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Pakistan floods: Six month wait for water to recede, warn relief agencies

New York: Millions of people in Pakistan are still deeply affected by catastrophic flooding which “is not going anywhere”, UN relief agencies said on Tuesday.

Pakistan: $160 million UN emergency plan launched, as ‘monsoon on steroids’ continues

New York: A $160 million emergency plan to help Pakistan deal with devastating flooding has been launched by the United Nations, aiming to reach “5.2 million of the most vulnerable people in the country”.

Pakistan: WFP working to expand food aid as deadly flooding continues

New York: The World Food Programme (WFP) is supporting Pakistan as the country takes stock of floods which have reportedly killed more than 1,000 people and displaced some 33 million, the UN agency said on Monday.

Villagers in Fazilka in India's Punjab suffering due to Pakistani tanneries

Fazilka, Punjab: Hundreds of residents of 130 villages located in Fazilka region of Punjab are suffering for the past 15 years due to the highly polluted water of tanneries located on banks of Sutlej river across the border in Pakistan’s Kasur.

Pakistan: 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits Balochistan, death toll touches 20

Quetta: The death toll due to the 5.9 magnitude earthquake in Pakistan's Balochistan region has now touched 20, media reports said on Friday.

Pakistan govt tells National Assembly that major cities do not have safe drinking water

Islamabad: The Pakistan government recently told the National Assembly that an overwhelming majority of the cities, including the megacities, in the country do not have safe drinking waters, media reports said.

Experts caution Pakistan may soon witness famine-like situation if water crisis continues

Islamabad: Pakistani experts have warned that the country may face a famine-like situation due to scarcity of water.

Pakistan: Five killed, six injured as windstorm lashes northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

Islamabad/UNI: At least five people were killed and six others injured in separate rain and windstorm-triggered accidents in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) said.

Pakistan to shift to 60 pc clean energy by 2030

Pakistan has assured the international community that it would shift to 60 percent clean energy and 30 percent electric vehicle use by 2030, Dawn reported.

Pakistan is world's second most polluted nation: Report

Islamabad: A latest global report has said Pakistan stands in the second position in the list of polluted countries in the world.

Pakistan is world's second most polluted nation: Report

Islamabad: A latest global report has said Pakistan stands in the second position in the list of polluted countries in the world.

Pakistan: Karachi remains one of the top polluted cities in world

Karachi: Pakistan's Karachi city has ranked among top polluted countries in the world.

Pakistan: 163 killed, 101 injured in rain-related incidents

Islamabad/Xinhua: At least 163 people have been killed while 101 others were injured since June 15 of this year in separate incidents triggered by torrential monsoon rains in Pakistan, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said in a report.

106 killed in rain-triggered incidents across Pakistan

Islamabad/Xinhua: At least 106 people have been killed and 52 injured since June 15 in separate incidents triggered off by torrential monsoon rains in Pakistan, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said in a report on Friday.

Torrential rains kill 4 in Pakistan's Karachi

Islamabad/Xinhua: Heavy monsoon rains on Wednesday broke a 36-year-old downpour record in the month of August in capital city Karachi of Pakistan's south Sindh province, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has said.