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  • TQUETTA - In order to address the drinking water issue in far-flung areas of district Nushki, Azat Foundation (AF) Balochistan in collaboration with USAID’s Small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund Program (SGAFP) has launched a project installing solar pumps.People in remote areas of Nushki ...

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  • TQUETTA - In its forthcoming budget for FY2014-2015, Balochistan must introduce structural changes in developmental planning and resource allocation with increased focus on communication infrastructures, education, health and water management — incrementally transforming Balochistan from a ...

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  • TQUETTA - As many as seven people were wounded in a hand grenade attack in Usta Muhammad area of Jaffarabad district on Saturday. Unidentified armed men riding motorcyclists hurled a hand grenade at a shop and escaped from the scene immediately. Resultantly, seven people sustained injuries when the ...

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  • T QUETTA - Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch said, “Until and unless we strictly abide by the laws, we would not make progress in any field.” He said, “We need to obey and respect the traffic rules and should bring a change in our attitudes."He expressed these ...

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  • TQUETTA  - Chief Minister Balochistan Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has said that coalition government was committed to bring a tangible change in agri-sector as it was the main stay of economy of the province."Government would utilise all funds transparently for the development of all sectors in ...

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  • TQUETTA - History repeats itself, they say. And it seems true for the Hazara Shias of Quetta who are again on city’s Alamdar Road for a protest cum mourning following Tuesday’s bombing of a bus bringing pilgrims back from neighbouring Iran. The attack in Dringar area of Mastung district ...

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  • TQUETTA- Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch said that the coalition government would resolve all issues through mutual consultation and understanding.He expressed these views while talking to a PML-N delegation led by its provincial general secretary Naseebullah Bazai, here on Monday. ...

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  • TQUETTA - Quetta and other parts of Balochistan are in the grip of severe cold as the temperature dropped to record minus 13 degree centigrade here on Monday.According to metrological department officials, Har Bohi area of Kalat district, some 160 kilometres southeast of Quetta was the coldest ...

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  • TQUETTA  - More than 11 political parties in Balochistan have decided to stage a sit-in outside Parliament House on January 12 next year in protest over the kidnapping of a senior leader of Awami National Party and growing incidents of kidnapping for ransom in the province.Representatives of ...

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  • TQUETTA - Climatic change and long drought not only dashed the dreams of Dad Muhammad but also inflicted an irreparable financial losses on him when his lush green apple garden starching over 80-acres, in Dasht area of Mastung district of Balochistan, dried before his very eyes.Dad Muhammad, 75, a ...

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  • TQUETTA - Poverty Eradication Initiative would spend Rs2 billon for the improvement and development of education and health sectors in Balochistan.At a briefing to Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch here on Monday, PEI chief executive Shahid Yousaf said that PEI is a welfare ...

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  • TQUETTA - Quetta, capital of Balochistan, Pakistan’s largest province, was famous for its chilly weather, natural beauty and lofty mountains covered with blankets of snow.Situated at an altitude of 5,500 feet (1,675m) above sea level and stretching over an area of 2653- km, Quetta has become a ...

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  • TQUETTA - Chief Minister, Dr Abdul Malik Baloch said that Balochistan is facing fifth insurgency now-a-days and the previous four were countered through dialogues process. “The 18th Amendment is a healthy development in the past 63 years and the Centre would become stronger after devolution of ...

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  • TQUETTA - Some unknown assailants ambushed two Nato containers in Dhadar Sunday; however, no loss of life was reported in the incident.  According to Balochistan Levies officials, two Nato containers were on their way to Afghanistan from Karachi when a group of assailants on motorbikes opened ...

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  • TQUETTA - Party-based local government (LG) elections were in 29 of 32 districts of Balochistan on Saturday, with independent candidates leading the polls while ruling parties –NP, PkMAP and PML-N – are the highest scorers among the political parties.According to unofficial results of ...

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  • TQUETTA - About 3.2 million voters would use their franchise right in local government elections in Balochistan province today (Saturday), with 18,000 contestants vying for councils, union councils, urban and rural wards. According to officials, as many as 11,847 polling booths have been ...

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  • TQUETTA - In compliance with the orders of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, local government polls will be held in Balochistan on December 7, and preparations in this connection are in full swing.Over 20,000 candidates from major political parties have filed their nomination papers for 7,189 seats of ...

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  • TQUETTA -  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has appealed to Baloch militants to lay down arms and play a constructive role for the prosperity of the country, during his visit to quake-ravaged Awaran district of the restive province on Friday.Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch, along ...

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  • TQuetta - Life remained paralysed in various towns of Balochistan on Friday due to the shutter-down and wheel- jam strike called by the Baloch Republican Party.The BRP had given strike call to condemn the killing of , BRP leader Naseer Baloch’s son Waqar Naseer Baloch who was shot dead a ...

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  • TQUETTA - The Society for Empowering Human Resource’s 3-month signature campaign revealed that 47 per cent of children do not have access to education and one million children have never attended any school in Balochistan.At the concluding session of the campaign, the SEHR organisation ...

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  • TQUETTA - Criticising the Balochistan government, opposition leader Maulana Abdul Wasay said that Chief Minister Dr Abdul Maalik Baloch is trying to escape from his responsibilities by accepting his failure to address the issue of missing persons.At a news conference here Monday, he said the ...

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  • TQUETTA - A 3-day Aman Mela and Quetta-Ziarat Peace Cycle Rally concluded with the stress laid on making deliberate and collaborative efforts to restore peace in the province.The Taraqi Foundation in collaboration with different other welfare organisations organised the festival and rally. While ...

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  • TQUETTA - Unidentified armed men on Wednesday kidnapped former Awami National Party (ANP) Balochistan Chapter President Arbab Abduz Zahir Kasi at gunpoint in broad daylight from the centre of the city.According to police, the ANP leader was on his way along with his driver when the armed men ...

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  • TQUETTA - A blast hit Jaffar Express near Dera Murad Jamali town of Balochistan on Monday, killing seven passengers and injuring at least 16 others besides damaging three coaches.The device, apparently planted on the railway track, exploded when the train approached a station in Naseerabad ...

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  • TQUETTA - Once again offering talks to Baloch separatists and militant religious groups, Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has said the provincial government wanted peace in the province.The chief minister made this offer while talking to media after meeting Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami ...

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  • TQUETTA - Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has said that he had no evidence of Indian involvement in Balochistan. However, he added that the federal government and federal agencies have such evidence. He said that the law and order situation had improved in Quetta, therefore 50 per ...

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  • TQUETTA - The long running issue of formation of provincial cabinet was finally resolved on Monday when eleven members of Balochistan Assembly took oath as provincial ministers to provide a reasonable strength to the ridiculously under-sized 3-member body.Balochistan Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai ...

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  • TQUETTA  - In order to effectively combat growing incidents of violence and terrorism in Balochistan, the federal government has provided the provincial police with 3,000 machine guns and other small weapons. According to sources, the federal authorities on Sunday handed over 3,000 machine guns ...

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  • TQUETTA - Balochistan Planning and Development Additional Chief Secretary Aslam Shahkir Baloch has said that illegal cutting of forests and hunting of wildlife started showing its impact.He stated this while presiding over a meeting of newly-started projects on Forest Department and Wildlife, here ...

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  • TQUETTA - Balochistan, which constitutes 44 per cent of Pakistan’s land mass and contains some of the country’s richest natural resources, has a dangerously high rate of malnutrition among children under age 5 (52.2 per cent) as compared to 43.7 per cent of the national average.This was ...

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