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  • Dengue spreading fast as 1,200 cases reported from Peshawar villages

    PESHAWAR: Dengue haemorrhagic fever is spreading rapidly as 1,200 cases have been confirmed during the past 25 days from the rural areas in Peshawar district mainly owing to lack of coordinated efforts by line departments to ensure cleanliness, supply of water, electricity, fumigation and create public awareness regarding preventive measures...

    Sources blame lack of coordination among Pesco, Water and Sanitation Services Peshawar...

  • Tent villages around Lake Saiful Muluk banned

    MANSEHRA: Deputy commissioner, Mansehra, Aamir Khattak has asked the Balakot tehsil administration not to allow establishment of tent villages around Lake Saiful Muluk and provide adequate security to tourists coming to Kaghan valley...

    “Kaghan valley is a heaven on earth, but pollution and encroachments are marring its natural beauty,” he said, asking the Balakot tehsil municipal administration to remove all encroachments and tent...

  • 20 Bajwat villages face land erosion by Chenab

    SIALKOT: Land erosion by the River Chenab that had been affecting far-off Bajwat villages was now threatening 20 more in the area, causing serious concern among local population...

    The phenomenon, according to local farmers, was posing a serious threat to agricultural land and even houses in the villages, including Khanu Bhau, Papeen, Saddarpura, Gangwal, Kaliyaal, Ghazipura, Kaliyaal, Khundo Chak, Belly, Tadyalla, and Wadgraan... ...

  • Myanmar villages burn as military cracks down on militants

    Smoke billowed from at least three burning villages in the remote section of Rakhine state where Myanmar's military is carrying out sweeps for militants, an AFP reporter saw on Wednesday...

    Outlying villages have witnessed some of the worst violence, raising fears security operations are shielded from scrutiny by the danger and inaccessibility of the area...

  • Fiji to move over 40 villages inland as seas rise

    BONN: Fiji plans to move more than 40 villages to higher ground to escape coastal floods and is also working on ways to help future migrants from other Pacific island nations as sea levels rise, Fiji’s attorney general said...

    “We have had to relocate people to higher ground — we have moved three villages to higher ground and there are another 43 that are earmarked,” Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said during the two-week talks that ended on...

  • People of ‘disputed’ villages to boycott LG polls

    CHARSADDA: People of ‘disputed’ villages in Shabqadar decided here on Tuesday to boycott the forthcoming local government election scheduled to be held on May 30 if their demands were not met...

    The elders of 25 disputed villages, located on the border of Charsadda district and Mohmand tribal region, held a jirga at Shno Ghundai village, which was attended by a large number of residents...

  • Landslide hits 6 villages in Nepal; 15 feared dead

    KATHMANDU: A landslide triggered by heavy rainfall buried six villages in Nepal's mountainous northeast, and at least 15 people sleeping in the homes are believed to have been killed and another 12 are missing, an official said Thursday...

    It takes several hours on mountain trails to reach the villages...

  • Moonis opens gas supply projects for 30 villages

    GUJRAT: PML-Q parliamentary leader in Punjab Assembly Moonis Elahi inaugurated the Sui gas supply projects of at least 30 villages in his constituency, PP-110, during the last two days...

    Moonis inaugurated the gas supply schemes while visiting all the 30 villages, including Mungowal, Gakhara, Gurala, Kathala, Rehmania, Biyowali, Kot Pattu, Chak Sada, Sook Kalan and Tibbi Sekhuwan...

  • Aid yet to reach Nepal villages; PM fears toll may top 10,000

    JHARIBAR: People stranded in remote villages and towns across Nepal were still waiting for aid and relief to arrive on Tuesday, four days after a devastating earthquake destroyed buildings and roads and killed more than 4,600 people...

    Prime Minister Sushil Koirala said the death toll could reach 10,000, as information of damage from far-flung villages and towns has yet to come in...

  • Derelict villages

    A VISIT to most villages in Sindh is a journey back in time...

    Yet, in these villages where most elders haven’t led infrastructure development efforts or found effective ways to solve education, health and income-generation problems that afflict their people, some other solution is a must...

  • 23 people killed by rebels in villages in Congo’s east

    KINSHASA: Suspected rebels in Congo’s North Kivu province using machetes and axes killed 23 people in overnight attacks on villages in the country’s east, an official said on Thursday...

    The bodies were found on Thursday morning in several small villages about 22 kilometres north of the town of Beni, said Amisi Kalonda, Beni territory official...

  • Tent villages erected to cope with tourist rush in Naran

    MANSEHRA/ABBOTTABAD: Tent villages have been erected in Naran to provide cheap night staying facility to tourists as hotels in Kaghan valley have either been booked to their capacity or their rents are too high amid the tourist rush before the advent of Ramazan...

    The tent villages set up at the entrance of Naran have been charging Rs1,000 to Rs1,500 where family of four to six peoplecould spend the night comfortably as each tent has...

  • Flooding, erosion eat up villages, crops

    LAYYAH: A medium level flood in the River Indus wrecked havoc in the riverine belt of Layyah on Saturday while erosion along the river has engulfed three villages displacing 500 people in Union Council Bait Wasawa Shumali near Kot Sultan...

    The strong current eroded a dyke erected by Union Council Bait Wasawa’s Mauza Khanwala residents due to which villages Gurmani, Uthmar and Kathi became the part of the riverbed...

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