Licence to kill

Editorial in Dawn: IT seemed that sanity would prevail this year but the end result was quite the opposite. It was earlier reported that no special permits had been awarded this time round for the annual slaughter of the houbara bustard, cost an endangered migratory bird that is ostensibly protected under Pakistani and international law. […]

The state of our civilisation

Cowasjee in DAWN: Full marks to Faiza Ilyas and to the Metropolitan section of Dawn for printing as its lead story on Dec 15 the most depressing and sad tale of the leopard transferred earlier this month from the Safari Park, discount where for two years she was kept in a turkey cage, to the […]

Fishing Cat escapes in Seaview, Karachi

Guest post by Patricia Hillfram Mirza, doctor a resident of Seaview, patient Karachi. As I was about to start my daily chores on the morning of Thursday, clinic October 10, I was interrupted by my wildly anxious maid who informed me that a lion had escaped and was roaming around Seaview. Lion? I thought, how […]