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Flood emergency imposed in Nasirabad QUETTA: The district management has imposed flood emergency in Nasirabad district keeping in view the high floods in Indus River. Officials said on Tuesday that leaves of all government employees have been cancelled and asked to immediately attend their duties. " We have made all arrangements to deal with any emergency situation if flash flood enters the district," they said. Meanwhile, officials in Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) said that they have provided emergency relief goods to the districts of eastern Balochistan including Nasirabad and Jaffarabad keeping in view the high flood in Indus River.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

Altaf Hussain condoles demise of Prof Dr. S.M. Rab KARACHI: The Founder and Leader of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM), Altaf Hussain has expressed his deep sense of grief and sorrow on the sad demise of prominent Pakistani physician and former provincial minister Prof Dr. S.M. Rab. According to a communication received here Tuesday, the MQM chief in his condolence message said late Dr. Rab had rendered exceptional services in the field of medicine in the country. He expressed sympathies to the bereaved family members ...
Furious passengers expel Senator Rehman Malik from plane for causing delays Disgruntled passengers, who were reportedly forced to wait for over two hours for an Islamabad bound flight from Karachi to take off, forced parliamentarians Senator Rehman Malik and PML-N MNA Dr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani off the plane, for causing the delay. According to local media, PIA’s flight PK-370 was scheduled to depart from Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport at 7 pm but was delayed by more than two and a half hours. As Malik approached the ...
Over 90,000 flood affectees rescued in distt Multan MULTAN: Over 90,000 people were rescued from the flood hit areas but 19 have died so far in the district. Talking to APP here on Monday,Additional District Collector/focal person for flood Ali Annan Qamar said that floods had hit 135 villages and damaged standing crops on 70,000 acres across the district. He added that more than five lakh cattleheads were hit by the flood. The official said that district government has set up 24 relief ...
Sindh Food Minister, officials visit protective embankments in Ubaro GHOTKI: Sindh Minister for Food, Jam Mehtab Dahar, and Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister Sindh as well as District officials visited the protective embankments (Bunds) in Taluka Ubaro and also reviewed the arrangements made for flood victims.The visit was made there on the special directives of Sindh Chief Minister.On the occasion speaking to the media, Sindh Minister said that all arrangements to cope with the flood in the province have been finalised in advance.Relief ...
NAB Balochistan recovers Rs94mn during last three months ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan has recovered Rs94.122 million during the period from April to June this year.According a newsletter of the Regional Bureau on Saturday, during the past quarter (April to June 2014), the NAB Balochistan arrested 14 accused persons who were involved in different corruption cases. The Bureau filed five corruption references in the Accountability Court Balochistan.During the past quarter, NAB Balochistan received 268 complaints, out of these, 88 complaints were ...
Floods damage over four lac acres of crops in South Punjab MULTAN: The ongoing ferocious flood has damaged crops cultivated at an area of over four lac acres of in Khanewal, Multan and Muzaffargarh districts.According to officials sources, the flood caused loss of billions of rupees to farmers. It washed away crops of cotton, paddy, sugarcane, mango orchards and fodder. Agriculture-related activities including sale and purchase of cotton was affected badly in South Punjab due to the flood.Nearly 300 villages are under water due to the ...


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