Articles about Balochistan

Balochistan terror attacks: Four paramilitary soldiers killed, eight injured

01 Jun 2021

Balochistan terror attacks: Four paramilitary soldiers killed, eight injured

Terrorists attacked a Pakistani security post and later targeted a military vehicle carrying an improvised explosive device (IED), killing at least four paramilitary soldiers and injuring eight others in the restive South-western province of Balochistan, the Pakistani Army said.

NZ vs PAK: Babar, Imam ruled out of first Test

21 Dec 2020

NZ vs PAK: Babar, Imam ruled out of first Test

Pakistan have named a 17-member squad for the upcoming Test series against New Zealand, starting December 26.

Quaid-e-Azam Trophy: Sarfaraz Ahmed fined for making inappropriate comments

08 Nov 2020

Quaid-e-Azam Trophy: Sarfaraz Ahmed fined for making inappropriate comments

Former Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed has been docked off 35 per cent of his match fee for using "inappropriate language" in a Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match.

UNSC members block Pakistan's plan to list Indians as terrorists

03 Sep 2020

UNSC members block Pakistan's plan to list Indians as terrorists

Five members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) blocked a move by Pakistan to list two Indians as UN-designated terrorists, reports said on Thursday.

Joining US' terror-war was Pakistan's "biggest blunder", feels Imran Khan

24 Sep 2019

Joining US' terror-war was Pakistan's "biggest blunder", feels Imran Khan

When the United States went all out against the Taliban in the aftermath of the attack on twin towers on September 11, 2001, Pakistan should have stayed out of it, opined the country's Prime Minister Imran Khan.

After Pakistan quotes Gandhi, he calls Kashmir India's 'internal matter'

28 Aug 2019

After Pakistan quotes Gandhi, he calls Kashmir India's 'internal matter'

Congress' ex-President Rahul Gandhi has made his stand "absolutely clear" on the Kashmir issue. He called it India's internal matter and reiterated that there's no room for any other country to "intervene".

Explained: All you need to know about Kulbhushan Jadhav's case

17 Jul 2019

Explained: All you need to know about Kulbhushan Jadhav's case

Today, all eyes of India and Pakistan are set towards International Court of Justice (ICJ), the primary judicial wing of UN, as it will give its verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav's case.

Anti-India banners fly over Leeds during India-Sri Lanka match

07 Jul 2019

Anti-India banners fly over Leeds during India-Sri Lanka match

For the second time in the ICC World Cup 2019, banners with political messages were seen flying over cricket ground during matches.

Fans clash during Pakistan-Afghanistan World Cup tie: Details here

29 Jun 2019

Fans clash during Pakistan-Afghanistan World Cup tie: Details here

In an unfortunate incident, fans clashed during the ongoing Pakistan vs Afghanistan tie of the ICC World Cup 2019 at Headingley in Leeds on Saturday.

Pakistan: Heavily-armed terrorists attack five-star hotel in Balochistan's Gwadar

11 May 2019

Pakistan: Heavily-armed terrorists attack five-star hotel in Balochistan's Gwadar

Heavily armed terrorists have reportedly stormed a five-star hotel in the port city of Gwadar in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province.

Pakistan: Explosion in Quetta kills 16, including two children

12 Apr 2019

Pakistan: Explosion in Quetta kills 16, including two children

16 people, including two children, were killed in a bombing in Pakistan's Quetta region on Friday, local media reports said. The bomb exploded at a fruit and vegetable market near Quetta's Hazarganji.

6 Pakistani soldiers killed as terrorists target convoy in Balochistan

15 Dec 2018

6 Pakistani soldiers killed as terrorists target convoy in Balochistan

At least six Pakistani soldiers were killed and 14 injured in a bomb blast yesterday, when terrorists targeted their convoy in the strife-torn Balochistan province.

Bus-service with Pakistan won't change our stand on Kashmir: China

01 Nov 2018

Bus-service with Pakistan won't change our stand on Kashmir: China

China today sought to defend the proposed bus-service with Pakistan through PoK, saying its cooperation with Pakistan has nothing to do with the territorial dispute and will not change its principled stance on the Kashmir issue.

