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Govt’s top priority is to secure water reservoirs: PM Imran Khan

05 May, 2020 9:07 pm 9:07 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan presided over a briefing on national water security strategy and construction of dams to meet agricultural as well as energy requirements of the country on Monday. The prime minister was briefed in detail about the progress of resolution of all pending issues related to construction of Diamer … Read More


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Five boys drown in Karachi’s Surjani Town

04 April, 2020 1:56 pm 1:56 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – At least five boys including two brothers were drowned while swimming in a pond, filled with water in Karachi’s Surjani Town, Sector 7D. According to rescue sources, a group of five boys was swimming in water collected in a plot of an under-construction building. The security personnel have also rescued three … Read More


Water enters homes in Ibrahim Hyderi as storm bypasses Karachi

10 October, 2019 10:42 am 10:42 am

KARACHI (92 News) – Water entered homes in Karachi’s Ibrahim Hyderi, Rehri Goth and Lath Basti as meteorologists said Cyclonic Storm Kyarr would not hit the city. According to Pakistan Meteorological Department chief Meteorologist, the storm is still in the Arabian Sea and heading towards Oman but some effects were felt in Karachi. Due to … Read More


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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


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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


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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


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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