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updated Wed. January 17, 2018

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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 ...
Pakistan People's Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari thinks the federal government's lack of interest in political crisis in Balochistan means Nawaz Sharif ... Bilawal Bhutto used his twitter account on Sunday to ask whether the federal government even care about what was happening in Balochistan.
Islamabad: The ongoing political crisis in Balochistan has been termed an attempt to decrease the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's strength in the Senate during the next elections of the upper house. Speaking at a news conference on Saturday, PML-N leader and Balochistan chief minister's ...
Islamabad (Dunya News) - Interior minister Ahsan Iqbal has said on Sunday that no-confidence motion in Balochistan Assembly is an attempt to influence China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The interior minister indulged himself in an exclusive talk with Dunya News and advised the state ...
Quetta: Pakistani forces abducted two brothers from Pasni's ward number 7 and Gwadar city last night while another man was abducted from Turbat region of Balochistan on Sunday evening. The abducted brothers have been named as Jumma Khan son of Saeed and Wahid son of Saeed resident of ...
Quetta: Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Sunday asked Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam- Fazl (JUI-F) chief Fazlur Rehman for help in connection with the no-confidence motion against Balochistan Chief Minister (CM) Sanaullah Zehri. According to details, the JUI-F chief advised the premier to resolve ...
Balochistan makes up for 44 percent of Pakistan's land, making it the largest province of Pakistan. It is one of those parts of the country that is a rugged terrain yet one of the most beautiful area, that is still to be tapped for natural and human resources. Several challenges blended with conspiracy theories ...
Dastagir assured CM Balochistan of support from the federal government and the PML-N. The PkMAP chief, in his meeting with the chief minister, discussed the overall political scenario in Balochistan. Minister of State for petroleum Jam Kamal and Abdul Qadir Baloch were also part of the meeting.
"The Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) was dominating the affairs of Balochistan," a source close to the PML-N shared. "Which is why some ministers from the PML-N also supported the move against their own party chief in Balochistan, along with other ministers from various political parties.".
TURBAT: It is heartening to note that human trafficking incidents witnessed a decline in Balochistan in 2017. This is good news for the provincial government and the people of the province. According to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) nearly 8,512 human trafficking cases took place in 2016, while ...
Quetta: The political crisis seems to be worsening in Balochistan in the aftermath of the no-confidence motion put forth by as many as 14 members of the provincial assembly (MPA) against the Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri and subsequent resignations of two members of his cabinet - Mir ...
(Dunya News) - Violence against women in Balochistan has seen a decline in the year 2017. However, the figures failed to see the same trend when it came to cases of honour killing . More than 20 women were subjected to the barbaric practice while countless others became victims of Domestic Violence.
Islamabad accuses New Delhi of fuelling a 12-year-old low level insurgency in France-sized southwestern Balochistan province, citing the case of arrest of Indian national Kulbushan Jadhav. The deep state, that compromises the army, security and intelligence services and religious clerics, like in the case ...
President Mamnoon Hussain has said various developmental projects in Balochistan including Gwadar port and game changer CPEC, will definitely help in reducing the unemployment and poverty from the province, but their benefits can only be harvested by educational uplift of Balochistan. He was ...
Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri has expressed good wishes for country and nation, particularly Balochistan and the people of the province, for their development, stability and prosperity. He has prayed may new year should be year of peace, security and prosperity. He said this in a ...
Rawalpindi: An Afghan national, suspected of being a facilitator of the National Directorate of Security -- Afghanistan's premier intelligence agency -- was apprehended, the army said on Friday. According to the Inter Services public relations, the Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan, along with intelligence ...
Islamabad: A mild intensity earthquake, measuring 2.9 on the Richter scale, hit the southern parts of Balochistan Friday noon. The epicentre of the earthquake was 63 kilometres south of Chaman, Balochistan, with a depth of 3.5 kilometres, the Met Office reported. So far, there have been no reports of loss ...
The deceased traffic policeman's son also said that although it has been more than six months since his father was killed in the hit and run incident, the Balochistan government has not given them the compensation money as was promised. "Our file is lying in the Chief Minister Secretariat since over a ...
Quetta (Balochistan) [Pakistan], December 29 (ANI): Baloch leader Hyrbyair Marri has stated that Kulbhushan Jadhav was "never arrested from Balochistan", in fact he was, "abducted from Iran by Pakistani state-sponsored religious proxies and handed over to Pakistani forces." "The Indian citizen Jadhav ...
The federal and Balochistan governments have agreed to switch the approximately 30,000 tube wells in Balochistan from conventional electricity to solar power to reduce operational costs. On the face of it, this is a sound decision for multiple reasons. First, the conversion to solar-powered tube wells will not ...
Jadhav, a former Indian naval officer, is currently on death row in Pakistan for spying, having been captured in Balochistan in early 2016. Until now, New Delhi has publicly denied that Jadhav had any relationship with the Indian state since his retirement from the navy. To the contrary, New Delhi alleged ...
While referring to the resignations in the Balochistan cabinet, the PPP leader said a crisis situation has risen ever since Nawaz started meddling in the affairs of Balochistan. A notification from the office of governor Balochistan de-notified Sarfraz Bugti as the provincial minister for home and tribal affairs, ...
While Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab have made vast improvements in the infrastructure of their public primary schools, the progress in Sindh, Balochistan and Federally Administered Tribal Areas has remained a concern. Most of the children in Pakistan who complete primary education up to class 5 do ...
Quetta: Ambassador of Sweden to Pakistan Ingrid Johansson has said that her government is working on a project on access to justice for women in Pakistan, adding that they want to run this project in Balochistan also. She said this during her meeting with Speaker of the Balochistan Assembly Raheela ...
Rawalpindi: Security forces in Balochistan on Thursday conducted an intelligence-based operation in Dera Bugti district and recovered a cache of arms and explosives, said a statement released ... FC Balochistan, during the operation, recovered explosives, prepared IEDs, detonators and ammunition.
Sir: unemployment has become a major problem in Balochistan. Around 60 percent of the province's population is jobless. Even those who are educated have a hard time finding employment. Unemployment causes a country to rot, because when people have trouble making money the honest way they ...
Islamabad: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) director general and Balochistan chief secretary to submit a comprehensive report over human trafficking in the province. A three-member Supreme Court bench comprising Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, ...
Karachi: As a citizen responsible for preservation of environment and wild life, the bold and wise decision of the Balochistan government to ban all forms of hunting in the province is highly admirable. The Balochistan government has asked the federal government not to issue hunting permits, including ...
Security forces have foiled a 'major terror' bid in Pashtun-dominated Zhob area of Balochistan, the Inter-Services public relations (ISPR) said in press release on Wednesday. "Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan averted major terrorism attempt through successful intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Zhob, ...
London mayor Sadiq Khan has been criticised over his office banning an ad campaign relating to a conflict-ridden region in Pakistan. The #FreeBalochistan adverts were displayed on London taxis and buses to highlight alleged "war crimes and human rights abuses", but were later removed by Transport ...


 

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