Tag Archives: Pakistan

Nepal Earthquake: Quick Timeline of Past Quakes in Himalayan Region

At least four people were killed and several injured when a 7.5 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal and caused widespread devastation this morning. One person was killed in an old building collapse in front of the Indian consulate in Kathmandu and at least three people were confirmed killed elsewhere. Different buildings, including the walls surrounding Nepal’s royal palace, collapsed and more ...

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World Cup 2015: Australia vs Pakistan Match Preview, Live streaming Info, Team news

Time: 9:00 am IST Date: 20th March Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide The third quarter final takes us to the picturesque landscape of the Adelaide Oval as hosts Australia are all set to face a resurgent Pakistan side. Will Misbah’s men pull off the improbable or will Clarke and co show who’s boss? Australia were expected to breeze past the group ...

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Pakistan ready to extend MFN status to India: Envoy

Pakistan High Commissioner has said that finally Pakistan would reciprocate India’s gesture of MFN status conferring it soon once the talks are resumed. Asserting that Pakistan would confer India the status of most favoured nation (MFN), Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Tuesday claimed that his country had almost extended the facility in March 2014 before it was ...

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Watch World Cup 2015 Quarterfinals: Fixtures, TV Channels, Live Streaming Information

With Sunday matches over, the first round of pool A and B phase of the ICC cricket World Cup 2015 quarterfinal berths are clear now with traditional rivals India and Pakistan in. The first quarterfinal at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Wednesday will be played between Pool A third-place finishers Sri Lanka and Pool B second-placed South Africa. The ...

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Kargil war tripped Pakistan, says Daily Times

The Pakistani military’s decision to launch a covert war against India in Kargil in 1999 has made Islamabad “progressively irrelevant” internationally, a columnist said Wednesday. “In the context of Pakistan-India relations, 1999 can be called one of the most significant years of the post-Cold War phase,” wrote columnist Qaisar Rashid in the Daily Times. He said the Kargil war “suggested ...

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471 Arrested in Pakistan for refusing polio drops to their children

At least 471 people were arrested here on Monday when they refused the administration of polio drops to children, media reported. Arrest warrants have also been issued for 1,000 people who did not allow the drops to be administered, Geo News reported. A two-day drive was held in Peshawar in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province to administer polio drops and vaccinations against nine ...

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Pakistan hit by 5.8 magnitude earthquake at 3:30 AM

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit northern region of Pakistan, including capital city of Islamabad Friday, media reported. According to initial details, strong tremors jolted Islamabad, Mansehra, Rawalpindi, Murree, Sawat, Malakand, Shangla Hill, Batgaram and adjoining areas, ARY news reported. The duration of the quake was around three to five seconds and its epicenter was about 92 km north of Islamabad. ...

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