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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

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

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

  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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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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Editorial: Murder of teenaged girls in Kalat remains unnoticed

On 21 December 2014, two teenage girls were   found dead in Garap area of Kalat district, some 14km from district head quarter. The dead bodies of girls were brought   to district head quarter where their relatives identified the dead bodies as Asia 16 and Nazia 13.  According to the doctors the victims had been raped and tortured to death.  The ...

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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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Editorial: VBMP March Towards Islamabad

The Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) has started the second phase of its long march from Karachi to Islamabad from 13 December, for the recovery of Baloch missing person who have been allegedly disappeared by Military and intelligence agencies of the state. Prior to this the first phase of this long march was launched on 27 October and ended ...

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Editorial: Long March of Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP)

The Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) protest,which is becoming one of the world’s peaceful and long protests, has now launched a long march of 730 Km from Quetta to Karachi to press the authorities for recovery of missing Baloch political workers. The Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) Chairman VBMP, Nasrullah Baloch and Mama Qadeer Baloch led the long ...

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Editorial: Awaran Needs International Assistance

   Apart from human made disasters,   Balochistan is again and again confronting deadly natural catastrophes.  24th  September’s earthquake once again   shocked Balochistan as 7.8-magnitude earthquake   hit Balochistan’s the  most backward district Awaran, where Thousands  of houses collapsed to ground and countless  partially damaged. Due to the collapse of mud-houses more than 1000 people are feared dead. The officials have confirmed ...

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