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  • Briefing on clearing birds from Islamabad airport

    RAWALPINDI: The administration of Benazir Bhutto International Airport gave a briefing on its campaign to create awareness among residents of nearby areas on how to keep their surroundings clear of birds...

    An administration official said awareness sessions were arranged at the airport in which members of the Rawalpindi Cantonment Board, owners of marriage halls, restaurants, hotels, cable operators and representatives from the army...

  • Poland became a breeding ground for Europe’s far right

    BERLIN: There are few countries which suffered as much under the Nazis than Poland did during World War II...

    And yet, more than 70 years later, it has become a centre on the continent for the far right — and the government isn’t doing anything about it, maintain liberal critics
  • Training, breeding unit for sniffer dogs opens

    KARACHI: With the establishment of a kennel set up exclusively for breeding purposes, the customs drug enforcement cell at the airport recently took a major step to boost its anti-narcotic smuggling efforts and, more importantly, to reduce the workload on its existing sniffer dog team, a recent visit to the facility showed...

    Located in the Civil Aviation Colony, the unit is the first training and breeding centre for sniffer dogs in...

  • Sambars’ successful captive breeding at Jallo Park

    LAHORE: Sambar, a large deer native to the Indian subcontinent, southern China and Southeast Asia has a success story in Pakistan when it comes to its captive breeding, as a number of these wild animals are being successfully bred at Jallo Park...

    According to experts, acclimatisation of a wild animal after it is caught and its breeding in captivity is the most difficult task, which becomes more hard in case of certain species such as...

  • City diary: Breeding blues as female animal slaughter continues in Lahore

    The butchers ‘mafia’ seems to be active in unlawful slaughter of useful animals in Lahore despite crackdown on such elements, and the situation has raised concerns about breeding and provision of wholesome meat to the people...

    According to officials, the butchers are not only ‘ disrupting’ the natural breeding system by slaughtering female and small-aged (one to three days) calves, but also selling their unhygienic meat to the...

  • Pakistan’s western border ‘breeding ground for IS’

    PESHAWAR: As Pakistan takes its battle against militants to its logical end in its tribal borderlands, another virulently violent and deadly threat is rearing its head on the country’s western borders in Afghanistan, where local residents and journalists say the self-styled Islamic State or Daesh has gained a toehold to spread its influence on both sides of the borders...

    The group has resources and manpower and found safe havens in the...
  • Syria no breeding ground for IS: Assad

    ROME: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Wednesday his country was not a breeding ground for the self-styled Islamic State (IS) group, blaming the creation of the jihadist organisation on the West...

  • City govt slow in eliminating dengue mosquitoes breeding sites

    RAWALPINDI: The teams of Environment Protection Agency-Punjab (EPA-Punjab) and Rawalpindi and Chaklala cantonment boards have detected dengue mosquito larvae in 87 different places including junkyards and tyre shops but the City District Government Rawalpindi (CDGR) is slow in eliminating their (mosquitoes) breeding sites...

  • Breeding of desert locusts to continue in Nara, Cholistan: FAO

    ISLAMABAD: The Food and Agriculture Orga­nisation (FAO) of the United Nations has said that breeding of desert locusts will continue in Nara and Cholistan, causing their numbers to increase with the possibility of hopper and adult groups forming...

    In its new report titled ‘Desert Locust Bulletin’, it said that a second round of breeding could commence in August, leading to the formation of bands and eventually small swarms...

  • Poachers held for netting pricey birds

    The birds being used for the falcon netting such as pigeons and doves were released in the wild on the direction of the additional magistrate of Rajanpur...

    Mr Sukhera said that both parties were caught red-handed when they had mapped out nets to catch birds...

  • Wintering birds, lurking death

    SIALKOT: It is a sight to see: flocks of wintering birds are landing and flying in and around the lush green fields and riverside areas of the bordering villages of Sialkot along the Working Boundary...

    Areas along the rivers Chenab, Tavi and Jammu along the border are a natural habitat of hog deer, nilgai, and wintering birds from Serbia...

  • Saving the dying birds with the lens

    Chirping birds, their colourful wings and free flights have always been a cheerful sight on the horizon of Jahanian until the few years; these scenes inspired Tariq Hameed Sulemani to pick a camera and shoot such scenes...

    Born and raised in Jahanian, a small town near Multan, to a family of hakeems (alternative medicine practitioners), he would spend hours tracking wildlife in lush green fields and the canal around his hometown... ...

  • Evidence of one of world’s rarest birds found in Australia

    SYDNEY: A feather from one of the most elusive birds in the world has been found in South Australia, the first proof in more than a century that it lives there, wildlife experts said on Thursday...

    In 2012, the Smithsonian Magazine rated it at number one among the world’s five most mysterious birds...

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