Pakistan: Seven charred to death as van collides with truck

23 Oct 2018

Pakistan: Seven charred to death as van collides with truck

A van carrying smuggled petrol collided with a truck on Tuesday in Pakistan's Balochistan province, killing at least seven persons and burning three cars parked nearby and a police check post, authorities said.

Was 'abducted by security forces' for vote-rigging: Pakistan poll official

10 Aug 2018

Was 'abducted by security forces' for vote-rigging: Pakistan poll official

A Presiding Officer of a polling station in Washuk district of Pakistan's Balochistan province has claimed he was "abducted by security forces which forced him to submit the fabricated votes" in favor of Muttahida Majlis Amal (MMA) candidate.

Pakistan: Two girls' schools burnt down by unidentified persons

08 Aug 2018

Pakistan: Two girls' schools burnt down by unidentified persons

Two more girls' schools were burnt down yesterday by unidentified persons in Pakistan's Pishin district of the Balochistan province.

Pakistan: 31 killed, 36 injured in violence on Election Day

25 Jul 2018

Pakistan: 31 killed, 36 injured in violence on Election Day

At least 31 people were killed, including 28 in a suicide-blast outside a polling station in Pakistan's Quetta city, and 36 others injured as violence erupted on the day of elections in Pakistan.

Pakistan: Death-toll in Balochistan blast reaches 130; 20 in critical-condition

15 Jul 2018

Pakistan: Death-toll in Balochistan blast reaches 130; 20 in critical-condition

The death toll in Balochistan suicide blast targeting an election rally of Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) leader Siraj Raisani in Mastung area rose to 130 yesterday as two persons succumbed to their injuries, The Express Tribune reported.

Pakistan-based armed group recruits children for suicide attacks: UN report

28 Jun 2018

Pakistan-based armed group recruits children for suicide attacks: UN report

Pakistan-based terror outfits continue to recruit children, including those from madrasas, and allegedly use them for suicide attacks, according to a UN report titled "Children and Armed Conflict" released today.

Two Pak Air Force pilots killed in crash during training

26 Jun 2018

Two Pak Air Force pilots killed in crash during training

Two Pakistan Air Force pilots were killed today when their training jet crashed at a Peshawar airbase during a routine mission.

Pakistan: Major terror attack foiled, five suspected suicide bombers killed

18 May 2018

Pakistan: Major terror attack foiled, five suspected suicide bombers killed

Pakistani security forces today killed five suspected suicide bombers, apparently Afghan nationals, who tried to enter the FC Madadgar Center in Quetta and foiled a major terrorist attack in the troubled Balochistan province. Four soldiers were also injured.

Pakistan: Christian community launches protest against killing of two Christians

16 Apr 2018

Pakistan: Christian community launches protest against killing of two Christians

Leaders of the Christian community have launched a protest against the killing of two Christians near a church by four unidentified gunmen who opened fire at them in Pakistan's Balochistan province.

Pakistan showcases Gwadar as investment-destination. Will anyone invest in "climate-of-fear"?

28 Feb 2018

Pakistan showcases Gwadar as investment-destination. Will anyone invest in "climate-of-fear"?

Pakistan organized "Gwadar Expo" last month to showcase China's One Belt One Road project in Gwadar, the "crux" of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

Karachi murder threatens to deter China's $50bn projects in Pakistan

14 Feb 2018

Karachi murder threatens to deter China's $50bn projects in Pakistan

Last week, Chen Zhu, MD of the Karachi unit of Shanghai-based Cosco Shipping Lines Co, was shot nine times near Zamzama Park, an upmarket area near diplomatic consulates.

China tries winning hearts and minds in Gwadar through development-aid

18 Dec 2017

China tries winning hearts and minds in Gwadar through development-aid

The Gwadar port located in Pakistan's Balochistan province is being developed by China in partnership with Islamabad.

Why is the Gwadar port important to China and Pakistan?

