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Quetta: Arrest warrant issued against Musharraf

By: Mir Behram Baloch  Quetta: The Balochistan High Court on Monday issued a bailable arrest warrant against former Pakistan President Gen Pervez Musharraf regarding the murder of former Baloch nationalist leader Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti in a military operation in 2006. A divisional bench of the Balochistan High Court in Quetta passed the order during hearing of review petition challenging ...

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Islamabad: Lok Virsa takes initiatives for promotion of cultural diversity and folk music

Islamabad: The National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage, one of the premier cultural organizations of the country, has taken a number of initiatives to promote cultural diversity, especially the rich heritage and folk of backward and neglected areas. This was said by Executive Director Dr Fauzia Saeed while briefing a delegation of writers, poets and artists from Balochistan who ...

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Police clueless about accused after 9 years of journalist’s murder

Karachi: It has been nine years of the murder of Zubair Ahmed Mujahid, reporter and bureau chief of daily Jang Urdu language newspaper in Mirpurkhas, Sindh province of Pakistan and his case has not yet been submitted in any court by the police. In fact, it is being pending in Crime Branch Hyderabad. The family of Mujahid had knocked many ...

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Chief of Army Staff Visits Quetta

Quetta: As part of his farewell visits Chief of Army Staff (COAS arrived Quetta today and addressed officers and troops of Southern Command and Frontier Corps Balochistan. COAS said that the people of Balochistan had clearly rejected foreign sponsored terrorists and helped the state in busting their network. While paying glowing tributes to the officers and soldiers of Southern Command ...

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Kalat: Volunteers launch a campaign to collect donation for cancer patient Tahira Naseer

Kalat: A Group of volunteers at Kalat has launched a campaign to collect donation for treatment of 22 year Tahira Naseer who is suffering from Cancer in Kalat city. Tahira has been diagnosed with cancer due to tumor at her knee but her father is jobless and he is unable to get her admitted to any hospital for treatment. According ...

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Raheela Hameed Durrani assumes charge of acting governor of Balochistan

Quetta: Balochistan Assembly Speaker Raheela Hameed Khan Durrani assumed the charge of acting governor of Balochistan on Tuesday as the Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai left for China on a 10-day official visit. Raheela Hameed Durrani is the first woman to take the charge of the acting governor of Balochistan. She is also the first woman speaker of the provincial assembly ...

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Activism in Pakistan falls Short

By: Shah Meer Baloch A few days ago, a renowned activist friend of mine who is in the US these days laughingly commented on Facebook that no suicide bomber would ever think of detonating in Lasbela, Balochistan because it is hot as hell there. No bomber is mad enough to kill himself in such scorching heat. Alas, he was proven ...

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Powerless Local Government System in Balochistan

By: Javed Siddique The local government in Balochistan is deprived of its rights. After the passage of three and half years, yet the provincial government is not delegated power to the grass-root level. If the government was not sincere to share powers why it conducted local bodies’ elections in the province? Dr Malik’s government loudly claimed to be the first ...

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Lok Virsa discovers Folk Child Troupe to perform at the Faiz International Festival

Islamabad: Lok Virsa has newly discovered Folk Child Troupe, Young Child artists who will also perform at the Faiz International Festival 2016. Executive Director Lok Virsa Fauzia Saeed said that one of the mandates of Lok Virsa was to discover new artists and promote them into the mainstream society. “The Institute proudly presented the discovery of new in the past ...

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Hub: 62 killed, 95 injured in an explosion at the Shah Norani Shrine

By: Mehboob Shahwani Hub: At least 62 people were killed and more than 95 have been injured in a huge blast in the premises of the Shah Noorani shrine in Khuzdar district on Saturday evening. Sources told that explosion has resulted death of 62 people who include women and children. More than 500 people were in the shrine at the time of ...

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