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Occupying forces targeted with IED in Quetta

Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) fighters targeted the Eagle Squad of the occupying Pakistani police force in an IED attack in Quetta. Occupying forces were targeted by Baloch fighters near Musa Colony on Sariab Road Quetta when they were patrolling on two motorcycles. The blast killed two forces personnel and injured two more. Eagle Squad, a branch of the occupying enemy's police force, has been involved in harassment of Baloch civilians in the name of snap checking and insulting the dignity of the people. The Eagle Squad has also been cooperating with the terrorist state force CTD, in abduction and fake encounters of Baloch youths. The BLA will hold state forces and its collaborators accountable for the atrocities committed against the Baloch people. Jeeyand Baloch spokesperson for the Baloch Liberation Army  Dated September 22, 2021 Source: Hakkal, Telegram

Breaking the Pakistan-India logjam

Taliban’s control of Afghanistan and improved relations with China has been a huge setback for both the US and India Lt Gen (Retd) Talat Masood  |  September 22, 2021     The writer is a retired lieutenant general of the Pakistan Army and a former federal secretary. He has also served as chairman of the Pakistan Ordnance Factories Board Relations between Pakistan and India have remained highly adversarial since their independence in 1947. Hostility between the two countries continues unabated. Since Narendra Modi took Office of the Prime Minister in 2014, there have only been a few months of positive exchanges, but the situation has taken a turn for the worse. Until recently, the Indian intelligence agencies were taking advantage of its close relations with the Afghan government and harbouring anti-Pakistan elements that included the Baloch nationalists and TTP. In Kashmir, India is pursuing policies with the definite objective of changing the character of the state. It has undertaken

Women Balochistan: A Social Landscape Platform

  By: Khalid Hussain Baloch   Women Balochistan was established in May 2019. Its social forum helps raise the talents of Balochistan’s women with a common aim and commitment to address human misery with a special focus on vulnerable segment of society i.e for women. Women Balochistan is a researching organization which produces opportunities for Seminars, conferences, workshops and trainings, having confidence in right based culture where standards and estimations of social equity, assurance of sense of pride, accessibility of equivalent rights with equivalent chances and uniform street to the goal of advancement process for all sections of society wins.  The purpose of founding Women Balochistan was to highlight the work of rural women at the national level. To this day, there are many women in Balochistan whose work and hard work has not been appreciated, The Women Balochistan team will be the voice of women who are real heroes. Social media platforms are uses to highlight and promot

Mahin Baloch wants people to see ‘Lyari has changed’

SAMAA |  Samaa Life&Style Editors Posted: 22-Sep-2021 | Last Updated: 6 hours ago Photo: Instagram/MahinBaloch Social activist Mahin Baloch from Lyari has said that she wants people to see that Lyari has changed. She wants to pursue her father’s mission to enhance the literacy rate in the oldest area of Karachi. “When you face problems, only you can solve them,” she said. “Who will know Lyari if you don’t go out” and visit it, she said. Mahin runs an organization Mistagh to promote education awareness in Lyari. The non-profitable organization has 150 active students enrolled in three levels – lower primary, primary and secondary.     Related News Uzair Baloch has been acquitted in 17 cases so far Unidentified men hurl hand grenade in Karachi’s Lyari Pencil art thrives in Karachi’s Lyari   “I wanted to promote my culture that’s why I chose a Balochi word to name my organization,” she said in SAMAA TV’s morning show Naya Din. Mistagh means ‘good news’ in Balochi. She has rejected the

Why China's Promise to Stop Funding Coal Plants Around the World Is a Really Big Deal

The logo of Power Construction Corp. of China (PowerChina) is displayed on cooling towers at the Chinese-built Port Qasim coal power plant in Sindh Province, Pakistan, on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018.   Asim Hafeez–Bloomberg/Getty Images BY  AMY GUNIA SEPTEMBER 22, 2021 2:46 AM EDT C hinese President Xi Jinping announced on Tuesday that  China will no longer finance overseas coal projects —a move that could have far-reaching implications for the world’s ability to meet climate targets. “China will step up support for other developing countries in developing green and low carbon energy and will not build new coal-fired power projects abroad,” Xi said in prerecorded remarks to  the United Nations General Assembly . Experts say the move could mark the beginning of the end of coal as a primary energy source for the world (it’s currently no. 2, behind oil.) The caveat, though, is that China and many other nations remain reliant on coal. “This announcement is a strong sign of coal’s global coll