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3 killed, one injured in Quetta firing

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st April 2014

3 killed, one injured in Quetta firing QUETTA: At least three people have reportedly been killed and one injured in firing at Satellite Town area, here on Monday. Police sources said that unknown armed men opened fire at some people on Munir Mengal road in Satellite Town area, leaving three people dead and one injured. The assailants managed to escape from the...


Quetta police arrest three bike lifters

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th April 2014

Quetta police arrest three bike lifters QUETTA: Quetta police have arrested three bike lifters from different areas. Police said on Wednesday that acting on a tip-off, Quaidabad police conducted raids at Moti Ram road, Mecongi raod and others areas and arrested three bike lifters. “Police teams also recovered five lifted motorcycles and weapons from the possession of the suspects,” they said....


Quetta: 4 injured in gas leakage blast

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th April 2014

Quetta: 4 injured in gas leakage blast QUETTA: Four persons received burn injuries in a gas leakage blast in village Killi Tor Shah of Pishin district. Police said on Monday that blast occurred due to gas leakage in a house in Killi Tor Shah that left four persons injured including a man, a woman and two children. The injured were taken to...


Sibi train bombing kills 13

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 8th April 2014

Sibi train bombing kills 13 SIBI: A bomb blast on a train in Balochistan killed at least 13 people and injured 40 others on Tuesday, officials said, with the death toll feared to rise. The United Baloch Army (UBA) claimed responsibility for the bombing, with its spokesman warning of more such attacks in the coming days in response to a...


President condemns blast in Jaffar Express

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 8th April 2014

President condemns blast in Jaffar Express QUETTA: President Mamnoon Hussain Tuesday strongly condemned the blast in Jaffar Express at the Sibi Railway Station that caused loss of precious human lives and injured several others. The President who is on a two-day visit to the capital of Balochistan in a message expressed his deep sympathies with the bereaved families and called upon...


Kalat: Army helicopter makes crash landing

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 7th April 2014

Kalat: Army helicopter makes crash landing KALAT: A military helicopter made crash landing near Kalat town of Balochistan, both pilots remained safe, Aaj News reported. According to ISPR spokesman, the helicopter made a crash-landing due to unbalancing situation. Pilots claimed that some ‘technical reasons’ were behind this crash landing. ISPR spokesman said pilot and the crew remained safe in the landing...


ATC orders Musharraf to attend the hearing of Akbar Bugti murder case on April 21

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 7th April 2014

ATC orders Musharraf to attend the hearing of Akbar Bugti murder case on April 21 QUETTA: The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC), has ordered Pervez Musharraf to attend the upcoming hearing, scheduled on April 21, regarding the Akbar Bugti murder case, Aaj News reported. According to the sources, the ATC court led by Judge Tariq Anwar, passed on the orders to former President Pervez Musharraf to attend the upcoming hearing scheduled on...


Hand grenade explosions leave 4 injured in Jaffarabad

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th April 2014

Hand grenade explosions leave 4 injured in Jaffarabad QUETTA: As many as four persons were injured in a hand grenade explosion in a shop in Usta Mohammad Area of Jaffarabad district on Saturday. According to local police, unidentified motorcyclists hurled a hand-grenade in shop which caused an explosion. The explosion left four persons injured. “They were sitting in the shop as the explosion...


Quetta: Armed men fires on a car, three killed, two injured

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 2nd April 2014

Quetta: Armed men fires on a car, three killed, two injured QUETTA: Some armed men violently opened fire on a car in the remits of Satellite Town, due to which three people were killed and two others sustained injuries, Aaj News reported. According to the sources, some armed men entered into the Satellite area of Quetta, where they targeted and opened fire on the car, due...


Quetta: 100 kg narcotics seized

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st April 2014

Quetta: 100 kg narcotics seized QUETTA: Police recovered a huge quantity of narcotics at Kaichi Baig near Sariab area of provincial capital on Tuesday. According to police spokesman, acting on a tip off, a police team conducted raid at a place and recovered 100 kg narcotics after checking a vehicle. “The vehicle was parked in a street by unknown drug...


Armed attack at Pasni radar-post leaves one dead

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th March 2014

Armed attack at Pasni radar-post leaves one dead PASNI: Armed attack at Pasni radar-post on Saturday evening killed one personnel whereas the radar system was also partially destroyed in the attack, Aaj News reports On Saturday evening, an exchange of fire took place between the outlaws and the security forces after they attacked the radar-post located at Pasni airport. During the resilience, one...


Blast in Quetta, kills a child, 18 injured

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th March 2014

Blast in Quetta, kills a child, 18 injured Quetta: As many as 18 people, including FC personnel, women and children, were injured and a child has been killed in a blast that ripped here at Sariab Road of the city, Aaj News reported. According to reports, the blast targeted an FC vehicle at Sariab Road of the city. Militants had planted explosive materials...


Polio drive ends in Balochistan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th March 2014

Polio drive ends in Balochistan QUETTA:Three day anti polio drive ended in Balochistan on Wednesday during which over two million children below five years age were administered ant-polio drops. Provincial Health department sources told APP that over 6000 teams comprising volunteers took part in the campaign which had been launched on March 24 last. The Polio teams visited door to...


