Balochistan

FC conducts search operation in Quetta prison

QUETTA: The Frontier Corps Balochistan conducted search operation in District Prison Quetta and recovered prohibited items from the prisoners. According to the media reports on Monday that FC teams in collaboration with the jail administration, carried out search operation in the district prison and recovered prohibited items from the prisoners. The FC personnel recovered eight mobile phones and other prohibited ...

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Gunmen kill NATO truck driver in Naseerabad

Naseerabad: Gunmen in Naseerabad district on Monday killed the driver and set on fire a  truck carrying NATO equipment out of Afghanistan. According to the police officials the attack took place in Naseerabad district, around 400 kilometers southeast of Quetta. “Four gunmen on motorbikes opened fire at two trucks, killing the driver of one of the vehicles and then sprinkled ...

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A long march to mark injustice

Yousaf Ajab Baloch The Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP), an organization comprised of family members of abducted Balochs, is holding yet another march to highlight the issue of missing persons. Seven hundred and thirty kilometers long, from Quetta to Karachi on foot, this march was launched on October 27th. Mainly women and young Baloch as well as VBMP members are marching to raise awareness about ...

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Two earthquakes hit Balochistan

QUETTA: Two mild earthquakes jolted Quetta and other parts of Balochistan on Friday. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the epicentre of first earthquake was the Central Asian state of Tajikistan. On the Richter scale, it was recorded 3.7 with a 10-kilometre depth. According to PMD, the epicentre of second earthquake was measured 5.2 on the Richter scale. Published ...

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Long March: Women and children reach Uthal with blistered feet and sick health

Uthal: Women and children participants of long march reached Uthal Lasbela today with blistered feet and sick health.  The participants have been marching to highlight enforced disappearance and safe recovery of Baloch missing persons from diverse walks of life.   .  According to the details women and children are continuously marching, whereas most of the women and children are with ...

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4 Killed across Balochistan

QUETTA: At least four people were killed in separate incidents of violence in various parts of Balochistan on Thursday. According to the sources, armed men opened indiscriminate fire on a hotel in Pasni bazaar. Resultantly, two persons, identified as Muhammad Akbar and Mustafa, sustained multiple bullets wounds and succumbed to their injuries before reaching the hospital. The attackers who were ...

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The Balochistan ferment

The News Editorial  Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch is trying to be an honest broker at a time when everyone else is moving to the margins of extremism. The nationalist fervour in the province has increasingly curdled into separatism while the military and centre continue to be blind to the problems there. At a press conference in Karachi, ...

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Baloch Republican Party condemns the mass executions of innocent Baloch in Zahedan. Mir Sher Mohammad Bugti

Quetta: Baloch Republican Party has strongly condemned the act of execution of sixteen innocent Baloch by the Iranian regime in Zahedan city of Iranian Balochistan on Saturday morning. Sher Mohammad Bugti in his released statement to media said that the prisoners had been  held under section 1 of youth imprisonment, Section 2 of women act, Section 5, section 7 and 3 were ...

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Long March for Missing Persons

Daily Times Editorial  It is difficult not to feel stirrings of sympathy for Dr Abdul Malik Baloch, the Chief Minister (CM) of Balochistan. In his foray the other day to the Karachi Press Club, he was nothing if not candid. First and foremost, he admitted up front that he and his government had failed to resolve the issue of missing persons that ...

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Five-month performance of Balochistan government remains a disappointing one :Wasay

QUETTA: Opposition leader in Balochistan Assembly Maulana Abdul Wasay has said that Five-month performance of Balochistan government remained a disappointing one and  Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch is trying to shirk his responsibilities after accepting the failure of his government. Addressing a   press conference   at Opposition Chamber in the assembly on Monday, he said that the opposition would continue to ...

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