Mufti Shahabuddin Popalzai has announced at Masjid Qasim Ali Khan that the moon of Shawwal has been sighted in Peshawar and Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. The Federal Government has already announced that Met office predicted that the moon will be sighted in the country on Tuesday, June 4 and Eid will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.
US hunter, Joseph Bradford has paid $80,000 or Rs17.12 million for the trophy-hunting permit for a Markhor in Chitral. Bradford used the traditional method of archery. It was for the first time that the hunter used an arrow and a bow to hunt an animal. The horns of the hunted animal were measured at 40 inches. 80 percent of the
According to the United Nation’s Human Development Index (HDI) 2020 rankings, Pakistan ranked 154th among 189 countries. Previously, HDI rankings were measured by combining indicators of health, education, and standards of living. This year, the development index included ‘a nation’s carbon dioxide emissions’ and ‘material footprint that put enormous strain on the planet’. The United States stood 17th in the rankings.
President Dr Arif Alvi approved the government’s “stringent” and “holistic” Anti-Rape (Investigation and Trial) Ordinance, 2020 to help expedite cases of sexual abuse against women and children. Under this ordinance, special courts are to be set up across the country to expedite trials and cases of rape at the earliest. The courts are to deal with rape cases within four months.
Two Himalayan bears which were going to be relocated from Islamabad Zoo to a Jordanian sanctuary run by Princess Alia Foundation, have been barred from leaving Pakistan, animal welfare organization Four Paws said on Wednesday evening. The former dancing bears, Suzie and Bubloo, are the last animals remaining at the now closed zoological garden, after elephant Kaavan was moved to