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  • Artist from Arifwala

    He is the only contemporary visual artist of Pakistan who ventured into a tough genre of creating miniature diorama, making small-scale architectural models with actual materials, to serve as a backdrop to his photographic works...

    Born and raised in Arifwala, a small town of Sahiwal district, Rana has been sketching since the tender age of 16...

  • Arifwala’s historic library gets makeover

    SAHIWAL: A public library established in Arifwala city about 80 years back in the British era has been renovated with Rs0...

    The idea to restore the library, presently called Allam Iqbal Library, on the School Road, was conceived by Arifwala Assistant Commissioner Muhammad Altaf, and materialised with the funds provided by a local philanthropist Chaudhry Tahir Iqbal Jutt...

  • IDA’s $135m to help improve weather forecast system

    ISLAMABAD: The Interna­­tional Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank will finance Pakistan’s hydro-meteorological and climate services project with a soft loan of $135 million to strengthen the government’s capacity to deliver reliable and timely weather, hydrological and climate information and services to user departments and communities...

    The present capability of the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) allows it...

  • Two die from heatstroke in Karachi amid forecast of hotter weather

    KARACHI: Soaring temperatures claimed two lives in the city on Friday amid a forecast of a hotter weather in the next two days, with mercury levels expected to rise up to 40 degrees Celsius...

    Earlier, the Pakistan Meteoro­logical Department had issued a warning of rising temperatures in Karachi amid the already hot weather being experienced throughout Sindh...

  • Parts of Karachi receive moderate rain amid forecast of downpour in several cities for today

    Private schoolsAgain, as there was no announce­ment from the government for the schools’ closure on Friday, an association of private educational institutions stayed indecisive about their plan while announcing to keep schools open, but at the same time kept their options open should the weather situation take a turn for the worse...

    “After closely analysing the current weather situation, we hereby announce to open schools tomorrow...

  • Twin cities’ traders to join other cities in shutter-down strike

    “After all efforts failed to convince the government to look into our concerns, we organised a kind of all parties conference belonging to the traders’ community in Lahore on July 5,” All Pakistan Markazi Anjuman-i-Tijaran President Ajmal Baloch said...

    Support for the strike call on July 13 has been extended by traders from major cities including Karachi, Lahore and Faisalabad...

  • Heavy rainfall forecast for northern Pakistan

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Sunday predicted heavy rains in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, northeast Punjab and Azad Jammu and Kashmir during the coming week...

    Heavy rains forecast within the next 24 hours in Malakand, Makran, Kalat, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir are to be accompanied by powerful gusts of wind, DawnNews quoted the PMD...

  • China lowers GDP growth forecast

    BEIJING: China on Monday lowered last year’s growth figure, already the weakest in a quarter-century, days after worries about slowing expansion in the world’s second-largest economy caused global stock market havoc...

    China is a main driver of the world economy, its biggest trader in goods and a key market for commodities, so its troubles can have worldwide repercussions
  • Relief work goes on as more rain, snow forecast

    The Chairman of National Disaster Management Autho­rity (NDMA), Maj Gen Asghar Nawaz, said at a press conference here on Friday that ensuring fair verification of claims and providing relief in coming days when the weather conditions were set to deteriorate would be a serious challenge...

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