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    Nanganallur Flood Situation In Pakistan

  • 'Afghan situation cannot be viewed in isolation from situation on eastern border': FM Qureshi

    Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday said it must be realised that "the situation in Afghanistan cannot be viewed in isolation with the situation on our eastern border"...

    Take a look: India denies Modi asked Trump to mediate Kashmir disputeHe said that given this new ray of hope and in the backdrop of existing "momentum in activities focused on drawing international attention to the Jammu and Kashmir dispute,...

  • PPP slates Sharif for London stay in ‘flood situation’

    LAHORE: The PPP has criticised Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif for extending his stay in London at a time when a large number of people of south Punjab are getting affected by the flood...

    What is Shahbaz Sharif doing in London while there is a flood in south Punjab?” PPP Secretary General Sardar Latif Khosa said...

  • Departments alerted to tackle flood situation

    KASUR: The district administration has alerted all the departments concerned to tackle the flood situation in the River Sutlej in the wake of release of water from dams by India...

    DCO Adnan Arshad Aulakh has called a meeting of the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Tuesday morning where focal person additional district collector Muhammad Shahid will brief the DCO about arrangements made to deal with flood situation... ...

  • Khuhro defends his dept’s handling of flood situation

    SUKKUR: Sindh Senior Minister for Irrigation Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has said that he is satisfied with the performance of his department’s officials vis-a-vis the handling of flood situation...

    Speaking to the media at the Sukkur barrage office on Wednesday, he said that the gates of the Sukkur and Guddu barrages had never been repaired over the past 50 years, even after the 2010 super flood, when the discharge of peak flood increased to...

  • Pakistan has to react swiftly to changing regional situation: Khawaja Asif

    Keeping in view the current situation in the world and the region, Pakistan will have to swiftly "change its direction", said Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Thursday after the conclusion of the Pakistani envoys' conference...

    "We are undergoing a seismic shift," Asif said during a press conference, referring to the "altering" regional and international situation...

  • PPP senator warns govt against falsifying rights situation in Pakistan at UN moot

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Senator Farhatullah Babar has warned the government against any attempt to “falsify” human rights situation in Pakistan at the United Nations review meeting beginning in Geneva (Switzerland) on Monday...

    Talking to Dawn here on Saturday, Mr Babar said that Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif was heading a 14-member delegation at the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) meeting of the UN where he...

  • Malik warns against plot to create East Pakistan-like situation

    ISLAMABAD: Warning that conspiracies were being hatched to create an East Pakistan-like situation, the newly elected chairman of the Senate’s standing committee on interior, Rehman Malik, said on Thursday that India, Afghanistan and some international powers were behind attempts to destabilise the country...

    Presiding over the maiden meeting of the committee, Mr Malik who served as interior minister during the last PPP government,...

  • ‘Security situation in Pakistan not ideal for cricket’

    NEW DELHI: Rajeev Shukla, a senior official of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Sunday made it clear that the Indian team will not be touring Pakistan due to serious security concerns that have been raised by all major cricketing nations...

    Pakistan recently sent a legal notice to BCCI claiming $6...

  • US, Pakistan discuss security situation

    WASHINGTON: During the two-day defence talks with Pakistan this week, the United States discussed “the political and security situation” in the region with the Pakistani delegation, says a joint statement issued on Friday...

    The 24th meeting of the US-Pakistan Defence Consultative Group (DCG) was held in Washington on Dec...

  • Why the Pakistan Super League is a win-win situation

    There is no limit to ambition and the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is one such project that has no limitations...

    Set to be played in Qatar in February 2016, the event promises to be the biggest, the most exciting and by far the most entertaining tournament in the history of Pakistan cricket...

  • IMF sees energy situation in Pakistan improving

    WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted that the energy situation in Pakistan will continue to improve if the government maintained the current pace of reforms...

    In a report released on Tuesday, IMF also gave details of the negotiations its staff held with the authorities in Pakistan before endorsing the 11th review of a three-year, $6...

  • UN chief monitoring situation at India-Pakistan border

    UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is monitoring the situation at the India-Pakistan border following the recent upsurge in violence along the disputed border and has urged restraint on the part of both governments...

    “We continue to monitor situation about the reports of recent escalation of violence along the Line of Control between India and Pakistan,” UN spokesman Stefane Djuarric said on Monday...

  • US suspension of aid not a ‘life or death situation’ for Pakistan, says navy chief in Washington

    Pakistan Navy Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi on Monday said that India’s sea-based nuclear weapon initiative had compelled Pakistan to take steps for maintaining strategic balance in the region...

    Talking to media persons at the Pakistan Embassy in Washington, Admiral Abbasi, who is visiting US to attend an international sea-powers symposium, rejected the “myth” that Pakistan was seeking strategic depth in Afghanistan...

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