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Join Sindhi & Baloch Missing Person joint Protest today

Join Sindhi & Baloch Missing Person joint Protest today 28 th june  at 5.pm. Karachi Press Club Completion of 8 years of Enforced Disappearance  of Dr.DeenMohdBaloch,Sammi & Family will setup a HungerStrike camp from 26June to 28June at Karachi Press Club.
All people are appealed to join that Eid is not a festival for affected family, be the voice to #SaveDrDeenMohdBaloch
Venue: Karachi Press Club
Time: 11AM to 5PM

Gwadar airport construction to commence in September

https://www.samaa.tv/economy/2017/06/gwadar-airport-construction-to-commence-in-september/

June 27, 2017By: Samaa Web DeskPublished in Economy

ISLAMABAD: Construction work on Gwadar International Airport is likely to start by the end of September this year after approval of grant by the Chinese government.The project will be completed within three years and will cost two hundred and thirty million dollars, Radio Pakistan reported on Tuesday quoting official sources.The Chinese government has agreed to provide funds for the construction of the airport and had approved a grant in this regard during Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s recent visit to China.đź”´The construction of international standard airport at Gwadar is aimed at facilitating the movement of international investors and visitors.

How mega transport project will be a game-changer for Pakistan

http://m.gulfnews.com/opinion/thinkers/how-mega-transport-project-will-be-a-game-changer-for-pakistan-1.2049983


June 28, 2017Last updated 1 minute ago

It will usher in development and prosperity by generating sufficient energy and employment in the country, besides opening up trade routesBy Ashfaq Ahmed,Deputy Editor, UAE18:45 June 27, 2017A cargo ship sits berthed next to a crane at Gwadar Port in Balochistan, Pakistan.Image Credit:BloombergAshfaq AhmedThe $56 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is one of the most important parts of the China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative for a stronger trade connectivity in the world.OBOR is China’s ambitious project to revive the ancient Silk route for trade connecting China, Central Asia and Europe by developing three main corridors via southern, northern and central Xinjiang, which links China with Pakistan, Russia, India and Europe.The mega investment project that connects Pakistan with China is called CPEC — and it is the most…

With eye on China, Modi-Trump bhai bhai

http://m.timesofindia.com/india/us-endorses-indias-position-on-obor/articleshow/59343204.cms


Sachin Parashar | TNN | Updated: Jun 28, 2017, 08.53AM IST
HIGHLIGHTSThe joint statement said nations must ensure respect for sovereignty and territorial integrityThe statement also refers to responsible debt financing practicesThis refers to the fears that South Asian nations could get trapped in debt by joining OBORNEW DELHI: The US having endorsedIndia's position on China's One Belt-One Road (OBOR) initiative is being seen by the government as a significant takeaway from the first Modi-Trump summit.The India-US joint statementdeclared that nations, while promoting regional economic connectivity , must ensure respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity. India has used the same argument to express its reservations over Beijing's gigantic, transcontinental connectivity and infrastructure initiative of which theChina Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a part.As CPEC runs throu…

Story of Sammi Baloch

*Recur Sammi's Smile :* Ruzn BalochSammi Baloch is a20-year-old young girl who doesn't know what this age girls prefer to do. She doesn’t know how Pink shiny lip-gloss looks like when going to a party. She is quite different from other 20s girls.She was admitted to a hospital due to throat operation at Quetta when she was 11-year-old. About 5 AM, she got the worst news that her father had been abducted by security personnel. That was the moment when she forgot how to laugh by all heart.It was June 28, 2011 when she entered in Quetta Press Club (QPC) that was the day she knew how a press club looks like. She was very small when entered in a press club, and till today she is in press clubs for the safe recovery of her father.
Sammi is daughter of Dr Deen Mohammad Baloch. Dr Deen Mohammad Baloch is a Medical Officer of RHC Hospital at Ornach Khuzdar, Balochistan. He is also former central committee member of Baloch National Movement (BNM). Sources said that Dr and one of his serv…

Pakistani Shi’ite Community Celebrates Eid As Black Day In Protest Over Terror Attacks

https://gandhara.rferl.org/a/pakistan-parachinar-protest/28579918.html





June 26, 2017Tariq OrakzaiAbubakarSiddiqueAn ambulance transporting victims after the blasts in Parachinar on June 23.ShareEach of the thousands of protesters in a remote northwestern Pakistani city had either lost a relative or knows someone among the more than 250 people killed and wounded in the most recent bombings.As the Shi’ite residents of Parachinar, a picturesque city overshadowed by the snowcapped Spin Ghar (White Mountain Peak) in Pakistan’s Kurram tribal district, hardship and tragedy are nothing new.Parachinar’s estimated 500,000 Shi’a, mostly members of the Pashtun Turi and Bangash tribes, have survived years of persecution by taking up guns to defend their community against a hard-line Sunni Taliban onslaught following bloody sectarian clashes in 2007.Officials and doctors said 72 people were killed and nearly 200 injured in three bomb blasts at a busy Parachinar market on June 23.Most of the victims …

Marching with the Mahatma Gandhi of Balochistan, Pakistan’s killing field

TROUBLED TIMESMeena Menon June 26, 2017

Rose petals welcomed “Mama” Qadeer Baloch and his small band of marchers on a rainy evening at Faizabad Junction. The next day he would wheel a small cart with framed photographs of the dead young men and women of Balochistan to the Islamabad Press Club. Rose petals covered their faces.The province which was annexed from the erstwhile Kalat state wants freedom from Pakistan, and the army has been repeatedly crushing the so-called miscreants there in large numbers. The young men are insurgents or rebels depending on which side you are on, and the Pakistan government is fairly convinced that India has a role to play in fomenting trouble in this massive province bordering Iran, and has submitted a dossier to this effect to the UN. The excuse for the many detention camps, and torture and the army being sent out to crush rebellion is fear of another secession.Pakistan is clear that India is doing what it did to support the Mukti Bahini in the war for …

Trump ponders crackdown on Pakistan over terror ties despite experts' warnings

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/27/trump-pakistan-terror-afghanistan-china-russia





As US mulls strategy over country’s support for terrorist groups in Afghanistan, experts say tougher stance could drive Pakistan toward China and RussiaView more sharing optionsShares25Sune Engel Rasmussen in Kabul and Julian Borger in WashingtonTuesday 27 June 2017 07.00 BSTLast modified on Tuesday 27 June 2017 07.02 BSTThe Trump administration is considering taking a harder stance against Pakistan for supporting terrorist groups in Afghanistan, but experts warn that pressure alone will not bring peace.Similar tactics have failed in the past, and analysts warn that the US can only influence the south Asian country by coupling force with diplomacy, which president Trump seems to shun.And attempts to strong-arm Islamabad could push it deeper into a growing alliance with China and Russia, and lead to more instability.AdvertisementChina, in particular, offers Pakistan an opportunity to counter the…