News

Children of a lesser God

By Gulmina Bilal Ahmad What is on the cards for the thousands of Pakistani citizens marching towards the Prime Minister (PM) House in Islamabad? Freedom from the oppressive regime or a revolution that will change the whole system? No one has a definite answer. On August 14, 2014, thousands of protestors/citizens of Pakistan started marching towards Islamabad, led by Mr ...

Read More »

Afghan immigrants are biggest threat for peace of Balochistan: Sarfraz Bugti

Quetta: Afghan immigrants are the biggest threat for the peace of Balochistan, said Minister for Home and Tribal Affairs of Balochistan, Sarfraz Bugti in a press conference yesterday. Addressing a Press conference in Frontier Corps Madadgar Center, Sarfraz Bugti said that Afghan immigrants should be sent back to their country soon. He further added that data of Afghan immigrants living ...

Read More »

Operation in Dera Bugti, one killed, over 50 abducted – BRP

Dera Bugti: Baloch Republican Party Media Cell sources have alleged that security forces have launched a brutal operation in Dera Bugti’s Pelawagh region and it’s adjoining areas today. According to BRP Media Cell sources, the state forces have started an offensive in different areas of Dera Bugti including Lop Sehrani, Sar lop, Roshosh and Lerpati. One Baloch civilian namely Attaullah ...

Read More »

Accommodation problem for female students of University of Balochistan

Quetta: Females students of University of Balochistan who have been enrolled in M.Phil and PhD courses are deprived of hostel accommodation. In current semester, 70 female students have secured admission in M.Phil and PhD courses in university of Balochistan. Apart from few exceptions, no female student has been allotted accommodation in university hostels. The fee of PhD course is 150,000 ...

Read More »

ISPR urges government and opposition to engage in dialogue

Quetta: Government and opposition parties should resolve the ongoing political conflicts by engaging in meaningful dialogue, stated Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement issued to press. The information wing of armed forces of Pakistan has urged all parties in impeding political impasse to show restraint and resolve the conflict in best interests of Pakistan. Army has been deployed ...

Read More »

Khuzdar mass graves commission report released

Quetta: Khuzdar mass graves commission report has been released and it has ruled out the involvement of security forces in this matter. The report was released by government of Balochistan on Tuesday. Earlier, in January 2014 a mass grave was discovered in Tootak area of Khuzdar. According to the claims of Home and Tribal Affairs department of Balochistan, 17 bodies ...

Read More »

Balochistan assembly condemns Azadi and Inqilab march

Quetta: Treasury and opposition benches of Balochistan assembly jointly passed a resolution to condemn Azadi march of Imran Khan and Inqilab march of Tahir ul Qadri, today. Session of Balochistan assembly was convened by governor Balochistan, Mohammad Khan Achakzai, to discuss the political situation in the country. Senior minister and president of PML-N Balochistan chapter, Sanaullah Zehri, tabled the resolution ...

Read More »

Seven people killed over irrigational water dispute

Quetta: A dispute over irrigational water claimed lives of seven people near Balochistan-Punjab Border on Saturday. The belligerent groups belonged from the Koja sub-tribe of Bugti clan and the dispute took place in Barro area of Rajanpur district. According to sources, an armed clash erupted after a dispute on storage of rain water. Seven people lost their lives and four ...

Read More »

Operation concluded at Quetta Airbase, 10 militants killed

Quetta: At least 10 militants were killed and 11 security personnel were injured during the operation early on Friday at Samungli and Khalid airbases in Quetta. The militants had attacked the Samungli and Khalid airbases in Quetta. The security personal have also arrested one injured militant and shifted him to an unknown place for interrogation. The exchange of fire continued ...

Read More »

The Role of youth in the development of Balochistan

By Mariyam Suleman Baloch “Enlighten me with the flames of my youth!” echoed a voice around the mountains of the province forming 43.6% area of the country. The voice travelled from the barren arid deserts to the 760 kilometers long coastline, from the vast plains of scattered population to the mineral rich districts and from a few urban and to ...

Read More »