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A city of west-central Pakistan west-southwest of Lahore. Ringed by mountains, it lies at the northwest end of the strategic Bolan Pass.


(Placename) a city in W central Pakistan, at an altitude of 1650 m (5500 ft): a summer resort, military station, and trading centre. Pop: 744 000 (2005 est)


(ˈkwɛt ə)

a city in W central Pakistan: the capital of Baluchistan. 285,719.
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Mahbub had business at Quetta, and there Kim, as Mahbub admitted, earned his keep, and perhaps a little over, by spending four curious days as scullion in the house of a fat Commissariat sergeant, from whose office-box, in an auspicious moment, he removed a little vellum ledger which he copied out - it seemed to deal entirely with cattle and camel sales - by moonlight, lying behind an outhouse, all through one hot night.
Then we should miss, perhaps, a great number of new rifles which seek their way up from Quetta to the North.
Balochistan's Taekwondo fighters Shahzaib and Shahzad flanked with Naimatullah and other officials who visited Dubai to raise Pakistani flag in the champion ship met Deputy Commissioner Quetta.
Summary: Quetta [Pakistan], March 01 (ANI): At least six security personnel have been killed in two different attacks in Pakistan's Quetta.
The government is striving to fulfil its responsibility,' the minister said while referring to the Quetta Safe City Project during a briefing at the Central Police Office on Sunday.
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LAHORE -- Peshawar Deers carved out a narrow 3-2 win over Quetta Panthers and Karachi Dolphins outshone Islamabad Shaheen 4-0 and all sailed ahead in the 2nd Women super league here on Friday at the national hockey stadium.
According to the irrigation department, more than 5,000 private tube wells are being operated in Quetta and its surrounding districts.
At least 53 people were killed (at the time of print) and dozens more wounded after a blast at a major hospital in the Pakistani city of Quetta.
Quetta, Sibi, Mastung, Mekran and Noshkii (Chagii), One species of Crocodile, two of Chelonia, 37 species of lizard and 35 specie of snakes belong to 3 orders 14 families of class Reptilia were recorded.
QUETTA: A high level meeting, which presided over by the Provincial Minister for Environment and Information Technology, Prince Ahmed Ali Ahmedzai, reviewed the Quetta Safe City Project, here on Sunday.