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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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Hindu businessman kidnapped in Quetta

QUETTA: A Hindu businessman was abducted along with his vehicle from Hazarganji area of capital city Quetta here Friday. According to details the Hindu businessman Parkash Kumar was going to his shop in Hazrganji area on the outskirts of metropolis today, when  armed men abducted him along with his vehicle and took him to unknown place. Police launched a probe. ...

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Two girls found dead in Kalat

Kalat : Dead bodies of two  teenage girls were found in  Garap area of Iskalkoo Kalat on Saturday, Levies sources  said The girls were reportedly strangulated to death and their bodies were dumped in Garap area of Iskalkoo Kalat. The dead bodies were shifted to the Kalat hospital, where they were indented as residents of Kalat city. According to the ...

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Quetta blast kills 1, injures 24

QUETTA: At least one persons was killed and two twenty four   people  were injured in a blast at Mitha Chowk located at Pashtunabad area in Quetta,  the capital of Balochistan province on Thursday. According to the Police a bomb was planted near an ice cream shop in Mitha Chowk area of Pashtoonabad.   . “The blast destroyed several vehicles and damaged ...

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Editorial: VBMP March Towards Islamabad

The Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) has started the second phase of its long march from Karachi to Islamabad from 13 December, for the recovery of Baloch missing person who have been allegedly disappeared by Military and intelligence agencies of the state. Prior to this the first phase of this long march was launched on 27 October and ended ...

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Temperature tale of Quetta

By Bari Baloch Quetta, capital of Balochistan, Pakistan’s largest province in terms of area , was famous for its chilly weather, natural beauty and lofty mountains covered with blankets of snow. Situated at an altitude of 5,500 feet (1,675m) above sea level and stretching over an area of 2653- km, Quetta has become a city of more than 2 million. ...

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8 killed as robbers attack passenger bus

Kalat : As many as eight persons, including two women, were killed and 14 others injured when robbers opened fire on a passenger coach in Kalat area of Balochistan. The coach was on its way to Quetta from Karachi when it came under attack in Kalat. The bus turned turtle after robbers burst its tyres by opening fire on them. ...

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