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Ten killed, 23 injured as massive blast hits DHA Lahore

February 24, 2017 – 3:14 am

LAHORE: At least ten persons have been killed, while 23 others injured in an explosion took place in Y Block Defence commercial market area in Lahore.


TODAY IN NEWS


Body found in Mand

February 24, 2017 – 3:24 am

BALOCHISTAN

Code of Ethics for Media in Pakistan released

QUETTA: Pakistan Coalition for Ethical Journalism (PCEJ) has framed Code of Ethics for Pakistani media and released it Thursday. A ceremony in this regard was held a t Quetta Press Club.

By Web Desk February 24, 2017 – 3:32 am

50kg explosives defuse in Loralai

QUETTA: Loralai Police foiled a terror bid on Wednesday by defusing 14 bombs weighing 50 kg hidden in edible oil tins.

February 23, 2017 – 3:06 am

Policeman injured

QUETTA: A police personnel was injured during a targeted operation against the miscreants in Dera Murad Jamali, on Wednesday.

February 23, 2017 – 3:05 am

EDITORAL

NAB should be barred from all provinces

The founding fathers of Pakistan publicly pledged to make the Federating Units ‘autonomous and independent’ within the framework of one Pakistan granting maximum possible autonomy to the Federating Units. It was the basic and prime commitment made to the people from all the Federating Units. Now the rulers are deviating from those public commitments denying legitimate autonomy to the provinces on various pretexts.

February 22, 2017

Explosions in cities

All right minded people should strongly condemn the series of explosions in Lahore, Quetta and Waziristan leaving 18 dead and over 80 injured and some of them seriously. The most deadly blast was reported from Lahore where 13 people were killed and around 70 injured. Two very senior Police officers and six Police Jawans are among them. Three police wardens were also killed.

February 15, 2017

‘Annexed territories’ be merged with KPK

It had been finally decided that the Federally Administered Tribal Areas will be merged with the KPK ending the special status of the territories between Pakistan and Afghanistan which the British India used as ‘No Man’s Land’. It was formally confirmed by the Army Chief and the KPK Governor in separate announcement/statements. The issue was dropped from the Agenda of the Federal Cabinet following a request from the Ministry of Finance seeking time to finance this political and constitutional project of the Federal Government.

February 14, 2017

EDITOR'S BLOG

Stop sale of spurious, sub-standard medicine
February 13, 2017 – 3:20 am
Marketing of sub-standard products/food
February 6, 2017 – 3:20 am
Balochistan’s Special Economic Zones; a correct decision
January 30, 2017 – 3:30 am
FATA reforms should benefit Balochistan
January 23, 2017 – 3:30 am
Balochistan needs a big economic package
January 16, 2017 – 3:05 am

OPINION

Stop sale of spurious, sub-standard medicine
By Siddiq Baluch – February 13, 2017
February 13, 2017 – 3:20 am

QUETTA: Secretary, Quality Control Authority of the Provincial Health Department disclosed that more than 80 per cent medicine sold in Balochistan are suspected to be sub-standard and spurious calling for stronger action defending the lives of the people, including the ailing humanity.


PAKISTAN

Panamagate arguments end, SC reserves judgement

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court, after the completion of arguments by defence and prosecution, Thursday reserved the verdict in Panama Papers case and said it would announce a detailed judgment at a later stage.

By Web Desk – February 24, 2017

SPORTS

PSL 2017: Qalandars clinch victory after Akmal’s stand

Sharjah: Lahore Qalandars clinched victory in a nail-biting thriller against Islamabad United and won by one wicket. Umar Akmal’s stand at the crease made the victory possible after Qalandars lost early wickets in the 14th fixture of the Pakistan Super League.

By Web Desk – February 21, 2017