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Qatari Emir departs after two-day official visit to Pakistan

June 23, 2019 – 5:57 pm

ISLAMABAD: Emir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Sunday departed after the conclusion of his two-day official visit to Pakistan.


TODAY IN NEWS



BALOCHISTAN

Govt to start tendering budget schemes in July: Jam Kamal

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan and President Balochistan Awami Party Jam Kamal Khan Aliyani said, Balochistan Awami Party succeeded in clinching mega projects from Center added government presented comprehensive budget.

By Saadullah Akhtar June 24, 2019 – 1:50 am

NP stages protest against prolonged power cut in Quetta

QUETTA: National Party on Sunday staged a protest demonstration against unannounced load shedding in Quetta announcing wheel jam strike on June 30th if provincial government didn’t resolve electricity issue.

June 24, 2019 – 1:33 am

FC organises free medical camp in Zhob

QUETTA: Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan Zhob Malasia on Sunday set up a day-long free medical camp in the far-flung Toda Kudzai area of district Zhob.

June 24, 2019 – 1:28 am

EDITORAL

FATF heat up

Pakistani delegation returns from Orlando after the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meetings, they will bring with them a heavy agenda of tasks for the government to execute. The country has been granted two more months to complete compliance with its own action plan submitted to FATF last year and the next review is scheduled for September.

June 24, 2019

US-Iran tension

Iran shot down an unmanned American surveillance drone and President Trump seemed enraged. He even ordered a strike on Iran for which all the preparations were complete but Pentagon intervened and reminded Mr. President of all the ‘bad things’ war has brought them. But Iran – in doing so – made a clear statement of their total sovereignty.

June 22, 2019

Combating money laundering

Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khan Khosa has made it clear that a bank account cannot be opened until the involvement of bank officials. CJP maintained that the role of bankers in opening fake bank accounts for money laundering is important.

June 21, 2019

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

Lawmakers barred from calling PM ‘selected’ in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD: Lawmakers in the Lower House of Parliament have been urged not to use the word “selected” for the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

By Web Desk – June 23, 2019
Theory of strategic depth a dead horse, says Qureshi
By News Desk
June 23, 2019 – 10:34 pm

Pakistan key to bringing peace in Afghanistan: Gulbuddin Hekmatyar
By Haseeb Baloch
June 23, 2019 – 10:30 pm



SPORTS

South Africa crash out of World Cup as Pakistan win by 49 runs

LONDON: South Africa was knocked out from the World Cup tournament after its 49 runs defeat against Pakistan at Lord’s on Sunday. 

By Web Desk – June 23, 2019