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Census activities suspended in Chaman

CHAMAN -UNS– Pakistan army contingents have left for Chaman border and Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has been alerted of the ongoing tensions. Census activities in the villages at border area were suspended after the unprovoked firing by Afghan forces. Chaman Border crossing remains closed due …

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POLICE FOIL MOB ATTEMPT TO KILL BLASPHEMY ACCUSED IN HUB

HUB -UNS : The FC and police Thursday thwarted an attempt by mob to kill a Hindu businessman after accusing him of blasphemy here. According to reports, an angry mob gathered outside a police station located and demanded of the police to hand over a …

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Four security personnel martyred in Balochistan

QUETTA -UNS : Four FC personnel were martyred in a roadside bomb attack on their convoy in Balochistan’s Kech district Sunday evening. According to ISPR, an IED exploded near FC’s patrolling convoy in Gawak area close to Turbat town of Kech district. Officials said four …

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Ex-minister Balochistan arrested in wheat corruption case

QUETTA -UNS : The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials on Wednesday arrested former food minister Balochistan, Asfandyar Kakar. According to details, the ex-minister was arrested for alleged misappropriation of Rs292 million. He was taken into custody after a local court rejected his bail. NAB has …

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‘450 small dams constructed in Balochistan’

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD: Senate Standing Committee on Planning Development and Reforms on Wednesday was informed that 450 small dams were constructed in Balochistan for enhancing water storage capacity of the province as well as to prevent flash floods in the province. The committee met …

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Chinese ships arrive for Gwadar port security

GWADAR -UNS : China has handed over two ships to Pakistan Navy for joint security along the sea route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. The Chinese officials, who reached Gwadar aboard the ships, handed the ships over to their Pakistani counterparts at a ceremony at Gwadar …

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Local journalist killed in Qalat

QUETTA : Unidentified attackers shot dead a journalist in Balochistan’s Qalat district, close to Afghan and Iranian border, police said Friday. Muhammad Jan, 37, who worked for Urdu language daily newspaper Qudrat, was shot late Thursday while on his way home on a motorcycle in …

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Pakistan’s foes want to hinder development process in Balochistan: COAS

QUETTA -UNS : Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday arrived in the city and attended a passing out parade of newly recruited Baloch personnel of the Pakistan Army. Addressing the participants of the ceremony as the chief guest at Quetta …

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Funeral prayer of martyred FC personnel offered

QUETTA: The funeral prayer of Frontier Corps Balochistan’s personnel, who were martyred yesterday, was offered in FC headquarters, Quetta on Sunday. Commander Southern Command Lt. General Aamir Riaz, The Inspector General Frontier Corps Balochistan Major General Sher Afgun and other military officials attended the funeral …

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Shah Noorani shrine attack was suicide bombing: IG FC

KHUZDAR -UNS : Inspector General Frontier Corps (FC), Major General Sher Afgan, has confirmed that Saturday’s attack on Shah Noorani shrine in Balochistan was suicide bombing. While speaking to media persons, the FC chief said head of the bomber has been recovered from the scene; …

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