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PTI candidate Ikramullah Gandapur martyred in DI Khan suicide attack

July 22, 2018 – 6:27 pm

DI KHAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Sardar Ikramullah Gandapur was martyred as a suicide bomber targetted his vehicle in DI Khan’s Kulachi Tehsil on Sunday, the deputy commissioner said.


TODAY IN NEWS



BALOCHISTAN

No CPEC benefit for Balochistan, says Akhtar Mengal

QUETTA: Balochistan National Party BNP Mengal’s Chief Sardar Akhtar Jan Mengal has claimed on Saturday that Balochistan is the prime vision of our politics from beginning, people here are mature now and well aware of the root causes of our deprivation.

By Our Reporter July 22, 2018 – 2:55 am

Power Game and Political Survival Battle in Chagai PB-34

CHAGAI: For the first time in Chagai district, the ever long ruling Notezai family is fighting a tough political battle for their survival in power for upcoming polls scheduled to be held on 25th of July. Muhammad hasni’s, who had been political allied of Notezai’s in past, are again contesting against them for the second time during last 10 years.

July 22, 2018 – 2:30 am

CM Punjab Hassan Askari offer condolence to Raisani family

QUETTA: The Caretaker Chief Minister of Punjab Province Hassan Askari has arrived to Quetta on Saturday and condoled with Raisani family over the martyrdom of Nawabzada Siraj Raisani in Mastung Blast.

July 22, 2018 – 2:00 am

EDITORAL

General Election and Clarifications

Pakistan is all set to hold the general elections on July 25th. Political parties, activists and media are doing their expected tasks to ensure that more and more people come out to vote on the polling day. But, the same time, there are some controversies as well.

July 21, 2018

Rupee crashes to record low against dollar

The Pakistan rupee has hit an unprecedented low rate against the dollar at Rs127.50 in the interbank market rate today [Monday].

July 20, 2018

Worst water crisis in Balochistan

Water crisis had taken a serious turn with the beginning of hot summer days in all parts of Balochistan where people are agitating against the water famine by taking out processions and holding rallies.

July 19, 2018

EDITOR'S BLOG

OPINION

Will Sadiq Sanjrani’s appointment as Senate chairman help Balochistan in any way?
By Shezad Baloch – March 16, 2018
March 16, 2018 – 10:48 pm

Whether in the realm of politics or natural resources, Balochistan has always been a target for exploitation by politicians and other powerful forcesin Pakistan. Whenever Balochistan is mentioned, it isinvariably described as “the least developed region of Pakistan.”  It is always “volatile,” “neglected,” or “backward;” the region with “the worst health indicators” and“the poorest infrastructure;”the place where a majority of children are out of school and there is little access to even basic education.


PAKISTAN

COAS expresses grief on martyrdom of PTI’s Ikramullah Gandapur

Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has expressed grief on martyrdom of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) candidate Ikramullah Gandapur in the heinous terror attack, reported Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) Director General (DG) Major Gen Asif Ghafoor.

By Web Desk – July 22, 2018

SPORTS

Imam, Babar tons assist Pakistan script 5-0 rout

BULAWAYO: Pakistan scripted a 5-0 whitewash against Zimbabwe as opener Imamul Haq and middle-order batsman Babar Azam scored tons in the final ODI game at Queens Sports Club. 

By News Desk – July 22, 2018