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  • Searchers comb forest for Japanese boy 'sent to forest'

    Searchers in northern Japan spent a third day on Monday looking for a seven-year-old Japanese boy who went missing after his parents left him in a forest to teach him some discipline...

    However, they later admitted to police they had intentionally left the boy in the forest to discipline him after he threw rocks at people and cars earlier in the day, Japanese television stations reported...

  • High mountain research centre to be set up in Abbottabad

    ABBOTTABAD: A high mountain research centre along with the school of environmental sciences and the school of chemical sciences will be established at the Comsats Institute of Information and Technology, Abbottabad...

    Another research project, Horizon 2020 valuing five million Euros, will also be completed with the financial assistance of German organisations...

  • Literary Notes: Urdu literature in 2015: research and criticism take centre stage

    IT is generally perceived that Pakistan’s cultural and political environment is more conducive to produce Urdu’s imaginative and creative writings — such as fiction, poetry and satire — and Indian Urdu writers, on the other hand, have come up with some remarkably fine pieces of research and critical works...

    But the recent trends do not testify to the perception as new Urdu books published during the past few years in Pakistan show an...

  • What mysteries lie in the ruins of Damascus research centre

    I was reminded of this lion while clambering through the ruins on the side of the Scientific Studies and Research Centre in the Damascus suburb of Barzeh last week...

    This was the centre destroyed by Donald Trump’s missiles when they struck at “the heart of Syria’s chemical weapons programme”...

  • KU centre’s research on Covid-19 globally acknowledged

    KARACHI: A team of young researchers at the Dr Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research, University of Karachi, has identified novel drug candidates effective against Covid-19...

    KU Vice Chancellor Dr Khalid Mehmood Irqai, ICCBS Patron-in-chief and chairman of Prime Minister’s Task Force on Science and Technology Prof Dr Atta-ur Rahman and ICCBS director Prof Dr Iqbal Choudhary congratulated the research team and...

  • COAS visits Sindh Regimental Centre Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Sindh Regimental Centre, Hyderabad, on Thursday and laid floral wreath on Yadgar-i-Shuhada to pay homage to martyrs of Sindh Regiment who laid down their lives for the defence of the motherland...

    Earlier, on his arrival in Hyderabad, the COAS was received by Lieutenant General Shahid Baig Mirza, Corps Commander of Karachi, says a press release...

  • KP bureaucrats using forest institute to serve own ends

    PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Forest Institute (PFI) has been turned into a grazing ground by bureaucracy, who seldom let lose a chance to milk the cow and oblige those at the helm of affairs...

    The country’s premier education and research institute has been functioning without a director general since 2011...

  • SHC stays allotment of 21,000 forest acres for industries

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Friday restrained the provincial authorities from allotting over 21,000 acres of forest land in Sujawal and other districts for industrial purposes and from dispossessing the farmers from there...

    A two-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Faisal Arab was hearing a petition of Basharat Ali and others, the farmers living on the forest land...

  • Mystery shrouds forest officer’s murder

    PESHAWAR: Mystery has shrouded the murder of a forest officer in the broad daylight in Peshawar city...

    Sub-divisional forest officer Razi Rehman, a resident of Siphon Colony and posted in Kohat, left his house for office on April 13 morning but was killed in the evening...

  • Forest killings put India's 'fake encounters' in spotlight

    Srinivasalu, a district forest official in Tirupati, he said the victims were armed with axes, knives, and rudimentary firearms, and posed a threat to forest department personnel...

    “Where were you when the forest officers were tragically murdered?” he said, referring to a December 2013 incident when two rangers were hacked to death by a group of smugglers...

  • Forest killings put India’s ‘fake encounters’ in spotlight

    Srinivasalu, a district forest official in Tirupati, he said the victims were armed with axes, knives, and rudimentary firearms, and posed a threat to forest department personnel...

    “Where were you when the forest officers were tragically murdered?” he said, referring to a December 2013 incident when two rangers were hacked to death by a group of smugglers...

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