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  • ‘Marine pollution costing Pakistan billions of rupees’

    KARACHI: Utter neglect towards marine pollution costs Pakistan billions of rupees every year that includes the huge expenditures the country incurs on account of vessel repair and maintenance, as constant flow of untreated toxic effluent towards the sea has doubled (metal) corrosion rate...

    This was stated by Director General of Ports and Shipping Asad Rafi Chandna while talking to journalists on Friday at Jetty No18 of West Wharf,...

  • Muslim Marine saved 60 lives at Orlando gay club

    WASHINGTON: A Muslim Marine saved the lives of more than 60 people in the Orlando massacre, the US media reported on Friday...

    The reports said that New York native Imran Yousuf had joined the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, as a security guard after retiring from the US Marine Corps...

  • PNSC eyes marine services business

    KARACHI: Pakistan Nat­io­nal Shipping Corporation (PNSC) is looking to enter the marine services business, official sources told Dawn on Saturday...

    He said foreign companies do most of the dredging at the country’s different ports, which causes a huge outflow of foreign exchange every year...

  • Scientists discover 150m-year-old marine reptile’s fossil in India

    AHMEDABAD: Indian scientists said on Thursday they had identified a prehistoric marine reptile fossil discovered in a western desert region known as the subcontinent’s Jurassic Park...

    The 150-million-year-old marine reptile known as “ichthyosaur” is the first of its kind found in India and was unearthed by a team of local and German geologists...

  • France’s Marine Le Pen gambles with political patricide

    PARIS: By pushing her maverick father out of the far-right party he founded four decades ago, French National Front leader Marine Le Pen is banking on an act of political patricide to ensure he does not end up ruining her bid for power...

    But Marine, whose core strategy since taking over the party in 2011 involves making it more palatable to mainstream voters, was always going to have to find a way of silencing her father before the...

  • KICT: marine pollution

    RECENTLY I, with my other classmates, visited the Karachi International Container Terminal for a study tour that was organised by the Mehran University Institute of Science, Technology, and Development, Jamshoro...

    Vessels from different countries are berthed there and release waste into the sea, harming water resources and the environment
  • Plastic pollution poses serious threat to marine life

    KARACHI: How polluted our sea has become was indicated on Thursday when fishermen at sea around 270km south of Karachi caught a flat needlefish stuck in the handle of a plastic cup in their catch, the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P) reported...

    “Continued dumping of plastic products in the terrestrial and marine environment has become a serious threat to animals and plants inhabiting coastal and offshore waters of...

  • Astola island declared country’s first marine protected area

    KARACHI: Astola island, a major biodiversity hotspot and the largest island along Pakistan’s coast, was declared the country’s first marine protected area through a notification issued by the Balochistan government on Thursday...

    It is home to several species of marine and terrestrial animals and plants...

  • India grants Italian marine 6 more months at home

    NEW DELHI: India's top court on Monday granted an Italian marine detained over the 2012 killing of two fishermen off the coast of Kerala another six months at home to recover from a medical condition...

    Massimiliano Lattore and his fellow marine Salvatore Girone shot the fishermen while serving as part of an anti-piracy mission off southern India in 2012...

  • Pacific nation creates vast marine sanctuary

    KOROR: The tiny Pacific island nation of Palau created a vast marine sanctuary the size of Spain on Wednesday, banning fishing across the bulk of its waters to preserve the ocean for future generations...

    ” The archipelago, part of the larger island group of Micronesia in the west Pacific, has a population of just 18,000...

  • Italy opens legal battle to bring home marine barred from leaving India

    THE HAGUE: Italy on Wednesday launched a legal battle at an international tribunal to bring home an Italian marine, barred from leaving India after the 2012 killing of two Indian fishermen who Rome says were mistaken for pirates...

    Marine Salvatore Girone has been living in Italy’s embassy in New Delhi for several years and is banned from leaving the city pending resolution of a dispute which has soured bilateral ties...

  • Footprints: Marine turned teacher countering Trump’s rhetoric

    VIRGINIA: November 8, 2016 will be a historic day for America...

    While everyone is on the edge of their seats to find out which candidate will win the presidential election, 38-year-old Atif Qarni goes door-to-door in counties across swing-state Virginia, canvassing for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton — the first woman in US history to achieve this status
  • Ex-Marine 'ambushed' Baton Rouge cops: police

    BATON ROUGE: The black former Marine and Iraq war veteran who shot dead three police officers in the southern US city of Baton Rouge at the weekend specifically targeted the cops, officials said Monday...

    The shooter, based in Kansas City -- more than 700 miles north of Baton Rouge -- was a former Marine whose served a 2008-2009 tour of duty in Iraq...

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