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Baloch minister Sarfaraz Bugti says MQM should be declared terrorist group

Advertisements QUETTA: Home Minister Balochistan, Sarfaraz Bugti, on Tuesday  a ban should be imposed on Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), claiming that the party was involved in countrywide terrorist activities, private media reported. Advertisements While addressing a news conference in Quetta along with military officials, the minister informed media persons about …

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Homosexuality in Pakistan: Gay couple arrested in Balochistan

QUETTA: Police arrested a gay couple in Jaffarabad district of Balochistan on Monday after reports of their clandestine marriage, said to be the first in the province. A close friend of the couple and a the man who read their Nikkah was also taken into custody in the Gandawa locality …

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Balochistan government is ready to throw out ghost teachers from education department

QUETTA: Education Secretary Balochistan, Saboor Kakar has said that Balochistan government has terminated more than 800 ghost teachers in the province during the current scrutiny who had been taking out salaries from the government for the last few years. The government has also launched a campaign for the verification of …

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Quetta: Security Forces arrested 243 militants in a search operation

QUETTA: At least, 243 terrorists have been arrested in Mehmoodabad, Quetta by FC security force during an ongoing search operation launched one week before. Security forces have also seized massive weapons from the arrested suspects that includes 9mm pistols, one 12 bore and 22 bore pistol, a 3 nod 3, …

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National unity is crucial to thwart internal, external enemies: PM Nawaz Sharif

QUETTA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has stressed the need for solidarity with other nations and unity to thwart the wicked designs of internal and external foes against the country. While addressing the provincial political leadership in Quetta on Tuesday, the premier said the enemy is employing various tactics to split …

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Mastung Bus Attack: Militants killed 20 Karachi-bound passengers in Mastung, Balochistan

QUETTA: At least 20 passengers shot dead and several wounded when 20 unidentified armed assailants abducted 25 passengers of two Karachi-bound buses in Mastung. The two buses were travelling on a route from Pishin to Karachi, abducted by the 20 assailants in Mastung, the area of Quetta, Balochistan. The attack left …

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Altaf Hussain’s anti-army remarks condemned in a resolution passed by Balochistan Assembly

QUETTA: A denunciation bill against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain was approved in Balochistan Assembly on Saturday. The resolution was expounded by Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Ahmad Bugti and got favours from both government and political parties. The resolution denounced Altaf Hussain’s speech delivered against the Pakistan Army. …

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Jamhoori Watan Party leader Talal Akbar Bugti passes away

QUETTA: Talal Akbar Bugti – Jamhoori Watan Party leader, son of Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti, and father of Shah Zain Bugti, Gohram Bugti and Mir Chakar Bugti – has passed away in Quetta after long suffering from asthma. According to JWP Secretary Information Gul Manak Baloch, he was admitted to CMH …

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13 suspected militants involved in ‘Turbat massacre’, killed by forces

TURBAT: At least 13 suspected militants linking to the banned outfit Baloch Liberation Front (BLF) were gunned down in a raid carried out by security forces near Turbat in Kech district on Monday, media reported. The dead militants allegedly include the responsible of Turbat massacre in which 20 labourers lost there lives. Acting …

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Militants murdered 20 labourers in Turbat, Balochistan

QUETTA: At least 20 people were murdered and three others injured when militants opened fire on a labour camp in Balochistan’s Turbat area on Saturday, private media reported. The murdered labourers belonged to Punjab and Sindh provinces and were working on bridge at Sohrab Dam in Gadan area of Turbat. …

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