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Usta Muhammad: Senior Journalist and driver gunned down

USTA MUHAMMAD:  Senior Journalist, reporter Daily Balochistan Times and his driver were shot dead along Dera Allah Yar road, media reported on  Sunday. According to details Muhammad Afzal Khwaja Reporter Balochistan Times and Zamana Quetta and his driver Akbar Ali were returning from Jacobabad in a vehicle, when at Cattle Thana police area, unidentified armed men opened indiscriminate fire on ...

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Balochistan: In dire need of educational reforms

By Gulsher Daad, Turbat  Access to higher education in a democratic state is the fundamental right of each individual. In the existing scenario of violence, the education sector of Balochistan stands destroyed which adds insult to injury. It comes to mind that no one pleads to cut the Gordian knot which left the educational system hanging by a thread. It ...

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Slug: Armed clash left two dead in Quetta

QUETTA: Two people were killed and another wounded in an armed clash between two groups in Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan, on Sunday. According to police, the armed clash occurred in Muslim Atihad Colony of Quetta that resulted in death of two persons and another sustained serious bullet wounds. Police rushed to the site after the incident and shifted ...

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Opposition leader worries over provision of land in Gadani to central government

QUETTA: Opposition Leader in Balochistan Assembly and leader of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) Maulana Abdul Wasay while expressing his deep concerns over provision of 5000 acres land to central government for Gadani Power Park Project said that the house was not taken on board in this regard. “Same history of Sui will be repeated once the project is executed as the ...

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Khuzdar: Tribunal to probe discovery of mass grave

QUETTA: The Balochistan government on Saturday set up a tribunal to hold an inquiry into the discovery of a mass grave in Khuzdar district of Balochistan. According to a press statement, Justice Noor Muhammad, a judge of the Balochsitan High Court, will be head of the tribunal. The tribunal will determine various aspects of the issue and submit its report ...

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Book Review: A Battle field For Balochistan

By Baloch Khan “A Battle Field for Balochistan” is newly published book of Yousaf Ajab Baloch, a young journalist and human rights activist. Yousaf is also editor of The Balochistan Point, an online English newspaper of in Pakistan and Sub-editor at Monthly Bolan Voice, a wildly circulated English magazine in Balochistan.   The book has been revealed after critical thinking and ...

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The ugly face of sectarianism in Balochistan

By Yousaf Ajab Baloch People from the Hazara community have, once again, become victims of sectarianism. On January 21, 2014, a suicide bomber blew himself up near a pilgrims bus and the bus caught fire. This ugly attack caused the deaths of more than 28 people and wounded 39 others. The injured and dead include children and women. This fresh attack ...

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Sharif’s Ambiguous Peace Plans For Balochistan

The Baloch Hal Editorial Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif recently constituted a four-member committee to facilitate negotiations between the government and the Taliban. During his visit to Quetta two days ago with the newly appointed army chief, General Raheel Sharif, the prime minister hinted at constituting a similar committee to talk to Baloch nationalists who are currently engaged in an armed ...

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Minor Baloch walker sees hope at every step

By Staff Correspondent Dawn MULTAN: Eleven-year-old Ali Haider Baloch has been walking with other activists of the Voice for the Missing Baloch Persons for over two months from rugged terrain of Balochistan to the plains of Punjab. He is marching on Islamabad from Quetta to highlight the issue of missing Baloch people, including his father. He says he hopes that ...

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Dera Bugti: Two dead bodies found dumped in Pirkoh

Dera Bugti : Two mutilated, bullet riddled dead bodies have been recovered in the nearby mountains of Pirkoh region of Dera Bugti on Wednesday. Local administration reached at the site and shifted the bodies to the hospital where the victim were recognized as previously abducted Baloch Republican Party activists Datha Bugti and Shakal Bugti. Raza Mohammad Bugti the elder brother ...

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