Maulana Hidayat-ur-Rehman announces to end Gwadar protest

GWADAR: Maulana Hidayat-ur-Rehman has announced to end ongoing protest of fishermen in Gwadar after successful talks with the government.  The port road remained closed as the fishermen have been protesting in favour of their demands for the last 32 days.

Gwadar International Airport will become operational till 2023

Gwadar: The new Gwadar International Airport would become operational by September 2023. According to local news sources, it has been confirmed that Gwadar International Airport would become operational by September 2023. The passenger terminal building of the airport covers an

PM to review progress of CPEC projects in Gwadar tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will arrive in Gwadar on Monday (tomorrow) for a one-day visit to review various development projects in the city. PM Imran Khan will take part in the foundation-laying ceremony of various development projects in the

Gwadar declared capital of South Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: The port city of Gwadar, a crown jewel of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), has been declared the capital of South Balochistan. Gwadar Port Authority (GPA) Chairman Naseer Khan Kashani revealed that they have received an official status of capital

Pakistan invites Tajikistan to benefit from Gwadar trade route

DUSHANBE: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday invited Tajikistan to benefit from Gwadar port as it provides the shortest trade route to Southeast Asia, Middle East and Africa from the Central Asian state. FM Qureshi met his counterpart Sirajuddin

Coastguards, police seize 1,100kg hashish in Gwadar

KARACHI: Pakistan Coastguards (PCG) and Gwadar police in a joint action foiled a bid to smuggle over 1,100 kilogrammes of hashish through the sea. According to a coastguard spokesman, the authorities arrested four suspects attempting to smuggle 1,100 kg hashish

Two martyred as Pakistan Navy vehicle attacked in Gwadar

QUETTA: Two people including a Pakistan Navy official were martyred and another was injured when their vehicle was attacked near the town of Jiwani in district Gwadar. The Pakistan Navy’s vehicle was on its way to Ganz from Jiwani when

Fakhar-e-Alam urges citizens not to pollute Gwadar beach

Pop Pakistani singer Fakhar-e-Alam has urged the citizens not to pollute the beautiful beach of Gwadar. Taking to social media, the singer posted, “Gwadar has pristine beaches..whenever you visit please make sure you don’t throw garbage or any disposable rubbish

First cricket match played at Gwadar Cricket Stadium

GWADAR: The first-ever cricket match is being played at the scenic Gwadar Cricket stadium in Balochistan. This exhibition match has been organized by singer-actor Fakhr-e-Alam in the lush green stadium of Gwadar amidst the mountains of Balochistan. The match features

Gwadar Port has potential to develop into regional hub: FM

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said India has nuclearized the Indian Ocean and continues to induct advanced weapons systems and naval delivery platforms in pursuit of its hegemonic designs. Addressing the International Maritime Conference in Karachi, the foreign minister

Minor earthquake strikes in Gwadar

KARACHI: A minor earthquake was reported on Saturday morning in Gwadar city of Balochistan. The earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter Scale occurred 63 km northwest of Gwadar at 9:34 AM on Saturday. No damage or loss of life was

Balochistan govt sign MoU for building Gwadar shipyard

QUETTA: Federal Minister for Defense Production Zubaida Jalal has said that Gwadar Shipyard would be owned by the government of Balochistan which was being acquired by the federal government under equity. A Memorandum of Understand (MoU) was signed on Gwadar

ICC, cricketers in awe of ‘picturesque’ Gwadar cricket stadium

The scenic cricket stadium in the port city of Gwadar has also caught the eye of the International Cricket Council (ICC). In a tweet, the ICC shared a photo of the cricket stadium, located in Balochistan, asking people if they

Honour the Baloch

‘Rule the Punjabis, intimidate the Sindhis, buy the Pushtun, and honour the Baloch.’ – This aphorism was used by the British as a governing model but these stereotypes still hold true today. Despite the passage of seventy decades, the Balochs

Pakistan, China reaffirm to expedite development projects in Gwadar

ISLAMABAD: China and Pakistan resolved to expedite work and meet revised deadlines of development projects in Gwadar and others under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). A meeting of the Joint Working Group (JWG) on Gwadar was held through video link

Customs recover Rs1.6 billion worth heroin from oil tanker

GWADAR: Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) in Gwadar foiled an attempt to smuggle narcotics in the country worth around Rs1.6 billon, considered one of the biggest drug busts in several years. While acting on the directives of Chief Collector Customs Balochistan

Drug trafficker, son arrested in Gwadar

KARACHI: Pakistan Coastguards continued its operation against smugglers and arrested an international drug trafficker along with his son in Gwadar. Coastguards spokesman said that the drug trafficker, Jan Muhammad alias Jaffar and his son named Qambar were arrested by their

Pakistan’s coastal belt is safe from Cyclone Maha: Met office

KARACHI: The cyclonic storm Maha developed in the Arabian Sea is currently about 1140 km away from southeast of Karachi. According to the sources of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) the cyclone might intensify into a cyclonic storm (SCS) moved to

Tidal waves of Cyclone Kyarr wreak havoc in Gwadar

GWADAR: Tropical cyclone Kyarr generated tidal waves that wreaked havoc in the coastal belt of Gwadar, today on Wednesday. According to sources, the waves impacted several mud houses and huts built along the coastal settlement. The walls of the mud