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Quetta, other parts of Balochistan still without electricity

QUETTA: Seventeen districts of Balochistan, including Quetta, are still without electricity on Saturday.Furthermore, no security clearance hindering restoration of electricity to the 17 districts of the province has been given.Failure to achieve security clearance is hindering the restoration, repairs of recently destroyed electricity tower in Bolan, creating a 1380 MW shortfall in 17 districts of […]

CM says no progress on Reko Deq without parliamentarians consent

QUETTA: Chief Minster Balochistan, Dr Abdul Malik Baloch said on Thursday that the case of Reko Deg was in the International Court and no progress in this connection would be made unless the parliamentarians are taken on board. Talking to media here at Balochistan Assembly, he said that his government would only carry out development […]

Senate session: Budget debate in Upper House proceeds without direction

ISLAMABAD:  Senate, resuming its debate on budget for the second day on Sunday, seemed to meander directionless as lawmakers failed to focus on matters likely to affect the masses as an upshot of the fiscal policies introduced by the new government. The session was largely dominated by a charged Senator from the Federally Administered Tribal […]

Democracy can’t sustain without free, fair elections: CJP Iftikhar

QUETTA: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said that without free and fair elections the dream of sustainable democracy would not be achieved, and this may damage the socio-political fabric of society. Addressing the returning officers in Quetta on Sunday, the chief justice said it is the duty of the constitutional institutions […]

Afghanistan says ready to work for peace without Pakistan help

KABUL: Afghanistan is shocked by Pakistan’s “complacency” in the nascent Afghan peace process and is ready to work without Islamabad’s help on reconciliation, Deputy Foreign Minister Jawed Ludin told Reuters on Wednesday. It was the first time Afghanistan has suggested the possibility of going it alone without its neighbour. Regional power Pakistan is seen as critical […]

Without a trace: Abductors dressed in FC uniform kidnap ANP leader

QUETTA:  A group of armed men dressed in Frontier Corps uniform kidnapped Balochistan Assembly member and leader of the Awami National Party (ANP) Malik Sultan Tareen in the Bostan area of Pishin district on Tuesday. The abductors intercepted Tareen’s vehicle and held him, his guard and driver at gunpoint before driving away in the vehicle. […]

Pakistanis can’t travel abroad without polio vaccination

QUETTA: Three more polio cases have been reported in Killa Abdullah district of Balochistan on Friday as the report of Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) of the Global Polio Eradication banned Pakistanis from travelling abroad without confirmation of vaccination against poliovirus.A six-member World Health Organisation (WHO) delegation, comprising of four international and two national experts, led […]

Ahmed Siddiq’s ‘Sher Khan’ thrives without YouTube

LAHORE:  In the aftermath of the government ban on YouTube in light of the anti-Islam film, Innocence of Muslims, the local music industry — which gauges its success from video virality on the video-sharing website — was affected adversely. Projects were put on hold, and many feared the end of the ‘viral age’ which was […]

Art of killing without a trace

Indian arch-journalist Kuldip Nayar has written his memoir at the age of 89 — Beyond the Lines: an autobiography (Roli Books 2012). He writes about Indian Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri’s death in Tashkent where he had gone to end the 1965 Indo-Pakistan war with a peace accord. Kuldip was in Tashkent with Shastri: “In […]

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