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  • QUETTA - Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri said on Friday the province was dealing with multiple challenges from target killings to terrorism. Terror attacks on law enforcement agencies are a matter of grave concern for the government, Zehri said while addressing a passing-out parade ...

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  • Mastung - Four Hazara community members including a woman were shot dead in a sectarian attack in Mastung on Wednesday morning. The driver sustained bullet injuries in the gun attack. The assailants managed a good escape after committing the grisly act. “Four people were gunned down in ...

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  • Quetta - British High Commissioner Thomas Drew Tuesday said his country was the biggest supporter of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which will not only bring economic prosperity and progress to Pakistan and Balochistan, but will also bring a revolution in the whole region. He said British ...

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  • QUETTA - Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri yesterday termed the joint investigation team report on Panama Papers case ‘biased and inconclusive’. “The JIT members not only exceeded their powers but also submitted an inconclusive report to the Supreme Court,” ...

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  • Quetta - Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) candidate Usman Badini won the NA-260 Quetta-cum-Chagai-cum-Noshki by-poll bagging 43,969 votes. According to unofficial results, his nearest rival was BNP-M candidate Sardar Bahadur Khan Mengal who secured 37,786 votes. The election commissioner said that ...

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  • QUETTA - All the arrangements for by-election in NA-260 to be held on Saturday (today) have been finalised. Balochistan Election Commissioner Muhammad Naeem Majeed Jaffar said all preparations had been finalised to hold the by-election in NA-260 (Quetta-cum Chagai-cum Noshki) in a transparent ...

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  • QUETTA - Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) Chairman Mahmood Khan Achakzai MNA on Thursday said nobody would be allowed to sabotage democratic setup on the excuse of corruption charges. Khan opposed targeting any particular person or family over corruption charges and sought across-the-board ...

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  • Quetta - Gunmen Thursday showered bullets on a police vehicle in Quetta, killing four police officials - including a superintendent - and injuring the driver. Quaidabad SP Mubarak Shah was on a routine tour in Killi Deeba when four gunmen on two motorcycles attacked in Mir Baz Khan Street, police ...

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  • Chaman - Killah Abdullah District Police Officer Sajid Khan Mohmand embraced martyrdom while another 15, including his security guard and driver, sustained wounds in a suicide attack in the Afghan bordering district on Monday. “The bomber targeted the DPO at 11:10am near Eidgah on busy Boghra ...

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  • QUETTA - The first polio case of 2017 was reported in Balochistan’s border district, Qilla Abdullah, on Wednesday. The crippling poliovirus was confirmed in one-and-a-half-year-old Ahmed Shah, a resident of Union Council Mehmoodabad-11 of Chaman. “Ahmed Shah, son of Agha Jan, was ...

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  • LAHORE - PTI spokesperson Fawad Ch yesterday expressed his wonder why the members of the Sharif family speak angrily against Imran Khan, whenever, they appeared before the JIT. “Maryam Nawaz had to appear before the JIT not because of Imran Khan but because of his brother Hussain Nawaz. ...

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  • Quetta - Thirteen people including seven policemen were martyred Friday morning when a car laden with explosives was blown by a suicide attacker in front of Balochistan police chief’s office in Quetta. The powerful bomb - weighing 75 to 95 kilogram – also injured 21 other people, ...

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  • QUETTA - Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari yesterday alleged Nawaz Sharif had received perks from ISI and Osama bin Laden to topple the Benazir Bhutto government. Addressing the party workers in an Iftar party at the residence of PPP Balochistan President Ali Madad ...

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  • Quetta - Two naval officials embraced martyrdom and another three sustained wounds when their vehicle came under a militant attack in Jiwani tehsil of Gwadar district Monday, the deputy commissioner said. The attacked sailors were transporting Iftar items when four assailants on two motorbikes ...

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  • QUETTA - PML-N led Balochistan coalition government yesterday unveiled the provincial budget for fiscal year 2017-18 with a total outlay of Rs 328 billion. Adviser to Chief Minister on Finance Sardar Aslam Bezinjo presented the budget in the assembly session presided over by Speaker Raheela Hameed ...

