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Balochistan assembly condemns Azadi and Inqilab march

Quetta: Treasury and opposition benches of Balochistan assembly jointly passed a resolution to condemn Azadi march of Imran Khan and Inqilab march of Tahir ul Qadri, today. Session of Balochistan assembly was convened by governor Balochistan, Mohammad Khan Achakzai, to discuss the political situation in the country. Senior minister and president of PML-N Balochistan chapter, Sanaullah Zehri, tabled the resolution ...

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Seven people killed over irrigational water dispute

Quetta: A dispute over irrigational water claimed lives of seven people near Balochistan-Punjab Border on Saturday. The belligerent groups belonged from the Koja sub-tribe of Bugti clan and the dispute took place in Barro area of Rajanpur district. According to sources, an armed clash erupted after a dispute on storage of rain water. Seven people lost their lives and four ...

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Operation concluded at Quetta Airbase, 10 militants killed

Quetta: At least 10 militants were killed and 11 security personnel were injured during the operation early on Friday at Samungli and Khalid airbases in Quetta. The militants had attacked the Samungli and Khalid airbases in Quetta. The security personal have also arrested one injured militant and shifted him to an unknown place for interrogation. The exchange of fire continued ...

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The Role of youth in the development of Balochistan

By Mariyam Suleman Baloch “Enlighten me with the flames of my youth!” echoed a voice around the mountains of the province forming 43.6% area of the country. The voice travelled from the barren arid deserts to the 760 kilometers long coastline, from the vast plains of scattered population to the mineral rich districts and from a few urban and to ...

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Footprints: Shrine to the Disappeared

By Saher Baloch IT couldn’t be more ironic. As we enter Marri Camp, near Shalkot — an area outside Quetta playing host to an estimated 100,000 members of the Marri tribe — songs lauding the land that is Pakistan start playing on the radio. At a nearby peak, flags installed by the separatists fly high. A feeling of being completely ...

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Periodicals in Balochistan

By Shehzad Baloch A few months ago, the director general of public relations (DGPR) in Balochistan issued notices to 135 daily newspapers based in Quetta, seeking detailed information about their employees and all the official equipment they use for publishing papers. Once the data was collated, it was surprising to learn that more than 100 newspapers are published from Quetta ...

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Shutter Down Observed in Major Cities of Balochistan

Quetta. A complete shutter down   was observed throughout Balochistan on the Independence Day of Pakistan. Baloch Warna Movement (BWM) and other Baloch nationalist organizations had given the call for shutter down   on 14th August, the independence day of Pakistan, According to the details a complete shut off was observed in Mastung ,Kalat, Khuzdar, Kharan, Naal, Wadh, Besema, Noshki, Dalbandain, Panjgoor, ...

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Real “Azadi” March is happening in Balochistan – Nawaz Sharif

Quetta: Real Azadi March is happening in Balochistan, said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today, while inaugurating a reconstructed Ziarat Residency. On Independence Day, Nawaz Sharif reached Ziarat accompanied by Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, Chief Minster Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch, Governor Mohammad Khan Achakzai and politicians, civilian and military officers. Ziarat Residency was destroyed in an attack by ...

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QUETTA: 10 people injured in a grenade attack at a shop selling national flags

Quetta: At least 10 people were injured in a grenade attack at a shop in Satellite Town on Wednesday. According to the police, 10 people were injured when a hand grenade was hurled at a shop selling national flags, badges and pictures in Satellite Town Quetta. Three brothers and a child were among the injured. Security personnel rushed to the ...

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Democracy is the only guarantee of progress, prosperity, peace and stability in the country: Dr. Abdul Malik

Quetta: Chief Minister Balochistan Dr Abdul Malik has termed democracy the only guarantee of progress, prosperity, peace and stability in the country. Chief Minister Balochistan expressed these in his message on the eve of 68th Independence Day of the Pakistan here on Wednesday. He said: “That the denial of rights to nationalities and lack of supremacy of parliament, constitutional and law has ...

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