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    Safari Park Karachi Operation 1992

  • PIA memorial park in Nepal honours 1992 air crash victims

    KATHMANDU: Even though Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) airplanes were last seen in Kathmandu in mid-December 2014, a memorial monument known as the PIA memorial park still attracts some local and international tourists...

    Nestled in lush green mountains in Lele Valley of the Nepalese capital, there lies a monumental park constructed by PIA for the 167 people who lost their lives on-board flight PK-268 from Karachi to Kathmandu,...

  • 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...

    The meeting of the zoo advisory committee, headed by the Commissioner Karachi was organised at KU’s zoology department...

  • 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...

  • CDA has money to build Safari Park

    ISLAMABAD: CDA mandarins have decided to build a Safari Park of “international standard” inside the F-9 Fatima Jinnah Park, and allocated an “initial amount” of Rs400 million for the 100-acre amusement park...

    “That’s why we have decided to establish a Safari Park...

  • 17 animal babies born at Safari Park

    KARACHI: With 17 recent births, the number of wild goats, sheep, deer, antelopes and llamas has risen to more than 190 at the Safari Park...

    “Having a total of 60 and 70 members, the black bucks and the spotted deer constitute the largest herds at the Safari,” additional director of Safari Park Dr Kazim Hussain said, adding that the number of Sindh ibex and urial had also grown to 19 and 14, respectively, this year...

  • MPA Achakzai indicted for 1992 murder

    QUETTA: Abdul Majeed Achakzai, a member of the Balochistan Assembly from the Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party, was indicted on Friday by Quetta District and Sessions Judge Rashid Mehmood in a murder case of 1992...

  • NA standing body approves amendments to Irsa Act 1992

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Water and Power approved an amendment to the Indus River System Authority (Irsa) bill on Friday which would require the authority to prepare an annual report at the end of each financial year and make it available online...

    The Indus River System Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2017, proposed by MNA Surriya Asghar, was discussed at length in the committee chaired by Muhammad Arshad Khan...
  • Moin Khan on the 1992 World Cup

    25 years ago, on March 25th 1992, the Pakistan cricket team won the World Cup - the wicket keeper at the time - Moin Khan, reminisces about that great day in Pakistan cricketing history...

  • Maryam not PM’s dependant since 1992, SC told

    ISLAMABAD: The counsel for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday informed a five-judge larger bench of the Supreme Court hearing the Panama Papers leaks case that Maryam Nawaz had never been the dependant of her father since she married in 1992...

    Citing a 1998 interview of Hussain Nawaz to BBC’s Tim Sebastian, the counsel said Hussain then was just a student living in Park Lane flats on rent, but in 2001 he became director of the...

  • No talk of 1992 parallels, says Wahab Riaz

    Wahab Riaz insists Pakistan already have enough motivation to win the World Cup without the remarkable parallels to their 1992 title triumph...

    Asked if the players talked about emulating the 1992 champions, Riaz said: "We don't really talk about 1992 that much...

  • New Zealand have definite edge over England since 1992

    KARACHI: The World Cup pedigree can sometimes be misleading but if the recent head-to-head count means anything then New Zealand had clear advantage against England...

    During the 1992 event, with New Zealand co-hosting it with their neighbours Australia, England were blown away quite emphatically — after limping to 200-8 in 50 overs at the Basin Reserve in Wellington — as New Zealand raced to 201-3 in just 40...

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