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Writ of the Government Implemented: CM suspends SP Quetta !

  Quetta: Writ of the Government implemented In Balochistan  as Chief Minister Balochistan, Dr. Malik Baloch suspended the services of Superintendent Police City Samiullah Soomro after a clash between personal guards of senior MPA Sardar Sanaullah Zehri and policemen at the entrance of the Balochistan Assembly on Thursday from entering into Balochistan Assembly. According to the details police stopped private ...

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CM’s offer for talks

After being elected as the Chief Minister of Balochistan, Dr Abdul Malik had made an offer for talks with the Baloch militants, sectarian groups and others for talks restoring traditional peace and amity in Balochistan. Similar offer was made by the Federal Interior Minister but with certain conditions. However, Dr Malik did not impose any condition knowing the ground realities ...

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90 years sentence

  A War Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh has handed a 90 year old sentence to 91 year old Jama’at-e-Islami leader Professor Ghulam Azam for war-crimes the court said were committed in league with Pakistan military in the war of 1971. Naturally the reason why he was not given the death sentence was because of his age and health but the ...

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Hazaras targeted again

The tragedies — and bodies — just seem to keep piling up in the restive province of Balochistan, which is now undergoing a bloody crusade of sectarian cleansing. Again the Hazara Shias of Quetta have been victimized in a target killing in which four Hazaras have been killed and two passersby have been seriously injured. Gunmen on a motorcycle laden ...

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Sharifs in China

By  Lal Khan At the start of the talks during his recent visit to China, Pakistan’s premier Nawaz Sharif told the Chinese prime minister, Li Keqiang, what has become a traditional cliché with the Pakistani diplomatic policy, “Let me tell you very candidly and very sincerely that what I am witnessing here on my visit to Beijing, it reminds me ...

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Editorial: Canadian Concerns Over Human Rights Violation in Balochistan

Though, the human rights violation in Balochistan is not being taken seriously by the state authorities, the world community is becoming aware of this burning issue and concerns are being expressed.  Recently the Canadian foreign affairs’ minister has expressed worries over human rights abuse in Balochistan. This move came in response to a letter of the coordinator of International Voice ...

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Bangladesh top Jamaat-e-Islami leader sentenced to 90 years in jail

A special Bangladesh court convicts Ghulam Azam, the former leader of Jamaat-e-Islami party of masterminding atrocities during the 1971 war of independence. Bangladeshi officials and judicial sources say Azam was sentenced to 90 years in jail for his involvement in mass killings during the war. “He was found guilty beyond reasonable doubt in all five charges. The tribunal observed that ...

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Quetta: Militants kill 4 Shia Hazaras

Quetta:  At least four people from Hazera community were killed on Monday evening, when armed men opened fire at the vehicle on Masjid road area of Quetta. According to the police officials, four militants opened fire at the vehicle on Masjid road area of Quetta and all four men sitting in the vehicle were seriously wounded and succumbed to their ...

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Editorial: Government’s hasty decision of closing 600 schools

According to the media reports over 600 schools setup under a presidential ordinance in Balochistan have been closed and services of 684 teachers terminated. Under the ordinance, National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) was established in 2002 which setup 615 schools and hired 684 teachers in Balochistan to educate over 4,600 students in those schools. The NCHD extended cooperation to ...

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Win-Win Solution For Balochistan

By Ishrat Saleem Stephen R Covey, the author of the highly acclaimed The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change, was once invited by President Bill Clinton to Camp David. President Clinton had read his book twice and wanted Covey’s counsel on how to integrate the concepts presented therein into his presidency. The Seven Habits proposes ...

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