Tag Archives: Balochistan

Analyzing Baloch-Pashtun Relationship in Balochistan

Jeeyand Kashif Sajidi Balochistan, the largest and most restive province of Pakistan is inhabited by many ethnic groups such as Baloch, Pashtun, Hazara and Seraiki. Among these Baloch and Pashtun are two major ethnic groups. Both these nations are historic neighbors and history reveals that they have lived peacefully. History The only major conflict between the two is known as ...

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Mehrgarh: The Hidden Archeological Treasure

Adnan Aamir In any civilized society archaeological sites are cherished as national treasures. Archeology acts as conduit that allows the humans to look into the past beyond the written records. Pakistan is also rich in archeological treasures but it doesn’t give equal attention to all of them. MoenjoDaro, Harappa and Shahlamar gardens are given more importance than Mehrgarh in Balochistan. Mehrgarh ...

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Editorial: Too Little Too Late

A delegation comprising of National Party (NP) leaders met Khan of Kalat in London last week. Khan of Kalat, Prince Suleman Dawood, heard them and politely refused to return to Balochistan on their request. This latest move by Dr. Malik Baloch and his party members is too little too late for solving the Balochistan conflict. When Dr. Malik Baloch took ...

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Balochistan: Suggesting Few Solutions For Problems

Ahsan Tariq Balochistan at present is engulfed by plethora of problems. People are deprived of every necessity, economy of the province is in shambles, Young professionals are jobless and Law and order situation is deteriorating among a lot of other problems. In this situation what should be done? Before suggesting a solution for the problems of Balochistan, let us have ...

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Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto: The Forgotten Villain Of Balochistan

Adnan Aamir The year was 1972. The wounds of Pakistan’s breakup were fresh. For the first time in the history of the country, power was being transferred to provinces after direct elections. It was a new beginning for Pakistan. The government of National Awami Party (NAP) was in power in Balochistan. After 25 years of struggle, finally the people of ...

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Indifferent To Problems Of Balochistan: Legislators Want Diplomatic Passports

Quetta – At a time when people of Balochistan are suffering from plethora of problems, Members of Provincial Assembly (MPAs) of Balochistan demand diplomatic passports for speaker and Deputy Speaker of the assembly. Yesterday, during the Assembly session a resolution was tabled by Health Minister Rehmat Saleh Balochistan which demanded Federal government to immediately issue diplomatic passports to Speaker and ...

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Calling Balochistan As Pashtun-Baloch Province Is Unconstitutional: Legislator

Quetta – Member of opposition benches in Balochistan Assembly, Sardar Abdul Rehman Khetran has said that the official name of our province is “Balochistan” and calling it “Pashtun- Baloch” Province is unconstitutional. “In the constitution of Pakistan the name of our province is “Balochistan” and it should be called with its real name,” Mr. Khetran stressed, adding that distorting the name ...

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