Balochistan govt owns its forces: Home Minister

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th March 2014

Balochistan govt owns its forces: Home Minister QUETTA: Balochistan Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti paying glowing homage to the martyred personnel of law enforcement agencies stressed on Wednesday that Balochistan government owns its forces. He was addressing a ceremony of “Youme Shuhada” organized by the provincial Home Department in connection with the Balochistan Sports Festival. “Frontier Corps, police and Levis force is...


12,000 houses to be constructed for Awaran quake affectees: DG PDMA

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th March 2014

12,000 houses to be constructed for Awaran quake affectees: DG PDMA ISLAMABAD: Director General Provincial Disaster Management Authority Balochistan, Muhammad Khalid Baloch has said that relief work has been completed in Awaran quake affected area while now construction work of the affectees homes would be started. Talking to a private news channel, he said more than 12000 homes would be constructed for the affected people. Overall...


WFP, Baluchistan govt to assist 108271 malnourished children, women

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th March 2014

WFP, Baluchistan govt to assist 108271 malnourished children, women ISLAMABAD: The World Food Programme (WFP) and Baluchistan government jointly launched a project to assist around 108,271 malnourished children, pregnant and lactating women suffering to prevent stunting and micronutrient deficiencies. The project would be implemented with collaboration of Balochistan Department of Health from 2013 to 2015 in nine districts of Balochistan including Zhob, Musakhel, Lora...


Balochistan: Six people dies from extensive rainfall

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th March 2014

Balochistan: Six people dies from extensive rainfall QUETTA: Six people were reported dead in different parts of Balochistan from extensive rainfall which started from March 22, Aaj News reported. According to the sources, six people were reported dead from the incidents of roof collapse in Quetta, Loralai and Charsadda, whereas the rainy water caused floods in different parts of the city. The...


Balochistan: Extensive rainfall, 300 houses destroyed

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th March 2014

Balochistan: Extensive rainfall, 300 houses destroyed QUETTA: 300 houses located in the remits of Quetta were completely destroyed, due to extensive rainfall observed in Balochistan, Aaj News reported. The meteorological officers claimed that Quetta, Dalbandin, Loralai, Mastung, Qalat, Nushki, Kharan and Panjgor districts of Quetta and Balochistan have been recorded with the highest intensity of rainfall. Due to this extensive rainfall,...


Security forces kill five militants in Turbat

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd March 2014

Security forces kill five militants in Turbat TURBAT: At least five militants were killed and eight others were arrested in a raid conducted by the security forces at Darmakol and Paedrak area of Turbat, Aaj News reports. According to the reports, security forces launched the operation at Darmakol and Paidrak in which five militants were killed in shootout and eight others were...


CM wins back PML-N in the cabinet

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th March 2014

CM wins back PML-N in the cabinet Quetta: PML-N’s Ministers in Baluchistan Cabinet took their resignations back, following a meeting with Chief Minister Baluchistan who addressed their reservations, Aaj News reported. “The ministers advisers will resume their offices as usual from Thursday,” PML-N Baluchistan Chief Nawab Sanaullah Zehri told the media during a joint news conference with Dr Malik late on Wednesday....


Governor Balochistan for rights of disable persons

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th March 2014

Governor Balochistan for rights of disable persons QUETTA: Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai has underlined the need to take special measures for protection of rights of disable persons. In his statement issued, here on Tuesday, he said,”Disable children have rights equal to normal people and it is responsibility of all of us to take steps for protecting their rights”. He stressed the...


PM Nawaz preferred peace on party govt in Balochistan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th March 2014

PM Nawaz preferred peace on party govt in Balochistan QUETTA: Despite having majority in the Balochistan Assembly, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif preferred peace in Balochistan instead nominating chief minister of the province from his own party. In an interview with APP, here on Monday, Aalaud Din Kakar, the Provincial Information Secretary, Pakistan Muslim League-N Balochistan chapter said that PML-N has 28 members out...


Positive policies strengthen PK currency value

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 13th March 2014

Positive policies strengthen PK currency value QUETTA: Federal Minister for State and central General Secretary of JUI-F, Maulana Abdul Ghaffoor Haideri has said that positive policies evolved by the PML-N government has resulted in strengthening PK currency. He was talking to media after reaching the residence of former caretaker prime minister, Justice (retd) Mir Hazar Khan Khosa in Sohbatpur.” Credit goes...


Timber mafia has links in Multan market: Sources

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 13th March 2014

Timber mafia has links in Multan market: Sources MULTAN: The influential timber mafia has roots in Timber market Multan but the local Forest department could not take due action largely due to resistance factor in the timber market. The district Forest department is working with only 50 percent staff which is an impediment in carrying out many challenging tasks.But the department is trying...


Thieves loot school in Kalat

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th March 2014

Thieves loot school in Kalat QUETTA: Unknown thieves looted a school in Khaliqabad area of Kalat district. Levies sources said on Wednesday that unidentified thieves took away chairs, electricity fans and other valuable things from the school. The Levies Force has registered a case against unknown accused and started investigation into the incident. Further probe was...


Security officials rescue 11 foreign hostages in Turbat

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st March 2014

Security officials rescue 11 foreign hostages in Turbat QUETTA: Officials on Saturday said they had rescued 11 kidnapped foreigners, including eight Iranians and three Tunisians, in the southwest town of Turbat near the Iranian border. The security officials told AFP that those freed did not include a group of Iranian border guards believed to have been kidnapped and taken to Pakistan in early...


 
 
 



 
 



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