Sharif Khan

  • TQuetta - Balochistan lawmakers on Saturday grumbled over new delimitation of the constituencies which they feared will spark tribal feuds. In a resolution, they also said that no increase in the provincial assembly seats despite increase in population would further complicate the situation. The ...

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  • TQuetta - Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday performed groundbreaking of Cadet College Awaran (CCA) at Jhao. Initially, the college will be for 800 cadets with plans to enhance its capacity subsequently, the ISPR said, adding that it would have hostel facilities for 300 ...

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  • TQUETTA - A suicide bomber killed four paramilitary soldiers and a gunman shot dead two policemen in a separate attack in Quetta on Wednesday. Four security men were martyred and eight others sustained injuries Wednesday evening when a terrorist, wearing a jacket containing 8-10 kg explosive ...

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  • TQUETTA - Unidentified assailants martyred four patrolling personnel of Frontier Corps Wednesday morning in Quetta’s sensitive area of Sariab Road. The Pakistani Taliban said it carried out the attack, the second time this month it has claimed a deadly assault on security forces. The ...

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  • TQUETTA - National Accountability Bureau-Balochistan (NAB-Balochistan chapter) on Tuesday arrested former food minister of the province and sitting legislator Mir Izhar Hussain Khosa over corruption charges in Quetta wheat embezzlement scam. The former food minister had allegedly inflicted a heavy ...

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  • TQUETTA - At least eight tribesmen were killed and several suffered injuries when a deadly clash erupted between two heavily armed tribes in Balochistan’s Chagai district on Sunday. The Levies official confirmed that eight people died in the bloody land dispute in Baracha, the adjacent area ...

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  • TQUETTA - Pakistan and China on Monday jointly organised the first international exhibition to showcase the significance of the Gwadar Port and its economic free zone as an emerging global business hub. The exhibition, jointly arranged by Gwadar Port Authority (GPA) and China Overseas Port Holding, ...

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  • TQuetta -  Expressing concerns over execution and progress of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects at a snail’s pace, Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Qadus Bizenjo on Tuesday said that realisation of plans under this game-changer corridor would be expedited. “Gwadar ...

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  • TQuetta - In view of mounting terror acts in Quetta, the police have started to thoroughly put the Balochistan Restriction of Rented Buildings (Security) Act 2015 into full operation. The Restriction of Rented Buildings (Security) Act was passed in August 2015 from Balochistan Assembly and was aimed ...

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  • TQUETTA - Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, refuted the accusations levelled by political rivals about toppling the Balochistan government, terming them false and unfounded. Addressing a public gathering Saturday here, Bilawal asserted the PML-N lawmakers ousted the ...

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  • TQUETTA - Two female polio workers and security men were gunned down in separate terror incidents in Balochistan’s capital Thursday. In the first incident, armed motorcyclists opened fire on female polio workers during an anti-polio campaign in Bareach Town which falls into the jurisdiction of ...

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  • TQuetta - Five security men were killed and six others wounded when their convoy came under attack by armed assailants in Balochistan’s Kech district on Monday. The vehicle carrying lawmen was ambushed by militants in Shapok area of Turbat. One of the vehicles of security forces convoy turned ...

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  • TQuetta -  Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party yesterday blamed former President Asif Ali Zardari and his Pakistan People’s Party for ouster of former Balochistan chief minister Sanaullah Zehri, claiming he had a role in toppling of the government. “PPP's Abdul Qayyum Soomro was present ...

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  • TQuetta - Balochistan Assembly on Saturday elected Mir Abdul Qadus Bizenjo, a staunch forerunner of Zehri’s resignation movement, as Leader of the House. Out of 65 lawmakers, 54 casted their vote in the election for the new chief executive of the province. Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid’s ...

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  • TQuetta - Balochistan Assembly will meet today at 11:30am to elect new Leader of the House, with growing signs that PML-Q’s Mir Abdul Qadus Bizenjo will become the new chief minister. This comes after former CM Nawab Sanaullah Zehri of PML-N resigned as chief minister on Jan 9 before a ...

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  • TQuetta - PML-N dissenters and PML-Q legislators – who compelled ex-CM Sanaullah Zehri to resign – have unanimously nominated Mir Abdul Qadus Bizenjo as their candidate for the slot of Balochistan chief minister. Bizenjo is a former deputy speaker and he was among the leading members of ...

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  • TQuetta -  Balochistan opposition leaders on Wednesday said they will not become part of the new ruling setup but will support the candidate of the majority parties for the chief minister slot for the continuity of the democratic process. “Opposition parties will extend every possible ...

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  • TQUETTA - Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri on Tuesday resigned amid the political turmoil that gripped the province after 14 lawmakers had tabled a no-confidence motion against him. “The name of the next chief minister and a new setup will be announced within a week,” ...

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  • TQUETTA - At least five policemen and two civilians were killed on Tuesday when a suicide bomber wearing a vest having up to 10kg explosive material with ball bearings blew himself up near a police vehicle at GPO Chowk. The attack took place at 6:04pm when a large number of media persons were ...

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  • TQuetta/Islamabad - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi yesterday arrived in the provincial capital to try to save PML-N-led coalition government, which appeared to be slipping through the fingers of the ruling party. Balochistan Assembly is meeting today to take up the no-trust motion filed against ...

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  • TQuetta - As the day of decision about future of Balochistan government is approaching near, political frenzy and speculations about the situation have intensified. Balochistan Assembly is set to take up the no-confidence motion filed against Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri on January 9, when the ...

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  • TQUETTA - Former home minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti on Saturday claimed over 40 legislators of the Balochistan Assembly are supporting the no-trust motion filed against Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri. “We have achieved the required majority and are confident that the no-confidence motion ...

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  • TQuetta - The already battered PML-N led government in Balochistan suffered another blow as Labour Minister Miss Rahat Jamali and Adviser to CM on Excise and Taxation Mir Abdul Majid Abro resigned on Friday. Abro was appointed only a couple of days ago as a replacement to Amanullah Notezai, who had ...

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  • TQUETTA - National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal on Friday ordered an enquiry into the Quetta Metropolitan Corporation irregularities over several complaints. The NAB chairman, taking notice of alleged embezzlement of billions of rupees in Quetta Metropolitan ...

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  • TQuetta - As per his constitutional obligation, Balochistan Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai has summoned the provincial assembly session on January 9 to deal with the issue of no-trust motion against the chief minister. The no-trust move by 14 legislators against CM Nawab Sanaullah Zehri to derail ...

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  • TQuetta - The no-trust motion by 14 lawmakers against Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri has brought an upheaval in Balochistan politics. As a result, Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti and Minister Mir Sarfaraz Domki and Adviser to CM for Social Welfare Princess Ahmed Ali have either ...

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  • TQuetta - Demanding a separate status for Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) Chairman Mehmood Khan Achakzai on Tuesday urged rulers to let people democratically decide their fate. “If any step is taken without consent of the people of Fata to ...

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  • TQUETTA - Split in the Balochistan coalition regime emerged as 14 MPAs of the ruling and opposition parties tabled no-confidence motion against Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri in the assembly secretariat yesterday. The no-confidence motion moved in the Balochistan Assembly Secretariat against ...

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  • TQuetta - Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said Thursday that India wanted to disrupt China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) for which New Delhi was spending billions of dollars to create anarchy and commotion through terror activities in Pakistan. He said Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) had ...

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  • TQUETTA  -  A police inspector was martyred and three others were injured in an exchange of fire between police and an armed gang in Gandakha area of Jaffarabad on Friday afternoon.  Station House Officer Rahim Bakhsh Marri was killed in an exchange of fire that broke out between ...

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