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China welcomes PM Imran Khan’s attendance in 2nd Belt and Road Forum

April 23, 2019 – 5:44 pm

BEIJING: China on Tuesday welcomed Prime Minister Imran Khan’s attendance in the second Belt and Road Forum scheduled for April 25-27 and termed China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as a highly demonstrative project which has set a good example for other projects under Belt and Road Initiative.


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BALOCHISTAN

Govt to cooperate with Pak Navy to improve education and health Sector: Jam Kamal

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan jam Kamal khan Alyani has said that provincial government would take initiatives for betterment of health and education sector and fully cooperate with Pakistan Navy to protect Makran Costal Highway.

By Haseeb ur Rehman April 23, 2019 – 2:15 am

BPC protest against Sri Lanka terror attack

QUETTA: Balochistan Peace Committee for Inter-faith Harmony arranges demonstration in front of Quetta Press Club against the militant attack on Churches and Hotels in the capital city of Sri Lanka. The demonstrators light candles in memory of those killed in terror incident held in Sri Lanka.

April 23, 2019 – 2:00 am

Negligence won’t be Tolerated, says Marri

QUETTA: The Provincial Health Minister Mir Naseebullah Marri visited District Headquarter hospital Kholu and said no negligence would be tolerated in the provision of quality health services.

April 23, 2019 – 1:53 am

EDITORAL

Naya Pakistan housing project

The Naya Pakistan Housing Programme launched in Quetta by Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday is easily one of the most ambitious projects conceived by any government in Pakistan. While speaking PM said that “under the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme, 135,000 housing units will be built across the country in the first phase,” he said. “Twenty-five thousand apartments will be built in Islamabad for federal government employees and 110,000 apartments will be constructed in Balochistan, mainly for the fishermen of Gwadar.

April 23, 2019

Presidential system in Pakistan

It is an irony of fate that a powerful section of people in this country is yet to concede the fact that Pakistan is a Federation with Parliamentary System of Government when the 1962 Constitution of Ayub Khan was abrogated by another military Junta.

April 22, 2019

Asad resignation and cabinet reshuffle

A prominent leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and close aide of Prime Minister Imran Khan, Asad Umar has decided to step aside after being asked to assume the Energy Minister portfolio. “As part of a cabinet reshuffle, [the] prime minister desired that I take the energy minister portfolio instead of finance,” he said. “However, I have obtained his consent to not take any cabinet position.”

April 20, 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

COAS, Saudi assistant minister for defence discuss regional security

RAWALPINDI: Kingdom of Saudia Arabia Assistance Minister of Defence Muhammad Bin Abdullah Al-Ayesh called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the GHQ on Tuesday, said a statement issued by the ISPR.

By News Desk – April 23, 2019
PPP to bring legislation in Parliament demanding end to torture
By News Desk
April 23, 2019 – 10:20 pm

Opposition protest mars NA session on second day
By News Desk
April 23, 2019 – 5:44 pm



SPORTS

Liverpool football legend Ian Rush visits Lyari

KARACHI: Liverpool legend Ian Rush on Tuesday visited Karachi’s football stronghold Lyari as a part of his visit to Pakistan.

By News Desk – April 23, 2019

Liverpool football legend Ian Rush visits

Pakistan team arrives in London for England series, World Cup