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Pakistani singer Quratulain Balouch set to perform at Bollywood Parks Dubai

10 Jul 2019 Singer, composer and songwriter Quratulain Balouch poses for a photograph. Well-known singer-composer Quratulain Balouch is set to dazzle visitors with her performance at Bollywood Parks Dubai, the premier Bollywood-themed park, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region. Quratulain Balouch, the popular Pakistani singer, composer and a songwriter, who is known for her famous track Woh Humsafar Tha, will entertain guests on July 19th inside the Rajmahal Theatre - an opulent and state-of-the-art theatre spread across two levels. Bollywood Parks Dubai, the world’s first and only Bollywood-themed attraction. Balouch has won various awards including Pakistan’s Youngest Achievement Award UK and Europe 2011 in Britain, Singer of the Year at Pakistan Media Awards and many others. Tickets for the concert will be priced at AED 175 and AED 145 for the Black Diamond and Gold category respectively, while the tickets for Silver and Platin

Balochistan: Iran’s intelligence service abducts a Baloch youth

   14th July 2020 DOZZAAP: A Baloch student from Dashtyari region in Iranian occupied Balochistan has been arrested and Iran’s intelligence service on July 5, 2020, and transferred him to Zahedan jail. According to details, 23-year-old Baloch student Masood Gorgej a resident of Gorgej Machan village left his house on late afternoon of July 5 and drove to the city of Dashtyari but he did not return home the following evening. The family members have lodged a report of his disappearance at their local police station and the police informed Mr Gorgej’s family that he has been arrested by the intelligence service and transferred to Dozzaap (Zahedan) central prison.   The police, however, failed to give an explanation of his arrest and imprisoning him in Zahedan. Masood Gorgage is a student of the Chabahar University of Maritime who was arrested near Chabahar city without any court order or legal warrant and transferred to central jail in Dozzaap (Zahedan) – the capital of Iranian occupied

Pakistan: Lyari gangster Uzair Baloch denies all murder charges

Pakistan: Lyari gangster Uzair Baloch denies all murder charges         13 July, 2020 by  ANI Islamabad [Pakistan], July 13 (ANI): Uzair Baloch, who has been accused of committing 198 murders during the Lyari gang war, has denied all murder charges, Samaa News reported. During an appearance in an anti-terrorism court on Monday, Baloch said that he has not recorded any confessional statement under Section 164 (power to record statements and confessions) of the Code of Criminal Procedure. The judicial magistrate must have made a mistake, he claimed. "I swear to God, I did not kill anyone," Baloch said in the court. More than 16 cases, including the murder of gangster Arshad Pappu, who was accused of killing Baloch's father, were heard by the court. The hearing has been adjourned till the last week of July after the prosecution lawyers failed to attend the hearing. Baloch was arrested by the Rangers on January 30, 2016. In a statement which he now denies, he confessed to com

Sindhi, Baloch ‘separatists’ forming ties in Sindh, Pakistani officials say

Policemen patrol near the Pakistan Stock Exchange building following an attack by a group of gunmen in Karachi on June 29. (Files/AFP) Short Url Follows little-known Sindhudesh Revolutionary Army carrying out attacks Updated 13 July 2020 NAIMAT KHAN July 13, 2020 02:49         Follow @arabnews KARACHI: Investigations into a spate of recent attacks in southern Sindh province have led Pakistani officials to believe there are growing links between Sindhi separatists and militant groups from the insurgency-racked Balochistan province, officers with knowledge of the investigation have told Arab News. However, experts warn that it may be too early to assume a “nexus” between the groups. Late last month, gunmen attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange building in the city of Karachi, the capital of Sindh, killing two guards and a policeman before security forces killed all four attackers. Counterterrorism officials said that the attack had been claimed by the Baloch Libera


From left to right: MD and CEO of ThPA S.A., Franco Nicola Cupolo; executive chairman of BoD, ThPA S.A., Thanos Liagkos; and general manager of container terminal, ThPA S.A., Antonino Spezzano. Photo: Thessaloniki Port Authority INDUSTRY DATABASE Pr Nex  Greek port authority has signed cooperation agreements with China Merchants Port Holdings Co. Ltd. and its subsidiary China Merchants Holdings (International) Information Technology Co., Ltd. The managing director and chief executive officer of Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A.(ThPA), Franco Nicola Cupolo, signed an 'Agreement of Mutual Cooperation' with the managing director of CMPort, Dr Bai Jingtao. Mr Cupolo also signed a cooperation agreement regarding a CTOS (Container Terminal Operating System) in the container terminal of the Port of Thessaloniki with the general manager of CMHIT, Wang Pei. ThPA and CMPort have agreed to proceed on all the commercial and operational aspects needed to promote the Port of Thessaloniki, in

