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  • ‘Go be happy’ — thousands of baby river turtles released into Peruvian river

    IQUITOS: Some 3,000 baby river turtles native to the Amazon rainforest were released into a Peruvian river on Thursday after hatching from eggs kept on artificial beaches as part of a conservation effort...

    The river turtles are considered “vulnerable” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and have for many years been killed for human consumption, or kept as pets...

  • Five drown as jeep falls into Chitral River

    CHITRAL: Seven persons drowned on Monday morning when a jeep coming from Arkari valley plunged into the Chitral River near the Chew bridge here...

    All the seven persons were missing as the river is in medium flood, making the search difficult...

  • Five family members drown as jeep falls into Swat river

    MINGORA: At least five people of a family drowned after a jeep crashed into the Swat River at Kedam area after plunging from Kalam road on Saturday...

    According to Bahrain police, the unfortunate family was going to Utror from Mingora to spend the month of Ramazan in the cool weather, when their vehicle fell into the Swat River...

  • Three killed, five injured as van falls into river

    UPPER DIR: Two women and a girl were killed and five injured, while seven others went missing when a vehicle plunged into the River Panjkora in Doog Dara area here on Saturday...

    According to police, the vehicle going from Mena Doog to Darmdala taking wedding guests skidded off the road and fell into the river near Doog Payeen...

  • Five killed as bus falls into river

    MARDAN: Five people, including three women, were killed and three others received critical injuries when a passenger bus fell into a Chahanuna Kalpani river in Katlang tehsil here on Thursday...

    Those killed in the mishap were identified as Gul Bibi (35), Zarbaha (50), Shireendad (50) and Mohammad Tayyub (20), while name of the fifth victim could not be ascertained...

  • East Punjab ordered to share river water with Haryana

    NEW DELHI: India’s top court ordered authorities in northern Punjab state on Thursday to share river water supplies with a neighbouring state, triggering a spate of resignations by angry lawmakers...

    The water dispute between Punjab and Haryana has been simmering for over a decade, after a bilateral agreement to construct a 214-kilometre canal connecting two rivers in the states was unilaterally scrapped in 2004...

  • Australia name five potential debutantes for Pakistan Tests

    Australia, hit by suspensions and injuries involving its top players, has named a 15-member squad for a two-Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with five players yet to debut at Test level...

    ”Pakistan beat Australia 2-0 the last time the teams played in the UAE in 2014...

  • Decades on, Pakistan still seeks a Kabul River agreement

    For decades, Pakistan has been seeking an agreement with Afghanistan on the Kabul River...

    Flowing from Afghanistan to Pakistan where it meets the Indus, the Kabul River is a source of drinking water, irrigation, hydropower, livelihoods and recreational activities to an estimated 20 million people in the two countries...

  • Punjab asked to name NFC’s non-statutory member

    ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday asked the Punjab government to nominate its non-statutory member in the 9th National Finance Commission (NFC) for early finalisation of the award...

    Meeting of 9th NFC would be convened as soon as Punjab nominates its non-statutory member, he said...

  • Punjab Assembly speaker forms parliamentary panel to deliberate upon name of caretaker CM

    After Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Mian Mahmoodur Rasheed — the former leader of the opposition — failed to reach a consensus on the name of caretaker chief minister, Punjab Assembly Speaker Rana Mohammad Iqbal on Monday constituted a parliamentary committee on the issue...

    Take a look: The caretaker government: Why do we have one and what purpose does it fulfil?According to the Constitution, the committee will have to...

  • Punjab chief minister slot: PTI says name kept under the wraps on ally’s request

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) claims that it has finalised its candidate for the slot of the Punjab chief minister but is withholding his name on the request of its ally PML-Q...

    “Party chairman Imran Khan had selected the nominee for the office of chief minister many days ago but his name is being kept secret on the insistence of the PML-Q which wants to delay making public the nomination until elections of the Punjab...

  • Punjab govt orders probe into 'fake Covid vaccine entry' under Nawaz Sharif's name

    The Punjab Health Department on Thursday took notice of and ordered investigation into a "fake entry" of Covid-19 vaccination in the government portal under the name of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who left Pakistan for the United Kingdom in Nov 2019 — months before the first case of the virus was even found in the country...

    According to a letter sent by the Punjab's Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department to the Federal...

  • SOC’s A Girl in the River shortlisted

    Another shiny feather in Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s cap! The Oscar-winning Pakistani documentary filmmaker’s latest effort, A Girl in the River — The Price of Forgiveness, has been shortlisted for nomination at the 88thAcademy Awards...

    Given that Sharmeen OC has already won an Oscar for Saving Face, it is clear that the quality of her work attracts global audiences, which is great for Pakistan’s filmmaking fraternity...

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