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Tuesday, February 20, 2018 | Today's Paper

Convict in Zainab rape, murder case challenges death sentence in LHC

February 20, 2018 – 5:39 pm

The man convicted in the rape and murder case of minor Zainab in Kasur filed an appeal in the Lahore High Court (LHC) against the death sentence an anti-terrorism court (ATC) punished him with.


TODAY IN NEWS



BALOCHISTAN

Two lose lives in separate incidents in Balochistan districts

QUETTA: A labourer died when an avalanche of mud fell down on him inside a coalmine in Duki area of Loralai district on Monday. According to Levies force, the victim Dilawar Khan was working in a coalmine when an avalanche of mud collapsed on him killing him on the spot. The body was handed over to the heirs after completion of medico-legal formalities. The Levies force has registered a case.

By APP February 20, 2018 – 5:28 pm

FBR decides to crackdown against defaulters

QUETTA: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has decided to have crackdown against those hotels and marriage halls who had not deposited withholding taxes (WHT) in Government treasury.

February 20, 2018 – 2:40 am

Awareness campaign for maintaining cleanliness

QUETTA: Deputy Commissioner Quetta Captain (retired) Farukkh Atiq said on Monday it is inevitable to conduct a regular awareness campaign among citizens to improve cleanliness situation in provincial capital.

February 20, 2018 – 2:30 am

EDITORAL

Balochistan needs better travel facilities

Balochistan is the most backward and ignored province of Pakistan where people are denied basic services, including decent travel facilities, in absence of comprehensive road network. Travel facilities are inseparably linked with the availability of a decent infrastructure in any given territory.

February 20, 2018

Quetta safe city Project and illegal immigrants

Government is making efforts to make the provincial capital safe. After listening to the complaint of local residents, Balochistan Chief Minister, Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has ordered early completion of Quetta safe city project for controlling crime effectively.

February 19, 2018

Quetta affairs are more complicated

Quetta is the prime seat of the Government in Balochistan and it is yet to get a decent look improving the basis services to its people. In all respects, problems of Quetta are getting worse with no attention to provide any relief to the local residents, particularly those residing on this land for centuries.

February 18, 2018

EDITOR'S BLOG

Farewell Waja Siddiq Baluch
February 10, 2018 – 10:05 pm
Siddiq Baluch- a journalist par excellence
February 7, 2018 – 1:56 pm
Development without gas & electricity
January 29, 2018 – 7:00 am
Revisiting the Public Sector Development Programme
January 22, 2018 – 7:00 am
Three chief ministers in a single tenure
January 15, 2018 – 7:15 am

OPINION

Farewell Waja Siddiq Baluch
By Abbas Nasir – February 10, 2018
February 10, 2018 – 10:05 pm

THE best of people have elements in their personality or behaviour that are annoying and can anger someone at one point or another with exceptions being very, very rare.


PAKISTAN

IHC takes up petition requesting ban on Nawaz’s anti-judiciary speeches

The Islamabad High Court on Tuesday took up a petition requesting a ban on Nawaz Sharif’s anti-judiciary speeches.

By News Desk – February 20, 2018
Campaign to enrol 0.5m out-of-school kids soon
By APP
February 20, 2018 – 5:43 pm

PTI threatens protest ‘if Parliament used against judiciary’
By News Desk
February 20, 2018 – 5:19 pm



SPORTS

PSL trophy unveiled by franchise captains in Dubai

The trophy for the third season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) starting Feb 22 was jointly unveiled by the captains of each of the PSL franchises at a ceremony held in Dubai on Tuesday.

By Sports Desk – February 20, 2018