Balochistan bans commercial plazas in residential areas

SALEEM SHAHID QUETTA: The Balochistan government at a meeting on Monday expressed serious concern over construction of commercial plazas and buildings in residential areas of the provincial capital. It decide to ban conversion of houses into commercial plots with immediate effect. The meeting, presided over by Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan Alyani, decided to make legislation for amending the rules and regulations of the Quetta Metropolitan Corporation (QMC) and Quetta Development Authority (QDA) for banning construction of commercial plazas and buildings in residential areas of Quetta. The meeting reviewed the master plans for the development of Quetta city and 30 other towns of the province and made important decisions regarding the Quetta development package and other issues. The Urban Planning and Development secretary informed the meeting that the ongoing tender process for hiring of consultant services for the preparation of Quetta Master Plan would be completed by the 30th of thi

Trade with Balochistan to be promoted: CM Usman Buzdar

Lahore APP July 14, 2020 LAHORE:A delegation led by Balochistan Industries Minister Haji Muhammad Khan Toor Utmankhail called on Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar here Monday and discussed matters of mutual... Share Next Story >>> LAHORE:A delegation led by Balochistan Industries Minister Haji Muhammad Khan Toor Utmankhail called on Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar here Monday and discussed matters of mutual interest. Speaking on the occasion, Usman Buzdar said that hearts of the people of Balochistan and Punjab beat together. The development of Balochistan is dear to him, and trade and industry would be promoted between the two provinces, he added. He disclosed that proposal of setting up an industrial zone at the border of Balochistan and Punjab was being considered. Meanwhile, the Punjab government started different projects in Balochistan as a goodwill gesture. He said the Punjab government would set up Punjab House in Gwadar along with a centre of pilgrims in Taftan wh

Free Balochistan is the ultimate aim of all Baloch martyrs

 21 hours ago  Dosten Baloch Majeed Brigade martyrs who attacked the Karachi Stock Exchange on June 29, 2020. In general, on the issue of respect for human rights, governments across the world seem to claim that their constitutions and laws protect full fundamental rights of the people or its citizens, but on the other hand, they also formulate legal regulations that do not guarantee the most important and basic democratic, political and economic rights of the people, and also establish an iron fence around human rights through laws that duplicate government claims. According to some experts and educators, in all societies where political and economic systems and state structures have been established on the basis of national and class oppression and the exploitation of human beings by human beings, despite all government claims, the question of human rights in such societies has turned into a question of the fundamental rights of human groups. And nations and classes that have been vi

Construction of Quetta to Karachi, Chaman highways approved: Balochistan Home Minister 14 hours ago INP       Balochistan Home Minister Mir Ziaullah Langu has said that provincial government has approved construction of Quetta to Karachi and Chaman highways. In a statement issued in Quetta on Monday, he said that Balochistan government with cooperation of Federal government is endeavoring to provide modern transport facilities to masses across the province. Ziaullah Langu said completion of the Quetta-Karachi and Chaman highway was started a new of new era of development in province. The Balochistan Home Minister further stated that work on several development projects would be soon started in different areas of the province to improve living standard of people

India made compromise with Pakistan over Baloch cause, says Naela Quadri

Published : 11 Jul 2020 , 09:38 pm IST Updated : 11 Jul 2020 , 10:00 pm IST N Naela Quadri Baloch, the voice of Balochistan's struggle for independence believes that India made a compromise with Pakistan, Iran over Baloch cause and mention the movement only to counter Pakistan's Kashmir comments. New Delhi:  Naela Quadri Baloch, activist and Chairperson of Baloch People's Congress spoke exclusively to ETV Bharat on Baloch struggle, Pakistan Stock Exchange attack and their political struggle to gain freedom. The Balochistan Liberation Army had recently claimed responsibility for the attack on Pakistan Stock Exchange that killed 10 people. The group has been waging an insurgency for years, demanding independence for Pakistan's gas-rich southwestern Balochistan province, which borders the southern Sindh province, near Karac

CHINA: Party Watch Weekly Report 3|36

Party Watch Weekly Report 3|36 Center for Advanced China Research Weekly Report 3|36 6.27.2020-7.10.2020 David Gitter, Julia Bowie, Brock Erdahl, Molly Henry, Elsa Katz, Sandy Lu, Logan Ma, Jared Rosen, Connor Swank Highlights The Politburo met to discuss new regulations for party building in the military and grassroots organization elections. A subsequent Politburo study session discussed implementing the Party’s “organizational line” (see Senior Leaders section).    The Central Political and Law Commission convened a pilot mobilization meeting marking a new “education and rectification” campaign focused on China’s political and legal system, signaling the onset of another nationwide anti-corruption probe. The next day, Ministry of Public Security Head Zhao Kezhi kicked off a rectification campaign focused on public security organs (see Party Discipline section).    A  People's Daily  commentator series defended the Hong Kong national security law and declared "the era of the