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Baloch Nation Observed Culture Day

QUETTA: A Baloch Culture Day was observed on 2nd  March in Balochistan and other parts of Pakistan. Baloch in different cities  marked  this day by wearing a traditional dresses and turban.Baloch also celebrate this day in Iran, Afghanistan, Dubai, Muscat, Bahrain,Saudi  Arabia and India. Baloch children and women also mark this day with traditional fervor amid taking out rallies and ...

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Mushahid urges PM to meet Mama Qadeer Baloch, missing persons long march team.

ISLAMABAD: Chairman, Senate National Defence Committee, Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, has urged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to personally meet Mama Qadeer Baloch and his team.  He was talking to the media men on Sunday to share his experiences of the first-ever visit of the parliamentary Defence Committee to the Balochistan coastal cities of Gwadar and Ormara.  The senator said Pakistan’s ...

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Where to now?

By Aziz Ejaz UN’s delegation visit to Pakistan as a fact finding team to investigate the cases of “enforced disappearances” plaguing the country at the invitation of the government did not forget Baluchistan, besides. UN’s delegation despite hearing directly to the victimized families rushed to state’s authorities as it has been affirmed by the interior minister of that time that ...

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What Is This Country Hiding That It Has To Ban British Journalists?

By Fatimah Mazhar In line with its reputation of being one of the most hostile places for journalists, Pakistan barred a British reporter from entering the country. Willem Marx was recently banned after he published Balochistan: At a Crossroads, a book about the unstable and poverty-stricken southern province of Pakistan. Although the Bloomberg TV reporter was heading to another city ...

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2,000 kilometers long march to highlight the issue of Baloch missing persons

By Abdus-Sattar Ghazali  The families of Baloch missing persons today, Friday Feb 28, 2014, completed more than 2,000 kilometers protest march on foot to highlight the issue of missing persons in Pakistan’s volatile Balochistan province.  The Voice for Baloch Missing Person (VBMP) organized the march, which started in Quetta, the capital city of Balochistan on October 27, 2013 and ended in ...

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1, 40,000 killed, at least 20,000 Baloch are missing since 2006 : Nawab Brahumdagh Bugti

Geneva : Addressing a press conference at Geneva press club on 28 February,the Baloch nationalist leader and head of the Baloch Republican Party Nawab Brahumdagh Bugti  said that  1, 40,000  Baloch had  been  killed and  at least 20,000 Baloch were missing since 2006.  “Balochistan is burning since the forceful occupation by state in 1948. Five major military operations had been ...

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Six militants killed in clash with Frontier Corps (FC) in Dera Bugti

DERA BUGTI: Six militants were killed in a clash with Frontier Corps (FC) personnel here in Dera Bugti on Saturday. According to sources, an encounter took place between militants and FC men at Rustam Bazaar of Sui Tehsil. A spokesperson of FC stated that six militants  were killed whereas five others were injured.   Large amounts of explosive materials were ...

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Surab: At least three FC men killed and six injured in attack on convoy

Surab: At least three personnel of Frontier Corps (FC) were killed and six others injured in a remote controlled bomb attack at their convoy near Surab area of Balochistan on Saturday. According to the initial reports the convoy was attacked by a remote controlled bomb as it was on a regular patrol duty at Surab area of district Kalat, some ...

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Left-wing Pakistani activists call on Govt to support Baloch Marchers

LONDON: Left-wing Pakistani activists have called on the government of Pakistan to listen to the demands of Baloch campaigners who have staged a long-march through Pakistani towns and cities to the federal capital to highlight the issue of the alleged enforced disappearances of Baloch activists.  Workers from various progressive, left-leaning Pakistani parties staged a demonstration outside Prime Minister David Cameron’s ...

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Bijjar: A fruitful tribal practice of Baloch culture

By Jeeyand Kashif Sajidi Tribal system does more harms than goods to a society yet, there are heterogeneous boons of tribal system and one of them is Bijjar. Bijjar is a Balochi word which means cooperation.  Bijjar is an antique component of Baloch culture. According to elders, it is 2500 years old and amazingly it is still prevalent in various ...

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