Pakistanis to witness increased power outages

March 10th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) People across Pakistan are likely to witness increased electricity outages as the country's Tarbela and Mangla water reservoirs have touched dead level, affecting hydel power generation, ... Read more...

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5.5 magnitude quake strikes Pakistan

August 27th, 2011 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted Pakistan's Rawalpindi city among various districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in the wee hours Saturday, Geo News ... Read more...

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Wastage makes Pakistan one of most “water stressed” countries in world

March 21st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 21(ANI): The World Bank and the Asian Development Bank have termed Pakistan as one of the most "water stressed" countries in the world, which is likely to face an acute ... Read more...

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US withdraws aircraft from Pakistan flood relief work

October 6th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) The US has withdrawn its cargo aircraft from flood relief work in Pakistan as it was now possible to reach the affected areas by road, a media report ... Read more...

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UN probe finding on Bhutto’s murder to be submitted to Pak Govt. by March 30

February 1st, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 1 (ANI): Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the UN Abdullah Hussain Haroon has said that findings of the UN probe in the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto will ... Read more...

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Taliban’s increasing writ in Pakistan could affect India, China : JUI-F chief

April 23rd, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.23 (ANI): Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Fazlur Rehman while blaming the former president Pervez Musharraf for the "civil war-like situation" in the country following his decision to join the US ... Read more...

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15-18 hour power outages in small Pakistani towns

December 29th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Small Pakistani towns are undergoing outages of 15-18 hours to enable electricity supplies to larger cities, with the power utility saying the de-silting of canals has resulted in ... Read more...

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Security beefed up across Pak to trap six ‘’suicide bombers”

September 25th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 25 (ANI): Security has been beefed up in several parts of the country after intelligence agencies reported that as many as six suicide bombers had entered into major cities. According ... Read more...

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