Quetta

Balochistan to increase production

<b>ISLAMABAD:</b> Steps are being taken for improving the agriculture sector in Balochistan in an effort to enhance the production of foodgrains in the …

Pakistan

Gunmen kill 3 Pakistani troops in Quetta city

A senior Pakistani police official says gunmen riding on motorcycles have opened fire on a vehicle carrying paramilitary soldiers in the country's …

Extremism

Pakistan activist briefly abducted; Quetta policeman killed

LAHORE, Pakistan — A rights activist known for her criticism of Pakistan’s military was abducted and held for several hours in the eastern city of Lahore on her way to a TV studio where she was to appear as an on-air analyst, her family said Wednesday.<p>Gul Bukhari, 52, was picked up shortly before …

Pakistan

IS suicide bombers attack Pakistani security post, killing 3

A Pakistani police official says two suicide bombers tried to storm a security post in the southwestern town of Mastung, killing three officers and wounding two in an attack that was claimed by the Islamic State group.<p>Police official Wali Mohammad says the attackers tried to push their way into the …

Extremism

Russian company announces mega project in Gwadar

QUETTA - Balochistan government has approved cloud seeding project and artificial rain technology for drought-hit areas of the province.<p>Initially, …

Balochistan

Pakistani Hazaras face a constant threat of targeted violence. Many say the security response has been ghettoizing and ineffective.

When Jalila Haider, a Hazara lawyer and human rights activist, returned to her hometown Quetta in southwestern Pakistan last month, her mother thrust a video in front of her.<p>In it, two Hazara shopkeepers, Jaffar and Muhammad Ali, had been gunned down and family members were wailing around the …

Extremism

COAS advises young officers to continue excelling in profession - Associated Press Of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, May 30 (APP):Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa Wednesday visited Quetta and addressed officers and faculty of Command …

Pakistan

Shoot-Out In Pakistan Kills Two Quetta Police, Two Assailants

Two police officers and two militants have been killed in a shoot-out in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, officials say.<p>The incident, which …

Extremism

Pakistan: Gunmen kill 2 policemen in southwestern Quetta

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Police in Pakistan say gunmen on a motorcycle have opened fire on police sergeants in the southwestern city of Quetta killing two of them on the spot.<p>Officer Jamal Khan says Sunday that a patrol from the industrial area police station caught up with the fleeing gunmen and …

Extremism

Pakistani Senate Looks Into Concerns of Hazara Minority

More than 3,000 members of the Hazara minority have been killed in targeted killings and terror attacks in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan …

Pakistan

Around 132 cities in 47 days: solo biker spreads message of peace, love

<b>QUETTA:</b> Motorcyclist Abdullah Jan Al Noor returned to Quetta on Tuesday morning after visiting 132 cities of Pakistan, accomplishing his mission of …

Pakistan

Sarfraz Bugti’s act of valour during Quetta FC centre attack commended

<b>QUETTA:</b> In an unusual occurrence, Balochistan home minister Balochistan Sarfraz Bugti rushed to FC Madadgar Centre in Quetta with a gun where five …

Extremism

Pak. security forces repulses attack on paramilitary centre in Quetta

Pakistani security forces on Thursday night repulsed an attack on paramilitary centre in Quetta and killed at least five suicide bombers. Four …

Extremism

Two new Dams being constructed in Balochistan

QUETTA - Government of Balochistan is endeavouring to provide clean drinking water facilities to the residents of far flung areas of the …

Pakistan

Pakistani Military Says Foiled Major Terror Attack In Quetta

Pakistani security forces said on May 17 that they foiled a major terror attack in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing five suicide bombers.

Extremism

Pakistan raid kills militant wanted for killing 100 Shiites

Pakistani troops have raided a militant hideout near the southwestern city of Quetta, triggering a shootout in which a militant wanted for the …

Pakistan

Pakistan army kills militant wanted for slaying 100 Shiites

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani troops acting on intelligence raided a militant hideout near the southwestern city of Quetta, triggering a shootout in which an intelligence officer and a notorious militant wanted for over 100 deaths of minority Shiites were killed along with two other suspects, …

Extremism

COAS inaugurates border fencing along Balochistan portion of Pak-Afghan border - Associated Press Of Pakistan

RAWALPINDI, May 08 (APP):Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa Tuesday inaugurated work on border fencing along the<br>Balochistan …

Pakistan

23 killed, 11 injured in Pakistan after gas explosions tear through two mines in Balochistan province

<b>Quetta:</b> Twenty-three people were killed and 11 wounded after gas explosions tore through two neighbouring coal mines in southwestern Pakistan, …

Pakistan

Pakistan's Army Kills Commander Of Islamist Militant Group In Balochistan

Pakistan's military has killed a commander of the Islamist militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) along with two other militants in a raid in the …

Pakistan

JI chief welcomes travel restrictions on US diplomats - The Express Tribune

<b>QUETTA:</b> Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Sirajul Haq has supported Pakistan’s reciprocal move of imposing restrictions on United States diplomats, saying …

Pakistan

People of Balochistan not politically empowered: CJP

<b>ISLAMABAD:</b> Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar observed on Wednesday that the people of Balochistan were not politically empowered.<p>The …

Pakistan

Death toll from Pakistan mining explosions climbs to 23

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani officials say the death toll from methane gas explosions in two coal mines has climbed to 23.Mine inspector …

Regulation

23 killed in Pakistan coal mine blasts

Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) At least 23 miners were killed and nine others injured in explosions at two coal mines in Pakistan's Balochistan province, an …

Coal Mining

Pakistan: At least 23 killed as two mines collapse in Balochistan province

Several people are trapped inside, rescue officials said.<p>At least 23 people were killed after two coal mines collapsed in Pakistan’s Balochistan …

Mining

23 dead in methane blasts at two Pakistan coal mines

Pakistani officials said Sunday that the death toll from methane gas explosions in two coal mines has climbed to 23.<p>Mine inspector Iftikhar Ahmed said five more bodies have been recovered from one of the mines, bringing the death toll from the blast the day before to 16. An additional seven people …

Fossil Fuels

18 killed, 13 injured in colliery collapses in Pakistan

At least 18 people were killed, 13 injured and about a dozen went missing as two coal mines collapsed in different areas of Pakistan's southwest …

News (China)

Deaths In Pakistan Coal Mine Blast Climb To 23, Officials Say

A methane gas build-up inside the mine is said to have caused the blast.<p>By Gul Yousafzai<p>QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - The death toll from Saturday’s coal mine blast and landslides in southwest Pakistan climbed to 23 on Sunday, officials said, after ending their rescue operation.<p>At least 16 miners …

Coal Mining

Pakistan coal mine blast kills 23 near Quetta

<b>At least 23 miners have been killed in accidents triggered by a gas explosion at a coal mine in western Pakistan, officials said.</b><p>A cave-in at a mine in Marwaarh, east of the city of Quetta in Balochistan, killed 16 miners. Seven more were killed in a landslide at another mine nearby.<p>Rescue teams …

Coal Mining

18 killed in colliery collapses in Pakistan

Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed, 13 injured and about a dozen went missing as two coal mines collapsed in different areas of …

Coal Mining