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  • PM Nawaz inaugurates Pak-China Friendship Tunnels over Attabad Lake

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday inaugurated the Pakistan-China Friendship Tunnels, which have been constructed by China over the Attabad Lake in Gilgit-Baltistan's Hunza valley...

    Nawaz said Gilgit-Baltistan is a vital link in the China Pakistan Economic Corridor and would benefit most from this mega project which would particularly increase the tourist influx...

  • Attabad road inauguration on Sept 14

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to inaugurate on Sept 14 a recently constructed 24km portion of the Korakoram Highway (KKH) and five tunnels near the Attabad Lake in Hunza...

    The part of the KKH was submerged by the Attabad Lake that developed in January 2010 after a massive landslide blocked the Hunza River for five months...

  • Attabad road link with China restored

    GILGIT: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated on Monday a 24km re-aligned patch of the Karakoram Highway, with five tunnels, restoring a road link with China that had been cut after a massive landslide blocked the Hunza River and created the Attabad Lake in January 2010...

    Besides the 7km-long Pakistan-China Friendship Tunnels, the rebuilt highway includes two bridges and 78 culverts...

  • Glacier melt creates artificial lake in Gilgit

    GILGIT: A small glacier melt has swollen Barsuwat Nullah in the Ishkoman valley of Ghizer district, Gilgit-Baltistan, creating an artificial lake and blocking the flow of the Immit River...

    The Ishkoman valley is situated near the Pakistan- Afghanistan border area...

  • Bridge built over Narari lake in Badin district

    BADIN: A Germany-based organi­sa­tion, Welt Hunger Hilfe (WHH), inaugurated a 22-foot bridge over Narari lake in Jagan Mallah village, 38 kilometres from here in the coastal area, on Wednesday...

    Ms Sohalia Al Bakali, WHH representative, said at the inauguration ceremony that her organisation was engaged in providing basic facilities to the fishing community with the help of Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum as the fishers and their families...

  • Heavy rain brings down temperature

    PESHAWAR: The heavy downpour sent the temperature down in several parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday ending the weeklong hot and dry spell...

    The Met Office put the maximum temperature in the city at 36 degree Celsius and humidity in the air at 51 per cent...

  • Protests in Karachi as power outages continue despite high temperature, Ramazan

    Protesters in Karachi set tyres ablaze on Tuesday after power cuts disrupted another Sehri during the holy month of Ramazan, police said, a day after two protesters were shot dead in Peshawar during a similar protest...

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif came to power four years ago promising to end load shedding — that have plagued daily life for years, hobbling the economy and deterring foreign investment
  • City temperature down to 37°C as sea breeze returns

    The sky remained partly cloudy on Thursday and the maximum temperature was 37 degrees Celsius, said a Met official, with similar weather expected on Friday...

    Responding to queries by Dawn, the Met official said that the minimum temperature in the city on Thursday was 30 degrees Celsius and humidity — a measure of the amount of moisture in the air — was 65 per cent...

  • Karachi stays cool as temperature rises in interior of Sindh

    KARACHI: While most towns in the upper and central parts of the province remained in the grip of scorching heat on Thursday, the metropolis being a coastal city receiving relatively cool sea breeze remained pleasant with the highest temperature being 35 degrees Celsius — two degrees less than Wednesday’s temperature, said a Met official...

    Responding to Dawn queries the Met official said the minimum temperature recorded in the...

  • Political temperature up ahead of Bilawal’s visit to Badin

    BADIN: The top Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leadership had a hectic day on Monday as it prepared for the most crucial election rally by party chairman, Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari’s visit to Badin, which has become a political battlefield with the rival Arbab group and another anti-PPP force led by former home minister Zulfikar Ali Mirza employing all available resources to rout the PPP in this district...

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