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Balochistan is in the right direction to wipe out polio: TAG

Balochistan is in the right direction to wipe out polio: TAG

Quetta: Technical Advisory Group (TAG) Chairperson Dr. Jean Marc Olive has said that Balochistan is in the right direction to wipe out polio virus from the province. In a meeting held at Balochistan Polio Emergency Operation Centre Tag Chairperson said that they were close to interrupt the virus transmission in Balochistan. “The province has shown remarkable progress which is commendable ...

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End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists in Pakistan

End Impunity for Crimes against  Journalists in Pakistan

Islamabad: The media in Pakistan strive to play role for transparency and accountability in Pakistan but faces many heinous factors. According to International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), 115 journalists have been killed in Pakistan since 1990, leaving Pakistan among the most challenging environments to perform their duties. Every year, Mishal Pakistan remembers the lost lives of journalists in the line ...

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Quetta Mass Transit Train System’s Phase- I would be completed in 2019

Quetta Mass Transit Train System’s Phase- I would be completed in 2019

Quetta: In order to materialize the vision of Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri, the Quetta Mass Transit Train System’s Phase- I would be completed in 2019. Work on this project is in full swing and after its completion it would provide economical and comfortable traveling facility to the masses. A meeting between Provincial Authorities and officials of two ...

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Kalat: Victims of Dasht accident laid to rest

Kalat: Victims of Dasht accident laid to rest

Kalat: Victims of Dasht accident Chairman Municipal Committee Kalat Nawaz Shawani and his fellow councilors were laid to rest in Kalat city while Sardar Najeeb Tareen and a ten years old Bachan Shah were buried in Mastung. The tragic accident had occurred on Sunday evening when vehicle of Nawaz Shawani collided with a truck near the area of Dasht. As ...

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Shahlyla Ahmadzai: Balochistan’s Unforgettable Football Icon

Shahlyla Ahmadzai: Balochistan’s Unforgettable Football Icon

By: Malik Siraj Akbar It is not easy to make a name for yourself if you are the granddaughter of the legendary Baloch leader Prince Abdul Karim. (Prince Karim, the brother of the Khan of Kalat, had waged the first rebellion against the State of Pakistan in 1948 to resist Balochistan’s accession with Pakistan). It is hard to establish an ...

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Seven dead, 20 injured in Jaffar Express blast

Seven dead, 20 injured in Jaffar Express blast

Quetta: At least 7 passengers were dead and 20 others injured when a blast ripped through the Rawalpindi bound Jaffar Express in Mach area of Bolan on Friday morning. The train carrying 375 passengers departed from Quetta Railway station at 09:00am when after crossing Mach the explosive device planted on the railway track exploded with a huge bang. According to ...

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Seven al Qaeda members arrested in Balochistan

Seven al Qaeda members arrested in Balochistan

The Pakistan’s Balochistan government claimed on Saturday to have nabbed seven al Qaeda members, including a commander, from Nushki. According to a statement, the men were arrested during a raid carried out by intelligence agencies. A huge cache of arms and ammunition, hate literature, laptops, wireless communication devices and currency were also seized from them. During the interrogation, the busted ...

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Balochistan Govt seeks action against Altaf Hussain

Balochistan Govt seeks action against Altaf Hussain

Quetta: Balochistan government has demanded of the federal government to take action against London-based MQM leader, Altaf Hussain for his provocative speech against Pakistan and instigating party activists to attack TV channels. Addressing a news conference at Chief Minister Secretariat, here on Tuesday, Anwarul Haque Kakar, the spokesman for Balochistan government, on behalf of Chief Minister Balochistan and Balochistan government ...

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Balochistan Govt launches spray drive to prevent spread of Congo Virus

Balochistan Govt launches spray drive to prevent spread of Congo Virus

Quetta: Balochistan Live Stock Department on special instructions of Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has launched a spray drive to prevent spread of Congo Virus in Loralai, Zhob, Barkhan, Qilla Abdullah and Quetta districts. Live Stock Department has also appealed the people to adopt all precautionary measures in order to check spread of Congo Virus in human being as ...

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No progress on NAP in Balochistan

No progress on NAP in Balochistan

By Tariq Butt Islambabd: There has been little or no progress on a Balochistan-specific vital point of the counterterrorism National Action Plan (NAP). Point 17 of the NAP says the Balochistan government will be “fully empowered for political reconciliation with complete ownership by all stakeholders”. The comprehensive details of implementation of the NAP points projected by the federal government are ...

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