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  • KMC move to muster media support over ailing lioness flops

    KARACHI: The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) initiative to muster media support over the ailing lioness failed on Tuesday when the zoo staff could not acquire blood samples from the sedated big cat for more than an hour...

    The KMC move had come in the backdrop of media reports highlighting the plight of Sarah, a white lioness that has been suffering from some skin disease for the past two months...

  • Zoo seeks help for ailing white lioness

    KARACHI: The zoo announced on Saturday that it would welcome any medical/technical assistance that could help improve the condition of its ailing white lioness...

    The facility would appreciate any professional assistance that could help improve the lioness’ care or treatment, he added...

  • Orphaned bear cubs win hearts in Montenegro

    PODGORICA (Montenegro): Two orphaned bear cubs have captured hearts in Montenegro after a farmer rescued them from starving to death in the wild...

    The cubs were found last month by March Ilinka Bigovic, who lives in a village perched on the Pusti Lisac mountain, some 80 kilometres from the capital Podgorica, near the Bosnian border...

  • Lebanon rescues Siberian tiger cubs en route to Syria

    BEIRUT: An animal rights group in Lebanon is caring for three dehydrated, maggot-infested Siberian tiger cubs that were rescued on their way to a zoo in neighbouring war-ravaged Syria...

    Animals Lebanon said on Saturday that its members rescued the cubs earlier this week after they had spent more than a week cooped up inside a cramped crate in “unacceptable” conditions at the Beirut airport...

  • 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...

  • Large contingent would have fetched more medals for Pakistan: Pakistan Olympic Association

    LAHORE: Needless reduction in the number of athletes in Pakistan’s contingent by Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) for the ongoing 13th South Asian Games in Nepal has affected Pakistan’s chances of winning more medals in the mega event...

    In a press release, the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) stated on Friday that while small countries like the host Nepal (596 athletes), Sri Lanka (564 athletes), Bangladesh (470 athletes) and India (487...

  • As Test cricket returns to Pakistan, Sri Lanka win toss, opt to bat first against Pakistan

    As Test cricket returns to Pakistan after over a decade, Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat against Pakistan in the first Test at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Wednesday...

    Ahead of the start of the series, Pakistan's skipper Azhar Ali on Tuesday thanked Sri Lanka for returning to Pakistan for the first Test tour in the country in a decade, after a fatal militant attack on their team in 2009 drove international cricket away... ...

  • 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...

  • Pakistan's Muniba Mazari named goodwill ambassador by UN Women

    ISLAMABAD: UN Women, the United Nations entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women, named Muniba Mazari as Pakistan’s first female goodwill ambassador to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls...

    As the goodwill ambassador for UN Women Pakistan, Muniba will dedicate her efforts towards the empowerment of women and girls, and would serve as an advocate for UN Women’s “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It...

  • Afridi to fly out 150 APS students for Pakistan Super League

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan’s Twenty20 skipper Shahid Afridi will fly out 150 Army Public School (APS) students to Dubai to watch the inaugural edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), the all-rounder announced during a visit to the school on Tuesday...

    PSL, Pakistan's franchise-based T20 league, starts next month from February 4 and will feature five teams: Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars, Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta...

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