Balochistan

Journalists underline need for code of ethics for health reporting

  Quetta:  Editors, bureau chiefs of different tv channels and reporters from print and electronic media participated in a consultation workshop organized by Mishal at Quetta Press Club on August 21, 2013. Speakers underlined the need for code of ethics for health reporting in consultation with senior journalists. Journalists spoke at length about nutrition, immunization and lady health workers issues in ...

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Martyrdom of Ghafoor Baloch and Haji Razzak strengthens revolution: BNM

  Quetta: The spokesperson of Baloch National Movement said the martyrdom of Ghafoor Baloch and Razzak Baloch strengthens revolution in Baloch national freedom struggle. The statement released to media says, “The atrocities, military operation and extra judiciary murder of Baloch political activists can never put down the spirit of Baloch national freedom struggle.” According to BNM spokesperson two of the ...

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Balochistan cabinet issues resolved

Quetta: After two and half months the issues regarding the provincial cabinet have been resolved on Wednesday. According to the sources, several provincial leaders including Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch, National Party’s Hasil Bazenjo, Pukhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party’s Mehmood Khan Achakzai and Nawab Sanaullah Zehri of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) called on Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif in ...

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BRP condemns killings of Sindhi political activists

Quetta:  The Baloch Republican Party (BRP) has condemned the killing of four Sindhi political activists by “Pakistani forces” on Thursday and murder of eight Baloch peasants in Mach, Bolan on Friday. BRP   in its statement has  condemned the killing of JSMM East Karachi district president Zamin Shah, JSSF Central Vice Chairman Afzal Pahnwar and workers Yamin Chachar and Sobal Daher ...

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2 ‘militants’ killed in shootout with FC in Bolan

Quetta: Two suspected militants were killed after an exchange of fire with Balochistan Frontier Corps officials during a search operation in Dozan area of Bolan district on Saturday, An FC spokesman told APP that patrolling teams were attacked while conducting a search operation in the mountains from where militants  launched a rocket attack on the Rawalpindi-bound Jaffar Express the other ...

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Two killed, 24 wounded in attack on Jaffar Express

Quetta: Two people were killed and 24 wounded during an attack on the Rawalpindi-bound Jaffar Express on Friday, media reported. The train was on the way to its destination from Quetta to Rawalpindi, when it was attacked with rockets in the Dozan area near Machh Town in Balochistan’s Bolan district.   The attackers were hiding in the mountains and first ...

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Protest camp for Baloch missing persons set on fire

Quetta: The hunger strike camp set up outside Quetta Press Club by Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) for recovery of missing persons was set on fire by unidentified people on night between Wednesday and Thursday. Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP), a local and sister organization of International Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) organization is striving hard for ...

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3 bodies found in Balochistan

Quetta:  Three dead bodies have been found in different cities of Balochistan on Thursday. According to the details Security forces found three bodies from Surab, Hub and Othal area of Balochistan on Thursday. Levies force personnel were patrolling Surab when they found a bullet-riddled body. They moved the body to the nearby state-run hospital. The deceased was identified as Ahmed ...

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Balochistan unrest case: Substantial evidence available against FC, says CJ

  Islamabad: Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said the court’s order for recovery of missing persons was not being followed in Balochistan unrest case whereas there was substantial evidence against Frontier Corps (FC) personnel. Earlier last week, Pakistan’s top judge had taken suo-motu  notice of the unrest in Balochistan after at least 60 people lost their lives in separate incidents ...

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Editorial: Ban Ki-moon’s visit and demand of Baloch nationalists

The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is in  Pakistan to attend Independence Day celebrations, promote education and disaster management as the monsoon season begins. While the Baloch Nationalist and social media activists are asking him to take notice of what they name it ‘Baloch Genocide’.  According to the UN deputy spokesman Eduardo del Buey that Ban will meet President Asif ...

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