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Tuesday, November 17th, 2015


At least 16 dead as train derails in Bolan, scores injured

QUETTA: At least 16 people were killed and over 100 injured when four bogies of the Jaffar Express derailed in Ab-i-Gum area of the Bolan district Tuesday. The dead include the driver of the train and his assistant. “Four carriages of the Rawalpindi-bound train which left Quetta Railway station were derailed near Ab-i-Gum area of Bolan district, some 75 kilometres from Quetta city,” said Akbar Hussain Durrani, the home secretary of Balochistan. “The incident happened because the brakes of the train failed.” The victims were shifted to hospitals in QuettaRead More

CPEC to bring change in lives of billions of people: Pervaiz Rashid

ISLAMABAD, Nov 17 (DNA): Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid on Tuesday said that construction work on the western route of China Pakistan Economic Corridor project is continuing with full speed.Talking to the media persons in Islamabad, he said the personnel of the armed forces have rendered their lives while providing security on the construction of this route.Information Minister said this project will bring positive change in the lives of billions of people. He clarified that the CPEC will benefit the entire country and no region has been overlooked.