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  • Markhor set free in Chitral after treatment

    CHITRAL: A Kashmir markhor was released back into the Gahiret-Golen conservancy here on Tuesday after it recuperated as a result of treatment in a local veterinary hospital where it was brought by the wildlife department four days ago...

    The 18-month-old markhor was found sick in the conservancy by the VCC staff of Syed Abad and was rushed to the divisional office of wildlife department from where it was shifted to a veterinary...

  • Four held for poaching markhor

    QUETTA: The wildlife department has arrested four people on charges of poaching Suleman markhor in Shikarzai Takato area...

    Balochistan has two species of markhor – Suleman and Chiltan...

  • Shoes with a story: Markhor is a start-up you should know about

    Over five long years, they have successfully identified indigenous shoe-making talent, built its capacity to an international standard and found a market for its products beyond Pakistan...

    In their most recent achievement, Markhor raised $107,000 through a Kickstarter campaign last year and in June, delivered 700 orders to customers across 35 different countries...

  • Stuffed markhor, ibex seized in Naran

    MANSEHRA: The local wildlife department on Wednesday seized preserved markhor and ibex at a Naran hotel here and fined Rs400,000 owner of the hotel...

    He said the seized animals seized under the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Wildlife and Biodiversity Act 2015 had a huge price both in local and international markets...

  • Filipino hunts highest-rated Astore markhor in GB

    GILGIT: A Filipino hunter on Tuesday hunted the highest rated Astore markhor, a rare species in Gilgit-Baltistan, during the ongoing trophy hunting season in GB...

    “An Astore markhor measuring 44 inches was hunted from a distance of 260 meters in mountainous area of Haramosh,” an official of local wildlife department told Dawn on condition of anonymity...

  • Markhor dies of electric shock

    CHITRAL: A Kashmir markhor was electrocuted in Kilishpi pasture of Toshi Shasha game reserve here in early hours of Wednesday...

    He said the height of the 10-year-old animal was 43 inches and it was one of the animals marked for trophy hunting in the conservancy last year of which a 42-inch markhor was hunted by an American hunter on a Rs10...

  • Minister faces criminal charges for hunting markhor

    QUETTA: Levies Force officials say they have filed a case against Balochistan Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Ahmed Bugti for allegedly hunting a markhor, an endangered wild goat species, while the minister claims no knowledge of a case registered against him...

    A few weeks ago, a picture of Mr Bugti holding his gun and sitting next to a markhor hunted in the Takatu range of Quetta, made the rounds on social media...

  • SC temporarily bars PIA from placing image of Markhor on aircraft's tail

    The Supreme Court on Sunday temporarily barred the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) from replacing the Pakistan flag on the tails of its airplanes with an image of the Markhor — the country's national animal...

    While hearing a suo motu case regarding the airline's performance, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar ordered PIA to halt the revamping of its aircraft until a report on the matter is submitted in the...

  • Search on for killer of female Astore markhor

    GILGIT: The Gilgit-Baltistan police and the wildlife officials are searching for the person (s) who killed the highest rated female Astore markhor in Bunji area of the district despite a complete ban on its hunting...

    According to GB wildlife and parks department officials, recently they were informed that a female Astore markhor had been killed in Bunji...

  • Wildlife dept fails to rescue markhor trapped in cave

    CHITRAL: A trapped Kashmir markhor could not be retrieved from a small cave in a hill along the Chitral River near the Chew bridge where it had taken refuge after being frightened by the motorists on the Airport Road on Friday morning...

    Divisional forest officer, Gol wildlife division, Irshad Ahmed told Dawn that while grazing in the vicinity of Balach village near the national park, a horde of Kashmir markhor were chased by the...

  • Young markhor set free after treatment

    GILGIT: A three-year-old young Astore Markhor was released into its habitat here on Friday after treatment for the injuries the goat suffered when it fell from a cliff...

    According to Gilgit-Baltistan wildlife department, the markhor had fallen from a cliff in Jutial Nullah area three days ago...

  • Himalayan lynx’s attack on markhor caught on camera

    KARACHI: In a very unusual occurrence, a Himalayan lynx was caught hunting a markhor on camera on the steep rocky cliffs of Chitral valley by a World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P) filmmaker assisted by a Khyber Pakhtunkhwa wildlife department team...

    The lynx, locally considered a rare species, is known to be present in Chitral and other northern areas of Pakistan, including Gilgit-Baltistan, although its exact distribution...

  • Pakistan fails to capitalise on oil price dip: ADB

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank says that Pakistan’s economy has failed to achieve its growth potential in spite of benefiting from lower prices of oil which accounts for almost a third of its imports...

    The ADB approved $1 billion for projects in Pakistan to improve transport and trade...

  • Fixing Pakistan's water woes beyond regulating the price of bottled water

    But even if Diamer-Bhasha reaches its funding goal, then what?The court summoned yesterday the CEOs of all bottled water companies to present data on the price of extracted water and the revenue they have made selling it...

    We can question whether major bottlers are cartelised, and whether quality audits are functioning well, but let’s think here instead about what the price of water should be...

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