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(kəˈlɑːt) or


(Placename) a region of SW Pakistan, in S Baluchistan: formerly a princely state ruled by the Khan of Kalat, which joined Pakistan in 1948
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or Khe•lat


a region in S Baluchistan, in SW Pakistan.
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According Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), rain/ thunderstorm also expected at isolated places in Zhob, Kalat, Sukkur, Mirpurkhas, D.G.Khan, Multan, Bahawalpur, Sahiwal, D.I.Khan, Bannu, Peshawar, Kohat, Malakand divisions and Gilgit-Baltistan.
QUETTA -- Commissioner Kalat Division Hafiz Tahir on Tuesday said provincial government was striving to ensure provision of quality healthcare facilities to public which was fundamental right of people in the respective areas of province.
KALAT -- Three persons died in a road accident near here on Sunday.
Dust-thunderstorm/rain occurred at scattered places in Rawalpindi, Faislabad, Multan, Lahore, DG Khan, Sahiwal, Bahawalpur, Malakand, Hazara, Makran, Quetta, Kalat, Zhob, Sukkur, Larkana, Shaheed Benazirabad, Hyderabad divisions, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.
ISLAMABAD -- Met office Friday forecast thunderstorm and rain with gusty winds at scattered places in Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat, Mardan, Bannu divisions, Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan, while at isolated places in Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Dera Ismail khan, Quetta, Zhob, Kalat, Makran divisions and Islamabad during the next 24 hours.
While the Instrument of Accession was signed by the Khan of Kalat on March 27, it was placed before Jinnah on March 31, 1948, who accepted it.
9 on the Richter scale were felt inQuetta, Chaghi, Jaffarabad, Kalat and other districts of Balochistan.
However, rain thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills is expected at scattered places in Quetta, Zhob, Kalat, Malakand, Hazara, Kohat, Bannu, D.I.Khan, Rawalpindi divisions, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, while at isolated places in Lahore, Gujranwala, Sargodha divisions and Islamabad.
He said that three months prior to the inception of Pakistan, a meeting of British Empire representative Khan of Kalat and Mir Yar Muhammad Khan was held with the founder of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah in which detailed discussion about Balochistan was done.
As many as 40 passengers were injured when a passenger bus overturned on Saturday near Kalat district of Balochistan.
QALAT -- An All-Parties Conference (APC) organised by Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam discussed delimitation of constituencies in Kalat.
Ever since Modi's speech there has been a flurry of discussion on Indian media about the 'accession' of Kalat State and inclusion of Balochistan into Pakistan.