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Radd-ul-Fasaad: Two held, explosives recovered in Balochistan raids.

Intelligence-based operations carried out in Dera Bugti, Uch, Gulistan and Dera Murad Jamali: ISPR The post Radd-ul-Fasaad: Two held, explosives recovered in Balochistan raids appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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IBOs conducted in Balochistan, two terrorists arrested.

RAWALPINDI: Security forces conducted intelligence-based operations in Balochistan and arrested two terrorists belonging to banned organisations, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations . The IBOs were conducted in the areas of Dera Bugti, Uch, Gulistan and Dera Murad Jamali. Forces recovered ...

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Pakistan’s solar homeowners get green light to sell power to national grid.

A solar-powered floodlight along the border with Afghanistan in North Waziristan, Pakistan - REUTERSLAHORE: Pakistan has approved rules allowing owners of solar panels across the country to sell power they create to the country’s energy grid, and moved to convert tens of thousands of water pumps in southwestern ...

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Reservations regarding CPEC echo in Senate.

Benefits for Balochistan? Transparency sought Senators on Friday presented a motion in the Upper House expressing concerns that Pakistan appears to be getting the short end of the stick in Free-Trade Agreements struck up with Beijing as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project.Senator Mian Atiq presented a ...

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Beware of Chinese, banned Baloch leader Mehran Marri tells Pak.

, Nov 24 : UK-based Baloch nationalist leader Mehran Marri has warned the Pakistan establishment not to trust China, especially when it comes to the latter's ongoing involvement in the USD 60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects.Speaking to the Asia Times, Marri, who was denied political asylum by Switzerland ...

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COAS visits Southern Command, discusses Khush Hal Balochistan initiative.

QUETTA: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday chaired a high-level meeting in Quetta to launch ‘Khushhal Balochistan’ initiative for development of the province.General Bajwa visited the Headquarters of the Southern Command in Quetta on Thursday in connection with the execution of ‘Khush ...

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COAS visits Southern Command, discusses Khush Hal Balochistan initiative.

COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited the Headquarters of the Southern Command in Quetta on Thursday in connection with the execution of Khush Hal Balochistan initiative. Photo: ISPR QUETTA: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday chaired a high-level meeting in Quetta to launch ‘Khushhal ...

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COAS chairs meeting to launch ‘Khushhal Balochistan’ initiative.

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa/File photo QUETTA: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday chaired a high-level meeting in Quetta to launch ‘Khushhal Balochistan’ initiative for development of the province. Director General Inter-Services Public Relations Major General Asif ...

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COAS launches 'Khushhal Balochistan' project in Quetta.

Prior to launch, a high level meeting concerning developmental project was held at Southern Command Headquarter The post COAS launches 'Khushhal Balochistan' project in Quetta appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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PM Abbasi wants timely completion of CPEC projects for Gwadar.

GWADAR / QUETTA: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has directed the authorities concerned to complete all development projects initiated under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor for Gwadar in time to ensure that a fully functional Gwadar port emerges as a major trade hub on the world map. Speaking after performing the ...

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Press in Balochistan.

Following the atrocious human-rights situation in Balochistan, anti-state elements have now targeted the media The post Press in Balochistan appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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CPEC posing a regional threat, says Baloch activist

, Nov.22 : The multi-billion dollar China Pakistan Economic Corridor not only poses a threat to any community, but to the entire region, says Ali Akbar Mengal, a Baloch activist.Beijing believes this economic corridor is important link to its larger Silk Road Initiative to enhance economic cooperation between Asia and ...

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Like Baloch rebels, Karachiites too deserve a 'second chance': Mustafa Kamal

Says his visit to Balochistan has been 'positive' The post Like Baloch rebels, Karachiites too deserve a 'second chance': Mustafa Kamal appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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16 foreigners recovered in operation by security forces in Turbat

Security forces conducted an intelligence-based operation at a terrorist hideout in Balochistan's Turbat tehsil on Tuesday, recovering 18 hostages, most of whom are foreigners. According to a press release issued by Inter-Services Public Relations , at least 18 hostages — including two Pakistanis and 16 foreigners were ...

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Sindh, Balochistan governments fail to satisfy citizens: survey

KARACHI: A large majority of Pakistanis are dissatisfied with the performance of the Pakistan People's Party -led Sindh government and Balochistan provincial government led by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz .This was revealed in the results of the nationwide Jang Geo News Poll conducted last month in collaboration with ...

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Majority of Pakistanis approve of Punjab, KP govt performance: survey

KARACHI: The Pakistani population has given its stamp of approval to the Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governments, but appears largely dissatisfied with the performance of the Sindh and Balochistan provincial governments.However, public opinion appears to be split over whether the performance of the federal government has ...

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Sindh, Balochistan governments fail to satisfy citizens: survey

KARACHI: A large majority of Pakistanis are dissatisfied with the performance of the Pakistan People's Party led Sindh government and Balochistan provincial government led by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz .This was revealed in the results of the nationwide Jang Geo News Poll conducted last month in collaboration with ...

