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The law ministry has issued a notification wherein numbers of judged has been increased from eleven to fifteen. 'In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 192 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the president is pleased to fix the number of judges of the High Court of Balochistan ...
Quetta: Balochistan Minister for Services and General Administration Department Mir Amir Khan Rind on Thursday said that the incumbent government was taking practical measures for the development of the province. Rind said this while talking to various delegations that called on him at his office, ...

Islamabad: The Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) on Thursday agreed to press ahead with the plan of exploiting the wind energy potential in Balochistan by undertaking a comprehensive resource assessment of potential areas in collaboration with the provincial government and the ...
Islamabad, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- The Pakistani security forces arrested 20 militants during multiple operations conducted in southwestern Balochistan province on Thursday, the military said. An army statement said that paramilitary frontier corps carried out intelligence-based operations in Dera Murad ...
Quetta: At least one Pakistani soldier has been killed and several others wound in a landmine explosion in district Kohlu Balochistan on Thursday. According to details, an FC (Frontier Corps) team was patrolling in the area when their vehicle was blown up by an IED. Resultantly, one official was killed ...
Quetta: Pakistan forces have been conducting offensives in several areas of district Bolan from past three days without interruption. The details of people abducted in Bolan military offensives have started to emerge after three days of continuous military attacks and siege of the affected areas. Some of the ...

Karachi: China Power Hub Generation Company Private Limited (CPHGC), a project of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), will construct a floating jetty in Hub, Balochistan, a statement said on Thursday. In this regard, CPHGC and the Coastal Development and fisheries Department, ...
The Balochistan Frontier Corps (FC) apprehended 20 individuals suspected of conducting terrorist activities from different cities of the province here on Thursday ... Rawalpindi: Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan Thursday apprehended 20 terror suspects during multiple intelligence-based operations (IBOs) ...
Karachi: Former President Asif Ali Zardari has said the change in the Balochistan government through democratic process is the manifestation of political maturity of the people of Balochistan and their elected representatives. He was talking to the Chief Minister of Balochistan Abdul Quddus Bizenjo and ...
Quetta: As many as 200 militants on Thursday surrendered to the authorities as part of political reconciliation in Balochistan. The militants surrendered at a ceremony where Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo was the chief guest. Commander Southern Command Lt. Gen Asim Bajwa ...
Quetta: The brutally tortured dead body of a previously abducted Baloch was found in Zain Koh area of Dera Bugti on Wednesday. According to details, Pakistani forces abducted Bozo son of Ghulam Mohammad Bugti along with two persons namely Wesaq s/o Dahlaq Bugti and Hazoor Bux Bugti during ...
Quetta: Pakistani forces have been carrying out fresh offensives in a different area of district Bolan Balochistan from past two consecutive days. The BalochWarna News sources reported that most affected area include Gharbuk, lakkad, kit, Thrithank, Laaki, Janthro, Jambaro and several other surrounding ...
KHUZDAR : The passing-out parade and badge-wearing ceremony of the Special Operations Wing of Frontier Corps Balochistan (South) was held at Khuzdar, said a statement from the military's media wing on Wednesday. Commander Southern Command, Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa was the ...
At the same time, the provincial government had approached the federal government for withdrawal of powers under the Customs Act to the Frontier Corps or the other paramilitary forces operating in Balochistan. The home minister gave the impression that it was a procedural matter and it had been taken ...
However, one can still hope better performance him and expect him to rid the Balochistan population of their miseries. Similarly, political parties hoping to form the new federal government after the next general elections can address the issues of the disgruntled Baloch population while treating them and ...
Quetta: Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo said on Tuesday that a trade-friendly environment and secure environment will be provided to the foreign companies investing in Gwadar to attract maximum investment in Balochistan. He further said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor ...
Quetta: Northern and central parts of Balochistan experienced chilly weather on Monday after cold Siberian winds lashed them following snowfall and rains. Quetta was among those cities and towns in these parts of the province which received snowfall and rains. Northern and central parts of Balochistan ...

