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Secretary PSF denies any violation in procurement, appointment

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th December 2014

Secretary PSF denies any violation in procurement, appointment ISLAMABAD: Secretary Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) Haider Zaman on Saturday denied of any violation in official procurement and in the appointments of its employees. Taking to APP the Secretary PSF replied in response to the news published on December 11 in Daily Express regarding the appointments in PSF. Responding to queries, regarding purchase of Rs...


Cold weather forecast for Quetta

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th December 2014

Cold weather forecast for Quetta QUETTA:The Met Office has forecast a very cold weather for the provincial capital on Sunday. The highest maximum temperature is likely between 10 to 15 Centigrade and the lowest is expected between -04 to -02 Centigrade. The cold and dry has been forecast for rest of the region....


Blast in Quetta with no loss of life

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 13th December 2014

Blast in Quetta with no loss of life QUETTA: A blast occurred along the road in a suburban area of Mian Ghundi in Quetta with no casualty,  Aaj News reported. Reports claimed that unknown miscreants had planted a bomb along the road in Mian Ghundi area situated near Quetta-Mastung road. The bomb went off with a huge bang, however, no casualty occurred as...


Reko Diq: Balochistan Assembly proceedings marred by pandemonium

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 13th December 2014

Reko Diq: Balochistan Assembly proceedings marred by pandemonium A pandemonium marred the proceedings of Balochistan Assembly here on Friday when members from treasury and opposition benches started levelling allegations against each other over the Reko Diq issue took place during the speech of the opposition leader in the Balochistan Assembly. The provincial assembly’s sitting was held with Speaker Mir Jan Muhammad Khan Jamali...


Every body should ‘Say No to Corruption’: Chairman NAB

By: Hassaan Ali, Uploaded: 12th December 2014

Every body should ‘Say No to Corruption’: Chairman NAB LAHORE:- National Accountability Bureau  (NAB) Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry has said that every individual should adopt the policy “Say no to corruption” as national obligation for curbing this menace in the country. Addressing a seminar “Curbing Corruption Through Awareness” arranged by Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) held here at WAPDA House on Friday, he...


Reko Diq: Committee mulls over ‘out of court’ settlement

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th December 2014

Reko Diq: Committee mulls over ‘out of court’ settlement Chief Minister Balochistan, Dr Abdul Malik Baloch, on Thursday said that though provincial government effectively fought its case in the International Court for Settlement of Disputes (ICSID) on Reko Diq Mines, yet the committee formed in this connection also revisited its future course of action. Briefing media about the issue of mining by TCC on...


1.26 mln Pakistanis sent abroad for employment in 22 months

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 6th December 2014

1.26 mln Pakistanis sent abroad for employment in 22 months ISLAMABAD:- Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development has sent/registered 1.26 million Pakistanis for employment abroad during last 22 months. Of the total 663,305 were sent abroad for employment during 2013 and up to October 2014 from Punjab province, 129,235 from Sindh, 292,168 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), 15,503 from Balochistan, 67,752 from Federally Administered...


Justice Raza Khan takes oath as new CEC

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 6th December 2014

Justice Raza Khan takes oath as new CEC ISLAMABAD, Dec 6 (APP): Justice (retd) Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan on Saturday took oath as Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) at Supreme Court in Islamabad on Saturday. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Nasirul Mulk administered the oath  of office to Justice Raza. A 12-member Parliamentary Committee, headed by Senator Malik M.Rafique Rajwana on Thursday had agreed...


Cut in transport fares notified

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th December 2014

Cut in transport fares notified QUETTA: Commissioner Quetta division has issued notification of cut in transport fares by Rs 5 following the orders of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to slash petroleum prices. Officials told APP, here on Thursday that Commissioner Office Quetta has notified there would be cut in transport fares by Rs 5.”All local buses will decrease their...


Balochistan Advisor escapes bomb attack

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 2nd December 2014

Balochistan Advisor escapes bomb attack QUETTA:-  Advisor to Chief Minister Balochistan on Education, Sardar Raza Muhammad Barech escaped bomb attack as a blast took place on Joint Road in the provincial capital, here on Tuesday when his convoy was passing through the area. Home Minister, Mir Sarfaraz Bugti said that the convoy of Sardar Raza Muhammad Barech was target of...


Four-day anti-polio drive in Naushahroferoze from Dec 8

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th November 2014

Four-day anti-polio drive in Naushahroferoze from Dec 8 NAUSHAHROFEROZE:  A 4-day anti-polio drive will start here from December 8 and continue till December 11. Deputy Commissioner, Mirza Nasir Ali chaired the meeting in this regards to review and finalise all arrangements of the campaign in the district, said a statement released here on Thursday by District Information Office, Naushahroferoze. Speaking on the occasion,...


3 women polio workers shot dead in Quetta

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th November 2014

3 women polio workers shot dead in Quetta QUETTA: Three female polio workers were shot dead by unknown gunmnen in Eastern Bypass area when they were on their way to health center to administer anti-polio drops to children, here on Wednesday. Police officials told APP that four polio workers including three women and a man sustained multiple bullet wounds when armed assailants sprayed...


PYF chairman injured in firing incident

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th November 2014

PYF chairman injured in firing incident QUETTA: Chairman of Pashtun Youth Force (PYF) was injured in firing in Quetta on Tuesday, police said. They said PYF chairman Waheed Achakzai suffered bullet wounds when armed men opened fire at him in Usman Killa area of Pashtunabad. The injured was moved to civil hospital Quetta for medical aid. The assailants managed to escape...


