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Pakistan court seeks Musharraf for Bugti killing


November 1st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) A high court in Pakistan Tuesday ordered the government to bring before it former president Pervez Musharraf and former prime minister Shaukat Aziz, two of ... Read more...

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Balochistan proposes steps to avert terror attacks


October 8th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) The Balochistan government in Pakistan seeks to introduce stringent measures to tighten security in the province.The government felt the need to propose such measures following a ... Read more...

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A true-blood Malayalee from Pakistan pushes for friendship


August 14th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) In his traditional cotton mundu and khadi kurta, 80-year-old Biyyathil Mohyuddin Kutty looks every inch a sprightly Malayalee from Kerala. The political activist who chose ... Read more...

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Gilani blames ‘foreign agencies’ for Baloch unrest


June 6th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) Pakistan has "hard evidence" that foreign agencies are involved in the unrest in Balochistan, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Gilani made the statement during ... Read more...

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God forbid fools are not sitting here: Pakistan chief justice


April 8th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) "God forbid fools are not sitting here," said Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry when the Supreme Court was informed that a company was offering to ... Read more...

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Pakistan opposes Baloch leader Brahamdagh’s plea seeking asylum in Switzerland


March 31st, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 31(ANI): Pakistan has strongly opposed a plea by Baloch separatist leader Brahamdagh Bugti for political asylum in Switzerland, it has been learnt.The Foreign Ministry has conveyed its reservations on Brahamdagh's ... Read more...

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Pak Supreme Court says ISI answerable to Balochistan Govt


March 8th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 8(ANI): Pakistan's Supreme Court has said that the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and other spy agencies of the country are answerable to the government as well as to the courts.During a ... Read more...

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Afghan transit trade through Gwadar port can boost Baloch economy: Raisani


January 3rd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Jan 3(ANI): Afghan transit trade through Gwadar port can boost economic activities in Balochistan, Chief Minister Nawab Aslam Raisani has said.Talking to reporters, Raisani said the transit trade was imperative ... Read more...

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PML-Q offers help to JUI-F in ousting Balochistan government


December 21st, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 21 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q) has offered help to the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) in ousting the Balochistan government.Talking in a TV programme, PML-Q President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain said ... Read more...

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Baloch people want direct flood relief aid, not via Islamabad: Minister


August 24th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta (Balochistan) Aug.24 (ANI): Fed up by the federal government's negligence over the plight of flood affected people in the province, Balochistan's Communication and Works Minister Mir Sadiq Umrani has urged donor ... Read more...

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It’s raining ‘ghost’ relief camps wherever Gilani goes in inundated Pakistan


August 18th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.18 (ANI): While millions of people struggle to wade through the devastating floods in Pakistan, the local administration is seen offering little help to the victims, and complaints regarding 'ghost' ... Read more...

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Pakistan flood toll reaches 1,300


August 1st, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Floods triggered by torrential rain have claimed about 1,300 lives in Pakistan so far, while over one million people have been affected across the country, officials said Sunday. Khyber ... Read more...

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US to set up consulate in Quetta soon to monitor aid, says diplomat


July 28th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, July 28(ANI): US Consul-General in Karachi, William Martin, has said that the proposed plan for setting up an American consulate in Quetta is a commitment that will be fulfilled soon.Martin said ... Read more...

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Ex-advisers say Musharraf had no role in Benazir, Nawab Bugti killings


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 3 (ANI): Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf had no role to play in the assassinations of ex-premier Benazir Bhutto and Baloch leader Nawab Akbar Bugti and no hand in ... Read more...

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Musharraf can be arrested if Balochistan Govt. requests: Malik


November 16th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Nov 16 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that if the Balochistan Government made a request for the arrest of former president Pervez Musharraf, action would be taken. ... Read more...

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Pak accepts abductors demand for UN officials safe return


March 6th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.5 (ANI): Over a month after the abduction of United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) provincial head John Solecki, Pakistan reportedly, has accepted the demands of the Balochistan Liberation ... Read more...

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Pak Senate panel admits presence of secret torture cells


November 26th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Nov 26 (ANI): Pakistan Senates Standing Committee on Interior has reportedly admitted the presence of countless hidden torture cells across the country, and called for jail reforms to shut these ... Read more...

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Desperate attempts on to cover up the burial of 5 live women in Balochistan: Paper


September 3rd, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 3 (ANI): Attempts are being made to cover up the probe into the burying alive of five women in Balochistan, even as the Tariq Khosa, who was assigned to ... Read more...

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Pak investigating agencies fail to establish Bugtis links with RAW, Afghan govt


May 24th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by admin
Quetta , May 24 (ANI): Pakistan investigating agencies have reportedly failed to establish the links of Shah Zain Bugti, the grandson of Nawab Akbar Bugti, with Indian intelligence agency RAW (Research ... Read more...

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Balochistan govt withdraws all politically motivated cases against Akhtar Mengal


April 22nd, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
Quetta, Apr 22 (ANI): The new Balochistan government has reportedly withdrawn all cases, including those of sedition, against detained former Balochistan chief minister Sardar Akhtar Mengal.But his Balochistan National Party ... Read more...

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