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Dozens of casualties as multiple blasts rock Kabul polling centres

October 20, 2018 – 8:58 pm

KABUL: Multiple explosions rocked polling centres across Kabul on Saturday, causing dozens of casualties, amid growing anger among voters as they waited hours to cast their ballots in long-delayed legislative elections.


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BALOCHISTAN

No benefit of sitting with govt if demands not accepted: Akhtar Mengal

ISLAMABAD: BNP-M chief Sardar Akhtar Mengal has said that there is no benefit of sitting with the government if their demands were not accepted.

By Web Desk October 20, 2018 – 11:24 pm

Body formed to probe illegal appointments

QUETTA: The Government of Balochistan on Friday constituted a six-member committee to probe illegal appointments during caretaker government.

October 20, 2018 – 1:25 am

Iranian forces fire mortar shells into Chagai

CHAGAI: More than two dozen mortar shells fired from Iranian territory into Pakistani border town Taalap area of Chagai district.

October 20, 2018 – 1:15 am

EDITORAL

Making Iran border secure

Fourteen Iranian security personnel, including Revolutionary Guard intelligence officers, were allegedly abducted on the southeastern border with Pakistan. 

October 20, 2018

‘Strategic stability’ in the region

The President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi, has said that India and Pakistan need to agree upon a framework of ‘strategic stability’ in the region. He expressed his views while addressing a conference “The Global Non-Proliferation Regime: Challenges and Responses” at the Strategic Studies Institute in Islamabad.

October 19, 2018

Healthcare needs more attention, investment

Healthcare is one of the most critical issues of Balochistan, hundreds of people die due to rampant diseases and viruses which are spread all over the province. Diseases and viruses are rising day by day in large number killing several people.

October 18, 2018

EDITOR'S BLOG

Beheaded before breath
August 12, 2018 – 7:00 am
Mir Ghous Bakhsh Bizenjo —a Statesman
August 11, 2018 – 2:10 am
Naya Pakistan, purana Balochistan
July 31, 2018 – 6:17 pm
Will Sadiq Sanjrani’s appointment as Senate chairman help Balochistan in any way?
March 16, 2018 – 10:48 pm
Together – in hope, and in despair
March 15, 2018 – 8:36 pm

OPINION

Beheaded before breath
By Haseeb ur Rehman – August 12, 2018
August 12, 2018 – 7:00 am

Health sector has, beyond any doubt, become a lucrative business for not only health professionals but also for non-professional business class. Cluster of hospital on every nook and cranny of this tinny city,


PAKISTAN

PM terms whole opposition as ‘culprits of nation’

ISLAMABAD: While vowing to take accountability drive to its logical end, Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Saturday tagged whole opposition as ‘culprits of the nation’.

By News Desk – October 20, 2018

SPORTS

Pakistan defeat Australia in second Test, win series 1-0

ABU DHABI: Pakistan beat Australia by 373 runs in the second and final Test on the fourth day in Abu Dhabi, taking the series 1-0 on Friday..

By Sports Desk – October 19, 2018

Pakistan announce T-20 squad against Australia

Abbas destroys Australia to put Pakistan on top