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  • Activists want Indus River declared human with all fundamental rights

    HYDERABAD: Speakers at a seminar on Wednesday called for protection of ecology and livelihood resources in Indus delta and stressed the need for launching a social movement to pressurise the government to declare the Indus as a human being with all fundamental human rights and protect her health...

    They said that Indus delta was dying gradually and all individuals would have to raise voice against this ‘violence’ to protect the...

  • River Indus in medium flood

    KARACHI: Due to recent moderate to heavy monsoon rainfall over the past two weeks, the Indus River on Monday was reported to be in a state of medium flood at Chasma and Kalabagh, with Tarbela and Taunsa experiencing low level flood according to Flood Warning Division Lahore...

    Similarly, River Indus is in a state of low flood at Guddu and Sukkur barrages...

  • Indus river dolphin rescued

    KARACHI: An Indus river dolphin that got entangled in a fishing net in Dadu canal was rescued and released into upstream Sukkur barrage by a team of the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan and wildlife department on Monday...

    “The dolphin was spotted early in the morning by a fisherman who reported it to the Indus dolphin rescue helpline, established by our organisation...

  • Dolphin rescued from canal released into River Indus

    SUKKUR: A stranded dolphin calf was rescued on Tuesday by a joint team of the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P) and Sindh wildlife department along with local fishermen at Naulakhi minor irrigation canal in Naushero Feroze district...

    It was kept moist all the way until it was safely released in the river,” said WWF senior conservation officer Imran Malik...

  • High levels of lead, arsenic found in Indus River bodies: study

    KARACHI: The Indus River bodies from the northernmost territory of Gilgit-Baltistan to the lower parts of Sindh are getting contaminated with high levels of lead and arsenic, according to a study...

    Under the study, 70 water samples from 70 different locations of the upper Indus basin, glaciated valleys, and nullahs from the Gilgit-Biltistan area including the Indus River from Skardu to Hyderabad, Sindh, were collected...

  • Man, daughter drown in Indus River

    SWABI: A man and his 10-year-old daughter drowned in the River Indus here on Friday, police said...

    Ateeq Khan of Panjpir village was taking a bath in the Indus along with his daughter to beat the heat...

  • Woman, three girls drown in Indus River

    MANSEHRA: A woman and three young girls drowned in the Indus River in Batara area of Kolai-Palas tehsil of Kohistan district on Tuesday...

    According to locals, Shamim Bibi had gone to fetch water from the river when she heard a girl identified as Taj Bibi, 10, crying for help...

  • US, Nato still trying to map out Afghanistan strategy

    TIRANA (Albania): Even though President Donald Trump announced his strategy for the war in Afghanistan in August, the Pentagon and Nato are still trying to map their way forward in the nearly 16-year-old conflict, according to US officials...

    In recent weeks, the United States deployed additional forces into Afghanistan — a move that coincided with the announcement of Trump’s strategy — to help bolster Afghan forces during the final...

  • A road map for Afghanistan

    THE Quadrilateral Coordination Group on Afghanistan has produced something of a surprise: talks with the Afghan Taliban are to resume by the end of the month...

    With the fighting season in Afghanistan rapidly approaching, delayed talks would have meant the possibility of the Taliban making fresh gains on the battlefield and therefore being in a stronger position for delayed talks...

  • Shaheer Niazi — teenager who put Pakistan on science map

    The team representing Pakistan at the International Young Physicists’ Tourna­ment was given the electric honeycomb phenomenon to present on and Shaheer’s twin sister, Khadija Niazi, was the team captain...

    Her paper — Solving core issues of early physics education in Pakistan — addresses the problem of paucity of women interested in careers in pure physics and sciences, while discussing novel ways to reach a wider audience...

  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

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