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Pakistan discovers new gas reserves in Sindh KARACHI: Huge reserves of natural gas have been discovered in Sindh as Pakistan struggles to overcome crippling energy crisis.According to reports, 39 million cubic feet gas reserves have been discovered during the drilling of wells in Sanghar. The reports said 65 percent shares of the field are owned by the PPL.According to initial estimates, 106.8 million cubic feet natural gas would be produced per day. Seventy percent of natural gas reserves in Pakistan are located in Sindh.Copyright INP (Independent News Pakistan), 2013 ...

Imran urges drone action as he becomes MNA ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan on Wednesday urged the government and military leaders to build a strategy to halt US drone attacks in the country's northwest as he was sworn into parliament.Khan, the head of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) party which made a major breakthrough at the May 11 general election, is a vocal opponent of the missile attacks targeting militants.The 60-year-old was unable to take the oath with other lawmakers on June 1 as he was ...
Iran, a shining example of brave, wonderful nation: Senator ISLAMABAD: Senator Col Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi (Retd) of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) said on Tuesday that Iran is a shining example of brave and wonderful nation in the world.Talking to IRNA Senator Hussain Mashhadi congratulated the President-elect of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Dr. Hassan Rohani on his victory in election."I congratulate Rohani on behalf of people of Pakistan and my party Muttahida Qaumi Movement," he said.The political leader said messages of facilitations to ...
Shahbaz to monitor measles situation on daily basis LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has directed that effective measures should be taken for prevention against measles including modern treatment. "I will personally monitor the situation arising due to outbreak of the disease," he said and added that all out resources were being utilized for saving the children. He directed Provincial Health Minister to pay regular visits to hospitals and personally review the situation and measures taken for controlling measles in Lahore, Faisalabad ...
Governor Sindh conferred highest scouting medal KARACHI: Sindh Governor, Dr Ishrat- ul- Ebad Khan has been conferred the highest scouting award in the country- the Silver Camel.A ceremony to this effect was held at the Governor House here on Tuesday.The award was conferred by Provincial Commissioner Siddiq Memon on behalf of the Chief Scout of Pakistan and President Asif Ali Zardari in recognition on meritorious services of Dr. Ishrat- ul- Ebad Khan.The Governor said that it was a moment of pride ...
River Kabul in medium flood at Nowshera PESHAWAR: The Flood Forecast Cell of Irrigation Department, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tuesday informed that River Kabul has in medium flood at Nowshera where total water discharge has recorded as 83100 cusecs. While, River Kabul at Warsak, River Indus at Attock, Khairabad, River Swat at Khwazakhela, Charsadda and River Naguman at Charsadda Road were in low flood where water discharge was 44010, 262200, 17286, 22129 and 7079 cusecs respectively. The other province's rivers were in normal flow. ...
Police arrest 73 accused in last 24 hours KARACHI: The Karachi police in their drive against criminals, arrested 73 accused from different areas of the metropolis during the past 24 hours.A police statement on Tuesday said that those arrested include 14 absconders and proclaimed offenders as well as those allegedly involved in cases of dacoity and other crimes.It said that 15 weapons of different calibres were also recovered from those arrested.As many as four people were killed in the metropolis during the last ...


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