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All Parties Action Committee calls for shutter down in Kalat against no Sui Gas supply

Kalat:  All Parties Action Committee (APAC)  has called for complete shutter down in Kalat against stoppage of Sui Gas on Saturday. The APAC has warned to start a long march from Kalat to Quetta and to protest in front of Governor and Chief Minster’s houses  if Sui gas supply and pressure is not increased. All Parties Action Committee (APAC) will ...

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Three killed, more than two dozen injured in suicide attack on pilgrims’ bus

QUETTA: At least three persons have been reported killed and more than two dozens injured in a suicide attack near a pilgrims’ bus in Akhtarabad area of Quetta on Wednesday evening . According to the Police a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden vehicle into the bus carrying Shia pilgrims in Akhtarabad area of Quetta. “A pilgrim’s bus, carrying 50 passengers, ...

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Gas suffocates three to death in Quetta

QUETTA: Three persons of a family died of gas suffocation in their house in Pashtonabad area of capital city Queta here on Tuesday, According to the detail the incident happened due to the gas leakage at Tareen Road. Room was filled with gas, as result three persons Shabir Hussain, his wife  and son Yasir  Abbas died of suffocation. They were ...

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BNP-Mengal leader killed in firing

KHUZDAR: A tribal man and local leader of Balochistan National Party (BNP-Mengal)  was killed in firing of armed men here on Tuesday. According to details armed men opened fire on Rais Abdul Quddus Gazgi at old Karachi road here today. Rais Abdul Quddus Gazgi  was  Balochistan National Party (BNP-Mengal). After the incident unknown persons closed the city. Firing was also ...

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510 picked and 161 Baloch extra judicially killed in 2013: Narullah Baloch

QUETTA: The Chirman of Voice for Baloch Missing person (VBMP) has alleged that In 2013, 510 people were picked up by intelligence agencies from different areas of the province and 161 people were extra judicially killed in torture cells. Talking to journalists in a press conference in Quetta press club, Chairman Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) shared  that  security ...

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Quetta and other parts of Balochistan in the grip of severe cold

By Bari Baloch QUETTA: Quetta and other parts of Balochistan are in the grip of severe cold as the temperature has dropped to record minus 13 degree centigrade on wee hours of Monday.   According to Metrological Department officials, Harboi  area of Kalat district, some 160 kilometers southeast of Quetta was the coldest place in the country on Monday with a ...

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Hope dashing in droughty Balochistan

By Bari Baloch  Climatic change and long drought not only dashed the dreams of Dad Muhammad but also inflicted an irreparable financial losses on him when his lush green apple garden starching over 80-acres, in Dasht area of Mastung district of Balochistan, dried before his very eyes. Dad Muhammad, 75, a resident of Nushki district always got dejected whenever he ...

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Political parties to stage a sit-in outside Parliament against abductions in Balochistan

QUETTA: Addressing a press conference here Saturday, Provincial Information Minister Jaffar Mandokhel announced to stage a sit-in outside the parliament on January 12, 2014, adding that the opposition and other parties would participate in it. The announcement was made by Provincial minister Abdul Rahim Ziaratwal, President PML Shaikh Jaffar Mandokhel, Central leader BNP Dr Janhzeb Jamaldini, Provincial Secretary General ANP ...

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Two held with huge narcotics

KHUZDAR: Levies officials foiled smuggling of huge narcotics by a truck and arrested two drug pushers along with drugs worth millions here Saturday. Deputy Commissioner Khuzdar Waheed Shah told that a truck carrying 1840 Kg Hasheesh  from Turbat to Quetta. It was checked in Chako area by Levies officials. Its search led to seizure of 1840 Kg Hasheesh  form secret ...

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There is very little hope left for those still missing: Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur

Interviewed by  Kiran Nazish Balochistan, the largest province in Pakistan, has been marred by multiple conflicts that have left the province in a state of terminal chaos. While the state of Pakistan, the parliament and the provincial government are accused of neglecting the province, the military and intelligence agencies have been continuously blamed for brutalities, especially the abduction and extrajudicial ...

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