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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Implementation of earthquake relief package started, says Nawaz

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Thursday that the implementation of the relief package announced by him has started, stated a report from Radio Pakistan...

    The relief package will provide monetary compensation to people who were injured or lost their family members in the earthquake, and also to those whose houses were either destroyed or damaged in the earthquake...

  • Opposition councillors feel ignored over earthquake relief

    TIMERGARA: The opposition parties demanded on Saturday that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government take all Lower Dir district and tehsil councillors into confidence about distribution of relief assistance among Oct 26 earthquake-affected people in the district...

    They said the people of the ruling JI had been provided with relief assistance, while those of other parties had been waiting for it...

  • Govt will announce relief package for earthquake affectees: PM

    ISLAMABAD: The government will announce a relief package for earthquake affectees after comprehensive assessment reports are compiled by the concerned authorities, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said during a high-level meeting on Tuesday...

    During the meeting, the premier was briefed by National Disaster Management Chairman Major General Asghar and Director General Military Operations Major General Sahir Shamshad Mirza on rescue and...

  • US Vice president exits NFL game after anthem protest

    US Vice President Mike Pence walked out of an NFL game Sunday after some players knelt for the national anthem, the latest twist in a running saga over the controversial protests against racial injustice...

    "While everyone is entitled to their own opinions, I don't think it's too much to ask NFL players to respect the Flag and our National Anthem," Pence tweeted...

  • Wave of protests grip NFL after Trump urges fan boycott

    Trump ignited a firestorm of criticism after comments on Friday in which he described NFL players who chose to take a knee through renditions of “The Star-Spangled Banner” as “sons of bitches” who should be fired...

    The US leader doubled down on those remarks in an early morning tweet, urging fans to boycott the NFL as long as the protests continued...

  • NFL players kneel in protest after Trump urges fans to boycott games

    A wave of protests swept across the National Football League (NFL) on Sunday as United States (US) President Donald Trump escalated his feud with players who kneel during the US national anthem to draw attention to racial injustice...

    Trump ignited a firestorm of criticism after comments on Friday in which he described NFL players who chose to take a knee through renditions of “The Star-Spangled Banner” as “sons-of-bit***s” who should...

  • Pakistani-American billionaire Shahid Khan says jealousy drives Trump's attacks on NFL

    Jacksonville Jaguars owner Pakistani-born American billionaire Shahid Khan says United States (US) President Donald Trump is “jealous” of the NFL and trying to soil its image in “personal” attacks in an interview with USA Today published on Thursday...

    The 67-year-old who also owns English football club Fulham, spoke at an NFL owners meetings in New York, where team owners and players met to discuss Trump's call for the league to...

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