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PM Imran Khan lashes out at Trump ‘tirade’

November 19, 2018 – 8:19 pm

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump following his remarks that Pakistan doesn’t “do a damn thing” for the United States despite billions of dollars in U.S. aid for the South Asian nation.


TODAY IN NEWS


Panama JIT was biased, says Nawaz

November 19, 2018 – 4:40 pm

BALOCHISTAN

Rally demands release of Baloch Missing Persons

QUETTA: The Voice for Baloch Missing Persons and Baloch Human Rights has held a joint rally on Sunday in Quetta demanding the safe recovery of their loved ones.

By Our Reporter November 20, 2018 – 2:10 am

Force and people of Balochistan bravely defeated terrorism: Gen Asim

QUETTA: Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa has said, under a conspiracy against Pakistan the menace of terrorism was averted toward Balochistan but forces and brave masses bravely defeated terrorism.

November 20, 2018 – 1:40 am

Absence of Student Irks Balochistan Health Minster

QUETTA: The Provincial Health Minister, Mir Naseebullah Mari, while visiting the girls Degree College Kholu, present in his constituency in Kholu, expressed displeasure over the absenteeism of students in college.

November 20, 2018 – 1:39 am

EDITORAL

Provincial water disputes

The Water Apportionment Accord is an agreement on the sharing of waters of the Indus Basin between the provinces of Pakistan. It is based largely upon the historical use of water by the provinces; Punjab 47%, Sindh 42% Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 8% and Baluchistan 3%. The first meeting of the inter-provincial committee, constituted by the CCI, to resolve the contentious issue of water distribution among the provinces under Water Accord 1991, remained inconclusive and now it will meet again during the first week of December, it is learnt reliably.

November 20, 2018

Tackling water shortage in Quetta valley

The Quetta valley is facing acute shortage of water for the past many decades and the successive Governments had failed to solve this problem to the satisfaction of the people. Water is needed for commercial, domestic and agriculture use in the Valley. The existing supply falls short to meet the ever growing demand for fresh water.

November 19, 2018

Commission to probe corruption in Balochistan

Federal Information and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhry presented inaccurate figures of funds given to Balochistan in the last 10 years. Speaking in the Upper House, the minister claimed that the Rs42 trillion had been given to carry out development work in the neglected Balochistan province over the last decade.

November 17, 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

CCI for forming national, provincial task forces over rapid population growth

ISLAMABAD: The Council of Common Interest (CCI), which met at the PM Office on Monday with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair, considered the issue of rapid population growth in the country which currently stands at 207.8 million with a growth rate of 2.4% per annum.

By News Desk – November 19, 2018
CJP takes notice of Karachi siblings’ death due to food poisoning
By News Desk
November 19, 2018 – 10:43 pm

Pakistan takes top spot for blocking content on Facebook
By News Desk
November 19, 2018 – 10:38 pm



SPORTS

Sarfraz calls out Pakistan batsmen for impatience in first New Zealand Test

ABU DHABI: Pakistani skipper Sarfraz Ahmed, while speaking about the his side’s defeat in the first Test match against New Zealand, on Monday called out Pakistani batsmen for the lack of patience they demonstrated on the crease.

By Sports Desk – November 19, 2018