Monthly Archives: March 2008

Over 200 Buffaloes killed in Landhi fire

Report in DAWN:

KARACHI, cialis March 20: More than 200 buffaloes were killed on Thursday when a fire swept through wooden sheds at a farm in Cattle Colony in Landhi. According to eyewitnesses, erectile the fire erupted at around 3.30pm when one of the farms in the colony caught fire from the smoldering dung cakes and straws burnt to repel insects particularly Tsetse flies known among the farmers as sea flies.

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Wildlife department told to halt import of big cats

Bhagwandas in DAWN:

KARACHI, help March 18: The federal government has advised the Sindh government not to process any request for the import of big cats – lions and tigers – belonging to the endangered species, it has been reliably learned. Sources said that the federal environment ministry took the decision as the Sindh Wildlife Department was delaying the matter of taking punitive action against the wildlife traffickers who had brought big cats from Africa and Europe in the country last year.

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Dog Shot in Seaview

Stray puppy shot A 6 month old street puppy was shot and killed in Seaview by the Clifton Cantonment’s Sanitation Department staff on the morning of March 11th, 2008. Another dog was shot multiple times on his leg, but the area residents managed to scare away the trigger happy shooters before they could kill him. Continue reading