Yearly Archives: 2013

Quetta and other parts of Balochistan in the grip of severe cold

By Bari Baloch QUETTA: Quetta and other parts of Balochistan are in the grip of severe cold as the temperature has dropped to record minus 13 degree centigrade on wee hours of Monday.   According to Metrological Department officials, Harboi  area of Kalat district, some 160 kilometers southeast of Quetta was the coldest place in the country on Monday with a ...

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Blistered feet through barren land scape

By Aziz Ejaz The missing person’s case of Baloch entering in an appalling situation even after the UN delegation visit to Pakistani courts and Balochistan to help in resolving of the cases. After the Musharaf regime the past five years were worse for Balochistan as thousands of Baloch has been abducted and killed. During the Musharaf era the abduction of ...

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Hope dashing in droughty Balochistan

By Bari Baloch  Climatic change and long drought not only dashed the dreams of Dad Muhammad but also inflicted an irreparable financial losses on him when his lush green apple garden starching over 80-acres, in Dasht area of Mastung district of Balochistan, dried before his very eyes. Dad Muhammad, 75, a resident of Nushki district always got dejected whenever he ...

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Sanctity of Information

By Qaisar Shehzad Farooq Prof. James Petras argues with the reference of PEW Research Center report that there is a wide gap of opinion between elites and public about US Imperial Intervention in World Conflicts. By a vast margin (52% to 38%) the public agree that the US “should mind its own business internationally and let other countries get along ...

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Historical walk of ordinary man

By Umar Baloch Since  merger of Balochistan with Pakistan , a grand strategy has been adopted by state to oppresses and plunder Baloch resources with the force of power. Whenever Baloch move to protect their resources, language and culture, they are disappeared or killed allegedly by state law enforcement agencies. The Baloch movements for their rights gifted thousands of Baloch ...

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Political parties to stage a sit-in outside Parliament against abductions in Balochistan

QUETTA: Addressing a press conference here Saturday, Provincial Information Minister Jaffar Mandokhel announced to stage a sit-in outside the parliament on January 12, 2014, adding that the opposition and other parties would participate in it. The announcement was made by Provincial minister Abdul Rahim Ziaratwal, President PML Shaikh Jaffar Mandokhel, Central leader BNP Dr Janhzeb Jamaldini, Provincial Secretary General ANP ...

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Two held with huge narcotics

KHUZDAR: Levies officials foiled smuggling of huge narcotics by a truck and arrested two drug pushers along with drugs worth millions here Saturday. Deputy Commissioner Khuzdar Waheed Shah told that a truck carrying 1840 Kg Hasheesh  from Turbat to Quetta. It was checked in Chako area by Levies officials. Its search led to seizure of 1840 Kg Hasheesh  form secret ...

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There is very little hope left for those still missing: Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur

Interviewed by  Kiran Nazish Balochistan, the largest province in Pakistan, has been marred by multiple conflicts that have left the province in a state of terminal chaos. While the state of Pakistan, the parliament and the provincial government are accused of neglecting the province, the military and intelligence agencies have been continuously blamed for brutalities, especially the abduction and extrajudicial ...

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Hindu businessman kidnapped in Quetta

QUETTA: A Hindu businessman was abducted along with his vehicle from Hazarganji area of capital city Quetta here Friday. According to details the Hindu businessman Parkash Kumar was going to his shop in Hazrganji area on the outskirts of metropolis today, when  armed men abducted him along with his vehicle and took him to unknown place. Police launched a probe. ...

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Two girls found dead in Kalat

Kalat : Dead bodies of two  teenage girls were found in  Garap area of Iskalkoo Kalat on Saturday, Levies sources  said The girls were reportedly strangulated to death and their bodies were dumped in Garap area of Iskalkoo Kalat. The dead bodies were shifted to the Kalat hospital, where they were indented as residents of Kalat city. According to the ...

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