Working in sub-human conditions, the lives of the blighted miners of Balochistan are in daily peril — as the tragic death of 43 miners in a coal mine so graphically illustrates.
As the country’s gas reserves deplete and insurgents continue to target gas fields, the government will have to address the issue on a priority basis.
Looking back at some of the major domestic news stories of last month, January 2011.
Who was behind the deadly attacks on the chief minister and the governor of Balochistan?
Two foreign companies and the Balochistan government are at loggerheads over the cancellation of the multi-billion dollar mining deal in Chaghi.
If not the nationalist militants, who is behind the recent surge in the arson attacks on NATO tankers and trailers carrying food and fuel to Afghanistan?
Flood 2010: Beyond the devastation and political manipulation, Newsline examines the army’s efforts, NGOs, social media at work, the role of climate change and the likelihood of droughts. It’s all here.
Official inaction and haste to secure agricultural land in Balochistan has drowned cities and rendered millions homeless.
Are the security forces and intelligence agencies behind the murders of some of the missing persons in Balochistan as is being alleged?
As the provincial government and Balochistan’s nationalist parties hurl accusations against each other, the mystery of Habib Jalib’s murder further deepens.