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Killing Journalists is Deplorable: Chief Minister

Killing Journalists is Deplorable: Chief Minister

The Baloch Hal News QUETTA: Chief Minister Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch has deeply regretted the increase in attacks against journalists in Balochistan and admitted that these deadly assaults have compelled many reporters to quit the profession because of safety issues. He was talking to journalists on Thursday while visiting a protest camp organized by the Balochistan [...]

Rockets Fired at Passenger Train in Jaffarabad

Rockets Fired at Passenger Train in Jaffarabad

The Baloch Hal News JAFFARABAD: A passenger train of the Pakistan Railways heading from Quetta to Karachi was attacked with rockets by unidentified attackers on Thursday, officials confirmed. The attack led to the suspension of the normal travel schedule of the passenger trains. According to the local sources, the passenger train, which was going from Quetta to [...]

Dockyard Attack: Navy Officials Arrested‏ in Quetta

Dockyard Attack: Navy Officials Arrested‏ in Quetta

From Dawn.com QUETTA: Security forces arrested three suspects involved in an attack at Karachi naval dockyard from the Lak Pass area of Quetta the other day, a security official said. A security official, who requested anonymity, told Dawn.com that acting on intelligence reports, security forces conducted raids in the outskirts of Quetta and picked up [...]

Senior Journalist Irshad Mastoi, Reporter Shot Dead

Senior Journalist Irshad Mastoi, Reporter Shot Dead

From Express Tribune  Senior journalist and Secretary General of Balochistan Union of Journalists (BUJ) Irshad Mastoi, trainee reporter Abdul Rasul and an accountant of a news agency were gunned down in Quetta’s Kabir Building on Thursday. According to SHO Bijli Road police station, two armed men barged into the office of the news distribution agency [...]

Nawab Marri Laid to Rest

Nawab Marri Laid to Rest

From Dawn  QUETTA: Amidst grief and sorrow, the elderly Baloch nationalist ideologue, Nawab Khair Bakhsh Marri was laid to rest in Quetta on Thursday. Nawab Marri’s funeral prayer was offered in New Kahan, located in Western suburb of Quetta. Earlier, the body of Nawab Marri was brought to Hockey Stadium Quetta for funeral prayers. However, [...]

Glimpses of Nawab Khair Baksh Marri’s Funeral

Glimpses of Nawab Khair Baksh Marri’s Funeral

Nawab Khair Baksh Marri Passes Away

Nawab Khair Baksh Marri Passes Away

The Baloch Hal News KARACHI: The veteran Baloch nationalist leader Nawab Khair Baksh Marri passed away on Tuesday. He was 86. Mr. Marri was considered as the greatest inspiration for the free Balochistan movement. He passed away in a hospital in Karachi where he had been admitted recently due to worsening health issues. The late leader [...]

Pakistan: The “Last Chance” for Girls’ Education

Pakistan: The “Last Chance” for Girls’ Education

By Malik Siraj Akbar  A religious extremist group that is determined to prevent girls from going to schoolin Pakistan’s Balochistan province left a bizarre warning on Tuesday outside a private school: “This is your last chance,” read a hand-written threatening letter that had been affixed outside the main entrance of the best known local school, the [...]

Five Hindu Children Abducted in Balochistan

Five Hindu Children Abducted in Balochistan

From Dawn QUETTA: Armed men kidnapped five children belonging to minority Hindu community from Balochistan’s volatile Jaffarabad district on Wednesday, senior officials said. Syed Zafar Ali Shah, the Deputy Commissioner Jaffarabad told Dawn.com that the children were going to school when abducted by the armed men near Dera Allah Yar. He, however, added that four [...]

CM Malik Fails to Make Student End Hunger Strike, Pledges FIR

CM Malik Fails to Make Student End Hunger Strike, Pledges FIR

From Dawn KARACHI: Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch said on Wednesday that his government would ensure the registration of an FIR for the recovery of a student organisation leader abducted in Quetta in March. On a visit to meet a protesting Balochistan Student Organisation-Azad (BSO-A) activist, Lateef Johar, who has been on hunger [...]

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