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September 20, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan team to leave for Socca World Cup tomorrow

KARACHI: Pakistan team will leave for Lisbon, Portugal, on Friday (tomorrow) to participate in the 32-team inaugural Socca Football World Cup, which will start from September 23. The team is scheduled to leave for Dubai from Karachi in the afternoon on September 21. From there the team will take a flight for Madrid, Spain. The team will then take a bus for Lisbon 8

September 14, 2018 2:25 PM Three paramilitary troops martyred, two injured in Balochistan blast

QUETTA: Three officials of the Levies force were martyred and two others injured in a blast near Pasheen, according to Geo News. The blast took place near the vehicle of Assistant Commissioner. Geo News reported that the Assistant Commissioner was not travelling in his car at the time of the attack. Initial reports suggest that a motorbike was used in the blast 2

September 13, 2018 8:33 AM Army chief appreciates improvement in NUST’s global ranking

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday visited National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad and appreciated improvement in its standing at the international level ranking. The army chief said that NUST was a leading University in Pakistan, which would have presence in all four provinces after

September 9, 2018 10:47 PM Iran deports 102 illegal Pakistani immigrants

QUETTA: Iran has reportedly handed over 102 more Pakistani nationals to authorities at Iran-Pakistan Taftan border crossing in Balochistan province. The deported Pakistani workers had reportedly gone to Iran for their livelihood. They were apprehended from different parts of Iran by security forces because they were living in Iran without valid traveling 3

September 9, 2018 12:00 AM Two Balochistan ministers take oath

QUETTA: Two members of Balochistan Assembly took oath as ministers at a ceremony at the Governor House Quetta here on Saturday. Acting Governor Balochistan Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo administered oath to Sardar Abdul Rehman Khetran from PB-8 Barkhan and Mir Assad Baloch from PB-43 Panjgur as ministers. The portfolios for the newly appointed ministers will be allotted

September 5, 2018 12:00 AM SC orders formation of revenue tribunals in Quetta, Multan

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday ordered the government to immediately establish benches of Appellate Tribunal Inland Revenue at Quetta and Multan to provide relief to taxpayers. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, and comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial, and Justice Ijazul Ahsan issued the orders while hearing

September 1, 2018 8:59 PM Over 1.5 million saplings to be planted in 18 major cities on Sunday

The Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) has established 190 points across the country for distribution of free of charge saplings to rejuvenate the public for taking part in the mega tree plantation drive which will go underway on Sunday. "The ministry in collaboration with the Forest Department and private sector organizations, including major oil and mobile

September 1, 2018 11:10 AM Justice Tahira sworn in as first woman chief justice of a Pakistani high court

QUETTA: In a historic oath-taking ceremony, Justice Tahira Safdar was sworn in as first woman chief justice of a Pakistani high court on Saturday. Held at the Governor House, Justice Tahira's oath-taking was administered by the Balochistan High Court (BHC) chief justice Muhammad Khan Achakzai. Her nomination as chief justice of BHC was confirmed in July by Chief

August 29, 2018 5:33 PM Conception of new Pakistan not possible without Balochistan: Dr Arif Alvi

QUETTA: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s presidential candidate Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday said the conception of new Pakistan is not possible without removing the feelings of deprivation from Balochistan’s people. He expressed these views while talking to media when on arrival at Quetta airport. Federal Minister for Defense Pervez Khattak, PTI’s Jahangir Tareen 14

August 29, 2018 3:32 PM PTI's Arif Alvi secures support of BAP, HDP, JWP for presidential election

The Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) announced on Wednesday that it will back Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) nominee Arif Alvi in the upcoming presidential election. The BAP announcement came after a delegation of PTI leaders, including Alvi himself, federal minister Pervez Khattak, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Qasim 7