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Construction of dams inevitable to ensure supply of drinking water: CJP

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday termed the construction of new dams inevitable to ensure supply of drinking water to people and generation of electricity. "Pakistanis are capable of constructing dams with their own resources," he said while talking to a delegation of an NGO which called on him in Lahore. The chief justice said that the future generations and history would not forgive us if loans and debts were not paid back. He said that the nation had great expectations…

The Gilgit-Skardu Road an inevitable need for Gilgit-Baltistan

Muhammad Irfan Baltistan region comprises four districts, which is home to half the population of the de-facto province of Gilgit-Baltistan. The region connects with Pakistan and the rest of Gilgit-Baltistan through the Skardu-Gilgit highway. The 167 KM road was built for the first time in the early 1970 and completed in 1982. Since then the road has not been renovated and it is now in a poor condition, fatal accidents and landsliding are a routine phenomenon. Number of cars and other public transports had fallen in…

Phillip Hughes’ death ‘inevitable’ after blow

SYDNEY: The death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes was likely "inevitable" after he was struck by a ball, an inquest heard Monday as it raised concerns about on-field sledging and short, fast deliveries. Hughes, who played 26 Tests, died from bleeding on the brain in November 2014 after being hit on the neck by a rising ball while batting in a domestic match at the Sydney Cricket Ground. "Quite clearly the death was a terrible accident," Coroner Michael Barnes said at the opening of the five-day inquest. "But that…