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    Earthquake In Pakistan 2005 Muzaffarabad Weather

  • 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...

    6-magnitude quake near the city of Muzaffarabad in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) killed more than 73,000 people, wounded 128,000 and left around 3...

  • Shangla high school without building since 2005 earthquake

    Built in 1996 the high school had developed big cracks as a result of 2005 earthquake and it was demolished in 2010 after the Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (Erra) declared it unsafe for students...

    Aurang Zeb, an official of the planning and development department, told this correspondent that about 204 schools were demolished when Erra declared them unsafe for students after the 2005 earthquake...

  • SC forms judicial commission to look into 2005 earthquake issues

    PESHAWAR: A Supreme Court bench here on Wednesday constituted the constitution of a one-man judicial commission to look into the issues related to the Oct 2005 earthquake, including the survivors’ rehabilitation and funding for reconstruction...

    Orders production of inquiry report in six weeksHearing a 2005 earthquake-related petition at the principal seat in Islamabad lately, the chief justice had taken notice of the rehabilitation...

  • Two guides from Muzaffarabad facilitated Uri attackers, India tells Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday promptly rejected Indian allegations of its involvement in the Uri army base attack, soon after Indian authorities said they had shared "evidence" with Pakistan High Commissioner to New Delhi Abdul Basit...

    Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit told Indian Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar that India is trying to divert the world’s attention from atrocities being committed by Indian forces in India-held Kashmir (IHK)...

  • 2005: When Pakistan and Israel explored closer bilateral ties

    When Pakistan first explored the possibility of normalising relations with Israel, former Israeli foreign minister Silvan Shalom assured Islamabad that Israel never participated in any plan with India to take out the country’s nuclear assets...

    In an interview at the UN headquarters in New York on September 19, 2005, Shalom also told this correspondent that “never in the last 58 years Israel considered Pakistan an enemy” and had...

  • CAA calls for making Muzaffarabad, Rawalakot airports operational

    ISLAMABAD: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has submitted proposals to the Planning Commission for operationalisation and upgradation of Muzaffarabad and Rawalakot airports...

    The CAA had downscaled the Rawalakot airport in October 2005and the Muzaffarabad airport in November 2006 because of the PIA’s inability to continue its services there...

  • Women MNAs reach Muzaffarabad to attend conference on peace

    MUZAFFARABAD: More than 25 women members of the National Assembly and the Senate of Pakistan arrived here on Wednesday to attend a two-day ‘Women Parliamentarians Conference on Peace in Kashmir’, beginning from Thursday...

    The parliamentarians, who were led by NA Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, were received by Ms Dar at the Quaid-i-Azam tourist lodge in Barsala, some 30 kilometres from here along the Muzaffarabad-Kohala Road...

  • Five miners trapped after blast in Muzaffarabad coal mine

    Rescuers were trying to recover five miners trapped in a coal mine near Muzaffarabad on Sunday but there were bleak chances of their survival, an official said...

    The incident was reported from Seri Darra village in the evening after a gas explosion resulted in collapsing of mine stopes, Muzaffarabad Deputy Commissioner Masoodur Rehman told Dawn from the site...

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