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  • Urial on ‘verge of extinction’ in Khushab

    SARGODHA: The population of urial in Khushab district is at the brink of extinction as reportedly only about 150 animals have survived in the mountains of the district, mainly in the Soon Valley in the north west of the district...

    The ruins of a rest house in Sodi Jaiwal, at the foothills of the mountains, surrounded by a thick forest, reminds one of the days when it was used as a hunting lodge by Ayub Khan and Nawab of Kalabagh, the...

  • Lifeless election campaign worries PML-N supporters in Khushab

    FOR a district that has two seats at stake in the National Assembly and four in the provincial legislature and some 40 candidates in the race for the general election, Khushab seems immune to election fever...

    So far, 18 FIRs have been lodged against different candidates and their supporters in Khushab district...

  • Thal hospital a victim of neglect

    LAYYAH: Health authorities have failed to make the Nawaz Sharif Thal Hospital fully functional even seven months after a directive by Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif during a visit to the facility in August last...

    A five-member CMIT visited the Thal Hospital on Aug 30 last year and examined the hospital record, held meetings with officials and submitted its report to the chief minister...

  • Nadir Magsi wins Thal jeep rally

    LAYYAH: Nadir Magsi won the race in the second Thal jeep rally that ended here on Sunday in the desert tehsil of Layyah...

    A large number of people turned up to enjoy the colourful events of Thal mela...

  • Thal’s diminishing biodiversity

    The Thal desert, situated in Punjab, is largely stretched between the Jhelum and Sindh rivers close to the Potohar Plateau...

    The desert covers the districts of Layyah, Muzaffargarh, Bhakkar, Khushab, Mianwali, and Jhang from the left bank of the river Jhelum...

  • Thal jeep rally festival ends with a bang

    LAYYAH: The three-day Thal festival and jeep rally ended with a bang here on Saturday night in Choubara, the desert tehsil of Layyah district...

    The first Thal jeep rally was organised by the Punjab tourism department which had started from Tibba Shahwala near Head Muhammadwala in Muzaffargarh district on Nov 5...

  • Can I grow Almond trees in Thal?

    The subject of widespread planting of Conocarpus erectus in Pakistan is a very touchy one indeed, though I am sure someone is bound to disagree...

    Can almonds be cultivated in the sandy area of Thal, District Khushab?A...

  • Chakwal’s historic public school converted into centre of excellence

    CHAKWAL: The Punjab government has converted Chakwal’s historic Government High School No 1 into centre of excellence which will be run by the Punjab Daanish Schools and Centres of Excellence Authority...

    The building of the school built by Sardar Chet Singh, Sardar Harbans Singh and their other friends in 1910 was demolished last year after being declared dangerous by the district administration...

  • No judicial probe into Army Public School carnage: KP govt

    PESHAWAR: One year after the Army Public School and College Peshawar carnage, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has no plan to conduct judicial inquiry into the gory incident...

    He said the provincial government had notified Dec 16 as a public holiday, while educational institutions and departments in Peshawar district would remain closed to honour 144 people, who were killed in the APS terrorist attack, pay respect to them and...

  • Govt asked to make school massacre report public

    PESHAWAR: Speakers at a seminar here on Wednesday urged the government to make public the investigation report regarding attack on Army Public School, Peshawar...

    The Pakhtunkhwa Civil Society Network, a group of various NGOs, also observed an ‘education sit-in’ outside Peshawar Press Club and demanded construction of educational institutions in the name of each killed student of Army Public School, Peshawar...

  • Review: This Army Public School attack game fails on every front

    In an attempt to honour the valour of Pakistan Army soldiers, the Punjab IT Board last month released an Android game themed on the Peshawar Army Public School attack in December 2014...

    This first-person shooter (FPS) game titled 'Pakistan Army Retribution' is based on the tragedy, when terrorists massacred 144 pupils in what was the country's most brutal terror attack...

  • Public school exit

    THE other day, someone mentioned that he had decided to move his child from a private school to a public one...

    Such instances are rare in Pakistan; generally, it’s the other way round...

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