April 18, 2016

REFUGEES 'DROWN IN MEDITERRANEAN'

HRNW REPORT: Hundreds of refugees are feared to have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea after their boats capsized on the way to Europe, a Somali ambassador has said.More than 400 refugees are thought to have drowned, the Somali ambassador…


GUNSHIP HELICOPTERS STRIKE CHOTU GANG

Lahore (HRNW): Pakistani helicopter gunships on Monday pounded the island hideout of an armed gang that has been holding 24 hostages on a 10-km (six-mile) long island in the centre of the Indus River, media and…



PM GREETS ELECTED PML-N MEMBERS

Islamabad (HRNW): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Monday congratulated the elected members of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) Council.In his message, the Prime Minister expressed the hope that the elected members of PML-N would devote their capabilities and…


THE CLIMATE CHANGE IN DRY REGIONS

HRNW REPORT: While December 2015’s Paris Conference generated a global push to combat climate change, closer to home UNDP Uzbekistan has engaged national partner representatives in planning an approach to addressing the global challenge. Climate…




BAHRIA TOWN CONTINUES TO GRAB IN KARACHI

Karachi (HRNW): Reports of illegal means used by Bahria Town to grab land amidst operation in Karachi are surfacing again. Bahria Town has been working for “development” across the country however the real estate and…


PAKISTAN WARNS AFGHAN TALIBAN

Islamabad (HRNW): Embarrassed by Taliban’s refusal to join the fledgling peace process with the Afghan government, Pakistan has warned the insurgents to call-off their recently-proclaimed ‘spring offensive’ or face consequences, a media report said on Monday.The…


ANTI-POLIO CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF IN KARACHI

Karachi (HRNW) : Anti-polio campaigns began in Karachi and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas on Monday.During a three-day campaign anti-polio volunteers will cover 188 union councils of 18 towns in Karachi. Over 24,60000 children under…