The Balochistan government has decided to construct 7 tourist resorts at places along the 770 km long coastline in the province and restore the management of existing resorts. The meeting of the governing body of the Balochistan Coastal Development Authority (BCDA) made this decision. Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo chaired the meeting through a video link.
Supreme Court deems ECP’s decision to postpone polls as unconstitutional, fixes May 14 as the date for polls
The Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) decision to postpone polls to the Punjab Assembly till Oct 8 was unconstitutional and fixed May 14 as the date for polls in the province. The ECP had on March 22 announced that the elections in Punjab would be held on October 8. The date was earlier set on April 30, in consultation with the president.
Pakistan Peoples Party issues show-cause notice to Nabeel Gabol for making insensitive comment about rape
Pakistan Peoples Party on Tuesday issued a show-cause notice to its leader Nabeel Gabol for making an insensitive comment about rape in a podcast. In the video of the podcast, which went viral on social media, Mr Gabol used the example of rape to talk about being overpowered by the opposition and said some seriously disturbing things like “when rape is imminent, just enjoy it”.
Dr Salman Khan became the first Pakistani to complete six major marathons in the world which consists of runs in Tokyo, Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago, and New York City under the Abbott World Marathon Majors. A total of 11 Pakistanis or American and British citizens of Pakistani origin participated in the Tokyo marathon on March 5, including five women.
Parvez Elahi was appointed as the president of the PTI on Tuesday, cementing his split with his former party, the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q). “Chaudhry Parvez Elahi, who has stood firm with Chairman Imran [Khan] and PTI since the regime change, has been appointed as the president of PTI. Notification released!” the party said via its official Twitter account while sharing the notification.
Karachi’s famed Assistant Commissioner, Hazim Bangwar, left a career in Hollywood to serve his country
Hazim Bangwar, the assistant commissioner for North Nazimabad, used to write songs and sell them to big music labels and Hollywood singers while in college to earn some money. He revealed that he has worked with Nicki Minaj, Jesse J, and Ariana Grande to name a few. But decided to return to Pakistan to serve his country.
‘Grade 21 or 22 bureaucrat’s daughter received Rs720 million in salaami at her wedding’ : Khawaja Asif
Defence Minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif has claimed that a Pakistani bureaucrat’s daughter received Rs720 million (USD $2.8m) at her wedding in salaami. Not revealing the identity of the bureaucrat, the minister also claimed that a whopping Rs 1.2 billion (USD $4.6m) were collected in salaami at the wedding of the first daughter of the same bureaucrat.
Police on Monday arrested former army general Lieutenant General (retired) Amjad Shoaib on allegations of engagement in “hate speech” and provoking government employees against the administration. Amjad Shoaib was arrested from his residence by the Islamabad police under sections 153A (promoting enmity between different groups) and 505 (statements conducing to public mischief) of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC).
“Tent Pegging” as the name suggests is a sport of the cavaliers, it is a cavalry sport of
removing wooden ‘tent pegs’ positioned in the ground from the back of a galloping horse
using a sword or lance. Since the inception of the sport, the greatest challenge of a
horseman hinges on the horseman’s arm movement matching the movement of the horse.
Therefore, success in this sport is based on the rider’s agility, aptness, and intensity of the
Long queues and record-breaking sales, Tim Hortons Pakistan wins big despite economic crisis in the country
Pakistanis are queuing for hours to grab coffee and pastries from Canadian chain Tim Hortons, which opened its first outlet in the South Asian country this week just as its economic crisis took a turn for the worse. Inflation in January spiked to 27% year-on-year, the highest in more than a decade, and the government only has enough foreign reserves to pay for just over three weeks of imports.