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  • Gorakh hill station to be provided with solar energy

    KARACHI: Sindh minister for culture, tourism and antiquities Syed Sardar Ali Shah has announced that Gorakh hill station will be provided with solar energy in an attempt to promote the key tourist spot of Sindh...

    It was decided at the meeting that the hill station’s current eight tourist huts would be provided with solar energy and so he directed the GHDA authorities to prepare a plan for establishing a solar power plant...

  • Mall Road to remain closed on 6th

    RAWALPINDI: Mall Road will remain closed for traffic during the Pakistan Day celebrations on Sunday...

    The areas to be affected include T&T Chowk to Shalimar Chowk, Kashmir Road, T&T Chowk to Chungi No 22, Tameezuddin Road, PC Hotel turn to CSD, Tufail Road, GHQ gate No 3 to Chungi No 22 and from Iftikhar Janjua Road to the GHQ...

  • LHC reserves verdict on petition against PAT Mall Road rally

    The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday reserved its judgement on a petition filed against the Pakistan Awami Tehreek-led (PAT) protest being held on The Mall today...

    The PAT is set to relaunch its protest campaign to “force the PML-N out of power – both in the federal and provincial governments” ? shortly and leaders of the PTI and PPP are expected to attend the inaugural rally on The Mall...

  • Lahore's administration rejects Awami Tehreek's request to stage sit-in on The Mall

    The Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Lahore has turned down Pakistan Awami Tehreek's (PAT) request to stage a sit-in on Istanbul Chowk on The Mall on August 16, DawnNews reported on Tuesday...

    Due to the imposition of Section-144 in the area — that forbids more than four people to gather in one place — and August 16 being a working day, a sit-in on a main road of the city will cause difficulties to the public, said the spokesperson for...

  • Footprints: The hill of silence

    As the inspection teams start to file out from the site, and visitors are done taking photos of the ruins, silence once again returns to Makli Hill — a silence that is welcomed, no doubt, by its original inhabitants...

  • Ennis-Hill set for Austria return

    LONDON: Jessica Ennis-Hill will take part in her first heptathlon since winning gold at the 2012 London Olympics when she competes in the biggest multi-discipline meeting of the year in Austria on May 30-31...

    Ennis-Hill says she feels good enough to compete in the Combined Events Challenge meeting in Gotzis, where she will bid to gain enough points to be eligible to defend her Olympic title next year in Rio de Janeiro...

  • Roads clogged as hill stations attract crowds on Eid

    MINGORA/MANSEHRA: Tourists flocked to hill stations of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, including Swat and Mansehra, during Eid days from across the country to enjoy cool weather and see scenic beauty...

    In Swat, most tourists went to Fizagat Park and Bypass Road area near Mingora city...

  • Medium flood in Indus; hill torrents strike Rajanpur

    The district often faces hill torrents in Kaha Sultan and Chhachhar in the west, with floods in the Indus inundating its riverine areas from the east...

    A few days ago, hill torrents in Kaha Sultan and Chhachhar were recorded at 45,000 cusecs as a result of heavy rains in Balochistan and on the Sulaiman mountain range, while there was a medium-level flood in the Indus in Rajanpur district...

  • A million revellers at Notting Hill Carnival

    LONDON: Around a million people are expected to attend the Notting Hill Carnival, a celebration of Caribbean culture which sees colourful floats and sound systems filling west London’s streets, from Sunday...

    The Notting Hill Carnival started in the 1960s, when the area had a high population of immigrants recently arrived from the Caribbean and was notorious for its slums — a far cry from today when it is one of London’s most...

  • Ancient hamlet ravaged by hill torrent

    DERA GHAZI KHAN: High flood in Wador hill torrent on Sunday devastated ancient hamlet Wador in arid zone of the district while, according to flood victims, the district government did not issue any warning to residents...

    The hill torrent is named after the ancient village...

  • Hill torrents devastate Isakhel tehsil

    MIANWALI: Hill torrents on Monday devastated Isakhel tehsil owing to torrential rains on surrounding mountains...

    The tehsil has been cut off from the Mianwali headquarters and other parts of the country for the last 30 hours due to traffic blockade on Mianwali-Bannu Road at different places like Jalalpur, Qamar-Mushani and Tarag...

  • Namal valley ravaged by hill torrents

    MIANWALI: Traffic on Mianwali-Bannu Road was restored on Tuesday morning after 48 hours of closure...

    The hill torrents in Isakhel tehsil washed away the inter-province road at Tarag, Qamar-Mushani and Jalalpur...

  • PM to inaugurate Sangla Hill interchange today

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will inaugurate the Sangla Hill interchange on Pindi Bhattian-Faisalabad Motorway (M-4) on Friday (today)...

    The interchange will link adjoining areas of Sangla Hill to the National Highway and motorway network for agricultural and industrial development in the area...

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