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Federal government announces three-day holiday for Eidul Azha


15/08/18    By Dawn
The federal government on Wednesday announced a three-day holiday, from August 21 to 23, on account of Eidul Azha.
According to a notification issued by the interior ministry, all governmental offices, banks and educational institutes will remain closed on the aforesaid dates.
This year, Eidul Azha will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 22.
Muslims across     [More....]


Genoa bridge collapse: Death toll now 22, Italian minister says


14/08/18    BBC Live
At least 22 people have been killed in the Morandi bridge collapse in the city of Genoa, Italian Deputy Transport Minister Edoardo Rixi said in a television interview.
"The central section (of the bridge) came down," Mr Rixi said on SkyNews24, speaking from Genoa.
He warned that the death toll will rise.     [More....]


We will not take dictation from PML-N, PPP: Sirajul Haq


13/08/18    By Dawn
The first signs of weakness in the joint opposition alliance appeared on Monday when Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) emir Sirajul Haq made it clear that Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal's (MMA) JI-aligned voters will not "take dictation" from the PML-N and PPP.
The statement came soon after 328 MNAs took oath in the lower house of parliament, when the JI chief held a press conference to expla    [More....]


Balochistan Latest News


CPEC to deepen Pak-China friendly ties: CM


12/08/18    Balochistan Express
QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan has said that China-Pakistan Ecnomic Corridor (CPEC) would deepen already friendly ties between China and Pakistan.
Chief Minist    [More....]


Mengal terms 6 point important than ministerial portfolios


11/08/18    By Web Desk
QUETTA: The Balochistan National Party Mengal (BNP-M) Chief Sardar Akhtar Mengal has said that they had announced support for PTI in center and PTI has accepted their six points    [More....]


China mosque demolition sparks standoff in Ningxia


10/08/18    BBC
Hundreds of Muslims in north-western China are engaged in a standoff with authorities to prevent their mosque from being demolished.
Officials said the newly built Weizhou Grand M    [More....]


ECP accepts Imran's apology for violating secrecy of ballot; NA-53 victory notification issued


10/08/18    By Dawn
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday accepted Imran Khan's apology for violating secrecy of the ballot on election day and withdrew its notice against him — removing     [More....]




Opposition demands CEC resignation and re-elections


10/08/18    BY Web Desk
QUETTA: Pashtunkhwa Mili Awami Party, MMA, PML N, National Party and other political parties on Thursday demanded immediate resignation of Chief Election Commission vowing to cont    [More....]


PTI and BNP-M Memorandum


10/08/18    Senior leadership of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf and Balochistan National Party met in Quetta on 08th August, 2018 and agreed to the following points which reflects the manifesto of both political par    [More....]


Kamal claims acquisition of simple majority in BA


10/08/18    BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: The President of Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) Mir Jam Kamal has said that their six party coalition has acquired 33 simple majority out of 50 members.
Addr    [More....]


Yemen war: Children killed in Saudi-led air strike on bus


09/08/18    BBC:
The bus was travelling through Dahyan market in Saada province at the time.
The health ministry run by the rebel Houthi movement said 43 people were killed. The Red Cross said     [More....]


New Zealand man admits secretly filming 34 women in shower


09/08/18    BBC
A New Zealand man has pleaded guilty to filming 34 women at his guesthouse with covert cameras in shampoo bottles.
The man from Hawke's Bay, North Island - who has not been named     [More....]


MMA, opposition parties block highways in Balochistan


09/08/18    BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: The Mutahida Majlis e Amal (MMA) and Joint Opposition on Wednesday blocked all highways in Balochistan alleging the General Elections were manipulated and blatant     [More....]


Lady doctor rips apart baby’s head, body


09/08/18    BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: A lady doctor on Monday ripped apart the head and body of a baby during obstetric hours in Muslim Bagh, on Wednesday, leaving body inside the mother’s womb while     [More....]


