Balochistan

Strengthening Youth Groups through Sports and Capacity building in Dalbandin

By: Mir Behram Baloch A week long youth capacity building and awareness programs organized by Pakistan – U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN) ended in Dalbandin with an Award distribution ceremony at Press Club Dalbandin. Earlier a two-day workshop for youth on “Role of youth and Sports in creation of a peaceful and drug free society was organized for High School Students ...

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The Folk Heritage Museum

By: Hanif Dilmurad Lok Virsa Museum also known as Heritage Museum is located in Islamabad. It is run by the National Institute of Folk & Traditional Heritage. The Museum presents cultural heritage and life of people in Pakistan. The life and culture of different people are exhibited here in statues, pictures, pottery, music and textile work from different parts of ...

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Quetta bleeds again

By: Sana Samad Once again Quetta became the victim of a terror attack. This time the target was Police Training College. 62 people were killed and around 140 wounded. Once the young cadets had completed their training, they were sent to their home towns but all of a sudden they called back. Now the question rises, why were they called ...

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Editorial: The bloodshed in Quetta

In the latest terrorist attack at Police Training College at least 61 security personnel were killed and more than 165 others were injured as heavily-armed militants wearing suicide vests stormed a police Training College. Home Minister of Balochistan Sarfraz Bugti informed media that three terrorists entered the Police Training College from the rare gate after martyring a watchman and held ...

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Why is Pakistan’s Balochistan an easy target?

By: Shereena Qazi The Pakistani city of Quetta, in Balochistan province, is once again in the news for large-scale violence: this time a police training centre has been targeted by fighters who killed at least 60 people, most of them police cadets. The attack late on Monday underlined the precarious security situation in Balochistan, which has witnessed repeated attacks against ...

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Murad Ali Shah expresses deep grief over PTC incident with CM Balochistan

Quetta: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah called on Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri here on Wednesday. Sindh Ministers Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani and Nisar Ahmed Khuhro were also accompanied by Chief Minister Sindh. Chief Minister Sindh expressed deep grief and sorrow with Chief Minister Balochistan over the tragic incident in Police Training College in which many ...

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59 killed, 116 injured as militants storm police training centre in Quetta

Quetta: At least 59 police recruits were martyred and 116 people, including recruits and FC personnel, were injured after terrorists stormed the Police Training College located on Sariab road here late Monday night. Talking to the media, Balochistan Home Minister Sarfraz Bugti said the operation has been completed by security forces that fought valiantly against the terrorists. “700 police recruits ...

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Gwadar Youth Forum Conducted the First Ever “Educational Jirga”

By: Mariyam Suleman Gwadar: Gwadar Youth Forum (GYF) conducted the first ever “Educational Jirga” in the history of the coastal city this Saturday in Syed Zahoor Shah Hashmi Auditorium. A large number of youth, specially high school and college students and teachers attended the event where as the Chief guests were the Chairman of Gwadar Port Authority Dostain Khan Jamaldini, ...

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CM Balochistan kicks off anti-polio drive

Quetta: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri on Monday kicked off polio drive by administrating polio vaccine to children at Chief Minister’s Secretariat and vowed the target of Polio-free- Balochistan would be achieved. Chief Minister said that government is taking war-footing steps for elimination of fatal polio disease, adding that parents, religious scholars, political and tribal elders would have ...

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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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