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Advent of 2nd phase of CPEC to initiate new era of socio-economic development in Pakistan: FM

March 18, 2019 – 6:01 pm

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi says the advent of second phase of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor will initiate a new era of socio-economic development in Pakistan. 


TODAY IN NEWS



BALOCHISTAN

Mining sector to help Balochistan earn more revenue: CM

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan has said that we the politicians are responsible for that we have got something or not in CPCE projects.  We have to take hard decisions for generating revenue for Balochistan. Mining is a key revenue generating sector of Balochistan.

By Haseeb ur Rehman March 19, 2019 – 2:00 am

Mourning Day observed in Balochistan against tragedy of New Zealand

QUETTA: Mourning day was observed on Monday across Balochistan including its capital against the killing of 50 faithful Muslim including nine Pakistani in terrorist attack at two mosques in New Zealand on Friday.

March 19, 2019 – 12:17 am

Govt to introduce Productive and Constructive reforms in Balochistan’s education department: Lehri

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Advisor for Education Haji Muhammad Khan Lehri on Monday said incumbent government was taking speedy measures for introducing constructive and productive reforms in Balochistan’s education department.

March 19, 2019 – 12:08 am

EDITORAL

Banning carbonated drinks

The Balochistan Food Authority has taken a right decision to banned sale and consumption of carbonated drinks in educational institutions and decided not to allow sale of Ajinomoto salt in Balochistan, declaring it harmful for health.

March 18, 2019

Combating counterfeit medicines

As the country’s drug markets are flooded with counterfeit and substandard medicines sold and threatening the health of hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people in those nations and consumers in more advanced nations as well.

March 16, 2019

Protect rights and resources

The crisis in Balochistan should be the top priority of the any government. The Balochistan is backward, poor and marginalized merely because it was denied a decent infrastructure since the British colonial days. There is a lot of trust insufficiency between the federation and the province of Balochistan. Terrorism, militancy or extremism is the biggest problem of the province. Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan has said the flawed policies of the previous provincial governments provided enemies the opportunity to lure the youth into picking up arms against the state.

March 15, 2019

OPINION

Beyond the Enrolment in Schools
By Manzoor Mosiani – March 14, 2019
March 14, 2019 – 2:40 am

A child without education; is like a bird without wings, is a Tibetan proverb. Given the rush of the students in Quetta particularly at private education centers, as part time students, in the evenings, is wonderful. As the streets hum with these young scholars, to grow wings to fly confidently.


PAKISTAN

Govt plans to spend over Rs100 billion annually for development of tribal districts: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday announced that the government plans to spend over Rs100 billion annually for development of tribal districts.

By News Desk – March 18, 2019

SPORTS

First-ever Pakistan Sports Awards acknowledge achievements of athletes

KARACHI: The first ever Pakistan Sports Awards were held in Karachi on Saturday evening to acknowledge the services and achievements of Pakistani athletes.

By News Desk – March 18, 2019