PTI, BNP-M agree on 6 point formula in Centre


09/08/18    BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: Pakistan Tehriek-e-Insaaf (PTI) and Balochistan National Party-Mengal signed 6 point written agreement here on Wednesday which has secured BNP-M’s support for PTI    [More....]


China to hit US with tariffs on US imports worth $16bn


08/08/18    BBC
China's commerce ministry has announced that it will start imposing 25% import duties targeting $16bn (£12.4bn) worth of US goods.
The Chinese counter-move will take effect immed    [More....]


US mid-term elections: Women break records for nominations


08/08/18    BBC:
More women candidates than ever will contest US governorships and House seats in November's mid-term elections.
After Tuesday's primaries across four states, there are now 11 f    [More....]


Opposition parties hold protest against ‘rigging’ outside ECP in Islamabad


08/08/18    By Dawn
The opposition parties are holding their first protest demonstration against alleged rigging in the July 25 general elections outside the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in Isla    [More....]


Police rescue 24 girls from Indian care home


08/08/18    By Reuters
NEW DELHI: Police have rescued 24 girls and shut down a care home that had been operating illegally in northern India after a youngster living there fled and complained to officers    [More....]


Opposition to hold protest against ‘rigging’ outside ECP today


08/08/18    DawnNews
ISLAMABAD: The opposition parties will hold their first protest demonstration against alleged rigging in the July 25 general elections outside the Election Commission of Pakistan (    [More....]


Shahzain Bugti announces support for Imran Khan


08/08/18    DawnNews
ISLAMABAD: Shahzain Bugti, the president of the Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) and MNA-elect from National Assembly constituency NA-259 (Dera Bugti), has announced that he will vote for     [More....]


PBC recognises LLB Degree Programme in UoT


08/08/18    Balochistan Express
TURBAT: Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) has recognized the University of Turbat and its LLB Degree Program in the Department of Law.
According to evaluation report issu    [More....]


Senate committee seeks explanations over recovery of stamped ballot papers


07/08/18    DawnNews
The Senate's Standing Committee on Interior has sought explanations from the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), provincial secretaries and inspector generals of police over the r    [More....]


Eleven U.S. passengers sue Aeromexico over plane crash


07/08/18    By Reuters
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Eleven U.S. passengers who survived an Aeromexico [AEROMEX.MX] crash in the northern Mexican state of Durango on July 31 filed lawsuits against the airline in C    [More....]


Iran dismisses US talks offer as Trump reimposes sanctions


07/08/18    By AFP
Iran dismissed a US offer to renegotiate a historic 2015 nuclear deal signed with other major powers as President Donald Trump reimposed crippling sanctions on Tuesday.
Trump's    [More....]


11 killed, nearly 70 wounded in Chicago weekend shootings


07/08/18    Agencies
CHICAGO: At least 11 people were shot and killed and about 70 others were wounded over the weekend in Chicago, in a spasm of gun violence that police attributed mostly to gangs and    [More....]


9th grade student killed in Kholu


07/08/18    BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: A class 9th student was gunned down in Nasao area of district Kholu in an honour killing case, here on Monday.
According to the details, a 9th grade student    [More....]


Lombok: Scores die as quake again hits Indonesian island


06/08/18    BBC
At least 91 people are now known to have died after a powerful earthquake hit the Indonesian island of Lombok.
Hundreds of people have been wounded by Sunday's quake, officials sa    [More....]


Trump admits son met Russian for information on opponent


06/08/18    BBC
US President Donald Trump has admitted his son met a Russian lawyer in June 2016 "to get information on an opponent", but argues it was legal.
It is his most direct statement so f    [More....]


Arrest warrant issued for Hazara MPA-elect in murder case


06/08/18    By Web desk
QUETTA: Ahmed Ali Kohzad — an MPA-elect from the Hazara community who has been declared non-Pakistani by Nadra which has blocked his national identity card on the suspicion that    [More....]


