Tag Archives: News 2012

Four killed in Jhang road accident

At least four people were killed and eight others wounded in a head-on collision between a passenger van and tractor trolley at Jhang-Faisalabad bypass on Sunday. The victims were returning to Zhob after culmination of Raiwand Congregation. Sources said Zhob-bound passenger van collided with a tractor trolley coming from opposite direction at Ring road, resulting four people were killed on ... Read More »

Pakistan wins 2nd Asia Cup Kabaddi 2012 title

Pakistan won the 2nd Asia Cup Kabbadi title in an unfinished thrilling final by 40-31 as the Indian team forfeited the tie on a technical objection raised by the hosts on Monday under lights before a full house of nearly thirty thousand spectators. Speaker Punjab Assembly Rana Mohammad Iqbal and Indian Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukbir Singh Badal were the ... Read More »

Pakistani Nation to celebrate Eid-Ul-Fitr on August 20

Eid-ul-Fitr across the country will be observed on August 20. Chairman Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneebur Rehman announced on Saturday. According to Meteorology Department, the first moon of Shawwal is expected to be visible on August 19, thus Pakistani Muslims are likely to have a 30-day Ramazan. “Weather conditions are going to be partially cloudy in the upper areas making moonsighting ... Read More »

Tarbela Dam water level reaches 1494.72ft: FFD

ISLAMABAD: Tarbela Dam water level has reached to 1494.72 feet, Flood Forecasting Division said on Sunday here, Geo News reported. Flood Forecasting Division further said that water inflow recorded at 1,53,900 cusecs and the discharge stood at 1,60,000 cusecs. On the other hand, water level in Mangla Dam rose to 1166.15 feet, water flow recorded at 29,226 cusecs and water ... Read More »

2 strong Earthquakes in Iran, 220 dead & 1500 hurt

Two strong earthquakes have struck northwest Iran, killing 220 people, injuring at least 1,500 and scaring thousands into fleeing their homes as aftershocks continued to hit the area. The US Geological Survey measured Saturday’s first quake at 6.4 magnitude and said it struck 60km northeast of the city of Tabriz at a depth of 9.9km. A second quake measuring 6.3 ... Read More »