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At least 24 feared dead after rains, flashfloods wreak havoc in Neelum valley

July 15, 2019 – 5:28 pm

MUZAFFARABAD: At least 24 people were feared dead and several others reported missing on Monday after heavy rains and flashfloods in Neelum valley area of Azad Kashmir.


TODAY IN NEWS


Shahid Afridi calls on PM Imran Khan

July 15, 2019 – 5:00 pm

BALOCHISTAN

Jam gov jammed all sectors in Balochistan: Akhtar Mengal

QUETTA: Member National Assembly and President Balochistan National Party Mengal Sardar Akhtar Jan Mengal has expressed irk on Jam Kamal led provincial government added temporary political parties never questionable before masses.

By Saadullah Akhtar July 16, 2019 – 2:00 am

E-court system starts functioning in Quetta

QUETTA: Online E-Court system has been formally launched in Balochistan on Monday and on the first day 5 constitutional petitions and cases were heard by three members’ bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan headed by Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa through video conferencing.

July 16, 2019 – 1:50 am

Kamal lauds MQM support for Sanjrani

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan Aliyani on Monday praised Mutihada Qomi Movement (MQM) Pakistan’s unconditional support for Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani called the move as an act to stabilize democracy in Pakistan.

July 16, 2019 – 1:50 am

EDITORAL

Pakistan political scenario

Pakistan Tehreek-e-insaf government is in trouble. It is stuck with a tough economic situation ever since it came into power. As politely as one can say, the economic policies of the incumbent government are not working nor producing the desired results. Pakistan’s growth rate is now at historical lows, around 3.3% and the government has admitted that it will grow only at the rate of 2.4% over the next 12 months. Balance of payment problem still looms large despite getting support from China, UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar.

July 16, 2019

Reko Diq penalty

The Inter­national Centre for Settle­ment of Investment Disp­utes (ICSID), one of the five organisations of the World Bank Group, has announced a huge award of $5.976 billion against Pakistan in the Reko Diq case.

July 15, 2019

Another train tragedy

Railway and road crashes are a common occurrence in the country as death toll from the deadly train crash at Sadiqabad climbed to 24 as Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid claimed that the collision was the result of human negligence. Passenger train Akbar Express, travelling to Quetta from Lahore, rammed into a freight train at Walhar railway station near Sadiqabad in Rahim Yar Khan districts on Thursday morning.

July 13, 2019

EDITOR'S BLOG

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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

Service/maintenance charges no longer applicable on mobile scratch cards

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court’s order of removing service/maintenance charges on pre-paid mobile scratch cards was being implemented from Monday.

By News Desk – July 15, 2019
Karachi police chief transferred in major Sindh Police reshuffle
By News Desk
July 15, 2019 – 5:23 pm

US dollar gains Rs1.11 in interbank market
By News Desk
July 15, 2019 – 5:21 pm



SPORTS

Drama in Lord’s as England win World Cup 2019 in super over thriller

LONDON: England won the World Cup for the first time as they beat New Zealand in a Super Over after a nerve-shredding final ended in a tie at Lord´s on Sunday.

By News Desk – July 14, 2019