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PM Imran says brutal Modi preparing to inflict cruelty on all Kashmiris

August 21, 2019 – 10:59 pm

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said Wednesday the brutal Narendra Modi, his Indian counterpart, was preparing to inflict cruelty on all Kashmiris.


TODAY IN NEWS


Trump once again offers to mediate on Kashmir

August 21, 2019 – 10:56 pm

BALOCHISTAN

Zehri quashed allegations of his involvement in Zarakzai’s murder

QUETTA: Former Chief Minister Balochistan and Chief of Jhalawan Nawab Sanaullah Zehri on Wednesday quashed allegations regarding his involvement in killings of Nwab Amanullah Zehri and his grandson.

By Our Reporter August 22, 2019 – 2:00 am

Governor accepts resignation of Provincial Minister

QUETTA: The Governor of Balochistan, Justice (retired) Amanullah Khan Yasinzai has accepted the resignation of the Provincial Minister Sardar Sarfaraz Khan Domki from the his office, here of Wednesday.

August 22, 2019 – 1:45 am

Zahoor Buledi stresses upon officials to address public issues

QUETTA: Provincial Finance Minister Meer Zahoor Buledi on Wednesday chaired a high-level meeting in Commissioner Office Turbat reviewed Agriculture and QESCO departments’ affairs in Makran Division.

August 22, 2019 – 1:40 am

EDITORAL

Taliban killing in Kuchlak

A recent wave of attacks against the Afghan Taliban in various parts of Balochistan Province has killed several leaders of the militant group. A bomb on Friday at a madrassa in Kuchlak, outside Quetta, killed the brother of Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada, according to sources. In a separate assassination on Saturday , militants killed Mullah Muhammad Azam Akhund, another key Taliban leader and a close ally of Haibatullah in Killi Qasim of Kuchlak, the ministry sources said.

August 22, 2019

General Qamar Bajwa’s Extension

Prime Minister Imran Khan has given a three-year extension to General Qamar Javed Bajwa, the country’s army chief, in view of the ‘regional security environment’. That the announcement has come more than two months before the date of retirement was presumably meant to put an end to speculation at a time of confrontation on the LoC and the working boundary and the worrisome situation in Indian occupied Kashmir.

August 21, 2019

Population policy in Balochistan

The perils of a runaway population are well known. Balochistan has been increasing with 3.37% which is a large number as compare with other three provinces, is often described as a ticking time bomb in this respect. Indeed, we are already witnessing the fallout of a piecemeal, half-baked approach to population planning over the decades.

August 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

Army chief visits Pakistan Ordnance Factories, Heavy Industries Taxila

Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited the Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) Wah and Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) on Wednesday, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

By News Desk – August 21, 2019

SPORTS

Have not applied for the post of head coach: Misbah-ul-Haq

LAHORE: Former cricket captain Misbah-ul-Haq on Wednesday quashed all rumours about him being the next national team coach and said that he has not applied for the post of Pakistan head coach.

By Web Desk – August 21, 2019