Balochistan

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

03 Sep 2020

UNSC members block Pakistan's project 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".

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.

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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Chinese scholars 'disturbed' by Modi's Balochistan comments

29 Aug 2016

Chinese scholars 'disturbed' by Modi's Balochistan comments

Chinese academicians and scholars have expressed concern over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comments on the Balochistan issue.

Former President Karzai backs Modi's stance on Balochistan

20 Aug 2016

Former President Karzai backs Modi's stance on Balochistan

Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has expressed his approval of PM Modi's comments on the Balochistan issue, which he made during his Independence Day speech.