Jamaldani for working jointly to ensure uplift of Balochistan province
Central leader Balochistan National Party (BNP-Mengal) Senator Dr Jehanzeb Jamaldini on Sunday urged political parties to shun their difference...
CPEC to be most precious asset of Pakistan
Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders has said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was an important step towards new...
PM condemns attack on security force in Panjgu
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday strongly condemned the attack on security forces in Panjgur. The Prime Minister...
COAS, PM attend CTF balochistan Passing out Parade
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Thursday attended passing-out parade of Balochistan’s Counter-Terrorism Force (CTF) in Quetta, Samaa reported. Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai, Chief Minister Balochistan Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch, Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti and other high officials of... Read more
Pak security forces liquidate 15 anti state elements
Pakistani paramilitary forces on Tuesday killed 15 separatist insurgents and lost one of their own men during a gun battle in a remote southwestern area, officials said. The clash took place at Basima, some 240 kilometres (150 miles) southwest of Quetta, the capital of restive Balochistan province which is... Read more
Gwadar port DG reappointed
President Mamnoon Hussain, on the advice of Prime Minister, has approved reappointment of Capt Abdul Raziq Durrani as Director General (Operations), Gwadar Port Authority (GPA). According to the Cabinet Division’s summary, the appointment will be effective from December 1, 2014 for a period of two years, on contract basis.... Read more
BLA frees  5 kidnapped hostages in Balochistan
Kidnappers freed five officials belonging to the Balochistan Irrigation Department earlier today. The officials had been abducted from the Pasni area of Balochistan’s Makran belt a day earlier.Police sources said that kidnappers freed all five hostages near Pasni. All hostages freed by kidnappers are in better condition, police said.... Read more
8 criminals arrested in Baluchistan province earlier today
Law enforcement agencies arrested eight criminals, including a key commander of a banned terrorist outfit from two separate areas of Balochistan earlier today. According to reports, sensitive agencies arrested three members of a banned terrorist outfit, including its key commander, from remote areas of Pishin. A huge cache of... Read more
Landmine Blast in Dera Murad Jamali kills 5
At least five people were killed and one injured when a pick-up truck hit a landmine in the southwestern province of Balochistan yesterday, officials said. The incident happened in the Chattar area of Dera Murad district, around 160 miles (257 kilometres) southeast of the provincial capital of Quetta. “Five... Read more
4 day anti-polio campaign in Baluchistan ends today
A four-day anti-polio campaign will conclude in 28 districts of Balochistan today (Thursday), the health department reported. In Quetta, the next phase of the  vaccination campaign will begin from January 23 till January 26. A target has been set to administer polio drops to 417,000 children below the age of five. 950 teams have been... Read more
Snowfall in Quetta

Snowfall in Quetta

Balochistan January 21, 2015 0

 Quetta and some other cities of Balochistan  received the first snowfall of winter season earlier today. Several rural areas of the province have been disconnected from other areas due to the snowfall. Mercury dropped down to minus five degree centigrade in Qalat while 6-inch snowfall was recorded in Ziarat.... Read more
“The development of Balochistan is close to my heart”:PM Sharif
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif earlier today highlighted the economic potential of the southwestern Balochistan province, stating that the federal government would provide sufficient funds to the provincial government for socio-economic development. “The development of Balochistan is close to my heart,” he said while addressing the Balochistan Development Forum meeting... Read more
2 gas pipelines blown up in Balochistan province
Suspected terrorists have blown up two gas pipelines in Balochistan’s restive Dera Bugti and Dera Allahyar areas today. The gas supply was disrupted to several areas of the district after the incident. An an eight-inch gas pipeline was blown up in Dera Bugti while a four-inch gas pipeline was... Read more
Pervez Musharraf indicted in absentia in Akbar Bugti case
Former president Pervez Musharraf today, was indicated in a case regarding the murder of Baloch nationalist leader Nawab Akbar Bugti. A local anti-terrorism court, which resumed hearing of the case, indicted the former president in absentia. The court also expressed its displeasure over the continuous absence of the former... Read more
4 day anti-polio campaign in Quetta fails to meet its targets
Four-day polio vaccination campaign has been wrapped up  in Quetta today During the campaign 461,000 children less than five years were to be vaccinated for which 67 teams were formed, however, the target could not be achieved due to vacations and absence of families in their homes. According to... Read more
3 die in Quetta attack
At least three people were killed in armed attack on a narcotics den on the outskirts of Quetta city. According to police, the incident took place at Qambrani Road area where some unknown gunmen riding motorbikes fired shots on people sitting inside a narcotics den. Officials said the attack... Read more
FC soldier mayrtered: 20 terrorists detained in Baluchistan
At least one Frontier Corps (FC) official was martyred while 20 extremists have been detained by FC during a search operation in connection with the recovery of 10 abducted people today (Tuesday) in Balochistan. The search operation being conducted by security forces in Zhob and Qila Saifullah that resulted... Read more