SHARIF KHAN/Agencies

  • Quetta - A suicide bomber rammed his car into a police vehicle Wednesday morning in Quetta, killing six police officials and one civilian. Balochistan Home Minister Sarfraz Bugti confirmed the death toll, saying the elite police were targeted as they headed to work during morning rush-hour, at 8:25 ...

    Read More
  • Quetta - At least 20 people were killed while 26 others suffered serious wounds when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance of Dargah Pir Rakhel Shah in Jhal Magsi district of Balochistan on Thursday. The bomber struck the Shia shrine packed with worshippers in a remote village of the ...

    Read More
  • QUETTA - Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani yesterday said the parliament had become the most vulnerable institution of the country and called for inter-institutional dialogue to bring the country out of the prevailing crisis. Speaking as the chief guest at a national seminar held in the memory of the 54 ...

    Read More
  • QUETTA -  Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) leader along his security guard was gunned down in the provincial capital on Thursday. The assailants managed to escape from the scene after committing the gruesome offence. Unidentified armed men opened fire at BNP-M leader Malik Naveed ...

    Read More
  • QUETTA/Dera Ghazi Khan - A sitting lawmaker from Balochistan, whose speeding SUV ran over a traffic policeman in Quetta earlier this week, has been remanded in police custody after being presented in court twice on Saturday. Efforts to hush up the case failed and MPA Dr Abdul Majeed Khan Achakzai ...

    Read More
  • QUETTA - Security forces say they have killed around a dozen Islamic State militants in Balochistan, in an operation carried out after two Chinese nationals were kidnapped in Quetta. Military’s media wing, ISPR said an intelligence based operation spawning two days was conducted in Splinji ...

    Read More
  • QUETTA - Unidentified armed men yesterday abducted a Chinese couple from Quetta’s Jinnah Town at gunpoint and wounded a citizen on resistance, while another Chinese woman escaped from the abductors’ clutches. The abductions happened around midday in Quetta, the capital of Balochistan, ...

    Read More
  • Quetta - PTI chief Imran Khan Friday saw a role of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the ICJ order to halt execution of Indian spy-terrorist Kulbhushan Jadhav, and warned the government against muzzling the social media. He also alleged that the present leaders were on a looting spree and running the ...

    Read More
  • QUETTA - A bomb exploded next to a convoy of Senate Deputy Chairman Abdul Ghafoor Haideri on Friday in Mastung, killing at least 27 people and injuring many more. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the bombing outsider a seminary, 47 kilometres from Balochistan capital Quetta, where Haideri ...

    Read More
  • Quetta/Chaman - Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to conduct geological survey to determine which border areas rightfully belong to which side, following Friday’s deadly clashes at Chaman. Military officials held a flag meeting at Bab-e-Dosti (Friendship Gate) and Chaman crossing in an ...

    Read More
  • Quetta/CHAMAN - Tanks rolled in and border villages near Chaman were evacuated on Saturday amid fears of more clashes between Pakistan and Afghan forces, following Friday’s fighting. Pakistani security personnel accompanying census teams were fired upon by Afghan Border Police in two frontier ...

    Read More
  • QUETTA - A 13-year boy was killed and five others were wounded Thursday when a mob attacked a police station in an attempt to lynch a Hindu man charged with blasphemy in Balochistan’s city of Hub, officials said. It was the third major vigilante attack linked to accusations of blasphemy in ...

    Read More
  • Hub/QUETTA - At least 52 people were killed and over 100 injured when a bomb exploded at a Sufi shrine in Balochistan’s Khuzdar district Saturday evening. The powerful explosion at Dargah Shah Noorani came shortly before Maghrab prayers when people were busy in witnessing dhamaal – a ...

    Read More
  • QUETTA - Pakistan-based Jundallah Amir Arif alias Saqib was reportedly killed on Friday by Rangers. The Rangers sources said their crews operating in Hub killed on Friday the amir of Pakistan-based Jundallah, an outlawed outfit Arif. Arif alias Saqib was mastermind of suicide explosions in ...

    Read More