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  • Australia claims foiling ‘terror plot’ to bring down aeroplane

    SYDNEY: Australia has foiled an Islamist-inspired terrorist plot to bring down an aircraft with an improvised explosive device, authorities said on Sunday, after four people were arrested in raids across Sydney...

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plot appeared to be “elaborate” rather than planned by a lone wolf, as security was strengthened at major domestic and international airports across the nation
  • Resilient amputee wants to represent Pakistan at 2018 Winter Paralympics

    A Pakistani amputee skier who lost a leg in the devastating earthquake of October 8, 2005 has her eyes on the 2018 Winter Paralympics, where she hopes to represent her native country...

    She competed in a ski race in the US Paralympic Alpine National Championships in 2015 and now hopes to become Pakistan's first ski racer at the 2018 Paralympics in South Korea, Gulf News reported...

  • Pakistan bags 11 medals in 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games

    Athletes from Pakistan have so far won 11 medals at the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games, being held in Ramsau, Austria, DawnNews reported...

    Read more: Pakistan’s young special Olympians want to bring home goldAccording to the latest updates, Huzaifa Qazi claimed the gold in the 200-metre snowshoe race whereas Muhammad Hamza Aslam won bronze in the men's 200-metre race...

  • PM approves launching of ‘Green Pakistan Programme’ to add 100 million plants over next five years

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved launching of the ‘Green Pakistan Programme’ whereby over 100 million trees will be planted in the country...

    Whether it’s the ongoing one billion tree Tsunami campaign of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa or the ‘Green Pakistan Programme’ of the PML-N’s federal government, people across the board are of the view that the initiatives are a good omen...

  • Pakistan, Norway ink MoU for 150MW solar power plants

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Norway signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for construction of three solar power plants to generate a total of 150MW of electricity, said a statement issued on Tuesday...

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg witnessed the signing ceremony of a MoU between Scatec Solar of Norway and Nizam Energy of Pakistan to jointly develop the solar power plants on a build-own-operate...

  • Record rainfall heralds the coming of winter

    RAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD: Intermittent showers that started on Friday had, by Sunday, turned into a full-fledged deluge as the twin cities received the largest amount of rainfall in the country over the weekend...

    The Met Office recorded 81mm and 135mm of rain in Rawalpindi and Islamabad, respectively and has forecast more showers over the next 24 hours
  • Govt vows to help quake survivors rebuild before winter

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has vowed swift compensation to survivors of a powerful earthquake that flattened thousands of homes this week so that they can rebuild before the harsh winter sets in, an official said on Friday...

    5 magnitude quake ripped across Pakistan and Afghanistan, killing more than 390 people in total...

  • Residents of flood-hit Chitral worried as winter approaches

    CHITRAL: The flood-affected people, whose houses were fully or partially damaged, are likely to be exposed to harsh and chilly weather in tents as winter is approaching fast...

    The government is yet to take any decision to construct the 803 extensively damaged and 683 partially damaged houses while the affected people are living in tents which are not fit for living during winter, especially when snow starts falling...

  • Hamza takes Artema to Winter Polo final

    LAHORE: Artema Medical/Black Horse Paints defeated Porsche 7-5 in a thrilling match to qualify for the main final while Newage carved out victory against Diamond Paints to enter the subsidiary final in the Winter Polo Cup here at the Lahore Polo Club ground on Thursday...

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