Quetta: Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has vowed to resolve the issue of 15 per cent sales tax levied on newspaper revenue in order to facilitate journalists. Talking to newspaper editors at the CM Secretariat on Sunday, he said that his government would resolve all issues pertaining to ...
A Baloch activist today appealed to India for help in getting independence for Balochistan, the way, he said, it did for Bangladesh. ... "We request the Indian government to extend its sympathies with Balochistan and help us the way it did for Bangladesh," he said, at an event organised by the Delhi Study ...
Rawalpindi: A large number of weapons and ammunition were recovered during intelligence-based operations in Balochistan. According to a statement issued by Inter-Services public relations (ISPR) on Saturday, Frontier Corps Balochistan conducted the operations in Dera Bugti, Kohlu and Dera ...
"Never had Balochistan received as much financial support from a federal government in the history of Pakistan as it had when PPP was in power," Bilawal claimed. The PPP chairperson also spoke against former President Pervez Musharraf, saying his party democraticised much of the province that had ...
On October 10, 2017, the Balochistan High Court (BHC) ordered to release Marri, who was detained under Section 3 of Maintenance of Public Order. ... brother of Hyarbyar Marri, the chief of the outlawed Baluchistan Liberation army (BLA), and Zamuran Marri, the chief of banned United Baluch Army (UBA).
Speaking exclusively to Geo News, the PML-N senator said that those unseen forces cannot even be identified. Nasir, who is also the senior vice-president of PML-N Balochistan chapter, said that to some extent, Asif Ali Zardari also had a part in Zehri's removal. The PML-N senator said that Nawaz Sharif ...
Lahore: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and its political allies Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) and National Party (NP) have decided to fight against all 'undemocratic' and 'unconstitutional' undertaken action in Balochistan, while the ruling party has also decided to put the name of Pakistan ...
Quetta - The Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan arrested eight terrorists besides recovery of arms, ammunition and explosives during separate actions in various districts of the province on Thursday. Security sources said the FC Balochistan conducted intelligence based operations (IBOs) in Gulistan, Pishin, ...
According to ISPR, the military's media wing, FC Balochistan conducted intelligence Based Operations (IBOs) in Gulistan, Pishin, Kanack, Dera Bugti, Uch, Sambaza Dera Murad Jamali and Sibbi and arrested eight terrorists including an illegal Afghan national. The FC personnel recovered weapons and ...
The meeting discussed in detail the no-confidence motion against former Balochistan chief minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri last week. Zehri was forced to resign ... During the meeting, the MPAs from Balochistan shared that the movement was held without bringing it into the notice of the parliamentarians.
The recent blatant political machinations in an unscrupulous manner not only exposed the vulnerability of the democratic order and the heavy handed tactics of the powers to be, it also proved that Balochistan is not only a strategic but a political backyard where controlled political explosion can be carried ...
AT LEAST five security forces personnel were killed and an unspecified number of others wounded by unidentified militants in an ambush in the town of Turbat in Pakistan's Balochistan province on 15 January, RFE/RL reported. Reports added that one of the security forces' vehicles overturned during the ...
Quetta: Civil society activists, independent experts and representatives of different communities from several districts of Balochistan have expressed concern over what they called the violation of resettlement policy by World Bank (WB) and the Balochistan Irrigation Department in the WB-funded ...
Islamabad: Expressing serious concerns over the revolt within his party's lawmakers from Balochistan, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has convened a meeting to discuss the prevailing situation in the province. Talking to mediapersons outside an accountability court, where he appeared in ...
Responding to a question about the political crisis in Balochistan which led to the end of the ruling party's government in the province, Sharif said electing a man, who could not muster enough support from people, as chief minister of the province was a horrific joke. "Troubles of the province are of a very ...
Karachi: At least six security personnel have been killed in terror attacks in Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province. A police constable was gunned down in Quetta on Tuesday following an attack yesterday in Turbat when militants shot dead five Frontier Corps (FC) personnel. The policeman identified ...
Lahore: Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) senior leader and former deputy prime minister Chaudhry Pervez Elahi has said that election of Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Quddus Bizenjo is a reflection of trust in his party and this opportunity has come with the blessings of the Almighty, good ...
