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PM Shehbaz Sharif annoyed over STZA performance, forms committee for revival

PM Shehbaz Sharif annoyed over STZA performance, forms committee for revival

LAHORE (APP) – Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday expressing annoyance over the performance of the Special Technology Zones Authority (STZA), formed a committee to ensure revival of the body’s operations. The prime minister, chairing a high-level meeting on the STZA, said that the committee would be headed by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and comprise...

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Why Pakistan is prone to strong earthquakes

Why Pakistan is prone to strong earthquakes

Pakistan is prone to powerful earthquakes owing to their birth to the juncture of three colliding tectonic plates: Indian, Eurasian and Arabian. The Indian and Eurasian plates grind past each other along the Chaman Fault, triggering destructive temblors. The deadly earthquakes of 2005 and 2013 struck along one of the most hazardous yet poorly studied...

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Turk Famous Chef Started Weeping While Narrating Situation In Turkey After Devastating Earthquake

Turk Famous Chef Started Weeping While Narrating Situation In Turkey After Devastating Earthquake

Ankara: People around the world in mourning over devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria which has claimed so far 8700 lives. The famous Turk Chef Borak describing the situation erupted out after horrific earthquake started crying. He appealed people around the world to extend help as much every nation can for victims of earthquake and...

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Children pulled from rubble as Turkiye -Syria quake toll tops 9,500

Children pulled from rubble as Turkiye -Syria quake toll tops 9,500

ANTAKYA: Heartrending scenes of a newborn plucked alive from the rubble and a broken father clutching his dead daughter’s hand have laid bare the human cost of the earthquake in Syria and Turkiye that by Wednesday had claimed over 9,500 lives. For two days and nights since the 7.8 magnitude quake an impromptu army of...

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Sharif’s ‘hasty’ trip to Turkey delayed amid earthquake relief efforts

Sharif’s ‘hasty’ trip to Turkey delayed amid earthquake relief efforts

— Pakistan sends aid to Turkey and Syria as deaths surpass 9,000  ISLAMABAD: Shehbaz Sharif’s planned visit to Ankara to express solidarity with Turkish leadership following Monday’s devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck parts of the transcontinental country and Syria has been postponed, a minister said Wednesday. The prime minister was scheduled to embark on the trip...

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1:00 pm Headlines on 24Digital

1:00 pm Headlines on 24Digital

♦ LHC suspends ECP’s order to accept PTI MNAs resignations: Also stops by-elections in 43 constituencies until next order: Asad Umar says time for Raja Riaz to vacate Leader of the Opposition chamber ♦ Court exempts Imran from appearance in hooliganism case: Challan of case submitted against Imran Khan, other PTI leaders ♦ 12 TTP...

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Children pulled from rubble as Turkey-Syria quake toll tops 8,300

Children pulled from rubble as Turkey-Syria quake toll tops 8,300

Mesut Hancer holds the hand of his 15-year-old daughter Irmak, who died in the earthquake in Kahramanmaras, close to the quake´s epicentre, the day after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck the country´s southeast, on February 7, 2023.. — AFP Volunteers stand on rubble of a destroyed building in Kahramanmaras, southern Turkey, a day after a 7.8-magnitude...

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Earthquake Death Toll In Turkey And Syria Approaches Nearly 8000

Earthquake Death Toll In Turkey And Syria Approaches Nearly 8000

Ankara/ Damascus: The death toll from the earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria on Monday has approached nearly 8000.At least 5,894 people have died in Turkey, while at least 2,032 have been killed in Syria. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced a three-month state of emergency across 10 provinces, while aid agencies grapple with...