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Shutter down strike observed in Balochistan against threats to Mama Qadeer Baloch

Quetta :  A complete shut off was observed in several cities of Balochistan.  The Baloch Warna Movement (BWM)  had called call for the shutter down against the threats given to Mama Qadeer Baloch, Banuk Farzana Baloch and other marchers of Voice for Missing Baloch Persons (VBMP) allegedly by security agencies. According to BWM Mama Qadeer Baloch and his companions are ...

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Quetta: Mourning families of Mastung blast stage sit-in along with dead bodies

QUETTA: Family members, whose loved ones were killed on Tuesday’s suicide bombing near Mastung, staged a sit-in on Alamdar Road in Quetta against the incident on Wednesday. According to the details, a large number of heirs of those killed in the blast placed dead bodies of their 15 beloved ones on road on  Alamdar Chowk in Quetta and staged sit-in. ...

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Mastung : 22 Killed, 29 injured in powerful bomb explosion near pilgrims bus

Mastung: At least 22 people were killed and 29 others injured when a powerful bomb exploded near a pilgrims bus in Dringarh area of Mastung district on Tuesday evening. According to initial reports, a Shia  pilgrim’s bus caught fire after a powerful blast in Dringarh area of Mastung leaving 22 persons dead and over 29 injured on the spot. Levies ...

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BUJ Holds protest demonstration against killing of three journalists

Quetta:  Members of the   Balochistan Union of  Journalists (BUJ)  staged a demonstration to  protest  against Killing of three staff members of Express News Channel  in Karachi  and  bid  to  abduct  Bureau Chief  Al Jazeera  in Islamabad in front of  Press Club here Monday. According to the details journalists belonging to print and electronic  media   chanted slogans against killing of journalists ...

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Two Killed in Kalat

 KALAT: Two persons were killed in a shooting incident at Khardan area of Kalat on Friday night. According to police, two cousins were shot dead by unknown gunmen in a firing incident at Khardan area of Kalat city. The victims identified as Abdullah Nichari and  Manzoor Ahmed Nichari were shot dead  last night near their shop at Khardan Kalat The ...

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Balochistan parties to stage sit in at Parliament House on January 20

QUETTA: Ruling and opposition parties of Balochistan Friday announced to stage a sit in before Parliament House on January 20 against the kidnapping of tribal leader Arbab Abdul Zahir Kasi. Addressing a news conference along with the leaders of the other parties of Balochistan, Chief of All Parties Committee and opposition leader in the provincial assembly Moulana Abdul Wasay said ...

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Shahzain Bugti’s caravan meets accident, 4 killed

JAKOBABAD: At least four people were killed and three others wounded in an overnight roadside accident, when some vehicles bumped into each other, media reported on Saturday. According to the details   the caravan of Shahzain Bugti, the grandson of late Baloch leader Nawab Mohammed Akbar Khan Bugti , with number of  displaced persons was on way to Dehra Bugti when ...

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Mohammad Hanif on the Media and Baloch Long March:

Interviewer: Asif Magsi Mohammed Hanif’s novel A Case of Exploding Mangoes was longlisted for the Booker prize, shortlisted for the Guardian first book award, Commonwealth literary prize and won Shakti Bhatt first book awards. His new novel Our Lady of Alice Bhatti is published by Jonathan Cape. He works as a special correspondent for BBC Urdu and is based in ...

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What’s new in Balochistan?

By Shezad Baloch Dr Abdul Malik Baloch, the chief minister of Balochistan, is unlike his predecessors as he hails from an educated middle-class family. His statements on education policy, anti-corruption and improving healthcare are hence praised because he is an ‘educated, middle-class man’ and not a tribal chieftain. Tribal chieftains are often blamed for the backwardness of public services and are ...

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Three suspects killed, five held in Khuzdar

Khuzdar: Three suspects were killed while five others were arrested along with arms by Security forces in a search operation carried out in Khuzdar district on Wednesday. According to the details three suspected kidnappers were killed and five others arrested in joint search operation of Levies and security. Deputy Commissioner Syed Abdul Waheed Shah told media that the Security forces ...

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