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  • Flamingo chicks dying in captivity

    SONMIANI: A large number of flamingo babies born in the remote sand dunes of Miani Hor have died over the past few weeks when people in the surrounding fishing settlements took them home in an attempt to domesticate them but failed to provide proper care, a recent visit to the area showed...

    Although not a single flamingo could be spotted during the visit to the Miani Hor lagoon (a Ramsar site), the Dawn team managed to see quite a...

  • Feeding daughters lesser than sons

    In neighbouring Pakistan, the situation is even worse even when the primary triggers behind the phenomenon may be different...

    The National Nutrition Survey in Pakistan in 2011 revealed that 44 per cent of under-five children in Pakistan were stunted...

  • Amir's lesser-privileged background no justification for corruption: Pietersen

    See: The little hamlet of a tainted heroPietersen's remarks are among a volley of divided opinions on Amir's comeback in Pakistan's Test squad...

    Read: Amir should be allowed to move on with his life: Michael AthertonWith harsh criticism and disappointment at Mohammad Amir, Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif's scandal in Pakistan's ill-famed Lord’s Test in 2010, the explosive England batsman went on to soften the blow, lauding Amir's...

  • Europa League group stage concludes with lesser lights in focus

    LONDON: The likes of Qarabag, Slovan Liberec and Lech Poznan could be celebrating surprise berths in the Europa League last 32 on Thursday as the group stage comes to a close...

    Many big names such as Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool, Napoli and Villarreal are already through to the knockout stages but who finishes top is still up for grabs in some groups while Fiorentina, Ajax and Augsburg still have lots to do to even qualify
  • Johnson’s Brexit: a lesser evil for UK economy?

    LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal, which was welcomed by business with a sigh of relief, could limit the damage of a hard EU departure but still won’t be painless...

    Business leaders see any deal, however imperfect, as better than leaving the bloc on Oct 31 and immediately returning to sky-high customs duties and other restrictions
  • Johnson’s Brexit: a lesser evil for UK economy?

    LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal, which was welcomed by business with a sigh of relief, could limit the damage of a hard EU departure but still won’t be painless...

    Business leaders see any deal, however imperfect, as better than leaving the bloc on Oct 31 and immediately returning to sky-high customs duties and other restrictions
  • Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: Days before crucial talks with the US defence secretary, Pakistan has welcomed an American offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids from the Afghan soil, the Voice of America radio service reported on Wednesday...

    The official US news outlet also reported that Pakistan believed the US offer “augurs well” for regional counterterrorism cooperation...

  • Pakistan 2 rout Pakistan 1 to clinch World Snooker team gold

    KARACHI: Pakistan 2 overcome fighting Pakistan 1 by 5-4 frames in agonising all-Pakistan final played for the first time in any global event to win the IBSF Team Event Snooker Championship in the Egyptian city of Hurghadha on Thursday evening...

    Pakistan 2 was represented by the former world amateur snooker champion Mohammad Asif and Babar Masih while Pakistan 1 comprised national champion Mohammad Sajjad and runner-up Asjad Iqbal... ...

  • Round 2: All eyes on Pakistan to pull a Pakistan against India

    In the previous outing between these two on Wednesday, Pakistan were horrible to watch, failing miserably in what was a lop-sided eight-wicket defeat...

    Read: 5 takeaways from Pakistan's predictable meltdown against IndiaIn the game against Afghanistan days later, they regressed more, and were quite possibly the worst version of themselves...

  • After Iran, Pakistan?

    Hardly a week after the Iran deal was announced, the New York Times — which often reflects official US policy — editorially propagated that attention be turned to constraining Pakistan’s nuclear and strategic capabilities...

    The NYT arguments, taken from the Indian hymnbook, were not surprising; the timing of the proposal to target Pakistan is significant...

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