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India’s second shipment of wheat bound for Afghanistan arrives at Chabahar

Chabahar is of high strategic importance at it is Iran’s only port in the Indian Ocean, which bypasses the narrow choke point of Strait of Hormuz connected to the Persian Gulf. | File Chabahar is of high strategic importance at it is Iran’s only port in the Indian Ocean, which bypasses the narrow choke point of Strait of Hormuz connected to the Persian Gulf. | File Atul Aneja
NEW DELHI 15 MAY 2020 14:02 IST UPDATED: 15 MAY 2020 14:03 IST
    Consignment is part of India’s pledge to deliver 75,000 tonnes of grain to country India’s second wheat shipment for Afghanistan arrived on Wednesday at the Iranian port of Chabahar, New Delhi’s oceanic gateway to Afghanistan, Central Asia and beyond.
Iran’s state-run news agency IRNA has reported that 435 20-foot containers holding 10,000 tonnes of wheat were delivered by the ship Kashan from India, as the second part of India’s aid package to Afghanistan.
Quoting an official from the Ports and Maritime Authority of Iran’s Sistan and Balochistan province…

Belt and Road Initiative is a beacon for gloomy global recovery

By Huang Yongfu | CGTN | Updated: 2020-05-15 16:21The Marshall Islands-based Mt. Melody bunkering ship arrives at Hambantota International Port, Sri Lanka, April 2, 2020. /XinhuaWith new cases of the novel coronavirus falling, many Western countries are rolling back lockdown measures for the sake of economic normality, although the details and exact timing vary across countries or regions. Can a swift and healthy recovery be expected after economic reopening?Since the coronavirus outbreak, the fragile nature of supply chains around the world has been exposed. Most economies are typically experiencing the so-called "Keynesian supply shock," where supply chains were interrupted by lockdown measures. The underwhelming trade nationalism caused further disruption in global supply chains and a retreat in globalization.It's a gloomy outlook for global recovery, but the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is casting a bright light. The Silk Road spirit of "peace and cooperation,…

BLF valiantly defended occupied Balochistan from Pakistani forces in April: Major Gwahram Baloch

News Intervention Bureau BLF Martyrs who attained martyrdom after valiantly fighting for more than 12 hours with the Pakistani forces at Paroom, occupied Balochistan. Balochistan Liberation Front (BLF) is striving for a free Balochistan since its inception. The core reason for establishment of BLF has always been to reinstate the separate Baloch identity and regain motherland’s sovereignty from the occupier Pakistan. Since inception, the BLF along with its armed struggle, began to create political and ideological awareness about Baloch nation and has endeavored to bring Baloch people from all walks of life together to join the armed freedom struggle so that the masses consciously, politically and ideologically get involved in the resistance. This is because the struggle for independence is impossible without the participation of masses. On the fundamental principle of freedom for occupied Balochistan, BLF is educating the Baloch nation to be ideologically and politically aware. Ideologic…

Kech: security forces whisked away 7 persons, military Operation underway in Awaran

Current BalochistanDate: 15 May 2020Author: Admin0 Massive operation underway in Awaran region and Pakistani forces have abducted seven persons from Kech district of Balochistan.According to details, seven persons have been abducted by Pakistani forces during raids on houses from Mand and Tump area of kech district.As per locals, Pakistani forces raided in a house Serken area of Tump, abducted four men and harrassed women and snatched their mobile phones.Abductees have been identified as, Ali Haider son of Dil Jan, Musalim son of Gulam Jan, Shahdost son of Rahim Baksh resident of Serken and Behroz son of Master Samad.Whereas Ealier a day ago at morning, Pakistan security forces and intelligence agencies raided Balochabad an area located in Mand and abducted atleast three personsThe abductees were identified as Adil s/o Mohammad Ali, Sajid s/o Peer Mohammad and Ayaz s/o Dad Mohammad.Moreover, Massive operation underway in Awaran district of Balochistan.According to the sources, Pakistan…

Diplomatic work stalled due to Corona – Hammal Haider

Current BalochistanDate: 14 May 2020Author: Admin0 BNM’s international representative, Hammal Haider Baloch said in a statement regarding the party’s activities in Diaspora that due to the global epidemic, all the diplomatic functions, important meetings, seminars, programs and protests of the organization are indefinite, they are out of time.He said that many important meetings had to be postponed during this period. Among them were scheduled meetings with two British MPs.Mr. Hammal said, an important meeting was expected on May 15, which has now been postponed indefinitely. However, zonal officials have discussed a future meeting with the MP’s secretary. “As soon as the situation improves, we will reschedule the date and time,” he said.“The organization was scheduled to hold an international conference in 2020, which was being planned and prepared, but was postponed due to the gravity of the situation. This most important conference will be ensured as soon as the situation improves” …

Kech: four more ‘abducted’ in raid

Current Balochistan

Date: 14 May 2020Author: Admin0 Four persons have been abducted in security forces raid in kech area of Balochistan on Thursday.According to details, security forces have forcefully abducted four more men during house to house search in Bal-negwar, Dasht area of Kech.The four missing persons were identified as Wahaag s/o Wahid, Waseem s/o Ibrahim, Beebagr s/o Dad Kareem and Zain s/o sharaf Shad.The term ‘abducted’ is widely used in Balochistan to connote arrests made by security forces as the arrested are not presented before court of the law and instead kept in military camps