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DG PDMA lauds Govt, Army for tireless efforts for settlement of IDPs ISLAMABAD: Director General Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), Tahir Orakzai Tuesday said that the government made great efforts for providing relief to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).Talking to a private news channel, he lauded government for giving cash payment to the IDPs.Tahir appreciated federal government, provincial governments, Army and Bannu District Administration for their tireless efforts for settlement of the IDPs.The provision of cash payments to the IDPs is going on in an organized manner and there is coordination and cooperation in the process, he added.He said that the cash payment is given to those families that are verified by NADRA.To a question, he said nine thousand six hundred and sixty three displaced families have received first instalment of their cash assistance.Each registered and verified IDP family will be provided twenty three thousand rupees by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government, he added.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

 World Brain Day is being observed today KARACHI: The World Federation of Neurology (WFN) has launched the event and dedicated it to highlights and the importance of brain health prevention of brain diseases and health problems.There are so many days related to neurological diseases being celebrated by organizations in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the national organizations and local health ministries including the like World Stroke Day n Epilepsy Day and Rabies Day .These days are helpful to promote ...
Turtles of Karachi protected All marine turtles nesting sites are on Hawksbay and Sandspit beaches.These two beaches are the most important turtles green nesting grounds in the world. Each year thousands of female green turtles come to beaches of Hawksbay and Sandspit off the coast of Karachi to lay their eggs.The Sindh Wild Life Department in collaboration with WWF Pakistan is working on a project to save and protect the green turtles since 1980’s.Green turtles eats exclusively sea grass ...
President grieved over loss of lives in Mirpur bus accident ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday expressed grief over the loss of lives in accident of a passenger bus near Mirpur.The bus travelling from Mirpur to Samahni in Azad Kashmir fell into a trench, leaving 12 dead and around 20 others injured.The President, in a message, expressing sympathies with the families of victims, prayed for eternal peace to the departed souls and early recovery of the injured.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
Land dispute claims three lives in Malakand PESHAWAR: Three persons were killed and two others injured including a woman during an exchange of firing between two groups over land dispute at Skhakot area in Malakannd district on Monday.According to police, the incident occurred at village Shala Banda where opponents allegedly started firing at Faiz Muhammad son of Ghulam Muhammad, Adnan and Hameed Khan sons of Sultanant Khan residents of Shola Banda and killed them on the spot.Wife of Sultanat Khan and Amjad ...
10 die, 35 injured as passenger bus crash MIRPUR: At least 10 persons were killed while 35 others received injuries, among them 14 were in critical condition, when a speeding passenger bus skidded off from a bridge and fell into a deep nullah near Poona some 40 kilometers from here on Monday morning.Deputy Commissioner Bhimbher, Sardar Adnan Khursheed told APP that the Smahni bound passengers bus (AJKB - 2473) skidded off when it reached at Poona bridge and fell into the seasonal nullah ...
FWMC employees to donate salary for IDPs FAISALABAD: Employees of Faisalabad Waste Management Company (FWMC) has announced to donate one-day salary for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of Waziristan.Managing Director FWMC told here Monday that after deducting one-day salary of all FWMC employees, the total amount would be deposited in the fund established by the government for the help of IDPs.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014 ...


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