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Imran safe, Tareen disqualified by Supreme Court

December 15, 2017 – 3:53 pm

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday disqualified for life Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) secretary general Jahangir Tareen but ruled in favour of PTI chairperson Imran Khan in its judgment on the disqualification case against the two party leaders. 


TODAY IN NEWS



BALOCHISTAN

NP office attacked in Turbat

QUETTA: unknown persons hurled a hand grenade on National Party (NP)’s office in Turbat on Thursday and escaped.

By Our Reporter December 15, 2017 – 2:30 am

Balochistan have vast share in Pakistan Railways: Saad

QUETTA: Federal Minister for Railways and Senior Leader of PML N Khuwaja Saad Rafique said on Wednesday that, after completion of CPEC related Pakistan Railways’ Project, Balochistan will have a vast share in Pakistan Railways and more section will be re-functionalized to connect the province with national rail circle.

December 14, 2017 – 2:00 am

FC foils ‘major terror bid’ in Balochistan

Security forces foiled on Wednesday a ‘major terror’ bid in Balochistan on Monday, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) claimed on Wednesday.

December 13, 2017 – 8:27 pm

EDITORAL

Revival of MMA

Five main religious political parties had decided to revive the Mutheda Majlis Amal (MMA) in wake of the present political crisis in the country. Leaders of all the five main parties met in Karachi and decided to revive the MMA to achieve their common objectives.

December 15, 2017

Ishaq Dar declared an absconder

As expected, the Accountability Court had declared Finance Minister Ishaq Dar as a proclaimed offender as he failed to appear before the court for legal proceeding against him after the National Accountability Bureau leveled charges that he had huge assets comparing his known sources of income. To be specific, Dar is facing corruption charges.

December 13, 2017

Better ties with Iran

A Ministerial delegation from Pakistan, headed by Mir Hasil Bizenjo, Federal Minister for Ports and Shipping and Maritime Affairs, participated in the inaugural ceremony of first phase of the Chah Bahar Port in Iranian Balochistan and sent it a clear message to all and sundry that both the ports of Gwadar and Chah Bahar will play a complimentary role in future trade development in the entire region.

December 12, 2017

EDITOR'S BLOG

Are Balochistanis power thieves?
December 11, 2017 – 7:00 am
Security imperatives of Quetta, Peshawar
December 4, 2017 – 7:15 am
Newspaper editors for boosting ties with China
November 20, 2017 – 3:00 am
After Kachhi Canal, Naulang Dam is danger
November 6, 2017 – 7:00 am
Saindak Copper & Gold: an unwise decision
October 30, 2017 – 7:15 am

OPINION

Are Balochistanis power thieves?
By Siddiq Baluch – December 11, 2017
December 11, 2017 – 7:00 am

QUETTA: The Minister for Power, Sardar Awais Leghari, has claimed that there is no load shedding in the country. He proved wrong and his claims contested by the people by citing massive load shedding in this Province.


PAKISTAN

Parliamentary leaders agree to present delimitation bill in Senate on Dec 19

ISLAMABAD: The bill regarding the fresh delimitation of constituencies will be tabled in the Senate on December 19, parliamentary party leaders agreed during a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday.

By News Desk – December 15, 2017

SPORTS

Rohit Sharma becomes first batsman to smash three ODI double centuries

MOHALI: Indian cricket team skipper Rohit Sharma has become the first player in one-day international history to score three double centuries.

By AFP – December 13, 2017

ICC bans Hafeez from bowling in international matches

PCB readies measures to curb corruption in PSL3