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Ziarat observes season’s first snowfall!

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ZIARAT: City blanketed with thick snow gleamed spectacularly, while citizens all over Baluchistan enjoyed season’s first rainfall here yesterday (Monday 13th of November). 

Weather’s sudden turnover was welcomed by the snow-lovers who are also expecting light rainfall. 

According to the Meteorological Department’s  forecast the Mercury in Ziarat and other cities will drop  further in the current week mainly at nights. MET also forecast light showers. 

 

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1 killed, 15 injured as 4.9 magnitude earthquake shakes Pakistan!

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KARACHI: A number of people belonging to all the provinces of Pakistan have been calling Newspakistan.tv since morning in order to inquire about tremors due to which many mud houses collapsed killing one minor girl in Lasbela and injuring dozens. 

According to details epicenter of the earthquake – measuring 6.1 on Richter scale – was in Hindu Kush region (/Afghanistan’s Jarm area) and its depth was 191.2km. The earthquake jolted parts of neighbouring Afghanistan, India and Kashmir. 

However, in Pakistan  jolts measuring 4.9-5.1 on Richter scale were experienced in many cities including Charsadda, Gujranwala, Haripur, Islamabad, Karachi,Lahore,Murree,  Peshawar, Quetta, Sargodha, Shangla. 

It is pertinent to mention here that many organisations called it a day due to tremors including the Parliament and Supreme Court.

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Earthlings (including Pakistanis) to view Super-Blue-Blood-Moon on 31st of Jan., after 150 years!

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KARACHI: On Wednesday 31st of January 2018, inhabitants of the planet Earth will be able to see a rare phenomenon called trifecta that occurs only once in over 150 years.

According to details once in one-n-a-half century the blue moon & lunar eclipse combine with the moon being at its closest point to Earth, resulting in Super-Blue-Blood-Moon

This extraordinary phenomenon will be best visible from western hemisphere. The last Super-Blue-Blood-Moon trifecta was witnessed in 1866.

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A mysterious sickness claims lives of more than 50 peacocks in Tharparkar!

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THARPARKAR: Sources privy to Newspakistan.tv have reported that throughout the period of past four days, over 50 peacocks have died as a result of a mysterious sickness in three villages of Thar. However, the circumstances behind the epidemic of mysterious disease are yet to be known.

According to the details, the contaminated peacocks are found to have symptoms like puffy eyes and water dripping from their beaks. Eventually, peacocks fall to the ground and bite the dust.

It is to be noted that Sindh forest and wildlife personnel have already sent off a panel to the affected localities to look into this matter.

It is pertinent to mention here that in past, peacocks died due to the outbreak of deadly ranikhet virus and other sorts of diseases that emerge in the summers. Also, the death rates of peacocks continue to swell owing to the spread of deadly ailments in the past five years.

As per the estimates, provided by the sources, over 167 peacocks lost their lives as a result of ranikhet in 2012. Whereas, the same disease claimed the lives of approx 200 peacocks in 2015.

It has further been learnt that the major trigger of this virus is hen, which diffuse among other avians, particularly peacocks speedily. Unfortunately, no one can control it until it is ousted wholly from where it originates.

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