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Monday, May 29, 2017 | Today's Paper

Federal Budget for the election year

By Siddiq Baluch

May 29, 2017 – 6:48 am

ISLAMABAD: After taking the economy out of the main crisis, the PML-N Government is now concentrating on the forthcoming elections by presenting a development-oriented budget for the next fiscal year. The Government has an eye on elections with a plan to secure a second tenure using its performance in the field of development creating more jobs for youth in a big way.


Iran votes for regional peace & stability

By Siddiq Baluch

May 22, 2017 – 7:30 am

QUETTA: Once again the Iranian people opted for a durable peace and stability in the region by voting to power President Hassan Rouhani for another constitutional term. He defeated his rival Mr. Ibrahim Raisi, the Custodian of Hazrat Imam Raza Shrine in Mashhad, with a very big margin of votes. President Hassan Rouhani secured around 57 percent while his rival got around 38 percent. Two other candidates polled less than one percent votes.


Suicide bombers target Balochistan

By Haseeb Baloch

May 16, 2017 – 4:00 am

QUETTA: In less than a year, there were four major suicide attacks on the people of Balochistan. It is strange that the terrorist outfits exclusively targeted the innocent and unarmed people to spread terror among the people.


Chaman attack is a total surprise

By Siddiq Baluch

May 8, 2017 – 7:00 am

QUETTA: Political observers were stunned when the Afghan forces launched a surprised attack on two villages Killi Luqman and Killi Jehangir on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border at Chaman killing 12 people and wounding 40 more. The attack came at a time when Pakistan Government had engaged Afghanistan in a series of talks by dispatching goodwill missions in the shape of Parliamentary and military delegations. All the delegates reported well and found the Afghan response positive in finding ways and means to settle all differences in an amicable manner.


Action against cheats, fraud and spurious products

By Haseeb Baloch

May 1, 2017 – 7:20 am

QUETTA: There was a report in our news columns that the FIA had raided a hideout and found a factory preparing fictitious syrup of a branded name of Jam-e-Shireen in Quetta. The premise was sealed and the culprits arrested in a raid by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).