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Pakistan Navy seizes narcotics worth 2.2 billion near Pishukan coast

BALOCHISTAN: Pakistan Navy has seized 700 kilograms of narcotics in an intelligence-based joint operation with the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) near Pishukan coast, Balochistan on Wednesday. According to a spokesman of the PN, the drugs are valued at approximately Rs 2.2

Karachi Kings, Quetta Gladiators to play match at Gwadar stadium on Mar 25

GWADAR: Gwadar Cricket Stadium is expected to host a friendly match on March 25, between Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators clash after the conclusion on ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL) season six. As per details, singer-cum presenter Fakhr-e-Alam, who recently

Over 16 injured in Balochistan grenade attack

BALOCHISTAN: More than 16 people have been injured in a blast in Balochistan’s Sibi on Friday. According to police, terrorists on a motorcycle lobbed a hand grenade at Luni Chowk, as a result, 16 people sustained injuries. Sources said a

Govt taking steps to address issues in Pak-Afghan border: Minister

QUETTA: Minister for Home and Tribal Affairs, Mir Zia Langove has said that steps were being adopted to amicably address the issues of business community fencing along the Pak-Afghan border. While presiding over a high-level meeting held on Tuesday in

Four wounded in blast on Quetta’s Sariab Road

QUETTA: At least four people were injured in a blast near Quetta’s Sariab Road on Saturday. An official of the bomb disposal squad said that it was a home-made device packed with five-kilogram explosive material. Motive behind the explosion was

Rai Tahir appointed as new IGP Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to transfer Inspector General (IG) of Balochistan Mohsin Hassan Butt and appoint Rai Tahir as a new IG of the province. As per details, Rai Tahir, who is currently serving as Additional IG CTD Punjab,

Army chief assures justice to families of Mach massacre victims

QUETTA: Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has assured families of the Shia Hazaras coal miners killed in a brutal attack in Balochistan’s Mach area that the killers of the killings shall be brought to justice. According to Inter-Services Public

Four injured in blast at Turbat’s Cinema bazaar

BALOCHISTAN: At least four people were injured in an explosion in Turbat’s Cinema bazaar in Balochistan on Sunday. According to details, the blast occurred near the check post of security forces and also damaged two nearby cars. Soon after the

PM Imran assures to resolve all grave issues faced by Hazara community

QUETTA: Prime Minister Imran Khan reached Quetta on Saturday where he met with the families of the slain coal miners killed on Jan 3 in a brutal attack in Mach and reaffirmed that the present government is fully committed to

Gunmen kill 11 coal miners in Balochistan 

QUETTA: Six coal miners were killed and four others injured after armed men opened fire at them at the Machh coalfield in Balochistan on Sunday.  According to police sources, a group of unknown armed men took the coal miners to

Balochistan govt launches seven projects to promote tourism

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan has said that solid steps are being taken to uphold tourism and protect archeological sites in the province. Chairing a meeting in Quetta to review the progress on development schemes related to the

PM Imran will complete five-year term with great success: Sheikh Rashid

PESHAWAR: Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has said he was confident that Prime Minister Imran will complete his five-year term with great success. Addressing a press conference during a visit to Torkham, the interior minister Commenting on Prime Minister Imran

Security forces foil major terror bid in Khuzdar

QUETTA: Pakistan Levies claimed to have foiled a major terrorism bid in the Khuzdar area of Balochistan on Friday. According to sources, on a tip-off, the Levies force recovered 88kg of explosives material from a vehicle at Zawah check-post in

Wanted terrorist killed by security forces in Pishin

QUETTA: A wanted terrorist was killed by security forces during a raid in the Pishin district of the Balochistan province on Tuesday. According to details, on a tip-off, security forces conducted a targeted raid in the Huramzai area of Pishin

Another polio case surfaced in Balochistan

QUETTA: Another case of the crippling poliovirus disease has surfaced in Balochistan, taking the tally of the cases for the current year to 21 in the province. The provincial health department has confirmed that a 10-month old girl, a resident

