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Journalists make human-chain to mourn killings of colleagues

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QUETTA: Journalists made a human-chain outside Balochistan High Court and Balochistan Assembly to mourn the killing of their colleagues on Monday evening. The media representatives were carrying placards and banners inscribed with slogans demanding the arrest of perpetrators of journalists’ killings in Balochistan, Pakistan’s southwestern province. Last month, armed men had barged into the Online […]

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MPAs seek calamity-hit status for rain-hit areas

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QUETTA: Members of the Balochistan Assembly from treasury and opposition benches called upon the government on Saturday to declare the parts of the province recently battered by heavy rains and flooding as calamity-hit areas, saying the rainfall had caused heavy losses. Speaking on the issue during a session of the assembly, Chief Minister Dr Abdul […]

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Balochistan Assembly passes resolution to condemn attack on Hamid Mir

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QUETTA: In the first sitting of its 9th session, the Balochistan Assembly Tuesday unanimously adopted a resolution condemning targeted attacks on working journalists across the country and demanding the arrest of perpetrators of such crimes. Chief Minister Dr Malik informed the lawmakers about his visit to the hospital to enquire after Geo News senior anchorperson […]

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Logged off: Website of Balochistan Assembly suspended

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By: Azam Khan ISLAMABAD: The Balochistan Assembly has ignominiously disappeared from cyberspace after it failed to clear the dues of the company that manages its website. The provincial assembly has not made any payments to its web service provider for the last four months. Now when one clicks on the website, instead of information on […]

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Probe commission on journalists’ killing

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QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has announced that a judicial commission will be set up to investigate the killing of journalists in the province over the past four years. He also announced payment of compensation to the families of the slain journalists. More than 30 journalists have been killed in Quetta, Khuzdar, […]

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