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Pakistan earthquake zone ‘under a cloud’

ISLAMABAD: Serious problems are in store for the survivors, rescuers, and local residents in the mountainous northern regions where a massive magnitude 8.1 earthquake wreaked a catastrophic havoc a day earlier killing 359 people and injuring hundreds more, Samaa reported. “Parts of Malakand, Hazara, Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan will receive rainfall in the…

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October 27, 2015

 

Showbiz stars, cricketers saddened by quake devastation

Pakistan’s showbiz personalities and cricket stars have expressed their deep sorrow and grief over casualties caused by devastative earthquake in Pakistan.

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October 27, 2015

 

Quake doubles despair for Hidayat

Watch this report on how Monday’s earthquake multiplied miseries of Hidayat Ullah, resident of Shangla’s calamity-hit village in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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October 27, 2015

 

Quake-affectees spend night under open sky in Chitral

Monday’s major earthquake in Afghanistan and Pakistan left trail of destruction in Chitral region where victims of the calamity spent their night under bare sky in freezing cold. Watch this report.

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October 27, 2015

 

Pakistan cricketers promise support to earthquake victims

DUBAI: Pakistani cricketers have pledged their support to the relief effort in the wake of the massive earthquake on Monday that left more than 300 people dead in the country. The 7.5 magnitude quake hit Afghanistan and north-west Pakistan, and the current confirmed death toll of 304 is set to rise as rescuers reach remote…

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October 27, 2015

 

PM visits earthquake-hit Shangla

  SHANGLA/ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday arrived in earthquake-hit Shangla district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa where Monday’s calamity left dozens dead and injured amid widespread devastation, Samaa reported. The PM did not announce any aid package for the area, which worst hit district in KPK, however, he promised that compensation would be announced after…

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October 27, 2015

 

Samaa team in Shangla to highlight plight of quake victims

SHANGLA: Monday’s devastating earthquake has left more than 40 people in Shangla district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, causing widespread devastation in the mountainous area, Samaa reported. Army and rescue teams are busy in relief and rescue activities in the northwest region where dozens of houses collapsed due to a powerful earthquake in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Despite…

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October 27, 2015

 

Aftershocks felt in Quetta

QUETTA: Aftershocks were felt in the provincial capital in wee hours of Tuesday following the Monday’s earthquake. According to Seismic Center, the intensity of aftershocks was 4.2 magnitudes and the epicenter of the earthquake was Koh Hindukash. No loss of life was reported. Monday’s major earthquake measuring 8.1 on the Richter Scale has left over…

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October 27, 2015

 

PM to chair meeting on quake relief efforts

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will chair a meeting here Tuesday at 12 noon to review the relief measures taken in the wake of yesterday’s earthquake. The Prime Minister will be briefed by the Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and will also be updated about the relief measures taken by the national and…

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October 27, 2015

 

Pakistan army puts quake death toll at 123

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan army says that at least 123 people have died from a powerful earthquake which has rattled many parts of Pakistan today (Monday). In a press statement on social media, DG ISPR Let-Gen Asim Bajwa said that Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif flew to some affected areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa…

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October 26, 2015

 

Vote count under way in Dir after daylong polling

UPPER DIR: Vote count got under way in PK-93 at Dir Upper district after daylong polling on Tuesday. The seat was vacated by Jamaat-e-Islami’s MPA Behram Khan. The polling process started at 8am and continued till 5pm without any break. There are four candidates including two independents candidates—Jamshed Khan and Shah Faisal. However, close fight…

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September 15, 2015

 

Imran gave new KPK into timber mafia hands, says Pervaiz

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Perrvaiz Rashid Wednesday said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan had handed over the reins of “New Khyber Pakhtunkhwa” to timber mafia. The so-called “model police of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa” in itself had assumed the role of timber mafia, he said while commenting to wood theft worth…

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September 10, 2015

 

ECP announces schedule for Lower Dir by-election

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan on Friday notified to hold by-election in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly constituency PK-95 Lower Dir-II on July 12. According to the schedule issued by the Commission, public notice by Returning Officer will be issued on June, 8 as date for filing of nomination papers has been set for June 15 and…

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June 5, 2015

 

JI to challenge ECP’s decision on Dir by-election

PESHAWAR: Senior Jamaat-e-Islami leader Professor Ibrahim said that his party would challenge the decision of Election Commission of Pakistan to nullify the by-election of Lower Dir. Jamaat-e-Islami candidate Aizaz ul Mulk had won the seat vacated by his party chief Siraj ul Haq. But the election was challenged by rights groups after not a single…

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June 2, 2015

 

Dir women challenge results of male-only by-elections

PESHAWAR: A petition was filed in Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Saturday, seeking to nullify the results of by-elections held in Dir district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to reports, twelve women had jointly filed the petition. It said political parties had joined hands to bar women from voting in the by-elections of Dir. Stopping women…

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May 23, 2015

 

Seven dead in Lower Dir car crash

LOWER DIR: No less than seven people were killed in a roadside accident here on Saturday, Samaa reported. “The unfortunate vehicle, which was on its way to Timergara, went rolling down a deep ditch (or well) after veering off the road in Rani area,” sources told Samaa quoting police as saying. There was no word on the…

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December 27, 2014

 

Teacher crashes three students to death

LOWER DIR: At least three students of high school died and ten others sustained injuries when a car of their school's teacher ran over them after assembly session in Mayaar area of Lower Dir on Saturday. According to police, students were on their way to classes after holding the assembly session when the car of…

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November 22, 2014

 

Troops thwart cross-border attack in Lower Dir

ISLAMABAD: Security forces have effectively thwarted a cross-border attack of the militants at Pakistani military check post in Lower Dir, military sources said. According to the sources, some 70 to 80 terrorists had stormed at Pakistani check post in Lower Dir. The Pakistani troops immediately retaliated and successfully foiled the attack that was launched from…

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July 30, 2014

 

Why snow sale banned in Dir?

Distressed by the heat wave, citizens want to purchase snow cut from mountains; but, its sale has been banned. Why? Watch the clip here to know the answer.

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July 11, 2014

 

Moderate earthquake jolts Chitral, Dir, Swat

Web DeskCHITRAL: A moderate earthquake, measuring 5.6 magnitude on the Richter scale, jolted Chitral, Dir and Swat on Saturday, SAMAA reports.No casualties were reported until the last reports received.People across the country are frightened as such tremors have been felt recently in several parts including Balochistan, Sindh and northern areas. Hundreds of the people died…

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October 5, 2013

 

Opposition leader phones Gen Kayani over Dir attack

Staff ReportISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Monday rang Chief of the Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and expressed his grief at the death of senior officers in a terrorist attack in Dir. Shah praised Pakistan army for the sacrifices it rendered in war against terrorism. He said…

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September 16, 2013

 
 
 
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