Thursday, August 13, 2020

Natural Disaster

Typhoon Kammuri: Philippines began population-based operation

The Philippine government has begun operations for the displacement of thousands of people, in preparation for a Typhoon Kammuri that is now in the Pacific Ocean and bringing with it strong winds and heavy rains, threatening the SEA Games...

6 magnitude earthquake hits Greece

An earthquake with an initial of 6.0 magnitude was recorded northwest of the island of Crete in Greece today, said the European-Mediterranean Earthquake Center (EMSC) and the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The EMSC said it was recorded at a...

Climate forecast – more than three degrees by 2080

Climate change is one of the biggest challenges of the present day. At the beginning the question: What do we actually know about the change? A few weeks later, shortly after the Climate Summit in Madrid at the beginning...

5.7 magnitude earthquake hits Russian administered Shikotan island

An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted an area 39 kilometers off the coast of the Russian-administered Shikotan island, the official SPA news agency reported. According to the US Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake occurred at...

Death toll rises 22 after 5.8 magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan

The number of victims of 5.8 magnitude earthquake in northeastern Pakistan on Tuesday increased to 22 with more than 300 injured, said a senior police official. Television footage shows several vehicles trapped in a large crack in the road as...

Earthquake measuring 5.8 hits the Philippine province of Davao Oriental

An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale jolted the Philippine province of Davao on Tuesday. The epicenter was 39 km southwest of Davao Oriental province, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said on its website, adding that it...

Death toll from Hurricane Dorian rises to 50 in Bahamas

The death toll from Hurricane Dorian has risen to at least 50, the health minister of the Bahamas said on Tuesday. More bodies were expected to be found as searches continued under the rubble in cyclone-devastated areas north of the...

Typhoon Faxai enters Japan: One dead, 30 people injured in various areas

Typhoon Faxai entered in Japan, killing one and at least 30 people were reported injured in Chiba, Kanagawa and Shizuoka prefectures. A woman in her 20s was seriously hurt after pillars at a golf practice range fell onto her...

Typhoon Faxai: Japan orders evacuation of about 3,700 people

The Japanese officials on Sunday ordered the evacuation of about 3,700 people from the city of Ebina, Kanagawa Prefecture and Izu Oshima Island, south of Tokyo, as Typhoon Faxai approaches. The officials raised the level of caution to the fourth...

Japan prepares for Typhoon Faxai

Japanese authorities canceled flights and train service on Sunday in response to Typhoon Faxai arriving with sustained winds of up to 216 kilometers per hour (kph) and heavy rain. According to the Japanese Meteorological Agency, Faxai, meaning Lao's female, is...

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Mastercard partners Faysal Bank to expand digital payments in Pakistan

Mastercard has expanded on its existing strong partnership with Faysal Bank through an agreement that will further support the...

New Zealand reimposed lockdown in Auckland after first local Coronavirus case in 102 days

New Zealand announced on Tuesday that it would close its largest city, Auckland, after discovering four new cases of Covid-19 in the city, the...

Record Increase In Export Of Fruits & Vegetables Despite Coronavirus Global Pandemic

Pakistan has registered record enhancement in export of fruits & vegetables despite coronavirus global pandemic. The Financial year 2019-20 has witnessed an overall increase...

K-Electric successfully closes PKR 25 Billion Sukuk, the largest ever Sukuk issue in Pakistan’s private sector!

August 10th, 2020: K-Electric (KE) is pleased to announce the successful closure of its PKR 25 billion Sukuk which is the largest Sukuk issue...

No Electrocutions Due To Ke Infrastructure

In a statement issued in local press, K-Electric expressed grief over the electrocution incidents reported through local media from Karachi during the recent monsoon...