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  1. Workers observe 'protest day'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Nation

    Thousands of electricity/Wapda workers observed 'Protest Day' under the aegis of All Pakistan Hydro Electric Workers Union Tuesday at Quetta, Mardan, Sawat, Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Multan, Bahawalpur, Rahimyar Khan, Sukkur, Larkana, Hyderabad, DG Khan, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Lahore and other cities of the country to protest against the government policy of electricity loadshedding and rising prices of electricity.


  2. Taliban Assassins Target Pakistan's Polio VaccinatorsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | National Geographic

    Health workers write in chalk on a school gate the number of polio vaccinations they administered as part of an inoculation campaign last summer in Pakistan's restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province. This is the third of four articles on the forces that fueled polio's resurgence in the shadow of war.


  3. Hundreds of Pakistani parents jailed for refusing to vaccinate kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | New York Post

    Hundreds of parents in Pakistan were thrown in jail after they refused to vaccinate their children against polio, officials said. Pakistani authorities in Peshawar arrested 471 individuals and charged them with endangering public security after it was discovered that they weren't protecting their kids from the highly contagious viral infection.


  4. Iran wants arrested Jundullah commander to be extraditedRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Trend

    By Fatih Karimov Trend: Iran's Interior Ministry has asked the Foreign Ministry to return Abdul Salam Rigi, the senior most commander of Jundullah group, who has been arrested by Pakistani forces, back to Iran through diplomatic measures. Hossein Ali Amiri, Iranian deputy interior minister, said that the interior minister has sent a letter to the foreign minister in this respect, Iran 's IRIB reported on March 3. "We are ready to receive the terrorist as soon as possible and start legal and judicial measures to try him in the country.


  5. PCC demands protection of Christian Journalists in BalochistanRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Pakistan Christian Post

    Karachi: March 2, 2015. Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress PCC has expressed concerns on safety and security of Christian Journalists in Balochistan after threatening letter sent to Quetta Press Club by one Muslim extremist organization according to a press note issued by Central Secretariat of Pakistan Christian Congress here today.


  6. Balochistan parties firm against horse trading : March 03, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Times

    Balochistan National Party , Jamiat Ulema Islam , Balochistan National Party , Awami National Party and independent candidate Tariq Magsi said this during a press conference in Quetta on Monday. They further said that all the political parties need to forge a unanimous consensus over the issue of horse-trading to hamper it, adding that they would not allow the politics be commercialised.


  7. Naseem Begum - the shining singing star of 1960s - Part IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Daily Times

    This film is based on a supposedly real story. The title role is about antagonist Kartar Singh who is a petty criminal and trouble maker, a role played very successfully by Alauddin.


  8. Pak arrests Iranian Sunni rebel leaderRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | Arab Times

    ... and casualties. Durrani said four of the wounded had been discharged from hospital after treatment. Baluchistan, Pakistan's largest but least developed and most sparsely populated province, has been racked for decades by a separatist insurgency that ...


  9. Militants kill two Afghan policemenRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | Times of Oman

    Islamabad: At least two Afghan policemen were killed today when militants attacked their vehicle in Pakistan's restive southwest Balochistan province. The policemen were going to Quetta for medical treatment when attacked in Chaman district.


  10. Unique rug event coming to North DallasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | North Texas e-News

    Fair & Square Imports, a fair trade shop in downtown McKinney, is hosting a Fair Trade Oriental Rug Event March 19-22 that aims to change the way rugs are made and sold, featuring rugs that provide opportunity and security directly to adult artisans. Each of these amazing rugs accomplishes a lot of good.


  11. Seat adjustment: PPP, MQM senators elected unopposed : March 01, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Daily Times

    PPP's Sassui Palijo and Farooq H Naik while MQM's Nighat Mirza and Barrister Saif made it to the Upper House as result of the seat adjustment between the two major political parties of Sindh. The candidates from both the parties were elected on reserved seats for technocrats and women after other candidates withdrew their nomination papers.


  12. Pakistan arrests Iranian Sunni rebel leader on bus from borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Jerusalem Post

    Authorities in southwestern Pakistan arrested a leader of a banned Iranian rebel group on Saturday as he was traveling on a bus from the lawless border area, security officials said. It was not clear whether Pakistan would hand over Salam Rigi, a leader of the ethnic Baluch Sunni group Jaish al-Adl , to Shi'ite-run Iran.


  13. PML-N, JUI-F alliance for senate polls : February 28, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Daily Times

    QUETTA Pakistan Muslim League-N Balochistan President and Chief of Jhalawan Sardar Sanaullah Zehri on Friday announced to make alliance with the Jamiat Ulemae Islam for senate polls. Addressing a press conference along with the central JUI-F Secretary General Maulana Ghafoor Haidri here at his residence, Sanaullah Zehri said "We are trying to reach other political parties for alliance" and stressed parliamentarians have to remove allegations of horse trading.


  14. Rampant corruption in bureaucratic structure of BalochistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Nation

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visited Quetta a week ago and announced a development package of Rs. 35 billion for the province.


  15. NA body briefed: Pakistan's spending on scientific research is lowest ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Thursday was informed that Pakistan is spending only 0.5 percent of the GDP on scientific research which is lowest in the region. Such low spending is negatively affecting economy and job creation in the country, officials of the Ministry of Science and Technology told the committee.


  16. Houbara bustard hunters : February 27, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Daily Times

    Despite orders from the highest court of the province, Arab royals visited and hunted birds in the Musakhel and Panjgur districts of Balochistan Although the Houbara bustard isan officiallyprotected specie of birds, Arab royals from the Gulf countries have been hunting them in the country with impunity. Until the late 1970s, it is said that Arab royals would go to Iran and Afghanistan to hunt the Houbara bustards.


  17. No cut in load shedding during next 2 yrs: IPR reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Daily Times

    LAHORE: Institute for Policy Reforms in its Fact Sheet about state of the power sector said for the next two years there was no reduction expected in load shedding in the country. Based on National Electric Power Regulatory Authority released state of industry report 2014, Fact Sheet added the load shedding would create great hardship for people of Pakistan besides stymied economic growth of the country.


  18. Gunmen abduct 30 Shiite Muslims in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Arab Times

    The men, members of the minority Hazara ethnic group, were seized on Monday evening in Zabul province, on the road between the western city of Herat and the capital Kabul. Hazara Shiite Muslims are often the target of sectarian violence at the hands of Sunni Muslim extremists in Pakistan, though such attacks have been relatively rare in Afghanistan.


  19. Gunmen abduct 30 Shiite Muslims in Afghanistan: officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The China Post

    Masked gunmen have abducted 30 Shiite Muslim men who were traveling by bus through southern Afghanistan after returning from Iran, officials and a witness said on Tuesday. The men, members of the minority Hazara ethnic group, were seized on Monday evening in Zabul province, on the road between the western city of Herat and the capital Kabul.


  20. ISIS serious threat to Pakistan, says Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed ChaudhryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 |

    Islamabad, Feb 24: Shortly after Pakistan Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan denied the presence of the Islamic State or ISIS in South Asia, particularly Pakistan, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry has said the militant group poses a serious threat to the country. "The government is on alert to the IS threat in the region," Chaudhry said while briefing the Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs Monday, Pakistan Today reported Tuesday.