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ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Saqib Nisar, reviewed development projects in Azad Kashmir cities that were affected by 2005 earthquake. ... Chief Justice suddenly planned the visit while hearing a suo moto case pertaining to alleged embezzlement of funds allocated for the earthquake ...
The earthquake recorded 7.6 on the Richter scale had hit Kashmir on either side of the border in October 2005. Most of the damage however was felt in the north of Pakistan. Balakot was among the towns hit the hardest, as it was only10 kilometres from the epicentre. The deadly disaster caused more than ...

The President reiterated that following the 2005 earthquake, the government of Saudi Arabia played an important role in the reconstruction in the affected cities of AJK. This, he said, was a testament to the friendly and historical relations between the people Saudi Arabia, pakistan and Azad Kashmir which ...
The effects of tremors of 2005 may nowhere be in sight or in feeling in Kashmir valley, but the sub- centre in Handwara speaks differently and reminds ... In other words, even after 13 years, building of a sub- centre which was damaged in the earthquake of 2005 in Handwara has not materialized so far ...
In 2005, the group succeeded in providing aid to earthquake-ravaged regions in Kashmir while the Pakistani government was slow to act. LeT also provided relief to tens of thousands of internally displaced persons who have fled the fighting between the military and the Taliban in the Malakand Division as ...
Stressing the part when Labour Party MP Fabian Hamilton made a reference to the contribution by the UK government, especially during the Kashmir earthquake in 2005, he further said, “We appreciate that contribution; however, I want to emphasise that any help given in name of people of Azad Kashmir ...

And Pakistan is not the only country to be hampered by a severely mismanaged reconstruction process. Two years after a quake devastated Nepal, for example, the government has failed to provide the money and support it promised to almost a million families who lost homes, despite having ample donor ...
A 2005 study by Doctors without Borders (MSF) reported that “Kashmir has the highest rate of sexual violence in any conflict region, and the vast majority ... If thou wouldst rouse this habitat of roses/ Let there be thunderstorm and tempest, aye an earthquake/ O bulbul, let the freedom urge possess your soul!
Shattered in 2005 quake, Sub-Centre awaits restoration in Handwara ... SRINAGAR, Apr 20: Reflecting the sorry state of healthcare in the State, building of a Sub-Centre which was shattered in 2005 earthquake is still not restored at Krumbhura in Handwara area of North Kashmir's Kupwara district.
... Pakistan — When Iftikhar Nizami, the former country director of ActionAid in Pakistan, received a government notice to shut down his NGO's operations in December, he was stunned. In 2005, the South Africa-based organization distributed critical emergency relief during a major earthquake in Kashmir, ...
In 2016, the India–Myanmar border was hit with a 6.7 magnitude earthquake which killed 11 and injured 200 others. India's deadliest earthquake occurred in 2005 in disputed Pakistani region of Kashmir. The quake which also affected Pakistan and Afghanistan, killed between 86,00 and 87,000 people ...
New Delhi: Nepal has rejected India's offer to jointly re-measure the height of the world's highest peak Mount Everest following the massive earthquake in 2015 and will carry out the exercise on its own, the top official of the Himalayan nation's survey department has said. Nepal will, however, seek help from ...
12 yrs after quake, damaged bridge awaits completion ... The strategic Nand Singh Bridge that connects Uri town in north Kashmir with the rest of the Valley has been under construction for the last 12 years ... The bridge was damaged during the 2005 earthquake, following which traffic on it was stopped.
The president said that after the 2005 earthquake, China had assisted in the reconstruction of Muzaffarabad, Rawalakot and Bagh in AJK which was an affirmation of the brotherly relationship enjoyed by the people of the two countries. Azad Kashmir, said the President, enjoyed the lowest crime rate in the ...
12 years on, 2005 Earthquake victims rue Govt ... Tehsildar Karnah, Nisar Ahmad Hawan while admitting that the residents of these villages are facing hardships told Kashmir News Service (KNS) that the ... So if we may ask, we ask your help in keeping the Kashmir Observer's journalism fair and square.
The major attraction in the village is the Teetwal crossing point, which is one of the points opened after the 2005 earthquake to facilitate the reunion of divided families living on the two sides of Kashmir. The crossing point functioned well in the first three years. “Now, the crossing point remains closed during ...
However, he says that the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), which was established after the 2005 Kashmir Earthquake, along with its subsidiary body, the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), have the capability to work on rescue during any disaster. The rescue bodies are ...

