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Student activist ‘abducted’ from Noshki, Operation underway in Jahoo

Current Balochistan Date:  12 Jun 2020 Author:  Admin 0 A Baloch student was whisked away by forces in Noshki district of Balochistan, on Thursday. According to details, Pakistani forces and intelligence agencies allegedly raided a house in Kili Jamaldini town of Noshki district, on Thursday night, and abducted a youth named Muawiyah son of Obaidullah Jamaldini. Muawiyah Jamaldini was a member of a student organization, BSO-Pajjar. Voice for Baloch Missing Persons, an organization struggling for the recovery of missing persons, issued a brief statement calling for the recovery of Muawiyah Jamaldini. While, The military operation has been going on since the last several days in different areas including jahoo’s mountainous areas Pau Kaur, Saharko and Quran-Bhent. The operation is underway in these areas and the army is busy constructing a road from jahoo to Ormara and Hangul. At present, the army has several bulldozers are working day and night. These are mountainous and sparsely popula

BRA claims responsibility of a sinper attack.

Current Balochistan Date:  12 Jun 2020 Author:  Admin 0 Attack on FC outpost in kech Balochistan, BRA has claimed responsibility of the attack. According to the sources, Frontier Crops (FC) outpost was attacked on Thursday in the mountains area of Dasht in Noken Rah area of Mazanband. After the attack helicopter from Turbat main city of Kech were seen going on the spot, where attack was occured. Whereas a Baloch militants group Baloch Republican Army (BRA) in a press release on Friday has claimed responsibility of the attack. The spokesman for the Baloch Republican Army, Beebgar Baloch, said in a statement to the media that “yesterday morning, BRA fighters fired sniper rifles at the FC check post on the mountain range in Noken Raah in Mazanband area between Dasht and Tump. which resulted killing one Frontier Crops officer”. Ealier on Monday the group also claimed responsibility for the killing of a Military Intelligence (MI) Personnel in Panjgur district of Balochistan. Photo by a loca

India has a bigger worry than LAC. China now expanding military footprint in Indian Ocean

The Navy needs a strategy of distant power projection. By employing a plan for sustained presence in the Western Pacific, New Delhi can show its resolve to Beijing. ABHIJIT SINGH 12 June, 2020 China's Liaoning aircraft carrier in the West Pacific | Flickr https://theprint.in/opinion/india-has-a-bigger-worry-than-lac-china-now-expanding-military-footprint-in-indian-ocean/439934/ C hina at the Line of Actual Control is not the only thing India needs to worry about. According to recent media  reports , China is growing its military presence in the Indian Ocean too. Satellite pictures in May this year suggest China’s military base at Djibouti is being modernised. The facility, set up in 2017 as a logistics support unit, is being upgraded into a full-fledged naval base with a 1,120-feet pier that can berth Chinese warships, including the Liaoning aircraft carrier. This follows China’s expansion of an  artificial island  in the Maldives, a development with seeming strategic overtones, le

Body of young Balochistan cricketer found in Duki

SAMAA |  Fareed Kakar Posted: Jun 11, 2020 | Last Updated: 12 hours ago Photo: SAMAA TV reporter Police in Balochistan’s Dukki district have found body of a young cricketer who went missing four days ago, a police official said Thursday. Abdul Majeed, a young cricketer who played from the local Young Fighters cricket club, had gone on a picnic with two friends four days ago but didn’t return home, area SHO Noorul Haq Loni told SAMAA TV. His body was found in Salezai area. Police have arrested one of his friends in connection with the murder, while the other has escaped to Afghanistan, Loni said. Majeed received three bullets, according to Dr Johar Khan, who had conducted his autopsy. His body has been handed over to the family

Balochistan’s students seek Internet access for online classes

Karachi Zia Ur Rehman June 12, 2020 https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/671357-balochistan-s-students-seek-internet-access-for-online-classes Javed Jan, a graduation student of the Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, is worried about his academic future. For the past three days, the 24-year-old has been taking part in a protest, along... Share Next Story >>> Javed Jan, a graduation student of the Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, is worried about his academic future. For the past three days, the 24-year-old has been taking part in a protest, along with dozens of other students, against the unavailability of the Internet service in his hometown, Kech district, in Balochistan. After sitting on a token hunger strike outside the Karachi Press Club, the protesters organised a rally on Thursday from Arts Council to the press club to demand from the government to provide them the Internet service and electricity in Balochistan to pursue their higher education online. The students are