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Balochistan Education Programme B.E.P implemented successfully: Save the Children

Mir Behram Baloch QUETTA: Save the Children with the financial support of The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands has successfully implemented the Balochistan Education Programme (BEP) in collaboration with the Education Department Government of Balochistan, This was stated during the closing ceremony of Balochistan Education Programme (BEP) on 20th November 2014 at Quetta Press Club. The event was ...

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The Last 100 Gory Days in Balochistan

By Mir Behram Baloch   QUETTA — At least two people were killed and dozens injured Thursday when a suspected suicide bomber detonated his explosives outside a Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) rally in Quetta, police said. JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman remained unhurt in the attack, which targeted his bulletproof vehicle. The banned militant group Jundallahclaimed responsibility for the attack. Eyewitnesses said the blast took ...

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Judicial Commission’s Report on Mass Graves in Balochistan

By Mir  Behram Baloch According to Akbar Hussain Durrani, the Home Secretary Balochistan, a report by the judicial commission probing mass grave incidents in Balochistan’s Khuzdar districts has been submitted. The head of commission Justice Noor Muhammad Muskanzai submitted the report, containing statements from 57 individuals. This commission was formed soon after when in late January 2014, a shepherd had spotted a ...

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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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Baloch Political Philosopher and nationalist Nawab Khair Bakhsh Marri laid to rest in New-Kahan, Quetta

Quetta:  Baloch Political Philosopher and veteran Baloch nationalist Nawab Khair Bakhsh Marri, who passed away on June 10th, has been laid to rest in New-Kahan, Quetta on Thursday. Thousands of Baloch people, political leaders, students participated in the Funeral. Nawab Khair Buksh Marri (86) died on Tuesday in Karachi at a private hospital after his worse health condition. His dead body was ...

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Press Freedom Day Must Recognize the Plight of Journalists in Balochistan

By Mir Behram Baloch May 3 is universally celebrated as press freedom day to raise the voice for freedom of expression and create awareness about the importance of press freedom. The United Nations General Assembly declared this day to remind governments about their obligation to respect the right of free expression. However, when we observe Pakistan’s treatment of press freedom we find ...

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Baloch Society is Rapidly Changing

Mir Behram Baloch When the British ruled, they were actually respected and liked by much of the local people. This comes out in a verse written by a poet who spoke of Sir Robert Sandeman: “Sandeman Sahib is the friend of us all/ he gives us money to have nose-rings made/all our jewelry is made of gold/and if we have no gold ...

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Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti: The Brave Man in Baloch History

By Meer Rashid Baloch,  Despite opportunity to live a high and luxurious life, Akbar Shahbaz Khan Bugti chose to live the hard life in the mountains, sacrificing everything for the sake of the Baloch Nation.  Regardless of his age, he bravely fought for the ownership of Baloch land until his dying breath. He was the one, who stood up for ...

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A Baloch journalist’s trip to America

By Mir Behram Baloch It has been quite a while since I am back from America and I already see lots of changes within me not as a journalist only but as person too. Before I went there I used to hear this sentence a lot that America is land of learning but when I reached there, I truly realized ...

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Shirkat Gah-Quetta conducts workshop on  “The Production of Meaning & Politics of Representation”

QUETTA: A Non-Government Organization (NGO) Shirkat Gah-Quetta (Women`s Resource Center) conducted two days’ workshop on “The Production of Meaning & Politics of Representation” with media professionals on 1st & 2nd October (Tuesday & Wednesday). The analysis of visual/verbal narratives, uses and misuses of gender stereotypes and exercises to enable participants to demonstrate their skills in news reporting of VAW issues ...

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