Sunday, July 5, 2020

Natural Disaster

Brazil: Rains kill 54 people, more than 30,000 displaced

The rains forced more than 30,000 people to displace in southeast Brazil, while the rains claimed 54 lives and left 18 others missing. Storms in the country in recent days caused floods, landslides and flooded entire neighborhoods. Houses were...

Earthquake measuring 5.5 magnitude hits northern Argentina

The US Geological Survey said that a 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck northern Argentina on Thursday near the town of El Hoyo. The authority said that the earthquake, which occurred 16 km west of the town, was at a very large depth...

Killer storm swallows 9 people in southern USA

At least seven people were killed in the southern United States of America by a storm that caused devastation in several states, as the two-day storm killed three people in Louisiana and three others in Alabama and in Texas,...

Alaska: Shishaldin Volcano begins to release dust, 8 kilometers into the air

Shishaldin Volcano: An active volcano in the Aleutian Islands in Alaska, covered with snow at the top, began to release dust as high as 8 kilometers yesterday, triggering a warning to the pilots. Dust from the Shishaldin Volcano, 1,080 kilometers...

Indonesia: Number of flood victims reaches 53

Indonesia: Tens of thousands of flood victims are still unable to return to their water sunken homes on Saturday after the heavy rains hit the country's capital, killing at least 53 residents, authorities said. More than 170,000 people are sheltering...

Australia fires nearly destroyed Flinders Chase National Park, Two confirmed dead

In Australia fires, Two people were killed and a national park was nearly destroyed at the famous Kangaroo Island tourist site, authorities said Saturday. Bad weather factors made it possible for Australia fires to continue to burn the Flinders Chase...

Canada: 6.2-magnitude earthquake hits western Port Hardy

US Geological Survey said that a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck an area 177 km west of Port Hardy in British Columbia, Canada on Tuesday, and there were no reports of material or human damages caused by the earthquake, which occurred...

An earthquake of magnitude 5 hits Japan

An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale hit an area near Okinawa Island in Japan on Wednesday morning, and the Japan Meteorological Center said that the epicenter of the earthquake was 40 kilometers below the surface of the...

Terrifying footage of Philippine earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale

The pioneers of social media circulated a number of snapshots of the earthquake that struck the southern Philippine on Sunday, causing the death of a child, the collapse of buildings and severe damage to another. Officials said a strong earthquake...

Typhoon Kammuri: 200,000 people evacuated from coastal areas of Philippine

Typhoon Kammuri: Philippine authorities have evacuated 200,000 people living in coastal and mountainous areas due to fears of floods and landslides after news of the powerful typhoon approaching land. The typhoon is expected to reach the island of Greater Luzon...

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PIA flight from Toronto to Islamabad will operate on 5 July 2020

PIA flight from Toronto to Islamabad will operate on 5 July 2020. Another PIA flight will operate from Toronto...

Sacrificing role models of media

Remember Anil Datta, a gem of a reporter and guru of a sub-editor with the exemplary national spirit, foregoing job offers from the foreign...

Banks performance under SBP Rozgar Refinance Scheme supported by Government of Pakistan’s Risk Sharing Facility

On April 10, 2020 State Bank of Pakistan introduced a refinance scheme to provide concessional credit at 3% interest rate and generous repayment terms...

SBP calls meeting of Bank Presidents, top builders on Naya Pakistan Housing Program

Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Dr. Reza Baqir called a meeting of Banks on Wednesday for deliberations on the measures proposed by Naya...

China: The Indian army has breached its obligations and launched provocative attacks, causing casualties

Zhang said - in a statement this evening about the clashes between the Chinese and Indian border forces in the Galvan Valley region -...