The Balochistan Point is the only English-language online newspaper from Balochistan, a province in Pakistan. The site launched in 2010 to highlight the most important news from the country's poorest province, which is largely ignored by electronic and print media in Pakistan. The Balochistan Point is a Global Voices partner. Read more about our other partnerships here.
Latest posts by Balochistan Point
14 August 2015
We look at the latest advertised federal jobs in Pakistan and find that Balochistan is only allocated half of its quota.
18 June 2015
The well-financed coastal highway has taken traffic away from Turbat Road, which was once a major source of livelihood for Awaran, the poorest district in Pakistan's poorest province Balochistan.
10 June 2015
According to estimates, hundreds of thousands are affected every time road blocks are put up for the security of important people in Quetta, home to about 1 million.
28 May 2015
Like thousands of other children in Balochistan's capital city Quetta, 12 year-old Jummah and 11 year-old Razzaq are forced into child labor because of extreme poverty.
16 May 2015
An investigation by our partner site The Balochistan Point reveals major discrepancies in operations of Pakistan's national airline PIA in its poorest and largest province Balochistan.
4 May 2015
26 April 2015
The driver strike in Balochistan has caused significance inconvenience to the commuters of Quetta, especially those living in the Sariab area of the city. Where do politicians go from here?