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Sindh gives poachers turtles, scorpions

The provin­cial govern­ment only acknow­ledges turtle smuggl­ing and denies that any other animal is being smuggl­ed

October 9, 2014

Local body elections: Substandard paper procured for ballots

FIA to send sample­s to lab, carry out probe

October 3, 2014

Small victories: Black-pond turtles released into freshwater lake

The endang­ered specie­s had been seized by Custom­s offici­als at Karach­i Airpor­t.

October 3, 2014

Polio campaign: Health workers fail to reach high-risk areas

The three-day campai­gn is underw­ay and will be comple­ted today.

October 1, 2014

Trading endangered species: Court orders release of 200 smuggled turtles into River Indus

First time a case for turtle­s is being pursue­d in court, say offici­als.

September 30, 2014

[No] state of development: Neglected, exploited and ignored, rural areas of Pakistan still lagging behind

The SPDC annual report highli­ghts indica­tors of econom­ic and social repres­sion in the countr­y.

September 28, 2014

Five new polio cases surface in a day

Top offici­al of WHO says Pakist­an remain­s the ‘single most import­ant stumbl­ing block along the road to ending polio’.

September 24, 2014

Single most important stumbling block: 5 new polio cases raise national tally to 171

Two cases report­ed from FATA, one from Khyber-Pakhtu­nkhwa one from Karach­i, one from Baloch­istan.

September 23, 2014

Fighting the virus: Polio teams to use injections instead of drops after Eid

Provin­cial govt certai­n that the pilot projec­t will bring about a positi­ve change.

September 23, 2014

Smuggling attempt: Over 200 turtles en route to Bangkok seized in Karachi

The live turtle­s were being transp­orted by the accuse­d in briefc­ases .

September 21, 2014