The ongoing debate on the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) brought forward many arguments but one of them was against the basic essence of Pakistani identity. Those who opposed the merger argued that this merger would prevent the dream of greater Pashtunistan from happening in ...

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  • QUETTA- Education department in Government of Balochistan is running on ad hoc basis as 38 key positions of the department are lying vacant. These positions include Secretary Secondary Education, Director Education (Schools), Director Board of Curriculum, Chairman Balochistan Text Book Board ...

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  • Unemployment is one of the least highlighted problems of Balochistan. According to estimates around 30,000 people graduate from Balochistan every year and hardly 1,000 to 1,500 of them can get full time jobs. Last year, when the government announced 4,400 jobs of lower scale in educations sector, ...

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  • Earlier this year in May, one fine morning, NAB raided the home of Mushtaq Raisani. Till the evening news channels were abuzz with the recovery of hundreds of millions of rupees from the home of Mushtaq Raisani. NAB announced that Rs. 630 million had been recovered from the home of the then Finance ...

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  • Pakistan’s vast bureaucracy is chronically understaffed, hindering progress on the government’s ability to serve its citizens. Analysis of the data provided in Annual statistical bulletin of Establishment Division shows that out of the total sanctioned positions of 444,173, only ...

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  • In order to please Caliph Erdogan, the Nawaz Sharif led government has ordered expulsion of more than 100 Turkish teachers from Pakistan. Why? July 15th was a significant day in history of Turkey. On this day this year, a group of Turkish soldiers mounted a coup to seize control of the government ...

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  • Javed Chaudhry is an Urdu columnist and television anchorperson. He has made a name for himself by selling multiple volumes of collections of his Urdu columns called Zero Point. He has a track record of practicing pseudo intellectualism on routine basis and praise people out of the proportion. The ...

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  • Provincial Competitive Exams known as PCS are finally scheduled to take place from 19th November to 9th December. These exams will be conducted to recruit 41 Assistant Commissioners and 22 Section Officers. The recruited candidates would serve in the provincial bureaucracy and would manage the ...

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  • It all started with a tweet. Sardar Akhtar Mengal, President of Balochistan National Party (BNP) and former Chief Minister (CM) of Balochistan tweeted on 30th April 2015 that he is willing to donate 100 acres of land for establishment of a university in his native town of Wadh which has a ...

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  • On 8th of August Quetta lost many gems of the legal fraternity such as Baz Muhammad Kakar, Barrister Adnan Kasi, Dawood Kasi, amongst others. At the same time it also lost two Baloch lawyers who almost had similar life stories. These two Baloch lawyers were Sangat Jamaldini, son of Senator Dr. ...

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  • Quetta: Elected public representatives of Balochistan have decried the apathy of federal government of Pakistan in solving the lingering electricity loading shedding crisis in Balochistan. These remarks where made by Senator Kabir Muhammad Shahi, Sardar Kamal Khan Bangulzai Member of National ...

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  • Bolan Medical College (BMC), the only operational medical institute in Balochistan, was established in early 1970s. Since then it has been affiliated with University of Balochistan (UOB) as its Degree Awarding Institute. However, UOB is a general university and not a medical university and ...

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  • QUETTA- Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has extended the relaxation in affiliation period of Bolan Medical College (BMC) Quetta, by 6 months which was set to end in October this year. This announcement was made by Dr. Shabbir Lehri who is President of PMDC, the accreditation body of ...

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  • QUETTA- Jan Achakzai announced to join PML-N in a press conference held in Chief Minister (CM) Secretariat, on Thursday. He was accompanied by CM of Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri and other members of PML-N Balochistan Chapter in the Press Conference. Mr. Achakzai is a senior political ...

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  • QUETTA-Balochistan’s budget for fiscal year 2016-17 with a total outlay of Rs. 289.35 billion was announced in Balochistan Assembly today. Chief Minister (CM) of Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri, who also has the additional charge of Finance Minister, presented the budget while ...

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  • Quetta: Balochistan Provincial Assembly Secretariat has ordered probe into leak of official documents of assembly which became a source of criticism for the assembly. In an order issued on 9th June, Balochistan Assembly constituted an inquiry committee with Mr. Tariq Baloch, Director Publications ...

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  • QUETTA- Finance department of Government of Balochistan is facing capacity issues to prepare Fiscal budget for the year 2016-17 after en-mass transfers of officers from the department in aftermath of Mushtaq Raisani arrest, claimed a source. Balochistan government is scheduled to present its budget ...

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  • QUETTA-First ever Balochistan Culture and Literature Festival will be held in September this year. After Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad, Quetta will also be having its culture and literature festival. It was decided in the meeting that Balochistan Culture and Literature Festival will be held on 24, ...

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  • Anti-Corruption drive in Balochistan started last month when six Army officers, who had served in Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan, were dismissed from service on charges of corruption. This was followed by the Bollywood film like recovery of over Rs 650 million from the home of Secretary Finance ...

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  • First International Social Sciences Conference in history of Balochistan was held in Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University (SBKWU) Quetta on 26th and 27th of April. This conference should have been a new beginning in the academic landscape of Balochistan but instead it set a real bad example ...

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  • Quetta, the capital of Balochistan, has seen many ups and downs in the last ten years or so. People have been living in an environment was marred by ethnic and sectarian violence. Bad governance and poor civic management had compounded the problems and created a tense environment for the citizens ...

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  • The incumbent PML-N government has been criticized for its flawed development and spending priorities. It prefers metro buses and orange lines over projects which are meant for social welfare. PML-N has also been blamed for prioritizing Punjab over rest of the provinces in the country. ...

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  • Couple of weeks ago it was discovered through social media that a textbook taught in Punjab contains hate material against Baloch people. Sociology of Pakistan a textbook taught at intermediate level in Punjab and written by Abdul Hamid Taga and Abdul Aziz Taga was the source of the ...

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  • The census in Pakistan was postponed yet again in a meeting of Council of Common Interests (CCI) held on 29th February. This was nothing less than a shock, because the census was scheduled to take place in March this year after a gap of 18 years and a delay of eight years as the census should have ...

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  • Bad governance and poor performance of provincial governments in Balochistan is a major cause of ongoing problems. Since 2008, the problem of bad governance has exacerbated and this has taken its toll on the people. There are several reasons for this, but one of the main reasons is the absence of a ...

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  • Kindness and helping the people in need is a universal norm that is hidden inside every human being. It only requires a platform, a motivation for its expression. Wall of Kindness has proved a platform and motivated people to help the needy. The idea of Wall of Kindness started from Iranian ...

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