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Mandela; Godfather Of Neo-Apartheid South Africa

By Thomas C. Mountain As Nelson Mandela lays on his death bed his legacy as the godfather of neo-Apartheid South Africa has been firmly established. Today in South Africa life for many if not most is nearly as precarious and undignified as when Mandela was first inaugurated as President some 20 years ago. So the best way to describe “modern” ...

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Kalat-Quetta section of RCD Highway still incomplete

Quetta: The mega project of RCD highway from Quetta to Kalat yet to be   completed.   The National Highway Authority (NHA) had listed the project as mega project when it started the construction work in 2006, but it is still incomplete after seven years of its construction date. Billions of rupees and several construction companies have been altered. More than ...

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Students injured in Baloch-Pashtun clash

Quetta: At least eight students of Degree Colleague Quetta injured in a clash between Baloch and Pashtun students of the college on  July 9, on Tuesday. The clash erupted at the Degree College Quetta between ethnic groups belonging to Baloch Students Organization (M) and the Pashtun Students Organization.  The clash began about 9 a.m, when the members of Pashtun Students ...

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Editorial: University of Balochistan still at stake

Currently the University of Balochistan is confronting a number of problems and the major one of them is financial issue. According to the academic staff and financial experts of the university, the biggest public sector institution in Balochistan has reached the verge to be unable to pay the salaries of academic and lower staff. Senior staff member say that scarcity   ...

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“The innocent victims of Lyari”

By Shezad Baloch Armed with automatic weapons, rocket launchers and hand grenades, criminals patrol the streets in plain view, using their weapons with complete impunity.  On Friday night alone there were at least 18 explosions, which I heard. Armed men took positions on rooftops and street corners. This is not Syria or the Gaza Strip.  This is Lyari, one of ...

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B.H.R.O Demonstration against Human Rights Violation in Balochistan.

Karachi: The Baloch Human Rights Organization (BHRO) conduced a demonstration against human rights violation in front of Karachi press club on July 6, on Saturday. The women activists of B.H.R.O were holding banners and play cards inscribed with appeals to stop human rights violation in Balochistan. Addressing the participants the speakers termed human rights volition on rise in Balochistan and ...

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Chaghai: Agriculture on the verge of collapse

Dalbandain: Thousands  of  acres of  cultivable land  remain barren  due to  non -availability of tube-wells,  as 500 electricity  connections lie  pending . Having outstanding water   table district Chaghii is famous for agriculture. Farmers are compelled to run tube -wells on diesel engines. Now when a barrel of diesel oil costs 32000 Pak rupees, it is impossible for agricultural related people ...

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Mastung: Oil supplying tanker of Chine’s company torched

Quetta: Armed militants torched an oil tanker carrying fuel for Saindak Copper and Gold Project run by a Chinese company in Mastung district of Balochistan on Saturday. According to the details  that militants from nearby mountains opened fire on three  oil tankers in Choto area of Mastung and one of the tankers caught fire;however, there were no casualties as the ...

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11 killed, several injured in Suicide attack on Pak-Afghan border

Chaman : At least 11 people were killed including seven Afghan soldiers and several others injured on Friday in a suicide attack that took place at the Pak-Afghan border in the Chaman, the  main town in  the southwestern province of Balochistan for  crossing point of  supplying  goods and equipments for American and Nato troops fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan. According ...

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Three suspected militants arrested from Kuchlak

Quetta: Three suspected militants linked with a banned group have been apprehended by security forces from Kuchlak town of Balochistan today (Friday). According to the initial details, the security forces raided a house in Kuchlak today and arrested the suspected terrorists. Weapons were also recovered from their custody. They have been shifted to some undisclosed location for interrogation. According to ...

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