Baluchistan


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Ba·lu·chi·stan

 (bə-lo͞o′chĭ-stăn′, -stän′) or Ba·lo·chi·stan (-lō′-)
A desert region of southwest Pakistan, southeast Iran, and southern Afghanistan.

Baluchistan

(bəˈluːtʃɪˌstɑːn; -ˌstæn) or

Balochistan

n
1. (Placename) a mountainous region of SW Asia, in SW Pakistan and SE Iran
2. (Placename) a province of SW Pakistan: a former territory of British India (until 1947). Capital: Quetta. Pop: Pop: 7 450 000 (2003 est)

Ba•lu•chi•stan

(bəˌlu tʃəˈstɑn, -ˈstæn, bəˈlu tʃəˌstæn)

n.
1. an arid mountainous region in S Asia, in SE Iran and SW Pakistan, bordering on the Arabian Sea.
2. a province in SW Pakistan. 5,670,000; 134,050 sq. mi. (347,190 sq. km). Cap.: Quetta.
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Chief Minister of Baluchistan Dr Abdul Malik Baloch, former caretaker CM Baluchistan Nawab Ghaus Bakhsh Barozai, Interior Minister Baluchistan Sarfraz Bugti,
ISLAMABAD -- The delegation consisting of 25 faculty members from Baluchistan University visited National Book Foundation (NBF) for viewing the working in book promotion culture in the country.
ISLAMABAD -- Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will expand its educational facilities to remote and deprived areas of Baluchistan.
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif chaired high-level meetings regarding Pak-China Economic Corridor and Law and Order situation in Baluchistan in Gawadar today.
Quetta: Fourteen passengers were killed and about 50 wounded on Tuesday when militants bombed a train in Pakistan's Baluchistan province, hospital sources and officials said.
Legislators from around the globe gathered at the European Parliament at Brussels, Belgium this week to denounce the Pakistani government's kill-and-dump policy in Baluchistan and to express their support for democracy, human rights and the rule of law in the beleaguered province.
Brussels, Oct 19 ( ANI ): Legislators from around the globe gathered at the European Parliament at Brussels, Belgium, this week to denounce the Pakistani Government's kill-and-dump policy in Baluchistan and to express their support for democracy, human rights and the rule of law in the beleaguered province.
Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday granted bail to former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in a murder case related to the killing of Baluch nationalist leader Nawab Akbar Bugti in a 2006 military operation in southwestern Baluchistan province.
5 at Richter Scale earthquake which hit Baluchistan province in Pakistan is far away from the Sultanate (800 km away).
The funeral was being held in an open field outside a mosque in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province.
Well if it were the Hazara people in Baluchistan, it apparently would do nothing of the kind.
ISLAMABAD, June 23 (KUNA) -- Two people were killed in a firing by unknown miscreants in the southwestern Pakistani province of Baluchistan in the wee hours Sunday.