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Pakistan rights group warns of shrinking press freedom in Balochistan

HRCP calls on all sides to desist from activities that directly threaten journalists, newspaper employees and hawkers The post Pakistan rights group warns of shrinking press freedom in Balochistan appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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Security forces recover 16 foreign hostages in Balochistan operation

RAWALPINDI: Security forces on Tuesday rescued 18 hostages, two Pakistanis and 16 foreigners, after conducting an intelligence-based operation in Balochistan , said a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations .The IBO was conducted in the Tump area of Turbat district and the foreign hostages recovered include ...

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Security personnel martyred in exchange of fire with suspected terrorists in Turbat

A security personnel was martyred and three others were injured in an exchange of fire with suspected terrorists in Balochistan's Turbat area on Tuesday.The deceased's identity has yet to be verified. According to security sources, two suspects were also killed in the incident in Turbat's Buleda area.A search operation is ...

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FIA arrests eight suspected human traffickers from Gujrat, Gujranwala

The Federal Investigation Agency on Tuesday arrested eight suspected human traffickers from Gujranwala and Gujrat as part of a crackdown against trafficking that began following the recovery of the bullet-riddled bodies in Balochistan's Turbat last week. The bodies of 20 victims were found in Turbat in two separate ...

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FIA busts 'major' human smuggling group linked to Turbat incident

The FIA recovered 142 Pakistan passports, latest electronic machines and various other documents from the suspectsGUJRANWALA: The Federal Investigation Agency arrested on Tuesday seven people in the city’s Sadoke area suspected to be involved in smuggling of people whose bullet-riddled bodies were found in Turbat last ...

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Pakistan arrests 16 foreigners for illegal border crossing

Islamabad, Nov 21 Sixteen foreigners were arrested in Pakistan's Balochistan province for illegally trying to cross the country's border into Iran, authorities said on Tuesday.The foreigners -- 15 Nigerians and one Yemeni national -- were en route to Europe via Iran, but were arrested on Monday night on a tip-off, reports ...

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Foreigners among 18 held in Turbat for trying to cross border illegally

QUETTA: At least 18 people — including 16 foreigners being sent illegally to Europe — were recovered late Monday night following an operation in the Radbeen area near Turbat, security forces sources revealed.Of the recovered foreigners, 15 belong to Nigeria, while one hails from Yemen, the sources stated, adding ...

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11th polio drive of 2017 kicks off in Balochistan

Polio drops being administered to a child. Photo: File QUETTA: The 11th polio drive for 2017 in Balochistan has kicked off, under which not only will the children be immunised against the crippling virus but will also be administered Vitamin A drops to make them physically strong. According to details provided by ...

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Ace boxer Waseem might quit representing Pakistan due to lack of funds, support

The unbeaten World Boxing Council Silver Flyweight Champion, Pakistan's Muhammad Waseem, has expressed disappointment again over the lack of funds and support, and said he is thinking of accepting offers from other countries and play for them.The country's ace boxer announced his decision through a video message on Monday, ...

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Pakistan, China teams present aerobatic show in Quetta

PAF and PLAAF aircraft present scintillating aerial display; PAF hosts the mesmerising show The post Pakistan, China teams present aerobatic show in Quetta appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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MQM will remain its founder's party: Mustafa Kamal

QUETTA: Pak Sarzameen Party Chief Mustafa Kamal said on Monday that Muttahida Qaumi Movement belonged to its founder and will continue to be his party.Addressing a PSP workers' convention in Quetta, Kamal said MQM-Pakistan uses the name of the Muhajir community for its "foul politics," adding that he stands firm on what he ...

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Ace boxer Waseem might quit representing Pakistan due to lack of funds, support

The unbeaten World Boxing Council's Silver Flyweight Champion, Pakistan's Muhammad Waseem, expressed disappointment again over the lack of funds and support, and said he was thinking of accepting offers from other countries and play for them.The country's ace boxer announced his decision through a video message on Monday, ...

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MQM will remain its founder's party: Mustafa Kamal

PSP chief Mustafa Kamal addresses a workers' convention in Quetta. — Geo NewsQUETTA: Pak Sarzameen Party Chief Mustafa Kamal said on Monday that Muttahida Qaumi Movement belonged to its founder and will continue to be his party.Addressing a PSP workers' convention in Quetta, Kamal said MQM-Pakistan uses the name of the ...

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Turbat killings: FIA arrests suspected human smuggler from Gujrat

Sohail Shakeel, the suspect arrested in connecting with human smuggling. Photo: Geo NewsLAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency arrested an alleged human smuggler from Gujrat on Monday in connection with the Turbat massacre of twenty people.On November 15, fifteen bodies were found in Buleda area of Turbat tehsil in ...

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Pak-China teams perform aerobatic show in Quetta

QUETTA: A joint airshow by the Pakistan Air Force and the People's Liberation Army Air Force was held on Monday in Quetta.The airshow was conducted to mark the warm relations between the two neighboring countries in light of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor . PAF’s JF-17 and PLAAF's J-10 displayed aerobic skills to ...

