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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | Today's Paper

Naya Pakistan housing project

By Editorial

April 23, 2019 – 7:00 am

The Naya Pakistan Housing Programme launched in Quetta by Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday is easily one of the most ambitious projects conceived by any government in Pakistan. While speaking PM said that “under the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme, 135,000 housing units will be built across the country in the first phase,” he said. “Twenty-five thousand apartments will be built in Islamabad for federal government employees and 110,000 apartments will be constructed in Balochistan, mainly for the fishermen of Gwadar.

Presidential system in Pakistan

By Editorial

April 22, 2019 – 7:00 am

It is an irony of fate that a powerful section of people in this country is yet to concede the fact that Pakistan is a Federation with Parliamentary System of Government when the 1962 Constitution of Ayub Khan was abrogated by another military Junta.

Asad resignation and cabinet reshuffle

By Editorial

April 20, 2019 – 7:00 am

A prominent leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and close aide of Prime Minister Imran Khan, Asad Umar has decided to step aside after being asked to assume the Energy Minister portfolio. “As part of a cabinet reshuffle, [the] prime minister desired that I take the energy minister portfolio instead of finance,” he said. “However, I have obtained his consent to not take any cabinet position.”

Speedy justice

By Editorial

April 18, 2019 – 7:00 am

There are tangible measures being taken to fix Pakistan’s broken justice system. One of the most misunderstood legal concepts in Pakistan is that of ‘speedy justice and Pakistan’s civil justice ranking on a survey by the World Justice Project bleak picture and provides justification as to why some citizens are bent on leaving the country or at least embarrassed of their nationality.

Proxy war in Balochistan

By Editorial

April 17, 2019 – 7:15 am

The Hazara community’s has called off its sit-in on the Western Bypass after four days on the assurances of Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan that justice will be served. The protests began after the violent suicide attack at Hazar Ganji market, which claimed the lives of over 21 people, including ten members of the Hazara community, 2 FC soldier and Pashtuns amongst other locals.