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Government concedes PAC chairmanship to Shehbaz Sharif

December 13, 2018 – 5:46 pm

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government on Thursday conceded the chairmanship of Public Accounts Committee to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif, almost three months after a stalemate over the key position.


TODAY IN NEWS


Punjab CM Usman Buzdar to visit China on Dec 17

December 13, 2018 – 5:19 pm

BALOCHISTAN

NAB hands over Rs460m recovered from corrupt elements to Balochistan govt

QUETTA  – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan chapter on Wednesday handed over Rs460 million recovered from the corrupt elements to the provincial government.

By News Desk December 13, 2018 – 5:11 pm

Akhtar Mengal asks federal govt to resolve missing person’s issue

ISLAMABAD: The President of Balochistan National Party Sardar Akhtar Jan Mengal has said on Wednesday, the federal government should take immediate steps to resolve missing person’s crisis that is the mother of all issues if Balochistan.

December 13, 2018 – 1:45 am

Islamic Advisory Group affirm commitment to end polio

QUETTA: Islamic Advisory Group (IAG) reiterated its trust in the safety and effectiveness of all routine childhood vaccinations including polio as a life-saving tool which protects children, and acknowledged that it conforms to Islamic Shariah.

December 13, 2018 – 1:30 am

EDITORAL

Next JCC meeting and Balochistan

Complaining of being neglected in CPEC the Cabinet Session chaired by CM Balochistan has vowed to present strict stance of Provincial Government over western route of CPEC in Joint Work Group Session to be held in Islamabad to discuss Preparations of next JCC.

December 13, 2018

PM sets a precedent

In a historic review meeting, Prime Minister Imran Khan reviewed the performance of every federal minister on Monday. The meeting lasted for 9 hours where every minister explained the performance of his or her respective field. According to sources, the review meeting was held in order to further improve the performance of every ministry and work towards the enhancement of people’s quality of life.

December 12, 2018

Balochistan crucial in building TAPI Gas Pipeline

After a deliberate lapse of two long decades, the Turkmen Gas Pipeline Project is being revived following interests shown in it by all stakeholders, countries like Pakistan. Turkmenistan requests Pakistan to kick off work on TAPI pipeline project next year. A report in our news columns said.

December 11, 2018

EDITOR'S BLOG

Battling for hearts and minds
December 6, 2018 – 2:09 am
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

OPINION

Battling for hearts and minds
By Tufail Ahmed – December 6, 2018
December 6, 2018 – 2:09 am

The insurgents are fueling their movements with the covert soft and hard support extracted from the inhabitants of insurgency-hit surrounding regions. It has become critically necessary to identify and address the root causes of ongoing insurgency, which is persistent beyond one decade, and which has disturbed social norms of the region aside from causing harm to the state of Pakistan. Therefore, it is indispensably required to be countered only in the arena out of battlegrounds.


PAKISTAN

COAS chairs Corps Commanders’ conference at GHQ

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa presided over the 216th Corps Commanders’ Conference at Army’s General Headquarters on Thursday, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

By News Desk – December 13, 2018
Opposition can choose PAC Chairman, NA told
By News Desk
December 13, 2018 – 5:41 pm

SC orders Aleema Khan to submit Rs29.4 mn in foreign assets case
By News Desk
December 13, 2018 – 5:39 pm



SPORTS

Pakistan cricket team left for South Africa

LAHORE  – Pakistan cricket team left for South Africa in the wee hours of Thursday via UAE to play three-Test series against South Africa, Dunya News reported.

By News Desk – December 13, 2018