4 children injured in Quetta gas blast

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th November 2014

4 children injured in Quetta gas blast QUETTA: Four children sustained injuries in a gas cylinder blast in Pashtoonabad area of the provincial capital, here on Monday. Police said that gas cylinder explosion occurred due to gas leakage from the cylinder, leaving four children injured. “Gas filled in the room due to leakage from the cylinder and explosion took place when one...


Three injured in Kuchlak gas cylinder blast

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th November 2014

Three injured in Kuchlak gas cylinder blast QUETTA: Three people including two girls and one boy sustained injuries in a gas cylinder blast in a house in Kuchlak, some 25 km off here on Wednesday. Police said that the family of one Muhammad Aalam was busy in preparing breakfast on a gas cylinder stove which exploded, injuring three siblings of Muhammad Aalam....


Blast occurs in Chaman

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th November 2014

Blast occurs in Chaman CHAMAN: A hand grenade blast took place in bazaar of border town of Chaman here on Monday night, no loss of life was reported. Police said that unknown armed men lobbed a hand grenade in the bazaar which exploded, however, no loss of life took place. The windowpanes of shops were smashed in the explosion....


Call for arresting killers of Sahar Batool

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th November 2014

Call for arresting killers of Sahar Batool QUETTA: Pakistan Muslim League-Q’s senior leader and former provincial minister, Dr. Ruqayyia Saeed Hashmi has demanded of the government to arrest killers of little girl, Sahar Batool. In her statement issued, here on Saturday, she said that the criminals after abducting six-year-old girl Sahar Batool tried to abuse and later killed her. She condemned such...


One killed, 20 injured in bomb blast

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th November 2014

One killed, 20 injured in bomb blast QUETTA: One boy has been killed and over 20 others including two security men have been injured in a roadside bomb blast on Double Road in the provincial capital, here on Tuesday morning. Police said that unknown men planted explosives in a car and parked it roadside on Double Road area which exploded when vehicle...


Marvi Memon calls on IGP Balochistan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 10th November 2014

Marvi Memon calls on IGP Balochistan QUETTA: Ms. Marvi Memon, the chairperson of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting Monday held meeting with IGP Balochistan, Aamlesh Khan and CCPO Quetta, Abdul Razzaq Cheema. The senior police officials told that investigation into Sahar Batool case has been completed and the culprits involved in the killing of the little girl...


Pakistani girl, 6, murdered after rape attempt: police

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 7th November 2014

Pakistani girl, 6, murdered after rape attempt: police QUETTA, Pakistan- Police in southwest Pakistan are investigating after a six-year-old girl was strangled and dumped near a garbage heap after apparently being subjected to rape attempts. Sahar Batool, who was from the minority Hazara ethnic group, was found on Wednesday last week in Quetta, the capital of the restive southwestern province of Baluchistan. Hazaras...


No reduction in transport fares in Balochistan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th November 2014

No reduction in transport fares in Balochistan QUETTA: The provincial government urged to take action to ensure reduction in transport fares after that, on the directives of the Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, prices of petroleum products were slashed. Talking to APP, here on Wednesday, Musa Khan Kakar, the President of Chamber of Commerce and Industry Quetta said that the federal government...


One killed another injured over land dispute

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th November 2014

One killed another injured over land dispute QUETTA: One person was killed and another injured over a land dispute in Bolan area on Wednesday, official sources said. ” Lakhmir died on the spot while Wahid Bakhsh suffered critical injuries when two rival groups opened fire at each other on ownership of a land dispute in Gorgej town of Bala Nari,” Levy official...


Army calls emergency meeting to assist govt on Cyclone Nilofar

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th October 2014

Army calls emergency meeting to assist govt on Cyclone Nilofar QUETTA: Commander Southern Command, Lieutenant General Nasser Khan Janjua on Wednesday called emergency meeting in the Southern command to review the situation arises from the fast approaching Cyclone Nilofar and strategy to assist Balochistan government. General officers commanding (GOCs) and other officials attended the meeting. “Army would make every effort to assist the affected families...


Partly cloudy weather forecast for Quetta

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th October 2014

Partly cloudy weather forecast for Quetta QUETTA: The Met Office has forecast a partly cloudy to cloudy weather for the provincial capital on Wednesday. The highest temperature is likely between 22 to 24 Centigrade and the lowest between 06 08 centigrade. The dry to partly cloudy weather is forecast for rest of the region. The Met Office also forecast that Makran...


Passenger coach slams into trailer truck, kills six injures 13

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th October 2014

Passenger coach slams into trailer truck, kills six injures 13 HUB: At least six people were reported to be killed, whereas 13 others were reported to be injured when a passenger coach slammed into a trailer truck at RCD Highway near Thal, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, the passenger coach which was en route from Karachi to Quetta crashed into a trailer truck...


Iran hands over 37 deportees to Pakistan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th October 2014

Iran hands over 37 deportees to Pakistan CHAGHI: Iranian security forces handed over 37 Pakistani nationals to Levies force on Pak-Iran border in Taftan area of the district on Saturday. According to Levies force, these Pakistani workers had been arrested in Iran by Iran security forces as they were living there without valid traveling documents. They said that the deportees would be...


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