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2008 Balochistan earthquake: IHC orders compensation for 187 families

ISLAMABAD: A court gave the federal government six months to compensate 187 Baloch families, who were affected by an earthquake in the province on October 28, 2008. While deciding on a petition filed by Saifur Rehman, Chief Justice Iqbal Hameedur Rehman of Islamabad High Court …

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Karachi threatened by rising sea level: ADB

The city of Karachi is at high risk from sea-level rise, an Asian Development Bank (ADB) report titled ‘Addressing Climate Change and Migration in Asia and the Pacific’ warned. The mega city of Karachi in Pakistan is at high risk from sea-level rise, prolonged cyclonic …

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‘Balochistan violence suo moto case’ hearing on March 20

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan has decided to hear the “Balochistan law & order situation suo moto” case in Quetta after two weeks. SC in a statement issued here, expressed dissatisfaction over the violence in Pakistan’s largest province, saying the plight there would not improve …

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Honour killing: Kidnapped women say tribal elders want to kill them

SHIKARPUR: The women declared ‘Kari’ by the jirga said the people of the tribe wanted to kill them not their family. Ajeeba and Khursheed Begum Shar have been declared Kari by the Shar tribe jirga, which ordered their killing. They were produced before Judicial Magistrate …

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Hindu community show concern over conspiracy against Sindhi Hindus

From Nazir Siyal LARKANA: The General Hindu Panchayat Committee Larkana chapter held an emergency meeting under the chairman ship of Chairman Lekh Raj at Dharam Shala about increasing of various incidents with minority community and worsening situation of crime activities in Larkana and other parts. …

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First case of acid throwing under new law lodged

FAISALABAD: Faisalabad police have registered the first case of acid throwing on women under the new law in the country. According to police, the acid throwing incident on girls took place a week ago but the case was registered today under the new law.-UNS

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