Category: Environment

48 perish as Pakistani plane crashes

A former pop singer turned Islamic preacher, Junaid Jamshed, was among 48 passengers who perished in a Pakistan International Airlines plane which crashed near Abbottabad in Northern Pakistan on Wednesday, according government official source. The flight, PK 661,…

Japan’s giant sinkhole is sinking again

A giant sinkhole that was hastily repaired in Japan earlier this month is showing signs of movement. Traffic was stopped at the busy intersection in Japanese city of Fukuoka on the weekend after the road…

8 college staff die in road crash in Yobe

Eight staff of Yobe College of Education, Gashua, died on Saturday in a motor accident along Bayamari-Dapchi federal highway in the state.   It was gathered that the eight non-academic staff, including the driver, were travelling from…

7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked New Zealand

A powerful magnitude 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked New Zealand few hours ago, according to the US Geological Survey, prompting a tsunami warning and knocking out power and phone services in many parts of the country. The…