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2008-09-26 00:00:24

Text of report by official news agency Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) Quetta, 25 September: Like in other parts of the country, security at Quetta, Gawadar and Turbat airports was also put on high alert after a telephone caller's warning about a suicide bomber was going to target Benazir Bhutto airport on Thursday [25 September], Airport Security Force (ASF) officials here said.

2008-08-19 06:00:53

Text of report by staff reporter headlined "Balochistan to be consulted over IPI gasline" published by Pakistani newspaper Daily Times website on 19 August Islamabad: The federal government on Monday [18 August] assured the Baluchistan government that it would be consulted on the 7.6bn dollars Iran Pakistan India (IPI) gas pipeline project.

2008-07-15 09:01:21

Text of report by official news agency Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) Dera Murad Jamali [Baluchistan Province], 15 July: Gas supply to Pirkoh purification plant was suspended after unknown miscreants blew up an 18-inch diameter gas pipeline in Sui [in Baluchistan], Tuesday [15 July].

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2008-06-08 18:00:21

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan _ It began with an errant dog, and it's now culminated with the forced betrothal of 15 little girls, some of them as young as three, as compensation in a case of tribal feuding in a remote part of Pakistan.

2006-09-01 06:22:31

By Asim Tanveer DERA BUGTI, Pakistan (Reuters) - An elderly rebel chieftain whose killing by Pakistani security forces last weekend sparked violent protests was hastily buried on Friday in his hometown in Pakistan's restive southwest province of Baluchistan.

2006-09-01 03:45:44

By Asim Tanveer DERA BUGTI, Pakistan (Reuters) - An elderly rebel chieftain whose killing by Pakistani security forces last weekend sparked violent protests was hastily buried on Friday in his hometown in Pakistan's restive southwest province of Baluchistan.

2006-09-01 02:29:32

By Asim Tanveer DERA BUGTI, Pakistan (Reuters) - The body of an elderly rebel chieftain killed during a clash with Pakistani security forces last weekend was hastily buried on Friday in his hometown in Pakistan's restive southwest province of Baluchistan.

2006-08-29 11:32:43

By Gul Yousafzai QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Security forces and gunmen clashed in the capital of Pakistan's Baluchistan province on Tuesday after prayers for a slain rebel leader, while a blast elsewhere killed three people, police said.


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2007-08-15 11:06:34

The Urial (Ovis vignei), is a medium sized wild sheep and is considered a member of the goat/antelope subfamily. The Urial is also known as the Shapo or Arkhar. The Urial is found in western central Asia from northeastern Iran and western Kazakhstan to Baluchistan and Ladakh. To the east they are displaced by the bigger Argalis and to the southwest by the Asiatic Mouflons. The habitat consists of grassy slopes below the timberline. Noticeable features are the reddish-brown long fur that...

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.