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Family of rape victims mourn on this Eid

By Hasrat Iqbal On 6th December last year, two girls of Kalat, Thirteen year old Asiya and nine year old Nazia were seen by their family for the last time. The two innocent girls were kidnapped, raped, murdered and then their bodies dumped. The family of Asiya and Nazia will be mourning while other will be celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr. The unfortunate family ...

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KHUZDAR: 7 injured as bomb hits pilgrims’ bus

QUETTA: At least seven people were injured when a bomb exploded near pilgrims’ bus in Balochistan’s Khuzdar district, on Monday. According to levies official, the roadside blast occurred in Garesha area, when the Zikri pilgrims were traveling in the bus from Turbat to Khuzdar. The bus was partially damaged in the incident. “The injured were shifted to local hospitals in ...

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Dr Abdul Malik Baloch’s visit to Banu cancelled due to inclement weather

ISLAMABAD: Chief Minister Balochistan Dr Abdul Malik Baloch’s visit to Banu was cancelled due to inclement weather, on Monday. As per details, Chief Minister Balochistan Dr Abdul Malik along with Provincial Information Minister and Parliamentary leader of Pashtoon Khowa Milli Awami Party Abdul Rahim Ziarat was scheduled to visit Banu via helicopter to celebrate Eid with Internally Displaced Persons(IDPs) of ...

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Unfair rules of Balochistan board destroying education: GTA

Quetta: The officials of Government teachers Association have said in a statement that unfair rules made by Balochistan board of intermediate and secondary education are destroying education in Balochistan. Balochistan board has made a new rule according to which students younger than 14 years of age can’t sit in 9th grade exams. This rule will waste educational years of those students ...

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K-electric withdraws agricultural subsidy for Lasbela District

Quetta: Karachi Electricity Supply Company has announced to withdraw subsidy provided to agriculture consumers of Lasbela district. The electricity supply company has served notice, through newspapers, to agriculture consumers to pay Rs. 2.36 Billion. Karachi electricity Supply Company, also known as K-electric provides electricity to Lasbela district of Balochistan. In 2013, K-electric announced subsidy for agriculture consumers. In a shocking ...

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Blast on Shahra-e-Iqbal Quetta

Quetta: A roadside bomb explosion wounded 13 people on Shara-e-Iqbal Quetta. The bomb explosion struck the commercial heart of Quetta city. The bomb explosion took place near Bacha Khan Chowk which is the busiest square of Quetta. According to sources, Bomb was planted outside a shoe shop in a drain on Shara-e-Iqbal, commonly known as Qandhari Bazar. The victims of ...

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Girls’ Right to Education Threatened in Balochistan

By Yousaf Ajab Baloch Threats to girls for abandoning education in Pakistan’s Panjgur district and in other areas of Makran, has unfortunately failed to gain media attention or response from International human rights organizations. Tanzeem-ul-Islami-ul-Furqan, is another Boko Haram in Balochistan, that has got forcibly closed down all private running schools and English learning centers in Panjgur district opposing coeducation ...

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Government would extend all possible support and collaboration to international donors: Dr Abdul Malik Baloch

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has said government would extend all possible support and collaboration to international donors and welcome any foreign investment in agriculture, fisheries, mining and other sectors of the province.  Chief Minister Balochistan expressed these views while talking to a delegation of UNDP headed by its Deputy Country head Ms Tracy Vienings that called ...

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Baloch Republican Party condemns acid attacks in Balochistan

QUETTA: Baloch Republican Party strongly has condemned the recent acid attacks in Quetta and Mastung where six Baloch women were targeted and wounded within 24 hours. BRP’s spokesperson in the issued statement has strongly condemned recent acid attacks in Quetta and Mastung and said that women had a very honorable status in the Baloch society and it is against Baloch ...

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Sardar Akhtar Mengal shifted home from hospital

Quetta: Chief of Balochistan National Party and former chief minister of Balochistan, Sardar Akhtar Jan Mengal, has been shifted to his home from hospital in Karachi. Akhtar Mengal fell ill on 20th July while travelling from Karachi to his home town Khuzadr. He was shifted to a hospital in Karachi the same day. According to Balochistan National Party sources, Akhtar ...

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