A mild intensity earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale hit Pakistani capital Islamabad and several adjoining areas in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces on Thursday. No loss of life or damage to property has been reported.
ISLAMABAD: A mild intensity earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale has jolted Islamabad and its suburbs, causing panic among the people. According to the Meteorological Department, the earthquake rocked Islamabad, Swabi, Mansehra, Bala Kot and Haripur at 10:57am on Tuesday.
The Ministry of Water and Energy of Afghanistan said on March 12 that the construction of the Central Asian-South Asian electricity project will begin after the procurement processes, reported the Tolo news . The Ministry said two Indian companies are interested in implementing the project in Afghanistan.
Pakistan Friday launched a countrywide census, the first in nearly two decades, amidst security fears and concerns about the political fallout of the massive exercise for which some two lakh soldiers have been deployed. Chief Statistician Asif Bajwa inaugurated the process of 6th census from Attock district in Pakistan's largest province of Punjab.
It's the little cultural differences that have surprised Adnan Ullah, a 27-year-old Pakistani who is studying for his emergency medical technician certification at Northampton Community College . There's calling his instructors by name, for instance, rather than sir or ma'am.
Pakistan's powerful military continues to play a strong role in the country's national security and foreign affairs, the US State Department's Office of Inspector General has said. "The Pakistani military continues to play a strong role in national security and foreign affairs.
Pakistan's military says it has executed five "hardcore terrorists" who were involved in attacks on army and other security personnel. The military says the executions of the five Taliban militants, all members of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, were carried out on March 8 at the District Jail Kohat in the northwestern part of the country.
Following a suicide attack on Lahore's Mall Road on February 13, which claimed the lives of at least six police officials, Punjab's law enforcement agencies launched a province-wide crackdown on the ethnic Pakhtun minority. Administrative officials in some Punjab districts issued informal orders asking the population to keep an eye on suspicious individuals who look like Pashtuns or are from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, and to report any suspicious activity by them.
Akshay Kumar and Huma Qureshi 's Jolly LLB 2 has been raking in the moolah since it released on February 10. On day 21, the film earned another Rs 53 lakh at the box office to take its total tally to Rs 112.97 crore after three weeks. Talking about the detailed collection, trade analyst Taran Adarsh revealed on Twitter, "#JollyLLB2 [Week 3] Fri 1.75 cr, Sat 2.01 cr, Sun 2.50 cr, Mon 61 lakhs, Tue 58 lakhs, Wed 54 lakhs, Thu 53 lakhs.
In this June 15, 2016 file photo, a Pakistan army soldier stands guard in Pakistani tribal area of Khyber, near Torkham border post between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Pakistan's cabinet on Thursday, March 2, 2017, approved a set of reforms that will bring the tribal regions under government control, an aide to Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's said.