Sharif Khan

  • QUETTA - The Balochistan Disaster Management Authority DG yesterday said 50,000 packets of foods would be dropped through a helicopter today in five villages of Mastung that stood cut off from the main city after a heavy snowfall. Food shortage arose after a heavy snowfall in Mastung, disconnecting ...

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  • QUETTA -  Unknown armed assailants yesterday killed a local journalist in a hit-and-run incident in Kalat. As a local journalist and Pakistan Media Council Kalat Press Secretary Jan Muhammad Shahbaz Samalani left his home, unidentified attackers opened fire, killing him instantly. The police ...

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  • QUETTA - A child was confirmed carrying polio virus in Balochistan’s border city of Chaman on Tuesday. As the blood samples of the child were taken on Dec 22 last for tests, Emergency Polio Center sources said the case was related to 2016. The crippling virus had been confirmed in ...

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  • QUETTA - Balakh Sher Badini, a notorious commander and handler of social media cell of Balochistan Liberation Army, yesterday surrendered and announced joining the national mainstream at Frontier Corps Madadgar Centre. Addressing a press conference, Balakh Sher Badini said, “I am a patriotic ...

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  • HUB - At least five workers succumbed to burn injuries and six were reportedly missing when an inferno erupted in liquefied petroleum gas carrier at Gadani Ship Breaking Yard yesterday According to preliminary reports, an LPG ship that anchored at Gadani Ship Breaking Yard for scrap proclivity ...

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  • Quetta - JUI-F lawmakar Sardar Abdul Rehman Khetran on Saturday alleged that the former Inspector General of Balochistan Police Mushtaq Ahmed Sukhera took 28 vehicles with hims to Punjab. At a point of order in Balochistan Assembly, the JUI-F leader unearthed interesting fact about ex-IG ...

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  • Quetta - Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa yesterday said the military is committed to completing the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, which will usher in a new era of development in the province. Addressing the passing out parade of new Baloch recruits to Army, Frontier Corps and police, he ...

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  • Quetta - The Quaid-e-Azam Residency – also known as Ziarat Residency – is one of the most widely visited national monuments in Pakistan. It is this residency of Ziarat wherein the ‘Founder of Nation’ Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah retreated from Karachi in June 1948, and ...

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  • QUETTA: Defending the controversial plea-bargain with main accused of Balochistan mega corruption scam, Balochistan ex-finance secretary Mushtaq Raisani, the NAB says it was the ‘only speediest option’ to recover the looted public money. National Accountability Bureau (NAB) ...

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  • QUETTA - Supporting the commission report on Quetta hospital attack, the lawyers of Balochistan have condemned the governmental authorities for criticising the commission instead of taking responsibility for their failures. They asked the federal and provincial interior ministers to appear in ...

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  • GWADAR - The residents of Gwadar are compelled to drink brackish water being supplied by the Public Health Department through diesel tankers, putting a question mark on the claims about China-Pak Economic Corridor project. Gwadar district, which is described as the crown of fate-changer ...

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  • QUETTA - At least five security men yesterday were injured when a convoy of the Awaran assistant commissioner and the district police officer came under militants’ attack, the AC and the DPO, however, had a narrow escape. According to details, the motorcade of the DPO and the AC was attacked ...

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  • QUETTA -  Balochistan Home Minister Sarfraz Bugti and spokesman for the Balochistan government Anwarul Haq Kakar yesterday welcomed the fact-finding report of the commission formed by the apex court, terming it a source of reformation for the province. Addressing a press conference at Quetta ...

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  • QUETTA - The residents of district Washuk yesterday poured into streets against illicit houbara bustard hunting by Qatari princes. Addressing a press conference, Washuk District Chariman Haji Shukarullah and others said the Supreme Court had banned hunting of houbara bastard, but a federal minister ...

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  • Quetta - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday said “a new Pakistan in the making” as the dream of Balochistan’s prosperity was being realised with completion of several development projects. “A new and developed Balochistan means a new Pakistan,” he said while ...

