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Reference held in the memory of G.R Mulla

By Mir Behram Baloch QUETTA: A condolence reference in memory of prominent Balochi poet, Ghulam Rasool Mulla, known as G.R Mulla was held   in Balochi Academy here on Sunday. G.R Mulla had passed away on 26 August, 2014. A large number of Baloch scholars, poets, intellectuals and people from different walks of life participated in the ceremony. The prominent among ...

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Political interference destroying University of Balochistan

Quetta: University of Balochistan (UOB), the largest public sector University of Balochistan, is facing severe crisis due to mismanagement and political interference. In continuation of anti-student policies by administration of UOB, the fee of M.Phil has been increased to 200,000 which are unaffordable for under privileged students of the province. Examination department of UOB is on the verge of collapse. ...

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3 killed in a bomb attack on FC vehicle

Quetta: A powerful road side bomb blast in Satellite town area of Quetta killed three people, including a Frontier Corps (FC) soldier, on Saturday morning. According to a senior police officer, a patrolling vehicle of FC was targeted using an Improvised explosive device (IED) which was planted allegedly in a Corolla car. 3 people died and 20 people were injured ...

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The Rise of Religious Militancy in Balochistan‏‎

Danish Nazeer Despite its geopolitical importance and abundant natural resources, Balochistan has been staggeringly deprived of development due to the state policy towards it. What raises concerns now is the parasitically growing religious extremism in the region. Below are the recent events that alarmingly indicate the seriousness of this threat. Paralyzing the Education Sector In Pakistan’s least inhabited province, successive ...

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FC digging 480 KM long trench on Pak-Afghan border

Shezad Baloch QUETTA: The Paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan has started digging 480-kilometre-long trenches along the border with Afghanistan in order to curb incursions across this border into Pakistan. Soldiers have completed digging roughly 235 kilometres of the trench and the remainder is expected to be completed by October 30. An estimated Rs260 million has been spent on the work ...

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Three navy officers arrested near Lak Pass

QUETTA: Three navy officers were arrested by security forces near Lak Pass in connection with attack on Naval Dockyard, on Wednesday. According to media reports, the three navy officials were escaping to Afghanistan when they were arrested by security forces after receiving intelligence reports. An official belonging from armed forces talked on the condition of anonymity with Media and claimed ...

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No compromise on the set targets of development of the province: Dr Abdul Malik Baloch‏

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has said that no compromise would be made on the set targets of development and construction of the province. “All departments should expedite the implementation of PSDP”, he stressed. He expressed these views while chairing a meeting to review the progress of PSDP 2014-15 here on Thursday. Provincial Minister for Information Abdul ...

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Iranian soldier killed in rebel attack near Pakistan border

AFP TEHRAN: An Iranian soldier was killed and two pro-government militiamen wounded in a rebel attack on a border post near the international border with Pakistan in southeast Iran, state news agency IRNA reported Wednesday. Commander Ramezan Sharif of the Revolutionary Guards, quoted by IRNA, said a soldier of the elite force was killed and two bassiji militia volunteers were ...

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Balochistan needs Rs. 300 billion for development – Dr. Malik

Saleem Shahid QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Malik Baloch has said that Balo­chistan needs over Rs300 billion to bring the province out of backwardness and to put it on the road to progress and development. Speaking at a public meeting in Loralai during his three-day visit to the area, the chief minister said that Balochistan needed maximum funds for its ...

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Dr Abdul Malik Baloch announces Rs 100 million for the flood affectees of Punjab

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Dr Abdul Malik Baloch on Wednesday has announced Rs 100 million for the flood affectees of Punjab. In a statement, he said that the people of Balochistan are sad and concerned over the losses of precious lives and property caused by torrential rains and floods in different districts of the Punjab. “People of Balochistan and government would make ...

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