India's southeastern coast braces for powerful cyclone
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India’s southeastern coast braces for powerful cyclone

MAHABALIPURAM, INDIA, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 (AFP/WNP/DL): Local Indian authorities banned public gatherings and closed shops as more than 1,000 rescue personnel mobilised against a powerful cyclone barrelling towards the southeastern coast, bringing heavy rains and strong winds. Cyclone Nivar is set to cross the coasts of Tamil Nadu state and the small territory of […]

Collective efforts must for COVID-19, climatic issues redressal: Ambassador Kaminara
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Collective efforts must for COVID-19, climatic issues redressal: Ambassador Kaminara

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Sunday, October 25, 2020 (WNP/DL): European Union (EU) Ambassador to Pakistan Androulla Kaminara Sunday said collective efforts were required to address the international issues particularly COVID-19 and climate change. She said while talking to this scribe, the United Nations (UN) was the only platform to response the global issues accordingly. Since […]

Healthy environment must for a healthy society: Aida Girma
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Healthy environment must for a healthy society: Aida Girma

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 (WNP/DL): UNICEF Pakistan Country Representative Aida Girma Tuesday said it was imperative to protect and ensure healthy environment in order to groom and nurture a healthy and robust society. Regarding Clean Green Index initiative, she said it was definitely a motivating step towards raising standards of cleanliness […]

PM launches Pakistan's largest-ever plantation drive on Tiger Force Day
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PM launches Pakistan’s largest-ever plantation drive on Tiger Force Day

ISLAMABAD, Sunday, August 09, 2020 (WNP/DL): Prime Minister Imran Khan launched the country’s largest tree plantation campaign on Sunday with the aim of planting 3.5 million saplings in the country in a single day. Addressing a ceremony in Islamabad, the premier began his address by thanking all those who had participated in today’s campaign. Prime […]

1 dead, another injured as latest spell of rain lashes parts of Karachi
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1 dead, another injured as latest spell of rain lashes parts of Karachi

KARACHI, Thursday, August 06, 2020 (WNP/DL): A 28-year-old man died while another was injured in separate incidents as yet another spell of rain accompanied by gusty winds battered parts of Karachi on Thursday, hospital officials said. Salahuddin lost his life after suffering an electric shock at Raheel Arcade in the Gulistan-i-Jauhar area. The body was […]

EU for joint venture in green economic recovery by investment, capacity-building
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EU for joint venture in green economic recovery by investment, capacity-building

By Muhammad Rizwan ISLAMABAD, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 (WNP/DL): European Union (EU)’s delegation to Pakistan Tuesday called on the Advisor to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam. Both sides discussed at length various matters of bilateral collaboration and cooperation-related opportunities in the fields of in green economic recovery through investment and green job […]