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Water found on potentially habitable planet for first time

09 September, 2019 7:05 am 7:05 am

92 NEWS – Astronomers have for the first time discovered water in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting within the habitable zone of a distant star. The finding makes the world – which is called K2-18b – a plausible candidate in the search for alien life. Within 10 years, new space telescopes might be able … Read More

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Warplanes dump water on Amazon as Brazil military begins fighting fires

08 August, 2019 11:22 am 11:22 am

BRASILIA/PORTO VELHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazilian warplanes are dumping water on the burning forest in the Amazon state of Rondonia, responding to a global outcry over the destruction of the world’s largest tropical rain forest. As of Sunday, President Jair Bolsonaro had authorized military operations in seven states to combat raging fires in the Amazon, … Read More


We are trying to stop river water flowing to Pakistan: Indian Minister

08 August, 2019 8:04 am 8:04 am

NEW DELHI (92 News) – Indian Union Water Resources Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has claimed he sees no violation of Indus Water Treaty in stopping river water flow to Pakistan and that efforts are in place to stop water on our side. “We are trying to divert water flows to Pakistan from Himalayan region to … Read More

Sutlej in high flood as 125,000 cusecs water passes through Ganda Singhwala

08 August, 2019 9:25 pm 9:25 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – More villages are feared to be submerged due to a high flood in the River Sutlej after the release of up to 200,000 cusecs of water into the river by India without any notice. According to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), 125,000 cusecs water is passing through Ganda Singhwala. Moreover, … Read More

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River Sutlej may face flood situation as India likely to release more water

08 August, 2019 11:33 am 11:33 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – River Sutlej may face flood situation at Ganda Singh point in Kasur as Indian authorities are likely to release two lac cusec water in Sutlej River. River Sutlej may face flood situation at Ganda Singh point during next ten to fifteen hours. Flood Forecasting Division of Met Department in Lahore said … Read More


India releases water in rivers flowing to Pakistan, flood feared in Indus a...

08 August, 2019 7:47 am 7:47 am

LAHORE (92 News) – In what appears to be water-led aggression, India released water from its water channels flowing to Pakistan on late Sunday without giving any official alert, sparking fears of flood in two rivers on Pakistani side. Indian authorities opened three spillways out of five of Laddakh Dam, causing extra water flowing in … Read More

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Hepatitis C increasing in Pakistan due to unsafe food, water: President

07 July, 2019 7:19 pm 7:19 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – President Dr Arif Alvi has said on Sunday that prevalence of Hepatitis C is increasing in Pakistan due to consumption of unsafe food and water. Addressing a seminar in connection with World Hepatitis Day, the president said that use of unsafe syringes is also a contributing factor in spread of this … Read More

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250mm rain inundates low-lying areas in Lahore

07 July, 2019 9:58 pm 9:58 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The incessant rain that continued for about three hours inundated low-lying areas in the city on Tuesday. After the rain, all roads were presenting the look of canals and streams. Rainwater entered in several houses, making the life difficult for residents. Traffic was badly disrupted on all main and link roads … Read More

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Rs309b to be spent on agriculture projects: Jahangir Tareen

07 July, 2019 2:52 pm 2:52 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government has announced a comprehensive 309 billion rupees programme for the uplift of the agriculture sector. Basic contours of the program titled “Agriculture Emergency Programme”, were shared by Minister for Food Security Mehboob Sultan and PTI leader Jahangir Tareen at a news conference in Islamabad on Tuesday. They said … Read More

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Karachi water supply cut off after power outage at Dhabeji pumping station

06 June, 2019 11:44 am 11:44 am

KARACHI (92 News) – Water supply to several areas of Karachi has been cut off after power outage at the Dhabeji pumping station on Saturday. The power of the Dhabeji pumping station was disconnected due to fire at the K electric grid station. The water board spokesperson said that more than 100 million gallons of … Read More

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Karachiites continue to face water shortage

06 June, 2019 12:38 pm 12:38 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – People continued to face water shortage on Saturday .The water supply to Central and Western districts, Korangi and Layari was suspended. People stood in long queues outside the water hydrant for waiting to acquire water. The tanker mafia is looting the citizens and they are charging prices of the water as … Read More


Hot weather spell continues in Lahore

06 June, 2019 10:32 am 10:32 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Lahore continued to experience an intense wave of heat on Sunday, with the mercury hitting the 46 degree Celsius mark. According to Met office, the hot weather in the city is likely to continue today as well. Weather conditions are due to the change in the wind direction as well as … Read More

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India stops water from rivers flowing to Pakistan

03 March, 2019 1:18 pm 1:18 pm

NEW DELHI (92 News) – In response to Pakistan’s steps taken for peace in the region, India has stopped water of three rivers flowing to Pakistan. Indian Minister of State for Water Resources Arjun Mehghwal, while talking to the media, said: “0.53 million acre-feet water has been stopped from going to Pakistan and has been … Read More

Didn’t intervene in internal matters of any institution: CJP

12 December, 2018 2:14 pm 2:14 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has said that he had not intervened in the internal matters of any institution, but rectified the mistakes only. Speaking at the convocation of Services Institute of Medical Sciences as the chief guest on Saturday, he said that he did not sleep more than … Read More

SC orders to install RO plant in Bhaag Nari within a month

12 December, 2018 12:12 pm 12:12 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday ordered to install RO plant within one month at Bhag Nari in Balochistan. A three-member bench of the SC headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar heard a suo moto case about non-availability of drinking water in Bhaag Nari. During the hearing, the … Read More