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Shrinking moon may be generating moonquakes: Scientists

May 20, 2019 |

Scientists have found that the Moon is shrinking and this can cause moonquakes.

The scientists at Center for Earth and Planetary Studies, Washington say that the Moon's surface crust is brittle so it breaks as the Moon shrinks causing quakes …

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Lowcost Housing Schemes in Layyah, Bhakkar, Khushab to start soon

May 16, 2019 |

Punjab Housing and Town Planning Agency has decided to start lowcost housing schemes in Layyah, Bhakkar and Quaidabad (Khushab) under the Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme.

This was decided in a meeting held under the chair of Punjab Minister for Housing …

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Jordan’s king affirms need to intensify international efforts to achieve twostate solution

May 16, 2019 |

Paris King Abdullah II of Jordan stressed the need to step up international efforts to achieve just and lasting peace based on the twostate solution, guaranteeing the establishment of an independent Palestinian state on the 4 June 1967 lines with …

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Govt taking measures for bridging gap b/w imports, exports: Planning Minister

May 14, 2019 |

Minister for Planning and Development Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar says incumbent government would bring structural reforms in the country.

In an interview, he said government is fully committed to bring the country out from all challenges including economy through its prudent …

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OGDCL discovers gas, condensate oil in Tando Muhammad Khan

May 14, 2019 |

Oil and Gas Development Company Limited has discovered Gas and condensate oil from its Exploratory cum appraisal Well Mangrio # 01 in Nim Block, located in district Tando Muhammad Khan, Sindh.

The structure of Mangrio Well 01 was drilled and …

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Highlevel meeting reviews all aspects and motives behind Gwadar terrorist attack

May 12, 2019 |

A high level meeting chaired by Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Jam Kamal Khan in Quetta on Sunday, reviewed all aspects and motives behind the Gwadar terrorist incident.

Officials of law enforcement agencies briefed the meeting about the terrorist incident and …

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Poor diet in Ramzan can pose grave health risks

May 12, 2019 |

Medical expert have warned that poor diet and lifestyle during Ramzan can pose grave health risks to fasting Muslims.

Clinical dietician Dr Zubair Noman said meals during Ramzan are divided into four parts Iftar, after Taraweeh prayers, midnight and Sehri.…

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Pentagon Shifting $1.5B to US Border Wall Construction

May 10, 2019 |

WASHINGTON The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects to help pay for construction of 80 miles of wall at the U.S.-Mexican border, officials said Friday.

Congress was …

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CM Sindh inaugurates pediatric Complex at Indus hospital in Karachi

May 10, 2019 |

Sindh chief minister Syed Murad Ali Shah inaugurated pediatric Complex at Indus hospital in Karachi on Friday.

The Sindh CM visited the hospital and he was told that this is a 300-bedded hospital out of which 115 beds are dedicated …

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Pentagon Shifting $1.5B to US Border Wall Construction

May 10, 2019 |

WASHINGTON The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects to help pay for construction of 80 miles of wall at the U.S.-Mexican border, officials said Friday.

Congress was …

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Kuwait reiterates call for self-restraint in Libya

May 9, 2019 |

New York Kuwait reiterated its appeal to warring parties in Libya to practice self-restraint, respect international humanitarian law, not to target civilians and civic installations, and to return to the UN-sponsored political dialogue.

This came in a speech by Kuwait's …

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Kuwait reiterates call for self-restraint in Libya

May 9, 2019 |

New York Kuwait reiterated its appeal to warring parties in Libya to practice self-restraint, respect international humanitarian law, not to target civilians and civic installations, and to return to the UN-sponsored political dialogue.

This came in a speech by Kuwait's …

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