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Pashtoons express love, affection for history, tradition on Int Culture Day

By: Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: International Pashtoon Culture Day celebrated here in Zhob and other Pashtoon dominated districts of Balochistan province. Nationalist parties, literary and culture organizations and social activists arranged musical programs and cultural shows to mark the day and highlight the centuries old Pashtoons’ history and their rich culture. Children were wearing brightly colored and embroidered dresses. The youngsters ...

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The epic story of Hammal and Mahganj

By: Zeeshan Nasir The Baloch history is full of secrets and adventures but unfortunately, with the lack of media and government’s attention, the issues and historical heritage still remains uncovered. The Baloch history is congested with exemplary incidents and events. The same like the Mughals’ rule in the Indian subcontinent, the Delhi sultanate or be it others. The Balochi love ...

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A tribute to the legend-Balochi singer late Waja Noor Khan Bezanjo

By: Sami Parvez  Noor Khan Bezanjo was born on January 9th, 1970 in Pasani. He was son of Ghulam Sarwar Bezanjo. He completed his matriculation from Pasani and for further education he moved to Karachi where he completed his high school and graduation. After his graduation from Karachi then he moved to Quetta for higher education where he achieved his ...

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 Secretary Tourism and Archive stresses upon book reading to develop educated society

QUETTA: Tourism and Archive Secretary Zafar Ali Buledi has  that book reading is the only source through which society can be educated since the knowledge of history and modern techniques can only be obtained through books.    Buledi stressed on book reading while addressing an International Books Day ceremony conducted by the Tourism Department and Balochia Publishers on Monday. Zafar ...

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Exploring Jhal Magsi  

By: Syed Ansaar Ahmed Shah People know about Jhal Magsi through the exhilarating yearly event housed in fall season when the sunsets are glorious, weather is genial and the desert-like terrain accentuates the aura unique to Balochsitan. The land is a natural paradise for desert safari. Jhal Magsi is to Pakistan what Dubai is to the United Arab Emirates. The small rural establishment is ...

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Quetta: Girl’s Degree College conducts a multi-cultured food festival

QUETTA: Girl’s Degree College Kawari road Quetta conducted a day multi-cultured food festival on Thursday. The Balochi, Sindhi, Pashto, Saraiki and Gelgati cultures along with their delicious food stalls were arranged to make the premises of the college glinting. The overall attractive arrangement represented a charming look of the cultures from a different indigenous societies that have been living in ...

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The historical aspect of Chokundi graves

By: Kambar Baloch  The renowned historical graves of Chokundi located at Suni Shoraan, Hub Choki, Lasbela, Malir Balochistan. Some of graves by Chokundi are spotted in few areas of Sindh such as, Karachi, Haiderabad, Meer Pur Sakaro, Sonda, Gajjo, Tharbia, Dadoo and Sewen Shareef. Historians did many researches and analysis over these graves. As far as chronicles records are concerned, ...

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The last visit of Professor Jean Francois Jarrige to Balochistan (Quetta & Mehrgarh)

By:  Ayub Baloch It was early February, 2005.  We were heading to Mehrgarh. Seated in the car with me were Professor Jean Francois Jarrige, the famous French archaeologist and Mrs. Kathien Jarrige. Both were full of feelings and fear. An unusual impression of dismay was evident from their faces. During the travel they talked but with interludes. Sometime the pause ...

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Baloch Culture Day celebrated at UET Khuzdar

 By: Ubaid Zehri KHUZDAR: As Baloch culture day is celebrated each year on 2nd March across Balochistan and many parts of the Pakistan with many cultural events.  Similarly, on this 2nd March Baloch Culture Day was celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm at Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology by the Students, faculty members and administrative officials A cultural walk ...

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Kapesi: The hidden beach of Gwadar

By: Suleman Hashim Kapesi Beach in Gwadar is a gem of a place for tourists. The sight of setting sun is mesmerizing here. It’s a unique place for visitors and people from all over Pakistan come here with their families to enjoy its natural beauty. It’s a blissful refuge from the routine burdens of life. People start gathering here in ...

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