Sharif Khan

  • Quetta -  The promises of government to facilitate citizens in Ramazan proved mere empty slogans as Sasta Bazaars set up by the district administration were seen without essential commodities on first day of Ramazan. Reports said in most of the districts people had to observe Sehri and Aftari ...

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  • Quetta - After a 22-day closure, the Friendship Gate at Pak-Afghan border in Chaman was opened Saturday afternoon on humanitarian grounds to facilitate people during the holy month of Ramazan. The crossing point was shut by Pakistan on May 5, following the attack of the Afghan border police on ...

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  • QUETTA - The Iranian border security forces yesterday fired mortar shells in Pakistani territory as a result of which a resident of Panjgur was killed. As per reports, the mortar shells fired by Iranian border security forces landed in the border areas of Panjgur district near the Pak-Iran border ...

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  • QUETTA -  The security forces yesterday arrested the mastermind of bloody carnages of Civil Hospital, Police Training Centre (PTC) and Shah Ahmed Noorani Shrine. “Saeed Ahmed Badini alias Taqwa, the architect of attacks on lawyers at Sandeman Civil Hospital Quetta on August 8, Police ...

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  • QUETTA -  More than 45,000 government employees of Balochistan have been found ghost having fake or incorrect national identity cards. Ghost employees have been traced in the province after verification of the national identity cards of all 295,000 government employees through National ...

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  • QUETTA - Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri on Wednesday claimed his province was the only unit that inked three imperative accords related to China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CEPC) during the recent visit of Premier Nawaz Sharif and others to Beijing. He went on to say India’s ...

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  • Quetta - The civil and military officials of Pakistan and Iran on Sunday visited the border area where 10 Iranian security guards were shot dead by militants and pledged to strengthen security, said Levies officials. The Pakistani delegation comprised Deputy Commissioner Mir Shyhak Baloch and Col ...

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  • Quetta - Gunmen Saturday opened fire on construction workers, killing 10 in Gwadar - the emerging port city which is expected to serve as hub of regional and transnational trade in near future. Mineral-rich Balochistan, where Gwader is located, has been plagued for decades by a separatist ...

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  • QUETTA - Defence of Human Rights Pakistan Chairperson Amina Masood Janjua yesterday claimed 650 cases of missing persons out of 2,400 had been settled while struggle for the recovery of the rest would continue. Addressing a press conference, she strongly criticised the ruling PML-N for absolutely ...

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  • QUETTA - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has temporarily suspended the voluntary return of the Afghan refugees to their home country in view of tense Pak-Afghan ties and closed border. The UNHCR Spokeswoman said the process of voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees had ...

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  • CHAMAN -  Experts from Pakistan and Afghanistan finalised a geological survey of the disputed areas on Tuesday and dispatched to respective authorities for further consideration. The decision to conduct geological survey of the border areas was made in third flag meeting between the Pak-Afghan ...

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  • QUETTA - A class-II student on Friday succumbed to the injuries caused by the torture of a teacher of Government Primary School Shah Baig, Dera Murad Jamali. Amanullah Solangi, a student of class-II, was callously tortured by his teacher, Syed Nazeer Muhammad Shah, for not learning his lesson. The ...

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  • QUETTA -  Five militants of a proscribed outfit were killed in an armed encounter with security personnel in Mand area on Thursday. Two security men also sustained injuries. As per Balochistan Frontier Corps press release, the FC men and other intelligence agencies conducted a search operation ...

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  • Quetta - Four security personnel were martyred and three others seriously wounded on Sunday in a roadside bomb explosion near Balochistan’s Turbat town. The victim Frontier Corps personnel were on patrol when their vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device (IED) in Mand area, ...

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  • QUETTA -  As many as 434 Ferraris, including 21 commanders, 16 sub-commanders of Baloch Republican Army (BRA), Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) and other proscribed outfits, surrendered before Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri and Southern Command Commander Lt-Gen Aamir Riaz on ...

