Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicBalochistan

Topic: Balochistan

In Gwadar protest success, you are missing out this war within Pakistani establishment

The success of Gwadar protest is a sign of people’s power, but it hides the battle between those who control the province.

Imran Khan is embarrassed. Gwadar protest isn’t just for Baloch rights, but politics too

Protests by nationalist parties never received this kind of support. The Jamaat’s patronising of the Baloch is a game changer.

Imran Khan accepts one of 19 Baloch demands. But Gwadar has a history of false promises

Gwadar residents thought the CPEC project would change their lives. Instead, 'not a single penny was spent on Balochistan.'

Baloch officials must now set caller tunes to Pakistan Zindabad. It’s a new patriotism test

The song, ‘Pakistan Zindabad’, was produced in collaboration with the Inter-Services Public Relations and released in 2019.

Sardar Attaullah Mengal — Balochistan’s 1st CM jailed by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, self-exiled in UK

Sardar Attaullah Mengal, the first elected CM of Balochistan, died Thursday in Karachi. He was 92.

China condemns suicide bombing in Balochistan, calls security situation in Pakistan ‘severe’

A suicide bombing in Gwadar Port, Balochistan, Friday evening on a vehicle carrying Chinese nationals led to the deaths of two local children and four were injured.

China will need to sift through a long list of suspects attacking its citizens in Pakistan

There is a very serious threat knocking at the gates of Pakistani establishment, and it’s well inside the country. China is not going to like that at all.

Pakistan blames India for Quetta blast, but experts see no impact on efforts to ease tensions

Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed blamed India for the Quetta hotel blast Wednesday, which has been claimed by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan.

‘Great to be back in Balochistan’: Top US diplomat in Pakistan visits CPEC hub Gwadar

US Chargé d’affaires Angela Aggeler said the visit serves as the latest example of US-Pakistan cooperation on shared interests.

Pakistani leader’s ‘candy’ poll gambit, Shoaib Akhtar greets ‘favourite’ rival Tendulkar

Our prolific feature about Pakistan’s fascinating politics, economy, society, culture, cricket, fashion and more — stories beyond the routine headlines.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of PM Narendra Modi with his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa in New Delhi | Bloomberg

Sri Lanka in ‘debt trap’, India’s response shows pushback against China has begun

While China waits for a Hambantota Port-like 'takeover' of Colombo port city, India has responded with great alacrity to Sri Lanka’s financial needs.

Max Healthcare to invest Rs 3,400 crore to double India capacity over next 4 years

The investment will help boost capacity at existing hospitals as well as augment the firm’s land holdings. The plans come in the backdrop of repeated virus outbreaks in India.

Defence

National Defence Academy | Twitter | Headquarters Integrated Defence Staff

Why was number of women cadets for NDA fixed at 19 in 2022, same as 2021, SC asks Centre

UPSC notification issued December 2021 says first phase of NDA exam for 2022 scheduled in April. Notification declares 19 women candidates will be chosen out of 400 successful ones.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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