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  • Dar challenges accountability court indictment in Islamabad High Court

    Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday filed two petitions before the Islamabad High Court challenging his indictment by an accountability court in a reference pertaining to his ownership of “assets beyond his known sources of income”...

    Last Monday, the court had rejected a request by Dar’s counsel, Amjad Pervez, to grant them seven days to peruse the record, saying that since the Supreme Court had set a six-month deadline, he could...

  • Supreme Court, Islamabad High Court jurisdiction extended to Fata

    ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Tues­day approved extension of the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and the Islamabad High Court (IHC) to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) as a first step towards implementation of the long overdue reforms in the country’s restive tribal areas...

    In the initial draft that had been prepared in the light of suggestions of a six-member special committee that had proposed merger of the...

  • TCKP organises safari train trip to historic sites

    PESHAWAR: The Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (TCKP) on Saturday organised a daylong safari train trip to the historic Attock Khurd, King Akbar Fort and River Indus...

    He said the safari train was brought from Lahore, which would now be stationed in Peshawar to be available when needed...

  • Concern over financial woes of zoo, Safari Park

    KARACHI: Participants in a meeting held on Tuesday at Karachi University (KU) expressed serious concerns about the financial crisis being faced by the Karachi zoo and Safari Park though they generate large yearly revenues...

    During the discussion on the last meeting’s minutes, it was pointed out that feed contractors had served multiple notices to the respective administrations of the zoo and Safari Park, warning the discontinuation...

  • TCKP arranges safari train trip for transgender persons

    PESHAWAR: The Tourism Corporation of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for the time in the history of the province organised a daylong safari train trip from Peshawar to Attock Khurd for the local transgender persons on Tuesday...

    “We provided transgender persons with a unique and perhaps the first-ever opportunity to go on train safari and know about the rich heritage of the province,” Hayat Ali Shah, senior general manager, told journalists as the...

  • Safari animals being vaccinated after four TB deaths

    KARACHI: A major drive is under way at Safari Park to check the spread of tuberculosis that has killed four animals in recent weeks, it emerged on Thursday...

    Senior veterinarian and additional director of Safari Dr Kazim Hussain confirmed to Dawn that three black bucks and a spotted deer died of the disease a month ago...

  • Safari train tours from Peshawar to Attock Khurd

    PESHAWAR: The Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in collaboration with the Pakistan Railways and Sehrai Travels and Tours initiated train tours from Peshawar to Attock Khurd on Saturday...

    Previously these tours were arranged for a select group of people who were invited to travel on the train
  • Large enclosure at Safari brings happiness to Malika and Sonu

    Now, they often flap their ears and produce calls that indicate their happiness,” Raju Nashman, the elephant caretaker at the Safari Park, tells Dawn how living in a larger area has positively affected the behaviour of these large mammals, earlier kept in a smaller space...

    The two pairs of elephants that were brought to Karachi from Tanzania about six years ago had been confined to small spaces at the zoo and Safari for four...

  • Body to decide fate of four sick lions at Zoo Safari

    LAHORE: The Lahore Zoo Safari, Raiwind Road, management committee has formed a four member panel to look into the possibility of destroying four partially paralysed lions at the park, officials told Dawn...

    Zoo Safari Director Muhammad Shafqat told this reporter that the lions’ disability had been a lingering issue...

  • TCKP organises safari train tour to Attock Khurd

    PESHAWAR: The Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (TCKP), in collaboration with the Pakistan Railways and a private tour operator, Sehrai Tours, on Monday organised a daylong safari train tour from Peshawar to Attock Khurd in commemoration of the Allama Iqbal Day...

    The Abbasin Train Safari was a study and fun-filled tour that was enjoyed by the 70 students from different schools of Peshawar, according to a press release...

  • Three-day free shuttle service between Zoo and Safari on Eid

    LAHORE: A non-ticketed shuttle service will be launched between Lahore Zoo and Zoo Safari for three days, from first day of Eidul Fitar, officials told Dawn...

    Zoo Safari Deputy Director Syed Zafarul Hassan Shah told this reporter that the service, first of its kind, would run from 11am to 5pm daily...

  • Zoo, Safari Park get financial powers

    KARACHI: A major obstacle to upkeep of the Karachi Zoological Garden and Safari Park for a long time was removed on Monday when the city’s commissioner, who also held additional charge of KMC administrator, approved award of financial powers to the administrations of both facilities...

    The decision, sources said, had come in the backdrop of longstanding financial crisis the zoo and Safari administrations were facing in paying off dues...

  • 19 births at Safari park this year

    KARACHI: The year has begun with good news at the Safari park which has seen 19 births over the past few weeks, a visit to the facility showed on Saturday...

    Five babies were born in the Sindh ibex family while two in the urial herd, both highly endangered species,” said senior vet and additional director of Safari Park Dr Kazim Hussain...

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