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  • LITERARY NOTES: Remembering Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman

    Both have recently come up with special issues, remembering two of Urdu literature’s towering figures: Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman...

    In these works, gadha, or donkey, symbolizes common man and by depicting its plight Krishan Chander satirizes the political system and social circumstances in India, though this more or less applies to Pakistan, too...

  • 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...

    Until recently, Afghanistan’s lack of processing capacity forced its cashmere goat herders to depend on the less discerning Chinese...

  • 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...

    “The goat and the owner were under police custody and are out, as both the sections 427 and 447 of the IPC (Indian Penal Code) are bailable offences,” Paikra told AFP...

  • Qurbani becoming costlier despite rise in cow, goat numbers

    Joint Secretary General of the Alamgir Welfare Trust International (AWTI) Shakeel Dehlavi said the rate of goat has been raised by Rs1,000 to Rs13,350 this year while cow share price has been increased by Rs100 to Rs11,850...

    “Arrangements have been made to slaughter 6,000 cows/buffaloes and goats in Karachi just like last year...

  • Six booked under Slaughter Act sent to jail

    The suspects, identified as Bala aka Sargon, Dildar, Akram, Qasim, Sarwar and Riaz, were arrested by the Tando Ghulam Ali police, who booked them under the Slaughter Act...

    The police said they travelled to Matli from Multan several years ago and used to buy weak and sick donkeys and other animals to slaughter them and sell their meat for a livelihood...

  • Cattle slaughter crackdown ripples through India’s leather industry

    AGRA: In the backstreets of Agra’s Muslim quarter, where shoes have been made for centuries, small-scale manufacturers are firing workers and families cutting back on spending as a government crackdown on cattle slaughter ripples through the community...

    Last month Modi’s government also banned trading cattle for slaughter, including not just cows, whose killing was already outlawed in most states, but also buffalo, an animal used for...

  • India's top court stays controversial cattle slaughter ban

    India's top court on Tuesday stayed a nationwide ban imposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government on the sale of cattle for slaughter that had provoked outcry in many states...

    The Supreme Court upheld a decision by a lower court staying the ban imposed in May, which prohibited the sale and purchase of cows ? an animal considered sacred for Hindus ? for slaughter...

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