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Abducted Secretary Higher Education Balochistan reaches home.

QUETTA: Secretary Higher Education Balochistan Abdullah Jan, who was kidnapped on March 15 this year, reached home safely on Wednesday.According to Jan’s son, his father was released and reached home safely today. On May 23, Home Minister Sarfraz Bugti had said that efforts were underway for the recovery of Abdullah ...

- Geo.tv - PK

SC expresses displeasure at progress on Quetta carnage report.

Key recommendations of the commission's report Admonishing Balochistan police and health officials, the Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed severe displeasure on the lack of progress made on recommendations made in the Quetta Inquiry Commission report.A three-member bench, headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, was hearing a ...

- DAWN - PK

SC questions Balochistan govt over lack of progress in Quetta bombing case.

The SC bench ordered that the trauma centre of the Civil Hospital should be immediately made functional. Photo: File   ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court questioned on Wednesday the Balochistan government for the lack of progress in the Quetta bombing case.The three-member bench, headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, also ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Abdul Majeed Achakzai’s remand extended over 'poor health'.

QUETTA: Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party MPA Dr Abdul Majeed Khan Achakzai failed to appear before the court on Wednesday due to deteriorating health conditions, according to jail authorities.Medical documents pertaining to Achakzai’s health were submitted to the court, the jail authorities added.As a result, the ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Fuel shortage hits major cities across Pakistan.

A long line of vehicles at a fuel station. Photo: Geo News A severe crisis is on the cards as several fuel stations in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar, and Quetta, among other areas, have closed shop owing to lack of supply and high demand.Moreover, at the handful of fuel stations that are operating, long queues of ...

- Geo.tv - PK

SECP ordered to audit all foreign companies.

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Tuesday ordered the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan to carry out an audit of all foreign companies operating in Pakistan.The directives were issued following the receipt of the report of a joint investigation team formed to probe the kidnapping of a ...

- DAWN - PK

Renowned Indian Scientist Yash Pal passes away.

Throughout his illustrious career as a scientist, administrator and science communicator, Yash Pal was known for his indomitable spirit, the first signs of which were visible when he was barely a 9 year kid.He was born at Jhang in November 1926 and spent his early childhood in Quetta in Balochistan that was hit by a massive ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Victory for a religious party in Balochistan.

Pakistan's mainstream media completely ignored an important by-election on July 15th in NA-260 The post Victory for a religious party in Balochistan appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Russia delivers Mi-171E helicopter to Balochistan province.

, July 23 : Russia has delivered Mi-171E non defence helicopter in a convertible option to the representatives of Pakistan's Balochistan province."I am confident the convertible Mi-171E handed over to the customer will perform decently when accomplishing any missions, whether in passenger and freight carriage or in medical, ...

- Sify - IN

Russian firm delivers Mi-171E convertible helicopter to Pak.

Pakistans restive Balochistan province has received a Mi-171E non-combat helicopter from a Russian firm, the second such chopper delivered to the country this year, a media report has said.The Mi-171 is a civilian variant of the Mi-17 military cargo helicopter, which is already in service in the Pakistan Army."I am ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Russian firm delivers Mi—171E convertible helicopter to Pakistan.

Pakistan's restive Balochistan province has received a Mi—171E non-combat helicopter from a Russian firm, the second such chopper delivered to the country this year, a media report has said.The Mi—17...

- The Hindu - IN

Rains continue in parts of country

Rain continued in parts of the country Sunday morning, while heat and humidity persisted in other areas.In eastern parts of Balochistan, intermittent monsoon showers continued, bringing the temperature down. But repair work has not yet started on link roads in northern part of the province, which were washed away in ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Tremors felt in Mastung district of Balochistan

کوئٹہ:مستونگ اورگردونواح میں زلزلےکےجھٹکےPosted by Geo News Urdu on Saturday, 22 July 2017 QUETTA: Tremors were felt in Mastung district and adjoining areas Sunday morning.People rushed out of their houses and ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Locked up luxury: Imprisoned officials live like kings in Quetta jail

Prisoners are served with proper meals at Central Jail Quetta. Photo: Geo News screen grabQUETTA: Dining to a fancy meal complete with soft drinks, the prisoners at Central Jail, Quetta, live a life of luxury behind bars with complete access to their phones, televisions, Iranian carpets and playing cards. Some prisoners ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Balochistan govt receives Mi-171E helicopter from Russia

The Balochistan provincial government has received an Mi-171E non-combat helicopter from Russian helicopters, Russian news agency Tass reported.The Mi-171 is a civilian variant of the Mi-17 military cargo helicopter, which is already in service in the Pakistan Army. The Mi-17 is widely used across the world due to its ...

- DAWN - PK

2 FC men martyred in Balochistan's Chaghi district

Two Frontier Corps personnel on patrol were martyred by unidentified assailants on the RCD Highway in Balochistan's Chaghi district on Saturday night, Levies sources told DawnNews. The two soldiers were patrolling the highway on a motorcycle in the Killi Dawoodabad area when miscreants opened fire on them and fled, the ...

- DAWN - PK

Embattled Balochistan is now up against a different foe

Besides political and economic woes, province now hit by climate change in the form of droughts, cyclones and floods The post Embattled Balochistan is now up against a different foe appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

PAKISTAN: State complicity abetting Hazara bloodbath

The Asian Human Rights Commission strongly condemns the recent spate of attacks on the Hazara community in Balochistan province. In the most recent incident, four family members belonging to the ethnic Hazara Shia community and their driver were ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

CPEC represents colonization of Pakistan for enrichment of China, says expert

, July 22 : A senior teaching fellow and a PhD candidate at the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies has said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor represents the colonization of Pakistan for the enrichment of China.Speaking at the conference "Wall of Silence: Human rights in Balochistan", ...

