Balochistan

Justice Nasirul Mulk visits election control rooms

QUETTA: Acting Chief Election Commissioner Justice Nasirul Mulk on Saturday visited control rooms set up at Civil Secretariat and Frontier Corps Madadgar Center to monitor the security arrangements put in place for the local government polls in the provincial capital. During his visit to FC Madadgar, Commandant Ghazaband Scouts Colonel Maqbool briefed Justice Nasirul Mulk. Secretary Election Commission of Pakistan ...

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Quetta: Three hurt in clash outside polling station

QUETTA:  At least three persons were injured as members of the two political groups clashed outside a polling station in the provincial capital. According to the police the clash occurred between activists of two rival political parties in the Satellite Town area of the city turned violent.  Polling for the local bodies’ election was stopped for a while and was ...

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11 members of a Bugti family killed in Naseerabad. Baloch Republican Party

QUETTA : Baloch Republican Party (BRP) has allaged that Pakistani forces started a massive military operation  in many areas of Dera Bugti and Naseerabad early this morning. Dozens of armored vehicles of forces carrying military troops laid a siege to several villages of  Dera Bugti and Naseerabad  including Beti and RD 238. Forces opened intense firing on civilian populace and ...

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Municipality Elections in Gwadar

  By Mariyam Mohammed Suleman   Gwadar, the hub of political ups and downs from the history, today once more is conspicuous with the municipality elections. Only two days of campaigns remain for different participating parties in Gwadar including the two unifications of diverse parties. Coalition of mainly Balochistan National Party and People’s party along with some other minor groups ...

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An Immortalizing March in Baloch History

By Mariyam Mohammed Suleman   An influential attempt for the nation’s abducted missing people’s recovery, commencing in October from Quetta finally reached Karachi in the last week of November. The extensively exhausting journey of 756 kilometers by fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers, daughters and sons of the either missing or martyred Balochs holding the photos of their loved ones, walking constantly with ...

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Historic Long March and Role of Media

By Yousaf Ajab Baloch The long  march of Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) led by Qadeer Baloch reached its destination after 27 days on 22 November at Karachi press club. This long march was started   on 27 October from Quetta and marched some 730 Kilometers. Notion to launch this long march was to highlight the abductions of Baloch missing ...

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Hope in a forgotten province

By Kamila Hyat The images were dramatic ones. A group of some 25 people, most of them women or children – some aged no more than nine years – walked for 26 days along the N-25 Highway that winds its way through Balochistan and Sindh, from Quetta to Karachi. Most covered the 756 kilometres in plastic slippers, tying strips of ...

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Dr Malik Baloch condemns border violations by Iran

QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has condemned border violations by Iranian forces and said the federal government has been asked to take up the issue with Iranian authorities. He said this at a press conference at Chief Minister’s Secretariat on Monday. To a question, he condemned the violation of Pakistani border by Iranian security forces and said ...

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Six killed in Nawabshah accident

NAWABSHAH: At least six persons, including women and a child, were killed and several others injured in a collision between two vehicles in the city on Monday. “The accident took place at Sakrand Bypass of Nawabshah where a car and passenger van collided head-on. As a result of accident, six persons were killed on the spot while several others sustained ...

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Marches to Justice‏

By Niaz Betab  The oppressive systems always forced the oppressed to walk long and long distances either mentally or physically to get justice. For instance, the Salt Satyagrah, the March on Washington, the Long March and the recent Long March by the Voice for  Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP). Gandhi with his Satyagrahis walked 390-km before he picked up a lump of salt to ...

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