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Coronavirus claims 67 more lives in Pakistan, cases surge to 80,463

June 3, 2020 – 4:28 pm

LAHORE :– Pakistan confirmed 67 more deaths from novel coronavirus in one day as the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 1,688 and positive cases surged to 80,463, on Wednesday.


TODAY IN NEWS



BALOCHISTAN

ENGRO Pakistan expresses will to invest in Balochistan

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan Aliyani on Wednesday met with President Engro Corporation Ghayas Khan discussed investment opportunities in Balochistan.

By Our Reporter June 4, 2020 – 2:00 am

Shahid Afridi stresses upon girls Education in Balochistan

QUETTA: Former Captain of Pakistani Cricket Team Shahid Khan Afridi on Wednesday distributed ration among 500 families badly effected by COVID-19 lockdown in Naushki adding Baloch and Pashtoon have given immense sacrifices for Pakistan.

June 4, 2020 – 1:35 am

Coronavirus equipment handed over to Turbat hospital

QUETTA: Deputy Commissioner Kech Major (Retd) Muhammad Ilyaz Kibzai handed over the coronavirus equipment to Teaching Hospital Turbat on behalf of Federal Minister Zubaida Jalal.

June 4, 2020 – 1:32 am

EDITORAL

 INTERNET SUSPENSION

Suspension of internet services was slapped on the provincial capital for around 48 years reportedly for containing a flurry of hate speeches that had overcast the skies of social media in the wake of a very unfortunate incident of brutal mob lynching of youth in Quetta’s heavily guarded Hazara Town. The Government has already constituted an investigation team comprising representatives from the intelligences agencies to unearth the motive behind murder and present the report within 15 days. However, the incident provided seasonal vultures a chance to vent their longstanding biases and hatred against each other and hence social media become the second battle ground for hatemongers. 

June 4, 2020

BBOI launch Online Business Registration Portal 

QUETTA: Chairman Balochistan Board of Investment Farman Zarkoon on Tuesday briefed the Chief Secretary Balochistan Capt. Retd Fazeel Asghar regarding Online Business Registration portal added business community would receive registration facility at their door step through this portal.

June 3, 2020

Poor Governance Proves Fatal

Human societies cannot survive without an effective governance mechanism. Perhaps this is the reasons why following theevolution of world into a global village, the international entities felt the need for even an international governing body that could regulate the inter-state affairs to ensure world peace and security and respond to the global calamities in the shape of United Nation’s Organisation (UNO) which has reduced suffering of humanity through its specialized agencies such as World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and many others over the years. 

June 2, 2020

EDITOR'S BLOG

Road Crashes on rise in Balochistan
April 8, 2019 – 2:25 am
Maikan Wahid Baloch – Female footballer from Lyari determined against all odds
April 3, 2019 – 4:19 pm
It is so cold in the capital
March 28, 2019 – 3:00 am
Mahathir Mohamad: As Good as his Words
March 22, 2019 – 3:20 am
Media: Sets Sentiments
March 20, 2019 – 2:40 am

OPINION

Road Crashes on rise in Balochistan
By Manzoor Mosiani – April 8, 2019
April 8, 2019 – 2:25 am

Road accidents have increased in the province of Balochistan; the other day accident at Kakaheer, Wadh, Khuzdar, left seven dead and fifteen maimed as a Dumper truck collided with a passenger bus bound to Karachi from Quetta. The rush from and to the provincial capital city – Quetta is a big concern, bumper to bumper traffic is a routine matter,the National Highways are turning dangerous day by day.


PAKISTAN

K-Electric hints at increased loadshedding this summer

KARACHI: Due to the ease in lockdown and a spike in business activities, the surge in demand of electricity has made loadshedding inevitable in Karachi, said a K-Electric spokesman on Wednesday.

By Web Desk – June 3, 2020
Two more lawmakers pass away from COVID-19
By Web Desk
June 3, 2020 – 6:25 pm

Coronavirus pandemic caused less damage than expected: Shibli Faraz
By Web Desk
June 3, 2020 – 6:17 pm



SPORTS

FIA summons Shoaib Akhtar over PCB adviser’s complaint: report

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) Cyber Crime Wing has reportedly summoned fast-bowling great Shoaib Akhtar in connection with his spat with the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) legal adviser, Tafazzul Rizvi.

By Sports Desk – June 3, 2020