However, on the AJK side of Kashmir, investments are possible in hydrogenation facilities, forests, and precious stones, Qadir said. “The Turkish government has always supported us. After 2005 earthquake in Azad Kashmir, they built us hospitals, many mosques, and many buildings. We are still utilizing ...
PESHAWAR: The 12th anniversary of a devastating 2005 earthquake which left nearly one hundred thousand people killed and hundreds of thousands homeless besides destroying the basic infrastructure, will be observed in Pakistan and Azad Kashmir on Sunday. The day will start with special prayers for ...
Mexico's civil protection agency said it was the strongest earthquake to hit the capital since a devastating 1985 tremor that flattened swathes of Mexico City and killed thousands, reported Reuters. Panic ensued as frantic citizens came out into the streets. The epicentre of the earthquake was about 87kms ...
And Pakistan is not the only country to be hampered by a severely mismanaged reconstruction process. Two years after a quake devastated Nepal, for example, the government has failed to provide the money and support it promised to almost a million families who lost homes, despite having ample donor ...
2005: Earthquake kills tens of thousands of people in Pakistani-administered Kashmir; the U.S. authorizes $510 million for relief, reconstruction, and humanitarian aid. 2009: Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf confesses that billions of dollars in U.S. aid to Pakistan were used to shore up Pakistan's ...
Every time an earthquake hits the Himalayas, there is a palpable tension among geologists and disaster management experts in Jammu and Kashmir as the state ... With the help of Union Ministry of Earth Science and Jammu University since 2005, a network of Broad Band Seismograph was established at ...
Get Me Out of Here! Has been married to Faryal Makhdoom since 2013. They have a daughter, Lamaisah (born in 2014), and are currently expecting their second child. Has also done charitable work, including helping those affected by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and the 2005 Kashmir earthquake.
The locals lament that the area is being neglected despite the devastating 2005 earthquake, destroying almost everything. Nearly 300 persons died in the calamity, the worst witnessed in the region so far. “Isn't it a shame for the government of the state and New Delhi that they have not been able to do ...
7 (IANS): A moderate intensity earthquake occured in Kashmir in the wee hours of Thursday. No report of casualty or ... 7 (IANS): Paving the way for a trial, a court here on Thursday framed charges against 11 former MPs in connection with the 2005 cash-for-query case. After the accused pleaded not guilty, ...
Musharraf, who is living in self-exile in Dubai, said he "proudly" feels that "LeT and JuD are both very good organizations of Pakistan." He praised their role in relief efforts during the 2005 Kashmir earthquake. He said there have been no talks with the JuD or Saeed "but if they want to be included in the ...
SRINAGAR: Geologists are carrying out a “microzonation” survey of Srinagar city to identify earthquake-prone zones. Professor Shakil A Romshoo, ... The October 8, 2005, Kashmir earthquake, which was recorded at 7.6 Richter scale, had its epicentre near the city of Muzaffarabad. It caused devastation ...
In 2005, an earthquake ravaged the Pakistani Kashmir and the Indian Kashmir. I was called to work in Pakistan's Kashmir, and this was a defining experience for me. I had never been confronted before to so much destruction, seen so many wounded and dead, seen at the same time so much heroism and ...
Utttarakhand was in the Central Seismic Gap where exists a high probability of a major earthquake. Image: representational/file photo.
“In 2005, Saeed determined where graduates of a LeT camp in Pakistan ... humanitarian relief to the victims of the 2005 earthquake in Kashmir.
The station is located in a part of Kashmir that is under Pakistan's ... in deep disrepair owing to lack of maintenance and a 2005 earthquake.
The 2005 Kashmir earthquake recorded 7.6 at the Richter Scale had flattened village after village killing at least 86000 people on both sides of ...
The Islamic Republic immediately rejected Israel's offer of humanitarian aid to those who survived the devastating 7.3-magnitude earthquake that killed more than 530 in Iran and several in ... After the 2005 earthquake in Kashmir, Israel sent a mission offering supplies and shelter for thousands of families.
Islamic Republic rejects Israel's quake aid to Iran, Iraq .... After the 2005 earthquake in Kashmir, Israel sent a mission offering supplies and ...
... unprovoked firing across Line of Control in Azad Kashmir on Friday. ... to Pakistan in the aftermath of the earthquake in 2005 and floods in ...
This included the 2004 India Ocean tsunami and the 2005 earthquake in Kashmir, Pakistan. He's a passionate Bolton Wanderers fan and the ...
... government paid Rs 20,000 to some families before 2001 for the construction of bunkers but these were damaged in the 2005 earthquake.
The deputy chairman of ERRA, which was formed after the deadly 2005 earthquake in Kashmir and is largely manned by military personnel, ...
Previously, Shehzad Roy received the Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 2005, given to ... in the rehabilitation of the affectees of the 2005 Kashmir earthquake.
He was also awarded the Sitara-e-Eisaar in 2006 for his rehabilitation work after the 2005 Kashmir earthquake. Renowned musician Bryan Adams was amongst ...
Kashmir is located in the highly vulnerable seismic zone 'V'. The last major earthquake to strike the region was in October 2005 when 1,400 ...
People in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir are angry with the government's sluggish attitude in compensating the victims of 2005 earthquake.
SRINAGAR: In order to remember the victims of October 8, 2005 earthquake, Central Library of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK), ...
On the occasion, a special documentary was screened to highlight the vagaries of the earthquake of 2005 especially in the Uri area of ...
MUZAFFARABAD: Prayer gatherings and protest demonstrations went hand in hand across Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Sunday, as the ...
CUK remembers earthquake victims of 2005 ... an exhibition of the newspaper clippings, covering the destruction in Jammu and Kashmir.
Kiran Shehzadi, the 2005 earthquake survivor campaigning for the ... of physically disabled victims in Azad Kashmir still struggle hard to live a ...
Kiran Shehzadi, the 2005 earthquake survivor campaigning for the ... of physically disabled victims in Azad Kashmir still struggle hard to live a ...
ISLAMABAD – The 12th Anniversary of devastating Earthquake 2005 is being observed throughout Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.


 

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