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BNP announces strike tomorrow

  QUETTA: Balochistan National Party (BNP) will observe shutter down strike across the province on July 4 in protest against what they term unjust actions of security forces and its ‘death squads’ in Wadh area, the hometown of BNP chief Sardar Akhtar Mengal. Senior Vice President of BNP Dr Jahanzeb Jamaldini announced that his party will observe shutter down strike ...

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Freedom of speech: A good lesson from Bangladesh

  A Bangladeshi court on June 28, 2013, sentenced nine junior opposition politicians to life in prison for murdering a newspaper journalist, who had published a series of reports on corruption. The court in Bangladesh sentenced the junior opposition leaders for the murder of a journalist Gauatam Das killed in 2005. Gautam Das, 33, Faridpur bureau chief of Bengali daily Samakal, was strangled ...

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Sister of Missing Nisar Ahmed appeals President of Pakistan for his safe recovery

Quetta: The sister of missing Nisar Ahmed has appealed to the higher authorities for her brother’s safe recovery. While addressing a press conference at Qutte press club on Monday June1,  2013, she  appealed the President of Pakistan, Chief Justice of Pakistan ,Governor Balochistan and Chief Minister of Balochistan that to get recovered her brother Nisar Ahmed.  She alleged that during ...

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Four killed in Balochistan

  QUETTA: At least four  people, including three labourers, were killed in Naseerabad and Jaffarabad,  on Monday. According to police, unidentified armed men opened fire on a group of labourers in Khan Kot area of Naseerabad, killing three of them. The deceased were identified as Noor Muhammad, Jabar and Gul Muhammad. In Jaffarabad, on a tip-off, police recovered a body ...

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Quetta: Hazara Town suicide blast, 31 dead, over 65 injured

  QUETTA:  Thirty-one people killed while over 65 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up near an Imam Bargah in Aliabad area of Hazara Town here on Sunday.  Women and children are among the injured and two women have lost their lives in the suicide attack.  Twenty of the injured ones are said to be in critical condition. ...

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The flag bearers of justice have restored to a dead silence in Balochistan: BNM

Quetta:  Women of the Baloch National Movement (B.N.M) on Saturday staged a protest demonstration outside Quetta press club against the appearances of mutilated dead bodies  and violation  of human right in Balochistan. The protesters were holding banners and place-cards inscribed with various slogans. They chanted   slogans against the state institutions and called upon the international human rights organizations to take   ...

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Five bodies recovered in Quetta

QUETTA: The police recovered three bodies from the eastern bypass area of the provincial capital on Saturday. An official from the Satellite Town Police Station said that some passers-by spotted the bodies in Sasti Basti area, located in the premises of Quetta Development Authority (QDA) graveyard, and informed the police. The police rushed to the spot and cordoned off the ...

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Balochistan is a complicated zone and no one can be blamed for ongoing scenario: Dr. Malik Baloch

Interviewed by: Mehboob Shahwani Balochistan Chief Minister Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch talking to The Balochistan Point said: “Balochistan is a complicated zone and no one can be blamed for ongoing scenario but we are optimistic about better situation of the province.” “The Baloch issue is solely political and it can possibly be resolved with political dialogue. The provincial   government will ...

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BNP-Mengal to take Assembly seats

Quetta:  Balochistan National Party (BNP-Mengal), has decided to sit in the parliament to defend Baloch rights. A party announcement confirmed that the opinion sought from the party workers and activists from all over Balochistan favoured using the platform of parliament and assemblies for protecting the national rights of the Baloch people and exposing anti-Baloch policies in the form of military ...

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Education is everyone’s basic right, it should be provided equally and honestly:D.E.O Chaghi Haji Aman Ullah

By Muhammad Akbar Notezai Exclusive interview with District Education Officer Chaghi Haji Aman Ullah       Q: How do you see the state of education in district Chaghi? Well, as far as education of district Chaghi is concerned, I am  confident to say that it is   going towards improvement. This is, as you know, Chaghi is one of the largest districts of ...

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