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Missing Wahab Baloch including detained Women and children released

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Date: 22 Apr 2020Author: Admin0 Missing Wahab Baloch and women, childrens were released on Wednesday.According to the details, Women and children including a student have been released, who were abducted by Pakistani forces.Earlier this year on 15th of April Pakistani forces carried out a large-scale operation in kolowah area of kech which ended after 5 days, where security forces abducted Razai, Pir Bakhsh s/o Razai, Bibi Maryam d/o Ali Mohammed, Asad, Mahal, Gohar and nine-month-old Mehlab. whereas in the same operation on 18 April, forces arrested and disappeared three women, who were identified as Mahnaz S/o Durlo, Sharatoon and Gulshan.As per a local sources, the abductees have been released, they were alleged tortured by the Forces.Wahab Baloch a student was abducted on 10 December last year by Pakistani security forces from Gwadar coastal area of Balochistan has been released.

Two personnel killed in Jahoo attack: BRA

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Date: 22 Apr 2020Author: Admin0 “Last night, attacked forces checkpost rockets and automatic weapons, killed two personnel” Beebagr BalochA Baloch militants group Baloch Republican Army’s spokesman Beebagr Baloch said in a media release that “our Fighters targeted a check post of Frontier Corps, located at Jahil , Ata Mohammad Bazaar in Jahoo, Awaran, used rockets and automatic weapons.” which resulted killing of Two FC personnel.He added that the defeated forces fired several mortar shells at civilian population till late at night.Beebagr Baloch added that their resistance will continue against occupied forces till the liberation Balochistan.

New Baloch Political Party will be Announced 1st May . Professor Naela Quadri Baloch

ByBolan Times APR 22, 2020 Bolan Times ( CANADA) : Professor Naela Quadri Baloch said that New Baloch Political Party will be Announced 1st May 2020.Talking to Bolan Times Professor Naela Quadri informed our correspondent that Committe for chalking out party draft Manifesto nominated. Party formation will be announced on 1st May 2020.” Purpose ot Establishing New Baloch Political Party, Today via zoom we Baloch discussed again The Baloch elders, youth activists, professors, writers, philosphers, Human rights activists, and female political workers attended the conference. The attendees were from differenr parts of the globe” Professor Naela Said .I am very confident that this Party will bring a real change in Baloch Political struggle , in our today meeting Reresentatives from eastern and western Balochistan, Gulf, Europe, Canada, and Baloch Representatives from USA attended this meeting.
” After detailed discussion, Question and Answer Sessions the representatives nominated and appoint…

China's economy in The Corona crisis: A historic fall

For several weeks, large parts of public life and the economy ground to a standstill as a result of the Covd-19 pandemic. This has hit China hard: gross domestic product fell by 6.8 percent in the first quarter of 2020 compared with the same period last year. The figure is historic – there has been no recorded fall in GDP in the People's Republic since the Cultural Revolution of 1976. Over the past few weeks, the tough restrictions have been relaxed, and trade and production are picking up again. Yet despite tentative signs of economic recovery in March, major challenges remain for China’s government.
In the latest issue of MERICS Economic Indicators, economics experts Max J. Zenglein and Maximilian Kärnfelt analyze developments in various sectors for the first quarter, based on recently published statistics.
Their conclusion is that the shutdown has had an impact on the economy that is unprecedented compared to previous crises. Existing risks will be exacerbated, for example by the…

Phase-II of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Dim prospects

By Nowmay Opalinski - April 22, 2020

The author argues that the second phase of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor might not catalyse industrial development in Pakistan and instead result in limited isolated cooperation projects As the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)—which is part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)—enters its second phase, Pakistan’s new Special Economic Zones (SEZ) are now at the forefront of the Sino-Pakistani industrial cooperation agenda. However, Beijing’s cautious treading reflects its apprehensions regarding the viability of the CPEC’s industrial component.China Relevance for Pakistan’s Industrial Ambitions
The first phase of the CPEC’s “early harvest projects” was intended to overcome Pakistan’s shortcomings in communication infrastructure and energy supply. The second phase is expected to catalyse industrial take-off, and create over 575 000 jobs in Pakistan in the coming years. On 3 January 2020, Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Imran Khan inaugurated …

Gwadar Port can open new markets for Pakistan’

By zafar bhutta
 Apr.22,2020 Project will help enhance trade with Russia and Central Asian states ISLAMABAD: The adviser to prime minister on commerce has touted the operationalisation of Gwadar Port as a big success. However, it would be a true accomplishment if Central Asian states and Russia get access to the port, which would enable Pakistani exporters to make inroads into new markets.Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan have been negotiating a trilateral transit trade agreement. But the entire process has been derailed as Kabul presses Pakistan to allow India to become part of the trilateral deal.Islamabad has been arguing that Delhi cannot be part of the agreement due to continued stand-off between the two sides. The previous government of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) made a lot of efforts to reach the agreement but Kabul continued to insist that India be made part of the deal.Iran has also been offering Pakistan to utilise its route to reach Central Asian states. But due t…