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Pakistan to partner with peace and not any conflict: PM Imran affirms

January 22, 2020 – 4:20 pm

DAVOS ( Prime Minister Imran Khan, in his address to corporate leaders at the Pakistan Strategy Dialogue at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, recalled the “heavy cost” paid by Pakistan and the damage to society after participating in the war on terror after 9/11.


TODAY IN NEWS



BALOCHISTAN

District administration fails to control price

QUETTA: Despite countless claims, the District Administration has failed to control vegetable price Hike in provincial capital Quetta. According to detail the prices of vegetable are rises in markets of Quetta, as price of Ginger, Lemon and Garlic increased from 350 to 400 rupees per Kilogram. The price of lady finger and peas hiked from Rs. 160 to 200 rupees per Kilogram.

By Our Reporter January 23, 2020 – 1:20 am

PBSC stenographer test cancelled

QUETTA: Candidates faces problems after cancellation of written test for the posts of stenographer here on Wednesday. While talking to Balochistan Express the candidates told that the test for the five posts of stenographer (BPS-14) in  prosecution department were scheduled for 10 AM at Public service commission office but the test have been cancelled without informing them.

January 23, 2020 – 1:10 am

Miner electrocuted to death

QUETTA: A coalminer was electrocuted, while working inside a local coal mine in Duki town on Wednesday.

January 23, 2020 – 1:05 am

EDITORAL

Shipyard in Pasni

The Ship-breaking Yard was established on the Gadani Coast of Balochistan during the regime of General Ziaul Haq in mid-1980s. Now the Balochistan cabinet on Friday approved allotment of 750 acres of land to the Ministry of Defence Production for construction of a shipyard in Pasni city of Gwadar district.

January 21, 2020

Nawaz Sharif’s health

As Nawaz Sharif’s picture went viral, there are some serious question about the credibility of medical professionals and the current government in Pakistan. Was Prime Minister Imran Khan betrayed by his own ministers? Did Nawaz really go to London for his treatment? In the latest development, Punjab Health Minister Yasmin Rashid on Tuesday said that the relief granted to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for medical treatment abroad had expired and he should submit an updated report regarding his health to the provincial authorities.

January 17, 2020

MQM’s warning

There is understandable unease in the Government camp following announcement of the MQM (P) to review some aspects of its alliance with the ruling party at the Centre. Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, who is also Convenor of the Party, announced his decision to leave the Federal Cabinet over “unfulfilled promises” but at the same time hastened to add that the Party was not abandoning PTI’s Federal Government.

January 16, 2020

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

Sindh Cabinet decides to export 1.4 million tonnes of wheat

KARACHI: The Sindh Cabinet has decided to procure 1.4 million tons of wheat for crop 2019-20 and constituted a cabinet committee to suggest support and evolve a procurement mechanism so that procurement from the genuine growers, particularly of the small ones, could be made.

By Zafar Ahmed Khan – January 22, 2020

SPORTS

Bangladesh to reach Pakistan for T20I series today

Bangladesh will return to Pakistan after a gap of almost 12 years when they arrive in Lahore on Wednesday (today) evening to play three T20Is on 24, 25 and 27 January at the Gaddafi Stadium, said an official press release by the PCB.

By Web Desk – January 22, 2020