4.5 magnitude earthquake tremors jolts Swat

SWAT: A moderate earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter Scale hit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and adjoining areas today (Thursday). An earthquake has jolted Swat and adjoining areas today. No loss of life or property was reported. According to the seismological center,

15 people die in Kohlu post cylinder blast

KOHLU: At least 15 people died on Tuesday from a cylinder blast in Balochistan’s district.  More than 34 people, mostly children, were injured in a gas cylinder blast during a marriage ceremony in Kohlu a few days back. The incident

Balochistan govt to appoint 1,200 teachers: Education minister

BALOCHISTAN: Balochistan Education Minister, Sardar Yar Mohammad Rind has said that the provincial government given approval for the appointment of 1,200 male and female teachers to handle the shortage of teaching staff in government schools across the province. The provincial

Security forces seize narcotics worth 17.27 billion from Pasni

KARACHI: The Pakistan Coast Guards (PCG) and Pakistan Army in a joint operation have seized a huge quantity of narcotics worth 17.275 billion from Pasni in Balochistan on Sunday. According to a statement issued by the Pakistan Coast Guards, the

Train operations between Quetta to Chaman resumed

QUETTA: The Chaman passenger train from Quetta to interior Balochistan, which was closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, was resumed after seven months. According to details, the Chaman passenger train from Quetta to Chaman was restarted after a seven-month hiatus.

Customs seize smuggled goods Rs 80 million in Quetta

QUETTA: Customs authorities have seized smuggled goods worth Rs 80 million from Kuchlak area Quetta on Friday. According to the spokesperson of the Pakistan Customs, smuggled clothes, auto parts, tires, oil, cigarettes, and two tractors were recovered during a targeted

Police nab accused in Shaheena Shaheen’s murder case

GWADAR: Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested an accused named in a case pertaining to the killing of Balochistan’s prominent social activist and a journalist, Shaheena Shaheen. According to police sources, the accused Sumaid Saeed was taken into custody

Security forces thwart possible terrorist attack in Balochistan: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Security forces have foiled a “possible terrorist activity” during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Southern Balochistan on Saturday. Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement said a major terrorism activity was foil by security forces as they successfully conducted

Abdul Qadir Baloch decides to resign as PML-N Balochistan president

QUETTA: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Lieutenant General (retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch has decided to resign from the party over not inviting former chief minister Sanaullah Zehri to the protest rally of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM). The party’s provincial president

Opposition’s PDM holds third power show in Quetta

QUETTA: The 11-party Opposition, under the banner of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), held its third power show in Quetta despite the provincial government’s appeal to postpone the rally amid security threats. According to details, president of the newly formed

Four-day polio campaign to begin in Balochistan from tomorrow

QUETTA: A four-day anti-polio vaccination drive will begin in all 33 districts of Balochistan from tomorrow (Monday). Balochistan Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) Coordinator Rashid Razzaq said all preparations have been completed for the anti-polio drive. Around 10,585 teams will be deployed to

COVID-19: President Alvi asks people to observe SOPs

QUETTA:  With the number of coronavirus cases rising in the country, President Dr Arif Alvi has urged the nation to opt for precautionary measures to avert the resurgence of the virus. While talking to Governor Balochistan Justice (retd) Amanullah Khan

Four terrorists killed, two security officials injured in Mastung

QUETTA: Law enforcement agencies claimed to have killed four terrorists during an intelligence-based operation in the Mastung district of Balochistan on Friday. According to CTD sources, a joint operation conducted by Counter-Terrorism (CTD) and intelligence agencies in the Dasht area

Five killed, three injured in Khuzdar bus fire

BALOCHISTAN: Five people were killed and three others injured after a passenger bus caught fire in Khuzdar district of Balochistan province on Friday. Women and children were among the killed, according to paramilitary troops in Khuzdar, who said at least three

Two polio cases emerges in Balochistan

QUETTA: The polio emergency operation center Pakistan has reported two more polio cases from on Saturday. According to the health department, polio was confirmed in a 4-year-old child in the Chilton Town area of ​​Quetta while a 15-month-old child was