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  • Mehbooba vows to shun Indian flag until J&K flag, special status are back

    KARACHI: In her first press conference after being released from detention of 14 months, the chief of Occupied Kashmir’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti said she would raise the Indian flag only when Jammu and Kashmir’s (J&K) flag, constitution and special status (under Article 370) were restored...

    She categorically said that she would hold the Indian flag in her hands only when the J&K flag was back, pointing to the...

  • Inquiry shows three zoo black bucks died from mutual fight

    KARACHI: An inquiry report recently submitted to the commissioner Karachi has declared that a ‘mutual fight’ led to the death of ‘three male black bucks’ at the zoo a week ago, it emerged on Thursday...

    However, it remains short of recommending action against the staff responsible for keeping seven male bucks in one enclosure which apparently led to the fight...

  • Bloodless bullfights earn Gulf owners big bucks

    FUJAIRAH: There’s no matador, betting or blood when bulls lock horns in the Gulf emirate of Fujairah, but a winning beast in the popular sport can still earn its owner a fortune...

    Bullfights are a weekly event at a ring close to the beach on the east coast of the United Arab Emirates
  • Injured black bucks add to zoo deaths mystery

    KARACHI: As a committee investigating the recent death of five zoo animals is set to hold its first meeting today (Friday), reports of two injured black bucks emerged on Thursday...

    He also denied reports that three black bucks, which got injured due to collision with grille during the stray dog attack, had died later...

  • ‘Bricks crisis’ slows construction activity

    SIALKOT: The ‘artificial shortage’ of bricks has slowed construction activity in Sialkot region while owners of some kilns in Sialkot, Daska, Sambrial, Pasrur and surrounding areas are making windfall profits by selling 1,000 bricks at the rate of Rs9,000...

    Some people, who are finding it hard to complete their buildings, say the rate of bricks was Rs4,800 in Sialkot region two years ago...

  • Mother of four beaten to death with stones, bricks by husband

    BADIN: A woman succumbed to her injuries after being beaten with stones and bricks by her husband in Tando Muhammad Khan's People's Colony area on Friday, local officials quoted witnesses as saying...

    The 35-year-old mother of four was attacked with stones and bricks before her husband fled the scene, the officials said...

  • Not just bricks and tar

    Examine: Land acquisition for Orange Line: Govt mulls over ‘hefty package’ to woo protesting residents“My late mother used to tell me I was a toddler when she and I migrated to Pakistan along with my father from Amritsar in Indian Punjab and we started living here in the single-room quarter,” he says, adding: “These houses you see are a product of our toil spanning all these decades...

  • Judoka Shah Hussain to be Pakistan's flag bearer at Rio Olympics

    KARACHI: Judoka Shah Hussain will be Pakistan's flag bearer at the Rio Olympics, kicking off in Rio De Janeiro from August 5, Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) Director Akhtar Ganjera told DawnNews on Wednesday...

    Traditionally, the captain of the Pakistan Hockey Team used to lift the national flag at the Games...

  • Change of plans: GM Bashir to bear Pakistan flag at Rio Olympics

    RIO: In a drastic change of plans on the eve of the Rio Olympics opening ceremony, the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) on Thursday nominated shooter Ghulam Mustafa Bashir, also known as GM Bashir, to bear Pakistan's flag despite having named Judoka Shah Hussain for the task earlier...

    Well-placed sources told DawnNews that there were differences between the PSB and the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) over who would be Pakistan's flag...

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