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Gwadar fishermen hold rally against grant of fishing rights to Chinese trawlers

BEHRAM BALOCH GWADAR: Hundreds of fishermen, political workers and members of civil society staged a protest rally against the federal government for granting Chinese trawlers fishing rights in Gwadar by issuing them licences. The National Party and Baloch Student Organisation had called for the protest rally and sit-in in front of the Gwadar Press Club against the government’s move. The participants of the rally marched on the roads of the coastal town and later staged the sit-in. Haji Fida Hussain Dashti, Faiz Nagori, Manzoor Qadir Bakhsh, Abid Rahim Sorabi, Muhammad Noor and leader of Gwadar’s fishermen Khuda-i-Dad Waju spoke on the occasion. Mr Waju said that fishermen of Gwadar were already facing violation of fishing limits by Sindh’s fishing trawlers and now the federal government had allowed foreign trawlers to deprive the fishermen of Gwadar of their livelihood. Speakers said the fishermen of Gwadar had vacated their fishing spots for the construction of the Gwadar port hoping

Balochistan police take a digital leap

D3Cs digitalised system will strengthen police command, help nab criminals Mohammad Zafar  |  June 15, 2021     QUETTA: A Data Command and Communication Centre (D3Cs) was inaugurated on Monday at the IG Police Office,  Quetta  to strengthen the police command and provide monitoring and connectivity across the province. “The data of police has been linked to the D3Cs which is nearly 1,400 terabytes,” said Balochistan Home Minister Ziaullah Langau while addressing a joint press conference with Parliamentary Secretary Information Bushra Rind and provincial IG Police Tahir Rai. Briefing about the system, the home minister said it would be easier to arrest criminals across the country with the help of digitalised data stored in the system. “A record of 1.6 million criminals from the three provinces has been obtained to store in the system,” Langau said, adding the system had records of criminals and prisoners of all the districts of Balochistan which would help in controlling the entire pro

COVID-19: Balochistan receives only 1,000 doses of Pfizer vaccine from Imran Khan govt

ANI |  Updated:  Jun 15, 2021 12:36 IST Balochistan  [Pakistan], June 15 (ANI):  Balochistan , which has a population of over 1.23 crore, has been provided with only about 1,000 doses of  COVID-19  Pfizer  vaccine  by the Imran Khan government. The National Command and Operation Centre said that  vaccine  doses will be administered to people having extremely weak immunity, Dawn reported. Balochistan  Secretary of Primary and Secondary Health Care Aziz Ahmad Jamali confirmed that the provincial government had received 1000 doses of Pfizer  vaccine s from the NCOC. The  vaccine  would be administered to only those people who have very weak immune systems at Civil Hospital Quetta, BMC Hospital, Fatima Jinnah Hospital and Centre Hospital. "The Pfizer  vaccine  would be administered to patients of cancer, dialysis, kidney transplant, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and chronic hepatitis," Jamali said. He advised such patients to submit their documents required for the Pfizer  vaccine  alon