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    Earthquake Affected Areas In Pakistan

  • Shah compares quake-affected areas with Lahore

    ISLAMABAD: Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) stalwart, Syed Khursheed Shah, during his speech in National Assembly on Tuesday urged the government to declare an emergency in earthquake-affected areas of the country and spend the major chunk of national budget on the homeless people of the region...

    “Chitral, Dir and Bajaur agency too are a part of this country and the citizens of these...

  • 5.5 magnitude earthquake jolts northern areas

    ISLAMABAD: An earthquake shook large parts of Pakistan's northern region including several areas in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Gilgit-Baltistan provinces early on Tuesday...

    Gilgit, Ghazar, Chitral, Mansehra, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Murree and other adjoining areas...

  • US-India N-deal affected strategic stability, says Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: The US nuclear deal with India has affected the strategic stability that existed in South Asia before the deal, says Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry...

    The foreign secretary, who will lead the Pakistani team at the US-Pakistan talks on security, strategic stability and non-proliferation which begin in Washington on Tuesday, said that maintaining this strategic balance was necessary for peace in South Asia...

  • Nadra website 'temporarily affected' due to interest in Naya Pakistan Housing Programme: spokesperson

    National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) Spokesperson Faiq Ali on Thursday claimed that around 200,000 people from 174 countries had simultaneously accessed its website as soon as the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme was launched on Nadra's website...

    The spokesperson also claimed that 62,000 registration forms for the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme were downloaded in the first hour alone...

  • Pakistan among 20 states most affected by China slowdown

    ISLAMABAD: The Uni­ted Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has included Pakistan in the list of 20 economies across the world that have been affected the most after China suffered slowdown because of novel coronavirus...

    The affected value chain for Pakistan is textiles and apparel which amounts to $44 million from a two per cent reduction of China exports in intermediate inputs...

  • 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...

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