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Second major earthquake measuring 6.8 strikes Balochistan in five days

Second major earthquake of 6.8 magnitude had struck Pakistan’s Balochistan province on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) revealed. The epicentre of the quake was recorded at 96 kilometres North-East of Balochistan’s Awaran district and the tremors were felt as far as Jaffarabad, Sibi, Naseerabad and Quetta, Dawn News reports. Tremors were also felt in […]

Earthquake strikes Pakistan: Live updates

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake has struck Pakistan, with its epi-center located in Balochistan.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………                                                                           Live Updates …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 5:15pm […]

Earthquake strikes Pakistan: Live updates

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake has struck Pakistan, with its epi-center located in Balochistan.  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………                                                                           Live Updates …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 5:15pm […]

Monsoon 2013: Rain calamity strikes

QUETTA / PESHAWAR / KARACHI:  Incessant rainfall wreaked havoc across the country on Saturday, triggering flash floods up north, damaging infrastructure, submerging villages and inundating cities and towns. In all, at least 51 people were killed and many more injured, while the damage to properties was seen as colossal. Life in Karachi, the teeming metropolis […]

Monsoon 2013: Rain calamity strikes

QUETTA / PESHAWAR / KARACHI:  Incessant rainfall wreaked havoc across the country on Saturday, triggering flash floods up north, damaging infrastructure, submerging villages and inundating cities and towns. In all, at least 51 people were killed and many more injured, while the damage to properties was seen as colossal. Life in Karachi, the teeming metropolis […]

Pakistan complicit in US drone strikes: Afghan army chief

KABUL: Pakistan is complicit in US drone strikes despite its denunciations of the anti-militant campaign, Afghanistan’s army chief says. In a BBC interview broadcast Wednesday, General Sher Mohammad Karimi said “US has not started drone attacks on their own,” arguing that Islamabad had “given the lists” of militants it wants taken out. “The drones are used […]

Earthquake strikes Iran; tremors felt across Pakistan

KARACHI: An 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck Iran on Tuesday with tremors felt across Pakistan among other regions. In Pakistan, the tremors were felt in parts of Karachi, Hyderabad, Quetta, Badin, Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Tremors were also felt in the UAE and India with buildings shaking that brought people out on the street.  Quetta News Sources

Abbas Town tragedy: Strikes and protests sweep country following blasts

Cities and towns went into shut-down mode as protests and rallies swept their streets in an outpouring of anger against the terrorist attack in Karachi’s Abbas Town on Sunday. In Karachi, on Monday the legal fraternity observed a day of mourning to condemn the attack that killed more than 45 people and wounded over 100. […]

U.S. escalates drone strikes in Pakistan

A Pakistani boy holds a candle while he and his mother take part in a protest to condemn Thursday's deadly bombings in Quetta, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. Shiites in a … Quetta News Sources -2

Anti-Islam film: Chaos strikes capital

ISLAMABAD: Thousands protesting against an anti-Islam film clashed with the police close to Islamabad’s diplomatic enclave on Thursday in chaotic scenes that left at least 80 people injured. There have been dozens of demonstrations around Pakistan over the trailer of a movie titled “Innocence of Muslims”, but Thursday was the first time protests in the capital […]

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