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QUETTA: Where Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has vowed to complete all developmental projects in Quetta within the limited time his ... Baloch said, “Quetta is trying to control the worsening traffic problems for the past many years as the population of the city is growing day by day.”.
Sharing details, Malik said, “There will be many women voters during 2018 elections in Balochistan as a large number of new women voters have been ... After the addition of new voters from various cities of Balochistan, the ECP has shared the complete details of voters in the province, he added.

Karachi, April 15: At least two people were killed and five others wounded when unidentified men opened fire on worshippers exiting a church after the Sunday service in Quetta, media reports said today. The bike-borne assailants today targeted the church in Essa Nagri area of the city, Express Tribune ...
QUETTA: At least two people were killed and five others injured after the Christian community came under yet another attack in the Balochistan capital on Sunday. ... men, riding a motorcycle opened fire on people exiting a church after attending the Sunday service in Essa Nagri neighbourhood of the city.
Gen Sir Nicholas Patrick Carter, Chief of General Staff (CGS) of the UK Army, on Friday visited Balochistan's Girdi Jungle and Brabchah areas during a two-day official ... Girdi Jungle, a small village before 1979, has swelled into a town of around 60,000 inhabitants, a majority of whom are Afghan refugees.
President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday said it was his earnest desire to see Balochistan more developed than the other provinces and he was sure that its ... President Mamnoon said there was a need to develop new cities in Balochistan with the purpose to provide maximum facilities to the people.

Four members of a Christian family were gunned down in Balochistan on Monday, police said, in the latest attack on the minority community. The family was traveling in a rickshaw when armed men on a motorcycle intercepted them and opened fire in Quetta city, the capital of Balochistan. A woman was ...
ISLAMABAD: Overseas Pakistani Baloch Unity (OPBU) founder Dr Jumma Khan Marri has vowed to bring back innocent and misguided people of Balochistan to the mainstream in ... He gave a call to Baloch brothers from Kohlu (his home town) to support him in his mission of peace, unity and brotherhood.
Four members of a Christian family were gunned down in Balochistan on Monday, police said, in the latest attack on the minority community. The family was traveling in a rickshaw when armed men on a motorcycle intercepted them and opened fire in Quetta city, the capital of Balochistan. A woman was ...
The organization was launched to confront and expose so-called Baloch independence movement across the world. In this regard an event was organized in Moscow, Dr Jumma Khan Marri along with his supporters to launch their organization 'OPBU' under the slogan of 'United We Stand, Divided We ...
QUETTA – At least four people have been killed in an attack targeting Christians in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, officials say, the latest violence to target members of the minority in the South Asian country. The four men, all members of the same Christian family, were shot to death outside a ...
All the victims, including the rickshaw driver, were members of the local Christian community, police officer Muhammad Anwar told CNN. The terror group has claimed responsibility but so far has not offered evidence of its involvement. The city has seen a rise in attacks by militants including ISIS-affiliated ...
It is undeniable fact the city which is provincial capital and rest of the province cannot be counted separate. If such thing is justified, can we say: 'Lahore & Punjab', 'Quetta & Balochistan', 'Peshawar & KP', 'Islamabad & Pakistan'? I appeal to the media please do not write “Karachi & Sindh” in future.
Three members of the national assembly from Balochistan have decided to leave the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz after remarks by the Prime ... during the inauguration ceremony of a Cardiology Centre at District Headquarters Hospital in Sargodha and two high pressure gas pipelines for Sargodha city.
He gave a call to Baloch brothers from Kohlu (his home town) to support him in his mission of peace, unity and brotherhood. Dr Juma Marri also announced the names of other office holders of OPBU Russian chapter, which was as under :- Chief Coordinator , Shahnawaz Baloch, Coordinator KPK - Baloch ...
QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has said that the provincial government is forced to take loan for the development of Gwadar Port City as the federal government has yet to release the promised Rs1 billion for the project. “Neglecting Balochistan is tantamount to neglecting ...
Two major national highways N-55, Indus Highway and N-70 (Multan-Qilla Saifullah), as well as four provincial highways, pass through the city, creating an enormous burden on city roads. ... The entire commercial traffic from Balochistan travels through N-70 to reach various destinations in Punjab.

Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan had to face humiliation following a brawl between two rival groups of the party during a rally in Quetta on Thursday. Speaking to the media in Quetta, Khan ridiculed Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Haqqan Abbasi for defending a plunderer [Nawaz] who ...
“The people of Balochistan take the PM's statement as a challenge,” one of the protesters remarked, urging political parties to launch a no-trust motion against the prime minister. Protests against the PM's speech allegedly disgracing senate chairman continued for a second day in Balochistan's capital city.
The village was named 'Bilochpura' and these ethnic Balochis have since called India home. In 1857, during India's First War of Independence, the men and women of Bilochpura once again rallied under the Mughal banner. Allah Diya Khan, a resident of this village, rose to become an advisor to the last ...
Bilochpura, a sleepy village in UP's Baghpat district has found itself on the map of the Balochistan Freedom Movement. After a speech by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in August 2016, an RSS affiliate organisation, the Hind Baloch Forum is galvanising Baloch youth in a call to action, staging ...
Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Quddus Bizenjo, in a video message, congratulated the people of the country on Pakistan Day. ... A rally called 'Long Live Pakistan' (Pakistan Zindabad Rally) was held in Kuchlak city where a large number of citizens marched on the streets chanting full-throated patriotic ...
Entry of trucks and other heavy traffic into the capital will also be banned from midnight to 2pm on Friday. 5-3511 Nation marks Pakistan Day with military parade, gun salute. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena guest of honour. bahria-town-14-2-2-2-2 Bahria Town to host Pakistan Day celebrations.
According to the Quetta Water and Sanitation Authority (QWASA), the city has a daily demand of 50 million gallons of water. However, the authority is only able to supply 30 million gallons of water leaving a shortage of 20 million gallons of water daily. The authority has installed around 417 tube wells in the ...
In December 2017, I paid a visit to the Kech District in Balochistan, during which I had a very stimulating interaction with members of the community organisations formed by the National Rural Support Programme (NRSP). However, the biggest surprise for me undeniably was to see the social mobilisation of ...
After a dramatic fourth quarter-final, District Football Association (DFA) Chaman completed the line-up for the semi-finals of the Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) Balochistan Football Cup 2018. Quetta City, Dukki, DFA Gwadar and DFA Chaman have successfully made it to the semi-finals of the 38-team ...
In a rare hostility on Iran-Pakistan border, Iranian forces have fired about half a dozen mortar shells into Pakistani territory near the Panjgur in Balochistan province on Saturday. No casualty is reported yet. Pakistan's leading newspaper Dawn quoted official sources saying that the shells were fired by ...
Nevertheless, while such problems are a fact of life for the majority of the people of Balochistan, our mainstream media have never had the resources or the incentive to give these issues the coverage they deserve. What has recently brought Balochistan into the limelight, however, has been the election of a ...
Pakistani authorities say seven people have been killed by a powerful blast at the home of a Taliban-linked cleric in the remote town of Qillah Saifullah, near the Afghan border. Deputy commissioner Shafqat Shahwali said on March 16 that more than 10 others, including women and children, were also ...
This year, the event will take place in six cities including Quetta, Pishin, Khuzdar, Chaman, Loralai and Noshki. Last year, the championship was held in only four cities. In the qualifying round, four teams from universities and colleges from a city will compete against each other in a knockout phase.
The Senate of Pakistan has elected its first ever Chairman from Balochistan yesterday. Mir Sadiq Sanjrani became the 8th chairman of Senate with the support of two of the biggest parties of Pakistan: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan People's Party (PPP). Pakistan's legislature is bicameral, ...
The BRA spokesperson, Sarbaz Baloch, said that commander Jameel aka Kiyya Baloch and his four companions named Safar aka Saawad, Munir aka Younas, Raes aka Hakeem were on their way to Balochistan's coastal town of Pasni when they were ambushed by Pakistani security forces. He said ...
Speaking at a public meeting in Dalbandin's town of Chagai district, he backed PTI chief Imran Khan's support for independent senators-elect from Balochistan in election of Senate chairman. He criticised the PML-N and PPP governments and said they did nothing for the development of Balochistan.
... nominated by Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo as a candidate for the coveted position of the Senate chairman. The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) have rallied behind the nomination. Sanjrani was born on April 14, 1978 in Balochistan's Nok Kundi town ...
