Concern shown over Naseerabad water scarcity

QUETTA: Minister for Revenue Balochistan Mir Saleem Ahmed Khosa said on Saturday that more than 6,000 cusecs water was available in Patfeeder canal, but it was not known as to why water was not being provided to the agrarian lands of Naseer Shakh and Jhud Shakh areas of Naseerabad Division. Talking to media, he said that the Executive Engineer, Irrigation, Naseerabad had failed to perform his official duty, addiRead More…

Levies sepoy shot and injured; kalashinkove snatched

NOSHKI: Unidentified armed men shot and injured levies sepoy in Nushki area of Balochistan province on Saturday. Assailants also snatched kalashinkove from the injured levies sepoy. According to detail, unidentified armed men opened fire on levies sepoy on Jamaldini road area of District Nushki, resultantly, levies sepoy sustained bullet injuries. The assailants also snatched Kalashinkove from the injured levRead More…

Naseerabad’s agriculture being ruined: Protesters told

QUETTA: Agriculture sector of Naseerabad Division, sole green belt of Balochistan province, is going to be ruined due to acute scarcity of water. These views were expressed by speakers while addressing a protest demonstration held outside Quetta Press Club under the aegis of National Party Naseerabad Division here on Saturday against the dearth of water in Naseerabad Division. Speakers said that six members oRead More…

Demo held against physically assaulting of girl

QUETTA: Hurmat Naswa Welfare Society (HNWS) on Saturday staged a protest demonstration outside Quetta Press Club, demanding authorities to inflict exemplary punishment on the perpetrator involved in physically assaulting six-year-old girl Andleeb in Marriabad area of Quetta city. Addressing a protest demonstration, speakers said that it was the responsibility of the state and government to protect women, but, thRead More…

India grossly violating human rights in Kashmir

Bahawalpur: A one-day seminar on the Changing Dynamics of South Asia and Pakistani Perspective was held at the department of Political Science, the Islamia University of Bahawalpur. Vice Chancellor Engr. Prof. Dr. Athar Mahboob, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, Prof. Dr. Rubina Bhatti and Chairman Department of Political Science, Prof. Dr. Syed Mussawar Hussain Bukhari attended the event. Dr. Safdar Hussain, AssRead More…

Late ZA Bhutto’s close friend passes away at 86

LARKANA: One of the close friends of PPP founder Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and a noted personality of Naundero, Muhammad Bux Katpar, passed away on Saturday morning after protracted illness at his hometown. He was 86. He left behind four sons and four daughters to mourn his death while his fifth daughter has expired. Late Katpar also remained associated with Shaheed Benazir Bhutto during her lifetime but he anRead More…

FPCCI leadership accused of violating job merit

KARACHI: The United Business Group (UBG) on Saturday alleged FPCCI leadership for violating merit and appointing blue-eyed on hefty salaries which had pushed apex chamber under financial stress. The resources of FPCCI should not be wasted, otherwise, this leading representative body of the business community may go bankrupt soon, it said in a statement. UBG Secretary Information and former FPCCI Vice President MRead More…

Shadab and Usman determined to put strong show in the Caribbean

KARACHI: The two leg-spinners in the Pakistan men’s national cricket team, vice-captain Shadab Khan and Usman Qadir, are determined to make the most of the Caribbean conditions on offer in the five-T20I series against the West Indies, which kicks off on July 27. The pitches in this part of the world possess similar traits as the ones in South Asia and the windy conditions at each island further play a role in Read More…

Meeting at Governor House: President Alvi urges enforcement of SOPs against Covid

KARACHI: A high level meeting was held at the Governor’s House under the chairmanship of President Dr Arif Alvi on Saturday, which was also attended by Sindh Governor Imran Ismail, Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar, Member National Assembly J Prakash, Member Sindh Assembly Firdous Shamim Naqvi, Saeed Afridi, Khurram Sher Zaman, Bilal Ghaffar and Opposition Leader in Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Read More…

Pakistan rejects baseless remarks made by Indian state minister

ISLAMABAD: In response to media queries regarding the statement made by the Indian State Minster for External Affairs in the Indian Parliament, regarding the Jammu and Kashmir dispute, Situation in Afghanistan and the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the Pakistan government’s spokesperson stated: We categorically reject baseless and irresponsible remarks made by the Indian State Minister for External AffairRead More…