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  • Puma dies at Lahore zoo

    LAHORE: A male puma died on Saturday at Lahore Zoo, said Zoo officials...

    The puma named Moti, was nine-year-old and brought to Lahore Zoo from Karachi back in 2009...

  • Puma triplets born at zoo

    KARACHI: The birth of three puma cubs saved the day for zoo officials who remained in the media spotlight after the recent death of a Bengal tiger, it emerged during a visit to the zoo on Saturday...

    The zoo has a poor track record in handling newborns, as last year two puma cubs died within two months of their birth...

  • Karachi zoo officials struggling to save last puma cub

    KARACHI: After the death of its two siblings in less than two weeks, the little surviving puma has become a test case for the zoo staff that remained clueless on Thursday about how one of the cubs recently acquired tetanus and died...

    The first death of the puma cub, however, was blamed on ‘malnutrition’...

  • Wheat growers demand gunny bags

    HYDERABAD: The Sindh Hari Committee has condemned non-provision of gunny bags to wheat growers...

    At a meeting held under the chairmanship of Azhar Jatoi here on Tuesday, the committee said that it appeared as if gunny bags were meant only for PPP jiyalas or influential landowners...

  • Kenya imposes world’s toughest law against plastic bags

    NAIROBI: Kenyans producing, selling or even using plastic bags will risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of $40,000 from Monday, as the world’s toughest law aimed at reducing plastic pollution came into effect...

    The East African nation joins more than 40 other countries that have banned, partly banned or taxed single use plastic bags, including China, France, Rwanda, and Italy...

  • British writer Ishiguro bags literature Nobel

    STOCKHOLM: Kazuo Ishiguro, the British author of The Remains of the Day, won the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday for a run of “exquisite” novels that the Swedish Academy said mixed Franz Kafka with Jane Austen...

    The writer said winning the award was “flabbergastingly flattering”
  • Pollution & plastic bags

    THE use of polythene bags causes pollution and adversely effects our planet...

    An international research study says that every year more than 500bn plastic bags are used worldwide...

  • Commission orders opening of sealed vote bags

    ISLAMABAD: Accepting the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) request, the inquiry commission investigating allegations of rigging in the 2013 general elections finally allowed the opening of sealed election bags for the retrieval of copies of the Form 15 from all polling stations for each constituency of all national as well as provincial assemblies...

    “After inviting opinions from the counsel representing various political parties, it...

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