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  • QUETTA - Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti on Tuesday rejected presence of Islamic State (IS) in Balochistan, however, the militant outfits had contacts with Lashkar-e-Jhangvi in the province. He added the IS militants were trying hard to gain a foothold in the province as like other parts ...

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  • QUETTA - Three security personnel were killed when unidentified armed assailants opened fire on a police checkpost near Chaki Shahwani on Sariab Road in Quetta on Sunday. A passerby was also wounded in attack. The assailants managed to flee after committing the crime. According to police, the armed ...

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  • QUETTA - Over 28,300 government employees were found with invalid credentials in Balochistan in an exercise spearheaded by the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra). “The credentials of 28,367 government employees could not be verified during the process of Nadra,” ...

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  • QUETTA -  The month of May has very horrible memories for the residents of Quetta as a mighty earthquake of 45-second duration reduced the city into rubbles, killing some 20,000 sons of the soil some 82 years ago on May 31, 1935. The 7.7 tremor was recorded at 3:3am on this day of May when the ...

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  • QUETTA -  A large number of mourners yesterday offered funeral prayers of martyred Deputy Superintendent of Police (Headquarters) Umar Rehman who had been shot injured by unidentified armed motorcyclists. Umar Rehman was shot injured by unidentified armed motorcyclists on Monday when he was ...

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  • Quetta -  The promises of government to facilitate citizens in Ramazan proved mere empty slogans as Sasta Bazaars set up by the district administration were seen without essential commodities on first day of Ramazan. Reports said in most of the districts people had to observe Sehri and Aftari ...

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  • Quetta - After a 22-day closure, the Friendship Gate at Pak-Afghan border in Chaman was opened Saturday afternoon on humanitarian grounds to facilitate people during the holy month of Ramazan. The crossing point was shut by Pakistan on May 5, following the attack of the Afghan border police on ...

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  • QUETTA - The Iranian border security forces yesterday fired mortar shells in Pakistani territory as a result of which a resident of Panjgur was killed. As per reports, the mortar shells fired by Iranian border security forces landed in the border areas of Panjgur district near the Pak-Iran border ...

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  • QUETTA -  The security forces yesterday arrested the mastermind of bloody carnages of Civil Hospital, Police Training Centre (PTC) and Shah Ahmed Noorani Shrine. “Saeed Ahmed Badini alias Taqwa, the architect of attacks on lawyers at Sandeman Civil Hospital Quetta on August 8, Police ...

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  • QUETTA -  More than 45,000 government employees of Balochistan have been found ghost having fake or incorrect national identity cards. Ghost employees have been traced in the province after verification of the national identity cards of all 295,000 government employees through National ...

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  • QUETTA - Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri on Wednesday claimed his province was the only unit that inked three imperative accords related to China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CEPC) during the recent visit of Premier Nawaz Sharif and others to Beijing. He went on to say India’s ...

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  • Quetta - The civil and military officials of Pakistan and Iran on Sunday visited the border area where 10 Iranian security guards were shot dead by militants and pledged to strengthen security, said Levies officials. The Pakistani delegation comprised Deputy Commissioner Mir Shyhak Baloch and Col ...

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  • Quetta - Gunmen Saturday opened fire on construction workers, killing 10 in Gwadar - the emerging port city which is expected to serve as hub of regional and transnational trade in near future. Mineral-rich Balochistan, where Gwader is located, has been plagued for decades by a separatist ...

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  • QUETTA - Defence of Human Rights Pakistan Chairperson Amina Masood Janjua yesterday claimed 650 cases of missing persons out of 2,400 had been settled while struggle for the recovery of the rest would continue. Addressing a press conference, she strongly criticised the ruling PML-N for absolutely ...

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  • QUETTA - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has temporarily suspended the voluntary return of the Afghan refugees to their home country in view of tense Pak-Afghan ties and closed border. The UNHCR Spokeswoman said the process of voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees had ...

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