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THE LEGACY OF NOVEMBER 13 IN BALOCH HISTORY

13NovBalochMartyrsDay Thursday, November 9th, 2017 12:14 am 210 Reads

By Shahdad Baloch

The reign of Mehrab Khan was one of a long struggle with his chiefs. He became dependent on men of the stamp of Mullah Muhammad Hassan and Sayyid Muhammad Sharif by whose treachery at beginning of first Afghan war Sir William Macnaghten and sir Alexander Burn were deceived into thinking that Mehrab Khan was a traitor to the British. It was alleged that he had induced the tribes to oppose the advance of British army through the Bolan Pass, and that finally when Sir Alexander Burnes was returning …

13 November:  Baloch Martyrs’ Day

Shahmeeren_Balochani_Ruch Monday, October 23rd, 2017 10:51 pm 294 Reads

By Saeed Baloch

Martyrs’ day is an annual day which is observed by nations to remember the martyrdom of soldiers and freedom fighters who lost their lives defending their motherlands. The actual date may vary from one country to another. In Afghanistan, Martyrs’ day is observed on 8th of September, it commemorates all those who died for Afghanistan, in Azerbaijan Martyrs’ day is marked on January 20, in memory of those who were killed in the Black January and 16 September Martyrs’ Day remembers the Libyans who were killed and exiled …

INVINCIBLE BALOCH NATION; DESOLATE PAKISTAN AND IRAN

Balochistan Monday, August 28th, 2017 10:37 am 246 Reads

By Shahdad Baloch

Before 1839, the unjust demarcation of Balochistan in predominant three regions Balochistan in Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, the Baloch land actual possession in term of geography is stretched up to 528975 square kilometers. The Baloch nation which shares a similar culture, norms, ethos, and folklores in all three parts of occupied Balochistan and it shares seashores of up to 1046 Kilometres which connects the Baloch land to the Arabian Sea, the Mediterranean Sea and the Indian Ocean. The total population of the Baloch nation is approximately 15.932 million …

The failure of cashbox diplomacy and anti-American sentiments in Pakistan

pakistani_generals_taliban_haqqani_connections Thursday, August 24th, 2017 05:25 pm 177 Reads

By Shahdad Baloch

On August 22, President Trump asked for Pakistan’s commitment and promises on the war on terror, by highlighting the American efforts of pouring billions of Dollars to Pakistan in the name of the fight against global terrorism. These commitments and promises were the funds that Pakistan received from America’s annual defence budget on the war on terror or in shape of Kerry-Lugar bill. Mr Trump courageously accepted that Americans faced frequent failures, despite their utmost efforts to combat Afghan war.

It seems from Trump’s speech on Afghan/south Asia policy …

HYRBYAIR MARRI: THE CHARISMATIC LEADER OF BALOCH NATION

hyrbyair-marri Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 12:42 am 240 Reads

BY SAEED BALOCH

Charismatic leaders are defined as possessing high self-esteem, an idealized vision and an ability to lead the nation. They are viewed as trustworthy, having high values and morals, are credible, innovative, are perceived as or are actually powerful or esteemed, and are high self-monitors which contribute to effective messaging and convincing.

Hyrbyair Marri possesses all qualities that a charismatic leader has. He has got self-assurance, an idealized vision, confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He …

The annihilation of Baloch Nation

BalochistanRustom Monday, April 10th, 2017 11:03 am 194 Reads

By Saeed Baloch

Baluchistan declared its independence well before both India and Pakistan on 11 August 1947. unfortunately, the Baloch nation enjoyed the liberty only for seven months.  On 27 March 1948, Pakistan forcibly occupied Baluchistan under orders of Mohammad Ali Jinnah the founder of Pakistan who was also the lawyers of Baluchistan (Khan of Kalat). Khan Yar Mohammad Khan was the last ruler of Balochistan with Kalat as its capital.

Before ordering the occupation of Balochistan, Jinnah met the Khan of Kalat and tried to persuade him to join Pakistan in …

When will UN take notice of Baloch genocide?

stop-genocide Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 03:12 pm 148 Reads

By: Adil Baloch

Balochistan, March 21, 2017: United Nations has passed hundreds of resolutions against the only democratic state in Middle East, Israel for committing ‘brutalities’ against Palestine, it passed resolution 106 against Israel for an attack on Egyptian forces in the Gaza strip in 1955 whereas, in December 1968 UN Security Council passed resolution 262 condemning Israel for an attack on Beirut International Airport. Israel had attacked Beirut Airport in response to an attack on the Israeli Airliner El Al Flight 253 two days earlier by the Lebanon-based Palestinian militant organisation …

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Editorials

Baloch Martyrs Day...

Nado4Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 02:33 am GMT +00:00

The Baloch nation at home and abroad observes on 13 November of every year as the National Remembrance Day (Baloch Martyrs Day) to commemorate the struggle and sacrifice of Khan…

The QDA land grabbing mafia brutalities in New Kahan...

QDA2Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 10:11 am

The Pakistan army, representatives of Pakistan at Balochistan assembly and the QDA (Quetta Development Authorities) mafia headed by GD Imran Zarkoon and wing commander Pakistan FC Usman have started demolishing…

Free Balochistan Movement week-long campaign...

fbm_protestSunday, October 23rd, 2016 01:25 pm

Balochistan is the homeland of the Baloch people and it is located in one of the most strategic locations in the world. The total area of Balochistan is about 560,000…

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