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Shahzain Bugti’s caravan meets accident, 4 killed

JAKOBABAD: At least four people were killed and three others wounded in an overnight roadside accident, when some vehicles bumped into each other, media reported on Saturday. According to the details   the caravan of Shahzain Bugti, the grandson of late Baloch leader Nawab Mohammed Akbar Khan Bugti , with number of  displaced persons was on way to Dehra Bugti when ...

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Mohammad Hanif on the Media and Baloch Long March:

Interviewer: Asif Magsi Mohammed Hanif’s novel A Case of Exploding Mangoes was longlisted for the Booker prize, shortlisted for the Guardian first book award, Commonwealth literary prize and won Shakti Bhatt first book awards. His new novel Our Lady of Alice Bhatti is published by Jonathan Cape. He works as a special correspondent for BBC Urdu and is based in ...

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What’s new in Balochistan?

By Shezad Baloch Dr Abdul Malik Baloch, the chief minister of Balochistan, is unlike his predecessors as he hails from an educated middle-class family. His statements on education policy, anti-corruption and improving healthcare are hence praised because he is an ‘educated, middle-class man’ and not a tribal chieftain. Tribal chieftains are often blamed for the backwardness of public services and are ...

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Three suspects killed, five held in Khuzdar

Khuzdar: Three suspects were killed while five others were arrested along with arms by Security forces in a search operation carried out in Khuzdar district on Wednesday. According to the details three suspected kidnappers were killed and five others arrested in joint search operation of Levies and security. Deputy Commissioner Syed Abdul Waheed Shah told media that the Security forces ...

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Editorial: Energy breakdown in Balochistan and public’s suffering

Quetta including all other cities of Balochistan are in the grip of severe cold of subzero temperature. 20 hours long and vexing load shedding , no supply of Sui gas and absence of alternative sources for fueling have let children, women and aged  people to suffer. The weather followed widespread rain and snowfall in most of the district of province.  ...

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Twenty 20 to be played in Bureaucracy of Balochistan

By  Hasrat Iqbal The Federal government  and establishment are planning to arrange a T20 match in Balochistan not in cricket but in bureaucracy. According to a news report the federal government tends to recruit 20 Baloch officers from ARMY via public service commission and deploy them in different departments of province Balochistan. The purpose behind this generosity is said to ...

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Dead body found in Satellite Town Quetta

Quetta: The police recovered an unknown tortured dead body of a person here on Sunday. The dwellers of Satellite Town Quetta spotted a dead body in the locality  after  which police reached the scene and shifted the body to Civil Hospital  for  identification. Police said torture marks were found on the dead body and it was feared the deceased was ...

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Balochistan CM calls APC for talks with Baloch Militants

QUETTA: Chief Minister of  Balochistan Dr Abdul Malik Baloch announced to convene All Parties Conference in order to achieve consensus on talks with the Baloch Militants  towards the close of this month, Media reported on Sunday. Addressing a ceremony at CM House here, he said the modus operandi of the talks with the militants, will be agreed upon during the ...

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Bullet riddled body of ten years old school boy dumped in Kech

Turbat:  Bullet riddled body of ten years old school boy was dumped in Kech district  on Friday, media report. According to the details   an extremely tortured dead body was found  in Kor Nadi area in Kech district on Friday. Police shifted the body to hospital where it was identified as of ten years old school going boy Chakar son of ...

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Journalists hold condolence reference in the memory of martyred fellows

By Hebathan Dashti Quetta: Balochistan Union of Journalists (BUJ), held a   condolence reference on the first death anniversary of the martyred journalists Saif Ur Rehman Saif ,Imran Shaikh, Muhammad Iqbal and others. The members of the Balochistan Union of Journalists held a condolence reference in the memory  of Saif Ur Rehman Saif, Imran Shaik, Muhammad Iqbal  and others, the mentioned ...

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