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    Atom Bomb Picture Of Pakistan National Assembly

  • Japan marks 70 years since Hiroshima atom bomb attack

    HIROSHIMA: Tens of thousands gathered in Hiroshima Thursday to mark 70 years since the dropping of the first atomic bomb, with opinion still divided over whether its deadly destruction was justified...

    American B-29 bomber Enola Gay dropped a bomb, dubbed “Little Boy”, on Hiroshima on Aug 6, 1945, in one of the closing chapters of World War II...

  • National Assembly gets observer status in Asean Assembly

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly of Pakistan has got observer status in the Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA), says an official handout issued by the NA Secretariat here on Tuesday...

    The approval to grant the observer status to Pakistan’s National Assembly was granted during the 42nd AIPA General Assembly meeting held in Brunei Darrusalam...

  • Saiful Muluk National Park: a picture of neglect

    Home to some exotic flora and fauna, the Saiful Muluk National Park in Kaghan valley is in a state of neglect as the wildlife department hasn’t made any serious effort to preserve it since it was declared a national park 14 years ago...

    In 2003, the secretary of the environment department exercising his powers under the Preservation, Protection, Conservation and Management Act 1975 had declared the Saiful Muluk Lake spread over 12,026...

  • Global survey paints gloomy picture of Pakistan economy

    LAHORE: Economic conditions remain uncertain in Pakistan despite businesses benefiting from a series of aggressive rate cuts since the late 2014, says the latest Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) 2016...

    “In Pakistan, economic sentiment is being hurt by ongoing security problems, with business confidence in Q1 remaining low compared with most of last year and compared with its sub-continent neighbours,” says the GECS from the...

  • Shehla Raza alerts security agencies after letter threatening to bomb Sindh Assembly

    Deputy Speaker Sindh Assembly Shehla Raza on Monday said she had alerted security agencies after receiving a letter threatening to bomb the Sindh Assembly and kill her if she doesn't pay a Rs500 million ransom...

    The letter, which carries a postal stamp from Satellite Town, Rawalpindi, says if the ransom amount is not paid, the people making the threat will "blow the Sindh Assembly up"...

  • KP assembly speaker strips assembly secretary of powers

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Speaker Asad Qaisar has stripped the assembly secretary of his administrative and financial powers in a spat over recruitments and other issues...

    ”In line with the notification, the secretary will look after matters related to legislation and meetings of the public accounts committee although the secretary has been declared the principal accounting officer of the assembly’s secretariat...

  • Part of Faisalabad’s second biggest park a picture of neglect

    FAISALABAD: The rear side of Kaleem Shaheed Park, second biggest park of the city, is being neglected by the Parks and Horticulture Authority as its once-attractive waterfall and a small hill are in a shambles, footpaths in a rundown condition and the lake dry for years...

    The front side of the park was lined with flower beds only
  • Early figures paint picture of population boom

    ISLAMABAD: Torghar in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has emerged as the only district in the country where population has seen a decline in 19 years, provisional census results showed...

    According to the provisional figures, Torghar district in KP’s north-east had 174,682 residents in 1998, which declined to 171,395 in 2017
  • Fruit and vegetable market a picture of neglect

    FAISALABAD: Ensuring clean environment at the Fruit and Vegetables Market, Ghulam Mohammadabad, doesn’t seem to be among priorities of the municipal corporation as it presents a picture of neglect with no cleanliness arrangements and foul smell emitting from the heaps of garbage of rotten vegetables and fruits...

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