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Delegation of World Memon Organisation meets PM, extends support for various sectors

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday held a meeting with the delegation of World Memon Organization (WMO) led by CEO and President of ARY Network, Mr. Salman Iqbal. Mr. Khan heaped praise on the services of Memon community in various sectors of the country and remarked contribution of the WMO for Pakistan as matchless. The delegation was accorded warm welcome at the Prime Minister House upon their arrival. The delegation including, Chairman ARY Group, Haji Jan Muhammad and President WMO, Suleman Noor,…

Wave taller than a six-storey building sets ‘huge’ world record: UN

GENEVA: The UN's weather agency on Tuesday announced the highest wave on record - a behemoth that towered 19 metres (62.3 feet) above the North Atlantic. Scrutiny of data sent back by an automated buoy showed a monster wave rose at 0600 GMT on February 4, 2013 at a remote spot between Britain and Iceland, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said. "This is the first time we have ever measured a wave of 19 meters. It is a remarkable record," WMO deputy chief Wenjian Zhang said in a statement. Taller than a…

Concentration of CO2 in atmosphere hits new high: UN

GENEVA: The concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere averaged a record 400 parts per million in 2015, an ominous milestone for the planet's health, the UN said on Monday. The greenhouse gas has previously passed the 400 ppm threshold on certain months in specific locations but never on an annual global basis, the United Nations World Meteorological Organization said. In its latest Greenhouse Gas Bulletin, WMO also reported that CO2 concentration rates had "surged again to new records in 2016" and predicted…