Free Press Journal
  • Pakistan authorities withdraw security of non-entitled persons

    Islamabad : In an unprecedented move, authorities in Pakistan have called back more than 13,600 police personnel deployed for the security of the non-entitled persons, including many politicians like prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

  • Pak govt trying to please US, India: Saeed

    Islamabad : Mastermind behind the 2008 Mumbai attacks Hafiz Saeed on Thursday said that he would challenge the Pakistan government’s decision of a crackdown on his two charities, adding that the government was trying to please America and India by “taking extreme action against us”.

  • 6 Pakistan security men killed in attacks in Balochistan

    Karachi: At least six security personnel have been killed in terror attacks in Pakistan’s troubled Balochistan province. This morning, a police constable was gunned down in Quetta following an attack yesterday in Turbat when militants shot dead five Frontier Corps (FC) personnel. The policeman identified as Naseer Ahmed was on his way to work when two unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle fired at him and sped away.

  • China rubbishes plans to set up military base in Pakistan

    Beijing : China on Tuesday denied as “unnecessary” speculation reports that it was planning to build a military base at Jiwani in Pakistan’s Balochistan province close to the strategic Chabahar port, which is being jointly developed by India, Iran and Afghanistan, reports PTI.

  • AIG among 4 police officers killed in suicide attack in Pak

    Karachi: A suspected suicide bomber today killed an Additional Inspector General and three other police officers in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, officials said, in the latest targeted attack on security forces in the restive region.

  • Balochistan: 11 killed as trailer rams into passenger coach

    Quetta: At least 11 people have lost their lives in an accident on the National Highway near Dalbandin in Chagai district of Balochistan. According to The Express Tribune, a speeding trailer coming hit a coach carrying passengers left nine people died on the spot and 35 others injured.

  • Balochistan: Death toll rises to 20 in suicide blast at Jhal Magsi shrine

    Balochistan: Death toll in a suicide bombing that took place at Fatehpur Dargah (shrine) in the Jhal Magsi area of Pakistan’s Balochistan has risen to 20 from 13, confirmed District Chairman Jhal Magsi, Aurangzaib Magsi late Thursday the night. According to a report in the Dawn, more than 30 people were injured in the same incident. Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti said he has instructed concerned authorities to respond immediately.

  • Four killed, five others injured in blast in Pakistan

    Karachi: A roadside bomb today struck a vehicle in a town in Pakistan’s restive Balochistan province near the Iran border, killing at least four persons and injuring five others, a media report said.

  • CPEC designed to bring profit to China, not Pakistan, say experts on Balochistan

    London: The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects passing through the provinces of Balochistan and Sindh in Pakistan have been designed to bring profit to China and not for Pakistan, said experts on Balochistan while participating in a seminar in London earlier this week.

  • Four Hazaras shot dead in Balochistan in case of targeted killing

    Islamabad : At least four ethnic Hazara people were shot dead when unidentified gunmen opened fire on their vehicle near Balochistan’s Mastung area on Wednesday. The police sources said was an incident of targetted killing, reports the Dawn.

  • 3 killed, 11 injured in blast in Pakistan

    Karachi: A senior Pakistani police official was among three persons killed today in a suicide attack on a police vehicle that also left 11 others injured in the country’s restive Balochistan province, according to a media report.

  • Sushma Swaraj’s request to Aziz over visa for Jadhav’s mother gets no response

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today expressed dismay over lack of courtesy shown by her Pakistani counterpart Sartaj Aziz, who has not even acknowledged her personal letter requesting for a Pakistani visa for Kulbhushan Jadhav’s mother. However, she assured Aziz that any Pakistani national seeking a medical visa to travel to India with his recommendation will be given the visa immediately.