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Iran’s Supreme Leader Khamenei lashes out against Saudi Arabia for strengthening US ties

May 28, 2017 – 5:07 pm

Iran’s Supreme Leader said Saturday that Saudi Arabia is a “cow being milked” by the U.S.


TODAY IN NEWS


Man killed in Awaran

May 29, 2017 – 2:30 am

WAPDA employee killed in Noshki

May 28, 2017 – 2:30 am

BALOCHISTAN

4th Year: Balochistan Assembly Witnesses Decline in Legislative Productivity, Six Members Remain Silent for Entire Year

QUETTA: The 10th Provincial Assembly of Balochistan witnessed improvement in the assembly performance in terms of working longer hours during fourth parliamentary year than the previous year, however, it could not excel in legislative productivity as it was reduced to less than half of what was achieved last year, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Annual Report on the performance of Balochistan Assembly.

By Haseeb ur Rehman May 29, 2017 – 3:00 am

No relief for Quetta in month of Ramzan

QUETTA: The masses in Quetta received no relief in terms of daily commodities as low price make-shift markets were established by the district administration but the low price edible commodities remained elusive in these markets.

May 29, 2017 – 2:40 am

Students stage protest

QUETTA: Student of Siddiqabad Girls Model high school had carried out a protest against unavailability of basic needs at the campus situated in Sabzal road Quetta.

May 28, 2017 – 2:45 am

EDITORAL

A balanced budget for election year

The Federal Finance Minister presented a deficit Rs 47.9 trillion budget for the next fiscal year which is generally considered a balanced budget or a better budget since the PML-N Government came to power some four years ago.

May 29, 2017

Pre-budget seminar

The pre-budget seminar held at University of Balochistan in presence of officials of Finance department was an appreciable effort requiring measure for awareness of students about the upcoming annual Balochistan Budget. But the most of presentations went uneconomic and irrelevant. Most of the officials started to talk about the China Pakistan Economic Corridor rather than putting a light on the upcoming budget of 2017-18.

May 27, 2017

FATA reforms deferred

There was total frustration and disappointment among a strong section of people when they learnt that the Government had deferred FATA reforms for an indefinite period.

May 25, 2017

EDITOR'S BLOG

OPINION

Federal Budget for the election year
By Siddiq Baluch – May 29, 2017
May 29, 2017 – 6:48 am

ISLAMABAD: After taking the economy out of the main crisis, the PML-N Government is now concentrating on the forthcoming elections by presenting a development-oriented budget for the next fiscal year. The Government has an eye on elections with a plan to secure a second tenure using its performance in the field of development creating more jobs for youth in a big way.


PAKISTAN

Youm-e-Takbeer being commemorated across country

Youm-e-Takbeer is being observed across the country on Sunday to commemorate the historic nuclear tests conducted in Chaghai, Balochistan on May 28, 1998.

By Web Desk – May 28, 2017
Imran Khan is playing with fire, says Khawaja Saad Rafique
By News Desk
May 28, 2017 – 5:30 pm

Panamagate probe: PM’s son appears before JIT
By News Desk
May 28, 2017 – 5:27 pm



SPORTS

Pakistani cricketers depart for London with eyes on Champions Trophy

LAHORE: Six players of Pakistan cricket team including Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez have on Tuesday departed for England to participate in the ICC Champions Trophy.

By Sports Desk – May 16, 2017