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Editorial: Rally against enforced disappearances on Eid day

Editorial: Rally against enforced disappearances  on Eid day

Voice for Baloch Missing Persons(VBMP) rallied against enforced disappearances’ and safe release of disappeared Baloch on Eid day in Quetta. The relatives of missing persons in a large number with political activists, students and members of Voice for Baloch Missing Persons joined the rally. The protesters including women, children and old aged parents of missing persons chanted slogans against enforced ...

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Editorial: Acid attacks on women in Balochistan

Editorial: Acid attacks on women in Balochistan

The restive province of Balochistan is always in the news for the wrong reasons. This time it’s the acid attacks on women by masked savages. Last Monday, miscreants sprayed acid on the faces of four women outside a shopping center in outskirts of Quetta. Less than 24 hours had passed and two more girls were attacked with Acid in Mastung ...

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Editorial: Rejection of National Languages Bill

Editorial: Rejection of National Languages Bill

Last Wednesday a very regrettable development took place inside the parliament Building. The standing committee of National Assembly on Law and Justice rejected a bill moved by Ms. Marvi Memon. The bill demanded granting; Balochi, Brahvi, Balti, Pushto, Punjabi, Shina, Sindhi, Seraiki, Hindko and Urdu the status of National Languages. The bill has called for formation of National Language commission ...

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Editorial: Demand of complete Audit of 2013 elections

Editorial: Demand of complete Audit of 2013 elections

Chairman of PTI and the main opposition figure in Pakistan, Imran Khan, has demanded a complete audit of 2013 general elections. Previously, he was demanding audit of votes in four national assembly constituencies only. Imran Khan has cited the example of Afghanistan while making the demand of full-fledged election audit. Last general elections have been controversial from the outset. The ...

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Editorial: Female Teachers without Pay in Balochistan

Editorial: Female Teachers without Pay in Balochistan

The Chief Minister of Balochistan time and again expresses his determination to promote education in Balochistan. According to Chief Minister of Balochistan his Government has imposed educational emergency. He claims that the educational budget has been raised from 4 per cent to 25 per cent. We also hear about the efforts to provide all the modern facilities to the younger ...

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Editorial: Birth Anniversary of Nawab Akbar Bugti

Editorial: Birth Anniversary of Nawab Akbar Bugti

Today is 87th birth anniversary of Late Nawab Akbar Bugti. This day in year 1927, Akbar Shehbaz Khan Bugti was born. He turned out to be a larger than life figure and took a stand against a dictator at the age of 79 years. He was assassinated on the orders of former military dictator, Pervez Musharraf, on 26th August 2006. Once Musharraf ...

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Editorial: Arsalan Iftikhar’s Fiasco

Editorial: Arsalan Iftikhar’s Fiasco

Finally, the news came; Arsalan Iftikhar resigned from the position of Vice chairman Balochistan investment board. This decision came in the backdrop of mounting pressure on Balochistan government for appointing a controversial person for a sensitive job. The party of chief minister Dr. Malik, National Party, also criticized the appointment of Arsalan Iftikhar. The resignation was not unexpected and it ...

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Editorial: Hunger Strike till Death, lives at Risk

Editorial:  Hunger Strike till Death, lives at Risk

According to the leaders of Baloch Students Organization-Azad, the Chairman of the organization Zahid Baloch was picked up in Quetta on March 18.  The Baloch students have expressed serious concern about the well-being of Zahid Baloch and fear of his extra judicially murder. Lateef Johar, one of the Central Committee Members of BSO-Azad on April 22, announced “Hunger Strike Till ...

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Editorial: Attack on Hamid Mir, A heavy Price for Speaking Truth

Editorial: Attack on Hamid Mir, A heavy Price for Speaking Truth

Hamid Mir, a prominent Journalist was shot and seriously injured in an attack by unidentified gunmen in Karachi on Saturday. In a statement read out by his brother on Thursday, senior journalist Hamid Mir said that he faced threats from both state and non-state actors. After the Saturday’s attack Hamid’s brother Amir Mir also blamed one of the security state ...

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Editorial: So-called serious efforts of Government to resolve Balochistan issues

Editorial: So-called serious efforts of Government to resolve Balochistan issues

  President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday at his arrival in Quetta said that the federal government was putting serious efforts to resolve Balochistan issues on priority. He also said that   positive changes could be   witnessed in Balochistan. He added that all the problems faced by Balochistan would be resolved and the situation would improve soon. The president, along with Federal ...

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