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Balochistan situation has deteriorated, says BNP-M

Dr Jamaldini regretted that during the nine months of the PML-N govt, no change has been witnessed in the province.

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The face of impunity in Balochistan – I

The recent abduction and subsequent grim outcome have exacerbated the fear that pervades the area.

Building Balochistan: Challenges and triumphs for Pakistan Navy

There are long straight roads and where there isn't arid land, there is the sea. A half-buried stone or rock...

Two more gunned down in Quetta targeted killing

Imran Qureshi, the SP Sariab Road said the victims belonged to Punjab and were working in the area for a long time.

Four killed for ‘honour’

Two men and two women were shot dead in the name of honour in Bolan and Jaffarabad districts.

Schedule for second phase of LG polls in Balochistan

The first phase of LG polls in Balochistan took place on Dec 7 and by-elections were held on Jan 19.

Afghan border forces kill two Pakistani shepherds

The shepherds had mistakenly crossed into the Afghan side of the border area, in pursuit of their camels and livestock.

Wait for law over but measures to curb poaching awaited

With poaching continuing, the measures to implement the law are yet to be seen.

Separatist movement funded by India: Zehri

Zehri has expressed fear that a ‘superpower’ may also extend financial support to it if Gwadar port is made operational.

Two bodies found in Mand

The bodies, recovered from different places, were taken to a hospital for autopsy and were later handed to the families.

Balochistan regularises services of over 7,000 lady health workers

The govt was aware of the difficulties faced by lady health workers and recognised their efforts, says Saleh Baloch.

Two Shia Hazaras gunned down in Quetta

A police officer said the deceased were singled out from a passenger bus and fired upon from a very close range.

SC says verdict not to affect Balochistan polls

SC said the verdict was prospective in nature and won't, in any manner, affect the validity of Balochistan’s elections.

Use of force to be last option in Balochistan: Mamnoon

The president stated that the government was striving to pave the way for dialogue with disgruntled Baloch leaders.

Sibi train blast death toll reaches 16

At least 16 people were killed and more than 40 injured as an explosion struck a train at Sibi railway station.

Govt urged to seek release of ANP leader from Taliban

A delegation comprising leaders of different political and religious parties will take up the issue with the President.

FC kill 30 suspected militants in Balochistan, officials claim

At least ten FC personnel were also wounded during the operations conducted in Kalat and Khuzdar districts.

Musharraf ordered to appear in court for Bugti murder hearing

The court directed the former military dictator to appear before it on April 21 otherwise his bail would be cancelled.

Mengal slams govt over Taliban talks, Baloch alienation

The BNP-M chief warned that his party would resign from treasury benches in case violence persisted in Balochistan.

Blast injures four in Jaffarabad

Four people were injured when militants hurled a hand grenade at a shop in Balochistan's Jaffarabad district.

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