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337 killed, 13,575 arrested in 2015-16 under NAP in Balochistan

Quetta: Home Department Balochistan has stated on Saturday that 13,575 terrorists were arrested while 337 killed in around 2,825 operations in the province in 2015-16. Home Department of Balochistan has issued a report over progress in implementation of National Action Plan, a comprehensive crackdown against terror outfits and their funding that was consolidated after Army Public School attacks in December ...

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Govt is giving top priority to the prosperity of Balochistan: Jam Kamal Khan

Quetta: The Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources Jam Kamal Khan has said that government is giving top most priority to the progress and prosperity of Balochistan and especially its most backward areas. Addressing the inaugural ceremony of Natural Gas to Gawadar, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources Jam Kamal Khan said that the project had ...

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Four dead bodies recovered in Kalat

Quetta: Armed men killed four people in Nimargh area of Kalat and dumped their bodies in a desolated area on Friday. Four of them were kidnapped by armed persons a day before from Nimargh area of Kalat and today their bodies were on dumped. According to the Levis force, “Armed men killed them and dumped their bodies in the desolated ...

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9 Afghans, 4 facilitators among 27 held in action

Quetta: Security Forces have launched a combing up operation in Mastung District and said to have arrested 27 suspects including four facilitators that took part in Civil Hospital carnage. Security forces and Law Enforcement Agencies had launched combing operation on Friday in Kanak hilly region, some 25km far from Quetta. A formidable force was used in the action meant to ...

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Joint Investigation Team to probe Quetta blast

Quetta: The Balochistan government on Wednesday formed a high-level Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe into the August 8 suicide bombing in Quetta Civil Hospital which killed 70 people and left dozens injured. Senior police officer Zahoor Afridi would head the JIT, sources in Balochistan’s Home and Tribal Affairs Department said, as well as the ,officers belonging to the Inter-Services ...

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Is The Housing Shortage Now at Crisis Point?

By: Shahzeen Haris Karachi: Pakistan’s rapid urban population growth is causing a severe housing shortage—estimated to be in the region of 10 million units—and demand continues to grow at a rate of 0.7 million units per year. The urban housing shortage is somewhere in the region of 3.5 to 4 million units, most of which is in the economically weaker ...

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The Balochistan Point losses its data of more than three months due to the crash in Main Server in Ukrain

Quetta: The Balochistan Point has lost its data of more than three months due to the crash in Main Server in Ukrain on Monday. More than 1000 websites remained down for not less than 24 hours due to the crash in the main Server. The affected websites have been transferred to the new server; however, the data of hundreds of websites could ...

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A Pakistani Ethical Hacker wins $5,000 Bounty for identifying Firefox, Chrome address bar spoofing flaw

By Hisham Sarwar Rafay Baloch, a Pakistani (Islamabad) based security researcher/ethical hacker has won US$ 5,000 in a combined bug bounty for identifying a huge bug. This bug exists in various browsers such as Chrome, Firefox etc covering 75% of whole internet traffic. The bug is an Address-bar Spoofing bug, which means that a hacker can display whatever URL in ...

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PRC confers lifetime membership to Dr.Shehla

Mir Behram Baloch Quetta: In recognition of Dr.Shehla Sami’s courageous work for providing treatment to the injured of Quetta Hospital blast amid all the chaos on 8 August 2016, Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC) has conferred her with honorary lifetime membership of PRC & presented her shield in a ceremony at PRC building today. Medical Superintendent Civil Hospital Quetta Abdul Rehman ...

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The continuous bloodshed in Quetta: Who is to be blamed?

Mariyam Suleman Baloch The morning of 8th August was alike every other day when Mahrang walked to her school carrying her books; weaving thoughts of becoming a professional someday just like her lawyer father and his colleagues. She had no idea the forth coming few hours would utterly shatter her life and the dreams she once unraveled. Just after four ...

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