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    Hassan Nisar On East Pakistan Tornado

  • Peshawar rain, winds caused by tornado, says Met office

    ISLAMABAD: The Met office has said that tornadoes do not occur in Pakistan and they cannot be predicted anywhere in the world...

    Addressing a press conference on Monday, Deputy Director of the Pakistan Meteorological Department Aleemul Hassan said that the mini-tornado that hit Peshawar on Sunday was the third forceful whirlwind in the recorded history of Pakistan...

  • Peshawar tornado: The 44 lives that could have been saved

    Earlier on Sunday a tornado hit Peshawar and its surroundings, leaving dozens dead and many more injured; the unprecedented extreme weather startled residents and local climatologists...

    Officials at the Pakistan Meteorological (Met) Department claim they had forewarned about “rain with dust-thunderstorm” for Peshawar...

  • Tornado kills 13 in Mexico’s border city; 12 missing in Texas

    MEXICO CITY: A tornado raged through a city on the US-Mexico border on Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother’s arms...

    A tornado briefly touched down on Sunday in Houston, damaging rooftops, toppling trees, blowing out windows and sending at least two people to a hospital...

  • Tornado hits texas; one killed

    WASHINGTON: One person was killed and another seriously hurt on Saturday in a tornado that tore across Texas, US authorities said...

    The National Weather Service, which reported damaged homes in Eastland county, Texas, also issued tornado watches covering parts of Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklah­oma and Texas...

  • Tornado, rain wallop US Northwest

    PORTLAND: A tornado struck an Oregon beach town, sending debris flying and toppling power lines and trees as strong winds and heavy rain walloped the Pacific Northwest...

    The tornado was reported on the northern Oregon coast...

  • Severe storms, tornado kill six in US

    Houston: Severe storms and a tornado swept through the US states of Oklahoma and Texas, killing at least six people and injuring dozens, officials said on Thursday...

    Three people died and at least 20 were injured when a tornado touched down in Onalaska, Texas, on Wednesday, emergency officials said...

  • 'Glad that cricket has returned to Pakistan,' says Hassan Ali

    Pakistan's Champions Trophy star Hassan Ali on Wednesday lauded the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the organisers of the Independence Cup on the successful first T20 match yesterday...

    While speaking to DawnNews Hassan said, "There was a bit of pressure in yesterday’s match because we were playing in front of our home crowd and against World XI...

  • Hussain and Hassan Nawaz’s deadline to surrender ends

    In the proclamation, Hussain Nawaz and Hassan Nawaz were asked to surrender and join the proceedings in the three references — Flagship Investment, Al-Azizia and Avenfield properties...

    Mr Sharif’s counsel had sought a joint trial, arguing that the main allegation in all three corruption references was same — that the assets under the names of Hassan and Hussain Nawaz were actually owned by Mr Sharif...

  • Court orders SECP to make Hassan, Hussain's shares in companies part of case record

    An accountability court in Islamabad on Tuesday ordered the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) to attach the shares held by ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif's sons — Hussain and Hassan Nawaz — in various companies in Pakistan...

    The court had declared Hassan and Hussain proclaimed offenders earlier this month for repeatedly failing to appear before the court in connection with the references...

  • Hassan Ali eyes Hashim Amla's wicket in Independence Cup

    Bowling sensation Hassan Ali said on Friday he wants to bowl out South Africa's Hashim Amla when he plays his first international match before a home crowd at next week's World XI tour in Lahore...

    Ali, 23, the highest wicket-taker at the Champions Trophy which the underdog Pakistan side won earlier this year, said he “can't wait” to take on the star-studded World XI in the three-match Twenty20 series...

  • MQM's Khawaja Izharul Hassan survives assassination attempt

    MQM Pakistan leader Khawaja Izharul Hassan was the target of an assassination attempt early Saturday morning in Karachi's Buffer Zone area...

    Hassan, who is the leader of the opposition in the Sindh Assembly, escaped unhurt, but at least four others are reported to have been injured in the attack...

  • Karachi police hunting ex-KU student dubbed 'mastermind' of attack on Izharul Hassan

    Karachi police are conducting raids across the city to nab the suspected mastermind of the attack on Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Khawaja Izharul Hassan on the first day of Eidul Azha, DawnNews reported...

    The suspected militant, who belongs to the newly-emerged outfit Ansar-ul-Sharia Pakistan (ASP), managed to flee a raid carried out by a police team led by Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Malir Rao Anwar Ahmed on...

  • NAB asks accountability court to seize Hassan, Hussain Nawaz's assets

    As the deadline for Nawaz Sharif's sons to appear in court in connection to the accountability references against them lapsed, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday requested the court seize Hassan and Hussain Nawaz's properties...

    Hassan and Hussain failed to appear in court despite the issuance of a proclamation against them last month, the NB deputy prosecutor general (DPG) said, adding that the notice had been pasted...

  • Hassan, Hania bag titles in Essa Lab Open tennis

    KARACHI: Hassan Farooq outplayed Nouman Aftab to win the Under-18 boys singles title while Hania Naveed beat Rida Khan to clinch the U-18 girls singles title in the 3rd Edition of Essa Lab Open Tennis Championship which conmcluded at the Karachi Gymkhana on Friday...

    ResultsU-18 singles final (boys) - Hassan Farooq bt Nouman Aftab 6-3,6-3Girls U-18 singles final (girls) - Hania Naveed bt rida Khan 6-0-6-2U-14 singles final - Ebad...

  • Thrilling wins for Hassan Memorial, Imran Memorial

    ISLAMABAD: Hassan Memorial and Imran Memorial registered sensational victories in two thrilling contests of the National Bank of Pakistan and Islamabad Cricket Associations (ICA) Inter-club Cricket League here on Monday...

    Hassan Memorial overcame Quaid-e-Azam Club by two wickets at the Shalimar Ground while Imran Memorial scraped home by eight runs against Al-Fateh Club at the XI-Star ground in the other East Zone round fixture... ...

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