Pakistan

Over 6.5 lakh pregnant women in dire need of care in flood-hit Pakistan: UNFPA

Over 1,600 persons have been injured and nearly 735,000 livestock, a significant source of livelihood and food have been lost in the flooding.

published on : 31st August 2022

Pakistan flood victims caught off guard when waters hit swiftly, brutally

More than 1,160 people have been killed in flooding across Pakistan since mid-June caused by heavy and unrelenting monsoon rains, fueled they say by the world's changing climate.

published on : 31st August 2022

India may rush humanitarian aid to flood-hit Pakistan

“India has always extended humanitarian aid to countries in need,” point out an official, adding that a decision on assistance to Pakistan will be taken in a day or two.

published on : 31st August 2022

Shah likely to visit poll-bound Jammu & Kashmir in September

He would be addressing four public rallies, two each in Kashmir and Jammu, during the two-day visit, a senior BJP leader told this newspaper.

published on : 31st August 2022

Pakistani people facing a monsoon on steroids: UN chief

Pakistan is among the ten countries most affected by extreme weather events despite its very low carbon footprint, according to the Global Climate Risk Index 2021 and Climate Watch. 

published on : 30th August 2022

'Third' of Pakistan under water as flood aid efforts gather pace

The rains that began in June have unleashed the worst flooding in more than a decade claiming more than 1,100 lives.

published on : 30th August 2022

Government to install telescope at Pakistan border

The move to benefit thousands of devotees to view the Darbar Sahib Gurdwara located at Kartarpur in Pakistan’s Punjab who cannot go to the neighbouring country through the corridor.

published on : 30th August 2022

Pakistan floods: Rain-battered country may import vegetables, edible items from India

Pakistan is witnessing a massive surge in the prices of various vegetables and fruits due to devastating floods.

published on : 29th August 2022

Pakistan court suspends Pemra's ban on live telecast of former PM Imran Khan's speeches

The electronic media watchdog banned satellite television channels from broadcasting live speeches of Khan after he threatened state institutions and made provocative statements.

published on : 29th August 2022

Tens of millions of Pakistanis battle worst monsoon floods in a decade; over 1000 deaths recorded

The flooding could not have come at a worse time for Pakistan, where the economy is in free fall; on Sunday the first aid flights began arriving --- from Turkey and the UAE.

published on : 29th August 2022

Pakistan dismisses Afghan allegation about allowing U.S. drones to use its airspace

The allegations were made by the Taliban's acting defence minister on Sunday, nearly a month after al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed by a missile fired from a CIA drone.

published on : 29th August 2022

Pakistan floods: Death toll rises over 1,000 in 'serious climate catastrophe'

Flash flooding from the heavy rains has washed away villages and crops as soldiers and rescue workers evacuated stranded residents to the safety of relief camps.

published on : 29th August 2022

'Hardik understands his game better since his comeback', says Rohit Sharma

Hardik put up an all-round effort to help India register a five-wicket win over arch-rivals Pakistan in their Asia Cup opener on Sunday.

published on : 29th August 2022

Hardik, India’s man Friday

All-rounder’s hard-lengths bring desired results before finishing off nervy chase in last over

published on : 29th August 2022

Pakistan may import tomato and onion from India amid huge surge in vegetable prices due to floods

In the markets, the short supply of vegetables is because of the destruction of the crops on thousands of acres by the floods in Balochistan and Sindh.

published on : 28th August 2022

IND vs PAK Asia Cup 2022: India win toss and opt to bowl

Virat Kohli will be playing his 100th T20 International and is the second player in world cricket after Ross Taylor to complete a century of international appearances.

published on : 28th August 2022

Imran Khan's party trying to sabotage IMF deal: Pakistan PM

The IMF executive board will convene on August 29 to decide whether to disburse USD 1.18 billion loan tranche to Pakistan, as the country scrambles to avoid an economic collapse.

published on : 28th August 2022

Afghan defence minister accuses Pakistan of providing airspace for US drones

Mujahid's comments came less than a month after US President Joe Biden announced the killing of Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in a drone strike in Kabul.

published on : 28th August 2022

Ousted Pakistan PM Imran Khan vows to continue rallies against rivals, fight for 'real freedom'

Speaking at a rally in Jhelum district of the most populous Punjab province, Khan, 69, on Saturday said that he is waging war against the "thieves" who looted Pakistan for 30 years.

published on : 28th August 2022

Pakistan to wear black armbands in match against India to express solidarity to flood victims back home

Pakistan is grappling with its worst natural disaster in over a decade. The floods affected the lives of millions of people after which the Pakistan government declared a "national emergency".

published on : 28th August 2022
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