Earthquake leaves 37 dead in Indonesia


06/08/18    By AFP
MATARAM TENGGARA: A major earthquake on the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok killed at least 37 people and injured several, officials said on Sunday, damaging homes and triggering p    [More....]


PSP worker found dead with throat cut in Landhi


06/08/18    By dawn
KARACHI: A worker of the Pak Sarzameen Party was found dead with slit throat in Landhi on Sunday, police said.
They added that the body of Tabish Taqi, 24, was found in Aqeel     [More....]


Governor inaugurates CPEC Excellence Centre


06/08/18    BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai on Sunday inaugurated China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Centre of Excellence at Balochistan University of Informat    [More....]


PML-N Sindh announces country-wide protest against rigging


06/08/18    BalochistanExpress
KARACHI: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) has said that Military has grabbed the whole elections and fully supported PTI Chairman Imran in General Elections 2018. Not o    [More....]


Venezuela President Maduro 'survives drone attack'


05/08/18   
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says he has survived an assassination attempt involving explosive drones.
Mr Maduro was speaking at a military event in Caracas when the allege    [More....]


PML-N finds it hard to win PPP support for forming Punjab govt


05/08/18    By Dawn
LAHORE: The PML-N which has taken PPP on board for fielding joint candidates for the slots of prime minister, speaker and deputy speaker in the Centre (the National Assembly) is findi    [More....]


Trump and Erdogan square up for a fight


05/08/18    The Washington Post
PRESIDENT Donald Trump may have squabbled with Western European leaders on a trip to Nato headquarters last month and cast the European Union as a “foe” but he display    [More....]


115 students injured in clashes as BD teen protests turn violent


05/08/18    By AFP
DHAKA: More than 100 people were injured in Bangladesh on Saturday after police fired rubber bullets at student protesters, a doctor and witnesses said, a major escalation in a stand-o    [More....]


3 dead, 1 injured in different incidents


05/08/18    By BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: As many as three persons lost their lives while another sustained injuries in various incidents across Balochistan here on Saturday.
According to the det    [More....]


At least 12 girls’ schools attacked in Gilgit-Baltistan


05/08/18    By Web Desk
CHILAS: At least 12 girls’ schools were attacked in Chilas, about 130 kilometres from Gilgit late Thursday night, police said.
Unidentified men attacked 12 girls’ sc    [More....]


Russian helicopter crash kills 18 in Siberia


04/08/18    BBC
Eighteen people have died in a Russian helicopter crash in north-western Siberia, officials say.
Russia's emergencies ministry said the MI-8 went down at 10:20 local time (03:20    [More....]


BNP chief criticises election results


04/08/18    By dawn
ISLAMABAD: Balochistan National Party (BNP) chief Sardar Akhtar Jan Mengal on Friday criticised the election results and said it was for the first time that the results were given to     [More....]


14 dead, 34 injured in bus-tanker collision near Kohat


04/08/18    By Dawn
At least 14 passengers, including women and children, were killed when a passenger coach and a tanker crashed into one another on the Indus Highway near Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Kohat dis    [More....]


US Senate defense bill cuts aid to Pakistan by $150 million


04/08/18    By Web Desk
WASHINGTON: Amid tensions in bilateral ties, American Congress has passed a bill to cut Pakistan’s defence aid to $150 million.
After signatures of US President Donald T    [More....]


BAP nominates Jam Kamal as parliamentary leader


04/08/18    BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) has nominated Jam Kamal as parliamentary leader while Mir Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo as Speaker while decision for deputy speaker and other     [More....]


At least 20 killed in suicide attack on Afghan mosque


04/08/18    By AFP
KHOST, Afghanistan : A suicide blast struck a Shiite mosque in eastern Afghanistan Friday as it was crowded with worshippers for weekly prayers, killing at least 20 people and wounding    [More....]


Man killed in Quetta


04/08/18   
QUETTA: A man shot dead by unidentified armed assailants in Nawa Killi native area of Quetta on Friday night.
According to police, incident took place at Killi Mandokhail Abad, wh    [More....]