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Police arrest four teenagers, involved in bomb blasts in Quetta

QUETTA: Police on Saturday arrested four teenagers, allegedly involved in bomb blasts in the city, media reports. Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Cheema  addressing a press conference at his office, flanked by senior police officials including DIG Investigation Syed Mubeen Ahmed and DIG Operations Muhammad Jaffar and CIA SSP Shaukat Ali. According to SSP Operation, the arrested accused aged 14 ...

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US withdrawal from Afghanistan and its implications on Pakistan

  By Iqbal Hasrat Generally Pakistan and Afghanistan are considered inseparable states due to their historical, religious, cultural, linguistic, trade and ethnic linkages. The relation is so deep that once Ahmed karzai, president of Afghanistan, professed in his visit to India that Pakistan and Afghanistan were “identical twins”. However, the modern bilateral relationships face great turbulence because of rising influence of ...

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Editorial: 2014 begins with attack on Shia Community in Balochistan

The new year 2014 began   with a terror act in Balochistan, when a suicide car  bomb attack targeted   a passenger bus of Shia Pilgrims on Wednesday. At least two people were killed and 26 others injured in the attack according to the sources the bus, being escorted by a police van, was attacked in Akhterabad area of Quetta. The injured ...

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Role of Media in Balochistan

By Mariyam Mohammed Suleman                                           The media is generally referred to various means of communication such as television, radio, newspapers, websites, magazines or books. The term “media” can be used as a collective word for press. From a couple of years, the role of media in Balochistan has been discussed on various TV talk shows, radio channels and newspapers. Still the ...

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All Parties Action Committee calls for shutter down in Kalat against no Sui Gas supply

Kalat:  All Parties Action Committee (APAC)  has called for complete shutter down in Kalat against stoppage of Sui Gas on Saturday. The APAC has warned to start a long march from Kalat to Quetta and to protest in front of Governor and Chief Minster’s houses  if Sui gas supply and pressure is not increased. All Parties Action Committee (APAC) will ...

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Three killed, more than two dozen injured in suicide attack on pilgrims’ bus

QUETTA: At least three persons have been reported killed and more than two dozens injured in a suicide attack near a pilgrims’ bus in Akhtarabad area of Quetta on Wednesday evening . According to the Police a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden vehicle into the bus carrying Shia pilgrims in Akhtarabad area of Quetta. “A pilgrim’s bus, carrying 50 passengers, ...

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The Baloch Families on March for Their Relatives

By Muhammad Akbar Notezai The Baloch families’ long march, led by Mama Qadir Baloch (70 year old man and the vice president of an long march in sindhadvocacy group named Vice for Baloch Missing Persons), commenced from the Quetta Press Club on October 27, 2013.  After travelling 27 days and covering 780 kilometers on foot, the Baloch long march participants, ...

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Gas suffocates three to death in Quetta

QUETTA: Three persons of a family died of gas suffocation in their house in Pashtonabad area of capital city Queta here on Tuesday, According to the detail the incident happened due to the gas leakage at Tareen Road. Room was filled with gas, as result three persons Shabir Hussain, his wife  and son Yasir  Abbas died of suffocation. They were ...

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BNP-Mengal leader killed in firing

KHUZDAR: A tribal man and local leader of Balochistan National Party (BNP-Mengal)  was killed in firing of armed men here on Tuesday. According to details armed men opened fire on Rais Abdul Quddus Gazgi at old Karachi road here today. Rais Abdul Quddus Gazgi  was  Balochistan National Party (BNP-Mengal). After the incident unknown persons closed the city. Firing was also ...

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510 picked and 161 Baloch extra judicially killed in 2013: Narullah Baloch

QUETTA: The Chirman of Voice for Baloch Missing person (VBMP) has alleged that In 2013, 510 people were picked up by intelligence agencies from different areas of the province and 161 people were extra judicially killed in torture cells. Talking to journalists in a press conference in Quetta press club, Chairman Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) shared  that  security ...

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