Saturday, February 4


Markazi Anjuman Tajiran Wa Dukandaran Balochistan had been striving for addressing genuine problems of business community

QUETTA:Amruddin Agha, President, Markazi Anjuman Tajirna Wa Dukandaran Balochistan has said that Markazi Anjuman Tajiran Wa Dukandaran Balochistan had been striving for addressing the genuine problems of business community of the province for the last many years. "Keeping in view the performance of Markazi Anjuman Tajiran Wa Dukandaran, several leaders of business community tendered resignation from the so-called association of business community and joined Markazi Anjuman Tajiran Wa Dukandaran Balochistan," he said while addressing a press conference at Quetta Press Club here on Monday. He called on authorities to compensate shopkeepers of Sariab Customs area of Quetta whose shops were burnt to ashes due to overturning of oil tanker. He added estimate of loses had already been submi...

PPP nominates Tareen for PB-20 Pishin by-polls

QUETTA:Pakistan Peoples Party (PP) Balochistan has nominated Khair Muhammad Tareen advocate as its candidate for contesting the by-election of PB-20 Pishin, according to a statement issued by Sardar Sirbuland Jogezai, a spokesperson for PPP Balochistan here on Monday. The statement says that after seeking approval of Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and President PPP Parliamentarian, Asif Ali Zardari, the party ticket for contesting the by-election of PB-20 Pishin had been awarded to Mr Tareen. It is pertinent to mention here that the seat of PB-20 Pishin had fallen vacant due to the death of Syed Muhammad Fazal Agha.

Sports forms healthy society: Adviser

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QUETTA:Advisor to Chief Minister for Sports, Culture and Youth Affairs, Abdul Khaliq Hazara has said that the role of sports carried immense importance in the formation of healthy society. In a statement issued here on Monday, Hazara said that on the directives of Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan, the successful arrangements of events of different disciplines of sports in the province, active participation of players and appreciation from the spectators was a positive development. He said successful arrangements of sports festivals in Gwadar and Lasbella were the result of team work and effective strategy. He hoped that such events would also be arranged in future which would bring soft image of the province to the fore. Appreciating the performance of Secretary, Sports and...

CM Kamal empowering youth, says Musakhail

QUETTA:Sardar Babar Khan Musakhail, Deputy Speaker Balochistan Provincial Assembly has said that the incumbent provincial government under the leadership of Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan, was striving hard to empower youth of the province. "Prime Minister Imran Khan intended to highlight the hidden abilities of youth which could be judged from the introduction of Kamyab Jawan Programme," he said while talking to Hammad Khan Kakar, President, Organization of Islamic Youth (OIY) who called on him in his office here on Monday. Musakhail said that youth exchange programme between Pakistan and Afghanistan would help bring these two brotherly Muslim countries closer to each other. On the occasion, Hammad Khan Kakar apprised Sardar Babar Khan Musakhail of his tour of Afghanista...

Balochistan CM condoles demise of Musharraf’s mother

QUETTA:Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan has condoled the demise of the mother of former President Pervaiz Musharraf. In his condolence message issued here on Sunday, Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan expressed heartfelt grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Pervaiz Musharraf's mother. He prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage to the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss with equanimity.

Cold weather expected in Balochistan

QUETTA:Pakistan Meteorological Department Quetta Regional Center has forecast that cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the province, while very cold / frosty condition in central, northern and north western parts of the province during the next 24 hours. Weather prevailed during last 24 hours; mainly cold and dry weather remained in most parts and very cold/ frosty in central parts/ hilly areas of the province. Maximum temperature recorded on Sunday: Barkhan 23, Dalbandin 21, Gwadar 25, Jiwani 26.5, Kalat 18, Khuzdar 22, Lasbella 28, Nokkundi 23, Panjgur 22, Pasni 25.5, Quetta 20, Samungli 18, Sibbi 25, Turbat 29, Ormara 25, Zhob 21, Uthal 29, Usta Muhammad 20, Chaman 17.6, Kharan 22, Loralai 20.7, Mastung 18.1, Muslim Bagh 21.2, Pishin 19 and Ziarat 12.8.