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  • Tiger and goat eat, play together in Russian zoo

    MOSCOW: A goat sent to a Russian safari park as live prey for a Siberian tiger has instead befriended the big cat and the two have become inseparable in a story that has captivated Russians...

    Amur the tiger and Timur the goat now sleep in the same enclosure in the Primorsky safari park, outside the Pacific port city of Vladivostok, and the pair eat and play together in the snow and this week even head-butted each other for fun... ...

  • Afghanistan’s goat farmers find luxury niche in cashmere

    Some have since learned that the super-soft fluff that comes off in clumps as the weather warms up, once cleaned, refined and spun into yarn is cashmere — a luxury product that finds customers as far away as the United States, Britain and EuropeIt’s changed life for goat herders like Mohammad Amin...

    Only about 30-40 per cent of Afghanistan’s 7 million goats are combed for cashmere, according to estimates by the World Bank and the US...

  • Afghanistan's goat farmers find luxury niche in cashmere

    It's changed life for goat herders like Mohammad Amin...

    Only about 30-40 per cent of Afghanistan's 7 million goats are combed for cashmere, according to estimates by the World Bank and the US Agency for International Development, even though up to 95 per cent of the animals could become part of the production chain...

  • Boy tortured to death over goat theft

    BAHAWALPUR: A 14-year-old boy was allegedly tortured to death on Saturday over goat theft at Uch Sharif, about 70 km from here...

    Family of deceased Muhammad Amir alleged that he was tortured to death for stealing a goat...

  • No kidding: India police arrest goat for grazing in garden

    RAIPUR: Police in central India arrested a goat and its owner for repeatedly damaging a senior bureaucrat’s garden, a local official said on Tuesday...

    Police in Chhattisgarh state sprang into action on Monday, registering a case against the man and his animal for chewing up the district magistrate’s garden...

  • Qurbani becoming costlier despite rise in cow, goat numbers

    This year too, welfare institutions, mosques, madressahs etc have made arrangements for collective qurbani but people remain sceptical about the size of sacrificial animals...

    They think that such organisations prefer to buy animals of small size, though these bodies increase the rates of animals for qurbani every year...

  • GOAT debate: Is Prime Minister Imran Khan the greatest sportsman ever?

    He doesn't just fail, he fails in his own backyard, with his and his team's failure witnessed in horror and despair by thousands in Lahore...

    But does it also transcend cricket and compare favourably with the rest of the sporting world's heavyweights?Does he have the CV to warrant a mention in sports' Greatest Of All Time (GOAT) debate? Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan, Roger Federer, Pele ...

  • Tickets go on sale in Lahore for Zimbabwe series

    LAHORE: Tickets went on sale in Pakistan Saturday for next week's cricket series against Zimbabwe, days after a major militant attack put the visit — the first by a Test playing nation in six years — in doubt...

    The tour is the first by a Test-playing team since 2009, when a bus carrying the Sri Lankan team was attacked by militants in Lahore...

  • PCB announces T20 squad, puts tickets for Lahore encounter on sale

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday announced the 16-member squad for the T20 series against Sri Lanka, and also put the tickets on sale for the last match of the series to be played in Lahore on October 29...

    PCB announced to put the tickets of seven enclosures of the Qaddafi stadium on sale, with prices ranging from Rs1,500 to Rs5,000...

  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    Depicting Lahore in images is an old practice and its early patterns could be found in the miniature paintings of the Mughal era...

    Lahore, being the cultural hub, played a vital role in the arts, literature and culture in the mid-20th century; especially, visual art was inspired by the rich panoramic beauty of the walled city and life around its 13 gates, so an exclusive genre of cityscape came into existence, as early as the...

  • F-16 sale in jeopardy

    Infamously, the US not only blocked the transfer of more F-16s to Pakistan, but refused to return the money Pakistan had already paid for them...

    With the American war effort in Afghanistan vastly diminished and the need to rely on Pakistan for supply routes virtually eliminated, Pakistan is learning that it has neither any friends in the US Congress willing to release funds for the sale of eight subsidised F-16s, nor apparently...

  • UK plans 1980s’ style sale of Lloyds shares to Britons

    LONDON: Britain will launch a sale of shares in Lloyds to private retail investors in the next 12 months in what is expected to be the biggest privatisation since Margaret Tha­tcher’s government sold off assets in the 1980s...

    As well as raising money for the state, the 1980s sales aimed to encourage ordinary Britons to invest in companies, an aspiration shared by the current Conservative government...

  • Pakistan raises issue of F-16 sale with visiting US commander

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday raised the unresolved issue of F-16 sale to Pakistan and expressed concern with the visiting commander of US Central Command (Centcom) General Joseph Votel...

    Secretary Defence Gen (r) Alam Khattak reiterated Pakistan’s need for the F-16 jets, and impressed upon the visiting Centcom commander the jet’s utility in the war against terror...

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