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  • Spider-man — adventures of the web-slinger

    He may not be the strongest superhero in the universe, but Spider-Man is one of the most loved characters when it comes to comic books...

    His story has been filmed on countless occasions, while comics and cartoons featuring Spider-Man have fascinated children and grownups alike; but do you know the real Spider-Man? Do you know why he became righteous and champions for justice? Simon Hugo’s Spider-Man – Adventures of the Web-Slinger...

  • Why can't Spider-man be black?

    A new batch of documents released by Wikileaks exposes the agreement between Marvel and Sony Pictures on mandatory traits for the Spider-man character, including the requirement for him to be “Caucasian and heterosexual”...

    Creating a Caucasian Spider-man doesn’t make one racist, but making his ‘whiteness’ mandatory, as if the plot is somehow hinged on his skin colour, is quite disturbing...

  • Indian scientists name new spider after Harry Potter hat

    MUMBAI: Indian scientists have discovered a new species of spider that looks “uncannily” like the sorting hat in Harry Potter and have named it after its owner Godric Gryffindor, they said on Thursday...

    The ardent fans of the boy wizard came across the seven millimetre (around a quarter of an inch) spider in October last year during a survey of the lush Western Ghats mountain range in south-west India...

  • As a 'green stimulus', Pakistan sets virus-idled to work planting trees

    But the government has now given him a better option: Join tens of thousands of other out-of-work labourers in planting billions of trees across the country to deal with climate change threats...

    Since Pakistan locked down starting March 23 to try to stem the spread of Covid-19, unemployed day labourers have been given new jobs as "jungle workers", planting saplings as part of the country's 10 Billion Tree Tsunami programme...

  • Trees’ blood?

    REFERENCE Dawn photo report, “CDA chops 300 trees” (July 12)...

    It seems as if it is the blood of the trees that are slaughtered...

  • Furore as decades-old trees auctioned

    SIALKOT: The Pasrur Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) has auctioned 144 five-decades-old trees in the Nawaz Sharif Park allegedly for peanuts over which social, religious, business, educational and political circles have expressed grave concern claiming the TMA has suffered financial loss of millions of rupees...

    There were more than 144 trees in the Nawaz Sharif Park in Pasrur that were stated to be five decades old...

  • Balochistan CM wants end to chopping of trees in Ziarat

    People involved in chopping of juniper trees were committing an atrocity with themselves, he said during a visit to Ziarat festival...

    “Cutting juniper trees should be declared a social crime and every resident of the area should become a protector of the trees,” he said...

  • Three roads to have date palm trees

    GUJRAT: The district government has arranged at least 500 date palm trees for plantation on the medians of three thoroughfares including the old GT Road...

    Around 400 of these trees have been bought by the funding from three different trade organisations of the city...

  • Faizabad ‘tent city’ residents raid nearby trees for firewood

    RAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD: Protesters who are staging a sit-in on Faizabad Interchange have been chopping trees in the vicinity to use for firewood as the mercury has dropped...

    “We have came to know that a large number of small trees, or branches from some big trees have been chopped down by the protesters, but the actual picture will only become clear once the area is vacated,” said Capital Development Authority spokesperson Mazhar...

  • Asian beetle pushing US ash trees to extinction

    It has already wiped out tens of millions of trees throughout the United States and Canada, and can kill off virtually an entire forest of ash within six years, the IUCN said...

    “Their decline, which will likely affect over 80 per cent of the trees, will dramatically change the composition of both wild and urban forests,” Murphy Westwood, of IUCN’s Global Tree Specialist Group, said in a statement...

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