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Monday, May 20, 2019 | Today's Paper

Falling value of Rupee

By Editorial

May 20, 2019 – 3:45 am

There were two disturbing reports in the media for the past few days that the Pakistani Rupee had shed its value against the US Dollar significantly and witnessed bearish trend as KSE-100 index plunged by 804 points (2.43 percent) to close at 33,166 points. A total of 63,321,430 shares were traded, whereas the value of shares traded during the day stood at Rs 2.757 billion.

South Punjab Province

By Editorial

May 18, 2019 – 3:45 am

The PTI, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, vice chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Foreign Minister, has hinted that new provinces can be created and it is for the National Assembly to do so as Foreign Minister, urged the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Wednesday, to assist the incumbent government in granting the status of province to South Punjab.

Public transport in shambles

By Editorial

May 17, 2019 – 3:50 am

Public transport is the most ignored sector of the local economy where bullies are operating passenger buses inflicting insults to people traveling in the bus. They are made target when any one protest for snail pace driving on the busy road causing traffic jam and inflicting mental torture to the passengers.

US-Iran tension

By Editorial

May 16, 2019 – 7:00 am

The US recently presented a military plan to the president’s top national security aides that calls for up to 120,000 troops deploying to the Middle East and a potential crippling cyber-attack on Iran’s infrastructure should Iran speed up its nuclear program or attack U.S. forces.

Targeting Police

By Editorial

May 15, 2019 – 4:00 am

Another attack in Quetta; yet more policemen targeted and killed. The sickening pattern of violence in Balochistan is too public and clear for state officials to simply try and foist blame on unnamed external actors. At Least four personnel of Rapid Response Group RRG have been killed and 11 including civilians injured after an IED blast hit police mosque at Quetta’s Satellite Town on Monday night.