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  • Six held for smuggling snake venom in India

    NEW DELHI: Six members of a suspected international smuggling racket were arrested with an estimated $15 million of snake venom hidden in school bags close to Bhutan border in eastern India, officials said on Sunday...

    The gang were riding two motorbikes and carrying school bags containing three bullet-proof glass containers of the venom when they were arrested by police on Saturday in Baikunthpur forest area of Jalpaiguri district in...

  • Unavailability of anti-venom shot claims boy’s life

    SIALKOT: Unavailability of anti-snakebite shot at Pasrur THQ Civil Hospital and Govt Allama Iqbal Memorial DHQ Teaching Hospital, Sialkot, has resulted in the death of a 15-year-old seminary student who died after waiting for anti-snakebite vaccine for more than 24 hours, sparking a protest by his family and relatives...

    Imran Noor Husain, a student of a seminary at village Musapur, Pasrur, was sleeping on the floor in the seminary...

  • Fossil of four-legged snake found in Brazil

    MIAMI: A fossil of a four-legged snake uncovered in Brazil has shed new light on the origins of snakes as land burrowers, not sea creatures, a study said on Thursday...

    “The newly discovered species Tetrapodophis amplectus, which lived during the Early Cretaceous 146 to 100 million years ago, maintains many classic snake features, such as a short snout, long braincase, elongated body, scales, fanged teeth and a flexible jaw to swallow...

  • FICTION: THE SNAKE EATS ITS OWN TAIL

    This is a great book, and you should read it...

    Egyptian-born, US-based debut novelist Omar El Akkad has written a dystopian, futuristic nightmare that contains elements all too familiar from today’s breaking news headlines: drone strikes and refugee camps, border walls and biological weapons, global warming and crumbling infrastructure
  • Snake sighting at Islamabad airport causes panic

    A snake was sighted on Tuesday on the Islamabad International Airport's apron area — more commonly known as the tarmac — where airplanes are parked, loaded, fueled and boarded...

    The airport staff told DawnNewsTV that this was not the first time a snake had been spotted on the Islamabad airport's premises, adding that the airport management "always turns a blind eye" and fails to address complaints of this nature...

  • Pakistan passes anti-honour killings and anti-rape bills

    ISLAMABAD: A joint session of the Parliament unanimously approved anti-honour killing and anti-rape bills moved by PPP Senator Farhatullah Babar on Thursday...

    Before moving the Anti-Rape Bill, Babar informed the joint session: "The bill will prove to be effective in curbing rape cases across the country...

  • Growers’ body says anti-Sindh, anti-Pakistan lobbies opposing dams

    HYDERABAD: Sindh Chamber of Agriculture (SCA) general secretary Zahid Bhurgari has said that anti-Sindh and anti-Pakistan lobbies wanted to destroy the farm sector of the province and the country by opposing plans of building dams while India is building reservoirs on the waters bordering Pakistan...

    If the dams were not built, Pakistan and Sindh would face severe water scarcity and the agriculture sector would be destroyed...

  • Zardari rejects budget as anti-poor, anti-farmer

    ISLAMABAD: Former president and PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has described federal budget for 2015-16 as “anti-poor and anti-farmer” and said the document is devoid even of small steps that could have taken the country closer to equitable distribution of resources and opportunities...

    PPP spokesman Farhatullah Babar quoted Mr Zardari as saying the government seemed to have reneged on its promise to implement the consensus reached...

  • Anti-honour killing, anti-rape bills finally passed

    The Anti-Honour Killing Laws (Criminal Amendment Bill) 2015 and the Anti-Rape Laws (Criminal Amendment Bill) 2015 were originally piloted by PPP legislator Sughra Imam and passed by the Senate in March 2015...

    Both parties were not ready to vote for the proposed laws because they considered them to be against the tenets of Islam, though their primary objections were to the anti-honour killing bill...

  • GB police blocks 141 social media accounts for posting anti-religious, anti-state content

    Gilgit-Baltistan police has blocked 141 social media accounts and taken legal action against five people for spreading religious hatred and posting anti-state content online, it was learnt on Friday...

    AIG Hanifullah said that following the monitoring of social media sites, 104 accounts were blocked for posting anti-state content while another 37 were stopped for spreading religious hatred...

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