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Friday, December 13, 2019 | Today's Paper

Anti-polio campaign: PM Imran Khan lauds resilience of workers

December 13, 2019 – 8:34 pm

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan lauded on Friday the resilience and sacrifices given by polio workers across the country.


TODAY IN NEWS


Agha Siraj Durrani granted bail in assets case

December 13, 2019 – 5:00 pm

BALOCHISTAN

Sindh CM assures CS Balochistan of resolving water distribution issue

QUETTA: The Balochistan chief secretary has apprised the Sindh chief minister of the problems being faced by the province in receiving its share of water from Pat Feeder and Kirthar canals. According to a statement issued by the CM Secretariat in Quetta on Friday, Murad Ali Shah has assured Capt (retd) Fazeel Asghar of full cooperation in resolving the water distribution issue.

By Our Reporter December 14, 2019 – 2:00 am

33,000 TB patients emerge annually in Balochistan

QUETTA: Head of the TB control program Balochistan Dr. Sami Kakar has said that, about 33,000 people are suffering from TB disease annually in Balochistan. “Screening of 700 prisoners of District Jail Quetta has started which will be completed in four days,” Dr. Sami said while talking to reporters at the inauguration of a camp for the screening of prisoners in the District Jail Quetta.

December 14, 2019 – 1:40 am

 Chairman PAC laments over poor performance of Livestock Department

QUETTA: Tough the department is capable in steering Balochistan out from economic quagmire but Livestock Department has been generating 10.35 million incomes on annual basis which is tantamount of atrocity with people of Balochistan. Akhtar Hussain Langove added.

December 14, 2019 – 1:35 am

EDITORAL

Lawyer’s hooliganism

The act of madness in Lahore by lawyer community’s on Wednesday condemnable and it’s is already past. And the government will now be judged for how swiftly it makes the lawyers responsible face the full force of the law. Already its reputation about ensuring justice, when criminals are backed by strong institutions, is not much to write home about. Perhaps this tragedy is a good moment for some manner of redemption.

December 13, 2019

Digital vision

Prime Minister Imran Khan launched the Digital Pakistan campaign that aims to make lives of the people easier through e-governance and eliminate corruption from the country. The capability of the PTI to make promises and falling short has been witnessed several times. The Digital Pakistan initiative by the PTI must not take a U-turn.

December 11, 2019

Facilitating the youth of Balochistan

Youth unemployment is the only sector which had been deliberately ignored by the decision makers for the past six decades or more. There is no significant project launched to address the issue of youth unemployment which is one of the root causes of unrest and disquiet in this Province.

December 9, 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

PIC riot case: LHC terms lawyers’ attack as law of jungle

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday heard the PIC riot lawsuit, and termed the unfortunate attack on the hospital by lawyers as a culture of the jungle.

By News Desk – December 13, 2019
Will fight for ultimate rule of public govt in country: Bilawal Bhutto
By Zafar Ahmed Khan
December 13, 2019 – 8:33 pm

FIA recovered Rs7 billion in one year, says Shahzad Akbar
By News Desk
December 13, 2019 – 8:32 pm



SPORTS

Bad light halts play in Pakistan’s stop-start Test homecoming

RAWALPINDI: Bad light halted play in Rawalpindi on Friday as conditions continued to play havoc with Pakistan’s first home Test in a decade, against Sri Lanka.

By Sports Desk – December 13, 2019