“If the government didn’t take any steps to save trees, the people of Karachi will have to prepare themselves for another heatstroke, which will be more disastrous.” Gul Hasan Kalmati
By Hanif Dilmurad
The Malir district of Karachi, which once provided about 40% of the city’s fruits and vegetables is nowadays facing serious environmental challenges because of illegal sand and gravel lifting from the Malir River.
Despite imposing Section 144 and banning the practice, hundreds of tonnes of sand and gravel are lifted from the river every day.
“Our areas are not simply places of gangs and violence. We have a glorious history and organise literary activities. But no one is showing it“
Zia Ur Rehman
KARACHI: Amid the gang violence and the ongoing crackdown against criminal syndicates, many literary organisations are trying to revive the glorious past of Karachi’s Baloch-populated neighbourhoods in their contribution to Balochi poetry, fiction and culture.
Recently, the Nokaap Labzanki Majlis, a Baloch-literary organisation active in the Faqir Colony neighbourhood of Orangi Town, organised a gathering to launch a Balochi book titled “Rajdaptar-e-Falsafaen Sama”.
Karachi: A Baloch Doctor has been killed in Malir City as the extra judicial killings of innocent people by the government backed drug mafia groups continue across Karachi.
According to details on Wednesday 20 June 2012, Dr. Rahim Baksh Baloch, 45, Resident of Siddique Goth was murdered in his clinic in Sher Mohammad Goth, within the jurisdiction of Malir city police station, when three armed men entered his office and opened fire on him; resultantly he die on the spot.
Dr Rahim was an active social worker within his professional capacity among Baloch community in Karachi and Balochistan.
Abdul Qadir Baoch is 19-years old young boy, he was kidnapped by police and intelligence agencies without any reason & charges at the middle of the night in front of his family members and after 2 days (3rd April 2011) he was produced to Pakistani media (Geo TV etc and BBC-Urdu) as a member of an organization “Lashkar E Balochistan”.
KARACHI: The Mashkay military operation being condemned by the Baloch National Front Karachi from the first day, BNF organized protest rallies against the Pakistani state atrocities in Balochistan,they have tried to highlight the genocide of Baloch nation to the world in a peaceful way. But Pakistani state used the MQM card to pressurize the Baloch freedom supporter masses of Karachi.
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