Demo held for release of MNA, political activists

QUETTA:Pushtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) staged a protest demonstration outside Quetta Press Club here on Sunday, demanding early release of MNA Ali Wazir and other political workers. Demonstration was addressed by Dr Abdul Hae Baloch, Chairman, National Democratic Party, Noor Bacha, Malik Abdul Majeed Kakar, Syed Zubair Shah Agha, Muhammadullah, Qayum Malazai, Khalida Baloch social activist, Asad Iqrar, Nusheen, Mula Read More…

Relief operation carried out in Balochistan areas

QUETTA:PDMA Balochistan and district administration carried out relief operation in Killi Sarda Spin Karez, Marwar, Zarakhu and other areas on Sunday. According to statement, PDMA in connivance with District Administration, dispatched warm clothes, blankets, gas cylinders and other relief items for distributing amongst the dwellers of Killi Sarda Spin Karez, Marwar, Zarakhu and other areas. The relief operation wasRead More…

Top officials transferred in Balochistan

QUETTA:The government of Balochistan has made following transfers and postings, according to information received on Sunday. Bilal Jamali (BCS/BS-20), Secretary Women Development has been transferred and posted as Secretary, Services and General Administration Department vice Arshad Majeed. Arshad Majeed (PAS/BS-20), Secretary, Services and General Administration Department has been directed to report to SandGAD. JRead More…

Recruitment of unemployed being continued: Rind

QUETTA:Bushra Rind, Parliamentary Secretary for Information, has said the process of recruiting unemployed youth against vacant slots had been continuing in different provincial departments. In a statement issued here on Sunday, she said the incumbent provincial government, under the leadership of Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan, had been providing job opportunities to the unemployed youth of the province Read More…

Emergency imposed in Quetta hospital after Mach incident

QUETTA:An emergency has been imposed in Sandeman Provincial Hospital Quetta after killing of 11 coal miners in Mach, said a statement issued by Dr. Wasim Baig, spokesperson for Sandeman Provincial Hospital, Quetta. On the instructions of Dr Arbab Kamran Kasi, Medical Superintendent, Sandeman Provincial Hospital Quetta, emergency was declared in the hospital. All doctors, paramedics and other supporting staff have beRead More…

Call to count uncounted 15 million Karachiites

KARACHI:Pasban Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman Altaf Shakoor on Sunday rejected the results of national population census and strongly demanded of the rulers to count the uncounted 15 million Karachiites, or be prepared for a wrath of the citizens of this megacity. A large number of PDP workers, civil society activists and citizens gathered in front of the Karachi Press Club and held a ‘whistleblowers demo’ and alsoRead More…

Police capture robber, claim recovering weapons

KARACHI:Karachi police on Sunday claimed to have arrested an accused involved in robbing a citizen from Gulshan-e-Maymar area of the city. According to police sources, a Gulshan-e-Maymar police team immediately took action on the victim citizen’s complaint. The police chased and arrested the accused identified as Azhar while his accomplice managed to escape. The police claimed to have recovered weapons along with aRead More…

Social media wing should be activated: Info Minister

KARACHI:Provincial Minister for Information, Local Government, Forests and Religious Affairs Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said that effective response should be accorded to the lies of the federal ministers and PTI spokespersons team, and that Imran government had recruited a gang of spokespersons to mislead the people and lash out at political opponents. He said this while presiding over a meeting at Sindh InformatiRead More…

AJK launches coding-tech courses in schools

KARACHI:Azad Jammu and Kashmir is ready to become the next Silicon Valley in South Asia, said Barrister Iftikhar Gillani, Minister for Elementary and Secondary Education, AJK, at the launch of government’s partnership with Coded Minds to introduce 21st century learning in public schools in the region, according to a statement released on Sunday. “We are proud of the fact that the AJK government is the pioneer in PakRead More…

Concern shown over gas disconnection to factories

KARACHI:Provincial Minister for Industries and Commerce Jam Ikramullah Dharejo has expressed his concern over the disconnection of gas supply to the factories by Sui Southern Gas Company and demanded immediate action from Prime Minister Imran Khan. “Government of Sindh is with the business community and every effort will be made at every level to solve their problems,” he said in a statement issued here on Sunday. DRead More…