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    5 November 2015 Earthquake In Pakistan

  • Pakistan will host West Indies in November for a three-match T20 series: Sethi

    Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi on Thursday, while thanking West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) President Dave Cameron for visiting Pakistan amidst the ongoing Independence Cup, announced that the West Indies team will visit Pakistan for a three-match T20 series towards the end of November...

    The sources further said that Cameron's tour would pave the way for a West Indies tour to Pakistan...

  • Moving forward: Pakistan set to launch pro hockey league in November

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is set to launch its very own Pro Hockey League in November which will also involve foreign players, Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Secretary Shahbaz Ahmed Senior revealed on Monday...

    The former Olympian believed development and growth of young hockey players will rely on the success of the league which will help Pakistan regain its historic aura as a hockey-playing nation...

  • Pakistan to tour Australia in November this year: PHF

    PESHAWAR: National senior team would visit Australia in November this year, secretary of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Shahbaz Ahmed Senior said on Saturday...

    Commenting on the senior team’s proposed visit to Australia, the PHF official appreciated the support offered by Hockey Australia which has promised to provide free boarding and lodging facilities to the Pakistan squad on the tour Down Under...

  • ITF postpones India-Pakistan Davis Cup tie to November

    India's Davis Cup tie against Pakistan at Islamabad next month has been postponed to November under “exceptional circumstances” after a security review, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Thursday...

    “Following an in-depth security review of the current situation in Pakistan by independent expert security advisors, the Davis Cup Committee has taken the decision to postpone the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I tie,” ITF...

  • World Bank president to visit Pakistan in November

    ISLAMABAD: World Bank President David Malpass will visit Islamabad in the first week of November to finalise enhanced financial support for institutional reforms and growth agenda...

    The Ministry of Finance on Thursday said World Bank’s country director in Pakistan Patchamuthu Illangovan and his team called on Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh to apprise him of the upcoming visit of Mr Malpass to...

  • Over 200 dead as 7.5 magnitude earthquake jolts Pakistan

    5 magnitude earthquake struck major cities of Pakistan, including the northern areas on Monday, leaving at least 200 dead and more than 1,000 injured due to building collapses, landslides, stampedes and other quake related incidents...

    The earthquake struck the country at 2:09pm today (Monday)...

  • Pakistan vows to provide 25pc of Nepal’s earthquake shelter needs

    BAKU (Azerbaijan): Pakistan pledged on Sunday to fulfil around 25 per cent of Nepal’s requirements of providing shelter to 300,000 people rendered homeless by the devastating earthquake as the mountainous country put its death toll beyond 7,000, and estimated up to $15 billion for rehabilitation and reconstruction...

    At a function on the sidelines of the 48th meeting of the board of governors of Asian Development Bank, Finance...

  • 2005 earthquake: Ten years of searching for Pakistan's missing

    MUZAFFARABAD: The morning the Pakistan earthquake struck ten years ago, Nazish Naz had been reluctant to go to school, telling her elder sister the day felt cursed...

    Her family are among hundreds of relatives struggling to trace loved ones lost in the earthquake, as all records of whether they survived were destroyed in the chaotic aftermath...

  • Strong earthquake jolts Pakistan, Afghanistan

    2-magnitude earthquake hit northern Afghanistan and Pakistan late on Friday, two months after more than 300 people were killed by a quake in the same mountainous region...

    Know more: Guide: What you should do when an earthquake strikes The US Geological Survey said the earthquake, initially reported as magnitude 6...

  • Earthquake tremors felt in northwestern Pakistan

    CHITRAL: Earthquake tremors were felt in different areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa early Saturday morning, a few weeks after a severe earthquake hit northern Afghanistan and Pakistan...

    People left their houses and workplaces and headed out for open spaces fearing a strong earthquake...

  • No loadshedding from November, says Abid

    ISLAMABAD: The government is increasing the power generation capacity and is formally going to announce an end to loadshedding across the country in November this year, Minister of State for Power Abid Sher Ali claimed on Thursday...

    Talking to journalists, the state minister for power said that when the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz came into power four years ago, the country was facing 18 hours of loadshedding...

  • China vice president to visit India in November as ties warm

    Li will visit India on November 3-7, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang told a regular briefing...

    Read: Top Chinese military officer to visit Pakistan, IndiaFan Changlong, one of the vice chairmen of China's Central Military Commission (CCMC) which controls the armed forces and is headed by President Xi Jinping, will visit India and Pakistan in November...

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