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  • Part of Faisalabad’s second biggest park a picture of neglect

    FAISALABAD: The rear side of Kaleem Shaheed Park, second biggest park of the city, is being neglected by the Parks and Horticulture Authority as its once-attractive waterfall and a small hill are in a shambles, footpaths in a rundown condition and the lake dry for years...

    The front side of the park was lined with flower beds only...

  • Saiful Muluk National Park: a picture of neglect

    Home to some exotic flora and fauna, the Saiful Muluk National Park in Kaghan valley is in a state of neglect as the wildlife department hasn’t made any serious effort to preserve it since it was declared a national park 14 years ago...

    In 2003, the secretary of the environment department exercising his powers under the Preservation, Protection, Conservation and Management Act 1975 had declared the Saiful Muluk Lake spread over 12,026...

  • Lohi Bher Wildlife Park ? a picture of neglect

    Dilapidated roads, collapsed bridges, empty cages, poor maintenance and broken swings await visitors to the Lohi Bher Wildlife Park...

    Spread over 687 acres near the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad on Islamabad Expressway, the wildlife park was established in 1992 to provide recreational facilities to residents...

  • Melody Food Park paints a sorry picture

    Once the go-to destination for local foodies, Melody Food Park has lost its charm over the years...

    Set up in 2002 in the G-6 Markaz, the park was a popular spot for years after it was established, with thousands of twin cities’ residents visiting daily...

  • Zoo apologises for naming newborn monkey ‘Charlotte’

    TOKYO: A Japanese zoo has apologised after receiving complaints over naming a baby monkey Charlotte for the newborn British princess...

    It was flooded with angry calls and emails on Wednesday hours after announcing the name for its first monkey born this year, a tradition at the zoo run by the southern city of Oita...

  • Malinga in hot water over ‘monkey’ remark

    COLOMBO: Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga faced an investigation on Thursday after he compared a government minister to a monkey following criticism that the country’s cricketers were too fat...

    “What does a monkey know about a parrot’s nesting hollow? This is like a monkey getting into a parrot’s nest and talking about it...

  • Chinese school sees monkey business in New Year

    DONGYING: Macaques in frilly dresses turn backflips and answer maths questions for crowds of screaming children at a Chinese monkey school, where trainers teach them to waltz and play rock drums...

    Shows featuring performing simians, popular in China and throughout Asia, are expecting a boost in the Lunar New Year of the monkey, which begins on Monday...

  • Sneezing monkey, 'walking' fish found in Himalayas: WWF

    NEW DELHI: A monkey that sneezes when it rains and a "walking" fish are among more than 200 species discovered in the fragile eastern Himalayas in recent years, according to conservation group World Wildlife Foundation (WWF)...

    In the forests of northern Myanmar, scientists learned in 2010 of a black and white monkey with an upturned nose that causes it to sneeze when it rains...

  • Chokers tag is ‘monkey on back’: Du Plessis

    MUMBAI: Skipper Faf du Plessis acknowledged on Friday South Africa’s reputation as big-match chokers had become “a monkey on the back” of the team that they would only shed by winning an international trophy...

    “I think it’s fair but the only way you will ever get that monkey off your back is if you do win a trophy...

  • Story Times: Spell on the monkey

    As I was passing by the cage of monkeys, I thought that I should try the spell on a monkey...

    So I took out the paper and spoke the magical spell, “Hokus pokus melacus pous abre de dabre hickory!”And suddenly a monkey came out of the cage and said to me, “Yes ma’am...

  • Endangered monkey-eating eagle shot at in Philippines

    MANILA: An endangered monkey-eating eagle which was released into the wild under a conservation programme is now fighting for survival after being shot, a Philippine conservation group said on Wednesday...

    Killing monkey-eating eagles is punishable by a 12-year prison term and a one million-peso ($21,000) fine, while wounding the species incurs a four-year prison term and a half million-peso fine...

  • Story times: Monkey Up

    Expect things to be hilarious and hair-rising when there is a monkey in a movie, and when the monkey is the hero, that too one who aspires to be an award-winning movie star, then the fun and action get multiplied many times more!In Monkey Up, Monty (voiced by Skylar Astin), is a speaking monkey who is the face of an energy drink ‘Monkey Up’...

    When it seems that a role he has sight on is not going to come his way because the director...

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