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RAW agent arrested in Balochistan: Sarfraz Bugti

Advertisements QUETTA:  Security agencies have arrested an agent of India’s top secret agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) on Thursday from Balochistan, a provincial minister Sarfraz Bugti said. Advertisements Talking to media,  Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti said that agent is an active Indian serviceman of Navy. “The arrest has proved Indian …

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Salman Taseer’s son Shahbaz Taseer recovered after 5 year abduction

LAHORE: Son of slain governor Punjab Salman Taseer, Shahbaz Taseer recovered after almost 5 years of abduction, private media reported.  According to reports, Shahbaz Taseer has been recovered from Kuchalak area of Balochistan after successful operation conducted by Police and Law and Enforcement agencies. Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) army …

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Pervez Musharraf acquits by ATC over Bugti Murder case

QUETTA: An Anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Quetta on Monday acquitted ex president General Pervez Musharraf in a case related to the murder of Baloch leader Nawab Akbar Bugti. ATC judge Jan Mohammad Gauhar in a short order has , along with former president, also acquitted former federal interior minister Aftab …

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PM Nawaz to head committee on CPEC, western route to complete in next 2.5 years

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday headed a consultative meeting on China Paksitan Economic Corridor (CPEC), it was decided in the meeting that a committee will be formed to oversee CPEC’s implementation. Western route, on which political parties from Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa and Balochistan were raising their concerns, will be …

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Atleast 15 killed, 10 wounded in blast near polio office in Quetta

Quetta: Atleast 15 killed, 10 wounded in a blast near polio campaign center in Quetta on Wednesday morning. A local police official told AFP,“There are 15 dead, including 12 police, one paramilitary, and two civilians.” After the incident, Balochistan Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti said that the personnel of law enforcement …

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Holiday country wide over APS Attack 1st anniversary: Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan announces holiday

To commemorate the day and to pay tribute to the martyrs of APS attack, all the provincial governments, Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government have announced holiday on 16 December (tomorrow), which will be marking the 1st anniversary of the tragic APS Attack. Here it should also be mentioned …

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Sanaullah Zehri appointed new CM of Balochistan

QUETTA: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) head in the Balochistan province, Sardar Sanaullha Zehri, has been designated as the new chief minister of the province. The move has been made after a three-party coalition – PML-N, National Party (NP) and Pashhtunkhwa Mili Awami Party (PkMAP) – which sined the Murree Pact …

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Jaffar Express derails in Bolan killing 13, leaving 100 injured

13 passengers are reportedly blown off while more than 100 sustained injuries as a result of Jaffar Express’s derailing in Ab-e-Gum are of the Bolan district on early Tuesday. Driver of the train and his assistant were also among the dead ones. Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique has …

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Nine-year exile to end soon: Brahumdagh Bugti hints in interview

Self-exiled Baloch Republican Army (BRA) leader Brahumdagh Bugti has met Abdul Malik Baloch, Balochistan Chief Minister in Geneva and is likely to come back Pakistan within months, media reports. Speaking to BBC on Tuesday, Bugti said that he has talked on Balochistan issue with the provincial chief minister but said …

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Sardar Yar Muhammad Rind formally joins PTI

Former Member of National Assembly Sardar Yar Muhammad Rind has announced on Friday to join Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Sardar Yar Muhammad Rind joins Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf #PTI pic.twitter.com/uo2ZN2VYHZ — PTI (@PTIofficial) October 16, 2015 The former minister had been in Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) as well as Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), …

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How India (RAW) supplying weapons in Balochistan to destabilise Pakistan, Afghanistan: Report

A report handed over to the secretary general of United Nations by Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz reveals which routes India is using to supply arms in Balochistan. The report claims India is supplying heaps of explosives in Balochistan from three routes via Arabian Sea. It …

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Balochistan to grow, will be secured to the core: Nisar

QUETTA: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said that every nook and corner of Balochistan would be provided utmost security and vowed to work for the development of the province. Mr Nisar said that the security of the country was lined to the state of peace and stability in Balochistan. …

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Bugti claims that BLF chief reportedly killed in Awaran operation

QUETTA: Balochistan Home Minister Sarfraz Bugti informed on Tuesday that the chief of Balochistan Liberation Front (BLF) Dr Allah Nazar is reportedly killed in an operation in Awaran district of Balochistan. “According to intelligence reports, BLF chief Dr Allah Nazar has been killed in an operation in Awaran,” Bugti said, …

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Security forces hamper terror plans in Balochistan, KP

ISLAMABAD: Security Forces have detained a suspected terrorist designing to attack in Quetta on Defence Day. Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement that the suspected was arrested from Quetta after intelligence seized him in an operation. The statement also says that remote-controlled improvised explosive device (IED) was also …

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