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Thursday, March 22, 2018 | Today's Paper

Rao Anwar arrested after finally appearing before SC in Naqeebullah murder case

March 21, 2018 – 3:40 pm

Former SSP Malir Rao Anwar, who is being investigated for his suspected involvement in the extrajudicial killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud in a staged ‘encounter’ in Karachi, was arrested today when he finally appeared before the Supreme Court after going under the radar for over a month.


Two killed in firing, pedestrian injured

March 22, 2018 – 1:15 am


Foreign investment through CPEC will turn dilapidated picture of Balochistan: Speaker Balochistan

QUETTA: Speaker Balochistan Assembly Raheela Hameed Durrani said on Wednesday that CPEC is game changer project not for Pakistan but for the entire regions, foreign investment through CPEC will turned Balochistan into modern developed province of the country.

By Our Reporter March 22, 2018 – 3:10 am

Annually 27000 new TB cases emerging in Balochistan

QUETTA: Provincial Manager TB Control Program Government of Balochistan Dr. Sultan Ahmed Lehri has revealed on Wednesday that in 2017 total 10644 new Tuberculosis patients have registered under Provincial TB Control program while annually 27000 new cases have been emerging from Balochistan.

March 22, 2018 – 2:30 am

Landmine blast near Iran border kills three

QUETTA: At least three people including two women were killed in a result of a landmine blast near Rajhay area of District Chaghi near Pak-Iran border on Wednesday.

March 22, 2018 – 1:20 am


Quetta needs open spaces

Quetta, the seat of the Provincial Government, needs more and more open spaces warranting the concerned authorities to shelve all plans to add to the concrete jungle to the disadvantage of the local residents.

March 22, 2018

Musharraf Pakistan Return

The Interior Ministry on Monday has granted former president General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf a safe passage to return to Pakistan in response to his appeal to be provided foolproof security. In the notification released by the Interior Ministry, Musharraf was offered security on his return to Pakistan but he had to submit his travel details to the ministry so that they can make arrangements on time.

March 22, 2018

Precarious US-Pak relations

Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met U.S Vice President Mike Pence in Washington in what was called as a meeting held at Pakistan’s request. Apart from Michael Cutrone, advisor to Vice President on the affairs of South-Asia, no other official accompanied both leaders.

March 21, 2018



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.


Bilawal vows to foil PML-N govt attempts to sell PIA, PSM

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has vowed to foil the attempts by PML-N government to sell national carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and country’s largest industrial mega-corporation complex Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) and asked government to shelve privatization of these state units forthwith.

By Zafar Ahmed Khan – March 22, 2018


Kamran Akmal’s record blitz propels Peshawar to PSL final

LAHORE: A record-breaking 77 off 27 deliveries by opener Kamran Akmal on Wednesday propelled defending champions Peshawar Zalmi into the Pakistan Super League final, as they beat Karachi Kings by 13 runs at the Gaddafi stadium in Lahore.

By Sports Desk – March 22, 2018