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Blast in Parachinar vegetable market kills 20

January 21, 2017 – 1:42 pm

Parachinar: At least 20 people were killed in a blast at the Sabzi Mandi (vegetable market) in Kurram Agency’s Parachinar area on Saturday morning, an official said.


TODAY IN NEWS


BNP petition accepted against the census

January 21, 2017 – 3:01 am

BALOCHISTAN

Polio virus in Balochistan matter of great concern

QUETTA: People belonging to different walks of life have regarded the presence of polio virus in Balochistan a matter of great concern, saying that until a single child remains deprived of immunisation drops, the eradication of virus would remain a challenge.

By Our Reporter January 21, 2017 – 3:02 am

Cold wave continues to persist in Balochistan

QUETTA : Quetta Valley received snow grains and light rain Tuesday night. It was short lived but sky was overcast indicating chances of light rain at night.

January 18, 2017 – 2:02 am

Balochistan Mega Corruption case

QUETTA: Abdul Majeed Nassar Judge Accountability Court heard Balochistan mega Corruption case here Tuesday and later adjourned hearing till January 31.

January 18, 2017 – 1:56 am

EDITORAL

Female education in Balochistan

Education and human resource development always remained ignored sector in the province and the leaders, barring a few, gave right importance to this sector since Balochistan was given the status of a province of Pakistan. Till 1970 Balochistan was denied the status of a province though it was more than half of Pakistan and two junior officers ruled the two Divisions—Quetta and Kalat—for decades.

January 21, 2017

Handing over the Saindak Project to Balochistan

The Chief Minister, Nawab Sanaullah Zehri, had a meeting with the Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, in Quetta the other day and it was decided to hand over the Saindak Project to the Provincial Government when the accord with the Chinese Company will expire in October this year.

January 19, 2017

FATA reforms and Balochistan

A high powered commission on FATA reforms had completed its valuable recommendations and the Federal Government is about to accord it an approval through a Cabinet decision in near future. Reportedly, the recommendations had already been placed before the Federal Cabinet for the final decision. According to the recommendations,

January 18, 2017

EDITOR'S BLOG

OPINION

Balochistan needs a big economic package
By Siddiq Baluch – January 16, 2017
January 16, 2017 – 3:05 am

QUETTA: Centuries old backwardness is still rampant in all parts of Balochistan where the people are still residing in Stone Age expecting nothing from the modern and nuclear State of Pakistan. At the same time, there is complete frustration among the educated youth losing hope that the State will come to their rescue finally and change their life by providing them acceptable jobs to the millions.


PAKISTAN

Ch Nisar strongly condemns Parachinar blast, demands incident report

PARACHINAR: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has strongly condemned Parachinar blast that took place in a vegetable market in Pakistan’s northwest tribal area of Kurram Agency Saturday morning and demanded the report of the incident.

By Web Desk – January 21, 2017
Saudi Ambassador calls on COAS General Bajwa
By Web Desk
January 21, 2017 – 2:37 am

Thirty eight firefighters die in Tehran building collapse
By News Desk
January 20, 2017 – 3:12 am



SPORTS

Ronaldo crowned FIFA’s Best Player in the World

The Real Madrid superstar enjoyed a staggering 2016 and has now been awarded the title of the best player in the world, beating Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann.

By News Desk – January 10, 2017