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Turbat massacre: FIA arrests trafficker, accomplice from Quetta

Sohail Shakeel, Sadiq confess to luring the men into illegally sending them to Europe The post Turbat massacre: FIA arrests trafficker, accomplice from Quetta appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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Pakistan cannot hinder campaign against war crimes: WBO

The World Baloch Organisation said the attempts made by Pakistan and London governments to thwart the ongoing #FreeBalochistan campaign will not affect it."Despite attempts by the Pakistan Government and Transport for London to censor our advertising campaign, the billboard advertising campaign is going ahead on roadsides ...

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Three-day drive to begin in Balochistan, K-P and FATA

Arrangements have been made to provide security to the teams The post Three-day drive to begin in Balochistan, K-P and FATA appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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CJP takes suo motu notice of Turbat killings

Bodies of 20 people hailing from different districts of Punjab were found in different areas of Balochistan The post CJP takes suo motu notice of Turbat killings appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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Balochistan set to administer polio drops to 2.4 million children

The three-day campaign will begin on Monday The post Balochistan set to administer polio drops to 2.4 million children appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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FIA arrests 'human smuggler' linked to Turbat massacre

QUETTA/GUJRANWALA: The Federal Investigation Agency arrested a "human smuggler" linked with the Turbat massacre of 15 people, from Quetta on Sunday, FIA officials told Geo News.On November 15, fifteen bodies were found in Buleda area of Turbat tehsil in Kech district of Balochistan. The bodies bore bullet wounds and were of ...

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Public toilet plans go down the drain in Quetta

QUETTA: As World Toilet Day is marked across the globe to raise awareness regarding sanitation, people in Quetta have been denied of the facility of public toilets.On one hand, the abysmal conditions of the public toilets discourage people from using them while the land allocated for public toilets in Quetta has been ...

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CJP takes suo motu notice of Turbat killings, seeks report in three days

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has taken a suo motu notice of the Turbat incident in which 20 bodies were recovered over a span of four days.The chief justice on Sunday sought detailed reports within three days from the director general of Federal Investigation Agency and the inspector general of ...

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LEAs launch search operation in Quetta's Pashtunabad

In a media briefing, FC Sector Commander Brigadier Tassawur and DIG Razzaq Cheema expanded upon operations being conducted in the city. Photo: Geo News QUETTA: Police and Frontier Corps are conducting an operation with the help of locals and notables to ensure zero terrorist presence in the city’s Pashtunabad area, ...

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CJP takes suo motu notice of Turbat killings, seeks report in three days

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has taken a suo motu notice of the Turbat incident in which 20 bodies were recovered over a span of around four days.The chief justice on Sunday sought detailed reports within three days from the director general of Federal Investigation Agency and the inspector ...

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Bodies of five men found in Turbat sent to their hometown

The deceased, all friends, had told their families they were planning to cross into Europe. Photo: Geo News  KARACHI: The five bullet-riddled bodies, found in Turbat, reached Lahore Sunday, from where they were transported to the deceased's native areas in Gujrat later in the day.According to a spokesperson of Edhi ...

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Security forces conduct 'sanitisation' operation in Quetta

A joint task force of various security and intelligence officials is conducting a 'sanitisation' operation in Quetta days after superintendent police Muhammad Ilyas and three members of his family were gunned down in the city's Nawan Killi area.Frontier Corps Sector Commander Tasawar Sattar briefed the press on the ongoing ...

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Chief justice takes suo motu notice of 20 bullet-riddled bodies found in Balochistan

Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday took suo motu notice of media reports regarding the killing of 20 people in Balochistan whose bullet-riddled bodies were found in areas of Turbat and Buleda over the last five days.A press release issued by the Supreme Court noted that the men who lost their lives were ...

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After bullet-riddled bodies found, operation against militants launched in Quetta

About 277 police and 799 FC personnel, including women officials, are taking taking part in the day-long hunt The post After bullet-riddled bodies found, operation against militants launched in Quetta appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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Balochistan killings

The government seems helpless in tackling the situation in Balochistan province The post Balochistan killings appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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Balochistan's uplift priority for the government: Iqbal

QUETTA: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said that fast socio-economic development of the people of Balochistan is the top priority of the PML-N government.Speaking at the fifth Annual Parents Day of Military College Sui, Dera Bugti, on Saturday, he termed his presence at the ceremony despite a difficult situation back in ...

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Nawaz Sharif to address PML-N rally in Abbottabad today

A view of the site of the rally. Photo: Geo News ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will address a public gathering of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz in Abbottabad today. Sharif, who was in Lahore, reached Islamabad earlier from where he departed for Murree. He will then rest at his house in Murree and ...

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Bodies of five men found in Turbat sent for their hometown

The deceased, all friends, had told their families they were planning to cross into Europe. Photo: Geo News  KARACHI: The five bullet-riddled bodies, found a day earlier in Turbat, were sent on Sunday from Karachi to the deceased persons’ native areas in Gujrat.According to a spokesperson of Edhi Foundation, the ...

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