February 24, 2024
PAKISTAN

Police arrest rights activist Hidayatur Rehman during protest in Gwadar

QUETTA: On Thursday, police detained Maulana Hidayatur Rehman, the leader of the Haq do Tehreek (HDT), in connection with several instances involving protests in the port city of Gwadar. A courthouse in Balochistan was where Mr. Rehman and three other people, including Naseeb Nosherwani and Hassan Murad, were apprehended. A lawsuit was filed against the […]

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PAKISTAN Politics

BHC provides new orders to dismiss all charges brought against Azam Swati

QUETTA: The Balochistan High Court (BHC) mandated on Monday that all complaints brought against PTI leader Azam Swati for offensive tweets directed at army officials be dismissed. Justice Abdul Majeed Baloch, who heard a petition relating to new cases filed against the senator in Balochistan, issued the new orders. In Winder, Bela, and Chaman, Swati […]

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PAKISTAN

Cases against Azam Swati were challenged by BHC

QUETTA: A plea asking the Balochistan High Court (BHC) to throw out the cases against PTI Senator Azam Swati has been submitted. The son of Azam Swati asked the court to release his father. The senator’s physical remand has also been contested in court by the Insaf Lawyers Forum. On Sunday, a Quetta district judge […]

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Business

Pakistan’s Cotton Production Continues to Fall Dramatically

According to the most recent biweekly data, which the Pakistan Cotton Ginner’s Association (PCGA) issued on Monday, Pakistan’s cotton production fell by more than 40% year over year (YoY). As of December 1, 2022, Pakistan received 4.281 million bales of cotton production overall, down from 7.168 million bales at the same period in the previous […]

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Business

ZTBL to Defer Rs. 20 Billion in Farmer Loans from Balochistan and Sindh

In accordance with the Prime Minister’s instructions, Zarai Taraqiati Bank Ltd (ZTBL) has chosen to help farmers in flood-affected areas by postponing debts totaling Rs. 20 billion. According to ZTBL authorities, the loans would be postponed for a year. About 57 000 farmers will profit from this policy. In a statement, the bank underlined that […]

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PAKISTAN

Balochistan educational institutions will reopen after two weeks

QUETTA: Today was the first day of classes in all of the province of Balochistan (Monday).Mir Naseebullah Khan Marri, the province’s minister of education, made the declaration that schools and institutions would resume on the designated day. The decision to open schools in the badly devastated areas of Naseerabad and Jaffarabad, according to Naseebullah Marri, […]

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PAKISTAN

How much precipitation can Pakistan expect in September?

After forecasting additional rain for the upcoming month, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) released the weather outlook for September on Thursday.The Met Office predicts that at least two monsoon systems will likely bring substantial rains to the month of September. According to the Met Department’s most recent forecast, September is anticipated to see normal to […]

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PAKISTAN

250 people have died in the Balochistan floods

The number of fatalities in Balochistan has now reached 250 after at least two additional persons were confirmed deceased in the course of the last 24 hours due to incidents brought on by rain and flooding.In its report, the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) reported that two persons had died, bringing the total number of […]

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PAKISTAN

Ahsan thanks APCEA for its contribution of Rs15.5 million to the PM Flood Relief Fund

Professor Ahsan Iqbal, the federal minister for planning, development, and special initiatives, thanked the All Pakistan Chinese Enterprises Association (APECA) on Thursday for its donation of Rs15.5 million to the Prime Minister’s Flood Relief Fund in the wake of the recent flood calamity. The nation has been severely impacted by climate change. We are among […]

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PAKISTAN

Balochistan experiences more flash floods that trap 500 people

QUETTA: Balochistan was devastated by severe rains and river torrents, which imprisoned at least 500 people, including women and children.Several regions of the province have been flooded by nonstop lashing showers. Houses, businesses, and places of business were flooded. Over a hundred villages were predicted to be flooded as the Bolan River’s flood surge broke […]

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