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Man commits suicide in Jhal Magsi

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th January 2015

Man commits suicide in Jhal Magsi JHAL MAGSI: A man committed suicide over domestic  dispute in Goth Saragani area of the district on Saturday. According to Levies force, Hazoor Bakhsh consumed poison after domestic dispute which caused his death. His body was handed over to the heirs after legal formalities. Levies force registered a case....


Dry weather forecast for Quetta

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th January 2015

Dry weather forecast for Quetta QUETTA: The Met Office has forecast a dry and cold weather for the provincial capital on Sunday. The maximum temperature is likely between 8 to 12 Centigrade and the minimum is expected between -02 to -01 Centigrade. On Saturday, the maximum temperature 25 Centigrade was recorded in Lasbela and the minimum temperature -04 Centigrade was...


Two coal miners die in Pishin

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th January 2015

Two coal miners die in Pishin QUETTA: Two coal miners died and three other sustained wounds when an avalanche of mud fell down inside the coalmine in Khanozai area of pishin district on Tuesday. According to Levies force, the victims were working in the coalmine as an avalanche of mud collapsed on them. As a result, two of them died on...


Drug trafficker arrested, narcotics recovered

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th January 2015

Drug trafficker arrested, narcotics recovered QUETTA: Police on Monday arrested a drug trafficker here in Satellite Town area and recovered weapons, narcotics from his possession. Police said that acting on a tip-off, they raided a house in Muslim Ittehad Colony, Satellite Town area and arrested a drug peddler. “Police also recovered one and a half kg hashish, two TT pistols,...


Quetta: Drug trafficker arrested, narcotics recovered

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th January 2015

Quetta: Drug trafficker arrested, narcotics recovered QUETTA: Police on Monday arrested a drug trafficker here in Satellite Town area and recovered weapons, narcotics from his possession. Police said that acting on a tip-off, they raided a house in Muslim Ittehad Colony, Satellite Town area and arrested a drug peddler.”Police also recovered one and a half kg hashish, two TT pistols, one...


Bid to blown up the railway track foiled

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th January 2015

Bid to blown up the railway track foiled QUETTA: Security forces foiled a bid to blow up the railway track recovering improvised explosive devices (IED) in Dera Allah Yar area of Jaffarabad district on Sunday. According to police, on a tip off, the security force alongwith bomb disposal squad personnel reached the site and defused one kg improvised explosive device. It was planted...


ICAP inaugurates its satellite office in Quetta

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 13th January 2015

ICAP inaugurates its satellite office in Quetta ISLAMABAD: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) on Tuesday opened a satellite office in Quetta. President ICAP,Yacoob Suttar inaugurated the office recently. Speaking on the occasion, the President ICAP said, “The presence of ICAP office in Quetta will assist in promoting CA Pakistan in the province,according to press release issued by Ministry. The...


No gas supply to Quetta on fifth day

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th December 2014

No gas supply to Quetta on fifth day QUETTA: The provincial capital remained without gas supply on fifth consecutive day on Wednesday. Earlier, gas supply was stopped to the metropolis and other cities of Balochistan when fire erupted in gas plant in Sui, officials of Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) said. Later, they said that unidentified armed men blew up a gas supply...


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...


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