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Nushki District
Map of Pakistani District with Nushki higlighted
Map of Pakistani District with Nushki higlighted
Country Pakistan
Province Balochistan
Division Quetta Division
Headquarters Nushki
 • District Nazim Bahadur Khan
 • District Naib Nazim Wazir Khan Mengal
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of Tehsils 1

Nushki District (Balochi: بلوچ ) is one of the districts of Balochistan province, Pakistan. The administration of the Nushki district was taken over from the Khan of Kalat by the Indian government in 1896, and was leased from him on a perpetual quit rent in 1899.


Nushki initially belongs to rakhshanis i.e, mandaee and badini including jamaldin tribes. Later on khan of kallat sent Mengal and sumalani tribes alongwith pirkani, sarparah and rodeni tribes as border security force against Afghan invaders.


The district of Nushki is administratively subdivided into the following tehsils:


External links[edit]

Coordinates: 29°30′N 65°40′E / 29.500°N 65.667°E / 29.500; 65.667

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23 news items

Eurasia Review

Eurasia Review
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:45:10 -0700

July 23, 2011: Five labourers of Punjabi ethnicity were shot dead by unidentified assailants in the Kisankuri area of Nushki town in Nushki District. August 14, 2010: Unidentified assailants singled out Punjabi passengers travelling on a bus, killing ...

The News on Sunday

The News on Sunday
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 15:15:47 -0700

“In majority of Baloch-dominated districts of the province, Punjabi settlers have been almost wiped out. In Nushki district, there were almost 20 Punjabi barbers in 2006. Today there is not even a single barber; they were either killed or moved out of ...
Wed, 24 Apr 2013 06:00:55 -0700

Opened 100 years ago today (April 24, 1913) when President Woodrow Wilson pushed a button that lit up every floor at once, the steel-frame Woolworth Building in Lower Manhattan not only had a spectacular birth; it was arguably the first ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:07:30 -0700

Meanwhile, unknown attackers opened fire on a truck laden with LPG gas travelling from Taftan to Quetta near Haji Shair Jan area of Nushki district. As a result, Noor Muhammad, the truck driver, received multiple bullet wounds and died on the spot.


Thu, 25 Apr 2013 17:12:09 -0700

Irfan said the attack took place in Nushki district, about 170km west of Quetta, the capital of the troubled oil and gas-rich province of Balochistan, which borders Afghanistan and Iran. There was no immediate claim of responsibility but the Pakistani ...
The Express Tribune
Sat, 23 Jul 2011 21:55:11 -0700

Deputy Commissioner Dr Aslam Baloch said a search has been mounted in the area and security has been tightened at entry and exit points of the Nushki district to plug the escape routes. No one has yet claimed responsibility for the killings. A case has ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:06:47 -0700

Sehat, 45, who has been visually impaired since birth, is an artisan from Nushki district in Balochistan. Mesmerising clients, she selected multi-coloured beads from neatly segregated small packs. “My heart is my guide. God has taught me this skill ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Tue, 27 May 2014 18:03:38 -0700

As they were driving their trusted camper van, Peggy, through Nushki district in Balochistan, its axle broke and they were stranded. The couple had to stay in Quetta for nearly a week to wait for the car parts to arrive from the United States. They ...

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