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  • Cow be declared national animal of India: judge

    Explaining his judgement, in which he asked the Indian government to declare the cow a national animal, Justice Mahesh Chandra Sharma told CNN-News18: “Peacock is a Bramhachari and it does not have sex with a peahen...

    ”For these purported qualities the peacock was India’s national bird, a right that should now be given also to the cow, he argued...

  • Spain’s National Day

    Spain’s new envoy to Pakistan Ambassador Carlos Morales welcomed hundreds of guests to a reception at his residence in the Diplomatic Enclave to celebrate the Spanish National Day, ‘Fiesta Nacional de Espania’, commemorating the day Christopher Columbus first arrived in the Americas in 1492...

    In his speech, the chief guest Rana Tanveer Hussain, the federal minster for defence production, said Pakistan and Spain had a good...

  • Spain celebrates national day amid Catalan secession crisis

    MADRID: Thousands of Catalans who want their region to remain in Spain marked the country’s national day on Thursday, marching through Barcelona waving both Spanish and Catalan flags and shouting “I am Spanish,” as the region’s threats of independence have left the country in crisis...

    Meanwhile, in the national capital Madrid, troops and police paraded in front of King Felipe VI, accompanied by national and regional politicians... ...

  • Nadal wins on return to national duty for Spain

    BARCELONA: Rafa Nadal returned to Davis Cup action for the first time in two years on Friday with his victory putting Spain ahead in a Group One relegation playoff against Denmark...

    The 29-year-old's last appearance was against Ukraine in 2013, since when the five-times champions have tumbled out of the World Group, and he was joined by David Ferrer as Spain established a 2-0 lead on day one...

  • Heavy rains, high animal prices fail to dampen collective qurbani spirit

    KARACHI: Heavy rains and high animal prices have not affected collective qurbani as bookings at various mosques, welfare institutions and madressahs have either increased or remained the same as they were last year...

    They said they have enough room or better arrangements within their mosques and madressahs for animal sacrifice while others are searching for extra spaces in case rains continue on Friday and Saturday...

  • Animal sacrifices, feasts mark Eidul Azha festivities across country

    The majority of Pakistan's Muslims joined the rest of the world in celebrating Eidul Azha on Saturday, with millions offering animal sacrifices and joining friends and families for feasts expected to last the next three days...

    Local authorities in each city and town were issued strict instructions to ensure cleanliness and the timely removal of animal remains after sacrifices were completed...

  • Wildlife dept collecting animal species’ data

    Only the Punjab Wildlife Research Center at Gutwala used to conduct selective habitat researches on different animal species...

    However, according to officials, this initiative will not only help the department in formulation of effective conservation strategies but also provide it with periodical data on increase or decrease in the number of various animal species...

  • Animal rights

    THE biggest problem we have regarding animal rights is that many of us don’t even consider violations to be an issue...

    It is disappointing, therefore, that this concern has been repeatedly ignored by those in positions to make changes, even though the law states that no animal is to be harmed or killed without reason...

  • Concerns expressed over toxic contamination of animal feed

    ISLAMABAD: The administration of the military farms Okara has expressed concerns over toxic contamination in the animal feed made from genetically-modified cotton seed which it said was deteriorating the health of its pedigreed cattle...

    An official at the Centre of Excellence for Bovine Genetics (CEBG), an independent organisation of Pakistan Army near Okara, confirmed that not only sperm count had reduced but a study proved that...

  • Whither animal rights?

    A DONKEY was killed when a live electricity wire snapped and fell on it on Jamshoro Road (June 10)...

    Animals may not have any rights in our country, and the electrocution of a donkey may be a petty matter for some
  • Circus appeal marred by captive animal performances

    Last Tuesday, the event organisers offered short performances by a pair of chimpanzees, a critically endangered animal listed in the Appendix 1 of CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) followed by skits by miniature horses and then dogs...

    Apart from the five- to 10-minute segments reserved for animal performances and the presence of other animals in the show, it would be unfair not to appreciate the quality...

  • EPICURIOUS: EATING THE WHOLE ANIMAL

    More expensive cuts like fillet of beef (‘undercut’ in Pakistan), while soft and tender, lack flavour...

    Basically, Henderson — and many others — advocates using unfashionable parts of an animal such as offal and all the organs...

  • Punjab ‘reinvigorates’ ban on female animal slaughter

    LAHORE: Alarmed by the reported drop of 40 per cent in female animal population, the Punjab has decided to “reinvigorate” ban on its slaughtering, and ordered arrests and heavy fines for the violators throughout the province...

    “We have formed district committees, took butchers’ and commission agents’ associations on board and contacted individual owners through short messaging service (SMS) to ensure that no female animal is...

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