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Two bullet riddled bodies recovered from Panjgoor

QUETTA: Two bullet riddled bodies were recovered from Panjgoor district of Balochistan, on Thursday. According to the details, the local administration recovered two bullet riddled dead bodies of unknown person in Tusp area of Panjgoor. The bodies were shifted to the nearby hospital where they were identified as Ilyas and Rasool Jan. According to the police, both the deceased were ...

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Quetta: Lawyers boycotted the court proceedings

QUETTA: Lawyers boycotted the court proceedings, including high and all sub-ordinate courts, on second consecutive day against the non-recovery of Judicial Magistrate Ziarat, on Thursday. According to the details, the boycott call was given by various lawyers’ organizations against the kidnapping of Judicial Magistrate Ziarat Jama Saka Dashti and the call is extended till Friday (today). The district, and session ...

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Two bullet-riddled bodies found

QUETTA: At least two bullet riddled bodies were recovered from Saranan area of Pishin on Wednesday. According to the Levies sources, acting on a tip-off, Levis force recovered two bullet riddled bodies near a graveyard in Saranan area of Pishin. “Both the bodies were blind-folded and shell of pistol bullets were also found nearby the bodies.” Levies sources said The bodies ...

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Federal Investigation Agency arrests 12 foreigners in Gwader

QUETTA: As many as 12 foreigners were arrested by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) from Gwader Coastal Highway. According to the details, during a routine checking, FIA netted 12 foreigners who reportedly wanted to enter into Iran illegally. FIA handed over the foreigners to the local administration. By Staff Reporter Published in The Balochistan Point on July 2, 2014

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Secretaries should be role-modals: Chief Secretary Balochistan

QUETTA: Chief Secretary Balochistan Saifullah Chata has said that the secretaries play a vital role in the provincial governments and therefore the secretaries should be role-modals. Chief Secretary said this talking to an introductory session of the secretaries here on Wednesday. He said that he had performed his duty in different areas of Balochistan including Sibi, Jafferabad, Lorali, and Civil ...

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Kalat: Armed men kill young boy

Kalat: Unknown armed men killed a young boy in Kalat area of Ghumgozar on Wednesday According to police, unknown gunslingers riding a motorcycle opened fire on Saeed Ahmed Son of Haji Baig Muhammad   in Ghumgozar area of Kalat city and managed to flee from the scene. Saeed Ahmed was injured in the incident and he succumbed to his injuries. “The ...

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No apathy would be tolerated in the establishment of new colleges: Chief Minister Balochistan

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch has said that no apathy would be tolerated in the establishment of new colleges and the land dispute of Khuzdar and Loralai colleges would be resolved within a month. He said this talking to a convention of principals of Medical Colleges on Wednesday. Provincial Minister for Health Rehmat Saleh Baloch, Secretary Health, ...

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Sectarian tilt of society and politics of Balochistan

By M.Y Kakar The socio-political life in Balochistan is under transformation, from a peace loving and nationalistic ideology towards hardcore sectarianism. The province is engulfed by religious intolerance. Specific tactics are being adopted by various outlawed organizations in order to widen the existing gaps between various communities. The proscribed sectarian organizations are continuously working to disseminate their ideology in general ...

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Balochistan’s Boko Haram

By Shahzada Zulfiqar The closure of all private English-medium schools and language centres in Balochistan since April 25 has made headlines around Pakistan. After news of the closure broke, people across the province assumed that the Taliban, or outfits affiliated with them, had penetrated the Baloch belt which is generally known as a liberal region. But the honour this time ...

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Balochistan Chief Minister Vows to Fight Terrorists in Panjgur

By Mir Behram Baloch  QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Malik Baloch has vowed to fight the extremists and terrorists forcibly closing educational institutions in Panjgur district of the troubled province. At a seminar held in Quetta on Saturday, politicians, educators and members of civil society urged law enforcement to protect teachers and education institutions in Panjgur, one of the most backward districts in ...

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