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NP and PKMAP have occupied Balochistan government: Yaqoob Nasir

QUETTA: Former president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Balochistan chapter and current senator Sardar Yaqoob Nasir has said that National Party (NP) and Pashtunkhaw Milli Awami Party (PKMAP) have occupied Balochistan government. NP and PKMAP will not get anything from keeping PML-N out of the loop in decision making process in Balochistan, said Senator Nasir. He further lamented that due ...

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5 killed in Hazara town suicide blast

QUETTA: A powerful suicide blast killed 5 and injured scores of people in Ali Abad area of Hazara town on Saturday evening. According to police sources, Suicide bomber targeted a crowded shopping area of Hazara town where people were busy in shopping for Eid. The injured were transported to BMC hospital and CMH. The head of the suicide bomber was ...

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Innocent and peaceful people are harassed in name of search operations: BNP

QUETTA: Balochistan National Party (BNP) has condemned the arrest of innocent people in connection with hand grenade attacks. According to BNP, Search operations are nothing more than an attempt to harass the peace loving people who have nothing to do with any sabotage activity. Security forces inadequately treat women and children during these search operations, lamented BNP leaders. Earlier, Security ...

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Pasni Fish Harbor Authority Blamed For Recruitment Of Employees Without Interview

Gwadar: Illegal use of power and dominancy over the employment opportunities by the high ranked administrators and bureaucrats through out Balochistan has deprived the educated and skilled youth. The Gwadar Youth Forum raised voice against a similar unfair move through their press conference held on Wednesday at Gwadar press club. Addressing to the journalists, the organizer of the forum, Barkart ...

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2 persons killed in a hand grenade attack in Quetta

QUETTA: A hand grenade attack on a barber shop killed 2 people and wounded 9 others, on Double road locality of Quetta, on Wednesday morning. The miscreants came on a Motor bike and started firing on the shop and then hurled the hand grenade. They managed to escape the crime scene easily, as always. As a customary measure, security forces ...

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Government Is Utilizing All Available Resources To Protect Children From Fatal Diseases: Chief Minister Balochistan

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has said that government was utilizing all available resources to protect children from fatal diseases. He asked that parents to ensure vaccinating their children from various diseases, adding that government was also taking earnest steps to eradicate Hepatitis which had turned to be a killer disease in the province. Addressing to a ...

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Foreign countries not allowed to establish consulates in Balochistan

QUETTA: Chief Minister (CM) of Balochistan, Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch, has complained that neither foreign countries are allowed to establish their consulates nor foreigners are allowed to visit Balochistan. According to a statement released by information department of Balochistan, Dr. Malik made the aforementioned complain while talking to American Consul General Brian Heath. Foreign countries are allowed to establish consulates ...

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Resolution passed for respectable return of Khan of Kalat

QUETTA: Respectable return of Khan of Kalat was demanded in a resolution unanimously passed by Balochistan Assembly on Tuesday. Sardar Abdul Rehman Khetran, member of JUI-F, tabled the resolution which demanded the respectable return of Khan of Kalat, Mir Suleman Dawood, from exile. The resolution was unanimously supported by all members of the assembly. Khan of Kalat can play a ...

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Editorial: 2,000 political activists killed in the last eight years in Balochistan

The ongoing crisis — that in effect is a low-intensity war — in Balochistan continues to take lives on all sides. There are estimated to be around 2,000 political activists killed in the last eight years. Some of that number have simply ‘disappeared’ and are presumed dead, others are found by the roadsides riddled with bullets whilst yet others turn ...

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Book Review: Journey of Freedom

Adnan Aamir Azadi Ka Safar (Journey of Freedom) is the latest book written by Abdul Rahim Zafar. This book consists of 216 pages and it has been published by Balucea publications in Quetta. As the title hints, the book is based on the author’s journey to Iraq to participate in Freedom movement of Iranian Balochistan. The Author, Abdul Rahim Zafar ...

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