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Unending trial

By Raza Wazir Pushing a four-wheeled cart on the main Canal road along with two men and a dozen or so women, Mama Qadeer, surrounded by young students from Lahore marched on after months of having followed a similar routine all over Pakistan. The marchers, with pictures of missing family members placed like dead corpses on the push cart, marched ...

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Pak-Iran Border Commission forms committee on border violations

 QUETTA: The 17th Pak-Iran Joint Border Commission Friday formed a committee on border reported violations and agreed on joint efforts for tracking down the missing Iranian border guards. The Commission also called for taking stern action against elements using their soil for vicious plans. It was third day of the high level meeting which met in the aftermath of abduction ...

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Three brothers gunned down in Jhal Magsi Balochistan

QUETTA: Three real brothers were gunned down in Jhal Magsi district of Balochistan, on Tuesday a man was killed and another was wounded in Kech district. According to Levies officials the incident occurred in Mahtt Sandar area of Jhal Magsi when three real brothers riding a motorbike were sprayed a volley of bullets by unidentified armed men. Resultantly, all three ...

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Dead bodies of stoned to death man and woman exhumed

QUETTA: The dead bodies of a man and woman who were allegedly stoned to death in Loralai district of Balochistan were exhumed on Tuesday. However, the final report would be disclosed after completion of medical report.  It has been learnt the woman’s head was stoned while the man was hit two bullets in his head.  It may be recalled here that ...

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All differences should be resolved through religious and democratic manners: Chief Minister Balochistan

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Dr Abdul Baloch has said that Balochistan and the country had previously also experienced such hard times but scholars and intellectual through their knowledge and insight sort out amicable solutions to the problems. He expressed these views while addressing to “Inter Muslims Unity Conference” organized by Federal Ministry for Religious Affairs at a local hotel here on ...

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Missing Balochistan in Mainstream Media

By Yousaf Ajab Baloch Balochistan is the largest province of Pakistan in terms of area and smallest in  population, replete with natural resources. No doubt, Balochistan has great contribution in development of Pakistan by dint of its mineral resources, mainly, natural gas, copper and gold reserves. However, the people of Balochistan suffer from extreme poverty, diseases, economic exploitation and immense human ...

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More questions in Baloch saga

Editorial Dawn.com The saga of the mysterious mass graves discovered in Balochistan’s Khuzdar district sometime ago continues to be a chilling reminder of the impunity with which the forces of darkness in that province operate. As it is, for most Pakistanis, the country’s largest province is a remote world from where few reports trickle out to join the vibrant mainstream ...

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Educating Balochistan

Editorial Express Tribune If there is one certain way to impede development, it is to deny education to a population. It was Alexander Pope who, in his 1709 work An essay on Criticism, who wrote: ”A little learning is a dangerous thing.” This was later paraphrased into ‘a little knowledge is a dangerous thing’. The implication was that knowledge — ...

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Loralai: Six held after couple stoned to death

LORALAl: Six people have been arrested after a couple was stoned to death on charges of adultery on the orders of a local Jury; media reported on Monday. According to the senior provincial official six people have been arrested after a couple was stoned to death on charges of adultery on the orders of a local Jury. “The Incident occurred ...

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BRA claims responsibility of the blast hit a railway track in Kashmore

Quetta: Baloch Republican Army (BRA) has claimed responsibility of the blast hit a railway track in Kashmore district of Sindh derailing four bogies of Khushal Khan Express. Media reported on Sunday.  According to the details militant organization Baloch Republican Army (BRA) claimed responsibility of the blast hit in which at least 10 people were killed and over 30 injured when a blast hit ...

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