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Cyclone Phet 400 km away from Karachi

Cyclone Phet 400 km away from Karachi

Saturday, June 5, 2010 18:13

KARACHI: The tropical Cyclone Phet is roaring toward Pakistan and currently 400 km away from Karachi and 80 km from Gwadar. According to met office, the cyclone will likely make landfall at coastal areas of Karachi and Pesni on Sunday. The cyclone is approaching towards coastal areas of Sindh with 12km/h. ...

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 By-polls in Punjab’s two constituencies today

By-polls in Punjab’s two constituencies today

Saturday, June 5, 2010 12:38

LAHORE: By-elections would be held in two constituencies of the provincial assembly – PP-240 D.G. Khan and PP-206 Jalalpur today (Saturday) where some 53 polling stations have been declared sensitive. The constituency of PP-206 Jalalpur fell vacant when the elected candidate of PML-Q Naghma Mushtaq tendered resignation from the candidature when ...

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Earthquake in upper parts of country including Lahore

Friday, June 4, 2010 19:02

ISLAMABAD: Earthquakes measuring 5.3 in magnitude struck upper parts of the country including Islamabad, Lahore and Peshawar around 05:10 pm.

Defeat is not an option for us: Gilani

Defeat is not an option for us: Gilani

Friday, June 4, 2010 18:28

BRUSSELS: The EU and Nato said Friday they are seeking to deepen political and economic cooperation with Pakistan. EU officials say the 27-nation bloc intends to launch a five-year plan that would include a strategic dialogue between both sides and a boost in trade, which last year amounted to euro 7 ...

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Cyclone Phet losing intensity: Met office

Cyclone Phet losing intensity: Met office

Friday, June 4, 2010 10:18

KARACHI: The intensity of tropical cyclone Phet is expected to subside when it hits the country’s coastal areas on Sunday, according to the Met office. The Metrological department’s chief, Dr Qamar-uz-Zaman Chaudhry, told on Thursday that currently Phet, having a wind speed of 118 to 220 kilometres per ...

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Upgraded Phet to crash into Pakistan Sunday

Upgraded Phet to crash into Pakistan Sunday

Thursday, June 3, 2010 18:54

KARACHI: Meteorological Department said strong tropical cyclone brewing up in Arabian Sea is fast approaching Omani coastline and is at least 200 kilometers from the Sultanate. However, it is expected to roar into Pakistan on Sunday. The furious Cyclone Phet upgraded to category 4, which is a dangerous sign; however, ...

Emergency imposed at coastal areas as cyclone Phet nears

Emergency imposed at coastal areas as cyclone Phet nears

Thursday, June 3, 2010 9:44

KARACHI: Tropical cyclone ‘Phet’ is gathering pace off Sindh’s coastline in the Arabian Sea and could hit Karachi in the next 24 hours. According to the Met Department, the cyclone is intensifying 950 kilometres southwest of Karachi and is expected to hit Sindh’s coastal areas in the night between ...

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Punjabi Taliban preparing for major terror attack: Malik

Punjabi Taliban preparing for major terror attack: Malik

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 18:32

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Wednesday claimed that the Punjabi Taliban were preparing for a major terror attack in the country and said Lashkar-i-Jhangvi was involved in the attacks on the Marriott hotel in Islamabad, the GHQ in Rawalpindi and the terror attacks in Lahore. Malik, while briefing ...

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Army declares victory in Orakzai

Army declares victory in Orakzai

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 11:49

ISLAMABAD: The army declared victory over militants in Orakzai Agency on Tuesday and said that the military operation in the area had been completed and civilians could expect to return home soon. [caption id="attachment_2243" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Army declares victory in Orakzai "]...

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CCTV footage of Jinnah Hospital attack issued

CCTV footage of Jinnah Hospital attack issued

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 19:28

LAHORE: A CCTV footage of yesterdays' attack on Jinnah Hospital has been released to media by the hospital authorities. According to the footage attackers used backdoor to enter the hospital at 11:31pm. Five persons including three policemen were gunned down when at least four terrorists clad in ...

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