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PPP withdraws support for Shehbaz Sharif as PM candidate

August 16, 2018 – 8:46 pm

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) withdrew support for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif for the post of prime minister, sources informed Geo News on Thursday.


TODAY IN NEWS


Pervaiz Elahi elected Punjab Assembly speaker

August 16, 2018 – 7:46 pm

PTI’s Mehmood Khan elected KP CM

August 16, 2018 – 8:35 pm

BALOCHISTAN

Quddus Bizenjo elected Balochistan Assembly speaker

QUETTA: Mir Abdul Qudus Bizenjo, a member of Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) was elected as Speaker while Sardar Babar Musa Khail, a member of Pakistan Tehriek-e-Insaaf (PTI) was elected as Deputy Speaker Provincial Assembly, on Thursday

By Saadullah Akhtar August 17, 2018 – 2:00 am

5 killed, 7 injured in road mishap

QUETTA: At least five people lost their lives, including three brothers, and seven others sustained critical wounds when a vehicle overturned carrying a marriage procession in District Duki.

August 17, 2018 – 1:45 am

Malik Naseer condoles with miners’ families

QUETTA: The concerns of the family members of miners is deepening as bodies of remaining five miners could not be retrieved so far. The rescue workers have failed to suck out poisonous gas from mine instead of the availability of advanced machineries.

August 17, 2018 – 1:45 am

EDITORAL

Imran’s election seems smoother

It seems as if the alliance of opposition has to deal with internal difference as it emerged that there isn’t a united front on the nomination for the office of the Prime Minister. This development is set to make Imran Khan’s election as Prime Minister all the more easier.

August 17, 2018

Governance Challenges in Balochistan

Among many other entrenched social, political and economic issues, governance is really a daunting challenge that Balochistan faces for the past many decades.

August 16, 2018

BNP to play role for uplift of suppressed: Jamaldini

QUETTA: The central committee member of Balochistan National Party Mengal (BNP) Khursheed Jamaldini has said that BNP-M play its role of becoming voice of suppressed people of Balochistan in National and Provincial Assemblies.

August 16, 2018

EDITOR'S BLOG

Beheaded before breath
August 12, 2018 – 7:00 am
Mir Ghous Bakhsh Bizenjo —a Statesman
August 11, 2018 – 2:10 am
Naya Pakistan, purana Balochistan
July 31, 2018 – 6:17 pm
Will Sadiq Sanjrani’s appointment as Senate chairman help Balochistan in any way?
March 16, 2018 – 10:48 pm
Together – in hope, and in despair
March 15, 2018 – 8:36 pm

OPINION

Beheaded before breath
By Haseeb ur Rehman – August 12, 2018
August 12, 2018 – 7:00 am

Health sector has, beyond any doubt, become a lucrative business for not only health professionals but also for non-professional business class. Cluster of hospital on every nook and cranny of this tinny city,


PAKISTAN

COAS approves death sentences of 15 terrorists: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday confirmed death sentences awarded to 15 terrorists involved in attacking armed forces/ law enforcement agencies of Pakistan and civilians, said a press release issued by ISPR.

By News Desk – August 16, 2018

SPORTS

1st FC Squash Tournament clinched by Shams ul Islam

QUETTA: The First Frontier Corps (FC) All Balochistan Squash Tournament 2018 concluded here on Saturday night with Sham ul Islam, the former Asian Champion as winner.

By Sports Repoter – August 13, 2018