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PTI’s Asad Qaiser sworn in as NA speaker

August 15, 2018 – 6:07 pm

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Asad Qaiser was elected as the speaker of National Assembly on Wednesday. He was contesting against Khursheed Shah from the Pakistan Peoples Party.


TODAY IN NEWS


Governor Punjab Rafique Rajwana resigns

August 15, 2018 – 5:46 pm

BALOCHISTAN

71st Independence Day marked with zeal across Balochistan

QUETTA: The spirits were high across the province as people in Balochistan celebrated country’s 71 Independence Day with full zeal and fervor on Tuesday as several ceremonies were held to mark the occasion.

By Our Reporter August 15, 2018 – 2:00 am

15 injured in Nushki grenade attack

QUETTA: unknown miscreants, riding on motorbike, hurled a grenade on a shop on Nushki’s Masjid road, injuring 15 people on Tuesday morning.

August 15, 2018 – 1:45 am

HEC delegation visits Gwadar Campus of UoT

TURBAT: A delegation of Higher Education Commission’s (HEC) Accreditation and Attestation (A&A) Division visited Gwadar Campus of Turbat University.

August 15, 2018 – 1:45 am

EDITORAL

Death Mines of Balochistan

On Sunday, August 12, we were reminded of yet again the hazards attached to the coal mining industry in Balochistan. At least 13 people were killed due to a gas explosion in a coal mine in Sanjawi, some 30 kilometres from Quetta and many rescue workers are also reported to have lost their lives so far owing to suffocation.

August 15, 2018

Land dispute claims life in Dukki

QUETTA: A feud over a land resulted in death of a man in Sadori Jangal area of Dukki, on Tuesday.

August 15, 2018

HEC delegation visits Gwadar Campus of UoT

TURBAT: A delegation of Higher Education Commission’s (HEC) Accreditation and Attestation (A&A) Division visited Gwadar Campus of Turbat University.

August 15, 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

Tolerated ‘fake speaker’ taunts patiently: Ayaz Sadiq

ISLAMABAD: Former speaker of National Assembly (NA) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ayaz Sadiq on Wednesday has said that he tolerated taunts regarding ‘fake speaker’ with patience.

By Web Desk – August 15, 2018
Do not meet Maryam every day, says Nawaz
By Web Desk
August 15, 2018 – 5:59 pm

Aga Siraj Durrani re-elected speaker, Rehana Leghari deputy of Sindh Assembly
By Web Desk
August 15, 2018 – 5:54 pm



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