Following Abdul Quddus Bizenjo's election as the third chief minister of Balochistan in four years, it would be useful to review his credentials largely in terms of popularity and acceptability. Before we congratulate him, we must see how many votes he bagged in the general election held in 2013? Out of a ...
Islamabad: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday asked his rivals instead of launching anti-government movement they should wait for general elections that were only four to five months away. Speaking to media outside the Accountability Court where he appeared to attend hearing of ...
Quetta (Balochistan) [Pakistan], Jan.16 (ANI): For the first time in the history of Pakistan, threats from insurgents have brought newspaper distribution across Balochistan, including in capital Quetta, to a grinding halt. According to an article published by the web site newslinemagazine .com, 22 press clubs ...
Lahore: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said political instability and mistrust in democracy will eventually hamper the process of progress and prosperity in the country. Talking to media on Sunday, he said recent 'political game', orchestrated in Balochistan, will not certainly bring out positive ...
Islamabad: The National Highway Authority (NHA) has been striving to construct network of highways and motorways in less-developed areas of the country with special focus on Balochistan. In Balochistan, work on 17 road infrastructure projects is continuing in backward areas to bring them on a par ...
The resignation of the PML (N) lead government in Balochistan has ushered in a new political crisis in the present 'democratic' set-up doctored by the politicians and strategists in Islamabad and Rawalpindi. The so-called mainstream parties, PPP, miscellaneous Muslim Leagues and now the PTI have little ...
Islamabad: Some may rejoice but many discerning people will be deeply grieved and stressed to note a sad reality -- three major political parties - the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) - having been largely confined to an equal ...
On Saturday, Abdul Quddus Bizenjo of the Pakistan Muslim League (Q), the so-called kings' party of the Musharraf era, took over as chief minister of Balochistan along with a 14-member cabinet. He is the third chief minister in four and a half years. Bizenjo replaced Sanaullah Zehri of the PML (Nawaz), who ...
Quetta, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan's volatile Baluchistan province elected a new chief minister on Saturday, days after the previous leader was ... Resource-rich Baluchistan is plagued by violence, perpetrated by both Islamist militants and nationalist insurgents fighting to keep a greater share of the ...
After this we submitted a petition in [Balochistan] High Court," she added. She further said that her family have contacted all institutions including, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, but it has been 27 days that her brother has still not been released and the entire family is suffering from mental ...
Around seven people, including five Balochistan Constabulary personnel, were killed after a bomber struck a security forces truck in Quetta. The attack took place in the city's busy intersection of GPO Chowk, located in a high-security zone, not far from the provincial assembly. The suicide attack was later ...
Quetta: Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q)'s Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo submitted his nomination papers for the provincial chief minister to the Balochistan Assembly secretary today. The nomination papers, which had to be submitted before 3pm today with the secretary of the assembly, will be ...
Peshawar: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly Sardar Aurangzeb Nalotha said Monday that the creation of political crisis in Balochistan province is tantamount to sabotaging the Senate elections scheduled to be held in March. Talking to reporters ...
Rawalpindi: paramilitary FC force conducted intelligence-based operations in Balochistan on Monday, arresting three suspects. The raids were conducted in Dhadar and Mastung districts. According to a statement issued by the army's media wing, ISPR, FC Balochistan conducted IBOs in Dhadar and ...
Following his arrival, the governor and chief minister of Balochistan have held meetings with the prime minister. PM Abbasi is also expected to meet with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz lawmakers, who seem to be abandoning their leader -- Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri. Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid ...
Islamabad - PML-N leader and Balochistan Chief Minister's spokesperson Jan Achakzai has blamed Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) for creating political unrest in the province stating that this kind of tactics will create political instability in the area. Talking to PTV, he ...


 

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