ASTP significantly elevates Pakistan’s global image: Faisal Yousuf

LAHORE, Feb 14 (APP):Arfa Software Technology Park (ASTP) is a pioneering initiative of the Punjab government offering state-of-the-art amenities to both public and private sector companies. This was stated by Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) Chairman Faisal Yousuf while presiding over a progress review meeting regarding the operation of the ASTP, here on Wednesday. He… Continue reading ASTP significantly elevates Pakistan’s global image: Faisal Yousuf

3.4 magnitude earthquake hits Kishtwar

ISLAMABAD, Feb 14 (APP): An earthquake of magnitude 3.4 on the Richter Scale hit the Kishtwar district of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. According to Kashmir Media Service, the earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km, India’s National Center for Seismology (NCS) said on its official X handle. The epicentre of… Continue reading 3.4 magnitude earthquake hits Kishtwar

4.4 Earthquake tremors felt in Khuzdar, adjoining areas

ISLAMABAD, Feb 6 (APP): An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale jolted Khuzdar and its adjoining areas on Tuesday, no causalities were reported so far. According to the seismological center, the depth of the earthquake was 24 kilometers, while the epicenter was southwest of Khuzdar, a private news channel reported. People came out of… Continue reading 4.4 Earthquake tremors felt in Khuzdar, adjoining areas

3.6 magnitude earthquake tremors jolt Harnai, adjoining areas

ISLAMABAD, Jan 19 (APP): Pakistan’s National Seismic Monitoring Center on Friday reported a 3.6 magnitude earthquake in Harnai adjoining areas of Quetta city on Friday afternoon. The epicentre of the quake was 45 kilometres distance in Harnai Southeast at a depth of 15 kilometers, the seismic monitoring centre said, private news channels reported. There was… Continue reading 3.6 magnitude earthquake tremors jolt Harnai, adjoining areas

6 magnitude earthquake jolts Lahore, other Punjab regions

LAHORE, Jan 11 (APP):The provincial capital and adjacent areas experienced a strong earthquake around 2:30pm on Thursday, but fortunately no human or financial losses were reported. According to a spokesman for the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Punjab, the strong tremors lasted at least five to six seconds before subsiding. In the capital city, people… Continue reading 6 magnitude earthquake jolts Lahore, other Punjab regions

6.0 magnitude earthquake jolts Islamabad, other cities

ISLAMABAD, Jan 11 (APP):A 6.0 magnitude earthquake jolted Islamabad, Peshawar, Punjab and several other cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), on Thursday afternoon. According to the National Seismic Monitoring Center, tremors were felt in Islamabad, Peshawar, Swabi, and other cities of northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Private news channels reported. The epicenter of the earthquake was in… Continue reading 6.0 magnitude earthquake jolts Islamabad, other cities

4.6 magnitude earthquake jolts Quetta

ISLAMABAD, Jan 6 (APP):An earthquake of 4.6 magnitudes on the Richter Scale jolted Quetta and its adjoining areas on Saturday morning. According to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), tremors were felt in Quetta and suburbs. According to the National Seismic Monitoring Centre (NSMC), the epicenter of the earthquake was Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan, while its… Continue reading 4.6 magnitude earthquake jolts Quetta

President expresses grief over loss of human lives in earthquake in China

ISLAMABAD, Dec 19 (APP):President Dr Arif Alvi on Tuesday expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of precious human lives in China due to earthquake. “I would like to extend my sincere sympathy and heartfelt condolences on behalf of the government and people of Pakistan with the bereaved families and people and leadership of… Continue reading President expresses grief over loss of human lives in earthquake in China

3.9 magnitude earthquake jolts parts of Balochistan

ISLAMABAD, Dec 15 (APP):A 3.9 magnitude earthquake jolted different parts of Balochistan including Quetta, Mastung and Sibi districts on early Friday.  According to the Seismological Center, the depth of the quake was recorded 18 kilometres and no news of damage has been reported from the area.  People came out of their homes and started reciting… Continue reading 3.9 magnitude earthquake jolts parts of Balochistan

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake jolts parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

ISLAMABAD, Dec 12 (APP): Earthquake tremors of 4.9 magnitude hit various parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on early Tuesday morning. According to the seismological center, the earthquake tremors were felt in Swat, Mingora, Lower Pir, Upper Dir and adjoining areas, a private news channel reported. People came out of their houses in fear by reciting Kalma-e-Tayyaba. However,… Continue reading Magnitude 4.9 earthquake jolts parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 shakes Azerbaijan

BAKU, Azerbaijan , Dec 7 (AA/APP):An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 shook the southern Caucasus nation of Azerbaijan early Thursday. The epicenter of the quake, which took place at 8.16 am (0416GMT), was reported to be the Caspian Sea, said an Azerbaijan Seismological Service Center statement. The statement said the earthquake took place at… Continue reading Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 shakes Azerbaijan

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