Balochistan

The Plunder of Saindak’s Cooper and Gold

  By Yousaf Ajab Baloch  Saindak cooper-gold mine is also included in the Baloch’s  mineral resources that mark Balochistan as a rich land. Despite existence of gold and copper with great amount and value, Baloch nation is unable to benefit from it as because Chinese exploitation of Baloch resources is continued with great assistance of state authorities and establishment. The ...

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Journalism classes in colleges remain pending since 1993

  Quetta: Journalism classes in colleges remain pending in Balochistan  since 1993,  even after 20 years government has failed to initiate journalism classes at college level. However, journalism classes were notified in 1993 and to date there is no development in this regard at college level. Hundreds of journalism degree holders in Balochistan are jobless due to ignorance of government. ...

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141 NATO containers/tankers looted, torched: Balochistan Home Ministry

Quetta:  The Home Ministry of Balochistan has said that 141 NATO containers and tankers were looted, torched, seven persons were killed  in last few years . The Home Ministry says that more than a dozen persons were  wounded, while unofficial sources claimed that the number of incidents of looting NATO containers and tankers were  much higher than the officially released ...

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Editorial: International Day of the Disappeared and Baloch

    30 August  is marked as The International Day of the Disappeared   to draw the attention of   responsible authorities and human rights organizations towards forcefully disappeared people in the world. On International Day of the Disappearance, Human rights organizations conduct seminars and press briefings to focus the burning issue in world. The case of missing persons is not new ...

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Mengal enters BA after 14 years

  Quetta: Balochistan National Party (BNP) President Sardar Akhtar Mengal on Wednesday took oath as member of the Balochistan Assembly. Mengal has become MPA after 14 years. Assembly members welcomed the BNP leader to the House and Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch appreciated the BNP’s struggle for the rights of the people of Balochistan. In his brief speech after ...

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Who caused the 9/11 of Balochistan?

   By Yousaf Ajab Baloch On Saturday, August 26, 2006, the assassination of Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti, the former governor of Balochistan and former federal minster, proved that the establishment had utilised his loyalty merely to plunder the Baloch resources. Though the murder of the 79-year-old Nawab Bugti was a great ‘victory’ for the establishment or General Pervez Musharraf, it ...

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Nawab Bugti: No Surrender

By Johar Ali Bugtti, London Nawab was the first Baloch tribal chief to be appointed as the State Interior Minister of Defence in the Cabinet of Sir Feroz Khan Noon on 20th of September 1958. When President Iskander Mirza imposed martial law he then resigned on 7th of October 1958. Furthermore, as a protest against the declaration of martial law, he ...

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Bugti the Martyr

  By Sanaullah Baloch The world watched incredulously as as Pervez Musharraf declared war on Balochistan, and particularly against Nawab Akbar Bugti. prior to fabricated rocket” attack” on Musharraf in December 2005, thanks rolled into Dera Bugti and  other parts of Balochistanin January 2005, when Baloch nationalists were in talks with a parliamentary committee. In March 2005, the armed forces ...

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Bugti is a Part of Our History

  By Malik Siraj Akbar Mark Twain once said “travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness.” Pakistan’s former high commissioner to United Kingdom and the current Ibn Khaldun Chair at the Washington DC-based American University, Professor Akbar S. Ahmed, truly fits in the category of people who believe in seeing and experiencing things to challenge the prejudices of the ...

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Balochistan After Bugti

  By Sanaullah Baloch  Balochistan plunged into a frightening crisis after the cold-blooded murder of Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti. On August 26, 2006, the Pakistani flag was raised at the Bugti fort with the proclamation of a new dawn for Balochistan. Nonetheless, in 2012, six years later, Balochistan is deeply engulfed in dusk and darkness. Let’s look at the situation ...

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