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Suicide bomb attack claims life of senior police officer, injures 10 others

QUETTA: District Police Officer (DPO) of Qila Abdullah was killed and 10 others injured in a suicide attack in Chaman on Monday forenoon. According to the details Chaman DPO SSP Sajid Khan Mohmand was attacked when his convey was passing through Boghara Road area of Chaman on the border with Afghanistan. Balochistan Government Spokesperson Anwarul Haq Kakar told, “The senior ...

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“Trump in Afghan Quagmire”

By: Shahjahan Baloch  The controversial Donald Trump is handling the world, in general, and US, in particular, with unfamiliar, messy, and perplexing policies. In the case of Afghanistan as well, Trump’s policies are incalculable. The new US policy on Afghanistan is yet to come but the surge in military troops, more boots on ground without a possible exit plan, is ...

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Pakistan hopeful of early completion of CASA-1000 to meet its energy shortfall

By: Shafek Koreshe PUGUS: The leaders of Pakistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan met here Thursday to review the progress on the US 1.2 billion dollar CASA-1000 project and vowed to take all measures for its early completion. The quadrilateral project would allow export of 1300 MW of Central Asian electricity to Afghanistan and Pakistan by 2018. Besides the Prime Minister, ...

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BNP leader Malik Naveed Dehwar assassinated in Quetta firing

QUETTA:   Balochistan National Party (BNP) leader Malik Naveed Dehwar and his guard Zaheer Khan  were killed while one injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire at his  vehicle in  Arbab Karam Khan Road Quetta on Thursday. According to the reports unidentified gunmen sprayed bullets on the vehicle of the BNP leader leaving him and his guard dead on the spot. Another ...

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Summer Camp in Punjabi and Brahvi languages kicked at Lok Virsa

ISLAMABAD: Children summer camp in Punjabi and Brahvi languages kicked off here at Shakarparian under the aegis of the National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa). The objective of the camp is to provide an orientation to children (age group: 6-12 years) about Punjabi and Brahvi languages. Talking to media, Dr. Fouzia Saeed, Executive Director, Lok Virsa said ...

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The Balochistan Point launches its Mobile Application  with no fee

By:  Sima Batool Sahar Quetta: The Balochistan Point online English newspaper from Balochistan has launched its mobile app for mobile and tablets. The mobile app is now available on all Android devices with no charges. The app comes with lifetime free access to readers who download it through Android devices Appstore. All the available categories can be found in version ...

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Government runs 7 mega projects for improvement of livestock sector in Balochistan

 QUETTA: Balochistan government is utilizing all available resources for promotion of livestock sector in the province and seven mega projects for improvement of livestock are being executed at a cost of 860 million rupees. According to the official sources two point eight billion rupees have been allocated in the current fiscal year for livestock sector. “They said seven mega projects ...

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Hub: Pathar Colony Rain Devastation and Responsible Elements

By: Ejaz Magsi Hub Chowki is thesil of district Lasbela, where more than 400 hundred factories are running as for providing employment to people, from these 400 hundred factories 200 are registered which in terms of employment providing job opportunities to local communities. Because of industries, the city is known to be an economic hub of Balochistan, and most of ...

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Education, a Building Block for Sustainable Peace

By: Tharanga Yakupitiyage UNITED NATIONS : Millions lack access to quality education around the world—but how can the international community change this? Two years into the adoption of the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), one of which includes a goal to provide inclusive, equitable, and quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all, the question of ‘how’ still remains. In ...

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Social Action: An absent Practice in Balochistan

By: Hammal Mir Social action is a process that is applied in every developed society and it is a systematic technique to go through the social problems and diagnose their drastic solution. It is an organized group method which is used to solve the problems under this process and public interest is motivated in this procedure or the public is ...

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