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Balochistan, Pakistan

Province in Pakistan

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Balochistan, Pakistan: Province in Pakistan
Balochistan is one of the four provinces of Pakistan. It is the largest province in terms of land area, forming the southwestern region of the country, but is the least populated. Its provincial capital and largest city is Quetta.


Pakistan exposed within as well as outside of it

Baloch and Sindhi activists on Friday gathered at the iconic Broken Chair in front of the United Nations office in Geneva to condemn the atrocities committed by the Pakistan army in Balochistan.
DNA - Published

Residents in Pak-occupied Kashmir protest against Islamabad's atrocity, one agitator injured in firing

Human rights violations are taking place on a large-scale in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), Sindh and Balochistan, said Defence Expert PK Sehgal today.
DNA - Published

India says it was 'aware' of Pak's Ghaznavi missile tests

India on Thursday said it was aware of Pakistan's recent ballistic missile tests that were possibly carried out from Sonmiani flight test range located in Balochistan.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Killing of chief's brother in Balochistan bomb attack will not derail peace talks with US, says Afghan Taliban

The Afghan Taliban has said the killing of its chief Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada's brother in a blast at a mosque in Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province will not derail the peace talks with the..
Firstpost - Published

Five killed in Pakistan's Quetta as bomb blast targets Friday prayers; mosque head, brother of top Taliban leader among deceased

Nobody took responsibility of the attack in the Balochistan mosque and Pakistan officials only said that an improvised explosive device (IED) was planted inside the building.
Firstpost - Published

As Pakistan marks 73rd Independence Day, #BalochistanSolidarityDay and #14AugustBlackDay trend on Twitter

Pakistan was left red-faced after Balochistan, a province located on its southwestern borders, called for its freedom as the country observed 73rd Independence Day.
Firstpost - Published

Pakistan PM Imran Khan: Forced conversions are not part of Islam

He accepts that Pakistan has always neglected the region of Balochistan, admitting that 70% of the region is impoverished
DNA - Published

Imran Khan in Washington: Slogan for independent Balochistan raised during Pakistani prime minister's address

Khan was addressing a massive gathering of Pakistani-Americans when the Baloch youths suddenly stood up from their seats and started raising the slogan.
Firstpost - Published

Ahead of Imran Khan's Washington visit, US declares separatist group Balochistan Liberation Army a 'terrrorist outfit'

The US has declared separatist group Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA), which is fighting Pakistani rule in the restive Balochistan province, as a terrorist organisation, weeks after it attacked a..
Firstpost - Published

Nawaz Sharif speaks from behind bars on 21st anniversary of Pakistan's atomic tests, say nukes make country's defence 'invincible'

On May 28, 1998, Pakistan carried out five nuclear tests at Chaghi in Balochistan province during Nawaz Sharif's tenure as prime minister.
Firstpost - Published

Watch: 93 Pakistani Hindus from Islamabad, Karachi and Balochistan visit Jagannath Temple in Puri

The team was also felicitated in Bhubaneswar by Omkarnath Mission, which organised their visit in association with Odisha International Center.
DNA - Published

Gwadar attack: Growing separatist violence in Balochistan indicates anger among locals against Chinese interference in Pakistan

Now it seems that China is the target for attack by the new armed groups who have sprung up, arising from a bitter hatred of the 'colonisers' of their country.
Firstpost - Published

Balochistan militants claim responsibility for Pakistan hotel attack

The Balochistan Liberation Army, a militant group fighting for greater autonomy for the Balochistan region in southwestern Pakistan, claimed responsibility for Saturday's attack on a hotel in Gwadar..
Reuters - Published

Armed militants storm 5-star hotel in Pakistan's Gwadar, authorities say 'majority of guests' evacuated safely

Some armed militants stormed a five-star hotel in Pakistan's port city of Gwadar in the restive Balochistan province, police said.
Firstpost - Published

Pakistan's Prime Minister Khan in Iran to talk security, ties

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Iran on Sunday to discuss security and regional issues, Iranian state TV reported, a day after Islamabad urged Tehran to act against militants behind..
Reuters - Published

Pakistan asks Iran to act on militants behind Baluchistan killings

The Baloch insurgents who killed 14 people along Pakistan's coast this week are based in neighboring Iran, Pakistan's foreign minister said on Saturday, heightening tensions ahead of Prime Minister..
Reuters - Published

Four killed in train blast in Pakistan's resource-rich Baluchistan

Four people were killed and 10 injured in Pakistan on Sunday when a bomb went off on a train track in the resource-rich province of Baluchistan, where separatist rebels have been fighting the security..
Reuters - Published

Five children among 10 casualties of heavy snowfall and rain in Pakistan's Balochistan; Pakistan Army rescues 1,000 families

Heavy snowfall and rains have killed around 10 people in different parts of Balochistan province, with nearly 1,500 stranded families rescued by Pakistan Army helicopters.
Firstpost - Published

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