Citizens foil bid to kidnap girl

QUETTA:Citizens foiled a bid to kidnap a minor girl here on Saturday. The kidnapper was captured red-handed, tortured and later handed over to police for kidnapping the girl.   According to police, the incident occurred on Gordat Singh Road where dwellers of the area foiled the bid to kidnap granddaughter of noted religious scholar and Khateen Jamia Masjid Safeer Qari Abdul Rehman.   Accused AmiRead More…

Protest held against price hike, other issues

QUETTA:Progressive Youth Alliance rallied and staged a protest demonstration outside Quetta Press Club here on Saturday against growing unemployment, inflation and harassment in education institutions.   The rally took out from Quetta Metropolitan Corporation, marched through different roads and reached Quetta Press Club where participants staged a protest demonstration. The protest demonstration was addreRead More…

Quetta bomb blast FIR registered

QUETTA:The First Information Report (FIR) of a bomb blast in Essa Nagri area of the provincial capital was lodged against an unidentified person at Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Saturday.   According to CTD authorities, a case of a bomb blast of Essa Nagri area of Quetta has been lodged against unidentified persons on the complaint of Station House Officer (SHO), CTD, Ehsanullah Mawrat under sectioRead More…

New polio case emerges in Balochistan

KILLA ABDULLAH:A new polio case emerged in Gulistan area of district Killa Abdullah on Saturday.   According to the provincial health department, parents of a 16-month-old child were reluctant to administer polio vaccine to their child and that was the child was hit by polio.   It is pertinent to mention that number of polio cases in the province during the current year has now reached 25. &nRead More…

PDM parties meeting discuss arrangements for long march

QUETTA:A meeting of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) presided over by Senator Muhammad Usman Khan Kakar was held in the Central Secretariat of Pushtunkhwa Milli Awami Party on Saturday.   A statement issued here on Saturday says that meeting was attended by Moulana Abdul Wasey, Provincial Ameer, JUI (F), Moulana Sarwar Musakhail, MNA Molvi Kamal-ud-Din, Provincial Secretary Pushtoonkhwa Milli Awami PartyRead More…

Concern shown over violation of merit in LF appointments

QUETTA:Abdul Zahir, a resident of Khuzdar, has said that merit had been violated while making appointments against the vacant posts of Levies Force in district Khuzdar of the Balochistan province.   Addressing a press conference at Quetta Press Club here on Saturday with Nisar Ahmed Ababaki, Comrade Samiullah Notani and others, he said that eligible candidates were completely ignored and those were shortliRead More…

Demo held against Balochistan Public Service Commission

QUETTA:Candidates for the posts of Medical Officer, Lady Medical Officers and representatives of Young Doctors Association demanded of the authorities to remove deficiencies in the test prescribed by Balochistan Public Service Commission for appointment to the posts of Lady Medical Officer and Medical Officer.   Addressing a press conference at Quetta Press Club here on Saturday, Dr Mirwaiz said that graveRead More…

CM supports fencing of Gwadar

QUETTA:Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan has said that the opposition parties are making every issue controversial.   In a statement issued on Saturday, the chief minister said although fencing was the part of “Gwadar Smart City Project” and “Gwadar Safe Camping Enclosure”, but political colour was being given to the issue of fencing in Gwadar which was being politicized.   He sRead More…

Certificates given away to 113 medics at AKU ceremony

KARACHI:A total of 113 residents and fellows – many of whom have played a key role in treating COVID-19 patients during the pandemic – graduated at Aga Khan University’s 25th Postgraduate Medical Education ceremony on Saturday.   Certificates were awarded to 92 residents and 21 fellows in areas relevant to the treatment of COVID-19 such as anaesthesiology and intensive care, emergency medicine, pulmonaryRead More…

CM aide inspects Clifton park renovation work

KARACHI:Barrister Murtaza Wahab, a Spokesperson for Sindh government, and Advisor to Chief Minister Sindh on Law, Environment and Coastal Development, visited old Clifton park.   He inspected the under-construction wall and beautification work at the park. DMC officials accompanied him on the occasion.   Speaking on the occasion, Wahab said that the Sindh government was trying to make the city bRead More…