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  • ‘Tour to Spain, Holland will help Pakistan prepare for Jr World Cup’

    LAHORE: After a disappointing tour of Germany last month, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) is now gearing up to send the national U-21 squad to Europe to play matches in Spain and Holland as part of preparations for this year’s Junior World Cup...

    While Pakistan, during the Aug 22-Sept 12 tour, will play three-Test match series in Spain, no Test match is scheduled with the national team of Holland where the touring team will...

  • Dar Academy beat Holland club

    LAHORE: Three-goal Usman Senior helped Dar Hockey Academy beat Klein Zwitserland Club, Holland 5-0 to end its tour of Europe on a winning note, according to information received here on Wednesday...

  • Snow, speed and skiing on top of the world

    But this lack of development and access to comfort is also what gives Pakistan its charm; there is an untamed wilderness in its mountains that encourages only the most adventurous of explorers and sportsmen to make their way to this part of the world...

    “People can ski wherever there is snow,” he said...

  • World Bank keen to help Pakistan boost religious tourism

    SLAMABAD: The World Bank has shown interest in helping Pakistan promote religious tourism in the country and said the potential for cultural and heritage tourism linked to Sikhism remains heavily unexploited...

    Pakistan’s tourism sector has a ‘captured market’ of followers of Sikhism, with two-fifths of the Sikh respondents considering it a religious duty to visit shrines in Pakistan...

  • Attacks, epidemics, migrant crisis redrawing world tourism map

    PARIS: The world’s tourism map is being redrawn at lightning speed as holidaymakers switch preferences prompted by terror attacks, epidemics and migrant crises...

    Jihadist attacks on tourists in Tunisia last year and the October 31 crash of a Russian plane which took off from its Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh have devastated the tourism sectors in both countries...

  • Relief work goes on as more rain, snow forecast

    ISLAMABAD: With the rescue efforts virtually over, authorities are planning to continue relief operations amid forecasts of more rains and snowfall from Sunday and a severe winter in the areas hit by a major earthquake earlier this week...

    The Chairman of National Disaster Management Autho­rity (NDMA), Maj Gen Asghar Nawaz, said at a press conference here on Friday that ensuring fair verification of claims and providing relief in coming...
  • ‘Snow leopards face extinction due to demand for their skin, bones’

    ISLAMABAD: Present in only 12 countries in central Asia including Pakistan, the snow leopard can face extinction due to the huge demand for its skin, which is seen as a status symbol, and for its bones which are used in ancient medicine recipes...

    Speaking at an event held in connection with International Snow Leopard Day on Monday, Inspector General Forests Syed Mahmood Nasir said the snow leopard has cultural significance in central...

  • Climate change threatens existence of snow leopard

    GILGIT: World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in collaboration with Gilgit-Baltistan wildlife and parks department and a private school celebrated the International Snow Leopard Day in Hoper valley of Nagar district on Saturday with an aim to improve knowledge and understanding about the threats the climate change has posed to the existence of snow leopard...

    According to WWF officials, only 200 to 350 snow leopards are estimated to be left alive...

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