Balochistan

Herronk: A Deprived Village of Balochistan

By: Mehraj Altaf Herronk, a village near Turbat city is going through different phases of deprivation day by day due to some issues which have not been significantly identified yet. The total population of Herronk is approximately five thousand. Availability of resources for such a little population should not have been an issue. However, similar to many other localities of ...

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Those who recognize the Constitution of Pakistan will be welcomed back: CM Balochistan

Quetta: Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri on Friday said that those who recognize the Constitution of Pakistan would be welcomed back. “There will be no benefit of dialogue with those who are not accepting Pakistan,” he added. Addressing to the quarries of participants of 20th senior management course here at Chief Minister’s Secretariat he said that dialogue is ...

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Human Rights Activist Advocate Haider KB released after 3 years

Turbat: Young Advocate and member of Kech Bar Association Haider K.B has been released on Friday. He was abducted near Chahsar on November 27, 2013 when he on the way to his home Kosh Kalat. Haider KB remained an active member of Human Rights and legal committee. He was running a private English language institute. The abduction of Haider caused ...

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The horrendous acts of Honour killing

By: Sana Samad Honour killing is considered a crime almost occurring in developing and undeveloped countries. In last few years Pakistan has brought much improvement but failed to resolve some deadly crimes, and honour killing is one of them. It is, mainly, being practiced in rural areas of Pakistan. Earlier this month around 5 women have been the victim of ...

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Ambassador of Belarus calls on Sanaullah Khan Zehri

Quetta: Belarus has shown great interest in making investment in various sectors of Balochistan, setting up a joint venture with Balochistan in preparing heavy machinery used in agriculture and mining sectors. It has also expressed interest to establish a vocational training institute to impart technical training to Baloch youth. This was disclosed in a meeting held between Chief Minister Balochistan ...

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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

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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The Girl that took Balochistan & National Football Team to higher ranks passes away

By: Shoaib Durrazai Karachi: One of the finest strikers for Pakistan women’s football team, Shahlyla Ahmadzai Baloch passed away in a car accident late on Wednesday night in Karachi. According to the family sources, Shahlyla Baloch was sitting in the passenger seat when the accident occurred in Karachi’s DHA Phase VIII area. She was daughter of senator of Ex-Minsiter Aga ...

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Poor condition of Government Middle School Korar in Chattar

By: Ahmed Korar Naseerabad: Despite tall claims of education emergency in Balochistan the condition of Government Middle school Korar in Chattar remains poor as it was. The school was damaged in an attack by a militant organization but after three years the building is still in the same position. Government Middle School Korar has no building boundary wall clean drinking ...

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Clipped Wings: Exploring the lives of Young Girls in Kulach

By: Mariyam Suleman During the hot and humid summer of 2013, I had the opportunity to visit my native village of “Beelar, Kulach” roughly 85 kilometers from Gwadar. Right after ten kilometers from Gwadar city-center, one would find nothing but barren plains, arid road sides, sandy winds and an open sky that somehow flows in my eyes with light clouds ...

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