- Sify - IN

Dynamics of ethnic conflicts in Pakistan

Pakistan is still facing a low-key conflict in the province of Balochistan The post Dynamics of ethnic conflicts in Pakistan appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Afghanistan exposed Pakistan's anti terror Operation Khyber IV

, July 20 : Afghanistan has accused Pakistan for not launching military operations on the sanctuaries of Taliban and Haqqani network, which are located in the key cities of Pakistan i.e. Peshawar and Quetta. Mocking Pakistan army for launching 'Operation Khyber IV' in the tribal regions of Khyber Agency close to the Durand ...

- Sify - IN

40-year-old insurgency the real cause of terrorism in Afghanistan: FO

Ceasefire violations by India Terrorism in Afghanistan has increased because of the 40-year-long insurgency in the country, Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria stated in his weekly briefing Thursday.Earlier, a report by the Ariana Television Network had stated that the Afghan Defence Ministry, in response to the ...

- DAWN - PK

CPEC designed to bring profit to China, not Pakistan, say experts on Balochistan

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects passing through the provinces of Balochistan and Sindh in Pakistan have been designed to bring profit to China and not for Pakistan, said experts on Balochistan while participating in a seminar in London earlier this week.Gathering under the banner of the Unrepresented Nations ...

- Sify - IN

Monsoon currents penetrating southern parts of Pakistan: MET

Photo: FileThe Pakistan Meteorological Department on Thursday said monsoon currents are penetrating southern parts of the country. A shallow westerly wave is affecting central and upper parts of the country and likely to persist during the next few days. Seasonal low lies over north Balochistan and strong monsoon currents ...

- Geo.tv - PK

1,000 Shia pilgrims stuck at Pak-Iran border over security fears

Nearly a thousand Shia pilgrims have been stranded at the Pakistan-Iran border in the restive Balochistan border for about a week.

- Zee News - IN

ISPR slams Afghan MoD's 'unwarranted' response to Khyber-4 operation

The Pakistan Army on Wednesday slammed the 'unwarranted ... rhetoric of blames and suggestive allegations' reportedly made by the Afghan Defence Ministry in response to the launch of Operation Khyber-4 in Rajgal Valley. A report by the Ariana Television Network had stated that the Afghan Defence Ministry, in response to the ...

- DAWN - PK

Afghan MOD's response to Operation Khyber 4 unwarranted: ISPR

Photo: FileRAWALPINDI: The Inter-Services Public Relations on Wednesday said that the Afghan Ministry of Defence’s response to operation Khyber 4 is unwarranted.The Afghan Defence Minister Dawlat Waziri in a statement said that Pakistan military should have launched the military operations – monitored by the ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Gunmen in Pakistan kill 4 Shi'ites

QUETTA, Pakistan -- Gunmen on Wednesday shot dead four members of the Shi'ite Muslim minority in Pakistan's southwestern province of Baluchistan, officials said, in what police suspect was a sectarian attack.

- BangkokPost - TH

4 Hazaras shot dead near Mastung as gunmen open fire on vehicle

At least four family members belonging to the ethnic Hazara Shia community and their driver were shot dead when unidentified gunmen opened fire on their vehicle near Balochistan's Mastung area on Wednesday, police said.Two women were travelling in the vehicle that was targeted by the assailants; one of them was among the ...

- DAWN - PK

Four killed, one injured in Mastung firing

Bullet marks on the vehicle that came under attack near Mastung. QUETTA: Four people were killed when unidentified people opened fire at a car near Mastung district of Balochistan Wednesday morning. According to the police, the vehicle was en route to Karachi from Quetta when the incident took place. The assailants ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Gunmen in Pakistan kill four Shi'ites in suspected sectarian attack

QUETTA, July 19 — Gunmen today shot dead four members of the Shi'ite Muslim minority in Pakistan's southwestern province of Baluchistan, officials said, in what police suspect was a sectarian attack. Recent violence in Baluchistan has...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Gunmen in Pakistan kill four Shi'ites in suspected sectarian attack

QUETTA, Pakistan - Gunmen on Wednesday shot dead four members of the Shi'ite Muslim minority in Pakistan's southwestern province of Baluchistan, officials said, in what police suspect was a sectarian attack.

- Reuters - US

Four Hazaras shot dead as vehicle targeted in Mastung

Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Khan Zehri has strongly condemned the incident The post Four Hazaras shot dead as vehicle targeted in Mastung appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Rain, thunderstorm expected at scattered places in Punjab, Sindh: MET

Photo: WebRain-thunderstorm and gusty winds are expected at scattered places in Punjab , Sindh, eastern Balochistan , Bannu, D.I. Khan division, FATA and Kashmir in the next 24-hours.Rain-thunderstorm is expected at isolated places in upper Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa , Rawalpindi, Sargodha divisions, Islamabad and ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Four killed, one injured in Mastung firing

Vehicle that came under attack near Mastung. QUETTA: Four were killed when unidentified people opened fire at a car near Mastung district of Balochistan Wednesday morning. According to the police, the vehicle was en route to Karachi from Quetta when the incident took place. The assailants managed to flee the site.The ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Islamic State Comes to Balochistan

The terrorist group is increasingly present in Pakistan's southern province.

- The Diplomat - US

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