Balochistan

The term “negotiation” is used to eliminate the target: Sher Mohammad Bugti

  Quetta: While speaking to BBC Urdu service, the central spokesman of the Baloch Republican Party Mr Sher Mohammad Bugti rejected the negotiation call of the Balochistan government and said that term “negotiation” was used to eliminate the target.   BRP spokesman said “the negotiation call of the Pakistani government to Baloch leaders is to confuse the world, state atrocities, ...

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Eight abducted, dozens of house of Baloch villagers set on fire: BRP

  DERA BUGTI: Baloch Republican Party (B.R.P) has alleged that forces have started another massive military operation in many areas of Dera Bugti including Pat feeder, Mohan Pat, RD 248 and Kattan and dozens of house of Baloch villagers were set on fire. Women, children and aged-people were harassed  badly during operation. Sources of the Baloch Republican Party(B.R.P) media cell alleged ...

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Issue of Balcohistan should be resolved through dialogue: JI

Quetta: The Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) on Wednesday urged  that issue of Balcohistan should be resolved through dialogue   and the federal government to concede that the operations launched in KP and Balochistan during the regime of a former dictator were a mistake. “On the Balochistan issue, Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik and BNP chief Sardar Akhter Mengal have showed the actual image ...

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‘Balochistan Govt will soon move bill against corporal punishment’

  Quetta: Lawmakers on Wednesday told participants of a focus group discussion that the Balochistan government would soon move a bill to put a halt on corporal punishment so that the rights of the children are protected effectively. National Party (NP) MPA Yasmeen Lehri and Pakhtunkhawa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) MPA Nasrullah Zeeray were among those who spoke on the ...

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The Plunder of Saindak’s Cooper and Gold

  By Yousaf Ajab Baloch  Saindak cooper-gold mine is also included in the Baloch’s  mineral resources that mark Balochistan as a rich land. Despite existence of gold and copper with great amount and value, Baloch nation is unable to benefit from it as because Chinese exploitation of Baloch resources is continued with great assistance of state authorities and establishment. The ...

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Journalism classes in colleges remain pending since 1993

  Quetta: Journalism classes in colleges remain pending in Balochistan  since 1993,  even after 20 years government has failed to initiate journalism classes at college level. However, journalism classes were notified in 1993 and to date there is no development in this regard at college level. Hundreds of journalism degree holders in Balochistan are jobless due to ignorance of government. ...

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141 NATO containers/tankers looted, torched: Balochistan Home Ministry

Quetta:  The Home Ministry of Balochistan has said that 141 NATO containers and tankers were looted, torched, seven persons were killed  in last few years . The Home Ministry says that more than a dozen persons were  wounded, while unofficial sources claimed that the number of incidents of looting NATO containers and tankers were  much higher than the officially released ...

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Editorial: International Day of the Disappeared and Baloch

    30 August  is marked as The International Day of the Disappeared   to draw the attention of   responsible authorities and human rights organizations towards forcefully disappeared people in the world. On International Day of the Disappearance, Human rights organizations conduct seminars and press briefings to focus the burning issue in world. The case of missing persons is not new ...

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Mengal enters BA after 14 years

  Quetta: Balochistan National Party (BNP) President Sardar Akhtar Mengal on Wednesday took oath as member of the Balochistan Assembly. Mengal has become MPA after 14 years. Assembly members welcomed the BNP leader to the House and Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch appreciated the BNP’s struggle for the rights of the people of Balochistan. In his brief speech after ...

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Who caused the 9/11 of Balochistan?

   By Yousaf Ajab Baloch On Saturday, August 26, 2006, the assassination of Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti, the former governor of Balochistan and former federal minster, proved that the establishment had utilised his loyalty merely to plunder the Baloch resources. Though the murder of the 79-year-old Nawab Bugti was a great ‘victory’ for the establishment or General Pervez Musharraf, it ...

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