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  • GWADAR -  At least three people were wounded while seven vehicles and scores of shops damaged yesterday when an improvised explosive device exploded in Gwadar, police said. Miscreants planted an improvised explosive device (IED) in a motorcycle at Airport Road, Gwadar, near Razzaq Plaza, which ...

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  • Quetta - Ferrari commander Ali Muhammad Bugti on Saturday surrendered before the security forces along with his associates by laying down their arms. The commander Ali Muhammad Bugti joined the national mainstream in Sui where he handed over his arms and explosives to the security forces and sworn ...

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  • QUETTA - At least four labourers were killed yesterday in Balochistan district of Kharan when unknown assailants sprayed bullets on them during working hours and managed to escape after committing the gruesome offence. As per details, the workers were busy in construction of a road when ...

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  • QUETTA -  The Balochistan lawmakers yesterday strongly condemned the incident of March 21 at the University of the Punjab, Lahore, in which many Pashtoon students were injured. As the Balochistan Assembly met with Speaker Raheela Hamid Khan Durrani in the chair, PkMAP MPAs, Nasrullah Zeray and ...

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  • Quetta - The Chaman crossing at Pak-Afghan border has once again been closed after clash between travellers and security personnel yesterday which also resulted in the death of a man. The border was shut down for all kinds of traffic after travellers lost patience at the grudgingly slow process of ...

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  • QUETTA - Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) candidate Khalil Dumarr has won Ziarat PB-7 seat, according to unofficial results. Earlier the seat was held by Dummar’s father, late Gul Muhammad Durmmar. The JUI-F candidate secured 12,611 votes, followed by PTI’s Noor Durmarr with 10116 ...

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  • QUETTA -  The Balochistan border city of Chaman was shut down on Sunday against the closure of Pak-Afghan border for over a month. All shops remained closed and business activities came to a grinding halt, reflecting fury of the traders and public alike. It was a strike observed by the people ...

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  • QUETTA -  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while addressing the public gathering in Gwadar revealed what he read on the wall of a hotel he was staying in: “Water is not drinkable.”  “If such worse is the condition of the water in a hotel then what will be the condition in the ...

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  • QUETTA - Balochistan Higher Education Secretary Abdullah Jan was kidnapped on Wednesday morning along with his driver from Quetta’s Wahdat Colony. The police said unidentified armed men abducted Secretary Higher Education Balochistan Abdullah Jan from Wahdat Colony as he left his home in the ...

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  • QUETTA - Balochistan Chief Secretary Shoaib Mir chaired a meeting on Thursday to review preparations for sixth census in the province. The meeting was attended by authorities of southern command, police, frontier corps and concerned administration. Provincial Commissioner for Census Pasand Khan ...

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  • QUETTA - The Quetta-bound Rawalpindi Jaffar Express narrowly escaped terror tragedy on Monday when the BDS diffused six kilogram bomb planted at the railway track after strenuous efforts. The miscreants had fixed an improvised explosive device at Sibi-Sukkur railway track at the premises of Manguli ...

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  • QUETTA - Balochistan lawmakers Saturday took a swipe at their Punjab counterparts for, what they called, discriminatory crackdown against Pakhtuns in the name of anti-terror operation. They termed the swoop a ‘move’ to disintegrate Pakistan. The lawmakers, both from the treasury and the ...

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  • Quetta - The PkMAP lawmakers through adjournment motion in Balochistan Assembly on Thursday strongly condemned alleged racial profiling of Pakhtuns by security forces in Punjab’s various districts under the pretext of terrorism. The Balochistan Assembly met on Thursday with Speaker Raheela ...

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  • Quetta - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan has arrested former provincial food minister Asfandyar Kakar over corruption charges. According to NAB sources, the former food minister Asfandyar Kakar and ex-deputy director food Zahir Jamaldini were arrested from High Court premises. ...

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  • Quetta -  Approximately 35 per cent children in Balochistan do not go to schools and 15 per cent schools are inactive due to multiple reasons in the province, said Balochistan Minister for Education Abdul Rahim Ziaratwal on Wednesday while addressing a press conference at Quetta Press ...

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