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  • 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...

    ”Like the proscribed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), the IS...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    "Also read: Syria's Assad ready to stand in new election: Russian MP...

  • Cattle breeding with quality control

    PUNJAB risks losing part of the gains made in livestock improvement over the last one decade as the artificial insemination businesses pack up, alleging highhandedness by a livestock department working under a new provincial secretary...

    The livestock department thinks it is acting under the Breeding Act 2013, which binds it to register every bull at each centre...

  • 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...

    He said the EPA had lodged nine FIRs against the owners of the outlets with Westridge, Sadiqabad, New Town and...

  • 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...

  • India unveil six new Test venues for new home season

    NEW DELHI: Often accused of not taking cricket's longest format seriously, India unveiled six new Test venues on Thursday and announced a busy 2016-17 home season when they will play 13 Tests against four visiting teams...

    “I welcome the new Test venues hosting this prestigious format of cricket and their arrival will take Test match cricket to every corner of the country,” BCCI president Anurag Thakur said...

  • Six races mark start of new season at LRC

    LAHORE: Six races in the summer meeting are scheduled at the start of the 2015-16 Lahore racing season at the Racecourse here on Sunday afternoon...

    As the new season starts there seems a great enthusiasm among those professionally involved in horse racing despite the scorching heat and muggy weather in the provincial metropolis...

  • Serena lands in New Zealand ahead of season opener

    AUCKLAND: Newly-engaged Serena Williams touched down in Auckland on Friday and quickly made her way to the court to hit some balls ahead of the start of her 2017 season...

    The 22-time Grand Slam singles champion announced her engagement on Thursday to Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of the social media company Reddit, who accompanied her to New Zealand for the ASB Classic which starts on Thursday...

  • Five questions ahead of new Premier League season

    On the eve of the much-anticipated new season, we look at five key questions:Boasting a supremely talented squad and the unrivalled motivational skills of manager Jose Mourinho, there is little doubt champions Chelsea deservedly start their title defence as the bookmakers' favourites to retain the crown...

    Spain striker Diego Costa, a potent presence with his aggressive style and lethal finishing, bagged 20 goals in 26 league...

  • South Africa to host Pakistan in three Tests next season

    JOHANNESBURG: Cricket South Africa (CSA) have announced their home schedule for the 2018-19 season that will see tours by Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe, with the focus on One-day Internationals ahead of the World Cup next year...

    Pakistan will feature in the marquee Boxing Day and New Year Tests as they tour South Africa for the first time since 2013...

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