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  • QUETTA -  Various parts of northern Balochistan on Saturday received first winter rain, besides light snowfall in some areas, which turned the weather very pleasant. The areas of Kan Mehtarzai, Ziarat and Rodmalezai received light snowfall along with first winter rain in some northern areas ...

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  • QUETTA -  Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has vowed zero tolerance against terrorism and directed focused and indiscriminate operations against terrorists of all kinds. General Qamar Javed Bajwa yesterday paid a day-long visit to Quetta. According to ISPR, the chief of army staff laid ...

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  • QUETTA - Security forces in a shootout on Monday killed mastermind of the Civil Hospital Quetta attack along with his four associates in Haramzai area of district Pishin. Addressing a press conference here at CM’s Secretariat, Balochistan Home Minister Mir Sarfraz Bugti said police personnel, ...

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  • QUETTA - Pakistani legend boxer M Waseem has arrived Quetta on Sunday after successfully defending World Boxing Council (WBC) silver flyweight title by trouncing Philippine’s Giemel Magrao in Seoul, South Korea. Waseem, renowned as ‘Falcon Khan’ by his swift boxing style, was ...

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  • QUETTA - Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) Chairman Mehmood Khan Achakzai MNA yesterday said Peaceful Afghanistan was a must for the success of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. He was addressing a mammoth public gathering held in district Pishin to remember Abdus Samad Khan Achakzai alias ...

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  • QUETTA - The illegal hunting of precious Suleman markhor has been banned in the Takato mountain range, north of Quetta valley, to preserve this wild animal from extinction. The decision came after a prolonged consideration of the Forest & Wildlife Department and Takato Organisation at a meeting ...

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  • Quetta - A division bench of Balochistan High Court on Monday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for former president General (r) Pervez Musharraf in Nawab Akbar Bugti murder case. The division bench, comprising Justice Jamal Khan Mandokhail and Justice Zaheerudin Kakar, issued arrest warrant on a ...

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  • QUETTA - Dr Jean Marc Olive, chairman, Technical Advisory Group, praised the Balochistan government’s anti-polio efforts and said the province is eradicating the virus from its soil. Addressing a moot at Polio Emergency Operation Centre here Sunday, Dr Jean Marc Olive stressed the need for ...

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  • QUETTA - Two security guards of a private oil and gas exploring company were shot dead by unidentified miscreants in Pasni Town of Gwadar Saturday. According to Levies sources, the killers resorted to firing at two security guards of CGE Company in the area of Dando Clanch, some 70 kilometres from ...

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  • QUETTA -  Unidentified miscreants gunned down a doctor in hit-and-run here at Musa Colony Sariab Road Friday. The incident took place on the outskirts of the provincial capital, when unknown armed men opened fire on Niaz Muhammad, a doctor by profession, who died on the spot and fled. The ...

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  • QUETTA - Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif yesterday said Balochistan people had absolutely rejected foreign-sponsored terrorists He was addressing the officers and troops of Southern Command and Frontier Corps on his arrival here as part of his valedictory visits. The COAS said ...

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  • QUETTA -  The Balochistan government has decided to launch crackdown on unregistered hospitals operating in the province. Talking to the newsmen, Balochistan government spokesman Anwarul Haq on Sunday said that the government has decided to start action against those hospitals operating ...

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  • QUETTA - There is no borstal institute for juvenile prisoners in Balochistan, which is adding fuel to the already deteriorating state of affairs for juveniles. The state of juvenile rights is touching the worst edge of irritation and aggravation in Balochistan. No doubt, the resources and efforts ...

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  • Quetta - Four security personnel were martyred Saturday evening in Quetta by unidentified terrorists. Unknown attackers riding a motorcycle opened indiscriminate fire at Frontier Corps soldiers at Fatimah Jinnah Road, killing three FC men and a traffic constable. Another FC soldier and a pedestrian ...

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  • QUETTA - Aurat Foundation yesterday launched a 16-day programme against gender-based violence to create awareness in the society and mobilise people in this regard. The 16-day campaign will begin from 25 November, International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women, and continue till ...

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