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  • Hashmi says social media pics of his ‘torture’ are old

    MULTAN: Veteran politician Javed Hashmi has said he is not afraid of being killed and will not step back from his stand...

    Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, Mr Hashmi said a false propaganda was being spread against him on social media that he was tortured by posting old pictures
  • Arrival of animals continues to rise in Karachi

    KARACHI: As arrival of sacrificial animals continues to rise in Karachi with each passing day, the main cattle market on Superhighway is currently drawing more visitors than actual buyers...

    Around 125,000 cows and buffaloes, over 12,000 goats and around 450 camels have so far arrived from the up-country in the Asia’s biggest cattle market, while there is negligible number of animals at other small cattle markets of the city...

  • Shelter for abandoned animals opens in Karachi

    KARACHI: A three-legged dog greets you at the bright red gate of the newly-opened ACF Animal Shelter in Mujahid Colony, Dalmia, and hops alongside you as if it wants to show you around the facility...

    At the shelter’s launch on Sunday the once abandoned animals are learning to trust humans again as they receive gentle pats and lots of love from the guests...

  • Experts warn of spread of disease in Karachi zoo animals

    KARACHI: While the zoo administration is yet to diagnose and declare the disease afflicting Sarah, an exotic white lioness, for the past two months, experts on Sunday called upon the government to take immediate notice of the zoo’s unhygienic conditions, which, they said, was the major reason for disease and death in captive animals...

    The situation, they warned, might become worse if the disease spread to other animals...

  • Environment: Animals on clean-up duty

    Having said this, there are some birds and animals that are also very environment-friendly in terms of keeping the environment clean by consuming the dead fleshy and boney materials...

    There are both omnivorous and carnivorous animals that feed on carrion or dead animals, so they play their important role in maintaining the environment clean and removing germs from the environment...

  • Ban on import of animals perturbs Khyber people

    Officials said that they permitted some local dealers and restaurant owners to bring in sheep and goats from Afghanistan keeping in view the demand of local market for daily consumption and also taking into account additional demand for animals slaughtered during Eidul Azha...

    Dealers say over 20,000 sheep and goats stranded on Afghan side of TorkhamThe personnel of law enforcement agencies took into custody nearly 1,800 sheep and...

  • Animals’ bone powder seized; factory sealed

    TOBA TEK SINGH: A special task force team raided on Thursday Chak 367-JB in Gojra and sealed a factory where allegedly the powder of rotten bones of animals was being manufactured and supplied to the manufacturers of medicines, cattle and poultry feed and custard powder...

  • Rehab for inmates and animals in Australian prison

    SYDNEY: Australian prisoners are caring for animals that have been abandoned, attacked by predators, hit by cars or even seized in a drug bust as part of a rehabilitation programme...

    “Animals show that [love and respect] unconditionally, they don’t judge, so over time they [inmates] form relationships with the animals,” the wildlife centre’s senior officer Ian Mitchell said...

  • 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...

    Sources said the disease that had initially infected a large herd of black bucks spread to other animals including spotted deer...

  • Call to enforce law to stop cruelty to animals

    KARACHI: Civil society activists working for nature conservation and animal welfare have called upon all provincial governments to ensure enforcement of a forgotten law of 1890 — the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act — under which maltreatment of any domestic and captured animals is a punishable act...

    Although these experts were speaking to Dawn about inhumane treatment meted out to animals in general, they specifically criticised...

  • Myths & mysteries: Are animals psychic?

    What made the dog bark as if he had witnessed something dangerous or was he scared? And then there is the cat that looks in a certain direction and freezes in its position with its hair standing up as if it has seen a ghost! Maybe it has!Do animals see things we do not? Can they communicate on a higher level than us? We do know that certain, if not most, animals can sense danger but how much of a sixth sense do they have?Let’s look at some...

  • Youth, animals perish in gun battle

    Reports from the village suggested that a group of around 20 armed men said to be members of the Teghani tribe raided the village and opened indiscriminate fire killing a shepherd, Noor Din Bijarani, and a number of buffaloes and other animals...

    In the ensuing battle, more animals were killed...

  • 1,520kg meat of ‘dead animals’ seized

    LAHORE: At least 1,520kg meat of dead animals was seized from various localities of Nishtar, Iqbal and Shalimar towns here early on Thursday...

    According to CDGL’s Deputy District O(livestock) Dr Rahat, a special raiding team seized the meat of dead animals from the illegally-operated slaughterhouses...

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