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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...

  • Likely to spare Sindh coast, Ashobaa turns city weather pleasant

    KARACHI: The tropical cyclone Ashobaa, currently located at around 700 kilometres south of the city, has turned north-west towards the Persian Gulf, missing the Sindh coast though affecting weather in Pakistan’s coastal areas including Karachi...

    Though still quite far from the coast, Ashobaa has started influencing the weather of Karachi that experienced a cloudy day, said a weatherman...

  • Drizzle makes city weather pleasant

    KARACHI: The Karachiites had a pleasant day on the fourth consecutive day on Sunday with cloudy sky and intermittent drizzle in different parts of the city with the maximum temperature of 31...

    5 degrees Celsius, said a meteorological department official and added that similar weather conditions might persist on Monday...

  • Punjab: Under the weather

    It’s a slow start for political parties in Punjab: local body elections in the province are scheduled on September 20, but the hot summers and the prolonged delimitation process and are already dampening all impetus for the grass-root electoral bout...

    Most are awaiting the final list of constituencies that will be issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on July 28, after objections to the demarcations it has carried out...

  • Five gangs yet to surrender in Punjab's riverine area

    DERA GHAZI KHAN: The anti-criminal Zarb-i-Aahan operation in the riverine area of Punjab's Rajanpur district continues on Thursday, even as notorious gangster Ghulam Rasool, alias Chotoo, and his 13 men surrendered before the Pakistan Army a day earlier...

    District police officer Ghulam Mubashar Maken told Dawn that some gangs had not surrendered as yet and put up resistance against security forces, but maintained that forces would...

  • 'No disease-free area': Summary to Punjab CM estimates 670,800 cases in Lahore alone

    An alarming summary presented by the Punjab Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department to Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar almost two weeks ago had revealed that "no workplace and residential area of any town is disease-free" in the provincial capital, it emerged on Monday...

    Advising against a 'smart lockdown' because all areas in the city had been impacted, the summary said there were an estimated 670,800 coronavirus cases in...

  • Can CPEC weather Pakistan's political storm?

    In a highly partisan political environment, China reiterated its neutrality towards the internal affairs of the country by stating its resolve to abide by ‘a strategic cooperative partnership with Pakistan’...

    A statement on the subject mailed to Dawn by the Chinese Embassy reads, “It hopes that all parties and sections in Pakistan can prioritise state and national interests, properly deal with their domestic affairs, maintain unity...

  • Bad weather delays fourth day of Pakistan-Sri Lanka Test

    Overnight rain and poor light continued to mar the first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, stopping the start of play on the fourth day on Saturday...

    The Test is the first in Pakistan since a militant attack on the Sri Lankan team bus killed eight people in March 2009, leading to the suspension of international cricket in the country as foreign teams refused to visit over security fears...

  • Pakistan face Slovenia today amid inclement weather

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan take on Slovenia in the Davis Cup Asia Oceania playoff starting here at the Pakistan Sports Complex on Friday amid inclement weather conditions in the federal capital...

    Meanwhile, the referee said while the weather in the federal capital was unpredictable the tie was most likely to happen on March 6-7...

  • PM Imran hopeful Pakistan's 'hot and dry' weather will mitigate virus threat

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday expressed the hope that Pakistan's "hot and dry" weather will help to mitigate the coronavirus outbreak, urging citizens to exercise social distancing and self-discipline...

    There is a difference of opinion, but some doctors say that the type of heat Pakistan experiences, that makes the virus lose its effectiveness [to spread]...

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