27 Oct 2017

Why is the Gwadar port important to China and Pakistan?

The Gwadar port located by the Arabian sea in Pakistan's Balochistan province is being developed by Pakistan in partnership with China.

Deadly blast in Pakistan's Balochistan shrine kills 12 people

05 Oct 2017

Deadly blast in Pakistan's Balochistan shrine kills 12 people

A suicide bomb blast inside the Fatehpur shrine in the Jhal Magsi district of Pakistan's Balochistan province has claimed the lives of at least 12 people while injuring 25 others.

India submits pleadings to ICJ over Kulbhushan Jadhav case

14 Sep 2017

India submits pleadings to ICJ over Kulbhushan Jadhav case

India has submitted its written pleadings or arguments to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) which is hearing the Kulbhushan Jadhav case.

China says working with Pakistan to verify its nationals' antecedents

17 Jun 2017

China says working with Pakistan to verify its nationals' antecedents

China said it is cooperating with Pakistan to determine if its two nationals murdered in Balochistan were acting in violation of local norms.

Chinese 'teachers' killed by IS in Pakistan were 'preaching'- Islamabad

13 Jun 2017

Chinese 'teachers' killed by IS in Pakistan were 'preaching'- Islamabad

After the kidnap-murder of two Chinese teachers in Pakistan by the IS, Islamabad has now said both 'teachers' were "engaged in evangelical activities".

IS kills two Chinese teachers abducted from Pakistan

09 Jun 2017

IS kills two Chinese teachers abducted from Pakistan

Islamic State has killed two Chinese teachers in kidnapped from Pakistan's Balochistan in May, reported the IS-affiliated Amaq news agency.

Baloch activists claim torture, rape by Pak Army

13 Dec 2016

Baloch activists claim torture, rape by Pak Army

Baloch Kurd liberation activist and World Baloch Women's Forum president Naela Quadri Baloch accused the Pakistani Army of having official sanction to torture, rape and kill Baloch people.

ISIS detonates bomb at a Pakistani shrine, 52 dead

13 Nov 2016

ISIS detonates bomb at a Pakistani shrine, 52 dead

Almost 52 people were killed and 100 injured in a bomb blast that took place at a Sufi shrine in Pakistan.

Baloch conflict: Leaders praise Modi for raising awareness

02 Oct 2016

Baloch conflict: Leaders praise Modi for raising awareness

Baloch leader Mazdak Dilshad Baloch has heaped praises on PM Modi for bringing the Balochistan conflict to the global attention.

Iran surprises Pakistan; fires mortar shells on Balochistan

01 Oct 2016

Iran surprises Pakistan; fires mortar shells on Balochistan

As India carried out a surgical strike on Pakistan, its "brotherly" neighbor Iran surprised it by attacking the Iran-Pak border.

Baloch leader's asylum plea sent to IB

28 Sep 2016

Baloch leader's asylum plea sent to IB

Sources have stated that Balochistan separatist leader Brahamdagh Bugti's plea for asylum in India is currently being vetted by Indian intelligence agencies at the behest of the Home Ministry.

India may give Baloch leaders asylum

17 Sep 2016

India may give Baloch leaders asylum

Speculation is rife that India may be gearing up to provide asylum to Baloch leaders who are currently living in different parts of the world.

Baloch activists protest at UN, seek Indian intervention

15 Sep 2016

Baloch activists protest at UN, seek Indian intervention

Baloch activists from the Free Balochistan Movement protested outside the UN Headquarters in New York, seeking an end to the atrocities committed by Pakistan in the region.

AIR to launch app, website for Baloch listeners

14 Sep 2016

AIR to launch app, website for Baloch listeners

All India Radio has announced its decision to launch a mobile application and a website catered specifically for its listeners in Balochistan and those who understand the Baluchi language.

Baloch activists in Australia, South Korea thank PM Modi

11 Sep 2016

Baloch activists in Australia, South Korea thank PM Modi

Baloch activists in Melbourne, Australia and Busan, South Korea have thanked PM Modi for India's show of solidarity with their cause.