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Moderate jolts Swat, adjoining areas

By Saeed Ur Rahman SWAT: A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 4.1 magnitude on the Richter Scale hit Swat and its adjoining areas on Saturday. According to Pakistan’s Meteorological Department, the epicenter of the quake was in Hindukush mountain range at a depth of 90kms.

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Traces of huge earthquakes found at ancient Swat site

MINGORA: Archaeologists in fresh excavations have unearthed the traces of two huge earthquakes that eventually destroyed the ancient city of Bazira at the end of 3rd century. Barikot Ghwandai, which was mentioned by the historians of Alexander the Great as the ancient city of Bazira, was conquered by him in …

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Earthquake jolts Swat, surrounding areas

SWAT: Earthquake jolts have been reported in Swat, Malakand and surrounding areas on Sunday. According to initial reports, magnitude of earthquake was 5.2 on richtar scale and depth was 80 Km. Epicenter of earthquake was Hindukash range in Afghanistan. No casualty has been reported so far. It is a developing story, …

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Future at Stake

By Habibullah  The month of October in Pakistan has the same importance as 9th November and 14th August. Like the other prominent days this month has secured its position in country’s calendar. The arrival of October fills the heart of masses with fear and titanic despair. The wounds of previous 2005 …

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A low intensity earthquake of magnitude 3.5

SWAT: A low intensity earthquake of magnitude 3.5 jolted Swat and its’ surrounding on sunday. According to meteorological department, the aftershocks of October 26 earthquake continue as another low intensity tremor felt in Swat and in its’ surroundings. The quake’s epicenter was 10 kilometers deep in Hindu Kush mountain region. …

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