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  • Man fined for ‘illegally’ importing parrots

    LAHORE: A Punjab Wildlife squad on Sunday night caught 559 exotic birds at Lahore International Airport which were being illegally imported to Pakistan from the Netherlands...

    District Wildlife Officer Javed Awan told Dawn that parakeets (different kinds of parrots) were being unlawfully imported to Pakistan...

  • Green parrots released after being confiscated from traffickers

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Wildlife Management Board released 18 green parrots into their natural habitat on Sunday after confiscating them from animal traffickers last week...

    Wildlife Board Chairman Dr Anisur Rehman said the population of green parrots in Islamabad and the rest of the country is declining because of an increase in illegal trade...

  • Australian FM to visit Pakistan in May

    ISLAMABAD: Australian Foreign Minister Ms Julie Bishop’s will arrive in Pakistan on May 6 on a two-day official visit...

    "During her visit, Minister Bishop will hold meetings with Advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal," a spokesman for the Australian High Commission to Pakistan told DawnNews...

  • Pakistan to feature in Victorian Open, Australian Open

    ISLAMABAD: A three-member Pakistan squad will proceed to Australia on July 22 to feature in Victorian Open and Australian Open, Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) secretary Group Captain Aamir Nawaz said on Tuesday...

    “We will send three players — Nasir Iqbal, Farhan Zaman and Tayyab Aslam — to represent the country in Victorian Open and Australian Open events,” Aamir said...

  • Aisam links up with Pakistan cricket team ahead of Australian Open

    As tennis greats Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams prepare to take part in the Australian Open, the New Zealanders next door are bracing for some hard-hitting cricket entertainment when the Kiwis take on the Shahid Afridi-led Pakistan side in a series of T20s and ODIs...

    Pakistan's top tennis player Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi is flying the country's flag at the Australian Open, and the star linked up with...

  • Australian expert shows concern over ‘growing’ illegal organ trade in Pakistan

    KARACHI: A three-day joint session conducted with visiting Australian doctors and Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) concluded on Wednesday with concerns over the growing trend of illegal organ transplantation in Pakistan...

    On the basis of a monitoring report that indicated that in Pakistan the trend of organ trade had showed a decline till 2013 but resurfaced thereafter, Prof Chapman said in his dissertation that...

  • Australian seamers decimate Pakistan to take charge

    BRISBANE: A withering spell of fast bowling backed up by exceptional catching had Pakistan on their knees as Australia took charge of the day-night first Test in Brisbane on Friday...

    At the close, Pakistan were hanging on at 97 for eight and trailing by 332 runs, still 133 runs short of avoiding the follow-on...

  • Pakistan great Abdul Qadir's son chosen for Australian PM's XI

    The 25-year-old Usman Qadir's father took 236 wickets in 67 Tests from 1977 to 1990 and is generally regarded as Pakistan's best-ever leg-spinner...

    Usman Qadir, who also played first-class cricket in Pakistan, took 36 wickets in just six games in Sydney, figures that brought him to the attention of current Australia coach Justin Langer and former test bowler Geoff Lawson...

  • Mixed doubles: Sania-Dodig end Aisam's Australian Open campaign

    Pakistan tennis ace Aisam-ul-Haq-Qureshi's Australian Open campaign came to an end on Tuesday after a second round loss to the Indo-Croatian pair of Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig in the mixed doubles event...

    Aisam, 35, suffered the worst possible start to the 2016 season, crashing out in the first round of the Australian Open men's doubles event on Thursday...

  • Australian opener Warner ruled out of Bangladesh Tests

    SYDNEY: Australia will be forced to blood an entirely new opening partnership in Bangladesh next month after David Warner was ruled out of the two-Test series with a broken finger on Friday...

    Warner, whose opening partner Chris Rogers retired after the recent Ashes defeat, sustained the injury in a one-dayer against England last week and a hand specialist in Sydney has confirmed he will not be fit to make the trip
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