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  • Torrent of trouble at animal sale points

    LAHORE: Tuesday’s intermittent rain not only inundated a number of city roads but also affected the business at the seven sacrificial animal sale points...

    Shahpur Kanjran, the biggest of the sale points, looked more like a lake than the animal business hub, forcing the sellers and buyers to rush towards Multan Road and stand under open sky...

  • Sale of CNG in Islamabad prohibited for 10 hours a day

    ISLAMABAD: The sale of CNG as fuel has been prohibited for 10 hours a day from Thursday onwards due to the disruption in the supply of gas and to facilitate domestic consumers...

    The Islamabad deputy commissioner therefore put a restriction on the over 80 CNG stations in the city regarding the sall of CNG as fuel for the next two months...

  • Sale, purchase of animals in sectors on Islamabad banned

    ISLAMABAD: The capital administration has imposed a ban on selling, purchasing and movement of sacrificial animals in sectors, sources told Dawn...

    Keeping in view of the risk sacrificial animals pose, the district magistrate has prohibited their sale, purchase, movement and presence in the areas other than the designated site...

  • Heavy rains, high animal prices fail to dampen collective qurbani spirit

    KARACHI: Heavy rains and high animal prices have not affected collective qurbani as bookings at various mosques, welfare institutions and madressahs have either increased or remained the same as they were last year...

    They said they have enough room or better arrangements within their mosques and madressahs for animal sacrifice while others are searching for extra spaces in case rains continue on Friday and Saturday...

  • Animal sacrifices, feasts mark Eidul Azha festivities across country

    The majority of Pakistan's Muslims joined the rest of the world in celebrating Eidul Azha on Saturday, with millions offering animal sacrifices and joining friends and families for feasts expected to last the next three days...

    Local authorities in each city and town were issued strict instructions to ensure cleanliness and the timely removal of animal remains after sacrifices were completed...

  • Wildlife dept collecting animal species’ data

    Only the Punjab Wildlife Research Center at Gutwala used to conduct selective habitat researches on different animal species...

    However, according to officials, this initiative will not only help the department in formulation of effective conservation strategies but also provide it with periodical data on increase or decrease in the number of various animal species...

  • Animal rights

    THE biggest problem we have regarding animal rights is that many of us don’t even consider violations to be an issue...

    It is disappointing, therefore, that this concern has been repeatedly ignored by those in positions to make changes, even though the law states that no animal is to be harmed or killed without reason...

  • Concerns expressed over toxic contamination of animal feed

    ISLAMABAD: The administration of the military farms Okara has expressed concerns over toxic contamination in the animal feed made from genetically-modified cotton seed which it said was deteriorating the health of its pedigreed cattle...

    Often the levels are sufficiently high that the seed cannot be used for animal feed,” Monsanto said in its report, available with Dawn...

  • Whither animal rights?

    A DONKEY was killed when a live electricity wire snapped and fell on it on Jamshoro Road (June 10)...

    Animals may not have any rights in our country, and the electrocution of a donkey may be a petty matter for some
  • Circus appeal marred by captive animal performances

    Last Tuesday, the event organisers offered short performances by a pair of chimpanzees, a critically endangered animal listed in the Appendix 1 of CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) followed by skits by miniature horses and then dogs...

    Apart from the five- to 10-minute segments reserved for animal performances and the presence of other animals in the show, it would be unfair not to appreciate the quality...

  • Cow be declared national animal of India: judge

    Explaining his judgement, in which he asked the Indian government to declare the cow a national animal, Justice Mahesh Chandra Sharma told CNN-News18: “Peacock is a Bramhachari and it does not have sex with a peahen...

    Earlier in the day, Justice Sharma, who retired on Wednesday, recommended that the Modi government declare the cow the national animal and enhance the punishment for cow slaughter to life imprisonment...

  • Punjab ‘reinvigorates’ ban on female animal slaughter

    LAHORE: Alarmed by the reported drop of 40 per cent in female animal population, the Punjab has decided to “reinvigorate” ban on its slaughtering, and ordered arrests and heavy fines for the violators throughout the province...

    “We have formed district committees, took butchers’ and commission agents’ associations on board and contacted individual owners through short messaging service (SMS) to ensure that no female animal is...

  • Animal stories

    THE family of sunbirds left a few days ago, and their abandoned nest resembles a derelict house in the neighbourhood...

    Swimming lazily on my back these last few days, I had been watching the parents dart to and fro, carrying morsels of food to their two chicks
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