In an attempt to draw the world's attention towards human rights violations in Pakistan's Balochistan province, Baloch activists on Friday spoke at the 37th UN Human ... The rally was conducted throughout the city while raising awareness about the incidents of human rights violations across Balochistan.
It has been written by Kaiser Bengali, titled A Cry for Justice: Empirical Insights from Balochistan. The book painstakingly sheds extensive lights on ... People have to travel to Karachi or other cities in Pakistan to get treatment for even minor health issues. More surprisingly, the level of health facilities can be ...
Kerry nurse Jennifer Musa became a widely loved peacemaker in Balochistan, now one of the four provinces of Pakistan. She promoted ... On her death in 2008, thousands of Kalashnikov-wielding tribesmen cheered “Mummy Jennifer” as her funeral procession moved through the city. She was born ...
QUETTA: Balochistan Minister for Environment and Information Technology Prince Ahmed Ali Ahmedzai on Sunday reviewed the Quetta Safe City Project, reported a local English daily. The concerned officials informed the minister that CCTV cameras would be installed at six entry and exit points of the city ...
Lahore - Balochistan chief minister Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo witnessed the match between Pishin and Quetta City in the divisional round of Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) Balochistan Football Cup 2018 at the Taj Lala District Football Ground, Pishin. According to information made available here ...
AN Asian Development Bank (ADB)-funded project comprising six schemes is being launched in Balochistan to help bring hundreds of acres of land under irrigation in ... The project is aimed at providing more irrigation water to the existing and available command area in Kharzan and Hatachi villages.
QUETTA: After listening to the complaints of residents, Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has ordered early completion of Quetta Safe City project for controlling crime effectively. “Delay in completion of Quetta Safe City project is causing heavy losses in the shape of human lives,” the chief ...
QUETTA: The newly formed Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) has vowed to make functional their party on the ground in Balochistan and commence preparations for the next general elections. In its first news conference in the Balochistan district office of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl on Monday, MMA ...
The cabinet decided to implement the Quetta Safe City Project without further delay and exempted the project from some clauses of the Balochistan Public ... a project for improving basic infrastructure in the industrial town of Hub under the chief minister's programme for developing divisional headquarters.
KHUZDAR: Several political parties have condemned the Election Commission of Pakistan's (ECP) decision to add an area of Balochistan's NA-260 constituency to a Sindh constituency under its new delimitation. The Balochistan National Party (BNP-Mengal) called a protest in this regard in Khuzdar town ...
The Fifty one Senators elected on 3rd March took an oath earlier today in a ceremony held in Islamabad. Only the defunct finance minister Ishaq Dar was not present at the oath ceremony as he is undergoing treatment in the UK. The stage is all set to elect the new chairman and deputy chairman of the ...
This is not the first time that the city of Sarawan, Balochistan witnesses an attack on the border points of the Revolutionary Guard or the Iranian army. On January 7, 2017, an Iranian border guard was killed and three others injured in clashes with an armed Balochian group on Friday in area of Jekygor of ...
Speaking at the launch ceremony of his own book 'A Cry for Justice: Empirical Insights from Balochistan', the noted economist also advocated ... Till 2004, the residents of Gwadar and coastal towns were travelling to Karachi via a dirt track, and the trip required 2-3 days to cover, compared to seven hours ...
Dr Bengali said a large scale assets transfer has been happening rapidly from Balochistan to other parts of the country especially in Sui gas. ... Till 2004, the residents of Gwadar and coastal towns were traveling to Karachi via a dirt track, and the trip required 2-3 days to cover, compared to 7 hours currently, ...
QUETTA: Balochistan Minister for Environment and Information Technology Prince Ahmed Ali Ahmedzai on Sunday reviewed the Quetta Safe City Project, reported a local English daily. The concerned officials informed the minister that CCTV cameras would be installed at six entry and exit points of the city ...
Lahore - Balochistan chief minister Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo witnessed the match between Pishin and Quetta City in the divisional round of Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) Balochistan Football Cup 2018 at the Taj Lala District Football Ground, Pishin. According to information made available here ...


 

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